Transform Mind, Body & Spirit in Colorado

As one of the most active and outdoorsy states in the nation, Colorado promotes personal wellness through outdoor adventures, relaxation, healing arts and more. Below is a sampling of health and wellness destinations, experiences and events throughout the state to get you feeling your very best.

By: Staff Writer
Updated: April 2, 2024

Active Clinics

IRIS Alpine

IRIS Alpine (an acronym for Inclusive Rock Ice Ski) empowers women, nonbinary and trans outdoors enthusiasts through mountain sports and offers a variety of clinics and programs in Ouray. Their ice-climbing programs utilize the world-class Ouray Ice Park to teach all skill levels how to ice climb efficiently and manage climbing systems. IRIS also offers rock-climbing clinics at coveted pitches around the state, and a variety of backcountry skiing and splitboarding courses, including intros and avalanche-safety clinics.

Carmichael Training Systems

Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs boasts some of the best endurance-training environments in the world. At 6,200 feet above sea level, it is high enough to benefit from altitude training but low enough that sea-level athletes can train effectively from day one. For a weekend or a week, participants of Carmichael Training Systems get the opportunity to eat, sleep and train like a full-time athlete, combining great bike rides with one-on-one instruction from professional coaches.

Woodward Camp in Copper Mountain

Copper Mountain
Woodward Camp is a year-round action-sport training camp inviting guests of all ages to engage in summer camps, winter camps, drop-in sessions, private lessons and more. During the summer, campers can choose dates that offer exclusive camps dedicated to snowboarding, skiing, skateboarding and more. In the winter, students can split their time between The Barn — an indoor facility equipped with Olympic trampolines, pump tracks, ramps and foam pits — and Woodward's award-winning outdoor terrain parks.  

Revitalizing Spa Retreats


Beaver Creek
Massage techniques at Exhale in Beaver Creek — everything from "flow" to "deep tissue" to even "slumber" — restore the body and promote wellness. Soothe stress and muscle tension with a mix of treatments, like hot-stone massage, a reflexology session, a facial and more. The fitness center encourages wellness through exercise with classes including kinesis, yoga, Pilates, outdoor programs and group fitness workouts.

Dryland Fitness & Spa

The Spa at Gravity Haus Vail is one component dedicated to recharging and replenishing guest’s vital energy for overall health and well-being. Relaxing massages, anti-aging facials, signature spa scrubs, wraps and a oxygen-inhalation therapy treatment for energy and concentration helps guests feel their best. A fitness center, yoga studio, plus medical and holistic services are also available for a wholesome experience in Vail.

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Healing Hot Springs

Strawberry Park Hot Springs

Steamboat Springs
The wilderness setting of Strawberry Park Hot Springs in Steamboat Springs highlights the rustic beauty of the Yampa Valley. Here, several hot pools of varying temperatures are fed by the natural spring water and the rushing Hot Spring Creek. Guests can enjoy a massage in private massage huts or a watsu therapy in the hot spring’s private pool. Several miles of trails surrounding the hot springs invite guests to snowshoe through National Forest lands.

Iron Mountain Hot Springs

Glenwood Springs
Nestled on the banks of the Colorado River, Iron Mountain Hot Springs in Glenwood Springs boasts 16 pure thermal mineral-water pools ranging from a soothing 98 to 108°F. From a kid-friendly elevated whirlpool to the Rejuvenation Station and Quiet Zone, pure relaxation awaits at this getaway with Rocky Mountain views. Watch the kids have a splash, or check out the adults-only WorldSpring to take a dip in the cold plunge, sip on brews or munch on a flatbread pizza from the Sopris Café.

Valley View Hot Springs

Villa Grove
With natural rock ponds, a chlorine-free swimming pool and a hydroelectric sauna, the Valley View Hot Springs offer a variety of soaking options in a diverse ecosystem rich with wildlife, birds, bats and plant life. Guests can choose to camp or choose from historic lodging options. For those looking to enhance their stay, massage therapists are located on-site in Villa Grove.

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Self-Awareness Through Yoga

Infinite Alignment Retreats

For those searching for their spiritual path, a cozy mountain getaway at Infinite Alignment in Evergreen allows for relaxing, reflection and renewal through a variety of retreat options that focus on integrating yoga, meditation and breathing work to stimulate the energy flow in the body. Guests have their choice of lodging both on and off site. Detox and cleanse food options can be added, and spa treatments along with healing therapies make for an all-around holistic stay. 

Shoshoni Yoga Retreat

Located at 8,500 feet in the mountains above Boulder, Shoshoni Yoga Retreat invites guests to participate in their yoga and meditation retreats. Guests can stay for one night, a weekend or more. Each day, two yoga and two meditation classes are offered and vegetarian meals are sourced from the organic gardens on the grounds. On their free time, visitors can relax in the sauna or hot tub and explore hiking trails and meditation shrines. To personalize the retreat, one-on-one classes may be scheduled.

True Nature Healing Arts Center

A healing sanctuary in the Roaring Fork Valley at the base of Mount Sopris, True Nature Healing Arts Center is a two-story building surrounded by a tranquil Peace Garden, with a reflexology path, labyrinth, fire circle with natural earthen couches and outdoor yoga spiral and spaces. Inside the center, visitors will find yoga classes and a kitchen that serves dairy-free, gluten-free, non-GMO meals that are always organic and designed to nourish deeply.

Health- & Wellness-Inspired Events


Bringing together individual businesses and services in September, WholeExpo in Durango, the Four Corners two-day showcase promotes holistic and ecological products, services and seminars that support health, harmony and spiritual awareness. Exhibitors include eco-friendly products, ayurvedic health, native spiritual counseling, spas and retreats, homeopathy, essential oils and much more.

Yoga on the Rocks

Where the Great Plains meet the Rocky Mountains, Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison is a geological phenomenon known for hosting incredible concerts. For summer Saturdays, guests are invited to bring their yoga mats to workout with hundreds of other yogis in the early morning at Yoga on the Rocks. Beginning at 7am, yoga instructors will lead the one-hour sessions. After the guided workout, guests can explore more of Red Rocks by hiking the surrounding trails or running the steps of the amphitheater. 

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