Release and Reconnect with a Couples Harmony Session

This blog post contributed by: Heather M, Hunter, MA, Holistic Psychotherapist and Wellness Intuitive.

We all deserve time to focus on our own wellbeing, and even the best romantic relationships must deal with stressors and the ups and downs of everyday life. Taking a vacation together—and experiencing the relaxation and rejuvenation of the spa services at Sedona Rouge together—can be an extraordinarily blissful bonding experience.

However, once couples return to “reality”, stress, deadlines, obligations and the general rigors of everyday living can quickly take their toll.  A Couples Harmony Session at Sedona Rouge helps couples build greater relationship communication and harmony through an effective application of counseling techniques and powerful intuition.  With support and guidance, the roots of individual patterns and interpersonal as well as intrapersonal issues are gently revealed.  Each partner experiences a greater understanding of his or her unique personal journey and thereby becomes empowered to tie that understanding into the building of a cooperative and harmonious partnership.  Couples return home with deeper insights into themselves and the relationship dynamic that continue to benefit the partnership long after the session has ended.

To further enhance your renewed connection while simultaneously releasing any heaviness from the past, I strongly encourage couples to follow the Couples Harmony Session with either the Couples Massage or Pas De Deux.  The Spa at Sedona Rouge is offering a 15% discount on Couples Harmony Session packages, combined with either or both of the above mentioned services.

To book your Couples Harmony Session, call 928.340.5331 or email spadesk@sedonarouge.com.

 

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Divine Dining Awaits You at Sedona Rouge

Sedona Rouge is famous for its luxurious accommodations and world-class destination spa, but did you know we also have an award-winning restaurant right on our property?

REDS Restaurant extends the contemporary design elements of Sedona Rouge into an intimate bistro dining experience that will leave your tastes elevated and your palate satisfied. Enter into the lounge, and immediately transcend into a cosmopolitan haven where locals and guests alike gather for the extensive wine list and nightly live music.

 

 

Led by Executive Chef Ron Moler, the REDS staff will ensure your dining experience is nothing less than divine. From cornflake-crusted French toast and illy hand-crafted espresso beverages, to USDA Grade-A Prime Beef Shortribs paired with a 2008 Chateau St. Jean Merlot, REDS provides a menu for all occasions. The best part is that you can enjoy REDS cuisine outside of the restaurant itself. Seasonal pool service provides our guests with extra convenience and fun, while by-request meals and cocktails on our rooftop observation deck will surely leave a lasting impression of the beauty of Sedona Rouge and the surrounding area.

Step into REDS today, and experience Divine Dining for yourself.

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Soul Radiance Retreat at the Sedona Rouge!

Hay House author Sarah McLean leads the signature Soul Radiance Retreat in Sedona, Arizona, October 6 – 8, 2012. McLean, a Sedona resident, is an inspiring, contemporary meditation teacher and author of the best-selling meditation book Soul-Centered: Transform Your Life in 8 Weeks with Meditation (Hay House, 2012). She is joined by experts in yoga and self-discovery to lead this powerful annual retreat at one of the most enticing desert hideaways in Arizona: Sedona.

Now in its fifth year, this retreat is made for anyone seeking to reconnect with their spirit, awaken to their full potential, and get back to feeling terrific. Last year, Kim, a participant who came to Sedona from Seattle says, “After only three days, I found an increased love of myself and discovered a solid foundation for the practice of meditation. We are all are capable of transformation when part of a supportive group. It’s because of this safe and nurturing environment that people are able to open their hearts, share their experiences, learn about themselves, and help others along the way.”

During the weekend participants learn powerful meditation practices to connect to their source of their creativity, wisdom, and compassion. They’ll find their inner glow with the yoga of breath, along with gentle hatha yoga, meditation in motion, and mindfulness practices. Participants will learn to attune to their heart’s deepest desires to experience the life they really want to live.

Beginners aren’t just welcomed at this retreat, in fact, they’re embraced. Whether this is someone’s first retreat or they are a retreat junkie, it’s guaranteed they will leave transformed and inspired.

Held at the award-winning Sedona Rouge Resort and Spa over Columbus Day Weekend, October 6 – 8, 2012 where participants receive a special rate for accomodations.  Space is limited and early registration is encouraged for the best rates.

Visit www.RadianceRetreat.com or call the McLean Meditation Institute at (928) 204-0067 to find out more.

Sedona has been voted by USA Today as one of the most beautiful areas in the world. It is known as a place of mystical transformation with its majestic red rock monuments that soar into the deep blue sky, and a deep silence that allows for healing and heart opening.  As they bask in the natural magnificence of Sedona’s beauty and energy, retreat participants will discover the importance of harmonizing with nature’s rhythms and explore meditation practices to uncover their radiance, joy, fulfillment, peace, and creativity.

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Girlfriend’s Spa Day

This post contributed by Heather Hermen.

Have you ever just wanted to get away with your gal pals? You want it to be enjoyable but hey why not relaxing too? A day at The Spa at Sedona Rouge is the perfect fit.

With company coming into town from Pennsylvania, I knew that a day at the spa would be something to add to their itinerary while in Sedona. With a group of seven we had a wide age range from teenagers to moms and a wide variety of spa desires: facials, relaxation, tension relief, and just to escape in the peace and quiet.

We were able to satisfy and surprise everyone with facials and massages but also our appetites by arriving early to eat at REDS at Sedona Rouge with veggie wraps, salads, and of course sweet potato fries. We strolled to The Spa, changed into our robes and sat in comfort and excitement waiting for our Spa experts to greet us for our treatments. After we were each treated to ‘the divine’ at The Spa. We met up with each other and discussed what we enjoyed the most and also how we couldn’t wait to do it all again.

The Spa at Sedona Rouge made this vacation for the Pennsylvania clan, and this Sedona local, a trip to remember! To book your Spa getaway click here or call 928-340-5331.

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Divine is Sedona Rouge Hotel & Spa

This blog post contributed by John Beeler.

Just what is “divine”? For some, it could be a warm cup of italian coffee. For others, it could be a cocktail by the pool on a warm summer day. At Sedona Rouge Hotel & Spa, we think of “divine” a little differently. Savoring a sumptuous prime beef short rib dinner on our rooftop observation deck at sunset, surrounded by stunning red rocks. Losing track of time in a 2-hour deep-tissue ayuvedic massage in our Spa. Or even escaping to your own premiere red rock sanctuary.

At Sedona Rouge, we believe divine is in the details of your journey. Our Andalusian-themed property is a true oasis of modern luxury in one of the most serene locations in the country. Sedona Rouge Hotel & Spa is one of the only properties in Sedona designed with contemporary elements in mind. Your first steps onto the property welcome you under our port-cochere and into the fountain courtyard. Leave your bag–and your cares–at the curb. Our staff strives to ensure that every aspect of your stay is comfortable, luxurious, and effortless. Our rooms & suites pamper guests with custom-designed amenity products produced locally in Sedona. We believe locally-sourced ingredients not only help Sedona businesses but also reduce our environmental impact through sustainability.

And when it’s time to wind down, relax and indulge on our custom-made beds, which you can purchase for your own home. No detail is too small at our property. Sedona Rouge Hotel & Spa- stay with us, and discover divine.

 

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Ms. Heather M. Hunter Joins The Spa at Sedona Rouge

The Spa at the Sedona Rouge is pleased to announce Ms. Heather M. Hunter, M.A., Holistic Psychotherapist and Medical Intuitive will now be offering her services as well as special sessions at the Sedona Rouge Hotel & Spa.

Heather M. Hunter received her B.A. in Psychology from Arizona State University and an M.A in Marriage and Family Therapy from The University of San Diego. She frequently writes on mind/body/spirit integrative health topics for AZ  Health and Wellness Magazine, and is a member of the American Holistic Medical Association.

Heather “awakened” to her significant intuitive abilities after life events left her questioning her true purpose in life. She was instinctively guided into prayer and meditation, which she credits as the beginning of turning her life around.  During this time of self-evaluation, Heather was drawn to meditation groups and inspirational classes. It was during a workshop with a world-renown psychic medium that Heather began to receive messages from others’ loved ones on the other side. Soon thereafter,  Heather’s intuitive abilities skyrocketed, forever changing the course of her counseling work.

The first opportunity to take advantage of the amazing services Ms. Hunter offers will be March 15 & 16 when she will be offering Couples Harmony Sessions at The Sedona Rouge. Until then, enjoy this article written by Ms. Hunter, previously published in Arizona Health and Wellness Magazine. For more information about Ms. Hunter and the services she offers please contact us at The Spa at Sedona Rouge.

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Spring in Sedona

Spring is a wonderful time to visit Sedona!

If you are planning a wedding and can’t wait for the trees to be in full bloom or you are in town to enjoy the cool crisp mornings and the sunshine during the day- Sedona is the place for you.

Let the Sedona Rouge Hotel & Spa be your landing spot in the heart of Sedona. Enjoy a cocktail in the evening at REDS Restaurant, a poolside read with a view, a chance to decompress and relax in The Spa, and an outdoor activity scheduled by our concierge. The Sedona Rouge Hotel & Spa has it all and we can’t wait to welcome Spring with you!

For more information about the Sedona Rouge Hotel & Spa please visit our website: sedonarouge.com.

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Wedding in Sedona?

Are you planning a wedding in Sedona and just haven’t quite decided on a venue, what food to serve, flowers to carry, cake to eat, band vs. DJ? Then come to Sedona on February 18 and enjoy two Bridal events that will help you plan your day. By the way- the Sedona Rouge Hotel & Spa will be at both and we cannot wait to meet you!

First:

The Sedona Wedding Professionals Association is happy to host the second annual Sedona Bridal Fair, on Saturday, February 18th, 2012 from 10 AM until 2 PM, at Poco Diablo Resort.

Event Sponsors include: Verve Events & Tents, and Poco Diablo Resort, and generous media sponsors, Arizona’s Finest Wedding Sites & Services and Phoenix Bride & Groom Magazine.

The fair offers professional wedding vendors all in one location, including wedding planners, officiates, photographers, cake designers, caterers, wedding venues, musicians and disc jockeys, hair and make up artists, transportation companies, and much more.

Through the generous donations of many outstanding venues and vendors in the area, there will be wonderful door prizes given throughout the day.

Tickets: $10 per bride and $5 per guest.

Next:

Saturday February 18, from 10:00am-5:00pm the Sedona Wedding Studio’s annual 2012 Sedona Wedding Boot Camp is the ideal event for brides beginning to plan their lovely destination weddings in Sedona.  Over 80 leading Sedona wedding vendors will be represented with contact information, promotional material and personal consultations. Meet Sedona’s most referred wedding experts, who will be there ready to assist in planning every detail of your wedding in Sedona.

The Sedona Wedding Boot Camp is a unique twist on the ordinary bridal show.  Instead of rows of booths, couples are invited to relax and spend one-on-one time with wedding vendors.  Couples can leisurely tour the  inspirations pavilion and be inspired by gorgeous designer vignettes, jaw-dropping eye-candy and creative table-top designs featuring the newest trends in wedding decor.  Attend the informative mini-seminars and receive valuable advice from the most recognized wedding professionals in Sedona.

If you choose one event, or both- we know you will find the perfect vendors for your special day. Congratulations- you’re getting married and having a wedding in Sedona!

To arrange a tour or discuss wedding details with the Sedona Rouge Hotel & Spa please call 928-340-5315.

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A Hawaiian Journey in Sedona

This blog post contributed by Heather Hermen.

Ever heard of Lomi Lomi? I hadn’t either. When I read the description of the Lomi Lomi treatment at The Spa at Sedona Rouge I was intrigued. I didn’t ask a lot of questions because I wanted to just go with the flow and let Kelly, my therapist, talk me through what I was about to experience.

Just a little background she provided for me; Lomi Lomi is a Hawaiian form of massage and that comes from their philosophy, Huna. The essence of Huna is that everything seeks harmony and love. So, the Lomi Lomi treatment is all about balance with love and energy and fluid movements. Kelly incorporated her breathing with the flow of the ocean and her movements went with the ocean as well.

Kelly urged me to clear my mind of all thought and just picture floating and really move with the fluidity of her movements and what I pictured in my mind as the ocean’s movements. She then told me there would be a lot of oil because she needed her movements to really glide over my body.

This treatment is not one for the average Spa goer who wants deep body work and release of tension in certain spots, but rather, the Spa goer who wants to let go and really feel the power of movement, balance and essentially- love. Kelly is a gifted therapist and really knows how to connect what she is doing with the person she is working on. The Lomi Lomi is certainly one of her talents. This treatment helped me clear my mind more than I ever have while being worked on and the fluid movements were some of the most peaceful I have ever enjoyed.

If harmony, love and balance is something you are looking for, why not try a little Lomi Lomi?

For more information about The Spa at Sedona Rouge please click here.

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Engaged?

Are you recently engaged and looking for the perfect spot in the heart of Sedona for a ceremony and reception? Look no further than the Sedona Rouge Hotel & Spa. Whether you are searching for a small location for a handful of your closest friends and family, or a rooftop location with a view of Thunder Mountain, we have the spot for your special day.

The Andalusia Ballroom offers plenty of natural light with floor to ceiling windows. The neutral warm tones of our bamboo floors will enhance your elegant Wedding reception décor. Celebrate the beginning of your marriage in style and dance the night away. Our Ballroom can accommodate parties from 20 to 150, depending on your needs.

The Alhambra Courtyard- our spectacular new venue is set at the base of Thunder Mountain.  Enter this private oasis through iron gates, encircled by warm Sedona red walls decorated with Mediterranean tiles and ironwork.  This is the perfect setting for a Wedding Ceremony, Cocktail Reception or Banquet Event.

The Rooftop Terrace offers breathtaking views of Sedona’s Red Rocks providing the perfect setting to gather and enjoy all that Sedona has to offer. Imagine sharing a Sedona sunset with your family and friends as you celebrate your rehearsal dinner or cocktail reception that can accommodate parties up to 100, depending on your needs.

The Column Garden offers an intimate, romantic setting perfect for your Wedding Ceremony and features imported Balinese sandstone columns set around a flagstone terrace, surrounded by manicured lawn. Can accommodate seating up to 120 guests.

Let us help you plan an event that will remain in your memories forever, something to cherish along with your loved one.

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