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Do you want to invest more of your energy creating the life you crave? Retreat to explore mindful eating, yoga, and vibrant living! During the retreat you’ll experience daily guided yoga practices to energize and restore your body, mind, heart, and spirit. In addition, you’ll participate in the interactive mindful eating workshops. The eye-opening and life-changing topics are based on the mindful eating cycle and will give you a whole new way to think about eating and living!
Adorned with warm and welcoming décor, each of Poco Diablo Resort's 137 rooms features complimentary high-speed wireless Internet (Wi-Fi), Nintendo gaming systems and direct-dial telephones with voicemail.
You will sink into a Simmons EverNu Beauty Rest bed, layered with soft pillows and premium linens, and relax while watching a new flat-screen TV. There's no need to leave your four-legged friends at home. Poco Diablo Resort offers selected pet-friendly rooms and designated pet friendly dining areas.
This retreat will take place in Poco Diablo Resort, Sedona, Arizona. The resort is located approximately two hours from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX), Arizona's main international airport servicing Sedona. Flagstaff Pulliam Airport (FLG) is approximately a 40-minute drive to Poco Diablo Resort.
Each day you’ll experience guided yoga practices with Jessie Dwiggins (RYT-500 and licensed “Am I Hungry?” mindful eating facilitator) to energize and restore your body, mind, heart, and spirit.
Class themes are based on the body’s subtle energy system and how it enhances mindful eating concepts so they become more instinctive. You will also enjoy one yoga practice on the rocks.
Throughout the retreat you’ll participate in interactive mindful eating workshops with “Am I Hungry?” founder: Michelle May, M.D., RYT-200. These eye-opening and life-changing topics are based on the mindful eating cycle and will give you a whole new way to think about eating and living.
Sedona is known for its gorgeous red rock formations, incredible hiking, and vortexes. Jessie Dwiggins: Yoga & Wellness has selected 3 beautiful afternoon hikes (weather permitting) to challenge you and take your breath away. However, these hikes are encouraged but optional.
Place note that all activities are at your own risk. You will be required to sign a fitness waiver to participate. Please decide whether these activities are appropriate; see your personal physician for medical clearance if necessary.
Please bring your copies of “Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat for Athletes” (available in June 2016) and “Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating and Yoga Companion Workbook and Awareness Journal” (available in January 2017). Jessie Dwiggins: Yoga & Wellness will have copies onsite for purchase but if you want to read in advance, you may order them.
If you’re flying to Arizona, most people fly into Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport (PHX). It’s about 120 miles to Sedona, so rent a car or arrange shuttle service to Sedona.
Depending on your city of origin, you may be able to fly into Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA) for a lower airfare; it is about 150 miles to Sedona. There are also small airports in Sedona and Flagstaff.
Arizona Shuttle provides door to door shuttle service with a reservation. Please visit their website for further information.
Temperatures in Sedona in early March range from 35 - 63, so dress in layers. You may wear yoga or hiking clothing for the workshops.
Evening wear is casual and comfortable; you’ll need a jacket at night. As for yoga sessions, please wear comfortable and modest yoga clothing.
Bring your yoga mat and a block and strap if you have them. Jessie Dwiggins: Yoga & Wellness will also have a few onsite that you can borrow if needed. Please bring a good pair of hiking shoes or shoes with good traction, refillable water bottle, bathing suit, sunscreen, sun hat / visor, sunglasses, backpack or waist pack for hands - free hiking, camera and charger.
For more information, ask your questions directly to Jessie Dwiggins: Yoga & Wellness, who will be happy to assist you. Simply click on the Send Inquiry button to send a message.
Jessie Dwiggins has taught Forrest yoga since 2007. She is graduated from both the Foundational and Advanced Teacher Training programs with Ana Forrest. She is a 200-hour Yoga Alliance registered teacher and also a certified yoga tune up teacher. She has undergraduate degrees in nutrition and exercise physiology and a graduate degree in nutrition.
During this retreat, you will have these following meals:
The spa at Poco Diablo offers special seasonal massage services for retreat participants in addition to what is offered on the usual massage menu. Please schedule your appointments well in advance so you will not miss any of the retreat activities and so you can select your desired appointment during peak hours. Gratuities are not included in spa prices and are at the guest's discretion.