Best Yoga Retreats Arizona 2020 | Sedona Yoga Retreat with Red Rocks Hiking | Body Flows
Experience the Sedona Energy Vortexes
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Sedona Yoga Retreat with Red Rocks Hiking and Meditation
November 5-8, 2020 or December 3-6, 2020 (3 nights, Thurs-Sun)

from $995 per person

with Sally Mitchell (Yoga Teacher, Massage Therapist and Integrative Health Coach)

Draw on Sedona's powerful spiritual vortex energy and get in touch with nature and your higher self at our rejuvenating yoga, meditation and hiking retreat in stunning Sedona, surrounded by world-famous healing red rocks and powerful energy vortexes. We'll be staying at the comfortable and charming boutique Sunset Chateau in Sedona, Arizona, nestled on a gorgeous hillside with panoramic views of Sedona's red rocks, and plenty of places to unwind and enjoy the views, from your patio, in the lush gardens, relaxing in a hammock or by the salt-water pool and jacuzzi.

Known for the uplifting power of its vortex meditation sites, Sedona is the perfect place to retreat, journey inwards, and connect more deeply with your self, with nature and with the universe. Vortexes are areas of swirling energy that arise from the earth's natural electromagnetic power, where the earth appears especially alive with energy. This can be powerful for meditation, contemplation and healing.

The morning yoga classes will be mostly vinyasa flow yoga for all levels, linking movement with the breath for an energizing yet relaxing flow. With creative and balanced sequences, strengthening and lengthening, detoxing and pranayama, you will experience a strong, safe and supportive practice. Modifications and options will be provided for different abilities. You'll have the opportunity to play with some backbends, arm balances, and inversions if you choose, and cool down with some deep stretches to restore the body and mind. The evening classes will be yin yoga, with longer held seated and supine postures, stretching, lengthening, releasing tension and creating more space in deeper layers of connective tissues in the body. Yin yoga is also a perfect opportunity to journey inwards and practice meditation.



"Sally's retreats are simply the best. Treat yourself to relaxing meditation, all levels yoga, quality, healthy food, and excellent company. I have gone to 2 retreats and found the other participants welcoming and friendly. Sally gets to know each person and gently guides all through her classes and hikes. This is the best gift I give myself every year. Can't wait for 2020!" - Marilee F, Nov 2019



Highlights

  • 6 yoga classes with guided meditations
  • 3 nights accommodation (single, double, triple or quadruple occupancy) (linens, towels, shampoo, conditioner, shower gel, soap, lotion, hair dryer provided)
  • 9 healthy, nourishing meals (mostly vegan, other dietary needs available upon request)
  • Group hikes at a few of Sedona's best hiking trails with incredible views and energy vortex contemplations (examples: Airport Mesa, Bell Rock, Devil's Bridge, Boynton Canyon, Cathedreal Rock)
  • Outdoor salt-water pool and jacuzzi on property for soaking
  • Stunning and scenic hiking trails and surrounding nature
  • Experience Sedona's vortexes for spiritual healing, meditation, and self-exploration
  • Free time to explore the local town of Sedona, hiking trails, tourist sites and relax

Not Included

  • Transport to and from the retreat. Coordination of car rental and car pooling can be arranged if you wish. This will be facilitated one month prior to the retreat.
  • Travel Insurance (we strongly recommend purchasing travel insurance)
  • Massages and other spa treatments (in-room massages at Sunset Chateau, or massages and spa treatments at nearby Sedona's New Day Spa). We highly recommend booking your massage and spa appointments ahead of time by contacting Sunset Chateau or Sedona's New Day Spa directly.

"Loved Sally's yoga classes! This was my second retreat with Sally. I really like her retreats because it includes not only yoga, but also meditation, outdoor activities, trail walkings, and evening chats with new and old friends :) I came home well-rested, energetic, and positive. Thank you, Sally!!!" - Aida R, Nov 2019

"Sally is a wonderful yoga instructor. She provides a balanced experience of yoga and meditation that is transformational. Her approach is accessible to all levels. Truly the best!" - Laura, June 2018

Location

Sunset Chateau, Sedona, Arizona

Sunset Chateau is a charming and comfortable boutique lodging located in the heart of Sedona's red rocks, just 50 minutes drive from Flagstaff airport in Arizona, and right beside one of Sedona's most famous energetic spiritual vortexes, Airport Mesa, providing the perfect space for cultivation of a deep connection with nature, your inner self and the wider universe.

The property and bedroom suites are artistically decorated with unique curated art and furnishings, and thoughtful touches to help you feel more at home, including organic bath products and comfortable furnishings.

Just 10 minutes drive from the desert town of Sedona, with it's vibrant arts community, new age shops, spas and art galleries, and a short drive from Sedona's stunning red rock trails, there's something for everyone to explore in stunning Sedona.

Just 50 minutes drive from Flagstaff airport, the Sunset Chateau is easily accessible by car, taxi or airport shuttle. Coordination of airport car rental, car pooling, taxi or shuttle service can be coordinated for those who would like to share transport with other guests. This will be facilitated one month prior. Cost of car rental or airport transport is not included in the retreat cost. Driving directions will be provided to all guests beforehand.

Average weather forecast in Sedona, Arizona early November is low ~50F and high ~70F, and early December is low ~40F and high ~50F. You can see the average weather throughout the year here.

Your Leader

Sally Mitchell, RYT 200 Hour Yoga Teacher, Certified Massage Therapist, ChiRunning and ChiWalking Instructor, Integrative Nutrition Health Coach
Sally Mitchell Yoga Teacher Sally Mitchell Yoga Teacher

Sally is an inspiring teacher and healer, sharing with others the practices that have helped her to heal her own body and discover a path of transformation and greater self awareness.

Growing up in Scotland, Sally has been an athlete since childhood, always loving movement and fascinated by the human body, the power of the mind and the greater Universe. She is grateful to have the opportunity to inspire others to live a healthier and happier life and awaken to their inner desires and purpose, through the gifts of yoga, meditation, reflection, mindful movement, massage, energy healing and essential oils.

She looks forward to meeting you and being a part of your spiritual journey. Read more about Sally.

Tentative Schedule

The schedule below is subject to minor changes due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Thursday
  • 3.00pm - Arrivals and Checkin
  • 5.00pm - Vinyasa Yoga and Opening Circle
  • 7.00pm - Dinner
  • 8.00pm - Free Time (jacuzzi, relax, journal)
Friday / Saturday
  • 7.00am - Vinyasa Yoga and Guided Meditation
  • 9.00am - Breakfast
  • 10.00am - Group Hike to Energy Vortexes and Guided Meditation
  • 1.00pm - Lunch
  • 2.00pm - Group Hike to Energy Vortexes and Guided Meditation
  • OR Free Time (massage, relax, journal, town)
  • 5.00pm (Saturday) - Yin Yoga and Yoga Nidra
  • 5.00pm (Sunday) - Yin Yoga with Essential Oils
  • 7.00pm - Dinner
  • 8.00pm - Free Time (jacuzzi, relax, journal)
Sunday
  • 7.00am - Vinyasa Yoga and Guided Meditation
  • 9.00am - Breakfast
  • 10.30am - Checkout of Rooms
  • 11.00am - Closing Circle and Reflections
  • 12.00pm - Lunch
  • 1.00pm - Departures

What To Bring

Yoga mat, comfortable and loose fitting clothes for yoga and hiking, sturdy hiking or walking shoes, water bottle and/or CamelBak hydration pack for hiking, flashlight, bathing suit for jacuzzi and salt water pool, sun lotion and sun hat, warm and waterproof jacket or sweater for cool or wet weather, optional eye mask or small hand towel to cover eyes during meditations.

Note: Unfortunately there are no yoga mats or props so please bring your own yoga mat and (optional) blocks, blanket, bolster, strap. We understand it may not be possible to bring blocks, blankets and bolsters if you are traveling by flight. We will keep this in mind during the yoga classes and adjust as needed.

Note: Dogs and other pets are not permitted. The only animals that are allowed are certified service animals, accompanied by a person with a disability.

Accommodations

The rooms are luxurious and spacious suites with separate living room, bedroom, bathroom and shared or private patios with garden and/or stunning red rock views. Rooms either have 1 king bed, perfect for single occupancy or double occupancy sharing the bed, or 1 king bed and 1 queen murphy bed that can accommodate up to four guests for quadruple occupancy, sharing the king and queen beds, or double/triple occupancy. Each room has a kitchenette with a four-burner range, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, and fridge. Organic shampoo, conditioner, soap, shower gel, lotion and hair dryer are provided in every room. Read more about the different rooms here and view photos.

Cost and Sign Up

All prices are per person.

All participants must be 21 or over.

A $250 deposit is required to secure your spot or you may pay in full. The balance is due 2 months prior to the retreat. You will be notified a few days prior to the balance due date, with a link to make payment online. If the retreat is less than 2 months from the date of registration, the full amount is required.

If you are signing up with a friend or partner, please mention your friend's name on the registration form. If you are traveling alone, you may still sign up for a shared double occupancy room if you wish and we will match you up with other traveler roommate(s) of the same sex. Shared rooms are female only unless you are signing up with a friend or as a couple and booking the whole room, or signing up for single occupancy.

Note: Triple and Quadruple occupancy, and Double occupancy in rooms with only 1 King bed, are only for friends or partners signing up together because they need to share beds.

All rooms have a private bathroom. All prices are per person.

Read more about, and view photos of, the different rooms here.

  • 8 Casita Suites (1 King, 1 Queen) - Double Occupancy - $1,395 per person, Triple Occupancy - $1,195 per person (2 people share bed), Quadruple Occupancy - $995 per person (share beds)
  • 4 Vista Montana Suites (1 King) - Single Occupancy - $1,795 per person, Double Occupancy - $1,195 per person (share bed)
  • 3 Adobe Romanticas Suites (1 King, 2-person jet tub) - Single Occupancy - $1,825 per person, Double Occupancy - $1,225 per person (share bed)
  • 1 Bella Vista and 2 Pueblo Bonito Suites (1 King, private balcony, private 2-person jet tub) - Single Occupancy - $1,895 per person, Double Occupancy - $1,395 per person (share bed)
  • 1 Villa Paradiso Suite (1 King, 1 Queen, large suite, private balcony, private 2-person jet tub) - Double Occupancy - $1,595 per person, Triple Occupancy - $1,395 per person (2 people share bed), Quadruple Occupancy - $1,195 per person (share beds)

Availability: Click the Register Now button below to find out if we have availability for your desired lodging option.



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