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Solage in Calistoga, CA | Photo by Briana Marie Photography

1. In Wine CountryOsmosis is an eco-friendly, six-acre sanctuary in Sonoma County, California, offering a wide menu of healing and alternative spa treatments, including its famous cedar enzyme baths. Sign up for the Meditation Day Retreat and enjoy sitting and walking meditations throughout the serene Zen gardens, as well as silent spa time, lunch, and more quiet reflection. osmosis.com2. Near the Grand Ole OpryIf you’re looking for a silent retreat in America’s country music capital, mark your calendar for March 27 to 30, when Nashville’s Scarritt Bennett Center will offer its Silence Speaks Retreat. The nonprofit educational center is situated on 10 lush acres and has a history of social activism and community engagement. scarrittbennett.org3. In the Shawangunk MountainsJust 90 minutes from New York City, Mohonk Mountain House is a National Historic Landmark that has been committed to environmental stewardship since 1869. Popular with families, but also ideal for solo travelers, Mohonk is a place to set your own pace. Guests may sign up for a number of Mindfulness in Minutes programs offered throughou …

Mary Bemis is the editor in chief of Journey to Renewal and the founder of InsidersGuidetoSpas.com.


Mary Bemis is the editor in chief of Journey to Renewal and the founder of InsidersGuidetoSpas.com.


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