Love yoga? Love seeing the world? You’re in luck, because the United States is home to some of the world’s most amazing resorts that focus on helping you ohm and namaste your way to better health and happiness. Find one that speaks to you in the list below.
Open since 1995 and situated on 400 acres just north of Tucson, Arizona, the Miraval resort and spa has become an all-inclusive destination getaway for those who seek to bring their mind and body into balance.
Miraval features unique spa treatments, nourishing cuisine, top wellness specialists, and a comprehensive program of activities, which include fitness, meditation, yoga, well-being, equine, hiking, biking, and metaphysical exploration.
They offer a myriad of free yoga classes, including:
- Beginner Yoga introduces newcomers to Hatha Yoga practices
- Boga Yoga performed on a Boga board in their pool
- Prana Vinyasa Flow featuring dynamic asana sequences, mantra, music, movement meditation, and pranayama (breathing)
- Trust Love Compassion (TLC) Yoga that focuses on opening the 3rd, 4th and 5th chakra
- Core Yoga to develop core strength
- Chakra Vinyasa Yoga that brings awareness and balance to the body’s energy centers
- Dream Yoga to learn to consciously let go so you can sleep and dream
- Energy Yoga that incorporates Kundalini and Ashtanga Yoga practices
- Flying Dragon Yoga incorporates deep stretches with Vinyasa Flow
- Restorative Yoga that focuses on active relaxation
- Rise and Shine Yoga is a morning yoga routine to prepare you to take on the day
- Yin Yoga focuses on deep stretches for the hips and lower back
- Yoga Groove is a lively series of movements done to funky music
- Flow Yoga features a vigorous and fluid Vinyasa sequence.
- Yin/Yang Yoga that incorporates seated stretches with active Vinyasa flow sequences
- Slow Flow Yoga focuses on steady breathing, holding postures and and transitioning between movements smoothly
- Aroma Essence Yoga combines the diffusion of essential oils as the correspond to poses in the sequence
Miraval offers additional class types for a fee. Learn more at the hotel’s website here.
This six-room bed and breakfast offers a morning session of restorative Hatha yoga or active Vinyasa-Ashtanga yoga ( which is offered is based on the guest’s needs), along with an evening session of Kundalini yoga.
Additional activities include: biking, canoeing, swimming, kayaking, golfing, and in winter, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing.
Visit the hotel’s website here for more information.
With the Rocky Mountains, wide expanses of dense forest, and wildlife like deer, beavers and muskrats at their doorstep, guests at the Feathered Pipe Ranch are truly immersed in nature. Guests can partake in hiking, swimming, and canoeing, or head off to the sauna or hot tub to relax. Schedule an appointment with their bodywork and massage therapists for sessions of craniosacral therapy, accupressure, Swedish massage and more.
Multiple yoga retreats are held throughout the year, led by a series of different yoga practitioners and health experts. View details on their retreats here.
If opulence and grandeur is your thing, Cal-A-Vie is for you. With a 5:1 staff to guest ratio, 32 private villas, an antiques, wine and boutique item store exclusively available for guests, and an adjoining Country Club and 18-hole golf course, Cal-A-Vie is a destination unto itself.
The resort offers three, four and seven night spa vacation packages, which include gourmet cuisine, over 125 fitness classes, hiking, beauty and spa treatments, and more.
Yoga lovers can enjoy sessions of:
- Ashtanga yoga
- chakra yoga
- aqua yoga
- chair yoga
- Vinyasa Flow
- Yoga Sculpt
- Yoga Strength
- restorative yoga
- and many more styles.
View their full listing of yoga offerings here.
Many hotels, resorts and spas offer yoga among their list of activities, but the resorts listed above have gone above and beyond in their offerings. If you love yoga and travel, then consider putting all of these resorts on your list of future destinations.
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