With hundreds of hiking and biking trails as well as, incredible swimming and camping, Arizona is an inspiring place to get in touch with nature and soak up the area’s positive energy.
Arizona is full of beautiful state parks, a sprawling desert, pine tree forests, and the four ‘energy vortexes’ that attract people looking to connect with a higher plane. Yoga retreats in Sedona and Arizona take advantage of the transformational power of vortexes: the energy centres that arise from the earth’s natural electromagnetic power. This, along with the serene vibes and inspiring red rock formations, draw spiritual seekers from around the world. Below, we’ve highlighted 5 of the best yoga retreats in Sedona and Arizona.
Yoga Inspirations is led by Diane Cline, life coach, sound healer, and medicine woman. The four-day Sound, Meditation, and Yoga Retreat in Arizona is focused on spiritual expansion and fulfillment. During the retreat, you’ll experience Kundalini yoga, meditation, crystal singing bowls, and coaching to develop inner strength and self-love. The retreat includes three nights’ accommodation, breakfast and dinner, and daily adventure excursions. Shared, private, and double rooms are available with a shared bathroom. From $980 per person
Sedona Ranch Retreat offers healing and spiritual awakening practice for people seeking positive transformation in life. Their four-day Holistic Health & Yoga Retreats in Sedona help you reset your physical and spiritual health within the healing powers of Sedona’s vortexes. Highlights of the retreat include acu-yoga practice, equine therapy, and a hike to Shaman’s Cave. The retreat includes three nights’ accommodation in a private cabin or recreational vehicle on the Sedona Ranch. From $1,299 per person
Santo Tomas Retreats
Get pampered on a four-day yoga retreat near Antelope Canyon with Santo Tomas Retreats. Guests of all yoga experience levels are welcome to participate in this retreat, which includes daily yoga classes, meditation classes and cooking demos. Excursions to nearby Horseshoe Bend, Lake Powell and the Colorado River for paddleboarding are also included. Accommodations are provided at the Rim View Chateau, a 7-bedroom 4-bathroom house that overlooks Lake Powell. During free time, guests have access to the home’s spa, pool, hammocks and firepit. Daily vegan meals are included in the retreat cost. From $1,195 per person
Vita Pura Yoga
Bask in the beauty of Sedona on a heart-centered yoga and wellness retreat hosted by Amber and Lance of Vita Pura Yoga. Following breakfast, there is a Hatha yoga and breathwork class, followed by hiking in the Red Rocks. Yogis are encouraged to meditate and practice breathwork in the vortexes that Sedona is known for. This luxurious retreat is held at the 4-star Hilton Resort at Bell Rock, an oasis in the desert. Breakfast and lunch are included, and guests are encouraged to explore Sedona’s restaurant scene for dinners. Spa treatments are available at the on-site Eforea Spa with a 15% discount. From $2,700 per person
Bigger Life Adventures
For a more rustic, off the grid adventure, yogis can join Bigger Life Adventures for a rejuvenating retreat in northern Arizona. Highlights include yoga and meditation classes, as well as Reiki and guided breathwork. Excursions include a trip to the Grand Canyon and an opportunity to hike in a vortex in Sedona. Ayurvedic, plant-based meals are included in the retreat cost. This intimate retreat is capped at 8 guests so everyone can have a personalized experience. Guests will stay in off-grid glamping yurts, with a personal fire pit and hammock. From $1,000 per person