When two people come together, they embark on the eternal dance of maintaining their individuality while nurturing their unique partnership.
Miraval Berkshires is designed to help couples navigate this journey, arriving at a place where the spirit of “I” and the spirit of “we” are aligned. Surrounded by Berkshires Hills, our intimate escape frees you both from the distractions of everyday life so you can focus on the one you love. It is the perfect location to rediscover your connection to yourself and to each other.
Enjoy winter sports like Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing in the picturesque Berkshire hills. *Weather dependent.
An introduction to Nordic ski gear, basic philosophy, technique, and movement principles. Trek through the snow at the picturesque Wyndhurst Golf Course to learn the basics of classical Nordic cross-country skiing.
SNOW SHOEING HIKE
Strap on a pair of snowshoes and raise your heart rate with a 1-3-mile gentle hike that gains 300-500 ft elevation across the picturesque Berkshires hills. All levels are welcome.
MAKE YOUR OWN FERMENTED VEGETABLES
Discover the benefits of fermented vegetables, and how they encourage healthy gut flora with pro-biotic enzymes to aid digestion. Learn the basics of creating delicious fermented vegetables at home as flavorful side dishes or toppings to enhance a balanced diet. Complimentary.
DELIGHTFUL PLATED DESSERTS
Learn timesaving recipes that will delight your guests and loved ones with desserts ranging from cakes, pies, and tarts to sorbets, ice creams, and shakes. Effortlessly transform your holiday desserts into edible works of art. 45 MIN | $75
1894 FIRESIDE DINNER
Make our lovely Gilded Age mansion your dining room for the evening. Wyndhurst Manor’s 1894 Fireside Bistro & Bar blends traditional northeast architecture and newly renovated interiors that reflect the history of the Berkshires. Enjoy an elegant meal created with locally grown, seasonal ingredients and perfectly paired with fine wines.120 MIN | $205
THE SELF IN COLOR
How we see ourselves can dramatically impact how we feel and behave. Self-criticism can hamper our efforts to act in a way that matches our potential to manifest our best intentions. This class directs your attention inward, through art, to identify your critical voice and to challenge its limitations. Use pastels and charcoal as tools in developing your inner capacity to reflect your intentions with your actions by creating a loving self-portrait that reframes how you view yourself. 55 MIN | $75
KINTSUGI: THE BEAUTY OF IMPERFECTION
Kintsugi, meaning to join with gold, is a traditional Japanese art that reassembles the shattered pieces of a broken piece of pottery with richly colored gold lacquer. Create your own Kintsugi vessel in this workshop that examines our relationship with fracture and imperfections, both real and symbolic, with compassionate reflection and a renewed perspective on what it means to be whole. Instead of disguising, discarding, or replacing the cracks in art or in life, we can render the traces of imperfection with beauty and strength. Private Session: 50 MIN | $325
SPIRIT OF THE SABER
Practice elements from the traditional Chinese Broadsword form, a set of specific Tai Chi movements that explores relaxation and energy extension. This sword practice can serve as a tool for bringing the mind and body into harmony while exercising the upper body with a fun, fluid technique. Using the sword as an extension of your physical body, build and clarify your energy, improve your agility and balance, and enhance your mental acuity. 80 MIN | $45
EVENING FIRESIDE CHAT
Join your fellow Miraval travelers and gather outdoors by a warm fire after a full day of activity for introspection. Share your stories, reflect, and enjoy the simple pleasures of sipping hot chocolate and participating in a guided, fireside meditation. Revel in the company of kindred spirits as you release negative thoughts or emotions and invite a restful night’s sleep. 105 MIN | Complimentary