Winter Yoga Weekend

February 3-5, 2017

Experience the transformative and restorative power of yoga with renowned yoga instructor Jillian Pransky!
This joyful retreat is designed to help you explore and awaken your full potential. Release tension and stress as you learn to cultivate a deep sense of relaxation that will rejuvenate your body, open your heart, and calm your mind.

This weekend is appropriate for participants of all levels—beginners are welcome.

There is no fee to participate; however, space is limited so pre-registration is required to participate in each class.

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Our 147-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 ice-skating in our open-air Pavilion; cross-country skiing and snowshoeing on 35 miles of groomed trails (weather permitting); 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.

Winter Yoga and Meditation Weekend Events

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Friday, February 3

4:00 p.m.  Meet and Greet at Afternoon Tea
Stop by the Lake Lounge during tea time if you have any questions or want to learn about the yoga classes being offered.
Attendance is not required.

5:15 p.m.  Deep Relaxation
Ease into your weekend with this soothing series of stretches and deep relaxation designed to release tension. After some opening stretches, you will be led through a 20 minute guided deep relaxation. You'll emerge ready to slide effortlessly and fully into this nurturing weekend. Please dress comfortably.
All levels welcome.

Saturday, February 4

10:00 a.m.  Yoga to Rejuvenate and Reenergize
Revitalize yourself with this mindful sequence of slow-flowing yoga poses. Using deep breathing and fluid movements designed to increase circulation and build heat in your body, your energy will be lifted for the day. This class will focus on strengthening your foundation and core, while opening all the muscles involved in breathing. You will leave feeling strong, relaxed, and reenergized.
All levels welcome, slow flow vinyasa.

4:00 p.m.  Yoga to Relax and Restore
Come enjoy a blend of fluid vinyasa yoga followed by deeply rejuvenating restorative poses. You'll begin with a series of warming grounded postures and lots of breath awareness. Then you'll begin to relax deeply during restorative poses where emphasis is placed on melting away layers of stress, releasing tension from the body and mind. Please bring two pillows from your room.
All levels welcome.

Sunday, February 5

10:00 a.m.  Yoga for a Bright Body and Calm Mind
This full spectrum class focuses on centering your mind, opening your breath, and charging your inner light. We will flow through a sequence incorporating rhythmic deep breathing, fluid strong poses, simple mindfulness meditation, and deep relaxation. You will leave in a state of relaxed alertness, feeling light and grounded.
All levels welcome.

Program Leader

Jillian Pransky is Director of Restorative Yoga Teacher Training for Yoga Works Nation-wide, co-director of Bright Spirit Yoga Teacher Training, and leads programs at Kripalu, Omega, and other international venues. Known as a nurturing guide with uplifting energy, Jillian’s teaching focuses on bringing the practice of yoga and meditation into everyday life.

Jillian has been featured in Dr. Memhet Oz's video YOGA 101, as well as many magazines including Yoga Journal, Self magazine, Family Circle, Kripalu magazine and has appeared on CNN.

Her Relax More CD has garnered excellent reviews from many including Dr. Memhet Oz and is used in the healing program at the Heart Institute, New York Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center. Jillian produces an E-Newsletter called Yogalicious. Visit her website at

For reservations, please call or book online.

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