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3-Day Lake Michigan Holistic Yoga and Meditation Retreat in Michigan, USA

Short Meditation and Yoga Retreat at Lake Michigan

You will find these holistic yoga and meditation retreats as intimate and healing. Experience the calm within and without. Come and enjoy the serene atmosphere of traditional yogic life at a traditional yoga monastery only two and a half hours from Ann Arbor. You will practice both gentle yoga and meditation, and individuals and families are both welcome.


  • Daily yoga classes
  • Daily meditation sessions
  • CEUs with Yoga Alliance upon completion
  • Spiritual discussions and guided deep relaxation
  • Nature walks on Lake Michigan Beach
  • Asana and pranayama sessions
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • Daily vegetarian meals

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate


3 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
The maximum participants in the group is 12
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You will be staying for two nights at the Vivekananda Retreat Center in Michigan. It has hosted retreats for more that 25 years, and a responsible, disciplined life is always followed. There are single and shared rooms, with private or shared bathroom, available in the retreat. Men and women stay separately.

YogaAndMeditation Meditation Retreats USA Program

The program includes daily yoga classes, meditation sessions, and nature walks on Lake Michigan Beach and/or the Shrine Trails on the property. You will have fun and plenty of time to reflect and unwind. It will include asana, pranayama (breathing techniques), guided yoga Nidra (deep relaxation), and dhyana yoga (meditation). Starting on the second day of the retreat is an option. You must notify the organizer in advance.

The retreat will be an opportunity for participants to experience how properly administered yoga and meditation work on health, what differentiates yoga from other forms of exercise, what makes holistic yoga the safer and healthier choice, how yoga Nidra and why meditation can help manage anxiety, and more.

Men and women of all ages, regardless of physical fitness, as well as teens aged 14 and above (supervised by parents), beginners, and advanced practitioners are welcome to attend.

All practice is tailored to guests' specific needs, taught by IAYT Certified yoga meditation master of over 30 years. Also included are spiritual discussions, and yoga teachers earn CEUs with the Yoga Alliance. This intimate retreat is for total beginners, continuing students, and teachers who would like to experience classical yoga and meditation as a way of life, healing, and growth.RYT200 and RYT500 teachers earn CE hours with the Yoga Alliance.


Ema Stefanova
Yoga Alliance E-RYT 500 (Yoga)
Ann Arbor Yoga and Meditation founder and director, Ema Stefanova is one of the most highly trained and experienced master yoga and meditation teachers in the nation. She was born in a family of natural yogis and healers, and holds advanced degrees in engineering as well as English language and literature. Her teaching, yoga therapy, and meditation are inspired by her miraculous yoga and meditation life journey and the direct guidance by one of the most renowned gurus of all times, Swami Satyananda Paramahansa (Swamiji) and senior swamis.


This retreat will be held at Vivekananda Retreat Center in Ganges, Michigan, USA.

Nearby places

Ann Arbor, MI - 2.5 hours

Chicago, IL - 2.5 hours



  • Beach
  • Dining area
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Smoke-free property

This Yoga Retreat is vegetarian-friendly

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During this retreat, you will be served vegetarian meals. Please advise the organizer if you are allergic to a specific food type. Meat and eggs are not allowed on the premises.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegetarian
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

During your free time, you may walk on the shrine trail, write on your journal, or even watch the sunset at Lake Michigan.

What's included

  • 2 nights accommodation
  • All vegetarian meals
  • Daily yoga and meditation classes

What's not included

  • Yoga mat

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 100% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
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Registration deadline for the retreats is 72 hours prior to retreat starting date.

Sunday April 22, 2018
(3 days / 2 nights)

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