IMAGE: MANDARIN ORIENTAL, SAN FRANCISCO
We’re in the midst of National Yoga Month 2014, and we hope you’re embracing it! Yoga studios nationwide are getting into the spirit of these fab 30 days of wellness by promoting classes and deals to bring out your inner yogi. Here are just a few:
Body & Brain: New members receive 10 percent off through September 30, 2014.
Exhale Spa & Marie Claire: The fourth-annual namasDAY event, September 18, includes free evening yoga classes, live music, mini spa treatments, and more at select exhale locations across the country.
Four Seasons Resort Whistler – Whistler, British Columbia: The home of the “glacier tee-off” also brings you the new Yoga & Hot Springs – A Backcountry Wellness Experience.The unforgettable trip includes a helicopter ride over the Pemberton Ice Cap to a remote natural hot spring; a private yoga session; and poolside cuisine and cocktails. Learn more.
Glen Ivy Hot Springs – Corona, CA: The spa invites you to try one of its complimentary yoga classes, from hatha to Kundalini, during National Yoga Month. Learn more.
Hot Yoga University – Scottsdale, Arizona – New students to Hot Yoga University enjoy one free week of yoga.
Kimpton Hotels – various locations: Select Kimpton Hotels are ringing in National Yoga Month with special services such as PARK(ing) Day, September 19, at Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City, where participants create a temporary park space out of on-street parking and have yoga class (approx. 8 a.m.) to a yoga-and-brunch, September 28, 8 a.m., at The Grand Hotel, Minneapolis. Learn more.
Mandarin Oriental, San Francisco – San Francisco, CA: Yoga in the Sky Retreat Package, available through October 27, 2014, comprises one Indian Summer yoga class on the 40th-floor sky deck for two; two 45-minute Calm Mind spa treatments; healthy breakfast at Brasserie S&P for two; and more.
Red Mountain Resort – Ivins, UT: Saddle up and say omm with Red Mountain Resort’s new Giddy Up Yoga Retreat. Okay, so it’s not technically during National Yoga Month, but you can take this time to sign up for the November 16-19, 2014, excursion. The four-day/three-night experience is guided by expert horsewoman Patty Arnett, certified yoga instructor Aileen Epstein-Ignadiou, and their wrangler team, according to Red Mountain’s website. Learn more. (Paddleboard yoga sessions are also a new experience here.)
The James – Chicago, Miami, and New York locations: 1) Chicago: Enjoy a free class and fitness consult at AIR Aerial Fitness. 2) Miami: Join in complimentary Saturday morning yoga sessions with Green Monkey yoga instructor Noelle Bowman. Starting at 9 a.m. 3) New York: The hotel is doubling its rooftop yoga classes specifically for National Yoga Month: 8 a.m. Thursdays (rooftop) and 10 a.m. Saturdays (urban garden). Learn more.
The Palms Hotel & Spa – Miami, FL: Attend the spa’s yoga, spa, and garden-to-table dinner series every Wednesday through September’s end and then every second Wednesday of each month starting October 2014. Learn more.
The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa – Hilton Head Island, SC: The resort celebrates National Yoga Month “Hilton Head island-style,” with yoga on the water. Learn more.