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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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Sunday March 01

7:00 AM - 7:45 AM

Morning Stretch
Category: Fitness
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Location: Gecko/BMC

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

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7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

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

$15 RC | 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.

7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Desert Tightrope
Category: Challenge
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Location: Meet in Palm Court

$35 RC | 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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7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

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

$35 RC | 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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8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Fitness Walk
Category: Fitness
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Location: Outdoors/ Meet at BMC

Enjoy a 2-mile morning walk in the desert.

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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8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Common Ground
Category: Equine
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Location: Meet in Palm Court

$45 | With guidance from a facilitator, you will have the opportunity to identify personal blocks to communication, both physical and emotional, and develop new paths to self-recognition and healthy relationships. A shared challenge in our relationships as human beings is the balance of nurturing growth, while maintaining our own personal boundaries and limitations. In this activity you will move a horse around the pen without touching or speaking. 

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

6 Tips to Master Your Metabolism
Category: Nutrition
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Location: Activity Rooms

Your body has inherent intelligence and a huge capacity for change. Learn key lifestyle tips to give your body the chance to do what it does best!

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Cardio Drumming
Category: Fitness
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Location: Roadrunner/BMC

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.

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Rise and Shine Yoga
Category: Yoga
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Location: Agave Center

Learn to rest deep in your yoga postures in this practice, known as "active relaxation" by author Judith Lassiter.

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Abs and Glutes
Category: Fitness
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Location: Roadrunner/BMC

 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.

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Face to Face
Category: Outdoor Adventure
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Location: Meet in Palm Court

$35 RC | Face to Face is a paired event which encourages you to notice how you communicate with another person under stress. Moving together slowly and intentionally engages ideas of trust, commitment and how to balance self-care and support of a partner.

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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Quantum Leap
Category: Challenge
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Location: Meet in Palm Court

$35 RC | Quantum Leap lends itself to discussion about transitions and letting go. Standing on top of a pole with nothing to hold on to and then leaping into the air involves significant trust in oneself and the other group members.

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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 - 11:45 AM

Mindfulness at Miraval
Category: Meditation
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Location: Activity Rooms

You will hear and see the term “Mindfulness” often at Miraval. Mindfulness is a special way of paying attention and a core concept that shapes the Miraval programs and environment. We believe that this way of paying attention enhances our life experience and gives us inner resources for dealing with difficulties as well. We hope all our guests will get a chance to explore this during their stay, and benefit from it long after they depart. This course will go over basic concepts and simple techniques to stimulate mindful awareness in daily life. This is an introduction to the concept, benefit, and practice of present moment awareness. Recommended for all first-time guests.

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Yoga Groove: Level 2
Category: Yoga
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Location: Agave Center

Experience a lively flow practice while listening to fun and funky tunes.

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Skillfully Aware with Mark Pirtle
Category: Healthy Living
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Location: Activity Rooms

 There is a saying: ‘It is your mind that creates your world.’ Therefore,if you want to change or heal anything in your life, you must begin to understand and train your mind. Storyteller Dr. Mark Pirtle uses visuals, props, and practices to help you do just that. This fun and fascinating 45-minute lecture will teach you awareness skills that will transform your life’s turmoil into transcendence. Private consultations with Dr. Pirtle are also available.

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Sonoran Desert Walking Tour
Category: Outdoor Adventure
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Location: Meet in Palm Court

When most people think of the word “desert” they think of the beautiful desolation of the Sahara. While our little corner of Arizona is in fact a desert you may have noticed it is a little greener and more interesting than your average desert. In fact, this little pocket of the Sonoran desert boasts one of the highest bio-diversities of flora and fauna in North America. Join staff exercise physiologist, botany enthusiast and general desert rat Andrew Wolf for a walking tour of the Miraval property while learning about the natural beauty and amazing adaptations that the plants and animals of this wonderful place have undergone to survive.  

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Labyrinth Journey
Category: Meditation
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Location: Meet in Palm Court

Walking our outdoor labyrinth is a type of meditation – a way to move into a meditative state of awareness without sitting still. This walk frees your mind to take in the experience on any level, and involves nothing more than following the path from the entrance to the center, and back again. Labyrinth walks may be used to facilitate forgiveness, resolve conflict, aid in decision making, express gratitude, or simply to provide relaxation. The Labyrinth (sometimes called the path of silence) is a tool of walking meditation that provides a safe, serene environment to focus inward.

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Roll With It
Category: Fitness
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Location: Gecko/BMC

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

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Photography In Focus
Category: Photography
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Location: Activity Rooms

$35 RC | Get off of Auto! Explore the technique possibilities of your DSLR camera in a class on camera operation: ISO, WB, aperture and shutter speed. Please note that this is a technical skills class and takes place indoors.

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Dream Yoga: Mixed Levels
Category: Yoga
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Location: Agave Center

Learn to consciously surrender to sleep and dreams through this restorative yoga practice for the mind, body, and soul.

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Artful Photography with Your Camera Phone
Category: Photography
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Location: Activity Rooms

 $35 RC | Learn how to create an image with any style camera...even a camera phone! Gain awareness of available/natural light and compositional elements to create a stronger more interesting visual image. Spend time strolling around the resort property capturing the unique Sonoran desert landscape and wildlife. Live in the moment and gain skills to take home with you. This will change the way you use your camera phone!

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Skin Care 101
Category: Healthy Living
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Location: Activity Rooms

Join Kim Kelder our Lead Esthetician and find out how to improve your skin now, and learn tips and tricks on how to care for your skin at any age. Kim will share her industry insider secrets on what you really need in your medicine cabinet and what you are better off without. Come with your skincare questions and get ready for better skin now!

6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Healing Visualizations Meditation
Category: Meditation
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Location: Agave Center

Healing Visualizations is an active form of meditation that engages the mind and harnesses the power of positive imagery to bring about states of well-being that create a pathway for mind-body healing to occur.

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Drumming
Category: Healthy Living
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Location: Activity Rooms

Channel your “primitive spirit” using a variety of hand-held drums in this easy-going class.

7:00 PM - 7:45 PM

Making Weight Loss a Reality
Category: Exercise Physiology
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Location: Activity Rooms

If weight loss is as simple as eating less and moving more, then why does it seem so complicated? In this informative and fun lecture Andrew Wolf cuts through some of the popular weight-loss myths of the day and sheds some light on this frustrating topic. The role of resting metabolic rate, weight training and the importance of cardiovascular exercise are all addressed and put into prospective so you can start spending your time and energy on what will work for you.

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Meet our Specialists

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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