- May 13, 2014
-- Alta, UT—The mountains surrounding Alta provide the setting for a three-day yoga retreat at Alta Lodge this spring. This immersion retreat emphasizes instruction with uninterrupted time for yoga practitioners of all abilities, allowing them to focus on a greater realization of their current practice.
Yoga instructors Kim Dastrup and Annastasia Kaessner will lead seven yoga sessions throughout the weekend. The retreat begins Saturday morning with sessions that include: sunrise pranayama, power, inversions, depth, partner, restore and meditation, and an evening music session. The retreat concludes on Monday afternoon. Participants will also have time to walk, rest, relax and read. Private massage sessions with a licensed massage therapist can be booked for an additional fee.
The retreat includes three days of yoga, two nights lodging, and meals with a healthy focus and vegetarian option. Included meals are lunch and dinner on Saturday; breakfast, lunch and dinner on Sunday; and breakfast on Monday. Prices are $550 for single occupancy or $450 per person for double occupancy, and include tax and service charge. Participants also have the option to arrive one night early on Friday, May 23, to participate in an evening restorative yoga practice. The additional cost for lodging and the yoga class is $130 for single occupancy or $65 per person double occupancy.
Alta Lodge, located 45 minutes from Salt Lake International Airport, opened in 1940 as Alta's first ski hotel and has been owned and operated by the Levitt family since 1959. The 57-room lodge is a traditional mountain inn where guests can relax and unwind in the surrounding Wasatch Mountains. For additional information or to make reservations, visit altalodge.com or call 801-742-3500.