Yoga is a Sanskrit word meaning “union”. Whether you're here for a weekend with your friends and family, a wedding, yoga retreat or a class, we welcome you in our 1200sf pavilion specifically designed to shelter unions of all kinds. Located on top of a hill facing East you'll be able to start each day in meditation soaking up the energy of the rising sun and end with restorative yoga and the sun setting behind you. A built in stereo surround system let’s you plug in your playlist from your phone, a vintage counter transform into an altar, dimmable lights allow you to create an intimate atmosphere and our Manduka yoga equipment provides everything from mats, blocks, blankets, bolsters and straps to hold space in a nurturing and supported environment. Take advantage of our state of the art equipment or let the sound and feel of nature around you be the guide into your inner journey. Overlooking a pond, meadows, trees and the sky you will be able to connect to yourself and each other in a place where time seems to stand still. Within 2h from NYC and 20min from Hudson and Albany, you’ll be able to let the outside world behind, check in your past and future at the gate and allow yourself to just be.
T H I N K L E S S A N D B E M O R E
COMMUNITY YOGA CLASS
Starting in June we kick off our summer community yoga classes and workshops at the pavilion. Life is a breeze in our sunset vinyasa class at the pavilion every Monday from 6-7pm. Settle into the setting sun with a relaxing class overlooking the pond, inhale the surrounding nature and exhale your busy day with supported props. All levels and drop-ins are welcome, price is $10pp. Our next workshop will be a 6-week series on Yoga for Healthy Aging taught by Jennifer Meehan, a registered yoga teacher with the Yoga Alliance and a member of the Iyengar Yoga National Association of the United States. In addition to teaching regular classes at the Yoga Loft in Albany Jen offers workshops on Yoga for Back Care. Her class will be Wednesday evenings from June 19 – July 24 from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. and the cost will be $50 per person for the entire series. For registration please contact her directly at Tel: 518-210-6435 or email@example.com
PRIVATE YOGA CLASS
Being flexible is often more a state of mind than a physical state of being and we hope to help you find that balance in your life. Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced student we’ll be happy to support you in your practice. Settle into your new space and allow a gentle yoga class to open a doorway to yourself, connect to each other, drawing attention inwards away from your travels and into your new space. The yoga class is taught in the vinyasa style by a local teacher and can be custom tailored to your needs.
Costs: $25/pp including all yoga equipment or $200 for a group of up to 14 yogis
YOGA WELCOME PACKAGE
After long travels wind down with a restorative yoga class on comfortable props helping you to settle down and create space for new connections and fresh thinking. Start the new day with sun salutations and unite with your group of friends and family in an invigorating flow of alignment, music and meditation. Your choice of 2 yoga classes with a local vinyasa teacher to start and finish the day in harmony with nature.
Costs: $40pp including all yoga equipment or $350 for a group of up to 14 yogis
YOGA TEACHER PACKAGE
We offer a weekend package for yoga teachers looking to bring students to a secluded setting surrounded by nature with all the amenities of a luxurious retreat. It includes check-in at 2pm on Friday until noon on Sunday, 2 nights in the comfort of the historic manor house with accomodations for 14 guests + 2 teachers, the pavilion with sound system and lighting, 14 sets of yoga equipment with mats, bolsters, blankets, blocks, and straps, table and chairs for up to 24, china, glass and silverware and a caretaker to help you with logistics. Please refer to our recommended Vendors for catering options and places to stay for larger groups and check out our Spa Services to offer your guests a well deserved pampering experience.
Costs: $2400 for a group of up to 16, $50 for any additional guest.
Y O G A E Q U I P M E N T
• PROlite 71" Mat: The Manduka PRO series is the industry-leading choice for yoga mats with unmatched density and cushioning providing superior joint protection.
• Manduka Wool Blanket made of 100% recycled fibers, this blanket is moldable and foldable to support your body in restorative and dynamic yoga poses for the ultimate warmth, comfort, and versatility.
• Manduka Round Bolster is lightweight, classic and round featuring a resilient, long lasting fiber-fill to create a firm cushion that provides superior support.
• Yoga Block The lightweight yoga block provides unbeatable comfort, style and support.
• Fitness Exercise Yoga Strap
• Handcrafted Silk Eye Pillow filled with organic flaxseeds
R E T R E A T S
AUGUST 16 -18, 2019
The summer is a time of passion, adventure, exploration, and joy. We’re thrilled to welcome back Victoria Swift Rutledge and her celebratory retreat in the name of the hottest time of the year. This is your chance to soak up the last rays of summer with good food, good company, and the wisdom of yoga to fill your heart and mind. Space is very limited, so don’t delay.