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Activities & Attractions

Relaxation and rejuvenation is found throughout Sanctuary Resort and the nearby Scottsdale area for those looking for a little down time between meetings. Activities on-site include the Sanctuary Spa’s movement studio and fitness center, the infinity-edge pool, two mountainside pools, a lap pool, tennis, hiking, and bicycle tours.

The nearby Scottsdale area offers guests attractions including art galleries, sports events, theaters, museums, shopping, championship golf and sightseeing.

For meeting planners looking to host personal and custom events, Sanctuary Resort has designed a variety of special activities to choose from.

The Teaching Kitchen: Experience an Iron Chef America competition as our culinary team offers hands-on lessons featuring signature dishes.

Celestial Delight: Local astronomers from the Challenger Space Science Center host stargazing dinners and dessert receptions.

Aura About You: An aura reader takes a picture of the quality surrounding each guest, and interprets the rainbow of colors.

Picture This: A hands-on photography workshop which includes a tour of the extraordinary desert landscaping and the sculptures throughout the resort.

Take 10 Office Retreat: Take 10 minutes away from the computer to stretch your neck, core, hamstrings and more.  A ‘must do’ for today’s office professional.  Developed by Sanctuary’s Fitness Director Kara Thomas and reviewed by Magazine Editor Heidi Dvorak of Pilates Style, who states, “Kara’s chair exercises are clever and useful.”

Corporate Yoga (on the lawn): Learn Hatha yoga poses, restorative stretching to increase flexibility and balance…while soaking up some incredible views.

Corporate Pilates: Lengthen, strengthen and increase flexibility through the dynamics of Pilates exercises. Also increases lung capacity and posture alignment. Find out why so many Olympians and Gold Medalists, use Pilates training for conditioning.

Team Building Hikes: Hike with one of our exercise specialists up Camelback Mountain. Take in the beauty of the Valley and engage with your team. Then it is back to Sanctuary for a healthy lunch.

Corporate Health and Nutrition: Complete a quick lifestyle questionnaire to learn about your
healthy habits. Our Fitness Nutrition Coach then teaches you about the current nutrition trends, as well as the healthy ingredients and recipes our fabulous culinary team uses here at the Sanctuary.

Breathe and Rejuvenate: An awesome 15-minute breathing, stretching and relaxation class that will leave you energized for the day.

APP Testing: Assessed Personalized Program / Fitness Assessments – includes lean and fat mass analysis, body composition, flexibility, and strength testing.

Be Kind to Your Spine: A therapeutic Pilates-based core and spine class to help relieve back pain.

Corporate Power-Up: A motivational corporate Cardio Beats/Drumming, Boot Camp, ZUMBA class or Tennis Match.  Designed to increase endurance, strength, and corporate fun.

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