Come enjoy a weekend of relaxation, yoga and creativity at this amazing summer retreat! We want you to come, stretch, relax, bond and have some fun while enjoying all that the Adirondacks have to offer during this beautiful time of year. You may have some new experiences and make some new friends. The weekend will combine yoga, meditation, hiking kayaking and amazing group activities to spur your creative juices. Lodging and meals are included too. We anticipate this to be a super fun, magical weekend. Grab a friend and come have an amazing weekend in the Adirondacks!!! The price is $465 for the weekend which includes food, lodging, wine, yoga and workshops. Leave a $50 deposit to reserve your spot by May 1 and pay the balance by 6/15.
Nestled in the Adirondacks, overlooking a beautiful pristine lake, with a private lake and access to private hiking trails, the lodge is the focal point of a special place that offers options for activity as well as rest and relaxation. Only 75 minutes from Downtown Saratoga Springs, in the beautiful Adirondacks, at Elk Lake Lodge is where we will gather. This beautiful property that overlooks the lake that has the feel and flavor of an old fashioned authentic Adirondack lodge. In addition to a stunning view of Elk Lake and the woods, this lodge offers a wonderful restaurant (custom meals will be served for the group),
The price for this weekend will be $466 per person for double occupancy; we will pair you up with a same sex roommate if you are a single registrant but want a double occupancy!)
This price includes everything for the weekend that you will be doing – lodging, delicious carefully prepared meals, Yoga, kayaking, hiking, meditation, art projects, and wine. You will only be responsible for getting yourself to the hotel and any alcohol you would like to consume (beyond the wine).
Yoga – if you have never practiced yoga or if you have a regular practice, you will love practicing here. Carrie Kaufman and Vicki Brignati are both accomplished Y200 yoga teachers with years of experience. They will lead you through challenging and relaxing practices on the gorgeous dock overlooking Elk Lake.
Meditation – start the day with a meditation. This guided meditation will enable you to start your day with clarity and a renewed sense of calm. If you have never meditated before, come try it. The benefits are many.
Team events – There will be social events both Friday and Saturday evenings for people to gather, get to know each other, let off steam and have a great time.
Workshops –The group will be lead in exercises to release the creative juices and will have the opportunity to try their hand in drawing and painting this picturesque destination. Even if you have never picked up a pencil or a paint brush, you will have an amazing time playing with this activity in the beautiful outdoors.
Plan on arriving at 5:00- 6:00pm on Friday to check into your room, unpack and unwind. There will be a welcoming circle and a yoga class at 6:00pm and then the group will enjoy a delicious dinner. There will be a team event in the lounge following dinner and later at the outdoor fire pit. You wouldn’t want to miss this opportunity to bond with other retreat goers.
A light snack will be available before you begin the day’s activities in the restaurant starting at 7:30. There will be a guided meditationand Yoga will from 8:30-10:00 followed by breakfast from 10-11:00. After breakfast is the first workshop until 1:00. Lunch will be served from 1-2:00. After lunch, the group will meet in the lobby to go on a light afternoon hike. There will be a few hours of free time to kayak or relax before we come back for some stretching which should conclude around 6:15 so you have time to freshen up before our group dinner at 7:00pm. After dinner, meet us back in the lounge for the evening activity.
Snack and coffee will be served at 7:30 and meditation and yoga will be offered at 8:30am and will run until 10:15. Freshen up and pack up and meet us for painting on the deck at 11:00. Lunch will follow and then you can check out and prepare to return to your lives and family in early afternoon on Sunday.