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10 Retreat Centers: Serene Or Obscene?

Huffington Post     First Posted: 09/27/2009 12:48 pm   Updated: 11/17/2011 8:02 am

Are you a rustic meditator or a posh yoga queen? Vegetarian nudist or chronically stressed soccer mom? Whatever your proclivities, there's a retreat center for you! HuffPost Living has compiled a list of 10 retreat centers where people are flocking to help you think where to unplug and recharge your physical, mental, and spiritual batteries.

Accommodations vary from cabins in the woods to five-star spas overlooking the ocean, all with workshops, services and activities--yoga, meditation, natural food, massage--designed with maximum health and relaxation benefits in mind. Click through to tell us which look serene and which are obscene. Then PARTICIPATE below and tell us where YOU retreat!


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The Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health
 
Kripalu, Lenox, MA: The Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, a therapeutic retreat center nestled in the serene Berkshire Mountains, hosts up to 400 guests a night. Kripalu attracts top teachers in the yoga and spirituality worlds--Tara Brach, Cyndi Lee, Shiva Rea--and is the home to its signature Kripalu yoga, a gentle, spiritually-focused system. Choose your own schedule from a list of stress-targeting activities like YogaDance™, and tai chi. Steep in the hot tub, take a hike in the surrounding woods, and enjoy healthy meals prepared on the premises. Kripalu also holds nighttime events like drum circles and Indian kirtan chanting. $155 to $451 per night, single occupancy Kripalu.org

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