September is National Yoga Month, and to celebrate we are bringing you a list of the most relaxing destinations to enjoy and channel your inner yogi! From Mexico to Indonesia, learn about inspiring yoga events around the globe.
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Breckenridge (Breckenridge, CO), situated across the street from Peak 9 of the world-renowned Breckenridge Ski Resort, offers spectacular Rocky Mountain views and proximity to invigorating summer hiking. Before heading out to kayak the Blue River or explore some of the destination’s most adventurous mountain biking trails, guests are encouraged to take the property’s complimentary, one-hour morning yoga class. This class is offered each weekend to hotel guests, so they can stretch their muscles out before taking on the best of Breckenridge
The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas in Bali, Indonesia has launched a new lifestyle wellness program that includes personal attention, luxury amenities, and a myriad of activities that embrace fitness, sensible dining and holistic achievement. Yoga-enthusiasts can recharge, rebalance and explore their practice within the beauty of the gentle Balinese culture at The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas. Located on the majestic coastline of Nusa Dua, the full-day (five to six hours) or half-day (four hours) wellness program begins with sunrise yoga that blends seamlessly with a specially designed wellness menu and training regimen to nurture and restore well-being.
Vanderbilt Grace, the historical mansion turned luxe boutique property in Newport, RI, offers Full Moon Yoga on the roof of the property. The class will be offered at midnight during each full moon for $15 on September 8th.
The experience of yoga in the open air and under the full moon helps guest deepen their breath and connect to nature. Vanderbilt Grace includes 33 rooms and suites, sumptuous spa and two restaurants including Muse by Jonathan Cartwright.
Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain, the Southwest’s premier resort, offers an array of unique yoga experiences and retreats in its inspiring desert setting of Scottsdale, Arizona.
• Starting the week off right, Sanctuary’s Sunrise Yoga on Sunday mornings at 6:30 a.m. offers stunning views of Mummy Mountain and the McDowell Mountain Range.
• Indoor classes including Flow Yoga, Hatha Yoga and Restorative Yoga are available throughout the week for all hotel and spa guests
• For those looking to upgrade their yoga practice, Sanctuary offers Zennis – a unique hybrid of yoga and tennis – every Friday from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Sanctuary’s tennis pros instruct a movement-based tennis clinic, emphasizing the principles of sport-specific yoga along with functional stretches. Participants focus on body awareness, movement and mechanics, heightening their sense of balance and allowing dormant skills to naturally emerge through the program. The Zen portion of Zennis helps promote relaxation, proper alignment and the fluidity necessary for the athletic portion of tennis.
• Travelers seeking a yoga-centric escape can customize their getaway to meet their wellness goals with Sanctuary’s Satori Wellness Retreat. Satori Wellness includes four or five days of activities custom-designed by a certified personal trainer who will personally guide the spa-goer through an individualized health and fitness program. Activities include an automated weight management plan (based on lifestyle information provided by the guest in advance), a fitness assessment conducted upon arrival, guest’s choice of wellness classes, a selection of spa treatments, and spa pampering at the world-renowned Sanctuary Spa. About two weeks after departure, the trainer will follow up with each participant to provide further motivation and adjust the guest’s personal plan as needed.