Comfort and Convenience
The Retreat Center provides convenient guest amenities to make your stay even more comfortable and enjoyable. Treat yourself to a massage, meditate in our peaceful meditation shrine, or relax in one of the many attractive community spaces available on campus. Whether it’s shopping for a book, getting a good workout, or grabbing a healthy snack between lectures, you will find everything you need on-site, including campus wide Wi-Fi. Also, our fully equipped classrooms are available for personal practice when classes are not in session.
All guests at the Himalayan Institute Retreat Center have access to the following amenities:
- Morning & evening yoga classes
- Complimentary Wi-Fi & Internet access
- Sri Vidya Shrine (Meditation Room)
- Tea lounge with unlimited hot tea beverages
- PureRejuv Wellness Center
- Sacred Grove Café
- 24/7 Business Lounge
- 400-acre wooded campus with four main hiking trails
The Himalayan Institute offers attractive community spaces to rest, unwind, and take that well-earned break. Nourish yourself in our Sacred Grove Café, meditate in the sublime Sri Vidya Shrine, or enjoy our inviting spaces to shop, work, and study. Every facet of the Retreat Center is designed to make your stay as comfortable and convenient as possible.
Visit our newly remodeled café, featuring handcrafted, repurposed wood and artwork from the local artisan community. We offer healthy and delicious snacks and a broad selection of organic fair-trade teas and coffees.
Open 24/7, the Retreat Center Tea Lounge offers a variety of board games, puzzles, books, and comfy chairs, and an endless supply of both caffeinated and herbal teas.
In this beautiful, light-filled space with tall windows and a view of the Front Hill, you can work out using our exercise machines, or just sit and contemplate, while watching deer graze in summer or snowfall in winter.
Need a quiet place to study or catch up on work? The Business Lounge offers Internet, printing, and photocopying, as well as space to read and relax.
The vibrant spiritual energy in this peaceful space makes it the ideal place to sit and meditate. Visit the Shrine anytime from 3:00 a.m.–noon and from 3:00 p.m.– midnight.
Left something at home? Looking for a gift? Find everything you need including snacks, beauty products, jewelry, limited-run clothing, and a phenomenal selection of books and yoga equipment.
PureRejuv Wellness Center
During your stay at the Himalayan Institute, enjoy a range of health and therapeutic services available at the PureRejuv Wellness Center. Health consultations, chiropractic care, massage, and ayurvedic treatments are just a few of the choices available to you. Make the most of your stay, and experience our integrative and holistic approach to wellness and rejuvenation.
Want to know what a typical day is like at the Himalayan Institute? Take a look at the Sample Weekend Seminar Schedule
Classroom and Practice Spaces
Our classrooms can accommodate groups ranging in size from intimate gatherings of 10 to large groups of over 200. When classes are not in session, guests are free to use these spiritually charged spaces for their own personal practice. In each room you will find plenty of yoga props and mats should you need additional equipment.
Host to countless seminars and workshops over the years, the Auditorium is the largest classroom and practice space on campus.
A beautiful space with split level flooring and large picture windows that give it an abundance of natural light.
This classroom faces east, looking out toward the back campus and the morning sunrise.
The newest of our practice spaces, the Horizon Room is a beautiful east facing classroom—fully equipped to support your yoga practice.
Facing the west side of the campus, this space looks out on the front lawn area and the deepening colors of sunset.
Accommodations & Guest Information