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How a Weekend Away Can Help Create Lifelong Habits

How a Weekend Away Can Help Create Lifelong Habits
In our overscheduled, ultra-stressed lives, it’s all too easy to get caught up in the daily grind of work, family, and friends—and forget to take care of ourselves. At Utah's Red Mountain Resort, you can learn new habits to help improve your everyday life.
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The Wisdom of Plant Medicine

CREATING FOUNDATIONS FOR BALANCED HEALTH

The Wisdom of Plant Medicine
We will explore practical ways to incorporate herbal medicine into daily life, from establishing a home apothecary for common ailments to supporting digestive health and working through the challenges of pain.
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The Power of Positivity

RETRAIN YOUR BRAIN TO BOOST HAPPINESS

The Power of Positivity
Positivity is not a given. It’s an investment. Because in the same way that you have to invest in rocket fuel to push a rocket out of Earth’s gravitational field, you have to invest in positivity fuel to push your brain out of the “negativity field.”
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Mindful Knitting for Creative Expression

EXPERIENCE THE MEDITATIVE BENEFITS OF KNITTING

Mindful Knitting for Creative Expression
Knitting is inherently mindful, meditative, and creative. The act of knitting calms the mind and focuses your thoughts. I take knitting a step further by incorporating simple and quick tips to enhance the mindfulness of your knitting as well as your everyday life.
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The Intuitive Way

MINDFULNESS, TAROT, AND MANIFESTING YOUR HAPPY LIFE

The Intuitive Way
I believe we all can benefit from becoming more intuitive. Our intuition is our inner compass. Mindfulness and positive psychology are also important keys to unlocking the doors to happiness and finding our own truth.
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Jumpstart Your Weight Management Journey at Red Mountain Resort

INTRODUCING THE METABOLIC BOOSTER RETREAT

Jumpstart Your Weight Management Journey at Red Mountain Resort
Our experienced and qualified team of health and wellness professionals will help you develop a personalized, mindful approach to effective weight management by assisting you in organizing your time and efforts and providing you with personalized information.
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Unexpected Southwest Utah: Snow Canyon State Park

Unexpected Southwest Utah: Snow Canyon State Park
Snow Canyon isn’t your standard landscape – it’s filled with sand dunes, hundreds of millions of years old, which have been cemented into colorful stone cliffs over a long period of time.
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Kayenta Art Village

Kayenta Art Village
Nestled against the Red Mountain in true red rock country, just seven miles north of St. George, near Ivins, Utah, lies the hamlet of Kayenta, and its famed Coyote Gulch Art Village.
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Understanding and Connecting with Your Pet

ANIMAL COMMUNICATION WITH A “REAL-LIFE DR. DOLITTLE”

Understanding and Connecting with Your Pet
So often I hear my clients say, “If I only knew what my pet was thinking!” This is where an animal communicator like me can be invaluable. I will help you achieve a better understanding of your pets to live more harmoniously with them.
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6 Reasons Why a Wellness Weekend is Great for Guys Too

6 Reasons Why a Wellness Weekend is Great for Guys Too
At Red Mountain Resort, a few miles outside St. George in southwestern Utah, guys can experience authentic outdoor adventures, breathe in the fresh desert air, and enjoy healthy living.
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Different Paths, Same Journey: Meet Our Intuitives

ENERGY HEALING IN RED ROCK PARADISE

Different Paths, Same Journey: Meet Our Intuitives
Each one-on-one session with a gifted shaman or intuitive in the healing environment of Red Mountain is as unique as the moment in which it occurs. Are you ready to explore the possibilities our Personal Discovery offerings hold? 
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Make Room for YOU in Your Life

REDISCOVER JOY AND FEED YOUR INNER FLAME

Make Room for YOU in Your Life
Although you may know that self-care is critical to well-being, it can be difficult to keep your tank full amidst the demands and stresses of everyday life. Your wellness retreat at Red Mountain is a positive first step, but the challenge will be taking it home with you.
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Cracking the Skin Code

NURTURING THE SKIN-MIND-BODY CONNECTION

Cracking the Skin Code
Our skin, as our largest organ, is the most powerful messenger of our overall state of wellness. What shows up on our skin is directly correlated to how our bodies are functioning beneath it.
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Adventures off the Beaten Path

EXPLORING AND PRESERVING SOUTHWEST UTAH’S HIDDEN GEMS

Adventures off the Beaten Path
As Outdoor Recreation guides, we are in a unique position to share our passion as well as our pristine surroundings with visitors from around the world. Creating fun vacation memories for our guests on the valley trails, the sandstone peaks, and the peaceful lake waters is our goal every day.
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Discover an Outdoor Stage in Utah's Canyon of the Gods

Discover an Outdoor Stage in Utah's Canyon of the Gods
The locations that first pop into your mind when you want to see theater are probably New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles or London. However, tucked within the red rock canyons of Southern Utah lives a theater that’s well worth a visit: Tuacahn Amphitheatre.
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Planning Ahead for Your Utah Adventure: Outdoors Tips for Three-Season Fun

Planning Ahead for Your Utah Adventure: Outdoors Tips for Three-Season Fun
You don’t have to be an intrepid adventurer to enjoy time in Utah’s great outdoors. Whether you’re planning a one-day hike or longer camping trip, the common rule for Utah outdoor adventures is that it’s best to be prepared.
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5 Reasons Self-Care Is Not Selfish

5 Reasons Self-Care Is Not Selfish
The practice of taking action to improve one’s health is hard to make time for, but it should be just as important as work and family. And if you don’t know where to start with a self-care routine, wellness destinations like Red Mountain Resort can help.
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The Healing Power of Love

TRANSFORM YOUR WORLD WITH A WIDE-OPEN HEART

The Healing Power of Love
I believe love is our greatest healer. Always has been. Always will be. I also believe that acting from love is often one of the most difficult and courageous things we can do. And our world needs the heroism of love as much as it ever has. 
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Discover MELT at Red Mountain Resort

THE SELF-CARE TREATMENT THAT FEELS LIKE A MASSAGE

Discover MELT at Red Mountain Resort
A visit to Red Mountain Resort is filled with wonderful surprises, and among them may be the discovery of MELT at the Wellness Center. Red Mountain is the perfect place to try MELT for the first time – helping you take advantage of all the active options that the resort has to offer.
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Red Rock Dreaming

Red Rock Dreaming
After a couple days exploring Snow Canyon State Park on my own, I was ready to experience the area in a different way. My next stop was Red Mountain Resort, which is located right on the edge of the park.
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How to Experience the Thriving Arts & Culture of St. George

How to Experience the Thriving Arts & Culture of St. George
St. George, Utah has transformed from gateway town to booming art hub. And whether you visit for theater amidst the red rocks or the galleries of Kayenta, you’ll find a big-city scene coupled with small-town charm.
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How Red Mountain Resort Became a Wellness Pioneer in Southwest Utah

How Red Mountain Resort Became a Wellness Pioneer in Southwest Utah
Offering a mix of wellness, diet, and fitness options, the resort has been welcoming guests from all over the country for more than 20 years to experience the magic and transformation of this unique destination.
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Cooking Up Cactus: Surprising Health Benefits of Native Plants

GET A TASTE OF THE DESERT SOUTHWEST!

Cooking Up Cactus: Surprising Health Benefits of Native Plants
Cactus is a traditional source of both food and folk medicine throughout Mexico and the desert southwest region of the US, and is a truly sustainable ingredient – it doesn’t require irrigation, fertilization, or cultivation to grow.
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The Creature Comforts of Kanab (and Why It's an Ideal Place to Recover from Your Southern Utah Adventure)

The Creature Comforts of Kanab (and Why It's an Ideal Place to Recover from Your Southern Utah Adventure)
Once known as “Little Hollywood” for its fame as a filming location in the heyday of Westerns, Kanab is set in a stunning natural landscape that features Zion, Lake Powell, the Grand Canyon North Rim, Vermillion Cliffs National Monument and other iconic natural landmarks of the Southwest.
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Dixie Ridin'

Dixie Ridin'
Though Moab has long held the crown in the magical mountain biking kingdom, the Dixie region -- from Cedar City to St. George -- is fast becoming a must-see mountain biking destination in its own right.
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A Love Story… the Ever-Evolving Emotional Fitness Retreat

EXTRAORDINARY HEALING ON ALL LEVELS OF BEING

A Love Story… the Ever-Evolving Emotional Fitness Retreat
There is no pre-requisite for the retreat except an open, inquisitive mind and the passion to know your true self and confidently live your best joyful, purposeful life. I plan the retreat itinerary with a deep understanding of and commitment to the sustainable transformational process.
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Plan the Perfect Road Trip From Las Vegas

A relaxing retreat is just a short drive away

Plan the Perfect Road Trip From Las Vegas
Make your escape to the breathtaking landscape of Utah’s scenic red rock cliffs at Red Mountain Resort. A quick two hour drive from Las Vegas, planning a relaxing retreat is easier than ever.
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Mission to Mars: Riding Gooseberry Mesa

Mission to Mars: Riding Gooseberry Mesa
We may as well have been on Mars. Far away from any semblance of civilization and surrounded by a seemingly endless horizon of dramatic desert landscape, we had the place to ourselves.
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The Desert Southwest Tour: St. George to Zion

The Desert Southwest Tour: St. George to Zion
Why should Moab have all the two-wheeled fun? Southwestern Utah boasts some of the best desert cycling in the state, and it's all just a stone's throw from some of America's most dramatic national parks.
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Self-Care Isn’t Selfish: Practical Tips for Busy People

Achieve Lasting Wellness with Simple Lifestyle Hacks

Self-Care Isn’t Selfish: Practical Tips for Busy People
These self-care practices will, at first glance, seem very simple. Yet if we stop and examine how we are actually doing on all of these things, we may realize we need to take more time for ourselves.
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Unlock the Brain-Wellness Connection to Discover Your Best Self

INTRODUCING NEW WELLNESS EXPERT JAMES GARRETT

Unlock the Brain-Wellness Connection to Discover Your Best Self
James has spent more than a decade unpacking the brain science behind what makes human beings thrive. He will guide you on your path to wellness using evidence-based tools to build positive habits through daily implementation.
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Tools for Energetic Spring Cleaning

NURTURE REGENERATION AND NOURISH THE NEW

Tools for Energetic Spring Cleaning
Rarely do we learn skills to keep our energy clean and clear. In a similar way that you identify clutter in your physical life, you can explore the inner spaces that will benefit from some loving attention.
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Five Reasons to Visit Zion with a Red Mountain Guide

EXPLORE A NATURAL WONDER WITH OUR ADVENTURE EXPERTS

Five Reasons to Visit Zion with a Red Mountain Guide
Our guides offer an interpretive experience that connects the tangible sights, sounds, smells, and textures of the park with intangible feelings of empowerment, gratitude, and satisfaction.
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Packing Smart for Your Red Mountain Retreat

Must-Read Tips to Prepare for Your Adventure

Packing Smart for Your Red Mountain Retreat
Whether you’re coming for a weekend getaway or an extended retreat, you don’t have to overthink packing. Make sure you have everything you need (and nothing you don't) to make your Red Mountain experience unforgettable!
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Red Mountain Resort Named a Top Spa in the U.S. by Spas of America

St. George, Utah, January 14, 2019

Red Mountain Resort Named a Top Spa in the U.S. by Spas of America
Red Mountain Resort is thrilled to be named the number one Resort Spa in Utah and number two Health Spa in the United States by the 2018 Spas of America Top 100 Spas. Pairing perfectly with the resort’s outdoor and wellness programming, the award-winning Sagestone Spa and Salon offers results-driven treatments that leave each guest feeling relaxed and rejuvenated so that they can tackle their next adventure.
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Red Mountain Introduces Intuitive Astrology and Oracle Readings

New Personal Discovery Offerings with Carolyn Ford, PhD

Red Mountain Introduces Intuitive Astrology and Oracle Readings
We are excited to welcome Carolyn Ford, PhD to our team of wellness experts at Red Mountain Resort. Carolyn holds degrees in psychology and sociology, as well as a master’s in parapsychology and indigenous studies and a doctorate in esoteric and indigenous studies.
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How to Pull Off the Perfect Yoga Retreat to Red Mountain Resort

Red Mountain Resort in southwestern Utah is one of the country’s best destinations for a natural yoga retreat

How to Pull Off the Perfect Yoga Retreat to Red Mountain Resort
You can’t help but feel a wave of calm wash over you when stepping onto the grounds of Red Mountain Resort. A clean, sage-tinged smell lightly scents the air. The red rock formations radiate the sun’s warmth. Even though you’re just 20 minutes from the local airport, you’re a world away—poised at the entrance of the spectacular Snow Canyon State Park.
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Looking for an Off-Season Getaway to Remember? Visit This Resort in the Red Rock Deserts of Utah

Surrounded by some of Utah’s most striking scenery

Looking for an Off-Season Getaway to Remember? Visit This Resort in the Red Rock Deserts of Utah
Instead of a winter beach vacation or trip to a ski resort, mix up your off-season plans with a luxurious getaway to southwestern Utah’s Red Mountain Resort. Founded in 1998, Red Mountain Resort is a top-ranked retreat with a stunning location tucked amid spectacular red desert cliffs that make it a hotspot for adventure seekers.
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12 Outdoor Experiences That You Can Have at Utah's Red Mountain Resort

Play, relaxation, and restoration

12 Outdoor Experiences That You Can Have at Utah's Red Mountain Resort
Tucked amidst vibrant red rock cliffs and canyons in Southwestern Utah’s desert country, St. George’s Red Mountain Resort is an outdoor adventurer’s retreat designed with play, relaxation, and restoration in mind.
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Why Red Mountain Resort Is One of the Best Girlfriend Getaways for Women Over 40

Girlfriends Getaway

Why Red Mountain Resort Is One of the Best Girlfriend Getaways for Women Over 40
Every woman loves a girls-only getaway. The idea of a getaway, of course, is actually to get away. Away from errands, noise, chores, and distractions—while hopefully forging a fresh connection to yourself and re-centering with the ladies you hold dear. To truly do this, it takes a destination that spurs far more relaxation than it makes logistical demands.
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A Colorful Guide to Snow Canyon State Park: A Labyrinth of Red Rocks at the Doorstep of St. George

Spectacular views of the red rocks

A Colorful Guide to Snow Canyon State Park: A Labyrinth of Red Rocks at the Doorstep of St. George
Utah’s Snow Canyon State Park, lying north of St. George and Red Mountain Resort, is a wonderland of sandstone cliffs and canyons. Despite sitting on the edge of civilization, Snow Canyon remains unspoiled and secluded with breathtaking views, skyscraping cliffs, Native American sites, and a raw beauty on par with Zion National Park to the east.
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The New Guest Welcome Pavilion

Our Transformation is Complete

The New Guest Welcome Pavilion
During your next visit you'll notice our new check-in at the Welcome Pavilion. We've updated the space with an incredible picture window featuring sweeping views of the surrounding red rocks, an outdoor fire pit, and a guest gathering area.
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How to Have the Most Relaxing Retreat of Your Life in the Red Rock Deserts of Southern Utah

Relaxation and Whole-body Care

How to Have the Most Relaxing Retreat of Your Life in the Red Rock Deserts of Southern Utah
When your fast-paced, busy lifestyle leaves you feeling frazzled, what you need is a break—and we don’t mean for coffee. We’re talking about a timeout on life for self-care and relaxation among the red rocks at southern Utah’s Red Mountain Resort. This award-winning retreat makes its home in the desert and features tranquil treatments evoking healing and complete relaxation.
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What's the Right Health and Wellness Retreat for You?

Vacation rejuvenation

What's the Right Health and Wellness Retreat for You?
In the fast-paced modern world, our busy lives can leave us running on empty, and sometimes escaping the hustle and bustle is what we need to recharge. But beach lounging can get dull and buzzing around a big city can leave you even more exhausted than before. Instead, try a health and wellness retreat to see how rejuvenating your vacation can actually be.
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Why Red Mountain Resort is an Incredible Place for Food Lovers

Healthy and delicious

Why Red Mountain Resort is an Incredible Place for Food Lovers
Red Mountain Resort is an uncommon destination in every sense. Luxurious, yet adventure-oriented. Engaging, yet relaxing. So it makes sense that their approach to dining is quite uncommon, too. The on-site restaurants offer cuisine befitting a fine resort, yet it’s exceptionally healthy at the same time. A stay at Red Mountain leaves you feeling great in every other way, so the food shouldn’t be an exception.
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Why Red Mountain Resort Is the Perfect Place for a Company Retreat

Experiences to Challenge, Inspire, and Delight

Why Red Mountain Resort Is the Perfect Place for a Company Retreat
As every seasoned professional knows, sometimes it takes a little time away to refill your energy tank. Sometimes it takes a quiet moment in nature to re-center. Sometimes it takes an adventure to bring a team together with bonds of camaraderie that you couldn’t build any other way.
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Can You Lose Weight on Your Next Vacation?

Mindful eating and healthy habits

Can You Lose Weight on Your Next Vacation?
Wouldn’t it be great if you came home from a vacation in better shape than when you left? Instead of another trip spent lounging on the beach sipping margaritas, use your time off to revolutionize your life—while losing weight at the same time.
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The Importance of Self-Care (and Why a Personal Discovery Vacation Might Be Right for You)

There’s no better to place to unplug and recharge

The Importance of Self-Care (and Why a Personal Discovery Vacation Might Be Right for You)
Keeping up with the pace of modern life can feel impossible, and our ever-connected society doesn’t leave much time for de-stressing. Jam-packed calendars mean there aren’t enough hours in the day to check off your to-do list, leaving you feeling worn out by the end of the week. But it doesn’t have to be this way.
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What to Expect from an Adventure Retreat to Red Mountain Resort

Expect the luxury experience

What to Expect from an Adventure Retreat to Red Mountain Resort
If there’s one thing we hear often, it’s that once you’ve stayed at Red Mountain Resort, everywhere else pales in comparison. Those familiar with Utah’s desert wilds will find the resort an easy, peaceful way to experience the rambling rockscapes we hold so dear. Meanwhile, those new to Utah’s deserts are in for a wonderful experience.
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New State of the Art Fitness Equipment

New State of the Art Fitness Equipment
Red Mountain Fitness Manager Kim Watters invites you to come work out on our new Life Fitness SYNRGY 360. “Over the last few years exercise has become less about isolating muscle groups and more about core stability, functional movement and performance."
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Bird Watching Oasis

Bird Watching Oasis
Take more time to listen to nature’s song and count how many different birds you can see. Our guides take you to the Tonaquint Nature Center, a green oasis in the middle of St. George that attracts over 200 species of birds seasonally.
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The Zen of Bird Watching

now included in our Retreat program offerings

The Zen of Bird Watching
St. George, and the surrounding area, is a wonderful spot for bird lovers as it is geographically in the confluence of the Colorado Plateau, Great Basin and Mohave ecosystems.
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Discover Best Friends Animal Sanctuary

Discover Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
Explore 'Best Friends,' a place of healing for homeless pets and the nation's largest "no kill" animal welfare organization outside of Kanab, Utah.
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Shamanic Energy Provider

MEET OUR NEW SHAMANIC ENERGY PROVIDER

Shamanic Energy Provider
Brittney Marie is trained in the healing arts of Shamanic Energy Medicine, Chinese Stone & Crystal Medicine, sacred geometry, and sonic alchemy.
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Sagestone Spa Changes

SAGESTONE SPA & SALON - MORE NATURE INSPIRED THAN EVER

Sagestone Spa Changes
Our Director of Spa & Wellness Marci Howard-May spent hours researching and collaborating with her entire team to more intently weave the menu at Sagestone Spa & Salon into the Red Mountain Resort nature inspired experience.
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Zion National Park

Zion National Park
One of the scenic natural wonders of the world, Zion National Park is famous for its deep canyons, sandstone cliffs and stunning vistas.
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Mindful Hike

Mindful Hike
Inspire the fire deep within you. You will fully engage all of your senses by adding silence to this challenge level activity.
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Himalayan Salt Stone Massage

Himalayan Salt Stone Massage
Himalayan Salt Stone therapy is an innovative healing technique that we now offer guests at Sagestone Spa & Salon.
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MELT Anti-Aging Workshop

MELT Anti-Aging Workshop
Featuring the 50-Second Facelift! If you have just a few minutes a day to help yourself look good and feel fantastic, this simple self-treatment is for you. This workshop will show you how you can reduce the sagging skin on your face and neckline and give you a facelift daily.
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Nature Inspired Portraits

Nature Inspired Portraits
Blend the skills of award winning photographer Dave Becker with beautiful light and red rocks and the result is magical. Dave will work with you during a 2 hour outdoor photo session and then he'll use his keen editing eye to make your photos absolutely stunning.
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Chakra Balancing

WITH IAN PHILLIP WHITE

Chakra Balancing
If you are feeling out of balance and highly sensitive to the energy of our high speed world, a Chakra Balancing session may benefit you.
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Where Heart Meets Horse | Mustang Adventure

offered seasonally

Where Heart Meets Horse | Mustang Adventure
This innovative program partners with the American Wild Horse as your teacher in a process that creates a willing relationship between human and horse.
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New Fitness and Wellness Classes

New Fitness and Wellness Classes
Fitness Manager Kim Watters loves the challenge of bringing the top fitness trends to our Red Mountain Guests. Here are a few new classes she has added to our activity schedule, all included in Retreat Packages.
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