Theme: Fall Harvest
Johanna Meditating at Rachel’s Knoll
Appreciating what we have to be grateful for…
Enjoying the sacred land during Indian summer…
Going deeper in meditation to nestle inside
Join us for a fun, 5-day, heart-opening adventure!
- Starts Sat., Oct. 14, at 7 pm; ends Wed., Oct. 18, at 11 am
- Daily yoga in red rock vortex energy
- Full day journey to the Grand Canyon
- Luxurious poolside lodging at the Arabella Hotel
- Yoga for all levels – beginners welcome
- Leisurely hiking to Vortex sites
- Meditation made easy
- Personal coaching on your spiritual journey
- Joyous Living!
2016 Sedona & Grand Canyon Retreats at the luxurious Arabella Hotel.
$1550 per person, double occupancy (registering together)
$1440 per person, triple occupancy (registering together)
$1800 with solo private room
Three is Company! If you would like to share a room with 2 friends, pay only $1440 per person
Ask us about extended discounts for groups of four or more 928-282-9900
Sedona Retreat Overview–Tentative Schedule
Oct. 14-18, 2017
7-9 pm Welcome and orientation to retreat events and themes. Yoga class ending in Yoga Nidra Deep Relaxation
Sunday–Sedona Town Tour, Yoga Vortex Tour, Group Lunch
Bottoms up! Shoulder Stand
7-8 am Breakfast — Arabella Hotel
8 am-1 pm–Sedona Town Tour; Vortex Yoga Hike Red Rock State Park–Cathedral Rock Vista; Lunch at Wildflower Bread and Bakery
1-4:30 pm—Free time–Massage Appts.
4:30-6:30 pm—Yoga at Arabella
6:30 pm–Free eve–Available Activities
7-7:30 am Quick Breakfast at the Arabella Hotel
8 am—Departure to Canyon. Full-day at the Grand Canyon. Tour with lunch included.
6 pm—Return with a free evening and a choice of activities available
Tuesday–Yoga, Hiking & Private Sessions with Johanna
7-8 am Breakfast — Arabella Hotel
8 am – 12 noon—Guided Yoga & Meditation at Rachel’s Knoll
Visit to Chapel of the Holy Cross
12 noon-4:30 pm—Free time–Massage appointments.
Optional Private Hiking to Bell Rock Vortex
4:30-6:30 pm—Yoga at Arabella with farewell appreciations
6:30 pm–Free eve–Suggested activities sheet provided: flute concerts, hot yoga flow classes
7-8 am Breakfast at Arabella
8-11 am: Farewell Yoga at the Amitabha Stupa and Medicine Wheel Ceremony
11 am—Farewell Hugs and preparation for check-out
Would you like to stay any extra nights? Once you register for the retreat with Johanna, she will secure a room in your name. Then you can call the hotel, and pay the going rate to extend your time in the same room, adding extra nights before or after the retreat.
Retreat Interview: Please call for a retreat interview with Johanna to check that our retreat is a perfect match for you: 928-282-9900
We comfortably serve 12 guests so reserve your space early!
Read Retreat Policies and Important Information here
Read About our Sedona Spiritual YogaLife Retreats here
Note: Our 5-Day Sedona-Grand Canyon YogaLife Retreat:
Yoga, Meditation and Nature Walks at Sacred Sites
–Offers gentle, in-depth Yoga & Meditation focused on spiritual transformation
–NOT power Yoga or aerobic buns-of-steel hikes
Here’s what Guests Wrote About our Sedona Retreats
“The retreat was very refreshing.
I learned and was exposed to so many new things which enabled me to focus on me, learn about me and love myself a little bit more. Some of my favorite things during the week were hikes with fun and knowledgeable leaders, early morning yoga and the tea ceremonies. If I had to describe the retreat in one word, I would say, “enlightening.” — Peace and love, Martha
“The retreat was a wonderful experience.
The retreat was a wonderful experience. I loved hiking, doing Yoga, and meditating at the vortexes.”
— Julie Wildman
“A Yoga retreat in Sedona with Johanna is a unique experience.
The Yoga classes were amazing; Johanna is a gifted teacher who makes students of all levels feel comfortable. Most memorable were Phoenix Rising sessions and Yoga among the red rocks. Come prepared to laugh, feel free, and be energized.” — Mark,Washington, DC
About your Sedona Retreat Leader:
Johanna Maheshvari Mosca, Ph.D
Johanna with gong
My vision for myself and my students is to make life a moving meditation in which we cultivate ongoing peace and contentment. I have published three books related to living the wisdom of Yoga—YogaLife: 10 Steps to Freedom; Cultivate Contentment: Using Ancient Wisdom to Thrive in Today’s World; and most recently, Teen Triumph: 10 Ways to a Winning Life. Starting in the 1990’s, I have completed numerous trainings with two 200-hour certifications in Kripalu Yoga and Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy. Then I earned my 500 hours with the International Yoga College, studying mainly with Rama Jyoti Vernon, my teacher for over fifteen years. I followed that with two weeks in India, studying with TVK Desikachar and his son Kaustub at the Krishnamacharya Mandarim. In recent years, my focus on learning techniques to still the babbling mind has led me to complete two meditation teacher trainings, first 200-hours with the McLean Meditation Institute. Then I went on to pursue my current passion, studying I-Rest (Inner Restoration) Meditation with Richard Miller, and completing his teacher trainings I and II. As a former “teacher specialist” for the NYC Public Schools, I have experience meeting my students at their own level and helping them stretch to the next stage of growth, whatever that might be for each individual. I feel honored and grateful when other beings trust me to guide them in Yoga and consciousness expanding reflection on the spiritual path.