Work with an aquatic instructor to start or continue water workouts. Learn exercises to improve your flexibility, cardiovascular endurance and strength. You’ll develop a water workout you can use at home.
The ultimate in relaxation. Experience perfect harmony as you receive a soothing massage on our sound tables and your brainwaves resonate to a profoundly relaxing soundscape. You can even experience this unique therapy with someone you care about on paired sound tables with two therapists – you’ll resonate to the same frequency as you experience the same luscious massage. 50 or 80 minutes.
This famous mental and physical conditioning system uses specially designed equipment to strengthen and stretch the whole physique. It reshapes and aligns, builds true core strength, increases flexibility, improves posture and coordination, and promotes a healthy, focused mind. Everyone from athletes to individuals with chronic pain or limitations can benefit from expert instruction in Pilates.
(Group Pilates mat classes are complimentary; check This Week at Canyon Ranch for times.)
The Gyrotonic® method is a revolutionary system of exercise that unlocks the rejuvenating powers of the body. The Gyrotonic machine guides and supports the whole body through a series of spiraling and undulating movements designed to systematically open the joints, integrate the spine and strengthen the muscles. Using a set of universal organizing principles, complex full-body coordination becomes strong and natural. Gyrotonic exercises reawaken natural healthy movement patterns to rapidly improve posture, joint and muscle function, circulation, elimination of toxins and energy level. The Gyrotonic method can be used by people of all ages and levels of fitness to heal and prevent injuries, improve sport performance or in the spirit of joyfully exploring the vastness of human movement potential.
Experience Kinesis,® a movement system that allows you to rediscover harmony between mind and body. The revolutionary Kinesis equipment is constructed with unique cables, grips and weight stacks that allow movements to be easy, natural and unrestricted. This technology enables you to move three-dimensionally to perform more than 500 natural, free-flowing motions. Kinesis trains muscular strength and endurance; it also improves balance, stability and flexibility. (Can be booked as a private training session or as a group activity for up to four people.)
Would you like to establish a mind/body practice or enhance your current practice? Explore any of the following one-on-one or with up to five friends in a private class.
Meditation – A mind/body trainer teaches and leads you through techniques to develop your ability to let go and be in the moment.
Qi Gong – This gentle Chinese mind/body practice integrates physical movements, coordinated breathing, and meditation. A great tool for daily life.
Yoga – A skilled yoga teacher corrects or enhances your poses and provides tips on proper alignment, breathing and intention.
Learn and enhance your dance skills in Latin dance, ballet, jazz, modern, hip-hop, or belly-dancing. Your instructor leads you through technique, progressions and choreography. Emerge a better dancer – and have a ball.
A classic ayurvedic herbal hair and scalp treatment designed to induce a meditative state. The therapist directs a warm, gentle stream of oil onto the forehead, restoring calm to the mind while soothing the senses. The oil nourishes the hair and scalp. 20 minutes (available as an enhancement to most body treatments and massages) or 50 minutes (includes scalp massage).