Connection

3 Generations of Weight Loss

Two visits to the Life Enhancement Center® at Canyon Ranch in Tucson resulted in lifestyle changes, improved health and weight loss for three generations of women.

8 Ways to Cope with Stress

Param Dedhia, MD, of Canyon Ranch in Tucson, recommends these eight experiences to help you feel stronger, happier and better able to manage stress.

A Man's Diet

Whether you’re a man or a woman, the basics apply when it comes to choosing the best diet for health and longevity: mostly plant-based foods with some lean protein, and limited fats, sugar, caffeine and alcohol. But a man – especially if you’re at or approaching middle age – has specific nutritional needs when it comes to retaining strength, energy and vitality in the face of lifestyle challenges and even genetic predisposition to diseases. So listen up, guys!

Across Generations

Family Connections & Celebrations

 

Quick, think of your favorite family tradition … your most eccentric relative … best foods and worst … embarrassing photos … a wild story that’s been passed from grandparents to kids to cousins and beyond ….

Aquatic Quest

Unique opportunities at the Aquatic Center in Tucson

aquatic questWhat if you could move more easily, stretch farther and relax utterly in weightless freedom? That’s what can happen when you take your exercise or body work into the water.

Blazing New Trails

What’s your passion? More than just a hobby to fill odd moments, a passion is a deeply fulfilling pastime that creates a sustaining thread through your life. Whether it’s playing guitar, creating lovely things out of clay, training for progressively challenging athletic events or pursuing a favorite sport, it’s something that you can always turn to for mental and physical refreshment. The more stressful your life, the greater the benefits can be.

Canyon Ranch Hotel & Spa in Miami Beach

Everything You Expect and So Much More

There’s more than one way to enjoy Canyon Ranch. In fact, our goal is to provide a variety of ways to enjoy a healthy vacation experience that suits you perfectly. Nothing gives you more flexibility than a stay at Canyon Ranch Hotel & Spa in Miami Beach.

Canyon Ranch Institute

Who says there’s no good news in the papers these days? Ronda Zuniga of Tucson, Arizona, would disagree. She’s a single mother who read an article about the Canyon Ranch Institute® Life Enhancement Program® (CRI LEP) for Families, a health-focused program offered through Tucson Medical Center. Ronda felt it would be just right for her and her 5-year-old daughter, Monet.

“I liked the different approach to health, not so clinical,” says Ronda, who had gained 100 pounds since her daughter’s birth. “There was no special diet, just a healthier lifestyle.”

Canyon Ranch Institute

A Canyon Ranch vacation may not be in everyone’s future, but the vision of healthy living was meant to reach everybody. Registered dietitian Karla Giboyeaux is helping achieve that goal every day in the Bronx, where she gets in the kitchen and teaches people how to whip up wholesome, affordable food at home – an unbeatable habit that makes life so much better!

Canyon Ranch Institute

A Recipe for Community Health

“My love of cooking began in my grandmother’s kitchen,” says professional chef Barry Infuso.
 

Canyon Ranch Institute's 10th Anniversary

Canyon Ranch Institute – Celebrating a decade of dedication to health & wellness

A message from Dr. Richard H. Carmona, M.D., M.P.H., FACS, President of Canyon Ranch Institute

Canyon Ranch SpaClub – Las Vegas

If you’re looking for a tranquil, stress-free, away-from-it-all getaway, you might think of mountains, ocean or desert. You probably don’t envision Las Vegas right away – but why not? The serene environment you crave is in the heart of The Strip in beautiful, all-healthy Canyon Ranch SpaClub®.

Canyon Ranch Weight Loss Program

Restoring a Healthy Balance in Busy, Stress-Filled Lives

Drew Scott knows all about marketing – and can easily spot the difference between reality and hype.

Carrot & Ginger Soup

As the days grow shorter and nights cooler, it’s time to rediscover the joy of hot soup on a cool autumn evening. This one satisfies those fall cravings with touches of honey, ginger and maple syrup. You can use one of those high-tech food processing marvels favored by our chefs — otherwise, your basic kitchen blender will do.

Ingredients:
3 tablespoons diced onions
½ teaspoon olive oil
1 tablespoon maple syrup
½ teaspoon honey
1 tablespoon peeled and minced fresh ginger
1 cup peeled and chopped carrots, about 6 ounces

Celebration Central

Because Canyon Ranch health resorts are all about the joys and rewards of healthy living, a stay in Tucson or Lenox is the ideal way to mark – and thoroughly enjoy – an anniversary, achievement or the accomplishment of a goal. Among the many life events our guests commemorate here:

Consumer Choices

Shopping Tips From the Ranch

At Canyon Ranch, we know that health is about the choices each of us makes, day in and day out. Here are some tips to help you be a savvier, healthier shopper.

Selecting safe scented candles

Cooking with Kids

Children love to be with their parents, love to do what they see their parents doing, and love to create. Add the fact that they’re usually hungry, and it’s easy to see why children so dearly love to help in the kitchen.

Culinary Discoveries & Fresh Tastes

Try to imagine all the edibles that exist in the world, from dandelion tea to ostrich eggs and cheeseburgers with jalapeño sauce. Out of the endless choices, most of us stick to a limited range based on taste, availability and habit.

On top of that, there are the foods we simply don’t like; yet can you even remember the first time you tasted your most-hated food, made a face, and never looked back? Maybe it’s time to give certain foods another chance with fresh eyes and open taste buds.

Cultivating the Beginner's Mind

Children rush joyously into every experience, simply enjoying the now-ness of it. No reservations, no expectations or fear of failure – just zest for living. You can’t stop time – but you can recapture that freshness you brought to life when there was no such thing as “What if I can’t?”

Destination Resorts - Lenox, Massachusetts

A Summer of Milestones

Magic comes to the Berkshires every summer in all varieties of music, dance and theater. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the world-class performing arts festival at Tanglewood. It will be more spectacular than ever at all the renowned local venues – the perfect complement to your Canyon Ranch vacation.

Destination Resorts - Tucson, Arizona

Since we first opened, Mel and I have searched for the right words to describe what Canyon Ranch means to people. It’s hard to put into words for someone who hasn’t experienced it, and sometimes our guests say it better than we can. This poem was written by Joy Stosz after her last stay. It’s a beautiful reflection on the Power of Possibility, and I hope you feel as inspired by it as I do.

Destination Resorts – Lenox, Massachusetts

A Dreamy Legacy

Canyon Ranch in Lenox

The beauty and serenity of the Berkshires have always attracted dreamers. Away from bustling cities, great artists have realized their creative visions, leaving a legacy that enriches us all.

Destination Resorts – Tucson, Arizona

Get Outside

Late fall and winter is a great time to be outdoors – and we’re offering two new ways to get some major exercise in the sparkling desert air.

NEW! High Ropes Challenge Course

Destination Resorts- Lenox Massachusetts

Who's Afraid of Winter?

With the snow piling up, you could hunker down and wait for the whole season to go away – or you could visit us in Lenox and have a ball!

Destination Resorts- Tucson, Arizona

New Year, New Opportunities


Will 2012 be the year you climb a mountain, learn to meditate or finally conquer your seesawing weight? Whatever your goal, I believe in you!

Doctor’s Prescription: An Ounce of Prevention

What do your neck measurement, the way you stand, or Great-Uncle Joe’s demise in the 1960s have to do with proactively managing your health? More than you might think, says Canyon Ranch Corporate Medical Director Mark Liponis, M.D.

Dream On The Run

Marathons, triathlons and beyond

Dream on the Run

What do people who go after their long-distance dreams get in return for all that hard work? To start with, better health.

Exercise Your Mellow Side

by Mel Zuckerman,
Canyon Ranch Founder

I was glad to hear the theme of this issue would be “Stress Less,” because it’s a topic close to my heart. I’ve struggled with the effects of chronic stress all my life and, although I manage it pretty well these days, I can’t say I’ve figured out how to entirely avoid feeling stressed.

Festive Winter Dinner

Za'Atar-Crusted Lamb Chops with Pomegranate Molasses

Lamb dusted with sesame seeds and a Middle Eastern spice mix and grilled or broiled. Tangy pomegranate molasses is the finishing touch.

INGREDIENTS:

Za'atar Spice Mixture:

First There Was Fire

Primitive Outdoor Skills
October 8 – 11 in Tucson
Go primal with Randy! Learn how to make tools from stone, tune into nature, read animal tracks and make fire. Take “The Final Test” with your group, when you get to apply your new skills and wisdom. Bring your beginner’s mind!

Fitness

Reset Your Goals — Peak Performance

Fitness for Every Phase of Life

Staying fit comes naturally to small children. Every day is an adventure, running off to a favorite swing set, then skipping away to play with friends. As they grow bigger and stronger, they acquire finer skills and can channel their energy and interests into higher-level sports or activities they can pursue for the rest of their lives. At least that’s how things should go.

Gadgets and Gizmos:

Is Exercise Technology for You?

There’s nothing like feedback and encouragement to help you walk, run or bike that extra mile, or hit the gym more often – and for today’s athlete, a flashing, beeping array of cool exercise gizmos offers an instant answer to the panted question, “How am I doing?”

Genealogy

Explore Your Family History

Discovery comes in all shapes and sizes at Canyon Ranch. Now it’s available in the form of a genealogy service for guests who wish to explore their family histories. The service is provided by Genevieve Leavitt, M.A. – better known to thousands of tennis-playing Ranch guests by her nickname, Jerry.

Go Ahead, Try It!

Whether you’ve been to Canyon Ranch once or have been coming for years, there’s always something new to try each time. In fact, that’s part of the fun. You can enjoy all your favorite activities and services – and you can expand your personal repertoire in a place that’s safe, inspiring and filled with possibilities.

Go Take A Hike – Anybody Can!

Whether you explore woodland trails and historic sites in the scenic Berkshires, or stroll among giant saguaros in a Sonoran Desert canyon, memorable outdoor moments await at Canyon Ranch in Lenox, Massachusetts, or in Tucson, Arizona.

Hassle-Free Skin Care for Men

Your face is the first thing others see – but every time you leave the house, your skin is on the front line, exposed to sunlight, wind and pollutants. Just like women, men want to look their best; however, they may be their own worst enemies when it comes to protecting their skin, says Kim Nixon, Canyon Ranch in Tucson Skin Care trainer.

Health Packages for a Deeper Experience

Pursuing a health issue can be anything but a holiday. Too often it involves busy doctors, short appointments, long waits and impersonal results. At the other end of the spectrum is Canyon Ranch, where you can have a relaxing, fun, invigorating, all-healthy vacation. Sometimes that’s all you want, but other times you’re ready for more.

Healthy Beginnings

You dream that your baby will be healthy, happy and smart – but how can you help?

healthy beginnings













Healthy Kids in the Kitchen

Here’s a family-friendly Saturday breakfast that offers quick gratification to budding sous chefs – and a delicious start to the weekend.




Whole-Wheat Buttermilk Pancakes with Fruit

Healthy Weight: Solving the Weight Loss Challenge One Guest at a Time

September 2011

Healthy Weight

The Challenge: Most people who struggle with weight know what they should do – they need something more to get them going.

The Opportunity: Since it opened in 1988, The Life Enhancement Program® at Canyon Ranch in Tucson has been all about transforming “should” into “does.”

High-Tech Food Prep

Remember your first encounter with kitchen “technology”? Chances are, it occurred at floor level and involved banging utensils against pots and pans to find out how much noise you could make.

Hijacked to Paradise

Day 1 |

Finally! Jeff said I could have whatever I wanted for our 20th anniversary. I said I wanted him to come to Canyon Ranch with me. This time he couldn’t say no!

We got here late afternoon and met with our Program Advisors. We’re starting off tomorrow with an early morning hike. The desert is beautiful and the weather’s great so he couldn’t complain, especially when I said I would go too.

Holistic Approach Was Key to Weight Loss

Ken and Nancy Arlen can pinpoint their Aha! moment in the Canyon Ranch Weight Loss Program.

Weight loss and lifestyle change began when a Resting Metabolic Rate test showed them how many calories each burned in a day. They learned how to use that knowledge to assess how much they needed to eat and exercise to lose or maintain weight. “That was a light bulb that went on,” says Nancy.

Hotel & Spa

Everything You Expect and So Much More

January 2011

How to Avoid Computer Crouch

Remember your mother telling you not to slouch?

Some electronic devices encourage you to move – but many, such as computers, tablets and smartphones, can result in a hunched posture, inviting tight, painful muscles and poor body alignment.

How to Not Stress About Stress

by Enid Zuckerman,
Canyon Ranch Founder

Stress – ha! – what an interesting subject! Who among us does not deal with stress on some level? Of course, there is good stress, and there is the bad stress. The trick is learning to combat the bad and hold on to the good.

How We Love to Hear From You!

By Jerry Cohen, Vice Chairman and CEO, Canyon Ranch

To all our guests and friends – I hope your year is off to a happy, healthy start! We hope to see you at the Ranch again soon – and we always love to hear from you.

I can’t overstate how much we value your comments, opinions and suggestions. They influence every change we make – not just the new classes and program offerings, but even the smallest things.

In This Moment

by Enid Zuckerman, Canyon Ranch Founder

I was walking across the Ranch in Tucson recently and noticed a group of buildings that looked different somehow. I honestly couldn’t recall anything we’d changed recently. Then it dawned on me – I’d been seeing these buildings for 33 years but hadn’t really looked at them in ages. It made me aware of how they might appear to a first-time guest.

In Touch

“I am an addict,” says Marjorie Margolies.

In Touch

You know what they say: If you need a job done, give it to the busiest person you know. Eva Haller is living proof of the adage.

In Touch

with Louis Van Amstel

He’s LaBlast!

In Touch

Kicking back with Gayle King, journalist & TV host

Setting a goal is a popular way to approach a visit to Canyon Ranch. In fact, many first-time guests want to do everything the Ranch offers and forget to leave time for simply sitting and being. Gayle King took the opposite approach on her recent first visit to Canyon Ranch in Lenox. Her goal was relaxation, and lots of it.

In Touch

with CBS Sportscaster Bill Macatee

In Touch with Hank Bjorklund

Former Princeton Tigers record-breaking running back and 1970s New York Jets player Hank Bjorklund discovered Canyon Ranch in Lenox by chance, soon after it opened. He and his wife, Victoria, “stumbled on” the Ranch when looking for a place to stay after a hiking trip in 1989.

In Touch with Pati Jinich

Pati Jinich says her most precious ingredient is time – but until recently there never seemed to be enough of it to go round. “I’m always very busy,” she says. “I work 24/7 – I run around like a madwoman.”

In Touch – Nancy Lopez

Nancy LopezEver wish you had the fitness of an athlete? Golf Hall of Fame Champion Nancy Lopez can relate.

Life Enhancement Center

Take your vision of a new, healthier you in 2014 and run with it – all the way to your weight loss goals and beyond. Get away from unhealthy eating habits and get on track at Canyon Ranch with the weight loss program that really works.

Maintaining Healthy Habits … the commitment of a lifetime!

Whether I’m speaking to groups or individuals at Canyon Ranch, invariably the subject of commitment comes up. Though almost everyone says they are committed to adopting healthier habits, what I often hear are the undertones of defeat and self-recrimination.

Men's Health at Every Age

Men – want to improve your odds of living a long, healthy life? Ask Canyon Ranch Medical Director Stephen Brewer, MD, and he’ll happily give you a short list of best practices. At the top are two words: Get moving.

Mind, Body, Spirit – and Community

People talk about balancing the mind-body-spirit triad as the time-honored pathway to wellness. And it’s absolutely true. Yet there’s a fourth dimension – community – that doesn’t get specific attention but adds immeasurably to all other aspects of wellness.

Mindful Medicine

Being a good physician means being part scientist, part detective and always a careful observer. Case in point: Katie, a young woman with a history of underactive thyroid, consulted Cindy Geyer, M.D., with a list of troubling symptoms. Dr. Geyer, Medical Director at Canyon Ranch in Lenox, put on her Sherlock Holmes hat and went to work.

New at Canyon Ranch, New to You

Every year when our new Guide to Services comes out, new services join our extensive menu of choices. We don’t want you to miss anything, so here are just a few of our all-new services and classes to check out – and don’t forget the ones you simply haven’t tried yet! Our Program Advisors can help you pinpoint the classes and services that will interest, challenge or delight you most. Here are just a few of our latest offerings (fees may apply):

New to You

Trattoria Locale

The fabulous colors and flavors of Mediterranean cuisine are thriving in the Arizona desert with the arrival of Trattoria Locale, a tapas-style dinner menu at the Double U Café at Canyon Ranch in Tucson.

“We know that the Mediterranean regional diet is a healthy one, and in Canyon Ranch kitchens we’ve been adhering to the Mediterranean philosophy for years,” says Corporate Chef Scott Uehlein. “Now we’re really bringing the feel and the flavors home to our guests.”

Now & Zen

Sometimes you have to leave your everyday life to get a full view of all your responsibilities – and learn you can manage it all. Linda B. of Seattle came to Canyon Ranch for a stress-free respite far from home where she felt pulled in too many directions. Mom of 6-year-old twins, owner of a successful catering business, wife of a busy executive and caregiver for her ailing widowed mother, Linda was burned out and exhausted.

Pathways to Health & Joy

 LEC: Enhancing Lives for 25 Years

In metaphysics, a vortex is defined as a high-energy spot on Earth where healing and spiritual insight are concentrated. 

Practical Tips for Type A Guys

Michael F., age 48, arrived at Canyon Ranch in Lenox for the first time in an impressive state of exhaustion. He’d been plucked suddenly from his routine, which included global travel at least half the time, more business meetings than seemed possible, the responsibility of running a major corporation, and a long-term 24/7 relationship with his BlackBerry. The serenity of the Ranch environment, a lack of urgency, and the notion that life could exist at a slower pace were a shock at first.

Preventing Bone Loss

Even if you’re in your 20s, it’s not too early to start thinking about bone loss.

Rabbi at the Ranch

Family, Traditions & You

Rabbi Sherre Hirsch is a great fan of nurturing relationships away from the busy schedules and interruptions of home life. For her, Canyon Ranch has been the perfect retreat. She says her first visit with her mother was unforgettable.

Recipes

Super Salmon

High in inflammation-fighting omega-3s, salmon is a delicious and healthy alternative to steak, and sure to please man-size appetites. Look for wild red or sockeye salmon, a sustainable choice. For a quick lunch, substitute canned salmon for canned solid tuna, which can be high in mercury.

Watch Canyon Ranch Corporate Chef Scott Uehlein prepare this fantastic recipe – then try it yourself!

Recipes

Relax & Savor Every Bite

One great way to relax is to prepare a good meal, then sit down to enjoy it – mindfully and in no hurry. This delicious salmon recipe includes many of the ingredients that help you de-stress.

Watch Canyon Ranch Corporate Chef Scott Uehlein make this yummy recipe. He’s always got great tips and techniques to share!

Recipes

Healthy Hearty Eats for the Big Game

Buffalo Chicken Salad

Savor

You’ve just come home from a long, stressful day, and all you want to do is relax. Are you really hungry? Maybe not, but a bag of chips would be great about now. Or, wait, maybe that cake you like …

Sense & Sensuality

Humans were built for sensuality. It’s why we have our five senses. We have one thousand nerve receptors for every square inch of skin. It shows we need to be touched.

Set Sail with Canyon Ranch

One of you wants to see the world, the other is addicted to yoga and cross-training. And you both love a pampering massage now and then. You’re in luck!

Get ready to experience the best of both worlds: This spring, Canyon Ranch expanded its SpaClub® at Sea venture in a new partnership with Celebrity Cruises®, a recognized leader in the cruise industry.

Setting Up Your Home Gym

Advice from an expert
Is a home gym really for you? Here’s what we learned from Reba Schecter, M.S., P.T., an exercise physiologist and physical therapist at Canyon Ranch in Lenox.

Snapshot – Lenox



Fall in love with Lenox

What could be better than autumn in New England? Enjoy every colorful possibility at Canyon Ranch in Lenox. Hike through stunning foliage, paddle a canoe on a perfect lake, breathe in the crisp air and enjoy all the seasonal pleasures in our healthy slice of paradise.

Snapshots

Tucson, Arizona

Ahhh, Summer in the Desert

SpaClub at The Homestead

Mineral Springs Plus Spa Treatments – at The Homestead!

Hot mineral springs … ahhh! The very thought of those soft, healing waters makes your muscles start to relax.

SpaClub Las Vegas

Oasis in Vegas

You’re ready for a getaway, but what will it be – an exciting city with plenty of nightlife or a peaceful haven where you can feel utterly relaxed and rejuvenated?

SpaClub® at Sea

Canyon Ranch Sets Sail on Riviera

Welcome to the Newest Ship in the Oceania Cruises Line

Spirit of the West

You won’t find a more inspirational setting than the Sonoran Desert. Its stunning scenery and the healing traditions of the native tribes who first lived here give this place an enduring power. Surrounded by pure serenity and natural wonders, many guests take the opportunity to look inward and explore their relationships with nature and the world.

Spirituality

The word “spirituality” gets tossed around casually in conversation and in the media, but how closely would your definition of it match your neighbor’s, your colleague’s or even your best friend’s?

Many people are vague when it comes to describing spirituality. Religious life has a spiritual element, yet many nonreligious people also live rich spiritual lives.

Stay Connected

Learn, Discover, Enjoy

Canyon Ranch iPad Apps
If you have an iPad, you can access Canyon Ranch expertise wherever you go with three exciting new healthy living apps, now available for download.

Stay Connected


Canyon Ranch Consult hour on Sirius XM

Tune in for a radio program with top Ranch professionals hosted by Gary Frost, PhD. On January 18, on Sirius XM Stars, noon to 1 p.m. EST, our integrative panel of experts – including Cindy Geyer, MD, nutritionist Chrissy Wellington and exercise physiologist Mike Siemens – will share their wisdom and advice concerning women’s health issues and weight loss. Plus, you’ll have the chance to participate by contributing your questions during the live broadcast.

Stay Connected

Products & Services That Help You Bring Canyon Ranch Home

Strong & Sculpted DVD

Enjoy effective exercise routines led by Canyon Ranch experts. DVDs are available in Barnes & Noble and at amazon.com, or call the Ranch Store: 520-749-4100.


The Hunter/Farmer Diet Solution
by Mark Liponis, M.D.

Stay Connected

Products & services that help you bring Canyon Ranch home

Canyon Ranch DVDs help you stay fit & healthy

Stepping Outside the Box

We all fall into ruts sometimes, and Canyon Ranch is a great place to go wild and wander off the old track. Some of our favorite guys can attest to that. If you associate Jude McCarthy solely with intense sports, can’t picture Mark Liponis, MD, without his stethoscope, or think of Jeff Dolgan as a strictly ex-phys guy, prepare to be surprised:

Students, Life & Stress

Whether you’re busy with a career, raising a family, running a household or a conglomerate or just dealing with the constant demands of daily living, it’s easy to look back at school days as a simpler, more carefree time. Or not. Think about 16-year-old Russell Brown of Overland Park, Kansas, for example.

Take Note - Group Getaways

 

CANYON RANCH GROUP GETAWAYS

Share the healthy getaway of a lifetime with family, friends or colleagues.

September 2011

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Tasty & Gluten-Free

Sensitivity to the gluten in wheat, rye and barley is one of the most challenging food sensitivities to manage, and it’s quite common. As a result, “Do you have gluten-free options at Canyon Ranch?” is one of the questions we’re most frequently asked by our guests with personal dietary needs. “Yes!” is the answer.

Tech Words Made Simple

Dropbox – a system that lets you create a file on one computer and open it from another. Your memoir, wedding plans or other documents are saved in the “cloud,” so you always have access to them and can allow access to the people you choose.

The Next Generation of Healthy

Vacationing with teens can be a challenge.

Chances are that what you enjoy on vacation may not resonate with the younger set. For a young person's view of the Canyon Ranch experience, we spoke to some teens about their family stays at the Tucson and Lenox resorts. Some arrived unsure what to expect, but all agreed that they discovered boundless opportunities for fun and individual exploration.

The Other Side of You

It may be your last lingering thought as you drift into a restless sleep. Or it may manifest as a background hum, always present, whether you’re closing a deal, commuting to work, or conquering the world on the Stairmaster.

The Power of Animals

There’s a prescription-free treatment that improves your health and makes you feel better in mind and spirit. Lucky us! It comes in many varieties, including furry, feathery and scaly.

Research shows that pets and other animals can reduce blood pressure, loneliness and stress and increase self-esteem. Gazing at fish in a tank is soothing and can lower blood pressure. Walking a dog provides exercise, and extends your social connections when you stop and chat with other dog walkers.

The SpaClub Experience

On Land  |  At Sea  |  In the Mountains

Escaping for a few hours or a whole day for a rejuvenating SpaClub® experience is the perfect complement to your travels. You can enjoy a satisfying taste of Canyon Ranch in fast-paced Las Vegas, on magnificent luxury ships and amid the rich mineral springs and mountain scenery of Hot Springs, Virginia.

At every SpaClub location, you’ll find unsurpassed spa services, beauty treatments, workout facilities, fitness classes and expertise, wholesome cuisine and the energizing environment of Canyon Ranch. 

Think Big, Dream Big

What’s your secret wish – and how do you make it real?

think big, dream big
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

To the Ends of the Earth

Canyon Ranch professionals scour the globe for greater knowledge, new ideas, fresh perspective & ongoing renewal.

Karen Allison

Vices, Virtues & Choice

You released the genie from his bottle and now he’ll grant you a wish: Your favorite vice will turn into a virtue...

Would you choose the transformation of an irresistible confection, lattes topped with whipped cream but free of all calories, or some other deep-secret guilty pleasure?

Wellness

Healthy Relationship with Food


“Does anyone still think it’s all about the weight?”

Wellness at Home

Building Your Home Health Team

It all seems so easy at Canyon Ranch: You meet with a physician in the morning and a nutritionist in the afternoon. The next day you might have a session with a movement therapist or talk with a behavioral expert. Everyone is right here for you, and they work as a team on your behalf. When you leave, you take home a detailed plan and sincere commitment. So, how do you find professional support at home to help you stay on track?

What Is It?

Do you recognize any of these state-of-the art kitchen gadgets of the 20th century? Take your best guess! Find the answers below.










 

Answers to Quiz:


1. Citrus press
2. Pie trimmer/sealer
3. Knife sharpener
4. Vegetable peeler with French cutter
5. Apple peeler/corer
6. Mandoline
7. Dutch oven

What's New at the Ranch

Tucson Dining Room Makeover

by Enid Zuckerman, Canyon Ranch Founder

When you come to Canyon Ranch, we want every part of your experience to feel like home. Maybe even better! That’s why I’m so proud of our recent dining room renovations in Tucson. It’s never been more beautiful or welcoming, and it took a village to do it!

When It's Time to Power Down

Technology, with all the amazing benefits it brings to our lives – convenience, connectivity, efficiency, advances in medicine – also exacts a mighty toll in terms of stress. When talk turns to the advantages of turning off your smartphone and laptop for a while, Ann Pardo invites us to examine the metaphor of “unplugging.”

“It’s interesting when you think about what popularized the term – it was when rock musicians unplugged their instruments and discovered it was possible to make some beautiful music.”

Who Knew?

by Enid Zuckerman,
Canyon Ranch Founder
 

Who knew that we would enter the third act of our lives with the world changing at such a fast pace – and that in some ways we are managing to keep up with it!

Who knew that we would be staying in touch through electronics?

Winter 2013

Your Personal Health Maintenance Plan
Your Personal Health Maintenance Plan | Winter 2013 | Volume 32 | Issue 1

Your Body On Stress

Stress vs. Dis-Stress

Human beings are designed to handle stress. It helps us stay sharp, focused, alert and able to react quickly in times of danger.

Your Healthiest Summer Glow Starts from Within

Are you ready for summer? You know – that time of year when you run out of excuses to hide behind those layers of outerwear and are forced to give up the goods. When called upon to flash the flesh at the beach and poolside, you’ll want your skin to look its best.

Summer has its own set of rules when it comes to keeping skin healthy and hydrated, says Laura Hittleman, Canyon Ranch Corporate Beauty Services Director.