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An Introduction to Self-Care

By Kate Hannon | September 14, 2018
Introduction to Self-Care

Scroll through social media and there’s a good chance you’ll see someone pampering themselves in the name of self-care. So what exactly is self-care? Is it an indulgence or a necessity?

Why a Wellness Retreat is the Ideal Choice for Holiday Travel

By Skyterra Wellness | September 11, 2018
Christmas Wellness Retreat

Updated for 2018! Learn how a Thanksgiving or Christmas wellness retreat can be the perfect option for your holiday travel.

Guest Spotlight: Margie

By Skyterra Wellness | August 21, 2018
Guest Spotlight

Margie is a five-time Skyterra guest. That means we’ve had the honor and privilege of watching her progress along an incredible path of wellness, resilience, and undeniable inner strength. Hear her story in her own words.

Skyterra Named Best Health & Wellness Resort by USA TODAY

By Skyterra Wellness | August 17, 2018
Best Health & Wellness Resort in the country

We are pleased to announce that Skyterra Wellness has earned the title of Best Health & Wellness Resort in the country in USA TODAY’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards. We’re celebrating with a giveaway – here’s your chance to win a free one-week stay! Find out what the buzz is about.

7 Dimensions of Wellness Self-Assessment

By Skyterra Wellness | July 8, 2018
Dimensions of Wellness

Wellness is multifaceted and multi-dimensional. It’s more than just diet, exercise, and whether or not you’re sick. Here’s a handy set of quizzes to help you self-assess the areas of wellness in your own life.

Your Body on Breathwork

By Skyterra Wellness | June 14, 2018
What is breathwork?

Breathwork is a daily practice here at the retreat, and for good reason: connecting with your breath is a powerful and easily accessible way to boost physical and mental health. So what is breathwork, why do we do it, and how can you get started at home?

Weighing the Costs: Destination Vacation vs. Wellness Retreat

By Skyterra Wellness | June 12, 2018

Updated for 2018! We believe that our retreat represents one of the best values in wellness travel today. Here’s a cost comparison between everything that is included in our rates, and how much you could expect to spend on similar accommodations, services, and activities if you purchased them one by one.

All About Fascia: Keeping Your Connective Tissue Healthy

By Amber Shadwick | May 17, 2018
All About Fascia

Have you ever had pain or discomfort you couldn’t identify, or lingering tightness and tension that you just couldn’t shake? Have you ever wondered why techniques like foam rolling can “hurt so good,” or why a massage can trigger an intense emotional reaction? The answer lies in understanding fascia – the thin sheath of fibrous connective tissue that surrounds every muscle, bone, nerve, artery, and organ in the body.

What Sitting Does To Your Body – And How You Can Fix It

By Jeff Ford | April 20, 2018
Undo the damage of sitting

You know that sitting is bad for you – but what exactly is it doing to your body, and how can you undo the damage? Jeff Ford breaks it down and suggests a quick mobility routine for your desk breaks.

Is a Wellness Retreat Worth It?

By Skyterra Wellness | March 19, 2018
Is A Wellness Retreat Worth it?

Most people like the idea of a wellness retreat. After all, what’s not to like about putting life on hold to focus on your own well-being? Still, the time and money you spend on yourself should be a good investment. Is a wellness retreat worth it?