Spend 5 days with us establishing lasting changes and creating new behaviors for healthy living while you nourish your mind, body and spirit.

Happy woman stretchingLong term changes aren’t just about quick weight loss. Lasting change is about establishing new behaviors for yourself and a new relationship with food. Begin the journey to a more vibrant life.

This 5-day therapeutic retreat delivers results for weight loss as well as renewed health and well-being. The relaxing and intimate environment is exclusive to a maximum of 12 people.


$985 for the full 5 days (plus accommodations).

Just $197 a day

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The value of this 5 day retreat is over $2,000 including –
4 days of 90 minute spa and cleansing treatments =$1,100
4 consultations with health professionals = $300
5 days movement and educational classes (2x a day) = $500
Fresh, healthy meals (3x a day) = $250
Extras (healthy supplements, health supplies, personal journal) = $120

Healthy Transformation Packages

Packages includes all the amenities and services listed above plus accommodations for 5 days/5 nights in the Himalayan Institute Retreat Center, where our Wellness Center is located. Choose between the two accommodation package options below.

Bring a Friend and Save $200!
Ramp up the fun factor and motivate each other through this transformation. You will save $200 off your retreat package that includes European style accommodations with two twin beds and a shared hallway bath for a total of $2,670 – only $1,335 each, all inclusive.

Satisfaction guaranteed. We believe in our practioners and the results our guests can achieve with our wellness retreats. If you aren’t completely satisfied with our program, we will refund your money. What do you have to lose, but a chance to relax and get healthier?

Call (570) 647-1500 to book package deals

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Let our team of experienced specialists guide you in your self-care journey to weight loss and more vibrant living.

The retreat starts Friday evening and ends Wednesday at noon.
Healthy Transformation: A Weight Loss Retreat is located at The Himalayan Institute Retreat Center in northeastern Pennsylvania. Nestled in the rolling Pocono Mountains and surrounded by lush, green forest, the Himalayan Institute will wrap you in a feeling of serenity and peace. Take time for reflection at the charming Sunset Pond, gaze at the sweeping vista overlooking the Sound of Music Hill, or re-connect to nature on one of the 5 hiking trails.
Custom Diet and Meals:

  • You will have full access to special meals at the Himalayan Institute Retreat Center.
  • All meals are comprised of a special, balanced, nourishing diet to help support your metabolism and curb cravings. Meals are vegetarian and low in starch.
  • Optional: 1-day liquid fast (Fresh juice or nutritional broth is offered, depending on the time of the year)
Daily movement classes are designed to wake up your body, activate your metabolism and teach you fun exercise options (regardless of your current fitness level):

  • Morning: Each morning attend a custom morning yoga class limited to retreat participants only. This is a gentle, refreshing and strengthening yoga class for any level of fitness.
  • Afternoon: Explore ways to add more movement to your day with a dance class, Pilates class and other fun group exercises tailored for and limited to retreat participants.
Enjoy the personal attention of an experienced team of health professionals. The retreat includes 4 days of treatments designed to help support your body in cleansing and detoxifying, including:

  • 90 minute massages every other day
  • Special relaxing oil therapies like shirodhara and nasya.
  • Garshana (an ayurvedic treatment to promote lymph drainage)
  • ½ hour steam showers to promote additional cleansing and detoxification
Learn techniques to help you manage stress

  • 1 hour biofeedback session to help you train yourself to manage stress. Includes breath training.
Attend interesting classes on a variety of topics including weight loss, healthy lifestyle, detox/cleansing, cooking and nutrition and meditation/relaxation techniques.
Receive a Take Home Plan for continued success after the retreat has ended.

Who Manages the Program?

The entire retreat is overseen and managed by the medical director of PureRejuv Wellness Center, Dr. Carrie Demers. Board-certified in integrative medicine, Dr. Demers blends modern medicine with proven alternative and holistic methods to treat a variety of health concerns. Her dedication to empowering individuals to reclaim their inner healing potential is evident in her compassionate and detailed approach to her practice. Dr. Demers recognizes each person is unique and made up of more than just a physical ailment or predisposition. She will work closely with you and your retreat team to prescribe customized treatments and a take home plan so you gain the most benefit from your cleansing and detoxification treatments.

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Upcoming Healthy Transformation Retreats