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Lake George Bliss Retreat

Join Metta Yoga on an unforgettable journey, October 3-6, 2024, right on the shores of Lake George. Immerse yourself in bliss with lakeside yoga, breathtaking hikes, and the tranquil beauty of Lake George. Craft mindful Malas, savor a scenic dinner cruise, and unwind in rooms on the lake!

Join Metta Yoga on an unforgettable journey, October 3-6, 2024, right on the shores of Lake George. Immerse yourself in bliss with lakeside yoga, breathtaking hikes, and the tranquil beauty of Lake George. Craft mindful Malas, savor a scenic dinner cruise, and unwind in rooms on the lake!

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A transformative journey with Metta Yoga at the Lake George Bliss Retreat, October 3-6, 2024. Nestled against the picturesque backdrop of Lake George, this retreat is a harmonious blend of yoga, hiking, and exploration, promising a rejuvenating experience for mind, body, and soul. Led by Jennifer Hansen +cohost Caitlin Flanagan.

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Retreat Schedule + Details
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*Schedule is subject to change*
Thursday, Arrival and Welcome
- 3:00 PM: Flexible check-in at Shore Meadows Resort
- 4:30 PM: Welcome games and icebreakers
- 6:00 PM: Opening ceremony and group yoga session
- 7:30 PM: Group campfire and cocktail hour, meet and greet
- 9:00 PM: S'mores by the campfire and a soothing sound bath experience
- **Dinner on your own** - Explore local dining options in Lake George.

Friday: Discover Lake George
- 7:00 AM: Morning yoga session
- 8:30 AM: Free time to explore Lake George (breakfast and lunch on your own)
- 4:00 PM: Yoga and sound bath meditation
- 7:00 PM: Group dinner on a dinner cruise on Lake George (dinner included in cost)
- 9:30 PM: Campfire, byo cocktails/mocktails, and backyard games under the stars

Saturday,  Hike and Mindful Malas
- 7:00 AM: Morning yoga session
- 8:30 AM: Optional breakfast at FlapJack Pete's for those interested (not included in cost)
- 11:00 AM: Guided morning hike to Pilot Knob Point, an opportunity to connect with nature
- 2:00 PM: Mindful Malas afternoon craft session
- 5:00 PM: Evening yoga to unwind and rejuvenate
- 7:00 PM: Dinner at Gaslight (not included in pricing, participants responsible for their meals)

Sunday,  Closing and Departure
- 8:00 AM: Morning yoga session to start the day with clarity and intention
- 10:00 AM: Check-out and farewells

 

 

Pricing includes: 

  • 3 nights accommodations at Shore Meadows Lodge.

  • Each room has a kitchen. Meals are NOT included on this retreat other than the dinner cruise.  

  • Daily Yoga/Meditation

  • 1 guided hike

  • 1 dinner cruise

  • Gratuity NOT included for any guest scheduled activities, outings etc.

*Trips do not include airfare/transportation or travelers insurance. 

Meet the Hosts
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I'm Jennifer Hansen: Founder, Instructor and Heart Behind Metta Yoga. 

I am a certified RYT 200 vinyasa based instructor with a love for teaching slow flow and grounding practices. In addition to teaching and running Metta Yoga, I am a full time Phys Ed teaching in Monmouth County. 

Lake George has always held a special place in my heart. Its serene natural beauty, grounding energy, and the vast, calming expanse of the lake have been a source of inspiration and rejuvenation for me. It’s a place where I often retreat to reconnect with nature, find peace, and recharge my spirit.

 

I am thrilled to invite you to our retreat at Lake George, where you can experience the same tranquility and grounding effects that I cherish. Our retreat is designed not only to deepen your practice but also to cultivate a supportive and vibrant community. Together, let's create unforgettable memories, embrace the joy and serenity that Lake George offers, and build lasting connections.

 

Welcome to Metta Yoga – where kindness, community, and the comfort of nature come together.

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Hi Metta Tribe! I’m Caitlin and I am a 200HR RYT. I started my yoga journey in 2017 and in 2020, made the leap to take a teacher training to obtain a better understanding for my own practice and I felt deeply called to share this powerful practice with the world. In my classes, I incorporate meditation, breath work and a challenging (but fun!) physical practice. Tapping into the mind, body and spirit because it is all connected- and so are we! Lake George has a way of immersing you in its natural beauty that for me, it’s like my reset button or charger. It is a magical place that I hold near + dear to my heart as I take trips with friends there almost every Summer. The beauty of the Adirondacks reminds us to slow down and be present. It is a way for all of us to disconnect from the external world for a bit and spend quality time in nature together! I can’t wait to experience the magic Lake George holds with you! 

Investment

  • Shared Room (Double Occupancy) $850
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    ncludes accommodations, activities, and dinner cruise.

  • Single Room $1,145 - Single Room - $1,145 per person
    Includes accommodations, activities, and dinner cruise.

  • *NOTE* Each room has a kitchen, so you can bring your own food or choose to go out for meals. The only food included on this trip is the dinner cruise. We encourage guests to bring snacks and beverages of their choice as well.

Terms & Conditions

PAYMENT POLICY

All guests must be paid in full for their trip before arriving at Lake George 

Any guests paying a deposit, will be charged the remainder of the balance one month before the trip. September 3rd, 2024 the card on file will be charged the remainder. 

 

After September 1st the option to put down a deposit will no longer be available. Any guest wanting to purchase must pay in full. 

 

Anything extra purchased or booked will be charged upon checkout. This includes but is not limited to massages, extra excursions, and gift shop items.

RETREAT CANCELLATIONS

It is your responsibility to read and understand our cancellation policy before making a reservation. Naturally, no one books with the intention of canceling or postponing their retreat, but unexpected things do happen, so please purchase travel cancellation insurance once you have made your reservation.

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

The cancellation policy below is designed to protect both retreat leaders and all retreat attendees (prospective and current).

 

CANCELLATION | Initiated by Participant

Please note that there will be no refunds or discounts for arriving late, leaving early, flight cancellations, travel delays, illness or any other unexpected occurrence. If you cancel your participation in the retreat for any reason, the cancellation policy below will apply, with no exceptions.
We wish we could compensate people for unforeseen circumstances, but we have incurred expenses that once paid we cannot refund. We strongly encourage you to purchase travel insurance if you have concerns.

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

Before August  3rd, you can request to receive a partial refund, 50%

ONLY if you paid in full and  we are able to reassign your room to another participant are you eligible to receive the 50% refund.

- Your non-refundable $400 deposit will not be refunded.

After August 15th there will be no refunds.

 

CANCELLATION | Initiated by retreat leaders

While we do not anticipate canceling this retreat, if Metta Yoga must cancel a booked retreat date for any reason, you may transfer your full retreat payment to another retreat, or you may request a refund of your payment to us, constituting a full settlement.


Metta Yoga is not responsible for your expenses incurred in preparation for any canceled retreat, such as airline tickets, loss of work, and/or other costs associated with preparing for your trip. Again, if you have any concerns please purchase travel insurance.

 

To cancel, you must send an email stating that you wish to cancel to: info@mettayoganj.com

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