While retreats by the ocean or in the jungle are lovely, practicing yoga in the desert is a truly unforgettable experience. Among the deep canyons and red rock formations, you’ll find many amazing yoga retreats in Arizona where you can cultivate more balance, peace, and spiritual connection amidst breath taking landscapes.
Why you should go on an Arizona Yoga Retreat
Arizona has some of the most iconic spiritual places, natural landscapes and national parks in the United States, including the epic Grand Canyon.
If you love nature as much as yoga and are looking for a unique or spiritual yoga retreat in the USA, you should definitely consider joining an Arizona yoga retreat.
Why we love Yoga Retreats in Sedona
Sedona, Arizona, is one of the most spiritual places in the US, best known for its powerful vortex energies. Regarded by Native Americans as a sacred landscape, Sedona is a place of pilgrimage and transformation that attracts seekers from all around the world and there are many spiritual yoga retreats in Sedona.
All the best yoga retreats in Arizona feature outdoor yoga sessions and guided hikes. Moreover, the Grand Canyon has a deep spiritual connection as it is said the canyon contains the origin of life and is where spirits return. Thus, many Arizona yoga retreats utilize this spiritual force with healing practices and sacred ceremonies.
Arizona is one of the best places in the US to take a yoga retreat. From luxury weekend yoga retreats to eco-ranches and affordable glamping and yoga vacations, whatever your style and budget, these five yoga retreats in Arizona will blow your mind.
The Best Yoga Retreats In Arizona
- Best Luxury Yoga Retreat – 5-Day Yoga, Hiking, and Breath Retreat in Sedona
- Best Women’s Only Yoga Retreat – 4-Day Unwind and Rewild Women’s Wellness Retreat in Sedona
- Best Yoga Retreat For Nature Lovers – 4-Day Nature Wellness Retreat and Adventure in Page
- Best Private Yoga Retreat – 3-Day Private Holistic Healing Retreat & Meditation in Sedona
- Best Budget Yoga Retreat – 4-Day Yoga, Hiking, and Nature Retreat in Grand Canyon
Best Luxury Yoga Retreat – 5-Day Yoga, Hiking, and Breath Retreat in Sedona
For the perfect blend of luxury and nature, join Vita Pura Yoga for four lavish days at a 4-star resort with views of the famous red rocks.
- Daily outdoor Hatha yoga
- Guided breathwork and meditation
- Daily guided hikes
This is one of the most popular Sedona yoga retreats on BookYogaRetreats, suitable for all levels. Each day you’ll practice yoga and pranayama in nature and discover a new hiking trail (3-4 miles long).
You’ll stay in a private suite at The Hilton Resort at Bell Rock, one of the most luxurious resorts in the area. Here you’ll enjoy top-quality, locally sourced breakfasts and lunches, and access to the resort’s multiple pools, jacuzzis, and spa.
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Best Women’s Only Yoga Retreat – 4-Day Unwind and Rewild Women’s Wellness Retreat in Sedona
If you’re looking for a fun, intimate, and rejuvenating women-only yoga retreat, join Retreats and More at Red Agave Adventure Resort in Sedona.
- Multi-style yoga classes (Hatha, Vinyasa, Yin, Acro)
- Daily nature walks and meditation
- Workshops, wellness talks, and ceremonies
- One-hour sound bath
This is one of the most diverse and jam-packed yoga retreats in Sedona. It includes various yoga styles, meditation, and nature walks. In addition, you’ll join guided hikes to bell rock vortex and cathedral rock, a group psychic reading, a sound bath, a medicinal herb healing ceremony, and more.
You’ll have a private room at the resort with free use of the firepits, grills, heated pool, and hot tub. All meals and drinks are included, too, so you can focus entirely on your healing and rejuvenation.
Find out more and check availability here.
Best Yoga Retreat For Nature Lovers – 4-Day Nature Wellness Retreat and Adventure in Page
While all yoga retreats in Arizona are nature-rich, this 4-day retreat with Monumental Meditation will help you deeply connect within by spending time with mother earth.
- Daily meditation and gentle yoga sessions
- Wellness workshops
- Slot Canyon hike
- Kayaking in Lake Powell
This jam-packed Arizona yoga retreat features gentle Hatha and restorative yoga, meditation and breathwork, sound healing, mindful walks, evening astronomy, and various wellness workshops. You’ll also hike the beautiful surroundings and participate in a cooking class.
You’ll have a private room with scenic lake views at the eco-friendly Lake Powell Resort. All meals are included with a healthy, organic, and vegetarian menu.
Find out more information here.
Best Private Yoga Retreat – 3-Day Private Holistic Healing Retreat & Meditation in Sedona
If you seek personalized healing or solitude in nature, check out this private holistic healing retreat at Sedona Ranch.
- Hatha yoga and meditation with chakra alignment
- Sage clearing
- Animal spirit guidance
- Tailored treatments
You can attend this retreat solo, with your partner, or with up to three friends. You’ll stay in a cute cabin at the ranch with cooking facilities (note that meals are not included).
The weekend retreat offers a taste of many wellness and spiritual practices, including yoga, meditation, and acupuncture. Depending on your preference, you can also choose between a coaching session, quantum healing, or an e-bike adventure. Thus, this retreat is totally tailored to your unique needs.
Learn more and check availability here.
Best Budget Yoga Retreat – 4-Day Yoga, Hiking, and Nature Retreat in Grand Canyon
Thanks to Grand Canyon Glamping, you can enjoy a nature-rich yet affordable Arizona yoga retreat set in the heart of the Grand Canyon.
- Daily Hatha yoga and meditation
- Hikes around Grand Canyon and Sedona
- Wellness activities including massage, art class, Reiki, sound healing, and Ayurvedic consultations
- Wood-fired sauna and cold immersion tub
This eco-friendly glamping retreat is set in a serene, off-grid forest location 45 minutes from the Grand Canyon. Here you can stay in a glamping yurt or tiny cabin in an eco-friendly campsite with fire pits, a wood-fired sauna, and a cold immersion tub.
Along with daily yoga and meditation, you’ll enjoy a wide range of other activities, such as painting, sound healing, and a cacao ceremony. Of course, there will also be plenty of time for hiking the Grand Canyon and Sedona. If that’s not enough, you’ll also have an on-site chef cooking your delicious plant-based food daily.
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Tips For Planning Your Arizona Yoga Retreat
Getting to Arizona is easy, with four international airports (and more regional ones). However, as most yoga retreats in Arizona are in remote locations, you’ll need to figure out transport to your resort. Some retreat organizers offer transfers (for an additional charge), or you can rent a car from the airport.
I recommend going on an Arizona yoga retreat in the fall or spring when the weather is most pleasant (mild, dry, and sunny). The summer is often too hot for many, with highs of 104 °F (40°C), so it’s best to avoid this time.
Ensure your travel insurance covers all activities you plan to do while in Arizona and emergencies or covid related cancellations.
Finally, always check reviews on BookYogaRetreats beforehand to ensure you choose the retreat most suited to you.
Still looking for the perfect USA yoga retreat? Check out our pick of the best yoga retreats in California, beautiful retreats in Florida, and amazing surf and yoga retreats in Hawaii.
Or if you want to go further afield – here are the very best yoga retreats around the world.
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