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5 Wellness Retreats for Spring Cleaning the Soul

As spring ushers in a time of renewal and rejuvenation, Drift Travel Magazine presents “6 Wellness Retreats for Spring Cleaning the Soul,” a curated guide to transformative getaways. This collection highlights unique wellness retreats across the globe, designed to refresh both mind and body. From the serene landscapes of the Ozark Mountains to the vibrant energy of Riviera Maya, each retreat offers a blend of activities aimed at fostering wellness and spiritual renewal. For those seeking to reset and rejuvenate this spring, these handpicked destinations provide the perfect backdrop for a soulful spring cleaning.

Great Outdoors at Big Cedar Lodge | Ridgedale, MO

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Embark on a rejuvenating journey in the Ozark Mountains at Big Cedar Lodge’s first-ever Spring Wellness Retreat from April 18–21, 2024. Guests will be invited to unwind, reconnect with nature, and revitalize their minds and bodies throughout a four-day immersive and rejuvenating itinerary. Participants will begin their wellness journey with a welcome reception, where they will receive a custom leather journal to set intentions for the weekend, followed by nutritious meals at the historic Worman House, candlelit yoga, sunrise yoga overlooking Table Rock Lake, creative writing sessions, sound bath and meditation, mobility classes, skincare classes led by Luksus Owner Dr. Lili Fan, essential oils and tea blending workshops, a lake cruise and nature walk, and so much more. Day two on the journey will be spent at the nearby Finley Farms, where guests will participate in a Honey health workshop with beekeeper Hanna Price, a farm tour followed by a foraging and cooking class, an indigo dyes workshop, and more.

THE WELL at Chileno Bay | Los Cabos, MX

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From April 4-7, Visiting Master Ashley Ray will lead guests at Chileno Bay Resort & Residences through a transformative weekend of healing. Ray is an energetic bodyworker and the visionary behind G.O.D Collective in Todos Santos, Mexico. She is known to be a changemaker when it comes to redefining the way the wellness industry gives people access to true healing that encompasses the mind, body and soul. Ashley has been offering Somatic Facial Experiences™ for over a decade which includes a personalized reading of the auric energy field. Guest participating in her wellness weekend series can embark on journeys including an Earth Embodiment Healing session, Somatic Facials and Auric Readings, and an Earth Embodiment Journey with sound therapy, botanicals and essential oils, group and private readings, and more.

Geographic Expeditions (GeoEx) | Shikoku, Japan

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Experience the Riverside Soak at Hotel Iya Onsen during GeoEx’s Journey Through Ancient Japan itinerary exploring Shikoku and Kyoto, Japan, with 2025 trip dates occurring March 24-April 4 and April 7-18. Winding inland through the lesser-traveled region of Shikoku Island, travelers will reach the isolated, mountainous region of Iya Valley and board a cable car that descends a steep, forest-blanketed gorge to natural hot spring baths built along the river’s edge.

Etéreo, Auberge Resorts Collection | Riviera Maya, Mexico

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Riviera Maya with Ahanā Yoga (May 2-5) 

Push the boundaries of your yoga practice with a nature-inspired retreat as you embrace intuitive wellbeing and renewal this summer. Gather for a three-day yoga immersion amidst the stunning backdrop of Riviera Maya: an exclusive collaboration with renowned international yoga instructor Dawn B. of Miami’s Ahanā Yoga. Enjoy daily yoga sessions that blend the formal, breath-based essence of Ashtanga yoga with her signature creative sequencing and expressionist style of Ahanā Yoga, plus exclusive wellness rituals that integrate the sacred sensibilities of Mayan wellbeing, customized menus featuring nourishing ingredients at our acclaimed oceanfront dining venues, and much more.

Susurros del Corazón, Auberge Resorts Collection | Punta de Mita, Mexico 

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Visiting Masters: Manjit Devgun (May 16-20)

A master of the discipline of self-awareness and mind-body connection, 

Manjit Devgun is a renowned mind coach, hypnotherapist, energy, and QiGong practitioner. For the last 5 years, she has found that her clients have benefited from a more personalized and integrated approach to breaking through negative patterns and manifesting goals. Retreat to Susurros for powerful group sessions like release burning ceremony, mindful manifestation sessions, hypnotic sound healing, and private sessions including palm reading, self-hypnosis, and sound healing with Sekhem energy.

Core Club Retreat with Pilates by Amanda (May 24-27)

Discover your strength and renew your mind before the vibrancy of summer with Los Angeles-based pilates instructor, 

Amanda Kassar. Join Susurros on Punta Mita’s jungled coastline for a captivating wellness weekend of intentional revitalization and movement. Enjoy exclusive low-intensity body sculpting workout classes led by Amanda, spiritually healing and culturally rich Susurros experiences, and nourishing meals prepared with local ingredients by the expert culinary team.