Renowned for its Grand Canyon, one of the seven natural wonders of the world, Arizona offers a wealth of holistic, health & wellness therapies, and holidays.
Under Arizona’s iconic canopy of year round sunshine, you can experience the uniqueness of native tribes, traditional medicines, spiritual healers, Sharma reading, “laughing yoga”, alpine therapies, and a range of quality wellness focused resorts.
Phoenix is the capital of Arizona and is considered one of the fastest-growing cities in the nation. Here you can hike through some of the many desert preserves, learn about the valley’s native heritage at city-run facilities including the Pueblo Grande Museum and Heritage and Science Park, or play on one of the cities many golf courses.
Scottsdale offers a wide range of credited health, wellness, and spa facilities including the Mayo Clinic, St Josephs Hospital, the College of Integrated Medicine as well as the Medicine Woman at the Sheraton Wildhorse Pass. This city also houses several desert botanical gardens, boat tours, and helicopter views of the Grand Canyon.
Glendale is known for its extensive trails, parks, and bike paths The city offers approximately 40 miles of hiking trails open from sunrise to sunset. Some of the most popular include Sunset Creek Linear Park, Thunderbird Park, Bridle Path, and the Grand Canal Linear Park.
Flagstaff contains desert, mountains, and the world’s largest ponderosa pine forest near which many popular outdoor activities are available. Historical Route 66 is also stretches across Flagstaff.
Sedona is one of the most scenic cities in Arizona and is rightfully regarded as sacred by Native Americans. Home to 1.8 million acres of national forest land, multi-coloured stone formations, and desert land, Sedona is a popular destination among wellness travelers. It is known for the famous “Vortex energy.” – a special spot in the earth where energy is being projected out of the earth’s plane. Some say the vortex in Sedona is powerful enough to heal the spirit.
Medical, Health and Wellness Summary
Scottsdale offers a wide ranging list of treatments and specialisms.. The Mayo Clinic specializes in drug and alcohol addiction disorders, compulsive behaviors, codependency, underlying trauma and mental health issues, amongst others. In 2016 the latest cancer treatment – Proton Beam Therapy Program will be offered while it is the only clinical center in the Southwest USA to offer a new treatment that disrupts the growth of recurrent glioblastoma. In Scottsdale, there is a private luxury addiction centre, as well as a dedicated Joint Center
Wellness and Health Facilities
Airport: Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.(PHX) is located 10 miles west of downtown Scottsdale
Time Zone: GMT -7.00
Weather/ Climate: Scottsdale’s climate is arid. Winters are mild and summers are extremely hot.
Language Spoken: English
Currency: US Dollar
Dialling Code: +1 480