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ENCORE: Flourishing in the Second Half of Life

You’ve learned, done and achieved so much in life. What now? Take time to reflect on what you truly want as you move into the next, uncharted stage of life. Uncover a wealth of possibilities so you can look ahead with optimism and confidence.

This in-depth, group experience is led by CEO, popular author and university lecturer Doug Smith, MBA, who has helped countless people understand their past and seize the opportunities that come with age and experience. He addresses specific skills that will help you with inevitable changes in work, family and within you. You’ll take home fresh perspective and a powerful action plan.



Welcome to the Life Enhancement Center

The tranquil, self-contained Life Enhancement Center® – complete with gyms, locker room, dining room and classroom – is home base for the ENCORE program, where you learn, practice and experience the daily routines of healthy living. Experts in life management, spirituality, fitness, medicine, nutrition and movement provide unlimited support and inspiration – and they make sure you take home the best tools for long-term success.

ENCORE – A Canyon Ranch+ experience

Every Canyon Ranch stay is packed with healthy choices – ENCORE: Flourishing in the Second Half of Life pulls together all the right elements with an exclusive curriculum offered in a private setting. You interact throughout the week with dedicated experts and fellow participants, building knowledge, confidence and supportive relationships.

Tuition for the ENCORE program is $500 above your package rate.

Canyon Ranch Members, please call 800.742.9000 to book your Life Enhancement Center experience.

14 Skills You Need
Doug Smith guides you through the specifics with a robust roster of sessions such as: Living with Purpose | Forgiveness & Gratitude | Managing Energy | Mindfulness | Thinking with Abundance | Eating in the Blue Zone | Resilience
Think Out Loud
You're not the only one who's reached this stage of life. Share activities, discussions and insights with a supportive group (future friends!) and professionals, including our Life Enhancement coach. Take home coaching techniques to use in daily life.
Fit for Life
Bring your comfy clothes and broken-in shoes. We move every day, from morning walks to yoga and whatever else gets you going. Take home a prescription for fitness that suits your level and likes. Because staying active makes life better.
Everyday Choices
You're mapping out a rewarding and joyful future – and you want the good health to enjoy it all. Canyon Ranch experts in nutrition, exercise physiology, spiritual wellness and life management share tools you can use, geared toward lasting wellness.
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