Sedona

Sedona Arizona Yoga Hiking Healing Retreat

 

Two Dates to choose from:

May 1-7, 2022, or October 16-22, 2022

Note: Both dates have excellent weather, not too hot or cold.

Please see below for room choices and price details

Come join us for our 15th year in Sedona …

 

COVID NOTE (please see details below): We will do our best to stay safe, but in the Spirit of Yoga (Union), with all the polarity and division, we will NOT be adding to it by discriminating between masked or unmasked, vaxed or unvaxed, etc. We trust one another to take care of one’s self and the group. All welcome!

 

Sacred Sedona

Discount: Please take off $50 if you have taken ANY retreat with us before!  Come experience the sacred energy and wonderful beauty of Sedona, Arizona.  Prices vary, depending on the room.  Price includes 6 nights beautiful accommodations at the Transition Retreat Center, daily healthy, bountiful breakfasts, one home cooked dinner, yoga, meditation, swimming, guided hikes, vortex visits, and other trips, shuttle from and to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, and shuttle to all guided hikes.

 

“The yoga, the hiking, the people; this was my best vacation ever.”

Roger, from 2012 Sedona retreat

Theme:

May: Surrendering to Divine Intelligence

Many of us strive and struggle, seeking total control of our lives. We will explore what life would be like if we relaxed a bit, slowed down, and started trusting what is sometimes called our heart, our intuition, or even God. Imagine that! We will look at what humility looks like, how to be sometimes be “weak” in order to be “strong”.

October: Transitioning to a New World

Our world is changing fast (you may have noticed! :). We will explore what this transition is all about and how to manage the stress and tension we are all feeling an facing. We will share tips to awake and “Red Pill” yourself (term from the Matrix movie about seeing through the illusion and delusion). We will share tips to align with Divine intelligence and help co-create this New Earth Paradigm we are presently creating.

 

 

 

 

 

Price includes

6 nights accommodations, daily bountiful healthy breakfasts, two home cooked dinners, daily yoga, healing workshops, daily guided hikes, special sacred vortex sites, shuttles to and from airport (if you can meet us at airport by 11am Sunday, and are traveling light), and to trail heads, and local shopping. No worries if you do not have a room-mate, we will find you someone compatible. We will be staying right in the heart of Sedona, Arizona.

 

 

 

 

 

Teachers and Hike Guides

Roy Holman and Liz Gross will teach the yoga and lead the hikes and other activities. Roy has led over 60 retreats in Washington, Mexico, Guatemala, Hawaii, Bali, and Costa Rica. Liz joined Roy with her gifts in 2015. This will be our 11th retreat in Sedona, so we know the best hikes, vortexes, sites and restaurants! Roy is trained at the 500 hour level in Viniyoga, a breath-connected, body-friendly, heart centered, meditative flow yoga. This retreat is suitable for all yoga and hiking levels. Liz Gross is a yoga teacher and gifted vibrational energy healer and outstanding cook!

 

 

 

 

 

Deluxe Accommodations in Sedona

 

Our host home is called Transition Home, and transition is our theme!  Click here to see pics of the space.  Nice spacious rooms, good views, wonderful setting in  the very heart of Sedona, amazing breakfasts, and lovely yoga space. We have the whole place to ourselves with no other guests or groups.  Transition Home click here

 

 

Meals

Daily healthy, mostly organic breakfasts are included, usually a wide variety buffet of oatmeal, eggs, granola, cereal, nuts, seeds, nut butters, breads, various milks (diary and non-dairy), fresh fruit, flax, hemp, and much more. We will make sure all diets are met.

We also include two home-cooked delicious dinners.  For other meals, we shop at a local natural foods store for our lunch or dinner fixings, which we keep at the hotel to take on hikes. Then we usually dine or lunch out 3 or 4 times, or you can save money and cook at the retreat center. As this is our 15th year in Sedona, we know the best places to eat, usually one night Thai, one night Fancy Mexican, one Italian, and one night excellent Health food.

 

 

 

Rooms and Rates: Please look over the list of rooms and rates below and tell us your 1st, 2nd and 3rd choices. We will do our best to meet your needs.

 

And ….. please take off $50

if you have attended any retreat with us before!

 

 

 

 

 

Downstairs Rooms

Bedroom 1 (choice of king & 1 twin or 3 twins) ensuite bathroom with large tub, shower, 2 sinks

3 people: $1,300, or 2 people $1,600 each

Bedroom 2 – 3 Twins attached bathroom tub/shower combo, 1 sink

3 people: $1,300 each

Bedroom 3 (King or 2 Twins) ensuite bathroom shower only, 1 sink. This room has access to back yard through a door inside the room.

2 people: $1,500 each

Note: There is 1 additional full bath off large living room

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Upstairs Rooms

Bedroom 4 (choice of king & 1 twin or 3 twins) ensuite bathroom with shower, 1 sink, This room has private balcony

3 people: $1,300 each

Bedroom 5   1 Queen shared bath

2 people: $1,300 each

Bedroom 6   2 Twins shared bath

2 people: $1,300 each

For two shared rooms above: Full bath, tub / shower combo, 2 sinks

 

COVID Policy and Thoughts

Yoga is about unity and oneness, not divisiveness and polarity. All are welcome on our retreats. We do not discriminate for any reason, including sex, gender, race, age, vaccinated or unvaccinated, masked or unmasked. We trust you to take care of yourself, and to decide first, if this trip is for you, and second, how to take care of yourself. We will do our part to keep everyone safe and honor all our needs, but ultimately, your health is your responsibility. May this retreat be a healing experience for all.

“Thank you, Roy and Liz, for all you did  to make this a wonderful heartfelt retreat. The care and concern you both showed for all of us was very evident. I am so glad I was able to participate in this beautiful Sedona retreat.”

Valerie, from 2021 Sedona retreat

 

Key Travel Details

Please contact us before you book your flights, for details. Some folks choose to arrive a day early or leave late, which is fine. Otherwise we will meet at the Phoenix airport the first morning and I will have a rented van waiting. Please make sure your flight arrives by 11am if you plan to ride with us to Sedona from Phoenix, and plan to fly home no earlier than 2 pm, again, only if you want to ride with us back from Sedona to Phoenix. We cannot cover costs of separate transport, only with van. Separate shuttle is about $70 each way. Note: To ride in the van you MUST not have any very large bags; please travel light, as the van has limited space.

 

 

 

 

General Day by Day Itinerary of Trip

At least one daily yoga class (sunrise or sunset), some vortex visits and  meditations, healing workshops, daily hikes, and other activities. We expect to have about 12-15 people attend. All classes, hikes, and activities are optional. October is ideal hiking weather.

Note: All classes, hikes, activities are optional of course. Rest when you need rest.

Day 1: Meet in Phoenix for shuttle van ride to Sedona (or meet us in Sedona). Visit sacred site, shop for our lunch fixings for week, yoga class, dinner at home.

Day 2: Morning yoga. B-fast, playshop / workshop, then Bell Rock vortex 4 mile hike. Out to dinner.

Day 3:  B-fast, Little Horse Trail 4 mile hike hike. Afternoon yoga, Amitabha Peace Park Stupa, out to dinner.

Day 4: Meditation option. Morning yoga, B-fast, Healing Playshop, hike Brins Mesa Trail 5 miles. Dinner at home (retreat center).

Day 5: B-fast, then hike Cathedral Rock Vortex hike, 4 miles, souvenir shopping at Crystal Magic, Native Art store, out to dinner.

Day 6: Meditation option. Morning yoga, B-fast, Cathedral Rock Vortex hike, closing ceremony and out to dinner.

Day 7: Morning yoga, B-fast, shuttle to airport (or your own transport)

 

Register Now

Note: Please let us know if you already have a room mate you wish to share with. Please note that we will do our best to honor your request for double or triple as we arrange the rooms (probably no single rooms available). Checks ($500 nonrefundable deposit or entire amount) can be sent with REGISTRATION to: Roy Holman, 1917 Rockefeller Ave, Everett, WA 98201 Or you may pay securely online via PayPal: Make a deposit of $500:

Pay approximate full amount of $1200:

You might consider purchasing travel & flight insurance, if you are concerned about health or cancelation. One highly rated company is InsureMyTrip.com  although there are many others.

A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.

Lao Tzu