METTA EARTH

METTA EARTH institute

A Center for Contemplative Ecology

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Yoga Farm Vermont Retreat

Yoga Farm Vermont

October 11-14, 2019

Marco Rojas Yoga Retreat

Immerse yourself in nature’s bounty while practicing yoga on an ecologically regenerative yoga farm.  This unique retreat is inspired by our effort to conduct our lives in natural balance with earth’s cycles to facilitate our journey towards freedom, happiness, and love with respect towards the environment.

Features:

  • Intimate Master Classes with Marco
  • Meditations in Nature led by Gillian, Co-Director of MEI
  • Yoga and Ecology with Russell, Co-Director MEI
  • Dharma Talks
  • Unlimited savasana
  • Lovely, clean, and beautifully simple accommodations
  • Organic, prana rich food grown on site or sourced from local farm network
  • Three meals per day, housemade kombucha, wild harvested herbal tea
  • Peak New England Fall foliage
  • Happy cows, affectionate sheep, and spunky chickens
  • 158 acres of meadows, pastures, horticulture fields, hardwood forest, evergreens, beaver ponds, old orchards, seasonal streams, stonewalls, and wildlife nestled in the Green Mountains National Forest alongside the New Haven River
  • An on-site acupuncturist
  • An assistant, on call to facilitate sukha

Program Details

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Fee:

First Register with Team Rojas, paying $600 to secure your spot on the Yoga Farm Vermont Retreat.

Second, register with Metta Earth Institute using the Buy Now button below and select your accommodations.

Camping: $500
Yurt: $525
Main House: $555

Rate Includes:

  • 3 nights shared accommodations in the main house, yurt, or camping.
  • Organic & locally grown meals
  • All retreat master classes
  • Farm store for gifts and goodies

*Does not include transportation to Metta Earth.

*Shuttle Transportation from Burlington is $50 through our Prius door-to-door services or through Uber.

Cancellation Policy: Full payment is required to reserve your reservation for the program. You may receive a full refund minus a $45 processing fee up to one month prior to the program. Any cancellations after that are not eligible for a refund. If the student finds another participant to take his/her spot at the same cost, a refund may be available. Please contact info@mettaearth.org for questions.

Meals & Accomodations:

Metta Earth is nestled in the quietude of the mountains, the stunning headwaters of the New Haven river with abundant waterfalls and pools for swimming, wilderness trails to walk or bike, and 158 acres of Metta Earth land to explore.

Meals are vegetarian and lovingly prepared with seasonal, local and organic foods, much of our food comes from our own 3⁄4 acre organic garden and farmstead. Participants assist and have the opportunity to learn about harvesting, cooking, putting food by, and other aspects of organic, local food.

Options for sleeping accommodations include shared peaceful rooms in the main Metta Earth house, shared space in one of the yurts, or space to set up your own tent.

The Metta Earth main house provides bathrooms, laundry, phones, wireless internet, library, kitchen and dining facilities, and teaching, study, and practice space.

Choose accommodations & Pay using the button below

Accommodations:

Main House $555

Yurt $525

Camping $500

Teachers

Marco Rojas

Marco Rojas

Gillian Kapteyn Comstock

Russell Comstock

Russell Comstock

Yoga Farm Vermont Autumn

October 9-12, 2020

Immerse yourself in nature’s bounty while practicing yoga on an ecologically sustainable yoga farm.

For Balance

This unique retreat is inspired by our effort to conduct our lives in natural balance with earth’s cycles to facilitate our journey towards freedom, happiness, and love with respect towards the environment.

back stretches
mountains
man with cows
garden rows

Features

  • Intimate Master Classes with Marco
  • Meditations in Nature led by Gillian, Co-Director of MEI
  • Yoga and Ecology with Russell, Co-Director of MEI
  • Dharma Talks
  • Unlimited savasana
  • Lovely, clean, and beautifully simple accommodations
  • Organic, prana rich food grown on site or sourced from local farm network
  • Three meals per day, housemade kombucha, wild harvested herbal tea
  • Peak New England Fall foliage
  • Happy cows, affectionate sheep, and spunky chickens
  • 158 acres of meadows, pastures, horticulture fields, hardwood forest, evergreens, beaver ponds, old orchards, seasonal streams, stonewalls, and wildlife nestled in the Green Mountains National Forest alongside the New Haven River
  • An on-site acupuncturist
  • An assistant, on call to facilitate sukha

PROGRAM DETAILS

First, Register with Team Rojas, paying $600 to secure your spot on the Yoga Farm Vermont Autumn.

Second, register with Metta Earth Institute using the Register button below and select your accommodations.

Camping: $500
Yurt: $525
Main House: $555

Rate Includes:

  • 3 nights shared accommodations in the main house, yurt, or camping.
  • Organic & locally grown meals
  • All retreat master classes
  • Farm store for gifts and goodies

*Does not include transportation to Metta Earth.

*Shuttle Transportation from Burlington is $50 through our Prius door-to-door services or through Uber.

Cancellation Policy: Full payment is required to reserve your reservation for the program. You may receive a full refund minus a $45 processing fee up to one month prior to the program. Any cancellations after that are not eligible for a refund. If the student finds another participant to take his/her spot at the same cost, a refund may be available. Please contact info@mettaearth.org for questions.

To register, simply click the button below to email your details.

Teachers

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Marco Rojas

Marco Rojas

Yoga Teacher, Faculty

Marco is a messenger of yoga. His teachings follow the Krishnamacharya tradition. He trained to be a teacher under the guidance of Chuck Miller and Maty Ezraty, creators of YogaWorks, in Los Angeles in 2003. For the last twelve years, Marco has cultivated a vital and rewarding yoga experience throughout New York City in studios such as YogaWorks, ISHTA, Pure Yoga, and Equinox. He practices at the Iyengar Institute of New York. To learn more about Marco, visit his website marcorojasyoga.com.

Yoga Farm Vermont for Families

2020 Dates TBA

Cultivate the Family on an ecologically regenerative yoga farm in the heart of Vermont.

A holistic vacation, integrating educational and creative practices through Yoga, Meditation, Nutrition, Art, Music, Community, Leadership, Sustainability, Nature, and Wildlife, this unique retreat experience balances programming designed to engage children, parents, and families as a whole.

An intergenerational and immersive yoga haven… inspired by our continued effort to conduct our lives in natural balance with Earth’s cycles, to facilitate our journey towards freedom, happiness, and love… with respect, always, towards the environment.

Adult and child leading calf
family water activity
kid and cow
butterfly and flower

Features

  • 7 nights accommodation in main house or yurt, complete with organic linens & bedding
  • 3 organic, superfood-rich meals per day, with plant-focused ingredients grown directly at Metta Earth, or otherwise sourced from local farm network
  • Sattvic cuisine prepared and curated on site by Brazilian chef & nutritionist, including plant-powered snacks for children
  • Mountain spring water, fresh juice, superfood smoothies, housemade kombucha & wild-harvested herbal tea
  • Daily MarcoYoga Master classes for parents
  • Yoga and Ecology with Russell, Co-Director of Metta Earth Institute
  • Daily yoga classes for kids!
  • Meditation classes offered for both children and parents, including Meditations in Nature led by Gillian, Co-Director of Metta Earth Institute
  • On-site childcare and supervision, including a designated outdoor Child’s Play Pavillion for maximum frivolity
  • Daily children’s programming includes arts & crafts, creative writing & expression, nature play & exploration, fruit & vegetable collection, farm animal frolicking & engagement, holistic games, live music, and more!
  • Family-focused activities, excursions & outings in nature…  including hikes, picnics & bonfires…
  • 158 acres of meadows, pastures, horticulture fields, hardwood forest, evergreens, beaver ponds, old orchards, seasonal streams, stonewalls, and wildlife nestled in the Green Mountains National Forest alongside the New Haven River
  • Eco-farming and sustainability education
  • Communication, leadership & relationship dynamic training
  • Unlimited savasana
  • Private yoga, acupuncture & couples therapy sessions available a la carte
babbling brook

PROGRAM DETAILS

Metta Earth is nestled in the quietude of the mountains, the stunning headwaters of the New Haven river with abundant waterfalls and pools for swimming, wilderness trails to walk or bike, and 158 acres of Metta Earth land to explore.

Meals are vegetarian and lovingly prepared with seasonal, local and organic foods, much of our food comes from our own 3⁄4 acre organic garden and farmstead. Participants assist and have the opportunity to learn about harvesting, cooking, putting food by, and other aspects of organic, local food.

Options for sleeping accommodations include shared peaceful rooms in the main Metta Earth house, shared space in one of the yurts, or space to set up your own tent.

The Metta Earth main house provides bathrooms, laundry, phones, wireless internet, library, kitchen and dining facilities, and teaching, study, and practice space.

Register with Metta Earth Institute to secure your spot on the Yoga Farm Vermont Retreat for Families using the REGISTER button below.

Investment begins at $3395 for a family package of 1 Adult & 1 Child.

Each additional adult adds $2170. Sliding discount applies for each additional child: second child $1225, third child $1100, fourth child $1040 and so on.

Breakdown of Rates:

Adult              $310/day 7 days = $2170

Child     

$175/day

7 days = $1225

Base Rate/Package for Family week is 1 Adult and 1 Child = $3395

To be in the Family Retreat, you must be at least one adult and one child.  

Additional adults are added at  $2170

Additional children are added with a sliding discount for multiples, for example

  • The second child is full rate at $1225
  • The third child is at 10% off $1100
  • The fourth child at 15 % off $1040

Rate Includes: Rate Includes:

  • 7 nights shared accommodations in the main house or yurt.
  • Organic & locally grown meals curated by nutritionist chef Adriana Porchat
  • All retreat master classes

*Does not include transportation to Metta Earth.

*Shuttle Transportation from Burlington is $50 through our Prius door-to-door services or through Uber.

Cancellation Policy: Full payment is required to reserve your reservation for the program. You may receive a full refund minus a $45 processing fee up to one month prior to the program. Any cancellations after that are not eligible for a refund. If the student finds another participant to take his/her spot at the same cost, a refund may be available. Please contact info@mettaearth.org for questions.

Choose a reservation option & pay using the button below

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Teachers

Marco Rojas

Marco Rojas

Sisa Rojas

Gillian Kapteyn Comstock

Russell Comstock

Russell Comstock

Yoga Farm Vermont Summer

2020 Dates TBA

Immerse yourself in nature’s bounty while practicing yoga on an ecologically sustainable yoga farm.  

This unique retreat is inspired by our effort to conduct our lives in natural balance with earth’s cycles to facilitate our journey towards freedom, happiness, and love with respect towards the environment.

Features

  • Intimate Master Classes with Marco
  • Meditations in Nature led by Gillian, Co-Director MEI
  • Yoga and Ecology with Russell, Co-Director MEI
  • Dharma Talks
  • Unlimited savasana
  • 4 nights lovely, clean, and beautifully simple accommodations
  • Organic, prana rich food grown on site or sourced from local farm network
  • 3 organic, superfood-rich meals per day, with plant-focused ingredients grown directly at Metta Earth, or otherwise sourced from local farm network
  • Mountain spring water, fresh juice, superfood smoothies, housemade kombucha & wild-harvested herbal tea
  • Sattvic cuisine prepared and curated on site by Brazilian chef & nutritionist
  • Nature Immersions: river dips, hikes, picnic, bonfire (weather dependent)
  • Happy cows, tender lambs, and spunky chickens
  • 158 acres of meadows, pastures, horticulture fields, hardwood forest, evergreens, beaver ponds, old orchards, seasonal streams, stonewalls, and wildlife nestled in the Green Mountains National Forest alongside the New Haven River
  • An on-site acupuncturist
repose

PROGRAM DETAILS

Metta Earth is nestled in the quietude of the mountains, the stunning headwaters of the New Haven river with abundant waterfalls and pools for swimming, wilderness trails to walk or bike, and 158 acres of Metta Earth land to explore.

Meals are vegetarian and lovingly prepared with seasonal, local and organic foods, much of our food comes from our own 3⁄4 acre organic garden and farmstead. Participants assist and have the opportunity to learn about harvesting, cooking, putting food by, and other aspects of organic, local food.

Options for sleeping accommodations include shared peaceful rooms in the main Metta Earth house, shared space in one of the yurts, or space to set up your own tent.

The Metta Earth main house provides bathrooms, laundry, phones, wireless internet, library, kitchen and dining facilities, and teaching, study, and practice space.

Register with Metta Earth Institute using the REGISTER button below to secure your spot on the Yoga Farm Vermont Summer Retreat.

Rate Includes:

  • 4 nights shared accommodations in the main house or yurt.
  • Organic & locally grown meals
  • All retreat master classes

*Does not include transportation to Metta Earth.

*Shuttle Transportation from Burlington is $50 through our Prius door-to-door services or through Uber.

Cancellation Policy: Full payment is required to reserve your reservation for the program. You may receive a full refund minus a $45 processing fee up to one month prior to the program. Any cancellations after that are not eligible for a refund. If the student finds another participant to take his/her spot at the same cost, a refund may be available. Please contact info@mettaearth.org for questions.

To register, simply click the button below to email your details.

REGISTER