The Grand Canyon state is home to a thriving wellness industry. Of the countless locations the state has to offer, the Four Seasons Scottsdale Resort & Spa includes activities such as a zen hike or guided meditations. The global aromatherapy market continues to grow as an effective practice to promote better psychological health and physical well-being. The resort offers an aroma design experience – this involves an alchemista providing guidance to the guest, by selecting and creating a their own personal essential oil blend. Everything from the guests’ intention, mood, and birthdate are taken into consideration to create this blend. Once it is made, it is added to an organic body butter as a massage.
Civana Wellness Resort and Spa’s approach to wellbeing includes a full schedule of complimentary activities such as cooking classes and guided hikes. Guest rooms are designed to highlight the surrounding desert views, instead of the focus on technology such as TVs to inspire a connection with nature.Their large 22,000 square-foot spa boasts a hydrotherapy circuit, a sanarium, and an aqua shiatsu therapy treatments.
The Omni Scottsdale Resort and Spa is a spanish-styled hotel set against Camelback Mountain. Their award-winning Joya Spa is modelled on the bathhouse rituals and ceremonies inspired by Moroccan deserts and Andalusia, located in Southern Spain. The 31,000 square foot space includes saunas, and treatment rooms. Highlights of their full range of services include: Neuromuscular Massage, which is designed to release postural contractions and alleviate soft tissue distress.
Cranial Sacral Massage, which targets the central nervous system.
Stress Management Meditation, a practical session which helps recognise triggers and stressors.
Movement Restoration is a location opened in 2006 which is known for massage therapies. They emphasize the restoration of natural movements via massage treatments. This is a popular place for fitness enthusiasts and even olympic competitors This studio offers everything from massage therapy, fascial stretching, to flotation therapy (a 180 gallon saltwater float tank). Float therapy is said to relieve pressure off of the body for optimal relaxation and circulation.