Whether it’s yoga studios, nature hikes or even meditation retreats, Arizona is home to a number of zen spaces and calming activities that tourists and locals alike can indulge in—and with all of the obstacles that this year has introduced, having a place to breathe and unwind is more important than ever before. Here are some of the best locally owned yoga studios in the Valley.
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The Arizona Department of Health Services has approved a handful of bars, gyms and theaters to reopen. Once the business is approved, they can reopen immediately. This is just a list of those approved, we recommend checking with the business first to verify their reopening day.
In an effort to introduce the world of yoga and meditation to children (or anyone wanting to learn!), the Valley’s 12-year-old Sienna Stark founded YogieFlow.com. As young people navigate this stress-inducing time, Stark walks us through how the practice of yoga and meditation can be beneficial in their daily lives and how to go about getting started.
In Arizona, we have unique elements that might hinder a good night’s sleep each summer: extreme heat, loud monsoons, dry air. Lauri Leadley, president of Valley Sleep Center and clinical sleep educator, provides tips and tricks for catching your zzz’s this summer in the desert.
Transport yourself to another world at the Joya Spa at Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia. Valid through September 30, 2020, these summer spa specials are the perfect escape without leaving town.
Through mid-September, Scottsdale Quarter invites locals to its Summer Sweat Series. This lineup of free workout and wellness classes will be held every Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday, with some fun extras, to boot.
With the Arizona governor ordering all gyms to close (in all counties with confirmed cases of the virus), many of the local gyms are offering their members virtual workouts they can do at home.
Like everyone right now, Dr. Burt Webb of VitalityMDs is concerned about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and its lasting effects. Dr. Webb, who has been practicing medicine for over 40 years, was gracious enough to sit down with Fabulous Arizona and offer some simple, at-home measures that we can all take to avoid the contraction and spreading of this serious pandemic.
W Scottsdale, located at the heart of Scottsdale’s vibrant Entertainment District, is celebrating its 10th anniversary by completing a property-wide renovation including the addition of a brand new AWAY® Spa concept.
Willow Wellness Center in Scottsdale is a healthy lifestyle community that offers a variety of wellness services including massage therapy, float therapy, cryotherapy, infrared sauna and pilates.