Join us for a weekend of yoga, meditation, fresh air, hiking, and exploring the charming Victorian town of Jim Thorpe, PA, a destination for outdoor enthusiasts.
Rest after a full day of activity and exploration in a pristine, Victorian mansion right in the center of town.
Are you looking to let go of stress and anxiety from your busy life?
Interested in deepening, or starting, a yoga and/or meditation practice?
Do you love nature, the outdoors, hiking, biking, or water sports?
Do you long for a healthier diet that will leave you feeling lighter with more energy?
In this weekend away, rejuvenate, unwind, and get back to healthy habits (or learn new ones)!
Begin your day with meditation. Then energize with yoga for all levels and fuel up with healthy, plant-based foods and fresh juices to prepare for time exploring the woods, the river, or the quaint town of picturesque Jim Thorpe.
Our weekend yoga getaway includes
Jim Thorpe, PA, is beautiful, historic, Victorian town with magnificent architecture. Surrounded by mountains on three sides, Jim Thorpe is nestled in the breathtaking Lehigh Gorge with a variety of trails to explore, not to mention the Lehigh River. Consistently ranked on national media “Best” lists, and recognized among the most fun, most beautiful, most romantic, and best adventure towns to visit. Perfect for a weekend, and just a quick 1.5 hours from Philadelphia, 2 hours from New York City, and less than 3 hours from Baltimore.
5 meals included. All plant-based, mostly organic foods, juices, and teas. Light dinner Friday night, breakfast Saturday morning and bagged lunch. Dinner Saturday evening at local, gourmet restaurant (link below to Stone Row Pub). Brunch Sunday morning.
Stone Row Pub & Eatery
All yoga classes throughout this weekend are designed for all levels of experience. You can choose to attend all classes, or just pick and choose which classes fit your needs and energy level. On Friday evening, relax with a restorative and Yin yoga session, using props to support deep release and comfort.
On Saturday morning, two classes are offered. At 9am, wake up with invigorating yoga practice for all levels, including sun salutations and poses to energize the body. At 10:30am, prepare to be challenged with a more intense vinyasa yoga class. Saturday evening, wind down from a ful day with an hour of restorative and Yin yoga to decompress and stretch your tired muscles.
On Sunday morning at 9am, enjoy an all levels practice to prepare for your last day adventuring in Jim Thorpe.
Things to do
Wine tasting (extra fee)
Mauch Chunk Opera House
Pubs with live music
Bike rentals (extra fee)
Massage (extra fee)
Mauch Chunk Museum
Old Jail Museum
Harry and Asa Packer Mansions
Whitewater rafting (extra fee)
Kayaking (extra fee)
This 16-room luxurious, historical mansion includes a yard, garden, and ample space to relax in luxury and comfort. Broadband wifi via multi-point hardwired mesh network that covers all living areas, including the yard and garden.
55" HDTV in den with 5.1 channel surround sound, plus second audio zone in the parlor. Music streaming via bluetooth and wifi is supported. Yamaha digital baby grand piano in parlor, which doubles as a working gas fireplace. Stereo turntable phonograph/CD player with a collection of vintage records in the parlor.
Quiet, private back patio set in flagstone features a cast iron outdoor fireplace, surrounded with cozy furnitture. Three tiers of garden climb the side of the mountain, providing a picturesque retreat.
These accommodations are not in the main house (mansion), but adjacent to the Yoga Deck that we will be using on sunny days during the retreat. The cabin, located in town, is a short, 7-minute walk from the mansion.
Adorable cabin with living room, kitchenette, dining area and bathroom on the ground floor. Bedroom/loft upstairs with 1 queen bed and 1 single bed.
The cabin shares a backyard garden and outdoor kitchen with the main house, which is yours to use, including propane BBQ, outdoor fireplace, tables and chairs.
Private Cabin with Queen bed, single bed, and pull out futon
(1 available) $850 single occ/$600 double occ - BOOKED!
Full Room with shared bath (1 available) $700 single occ/$450 double occ - BOOKED!
Queen Room with shared bath (3 available) $750 single occ/$550 double occ - BOOKED!
Queen Suite with private bath & parking (2 available) $850 single occ/$600 double occ - BOOKED!
King Suite with private bath & parking (1 available) $900 single occ/$650 double occ - BOOKED!
Commuter option $450
Stay at home and commute or choose your own accomodations at another location!
Accepted Payment Methods
We accept check/MC/VISA/Discover.
Mail Checks to:
Jim Thorpe Yoga
434 Center Street
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
What to bring
Comfortable clothing, yoga clothes, yoga mat, layers for chilly nights and mornings, rain jacket, small backpack, water bottle, hiking shoes, clothing for Saturday dinner.
Refund and Cancelation Policy
$35 cancellation processing fee until July 1st. After July 1st, no refunds or cancellations.
Maya Kowalcyk, E-RYT 200 & Ayurveda Yoga Specialist
Maya, founder of Jim Thorpe Yoga in 2012, has been practicing yoga since 1997 and teaching since 2008. Her background includes studies in Ashtanga, Iyengar, Kundalini, Yin, prenatal, and vinyasa yoga and in Ayurveda, the sister science of yoga. Inspiring teachers like Sean Corn, Dean Lerner, Rebecca Lerner, Patricia Walden, Manuso Manos, and Carrie Owerko have helped to shape both her own practice and teaching style. Yoga has helped her alleviate pain and heal from neck, knee, and lower back injuries, and has given her solace in overcoming the loss of her mother in the summer of 2012. Maya has found her study of yoga and Ayurveda to be ever-evolving and believes this is her lifelong journey to continue to learn and serve those around her. Her ability and passion for connecting with students and sharing the joys of yoga and Ayurveda keeps growing every day. Maya is also an Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist, trained at the Himalayan Institute, and leads workshops on Ayurveda and gives individual Ayurvedic consultations by appointment.
Jim Thorpe Photo Gallery
(subject to change / rain location)
4-5 Arrival & check-in (80 Broadway Mansion)
6-7 Opening, restorative yoga & meditation with Maya (Yoga Deck)
7:30-8:30 Light dinner of kitchari, salad, tea (Mansion)
7 Tea, light fare (Mansion)
7:30-8 Meditation with Maya (Yoga Deck)
8-9 Wake-up yoga with Maya (Yoga Deck)
9:30 Breakfast (Purple Green Juice Bar & Cafe)
11 Nature Walk (healthy to-go lunch)
1-5 Free time/massage (extra fee)
5-5:30 Meditation with Maya (Yoga Deck)
5:30-6:30 Restorative & Yin yoga with Maya (Yoga Deck)
7 Dinner (Stone Row Pub & Eatery)
7 Tea, light fare (Mansion)
7:30-8:30 Meditation & closing circle with Maya (Jim Thorpe Yoga)
9-10:15 Wake-up yoga with Kara (Jim Thorpe Yoga)
10:30 Breakfast (Mansion)
11:30 Nature Walk
FROM NEW YORK CITY AND POINTS EAST: Through Holland Tunnel, take I-78 W all the way across NJ in to PA. In the Allentown/Lehigh Valley area, merge on to 309N toward Tamaqua. Exit on to US 22 W toward Harrisburg. Exit on to I 476/PA Turnpike and follow the left lane North toward Scranton. Exit 74 toward Mahoning Valley. Stay left through the toll at the fork. Move to right lane and turn right on to US 209 S. Follow US 209 S through Jim Thorpe in to the heart of Carbon County.
FROM PHILADELPHIA AND POINTS SOUTH: 76 W to I 476 N toward Plymouth Meeting. Pass Lehigh Valley and exit at Mahoning Valley. Keep left at the fork towards Belztville, then follow the ramp right towards Lehighton. Turn right on to US 209 S/Interchange Rd. Stay right on 209 S in to Jim Thorpe and the heart of Carbon County.
FROM HARRISBURG AND POINTS WEST: I 81 N toward Hazelton/Allentown. Exit 131A on to Rt. 54 E Hometown. Continue on US Rt. 209 E through Hometown and Nesquehoning. Follow 209 in to Jim Thorpe/Carbon County.