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Ayurveda, Yoga, Meditation, Sound Retreat at Himalayan Institute

Join Ayur-Shilpi Ayurveda & Wellness from July 6th to July 10th, 2022 for Summer Ayurveda, Panchakarma, Yoga and Meditation Retreat in the beautiful 400-acre woodland Himalayan Institute campus in the picturesque Pocono Mountains.

Join Ayur-Shilpi Ayurveda & Wellness from July 6th to July 10th, 2022 for summer Ayurveda,Panchakarma, Yoga and Meditation Retreat in the beautiful 400-acre woodland Himalayan Institute campus in the picturesque Pocono Mountains. This is the perfect opportunity for you to 'disconnect to reconnect’ to yourself, your mental health, your physical health, with the nature and prepare yourself to adopt life changing practices and habits into your lifestyle. This retreat has been designed to help you to reconnect with yourself in a mindful and holistic way with Ayurveda and Yoga experts, Ayurveda doctor Shilpika Devaiah will be your guide into this holistic health reset.


This retreat will include :

  • An Ayurvedic health consultation for each participant including a traditional assessment and personalized recommendations for diet and lifestyle,

  • Two Customized Ayurveda Therapies

  • Ayurveda Workshop by Shilpika Devaiah

  • Ayurveda Cooking Class which covers the principles of Ayurveda, seasonal regimen, food and diet, body type, detox protocols, details on Panchakarma therapies etc.,

  • Daily 90 min Practicums on the below topics

    • Establishing a Pranayama practice,

    • Establishing a Meditation practice

    • Anatomy of mind,

  • Daily Private Yoga and Meditation practice,

  • Crystal Sound Bath Sessions,

  • Reiki and Tarot card reading, (additional cost)

  • All Ayurvedic, fresh-cooked vegetarian meals,

  • Chai Party,

  • Hiking, Camp Fires and ceremony minimal phone usage, and maximum connection to nature.


Once you are here, you will be able to disconnect from your daily life and create some time for yourself and for and for your healing. You will make new friends who are on a similar path with like-minded goals. You will be fed and well-taken care of! All you need to do is bring an open-mind and a will to become more healthier, happier, and peaceful! Our retreat leaders will provide you with the tools you need to improve your health and your life.

Retreat Details

Secure Payment Plans Available with no additional cost

July 6th, 2022 04:00 PM

to

July 10th, 2022 12:00 PM

Himalayan Institute 

952 Bethany Tpke Honesdale, PA 18431

 

Contact us

info@ayurshilpi.com

+1-216-703-7355

Location

CONNECT - REJUVENATE - HEAL

Nestled in the rolling hills of the Poconos, the Himalayan Institute’s picturesque 400-acre campus offers breathtaking views, scenic trails, and peaceful spaces for reflection and contemplation. Accommodations include your room, delicious, nourishing meals, and full access to our stunning grounds and retreat center amenities. we offer clean and simple rooms with a minimal, peaceful design. Here, your mind can be free from distractions as you enjoy the beautiful and peaceful surroundings that the Retreat Center has to offer.

Features:

The natural beauty of the landscape is one of the most captivating aspects of the Institute’s Retreat Center experience. Each season offers its own unique display, from brilliant autumn foliage to the quiet, snowy blanket of winter to the richly colored fields and flowers of spring and summer.

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Retreat Gallery

Food 

We will offer breakfast, lunch, dinner and herbal teas, as well as tea and snacks in-between. In-house cooked vegetarian meals cooked per Ayurvedic principles. It is essential that you inform Shilpika of any dietary requirements, within reason, well in advance so that she can let us know of your needs. If, for medical reasons, you follow a highly restricted diet, we advise you to bring with you any essentials you might need for your well-being. If you are prone to a severe reaction to an allergen, for example, a very small amount on a kitchen knife or board, it is essential that we be informed. Please note that we are unable to offer absolute guarantees for such allergic conditions. Breakfast generally consists of hot cereals (cooked grains), dairy and non-dairy options, homemade yogurt, and fresh fruit. Lunch, the main meal of the day, typically includes white and brown rice, delicious legumes (dahl), vegetables (subzi), homemade yogurt, and a fresh salad bar. Dinner is the lightest meal of the day and generally consists of soup, fresh salad, a delicious side dish, and fresh fruit.

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BREAKFAST

Breakfast generally consists of hot cereals (cooked grains), dairy and non-dairy options, homemade yogurt, and fresh fruit.

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LUNCH

Breakfast generally consists of hot cereals (cooked grains), dairy and non-dairy options, homemade yogurt, and fresh fruit.

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DINNER

Dinner is the lightest meal of the day and generally consists of soup, fresh salad, a delicious side dish, and fresh fruit.

NON-DAIRY, GLUTEN FREE, AND VEGAN As much as possible, we try to provide special diet options, though we may not always meet all dietary requests. Non-dairy, gluten-free, and vegan options are available at most meals.

Accomodations

Standard Rooms

Starting from $1400

TWIN BEDS/QUEEN

A double occupancy room with two twin beds OR one queen bed OR one full bed, a sink in the room, and shared hallway bath.

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Deluxe Rooms

Starting from $1800

DELUXE ROOM

A premium room designed for relaxation and comfort. Includes two twin, one full, or one queen-sized bed, and a private bath.

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Private Rooms

Starting from $1800

FULL/QUEEN BEDS

A Single or double occupancy room with one queen bed OR one full bed, a sink in the room, and shared hallway bath.

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Deluxe Suite

Best for Couples/Friends

A deluxe suite with a full or queen-sized bed and pullout sofa bed. Includes a separate bedroom and sitting room, air conditioning and a private bath.

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Glimpses from
our last retreat at Hope Springs Institute, PA

Getting there

Getting there: https://himalayaninstitute.org/retreat-center/getting-here/

 

Address:

Himalayan Institute Headquarters

952 Bethany Tpke Honesdale, PA 18431

Phone: (570) 253-5551 | (800) 822-4547

Email: info@himalayaninstitute.org

Global positioning coordinates (GPS)

North: +41.648184 (41° 38′ 53.5″ N) West: -75.304348 (75° 18′ 15.7″ W)

 

By Air Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport (AVP) is the nearest commercial airport, approximately a one-hour drive by car. Other nearby airports include:

 

Lehigh Valley International Airport, PA (ABE)

Newark Liberty International Airport,

NJ (EWR) JFK International Airport,

NY (JFK) LaGuardia Airport,

NY (LGA) Philadelphia International Airport,

PA (PHL) Stewart Airport, New Windsor, NY (SWF)

 

Domestic flights to AVP typically have a layover at EWR, JFK, DTW, CTL, or PHL. Layovers at EWR and JFK are more commonly canceled due to delay or inclement weather than flights through other domestic airports.

 

The total air and ground trip may be faster and less expensive to the New York airports than to the Scranton airport, particularly if you are flying internationally

 

By Land Taxi & Driving Services Airport Service to and from AVP:

Christopher Lee (Uber) (570) 470-9714 constablechrislee@gmail.com

McCarthy Flowered Cabs (570) 344-5000

James Marino (570) 690-5214 (after 4:00 p.m. and on weekends) Local from Honesdale to the Institute:

Christopher Lee (Uber) (570) 470-9714 constablechrislee@gmail.com

Maple City Taxi (570) 493-2840 (by appointment only)

James Marino (570) 690-5214 (after 4:00 p.m. and on weekends) Airport Service to and from Newark: James Marino (570) 690-5214 (after 4:00 p.m. and on weekends)

 

Taxi from the bus stop in downtown Honesdale to the Institute also needs to be arranged 24 hours in advance with Maple City Taxi Transit. (No credit cards. One-way fare is $18.00.) *The Himalayan Institute or Ayurshilpi Ayurveda is not responsible for any arrangements made with outside travel services, including timeliness of service, accidents, loss of property, etc.

Ayurshilpi Ayurveda, Shilpika Devaiah, the retreat leaders, cannot be held responsible for early departures, no shows, dismissal or medical reasons. No refunds, reimbursements, or discounts will be granted if, for any reason, the client misses the retreat, fails to join the retreat, leaves the retreat, is dismissed from the retreat, or cannot fully participate in the retreat for any reason. There are no refunds or partial refunds for any unused aspects of the retreat or if the client can't fully participate in the retreat for any reason. This includes leaving early for medical reasons. Any refunds will be at the discretion of Ayurveda Yoga Journey, Shilpika Devaiah, if you are involuntarily forced to leave the retreat for any reason, or cannot join the retreat for any reason.

Packing List

Please Note: The Institute provides bed linens and towels. Please bring your toiletries, including soap, toothpaste, bathrobe, slippers, shower shoes, hairdryer, etc.

  • Food (Meals are provided, you are welcome to bring your own snacks to share)

  • Yoga Mat

  • Toiletries

  • Hair dryer

  • Favorite games

  • Camera

  • Binoculars

  • Hiking boots

  • Flashlight

  • Rain coat/jacket/Umbrella

  • First aid kit

  • Sunscreen

  • Basketball (If you are in the mood to play)

COVID Guidelines

The Himalayan Institute holds the wellbeing and safety of our guests, staff and community as our top most priority. Learn about our COVID-19 Safety Protocols

Vaccination Requirements We require guests and visitors at the Himalayan Institute to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. You are fully vaccinated when:

  • A full 2 weeks have passed since your second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or

  • A full 2 weeks have passed after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine.

  • Acceptable vaccines are those authorized or approved by the World Health Organization. Follow this link for the acceptable vaccines list. https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/covid-19-vaccines/advice

  • If you don’t meet these requirements, regardless of your age, you are NOT fully vaccinated. Please choose another time to visit the Himalayan Institute. Overnight guests are required to provide proof of vaccination prior to arrival.

  • The Himalayan Institute has had a chance to update our COVID-19 policies. With COVID-19 cases falling so low, and following the CDC guidelines, as of March 8, 2022, masks are now optional. Masks are still required at our Pure Rejuv Health Center. 

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Terms & Conditions

Cell phone and Internet service

Cell service is available at the Retreat however depending on provider, your service may be stronger in different spots on the properties. WiFi is available by the main office. High-speed internet is available for free.

Early Departures, No Shows, Dismissal

Ayurshilpi Ayurveda & Wellness, Shilpika Devaiah, the retreat leaders, cannot be held responsible for early departures, no shows, dismissal, or medical reasons. No refunds, reimbursements or discounts will be granted if, for any reason, client misses the retreat, fails to join the retreat, leaves the retreat, is dismissed from the retreat, or cannot fully participate in the retreat for any reason. There are no refunds or partial refunds for any unused aspects of the retreat or if the client can't fully participate in the retreat for any reason. This includes leaving early for medical reasons. Any refunds will be at the discretion of Ayurshilpi Ayurveda & Wellness, Shilpika Devaiah, if you are involuntarily forced to leave the retreat for any reason, or cannot join the retreat for any reason.

Unforeseen Circumstances

Ayurshilpi Ayurveda & Wellness, Shilpika Devaiah, the presenters, cannot be held responsible for unforeseen circumstances that may inhibit the ability for the yoga retreat to occur, or for you, the participant, to participate in the retreat. Trips can be canceled or amended on the basis of any unforeseen circumstances.

Retreat Leader

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Shilpika Devaiah

Shilpika Devaiah is the founder of Ayur-Shilpi Ayurveda & Wellness and is a certified Ayurveda Physician (Vaidya) through NAMA (National Ayurvedic Medical Association) & AAPNA (Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America) organization. She received her Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine, and Surgery which is a 5-year program from Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India, and Diploma in Panchakarma from Ayurdhama Ayurveda Hospital and Yoga Retreat Center in India. Shilpika also has a 200 hour Yoga Teachers Training Certification from the renowned Sivananda Yoga Ashram, India specializing in Hatha yoga. Shilpika is also certified as an Ayurveda Yoga Therapist by NAMA. She is also trained in Ashtanga-Vinyasa principles and has held multiple Yoga workshops in Rishikesh, India, Om Cafe, Sri Lanka, etc. to support prakruti.

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