MT. TREMPER, NY. – Emerson Resort & Spa, a luxury Asian-inspired respite in the heart of New York’s Hudson Valley, invites guests to reconnect with themselves and nature this spring through two exciting packages. The Quadricentennial Japanese Reiki Training Packages help guests experience a reawakening by coaxing the body and mind out of winter hibernation.
In 2009, New York State will celebrate a year long observance of Henry Hudson’s discovery of his eponymous waterway. Just as Hudson did 400 years ago, guests are invited to explore the natural abundance and incredible splendor of the Hudson Valley with Emerson Resort & Spa’s Quadricentennial Package. offer available January 1 through October 12, 2009 at $1,132, based on double occupancy and includes:
•Two nights accommodation in the family-friendly Adirondack Lodge, or luxurious suite in the adult-only Inn
•A majestic Hudson River cruise* or tour of two Hudson Valley National Historic sites: Springwood (the lifelong home of Franklin D. Roosevelt); or the Vanderbilt Mansion (the country estate of Frederick Vanderbilt)
•Spa treatment from the resort’s “Four Corners of the Hudson Valley” indigenous spa menu
•A specialty manicure or pedicure
•Three-course dinner for two at The Phoenix restaurant daily
•Full breakfast for two each morning
In the spirit of spring renewal, guests can learn to heal themselves and others with Japanese Reiki training. Literally meaning “spiritually guided life force energy,” Reiki treats the whole person. Techniques focus on the body, mind, emotions and spirits creating feelings of peace and well-being. Emerson Resort & Spa will offer guests the chance to experience these teachings with its Reiki Training Package.
Two levels of Reiki training will be available, based on ability. The introductory class, Shoden, will teach students principles, history, and self-healing through guided imagery and four initiations. The secondary level class, Okuden, helps students channel their Reiki potential. Participants learn distant and absent healing, Byosen (healing the aura), Kokiho (moving energy with breath), as well as mental and emotional healing.
The Reiki Training will be available beginning January 1, 2009 with the Shoden class being offered the first Sunday of the month and the Okuden class offered the third Sunday of the month. Single occupancy rates start at $476 and double occupancy rates staring at $770. The package includes:
•One night accommodation in the family-friendly Adirondack Lodge, or luxurious suites in the adult-only Inn
•Three-course dinner at The Phoenix restaurant daily
•Full breakfast each morning
•$100 spa voucher for each guest
•Choice of a Reiki class
•Reiki manual and certificate of class completion