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8 Top Wellness Retreats That Will Recharge You

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5) Canyon Ranch, Tucson, Arizona

Canyon Ranch has been called one of the best "Life Enhancement" and weight-loss programs in the country. Wellness is top priority with fitness classes, spiritual enrichment programs and well-being lectures. Guests can even consult an astrologer and sleep expert.

6) Mountain Trek Fitness Retreat & Health Spa, in British Columbia

This wellness retreat with a focus on weight loss includes early morning yoga classes, four-hour hikes with detox and nutrition seminars, evening workout classes and rewarding relaxing spa treatments before bed, according to USAToday.com.

Average weekly weight loss for women is 4 to 6 pounds, according to Mountain Trek. Guests go home with new attitudes and habits.

7) Lake Austin Spa Resort, Austin, Texas

Lake Austin Spa Resort provides a sanctuary for rest and renewal. Enjoy Discovery programs, yoga, meditation and activities like kayaking, boating and hydro-biking. Meals are locally sourced and organic. The spa offers more than 100 Eastern and Western treatments.

8) Pura Vida Retreat & Spa, Costa Rica

Pura Vida Retreat & Spa wants to balance your body, mind and soul. It offers an extensive list of wellness offerings, many with a spiritual component.

Therapists perform bodywork like bioenergetic treatments combining Reiki, shamanism and pranic healing and Ayurvedic treatments. Numerous signature Costa Rican spa treatments are also available.

These are just a few wellness retreats from across the globe. With some research, you can find the retreat designed to deliver your wellness goals.

Reviewed July 18, 2016
by Michele Blacksberg RN
Edited by Jody Smith

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