Sunday, September 19, 2010

September is Yoga Month -- 2 More Weeks to Enjoy Yoga Deals

Ease into fall with a deep relaxing breath and a good stretch during National Yoga Month. If you’re looking to jazz up your downward dog while you take a long-needed vacation (yes, the kids are back at school), many hotels across the country are offering free or low-cost yoga classes.

Loews Miami Beach Hotel: Where better to feel truly relaxed than on the beach accompanied by the sound of crashing waves? Loews Miami Beach Hotel offers guests daily complimentary beach yoga classes at 8:30 am (except Wednesday). Let the gorgeous palm trees on the hotel's outdoor promenade and on the beach inspire your tree pose. 1601 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139; 305-604-1601;

Hotel Palomar Chicago and Hotel Palomar Atlanta: Kimpton’s trendy Hotel Palomar in Chicago and Atlanta invite guests to escape the hustle and bustle of both cities and enjoy a yoga session in the comfort of their rooms. The front desks have complimentary yoga baskets which include a personal mat. Guests can then turn on Hotel Palomar’s in-room yoga program on their televisions and begin a Vinyasa session.

Chicago- 505 North State Street, Chicago, IL 60654; 877-731-0505; Atlanta- 866 West Peachtree Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30308; 866-945-6285;

Renaissance Vinoy Resort and Golf Club: After a day exploring the best of St. Petersburg (see our recommendations: http://www.travelandfoodnotes.com/2010/08/tampa-bay-rays-florida-fancation-in.html), make sure to stay at the beautiful Renaissance Vinoy, a member of Historic Hotels of America as well as a AAA Four-Diamond resort. Channel your inner zen at any of the complimentary yoga classes for guests.

501 5th Avenue NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701; 727-894-1000;

Royal Hideaway Playacar: Throw off your sombrero from the night before and head outdoors for poolside yoga classes when staying at this adults-only resort in Riviera Maya. The classes start at 8 am multiple times a week and run for an hour. Classes are included in the all-inclusive rate at this Leading Hotel of the World property. Lote Hotelero #6 Fracc, Playacar Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo C.P. 77710, Mexico; 1-800-999-9182;

The Liaison Capitol Hill: This boutique Affinia property in our nation’s capital offers complimentary yoga classes from 7:30am-8:30am daily by the hotel’s rooftop pool. The Vinyasa-based class is designed for yogis and yoginis of all levels. Towels, yoga mats, and bottled water are also complimentary for all participants. Pre-registration is required and can be done at the front desk. The program will be offered through September 26th.

415 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001; 202-638-1616;

If you can’t get away during the month, you’re still in luck. Search for yoga month events in your local area here http://www.yogamonth.org/fwfiles/EventSearch.php.

1 comment:

  1. The Valentin Imperial Maya in Cancun has a fantastic yoga package. What's better than yoga in the morning on the beach?

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