Mind-Body Connection

Find greater balance in life through personalized instruction in calming self-care practices from around the world. Start a mind-body practice or enhance your current routine. Explore any of the following one-on-one sessions.

Prescription For Yoga

In these sessions, formulate goals specific to your dosha (physical constitution) and find balance through pranayama (breathing practices), asanas (poses), meditation, mudras (hand gestures) and other techniques.

Part I – Using classic evaluative techniques, including body-awareness scans and breath-awareness exercises, your instructor will guide you through a journey of self-discovery.
50 minutes.

Part II – Your instructor selects, adapts and modifies the basic tools of yoga for an experience customized to your ayurvedic constitution and goals. Your session may include centering techniques, breathing practices, mudras, asanas, relaxation exercises and meditation techniques.
50 minutes.

  • $270 for Parts I and II
Mind-Body Private Training

Aerial Hammock Yoga – In this nontraditional yoga, the hammock helps support your body in traditional yoga poses. In contact with both the hammock and the floor, you will immediately feel the improvement in flexibility, strength and alignment, and you’ll achieve greater benefits from your yoga classes and other physical activities. See This Week at Canyon Ranch for group clinic opportunities.

Breathing Practice – Proper breathing is vital for good health. Learn breathing and relaxation techniques to reduce muscular tension, improve circulation, reduce stress and foster overall well-being.

Meditation – A mind-body trainer teaches and leads you through techniques to develop your ability to let go and be in the moment. In addition, you learn strategies for applying meditation to daily life.

Qi Gong – This gentle Chinese mind-body practice integrates physical movements, coordinated breathing and meditation. Your trainer will teach you a series of movements that restore and balance chi – the life force – and release unhealthy inner tension and stress. A great tool for daily life.

Tai Chi – This form of Chinese mind-body exercise builds unity of mind, body and breath through slow, controlled martial arts movements. Tai chi serves to heighten chi – the essence of your being.

Yoga – A skilled yoga teacher corrects or enhances your poses, provides tips on alignment, breathing and intention. A great way to perfect your practice whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced practitioner.

  • $135 for 50 minutes