Yoga and Meditation Retreat / Merav Ben Horin
Join Merav for a weekend retreat at Ananda Ashram, located just over an hour from the city. Enjoy two daily Yoga classes combining asanan practice, pranayama,and restorative, fire ceremony and meditation, delicious and healthy vegetarian meals and plenty of free time for relaxing by the lake, swimming in the pool, hiking in the forest and nourishing your spirit. The retreat is perfect for beginners to the more experienced practitioners.
Arrive Friday by 4pm for our yoga blend restorative and meditation, leave sunday by 2pm with a clear, fresh and spirited mind and body :
Prices (include all yoga and meditation, Ashram program, daily meals and two nights accommodation):
- Double: $375
- Dorm:( 4-6 people) $335
- A nonrefundable deposit of $200 is required to reserve your spot.
Take Short Line Bus, service between New York City (Port Authority) and Monroe, NY (Terminal: Mill Pond Pkwy), approximately 1 hour 20 minutes ride. Bus Schedule. Then take a taxi to Ananda Ashram, 10 minutes ride.
Take New Jersey Transit to Harriman, NY (with change over in Secaucus, NJ).
Train Schedule. Then take a taxi to Ananda Ashram
Monroe Taxi 845.782.8141
Village Taxi 845.783.6112
Beam’s Taxi 845.783.4444
From New York City:
Take George Washington Bridge (45 miles from Ananda Ashram), go north on Palisades Parkway. Take exit 18 (on left) onto Rte 6 going west. Continue to Suffern/Newburgh exit. At the end of ramp turn left onto South 17. See Local Directions.
Or, go North on NY State Thruway (I-87 N) to Exit 16, Harriman. Take first right after toll booth, following the sign to Harriman, and at the end of ramp turn left onto South 17. See Local Directions.
From New Jersey:
North on Rte. 17 to 17M (near Harriman, NY). After 1/2 mile, turn left at traffic light (at gas station) onto Harriman Heights Road. Continue with Local Directions.
From the North
South on NY State Thruway (I-87) to Exit 16, Harriman. Take first right after toll booth following the sign to Harriman. At the end of ramp turn left onto South 17. See Local Directions.
From the East
West on I-84; south on NY State Thruway ( I-87) to Exit 16, Harriman. Take first right after toll booth, following the sign to Harriman. At the end of ramp turn left onto South 17. See Local Directions.
From the West
East on I-84 or Rte. 6, then east on Rte. 17 & 6 to Exit 131. Turn right onto South 17 at light. See Local Directions.
South on Rte. 17. Drive approximately 1/2 mile, go under railway overpass (second overpass) and take immediate right onto Grove Street. Drive straight through village of Harriman to traffic light at gas station and Rte 17M. Go straight ahead, up the hill, continuing on Harriman Heights Road for 1.3 miles, past Sapphire Elementary School on your right. Take next left onto Sapphire Road. Turn into second driveway on left, Ananda Ashram’s main entrance. Ahead is our Main House and reception.
Several airlines go to Stewart International Airport in Newburgh, NY, 30 minutes from Ananda Ashram. (No public transportation is available to and from the airport.)
From LaGuardia and JF Kennedy Airports, take Express Bus to Manhattan: to Port Authority for Short Line Bus to Monroe, NY, or to Penn Station for NJ Transit train to Harriman, NY.
From Newark Int’l Airport, take NJ Transit train to Harriman, NY.