Hudson Valley Meditation Retreat

Meditation and Stress Reduction

Learning to meditate can significantly improve your life. The meditation program at Mohonk Mountain House is designed to make meditation accessible to anyone. Learn to alleviate stress, lower blood pressure, and promote your general well-being at our Hudson Valley meditation retreat through any one of our classes or through private instruction.

Meditation Classes

Overnight guests can enjoy a variety of meditation classes offered in the spa:

  • Guided Relaxation: let your mind and body be guided to a calm, centered state
  • Meditation: experience the peace and well-being of meditation, with easy-to-learn stress-reducing techniques
  • Qi Gong: learn this ancient form of meditative exercises to restore and balance the natural flow of life energy
  • Stress Less: reduce stress with tips and techniques, including yoga-inspired stretches and guided meditations

Private Meditation

If you prefer one-on-one attention, sign up for a private meditation class. You will learn techniques for relaxation or stress reduction that will bring the benefits of a Mohonk stay home with you.

  • 50 minutes private instruction for one: $90
  • 50 minutes private instruction for two: $150

Private Meditation with Dr. Nina Smiley

Co-author of The Three Minute Meditator, Nina will share tips and techniques that will bring meditation and mindfulness into your life before the session ends. Nina’s work has been seen in O, The Oprah Magazine, Shape, Real Simple, and Martha Stewart Living, describing how meditation can be used throughout a busy day with life-changing results.

  • 50 minutes private instruction for one with Nina Smiley, Ph.D. (by appointment)*: $135
  • 50 minutes private instruction for two with Nina Smiley, Ph.D. (by appointment)*: $195
*Subject to availability, requires advance reservations. Reservations may be made within two weeks of requested booking time.

To make appointments, please call (877) 877-2664. For additional information, please email

Upcoming Wellness Programs

Mohonk Mountain House is the perfect place for a New York meditation and wellness. In addition to classes and guidance, we offer wellness programs that allow you to focus on de-stressing.

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The Three Minute Meditator

To order a copy of The Three Minute Meditator, and browse other Mindfulness at Mohonk featured products, please see our online gift shop.

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For reservations, please call (877) 877-2664 or email