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Yoga - Biking - Taconic

Giulia & I invite you to a weekend of adventure in Upstate NY. Shrug off the city and ease into a woodland weekend. The perfect active weekend escape: “camping” in modernized rustic cabins, eating local country style food, outdoor and indoor yoga sessions, 44 miles of biking through pristine countryside, relaxing by the pond, and other fun activities.

Our destination is Taconic State Park, at the junction of New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts. We'll be staying close to a 1,000-foot waterfall called Bash Bish Falls that can only be described as spectacular! Nestled in the woods, our cabins with have screened-in porches and are fully serviced with bathrooms, showers, heat, electricity, bedding, towels, fire places, full kitchens, living rooms and more.

On Saturday, there will be an option of hiking to the Falls or taking a bike ride to Catamount Aerial Forest Adventure Park where you'll be challenged to cross bridges, climb ladders, pass obstacles and zip lines. Alternatively, you can choose to simply hang out by the pond, read a book or go on a leisurely hike.

We'll be waking up to sit for meditation in nature, and move through invigorating yoga sessions that will make you feel empowered and embodied. We will tell stories by the fire and retreat our bodies, minds and spirits from the urban environment.

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Retreat Schedule

Friday September 22th

We'll depart Friday morning at 9:45am from Grand Central Station with the Metro North (Harlem line). Arrive in Wassaic at the beginning of Bike trail at 12:03pm, the bike ride is about 3- 4 hours (22 miles one way) with a breakfast break half way at Millerton. Most of the bike trail is flat and goes through forests, ponds, meadow, swamps, corn fields and vast open spaces.

5:00pm into sunset Yoga Session with Giulia.

7:00pm Dinner at the local country pub

Fire and toasting marshmellows into the evening

Saturday September 23th

9am Morning Vinyasa class with Ariel.

11am Bike to "Dad's Diner" for breakfast at Copake.

12:30 - 5:30pm options for the afternoon: play ball games, frisbee, go on a short hike for meditation by the Bish Bash waterfall, bike or car ride to Catamount Aerial Adventure Park or just relax and chill ..

5:30pm into sunset Chilled out Yoga Session with Giulia

7:30pm Dinner at the local country pub

Fire and toasting marshmallows into the evening

Sunday September 24th

9am Morning Vinyasa with Giulia

11am Breakfast sandwiches coffee and tea

11:30am Start the bike ride back to Wassaic

4:27pm Train ~ arrives GCT at 6.46pm

Optional journeys: Leave on your own, biking back the way we rode in and catch 

an earlier train or later train. Earlier: leave 2:27pm arrive GCT at 4:47pm.

Later train: leave 6:58pm arrive GCT 9:16pm

 


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Early bird (before Aug15th): $475

Regular Price: $550

Deposite: non refundable $220

** space is limited!

Please contact us to get more inifo and find a paying method

 

Links:

Catamount Aerial Adventure Park (watch the little video!!)

Harlem Rail Trail Map

 

 


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