Upcoming Retreats in Honesdale, PA

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Fall Retreat: H.I. Buffalo’s Fall Getaway Weekend
November 10 – 12, 2023

Summer Retreat

HIBuffalo’s Fall Getaway Weekend 2023

–An Attitude of Gratitude–

Presenters: Ishan Tigunait, Rolf Sovik, Mary Gail Sovik, Jackie Bogdan
Friday, November 10 – Sunday, November 12, 2023

Join your friends from HI Buffalo for an unforgettable weekend at the Institute’s main campus and retreat center in Honesdale, PA. Voted #1 Best Yoga Retreat Center by USA Today. De-stress and rejuvenate in this picturesque setting in the heart of the Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania. Enjoy lectures, yoga classes, and meditation in the Sri Vidya shrine. Hike the trails at the Institute’s beautiful 400-acre campus or enjoy ayurvedic treatments, massage, or integrative health consultations at the PureRejuv Wellness Center. Nourishing vegetarian meals and a community supportive of your health and wellness await you during this three-day/two-night getaway.

Tuition: $179 (plus accommodations)
Early Bird Tuition Savings: SAVE $20 off tuition when you register by November 1st. Enter coupon code: RELAX20 at checkout.
Accommodations: Starting at $99/night (see below for details)

To Register and Book Accommodations, Follow These Steps:
STEP 1: Reserve your seat by paying your TUITION FEE to HI Buffalo ($179 regular / $159 early bird). Select “Add to Cart” below and follow the checkout process.

STEP 2: Book your ACCOMMODATIONS through the HI Retreat Center in Honesdale, PA. Book online HERE. You can also call 800.822.4547 X 1 to book your room with Guest Services directly–When booking, please be sure to note you are with the “HIBuffalo Fall Getaway Weekend”.

Questions? Call us at (716) 883-2223 or email [email protected] – We are happy to help!



Award-Winning Center For over 50 years, the institute’s stunning 400-acre campus in the Poconos has been a gathering place for people from around the globe seeking inspiration and inner balance. USA Today recently honored us as the Best Yoga Retreat Center 2023. Come savor for yourself the goodness our campus and community provide. Take a video tour.

Accommodation Packages Start at $99/night. Lodging options vary, ranging from shared rooms to deluxe suites. All meals – healthy & vegetarian – are included.

During your stay, you may like to get a massage or other therapeutic treatment at the PureRejuv Wellness Center on campus. Book early – appointments fill up fast!

If you need to cancel, please follow these two steps:
Step 1: Notify HI Buffalo for a full tuition refund.
Step 2: Notify the HI Retreat Center in Honesdale, PA to cancel your room reservation – please see their cancelation & refund policy below.

We offer a full refund to guests who cancel their reservation at least seven days before arrival unless you are informed your program has additional restrictions. If you cancel between 7 days and 1 day in advance, a nonrefundable credit to your HI Retreat Center account (less a $50 processing fee) will be held for one year from the date of issue. No credit or refund is available if you cancel on your arrival day, do not show up, or leave a program, event, or accommodation early.

SAMPLE WEEKND SCHEDULE (schedule subject to change)

Friday, Nov. 10, 2023
2:00-6:00 pm Check-in (if arriving after 6:00 pm, please notify reception)
5:00 pm Hatha yoga class (optional)
6:00 pm Prayers and meditation / Sri Vidya Shrine (optional)
6:00-7:00 pm DINNER
7:30-8:30 pm Presenter: Ishan Tigunait

Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023
6:00 am Prayers and meditation / Sri Vidya Shrine (optional)
7:00 am Hatha yoga class (optional)
7:30-8:30 am BREAKFAST
11:00 am-12:15 pm Presenter: Rolf Sovik – Gita and Gratitude
12:30-1:30 pm LUNCH
2:00 pm MOKA Chocolate & Coffee Tour | MOKA Origins Factory (optional)
2:00-5:00 pm Free time (Wellness Center Appointment / Campus Hike)
5:00 pm Hatha yoga class (optional)
6:00-7:00 pm DINNER
7:30-8:30 pm Guided Group Practice OR Campfire (if weather permits)
10:00 pm Silence observed until 7:30 am

Sunday, Nov. 12, 2023
6:00 am Prayers and meditation / Sri Vidya Shrine (optional)
7:00 am Hatha yoga class (optional)
7:30-8:30 am BREAKFAST
10:30 am Presenter: Mary Gail Sovik – Gratitude for Practice – Discussion, Practice and Program Conclusion
12:30-1:30 pm LUNCH
1:30 pm Checkout

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