2023 Sedona Arizona Yoga Hiking Healing Retreat
Discount: Please take off $50 if you have taken ANY retreat with us before! Come experience the sacred energy and wonderful beauty of Sedona, Arizona. Prices vary, depending on the room (see below, average price of $1,400 per person). Price includes 6 nights beautiful accommodations at the Transition Retreat Center, most meals, yoga, meditation, guided hikes, vortex visits, creek swimming, other trips, and shuttles from and to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, and shuttle to all guided hikes.
Accepting Help and Guidance
Many of us are taught to go it alone. We feel that we must struggle to make life work, to be successful, to get ahead. But what if we were never meant to do anything by yourself? What if you are indeed never alone anyway?! What if there is infinite and all loving support from your Divine Friend? We will explore how to nourish this relationship, but also learn how to trust and connect with supportive friends and community..
Price includes 6 nights beautiful accommodations at the Transition Retreat Center, most meals (about 14 meals), yoga, meditation, guided hikes, vortex visits, creek swimming, and other trips. We also include shuttles to all guided hikes, and shuttles from and to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport (if you arrive in Phoenix by 11am Sunday, and fly out no earlier than 2pm Saturday; otherwise other shuttles are available). No worries if you do not have a room-mate, we will find you someone compatible. We will be staying right in the heart of Sedona, Arizona. Bicycle Option: For the first time, we will also offer a short red rock dirt bicycle option (2 hours, $50 bike rental fee).
Bedroom 1 (choice of king & 1 twin or 3 twins) ensuite bathroom with large tub, shower, 2 sinks
3 people: $1,400, or 2 people $1,700 each
Bedroom 2 – 3 Twins attached bathroom tub/shower combo, 1 sink
3 people: $1,300 each, or two people $1,600 each
Note: There is 1 additional full bath off large living room
Bedroom 4 (choice of king & 1 twin or 3 twins) ensuite bathroom with shower, 1 sink, This room has private balcony, and one of the beds is in a little semi-private nook
3 people: $1,400 each, or two people $1,700 each
Bedroom 5 1 Queen shared bath
2 people: $1,400 each, or private room $2,000
Bedroom 6 2 Twins shared bath
2 people: $1,400 each
For two shared rooms above: Full bath, tub / shower combo, 2 sinks
Deluxe Accommodations in Sedona:
Our host home is called Transition Home, and transition is our theme! Nice spacious rooms, good views, wonderful setting in the very heart of Sedona, amazing breakfasts, and lovely yoga space. We have the whole place to ourselves with no other guests or groups.
Daily healthy, mostly organic breakfasts are included, usually a wide variety buffet of oatmeal, eggs, granola, cereal, nuts, seeds, nut butters, breads, various milks (diary and non-dairy), fresh fruit, flax, hemp, and much more. We will make sure all diets are met.
We also include fixings for most of the lunches, and three home-cooked delicious dinners. For other meals, we shop at a local natural foods store for our lunch or dinner fixings, which we keep at the hotel to take on hikes. Then we usually dine or lunch out 3 or 4 times, or you can save money and cook at the retreat center. As this is our 16th year in Sedona, we know the best places to eat, usually one night Thai, one night Fancy Mexican, one Italian, and one excellent Health food.
Key Travel Details:
Please contact us before you book your flights, for details. Some folks choose to arrive a day early or leave late, which is fine. Otherwise we will meet at the Phoenix airport the first morning and I will have a rented van waiting.
Please make sure your flight arrives by 11am if you plan to ride with us to Sedona from Phoenix, and plan to fly home no earlier than 2 pm, again, only if you want to ride with us back from Sedona to Phoenix. We cannot cover costs of separate transport, only with van. Separate shuttle is about $70 each way. Note: To ride in the van you MUST not have any very large bags; please travel light, as the van has limited space.
General Day by Day Itinerary of Trip
At least one daily yoga class (sunrise or sunset), some vortex visits and meditations, healing workshop, daily hikes, and other activities. We expect to have about 12-15 max people attend. All classes, hikes, and activities are optional. October is ideal hiking weather.
Note: All classes, hikes, activities are optional of course. Rest when you need rest.
Day 1: Meet in Phoenix for shuttle van ride to Sedona (or meet us in Sedona). Visit sacred site, shop for our lunch fixings for week, yoga class, dinner at home.
Day 2: Morning yoga. B-fast, playshop / workshop, then Bell Rock vortex 4 mile hike.Dinner at hotel.
Day 3: B-fast, Little Horse Trail 4 mile hike hike. Afternoon yoga, Amitabha Peace Park Stupa, out to dinner.
Day 4: Meditation option. Morning yoga, B-fast, Healing Playshop, hike Brins Mesa Trail 5 miles. Dinner at home (retreat center).
Day 5: B-fast, then hike Cathedral Rock Vortex hike, 4 miles, souvenir shopping at Crystal Magic, Native Art store, out to dinner.
Day 6: Meditation option. Morning yoga, B-fast, Mescal Trail hike, closing ceremony and out to dinner.
Day 7: Morning yoga, B-fast, shuttle to airport (or your own transport)
Dates: Oct 15, 2023
Cost: Starting at $1300
Teachers and Hike Guides: Roy Holman and Liz Gross
Roy Holman: I am a 500 hour Certified Yoga teacher, in the Viniyoga tradition. I teach a safe, gentle, body-friendly, grounded, breath-connected, meditative, flowing traditional hatha yoga – a meditation in motion really. I like to move slow, give time to breathe deeply and savor the poses. I also teach breath-work (pranayama) and meditation, and also try to incorporate the many aspects of emotional healing and balancing I have learned. The meditation is a mindfulness style, with focus on breath awareness, heart opening, body senses, emotional clearing, and connection on all levels (body, breath, emotions, Earth, Spirit).
Liz Gross: “I believe all healing involves alignment of the soul with the body.” Liz is a gifted sound and vibration healer, and teaches with Roy on retreats. Liz teaches yoga, meditation, Oneness and often does some of the cooking on our retreats. “When you’re consciously in touch with the life energy within yourself, you have awareness & communication with the flow of energy that connects you to spirit. I feel very passionate about Vibrational Medicine and love working with others in this way & helping others to connect with their purpose and passion in life. Vibrational Energy Medicine brings the physical, emotional, mental, & spiritual bodies back into balance, which opens the way for rebuilding the healing systems of the body.”