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A Yoga Getaway Hosted by Jennifer Kessler,The Speid Experience and PLaY!

August 16 @ 5:00 pm - August 18 @ 1:00 pm

CLICK TO LEARN MORE!Join us at PLay Catskills for a multi -sensory yoga getaway weekend! Take a break from the routines of life and immerse yourself for a weekend in the gorgeous Catskills mountains with yoga, meditation, food, hiking, great community, and moments that delight and surprise.

About the Retreat:

If you’ve ever wanted to take a yoga retreat but thought it’s too long; if you’ve thought you aren’t “good enough” at yoga, but like the idea of participating in a weekend of movement, meditation, and play; if you’re looking for a way to disconnect from life’s stressors and cultivate fun and community, this getaway is for you!


Daily Yoga Sessions: Enjoy revitalizing yoga sessions led by experienced instructor Jennifer Kessler. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned yogi, these sessions are designed to help you deepen your practice and find inner peace amidst the breathtaking surroundings of the Catskills.

Guided Meditations: Reconnect with yourself through guided meditation sessions, allowing you to center your mind, reduce stress, and cultivate mindfulness.

Join us for an Evening Yoga Party at PLaY Outpost, nestled in the scenic Catskills. Relax and rejuvenate amidst luxurious amenities and stunning natural beauty. Unwind in our hot tub and sauna, surrounded by mountain views, or refresh yourself in our outdoor shower. Experience revitalizing yoga sessions with breathtaking mountain backdrops. End the evening with a gourmet meal made from fresh, local ingredients, treating your taste buds to wholesome flavors.

Nature Walks: Explore the landscapes of the Catskills with guided nature walks in magical places. Breathe in the crisp mountain air, soak in the beauty of the forests, and let the tranquility of nature rejuvenate your spirit.

Healthy Meals: Nourish your body with delicious and nutritious meals prepared with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Dietary restrictions and preferences will be accommodated.

Community Connection: Connect with like-minded individuals in a supportive and welcoming environment. Share stories, laughter, and meaningful conversations as you bond over your love for yoga and nature.

Accommodation: Retreat in comfort at our cozy accommodations, providing a peaceful sanctuary for rest. Or we can help you find your perfect place amongst the many wonderful Airbnb options in the Catskills.


The yoga weekend getaway at PLay Catskills will be an opportunity to explore basic yoga flow, meditation, and breathing practices, and to connect with others who are interested in understanding how to bring yoga “off the mat.

About Jennifer Kessler:

Yoga instructor Jennifer Kessler is passionate about getting back to basics with yoga asana (physical poses), and creating flow (Vinyasa) sequences that help people to explore their potential in their bodies and minds, to undo the habits we create in our bodies, and to just feel good. A former professional French horn player turned arts executive, Jennifer has been practicing yoga since she was 15, and teaching since 2009. Yoga has been the constant in her life, and believes that everyone can discover more joy, more expansiveness, and more reflection through yoga practice. 

About The Speid Experience:
  Tamara Speid is a heart centered revolutionary who sees herself as an Experience Artist. She artfully designs moments that celebrate our inner beauty. As a certified event manager and travel curator, she channels her gifts into creating meaningful experiences that expands our sense of self. In her role as Chief Experience Artist and founder of The Speid Experience, a boutique events and lifestyle brand, Tamara leads the curation of wellness travel aimed at nurturing our innate spiritual beauty. With 20 years of experience in customer-centric roles at luxury brands like Bergdorf Goodman and Barneys New York, Tamara’s creativity flourishes as she blends her love for mindfulness into enchanting mystical experiences.

About PLaYcatskills.

Beautiful Yoga Studio: Experience yoga in our harmonious studio with top-notch ventilation and sound systems for optimal comfort. Enjoy panoramic views of the Catskills mountains, curated playlists and rotating art displays.
The Outpost: Extend your retreat with our exclusive outpost featuring hot tubs, saunas, and stunning mountain vistas. Complete your day with sunset yoga, meditation, and a gourmet dinner led by Jennifer.

Escape the hustle and bustle of daily life and embark on a transformative journey to nourish all five senses in the serene beauty of the Catskills mountains. We look forward to welcoming you to this unforgettable yoga getaway!

Friday – arrive, meet and greet at the yoga studio
Light bites and drinks: charcuterie, cheese, drinks
9:00am arrive
9:15am – 9:45am – Meditation + Pranayama (Breath Work) + Gentle Yoga Basics
10:00am – 11:00am Community Yoga Flow Class
11:00am – 12:30pm Brunch
Hike 1pm – 4pm
4-5:30pm Free time (Sauna!)
5:30pm – 6:30pm Sunset Yoga
6:30pm – 7:30pm – Dinner
7:30pm – 9pm Gathering
9:00am arrive
9:15am – 9:45am Meditation, Gentle Yoga and Pranayama
10:00am Community Yoga Flow Class
11:00am *Final intention setting together/journaling
11:30am Brunch
1pm – some people depart, others take another hike or add on another activity

We believe that well-being should be accessible for everyone. While there are certain costs involved to ensure that we can organize a beautiful experience for participants, we have built this program intentionally to make it possible for people with different financial means to participate. Please see pricing options below.


With housing on site: $550 – $950

For locals/or for those who wish to find their your own accommodation (we can send a list of recommended places): $375

Reserve Your Spot

If cancellation takes place before June 28, any payments made will be refunded minus your deposit. If cancellation takes place after June 28, 50% of the trip price will be forfeited. If cancellation takes place after July 10, 100% of the price will be forfeited.

In the event that the getaway needs to be rescheduled, we will offer new dates to you or return your fee.

Jennifer Kessler in partnership with The Speid Experience at PLaY!

Jennifer Kessler in partnership with The Speid Experience at PLaY!

$200.00 – $900.00

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August 16 @ 5:00 pm
August 18 @ 1:00 pm


PLaY Catskills
221 Hillcrest Drive
Roxbury, NY 12474 United States
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