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Activity Schedule

Select your dates of stay and explore our schedule of activities! 

*Please be aware that schedules sometimes change; thank you.

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Wednesday August 05

6:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Miraval Outback Hike - Level A
Category: Outdoor Adventure
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Location: Meet in Palm Court

$15 | Start each day with a hike designed for all levels of ability. Explore meandering trails across rolling hills, with occasional brief, steeper sections, and overall gentle elevation gain of 200-300 ft. with distances of 3-5 miles. These hikes are a great introduction to the local Sonoran Desert environment. 2 hours total time.

6:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Mountain Biking: Intermediate
Category: Outdoor Adventure
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Location: Meet in Palm Court`

 $15 | Mountain Biking Experience Required. Take your mountain biking to the next level! Apply the skills you learned in Mountain Biking Basics and Mountain Bike Riding Techniques or from your own previous experience to this challenging, 8-13 mile ride. Previous mountain biking experience is required.
* Wear or Bring: Sturdy closed-toed shoes, comfortable clothing for riding, sunscreen and perhaps a hat. Don't forget your Miraval water bottle!

6:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Swing and A Prayer
Category: Outdoor Adventure
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Location: Meet in Palm Court

$35 | Swing and a Prayer is centered on the act of letting go and celebrating life. It is a fun event, reminiscent of being a child on the swing set. It can also matter in a deeper way as the conversation shifts to ideas of letting go of the past and moving forward into new healthier ways of living. Celebrate the joyous release and freedom of letting go of fear as you swing from a height of 35 feet.

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7:00 AM - 7:45 AM

Fitness Walk
Category: Fitness
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Location: Outdoors/ Meet at Tennis Courts

Enjoy a 2-mile morning walk in the desert.

7:00 AM - 7:45 AM

Zen Boot Camp - Advanced Level
Category: Fitness
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Location: Outdoors/ Meet at Tennis Courts

Come experience the challenge of a high-energy circuit class while staying in tune with the body in this empowering workout. Our Fitness Professionals emphasize your particular skill level to give you the challenge you're looking for as you travel throughout our beautiful resort.

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7:30 AM - 9:15 AM

Group Trail Ride
Category: Equine
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Location: Meet in Palm Court

$105 | Enjoy a special walk-only desert ride that combines a brief instruction with a serene experience meant to balance the body, mind and spirit. Wear long pants, hats, closed-toed, sturdy shoes and sunscreen. We recommend taking a private arena lesson prior to the trail ride. You will need to provide your height, weight, and style preference (English or Western) at time of booking. 

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Breathwalking for Wellness
Category: Integrative Wellness
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Location: Activity Rooms

This class is led by Miraval’s Integrative Wellness Nurse, Sheryl Brooks. Discover how to synchronize specific patterns of breathing with the pace of your walking steps throughout your day. With directed, meditative attention you will learn to create a more relaxed, mindful state of being. This is a practice for whole body health that you can apply anytime, anywhere.

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Morning Meditation
Category: Meditation
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Location: Agave Center

Begin your day with the serenity of sitting meditation. This is Miraval’s signature Mindful Meditation, the practice of bringing awareness to our moment-to-moment experience.

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8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Morning Stretch
Category: Fitness
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Location: Activity Rooms

There is no better way to start a busy day at Miraval than with this energizing full-body stretch class. 

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9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Absolute Gravity
Category: Fitness
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Location: Activity Rooms

Bodyweight training is all the rage for 2015. Join us for a high energy cardio, strength and flexibility workout that you can do anywhere, anytime – indoors or outdoors with nothing more than your body, breath, & gravity!

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Mindful Eating
Category: Nutrition
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Location: Cactus Flower Restaurant

Learn to listen and respond intuitively to your body's food needs in this experiential class. Includes breakfast: buffet service only. Seating is limited and on a first come, first served bassi. Check in with the hostess.

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Rise and Shine Yoga
Category: Yoga
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Location: Agave Center

Start your day with an inspiring yoga practice to prepare your body/mind for awareness in all that you do.

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Climbing Wall
Category: Outdoor Adventure
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Location: Meet in Palm Court

$35 | The all-levels climbing class begins with the basics for those new to the sport, and continues to build on skills learned by exploring climbing technique for those with previous experience. From here the focus can shift to movement, footwork and body positioning while integrating breathing, trust, flexibility, balance and fun. All climbers from beginner to advanced will take away a clearer understanding of equipment, knots, and belaying.

The climbing wall is outdoors, so choose weather-appropriate clothing that is comfortable but not too baggy. Wear closed toe shoes for hiking out to the wall; we will provide proper climbing shoes at the wall. Don't forget your Miraval water bottle!

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Desert Tightrope
Category: Outdoor Adventure
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Location: Meet in Palm Court

$35 | Letting go is a natural theme in Desert Tightrope because you release one rope to reach the next. Finding balance, you repeat the movements through ten ropes, practicing the physical process of moving forward through letting go.

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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Cardio Drumming
Category: Fitness
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Location: Activity Rooms

This heart-pounding fitness class will get you moving to a beat you never knew was inside you. This class uses the principles from movement therapy, music and sound therapy, fitness, and rhythmic education for a whole-mind, whole-body workout you won't soon forget.

10:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Mindful Stress Mastery
Categories: Healthy Living, Meditation
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Location: Activity Rooms

This longer-format class is a great opportunity to step back and think deeper about how we generate stress and how we can orient ourselves to stressors in new and powerful ways. While at Miraval Resort, you'll learn that there are no magic techniques, yet through the development of mindful awareness we teach you how to better regulate the body, guide the mind towards less negative patterns, and balance the emotions. This course blends lecture, discussion, and experiential elements to give guests a firm understanding of mindfulness and how to use it realistically and creatively in their daily life. Learn how the stress phenomenon operates within you and how to apply mindfulness to reduce, manage and master stress responses.

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Abs and Glutes
Category: Fitness
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Location: Activity Rooms

 Tone your abs and glutes in this intense 45 minute class. Mostly mat work, this class may also include work with stability balls, loops, and slo-mo balls. This is the perfect class for a diligent and condensed workout between programs or before you run off to the spa.

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Aqua Power Barre
Category: Fitness
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Location: BMC Pool

Strengthen and lengthen in this full body aqua class combining traditional aquatic cardio intervals and Pilates based resistance exercises.

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Anti-Inflammatory Kitchen
Category: Nutrition
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Location: Activity Rooms

$75 | Learn how to immerse yourself in a more Anti-inflammatory lifestyle. Learn which items to have on hand in your pantry and refrigerator, get simple and approachable meal and snack recipes, and learn ways to select and prepare foods that help promote wellbeing. Our Dietitian will give you shopping list complete with items that you can find in your local grocery store. Walk away with tangible tools to create positive change in your kitchen, your home, and your life.

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Desert Waves Yoga
Category: Yoga
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Location: Agave Center

$75 SE | Strengthen your core and increase your ability to balance as you bring your yoga practice to a new level in this fun and challenging class. 

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Mindful Energy Movement
Category: Fitness
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Location: Activity Rooms

A gentle combination of movement patterns fusing breath, energy, balance, and strength. Bringing together Mind, Body, Spirit. This is a standing class ideally bare footed!

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Aerial Yoga
Category: Yoga
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Location: Agave Center

$75 SE | Breathe, flow and fly in this exciting new yoga practice that helps improve overall health and physical agility, lengthens muscles and releases tension throughout your entire body. You will stretch, strengthen and realign using the support of silk hammocks suspended three feet from the ground.

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2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Latin Splash
Category: Fitness
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Location: BMC Pool

Spice up your workout and join us for a cardio class in the water with a Latin flare. 

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Menopause: What You Need to Know
Category: Integrative Wellness
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Location: Activity Rooms

$75 | Do you have questions about what exactly is happening in this natural, midlife transition? If you have heard or read conflicting information about symptoms of menopause and how to respond to them, please join Sheryl Brooks, RN, NCMP, our Menopause Practitioner to learn about and discuss, as a group, the facts and myths of Menopause. You will leave this workshop with current information about the risks and benefits of hormone replacement therapy, alternative/complementary remedies, and lifestyle modifications to help you feel in control, comfortable and healthy during your midlife transition.

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Roll With It
Category: Fitness
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Location: Activity Rooms

Myo-Therapy balls and/or foam rollers give you a workout, deep tissue massage, and flexibility at the same time.

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Yoga Nidra Meditation
Category: Meditation
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Location: Agave Center

Yoga Nidra Meditation is an ancient method of relaxation, meditation, and contemplation. This practice is designed to guide you into a state of deep relaxation while your mind is gently engaged in an endeavor to keep you wakeful and conscious throughout the exercise. The ability to remain aware while progressing into a state of deep rest has many therapeutic benefits and is a key tool used for the development of self-awareness.

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Cocktails in the Kitchen
Category: Culinary
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Location: Cactus Flower Restaurant

$35 | Start your evening with a behind-the-scenes tour of the main kitchen at Miraval. During this 45 minute class, enjoy a Chef created appetizer and cocktail while you learn about our food philosophy and healthy cooking tips and tricks. This experience is designed for 4-10 guests. 

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Less Is More: Intelligent Exercise
Category: Exercise Physiology
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Location: Activity Rooms

Intelligent Exercise for Graceful Aging with Andrew Wolf.The human body is adaptable at any age should you decide to make a change. The question is how much change is enough. In this exploration of aging versus detraining, Andrew Wolf lays out real world action steps that can help fit exercise into a busy schedule for healthy aging.

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Flying Dragon Yoga: Level 2/3
Category: Yoga
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Location: Agave Center

This class combines the deep stretching of a Yin practice for the hips and lower back with an energizing Yang flow. This Taoist practice is a light-hearted and challenging practice full of colorful visualization.

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Evening Photography Walk
Category: Photography
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Location: Activity Rooms

$35 | Learn basic digital camera operations and using your camera as a creative tool to capture the Resort environment in the late-afternoon light. Meet Nancy J. Schroeder, Miraval's photography specialist and learn more about private sessions with Nancy.

5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Discover Your Soul Mission
Category: Healthy Living
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Location: Activity Rooms

Explore the four elements of the soul to ground your life in both purpose and connection. Tejpal guides and inspires you to manifest your soul calling to create abundance and experience what you truly desire in your life. During this lecture, Tejpal will guide the group through a short soul journey and will offer intuitive feedback to some individuals in the room.

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Calm the Mind, Open the Heart
Category: Healthy Living
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Location: Activity Rooms

Discover the Ancient Ways of Healing with Pam Lancaster and Tim Frank NMD. Join Pam Lancaster to play and be awakened to the ancient art of Sound and Vibrational Healing. Tibetan bowls, tuning forks, gongs, as well as mantras and voice will be utilized to enhance the inner calm of the mind, center the heart and reconnect the body to its innate wisdom of self-healing.

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While you're planning your itinerary for your stay, make sure to include private sessions with some of the world-renowned wellness experts who will be available to your during your visit. 

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