Himalayan Institute is Voted #1 Yoga Retreat Center in 2023



The Himalayan Institute


Apr 14, 2023


The Himalayan Institute Wins “Best Yoga Retreat Center”

in USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards

Himalayan Institute Voted #1 Yoga Retreat Center in 2023


Honesdale, PA, April 14, 2023. The Himalayan Institute announced today that its Retreat Center was named “#1 Best Yoga Retreat Center” in USA Today’s 2023 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards. The Himalayan Institute stands out as the top travel destination among a list of 10 recognized yoga retreat centers in the US. 


“Being recognized as the #1 Best Yoga Retreat Center in the USA is a testament to the Himalayan Institute’s commitment to inspire, educate, and empower every guest who visits,” said Brian Fulp of the Himalayan Institute. “We’re honored to have created a ripple effect of positivity that extends far beyond our center, and we look forward to welcoming even more guests now and into the future.” 


2023 marks the first year that readers voted for “Best Yoga Retreat Center” in USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards. Selected from a set of 20 “best of the best” yoga retreat centers, the Himalayan Institute Retreat Center stands out as the top US travel destination in 2023 for travelers seeking affordable and accessible yoga retreats for rest and rejuvenation in scenic northeastern Pennsylvania. The top 10 finalists were ranked by USA Today readers who had the option to vote daily between March 4 – April 3, 2023, for “Best Yoga Retreat Center ” before the 10Best award announcement on April 12, 2023.


10Best Readers’ Choice Awards highlight the best of the best in contests covering a wide range of travel categories. Nominees in all categories are submitted by a panel of experts, narrowed to a set of 20 by 10Best editors, and ranked by USA Today readers through the Readers’ Choice poll. Editors of USA 10Best provide original, unbiased and experiential travel coverage of top attractions for destinations in the U.S. and around the world. Experts for 2023’s “Best Yoga Retreat Center” include Ava Roxanne Stritt, an independent writer and top authority on luxury and wellness travel, and Catherine Smith, Readers’ Choice Awards Production Manager and Social Media Director for USA TODAY 10Best.


For a full list of the 10Best Yoga Retreat Centers of 2023, visit here:


About Himalayan Institute

A world leader in the field of yoga, meditation, spirituality, and holistic health, the Himalayan Institute is a non-profit international organization dedicated to serving humanity through educational, spiritual, and humanitarian programs. With headquarters located in Honesdale, PA, the Himalayan Institute continues to be a trusted name when it comes to safe and affordable yoga, meditation, and wellness retreats. 

About USA Today 10Best Readers Choice Awards

10Best Readers’ Choice Awards highlight the best of the best in contests covering categories such as destinations, food and drink, hotels, and things to do. Nominees in all categories are submitted by a panel of experts. The final set of nominees are selected by 10Best editors before being presented to the public. Readers can vote once per category, per day. USA TODAY 10Best empowers readers to live well and travel smart by providing original, unbiased and experiential content.

Media Contact

Curt von Diest

Director of Marketing & Creative Services 

Email: cvondiest@himalayaninstitute.org

Phone: (570) 647-4254

Web: https://himalayaninstitute.org/

Himalayan Institute

952 Bethany Turnpike

Honesdale, PA 18431


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