Come together with your community and create the energy you want this fall with these intentional wellness events in Arizona. It’s the perfect time of year to enjoy the beautiful weather, reflect on this past year and set new goals for 2024. Grab a friend and your mat–Valley yoga instructor Courtney Fox shares unique fitness and health-inspired events to book this season.
Saturday mornings: VIKARA Rooftop Saturday Yoga Series
Join the Vikara Yoga Community every Saturday morning this season for a Rooftop Yoga Series at Hotel Valley Ho in Old Town Scottsdale. The 60-minute yoga class, featuring some of the Valley’s most beloved instructors, begins at 9:30 a.m. with check-in at 9 a.m. Beats will be provided by DJ Solomon and make sure you stay after for brunch at ZuZu where you can relax and network with like-minded wellness pros.
For more information: www.vikaraevents.com.
Tuesday evenings: Exploring the Chakras: Yoga & Sound Healing at Shanti Sound
Through a beautiful combination of movements and frequencies, this weekly series will be dedicated to opening, connecting with and healing each chakra – the seven unique energy centers in the body. Veronica Clark and Cary Ballou come together as a dynamic duo for this yoga and sound-healing experience every Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. this fall. Join this wellness event in Arizona for some healthy fun, healing and community building.
For more information: www.shantisoundaz.com.
Oct. 21: Off Duty Rituals Event at Groundwrk Studio
Welcome to the ultimate fusion of fitness and wellness for this one-day celebration of health and happiness at Phoenix-based Groundwrk Studio. The best part is, you get to pick from an array of movement sessions, from energetic dance sessions to inclusive rhythm cycle workouts suitable for everyone. Stick around after class for a connection session that will allow everyone who moved together to dive a little deeper with a cold plunge, massage or soothing reflexology.
Cost: Prices vary depending on class.
For more information: www.offdutyrituals.com.
Nov. 15: Soul Sundays Silent Disco Yoga Event
Soul Sundays hosts a sunset sweat featuring a Silent Disco Yoga Flow at the W Scottsdale on the Wet Deck on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 6 p.m. Event-goers will enjoy music by a local DJ, raffles, pop-ups from local businesses and plenty of time to grab drinks and enjoy the sunset. Soul Sundays events occur monthly on a weeknight and are collaborations with local gyms, hotels, breweries and more to bring you movement in a social way.
For more information: www.soulsundaysco.com/events.
Various dates through Dec. 9: Alo Yoga Free Flow Series
Alo has partnered up with your favorite local studios to bring an unforgettable yoga series. Instructors from Arizona Bouldering Project will host a yoga series on Oct. 24 and Nov. 28 at 6 p.m. on the rooftop deck of the Dillard’s/Toca Madera parking garage with breathtaking sunset views of Camelback Mountain. Alo will also be partnering with teachers from Modern Yoga on Saturdays, Oct. 21, Nov. 18 and Dec. 9, at 9 a.m. on the beautiful Pittman Lawn of The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa. Make sure to arrive early for a chance to grab some Alo swag!
Cost: These classes are complementary and open to the public.
For more information: form.jotform.com; lu.ma/alokierland.