For couples who crave time together but don’t have time to plan, Mohonk Mountain House has the perfect solution—a weekend getaway designed especially for the two of you—with dancing, a wine tasting, a massage lesson for couples, yoga, and more! Only 90 miles north of New York City!
November 20-22, 2015
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Our 146-year-old Victorian castle resort in the heart of the Hudson Valley rests beside a glacially-formed lake, surrounded by thousands of acres of pristine wilderness. Enjoy hiking, yoga, fitness, and meditation classes, and use of our indoor heated swimming pool and comprehensive fitness center. These activities, as well as delicious meals, are included in your overnight rate. We also feature an award-winning Spa that offers a variety of treatments, an outdoor heated mineral pool, and a solarium for relaxation and renewal.
Couples' Romantic Getaway Activities
9:00 p.m. After-Dinner Dessert:
Demonstration and Tasting with a Member of Mohonk's Own Bakeshop Staff
Enjoy a chance to explore your sweet tooth with a wonderful dessert demonstration and tasting.
More details to come.
10:00 a.m. Yoga for Couples
Bring your special date for a unique experience! This class combines relaxing meditation, gentle partner yoga, and blissful Thai massage. No prior experience needed. Participants should have some understanding of body awareness and be able to comfortably sit on the floor.
2:00 p.m. Dance Lesson for Couples
What could be more romantic than a Tango with your sweetheart in Mohonk's beautiful Mountain House? This beginner lesson will include the all important Embrace ("el Abrazo") and some basic steps that will get you moving across the dance floor. Most importantly, we will be paying attention to the connection of the couple and how the partners communicate with each other through weight shift and timing in order to comfortably dance together. Following the lesson will be a practice session to give you the opportunity to work with the material a little more—your instructor will be there to help and answer questions!
5:00 p.m. Wine Tasting—Experience the Wines of Charles Smith
Romance is in the air! Relax as we explore the aromatic flavors of artisanal Charles Smith wines from the Walla Walla Valley in Washington.
(Note: Pre-registration is required. There is a $25 per person fee for wine tasting. Space is limited. Persons under age 21 may not attend.)
9:00 p.m. Dance the Night Away!
Calling all couples! Join our other House guests and hit the dance floor to live music from Bill's Toupee, one of our favorite local bands.
10:30 a.m. Massage Lesson for Couples
Learn to give your partner a relaxing, health-enhancing massage. Join massage therapists from our award winning Spa, Renee Auriemma LMT, LE, and Wyatt Jenkins LMT, as they demonstrate simple techniques that encourage your muscles to relax and your mind to unwind. This clothed couples’ massage features techniques of deep touch, strength, and intuitive massage. Let the magic of this centuries-old tradition create a peaceful gift for you and your partner.
Lana Heintjes is a certified vinyasa yoga, restorative yoga, and hot yoga instructor, and a Thai yoga bodywork practitioner with a Bachelors of Science in Music. She teaches vinyasa yoga, partner yoga, aerial silks, restorative yoga, and gives Thai yoga bodywork. She has over 1,500+ hours of teaching experience and 300 hours of training.
See you there!
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