Refresh and Rejuvenate in Vermont’s Green Mountains
Take a deep breath in the Green Mountains and you’re bound to feel rejuvenated just by the fresh air and sweet smells of nature. Vermont is a hub for holistic adventure and wellness, often topping the charts as one of the healthiest and happiest states in the US. It’s no wonder there are a plethora of wellness programs, activities, events and resources available to visitors at Vermont ski resorts. From nature hikes and mountain top yoga to organic spa treatments and local cooking demonstrations, Vermont serves as a healthy escape for individuals, couples, and families that are looking to recharge this summer.
Jay Peak Resort
Big city spas focus on the aesthetic: a little pull, a big lift, a glossy makeover. At Jay Peak’s Taiga Spa, the focus is on looking and feeling better. It might mean facials, manicures and pedicures, but it will almost definitely include the hands-on massage treatment that cures the little reminders of your day’s adventures. Jay Peak is an active place for active families, and Taiga Spa is an oasis of calm within it. So come here, get bumped and bruised having fun, then let us give your body a reset.
The Killington Grand Spa features a full menu of services, including massages, facials, nail services and body treatments. Guests may also enjoy a fully equipped fitness center, sauna and steam room. Our specialties include several custom signature treatments - after all, what's a visit to Vermont without maple sugar? The Killington Grand Spa is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. For more information or to make a reservation, call the Grand Spa at 802-422-1050.
Mount Snow Resort
From mountain air meandering to summer’s sweetest botanicals, Mount Snow’s Naturespa looks to wrap every body with peace, beauty and balance. Naturalists lead guided woodland treks daily in addition to yoga, spa day retreats, and a host of clinics ranging from sketching to foraging. Decadent holistic spa specialties and herbal therapy for both mind and body derive power and peace from local Green Mountain flora. From massages to fitness classes, summer energy awaits with seasonal treatments, sundrenched hikes and more that can only be found during this special time of year.
Okemo Mountain Resort
Okemo’s source for relaxation and rejuvenation is the Spring House, a two-level, 18,000-square-foot fitness and aquatic center featuring a sauna, hot tub and a recreational swimming pool equipped to accommodate family water fun and designated lap swimming times. The Studio offers Zumba, Yoga and Total Body Fitness classes. There is a fully equipped fitness room and even a racquetball court. Spa services including Swedish and deep tissue massage or hot stone therapy are available. Also popular are facials and body scrubs including a unique maple and brown sugar foaming scrub that leaves skin glowing with a relaxing scent reminiscent of Vermont. Call (802) 228-1419.
The Quechee Club
The Quechee Club is a lifestyle club-community that focuses on holistic, balanced living for club members and guests. With more than 5,000 access of wilderness trails, a health & fitness center, massage services, racquet sports facilities, indoor/outdoor pool and Lake Pinneo complete with Paddleboard Yoga and water sports rentals. Quechee Lakes is a four-season community that makes living and active lifestyle easy and attainable.
Guests may enjoy summer seasonal programs like Yoga for golfers, fitness classes, guided off-campus kayak and hiking trips let by our team of recreation professionals or stay close to the Club by mountain biking through our single track groomed trails. For more information about The Quechee Club please call (802) 25-9356 or visit www.quecheeclub.com
Smugglers’ Notch Resort
New health and wellness offerings at Smugglers’ Notch Resort deliver relaxation and wellness. Classes include a meditation class that introduces techniques to encourage stress release, and yoga focusing at a beginner level on poses to ease pain and stiffness for those ages 50 and older. In addition to returning favorites like the wild edible and medicinal herb walk, an herbalist from Vermont’s Horsetail Herbs hosts three new classes: the Cocoa-licious Facial with cocoa based ingredients; creating delicious beverage blends in Exotic Spices, Teas & Coffees; and Herbal Bath and Body Works, with take-home how-to's and in-class creation of bath salts, sugar scrub, body wash and sunscreen. www.smuggs.com/skivts; 855-581-5906
Stowe Mountain Lodge
Whether an experienced yogi or new to the sport, an outdoor yoga session at Stowe Mountain Lodge is for everyone, including families. Join us for ‘Stowega’ with our experienced guides who will take guests on a hike to beautiful spots around the Stowe Mountain Resort area to conduct an outdoor yoga class surrounded by waterfalls, the woods, mountain vistas and more. It’s truly a one-of-a-kind Vermont experience. Private sessions for individuals and groups can also be arranged.
Stratton Mountain Resort
Is there any better place to practice Mountain Pose than on Southern Vermont’s tallest peak? Take your yoga practice outside with spring and summer yoga classes at both mid-mountain and on the summit. Indoor yoga classes, indoor cycling, personal training, massage therapy and more are available at the Stratton Training and Fitness Center all summer long. Relax and unwind at the Day Spa with their full menu of massages, facials and nail treatments. Taste the flavors of farm-to-table at Green Apron on the Golf Course serving lunch daily and special dinners throughout the summer.
The Sugarbush Health and Racquet Club is a fully-appointed year-round health and fitness facility offering indoor and outdoor pools and hot tubs, fitness center, indoor and outdoor tennis courts, squash, racquetball, rock gym, sauna and more. Massages are offered by appointment including Deep Tissue, Swedish, Relaxation, Reiki, Hot Stone, and Sports Recovery. The SHaRC also boasts a robust fitness class calendar with classes including yoga, spin, cardio, and much more.
Trapp Family Lodge
Whether you need quiet time to unwind or want to revitalize sore and tired muscles, we look forward to providing a relaxing and effective massage for you. Call the Fitness Center, (802) 253-5722 (between 7am-9pm). After 9pm call the Reception Desk, (802) 253-5742.
Woodstock Inn & Resort
Restore your mind and body and connect with nature through organic products and unique seasonal treatments that capture the essence of Vermont. One of the newest spas in New England, The Spa at the Woodstock Inn & Resort boasts a 10,000 square foot, LEED-certified facility featuring 10 treatment rooms, a spa boutique and locally sourced products. Embrace comfort and tranquility with natural light, fresh native flora and Vermont-inspired treatments reflecting the changing season. www.woodstockinn.com