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Sanctuary Resort on Camelback Mountain Enhances their Yoga Experience

September’s National Yoga Month promotes a healthy lifestyle

September marks the return of family routines and summer’s transition to fall – September also begins National Yoga Month. What more natural a transition time to inspire a healthy lifestyle September Yoga month at Sanctuary on Camelback Resort and Spaand celebrate the benefits of yoga.

While your regular yoga haunt will feature expanded selections of classes and welcome new beginners to their studios, why not explore a new element in your yoga routine somewhere new. A vacation to a warm destination nestled between the desert and the mountains sounds like an idyllic place for a September yoga treat.

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For September’s National Yoga Month (and beyond), Scottsdale, Arizona’s Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa offers an upgraded yoga experience. Classes, most available complimentary to resort guests, are designed for both seasoned yogis and newbies, taking advantage of the award-winning resort’s inspiring Sonoran Desert setting.

  • Standup Paddleboard YogaNewly launched Standup Paddle Board Yoga brings a taste of the beach to the desert via Phoenix/Scottsdale’s largest infinity-edged pool. The workout combines various yoga poses, breath and the beautiful Scottsdale outdoors into one transformative experience. As guests focus on the physical challenge of staying afloat, the relaxing, rhythmic sound of lapping water is a welcomed contrast for the mind. Classes are $55.
  • Restorative Yoga with live musicThrough Restorative Yoga with Live Music, musician and yoga instructor Jason Graves takes students on a journey to enlightenment. The class features soft melodies that soothe and ease the mind, with deep stretching to increase flexibility and circulation.
  • Vinyasa Reformer combines Flow Yoga and Pilates Reformer to challenge the core, improve balance, coordination, and posture through movements that flow and are synchronized to each breath. Vinyasa Reformer yogaRoom temperature is kept warm to maintain muscle flexibility and the total-body workout leaves participants feeling stronger with improved body alignment.
  • Guests focusing on their core strength will gravitate to Sanctuary’s exclusive TRX Yoga. Fusing yoga with TRX training, this class executes exercises using body weight against gravity through downward yoga poses with arms and legs suspended. TRX Yoga is proven to increase focus, balance, flexibility, strength and proprioception.

About Scottsdale’s Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa

Sanctuary Spa at Sanctuary Camelback Resort and SpaSanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa is nestled within the landscape of Camelback Mountain in Arizona. Uber-luxurious, award-winning and top-rated by guests on TripAdvisor, Scottsdale’s Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa offers you a refreshing sophistication allowing you and your partner to relax and reconnect. Offering spa packages, romantic indulgences, girlfriend getaways and meditation retreats, their luxury accommodations and Food Network chefs will inspire renewal.

Get connected with what Scottsdale’s Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa has available and check in with their community on Facebook and Twitter. See their amazing Sanctuary Spa offering and begin drooling!

Celebrating National Yoga Month at Home

The health benefits to a routine practice of yoga include increased flexibility, stress management, better sleep, deeper breathing, enhanced blood flow through the body, mental grounding and so much more. I’ll bet if you googled “yoga studio, your town” you’d be surprised with the offerings in your neighborhood. What a great month to inspire a start to your yoga awakening?

For those who regularly practice yoga, consider these tips to help celebrate National Yoga Month and expand your current enjoyment:

  • Sanctuary Infinity pool nestled within Camelback MountainTry yoga on your travels – many vacation resorts and day spa’s offer yoga classes
  • Bring a friend to one of your classes – spread the wellness
  • Try a new yoga style and explore its benefits – Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Bikram
  • Create a yoga space at home – some quiet space for a good yoga mat, a scented candle and a good instructional DVD
  • Pick a challenge pose and master it
  • Try juicing or smoothies – nutrient rich and healthy alternatives
  • Meditate more often

Have you taken a yoga class on vacation or taken part in a Yoga retreat? We’d love to hear your experience and where you had the opportunity to enjoy your yoga adventure. Drop a comment below or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.


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