5 Luxe Lunar Spa Treatments for a Cosmic Cure

BY Riki Altman-Yee | April 23, 2018 | Feature Features

Wellness experts say when the sun, Earth and moon align, humans should get their emotional, physical and spiritual ducks in a row too. These five destinations are primed for celestial-influenced reboots.
Moonlight Yoga at Mountain Shadows

1. Icelandic Moonflower Treatment
VH Spa at Hotel Valley Ho taps the power of the Icelandic moonflower, which blooms only at night, to deliver an unparalleled signature renewal treatment. Guests enjoy a full-body scrub or hydration wrap before unwinding with an hourlong customized massage. 90 minutes for $190, 6850 E. Main St., Scottsdale, 480.376.2600

2. Mindful Moon Meditation
During monthly full moons L’Auberge de Sedona’s L’Apothecary Spa leads a series of guided journeys, each incorporating sound healing, fire ceremonies and discussions. This service is provided complimentary for hotel guests, along with Star Bathing sessions led by a certified Forest Bathing facilitator. 301 L’Auberge Lane, Sedona, 855.905.5745

3. Moonlight Yoga
On May 20 at 8pm, Mountain Shadows hosts a flow session on its Camelback Overlook rooftop deck with instructor Veronica Clark, followed by craft cocktails at Hearth ’61 and some R & R in the resort’s Living Room. $25, includes parking and drink, 5445 E. Lincoln Drive, Paradise Valley, 855.485.1417

4. Spirit of the Moon
Inspired by Native American cultures, Mii amo offers treatments centered on new moon manifesting (which includes a foot bath and full-body massage) and full-moon releasing (incorporating a warm-oil scalp massage and full-body massage). 90-minute treatments $315 each, 525 Boynton Canyon Road, Sedona, 928.203.8500

5. Twilight Zip Line
Soaring over the Sonoran landscape at night is bound to make anyone giddy with accomplishment. Also included for nightly guests of Miraval Arizona’s Full Moon Programming are stargazing sessions with an astrologist and yoga under the desert stars. From $579, 5000 E. Via Estancia, Tucson, 855.234.1672

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