Experience transformational workshops, healing treatments, meditation and true relaxation at one of America’s most iconic and soulful wellness spas, in the desert surrounding the Catalina Mountains. Founded in 1995, Miraval Arizona set the standard for health, fitness, balance and discovery in a luxury setting. Here, you can pursue your own health goals while also seeking peace and renewal through our beloved annual program hosted by spiritual coach and Omega Institute co-founder Elizabeth Lesser, who will lead daily sessions focused on processing—and growing from—the challenges of this past year.

The health and safety of our travelers is our number-one priority. We are committed to upholding the highest safety standards, while providing world-class hospitality and a seamless travel experience. We are in close contact with all of our partners to ensure that they are committed to the health and comfort of our travelers by practicing enhanced disinfecting procedures, respecting social distancing and testing guidelines, and remaining as low-contact as possible. For more information and questions about specific protocols that have been put into place to make your trip as safe as possible, as well as border entry/exit requirements, please reach out to our team at insiderjourneys@indagare.com.

What to Expect

Itinerary highlights include:

  • Over five days at Miraval Arizona, work towards peace and healing through daily sessions with Omega Institute co-founder and spiritual coach Elizabeth Lesser. Together with your fellow travelers and Indagare Founder Melissa Biggs Bradley, you will explore “The Four Landscapes of the Seeker’s Journey”—taking care of the body at Miraval’s spa and hiking trails; the mind, by practicing guided meditations and reflections; the heart, through workshops and conversations designed to deepen compassion, forgiveness and gratitude; and the soul, with experiences that facilitate tapping into our wisest and most courageous selves.
  • Reset and reenergize with a $700 resort credit, per person, to be used towards any of Miraval’s spa and wellness treatments and specialty programming, including such experiences as: equine therapy and training, painting and photography, plant-based cooking and mixology classes, aerial yoga, personal training, chakra and crystal energy healing, floating meditation, ropes course challenges and much more.
  • Pursue your own goals and interests with complimentary access to all of Miraval Arizona’s daily scheduled group activities, including fitness classes, guided hiking, yoga and meditation classes and health and wellness lectures with Miraval Specialists.
  • Enjoy daily complimentary access to Miraval Arizona’s Life in Balance Spa facilities and Body Mindfulness Center.
  • Connect with fellow travelers who share your interests and passions over outdoor adventure activities and delicious and healthy group meals.
  • Worry less, experience more: Indagare’s expert Insider Journeys team will help you navigate a safe and responsible travel experience—and plan custom trip extensions. Plus: you’ll have complimentary 24/7 access to the emergency medical, security and evacuation services of Global Rescue, while on the ground.

Please note that elements of the itinerary may change. Contact our team at insiderjourneys@indagare.com to inquire about recreating a version of this trip for your small group or private experience, over dates of your choosing.

  • When
    January 30 - February 3, 2022
  • Length
    5 days / 4 nights
  • Type of Traveler
    Soul Searchers , Adventurers , Intellectuals

This Journey's Host

Elizabeth Lesser is a beloved repeat Insider Journey host, a bestselling author and the co-founder of the Omega Institute, the renowned conference and retreat center located in Rhinebeck, New York. Elizabeth’s first book, The Seeker’s Guide, chronicles her years at Omega and distills lessons learned into a potent guide for growth and healing. Her New York Times bestselling book, Broken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow, has sold almost 500,000 copies and has been translated into 20 languages. Her third book, Marrow: Love, Loss & What Matters Most, chronicles the journey Elizabeth and her younger sister went through when Elizabeth was the donor for her sister’s bone marrow transplant. Her newest book Cassandra Speaks: When Women are the Storytellers, the Human Story Changes empowers women to trust their instincts, find their voice, and tell new guiding stories. Elizabeth co-founded the Omega Institute in 1977. Since then, it has been at the forefront of holistic education, offering workshops and trainings in: integrative medicine, prevention, nutrition, and the mind/body connection; meditation and yoga; cross-cultural arts and creativity; ecumenical spirituality; and social change movements like women’s empowerment and environmental sustainability. A student of the Sufi master Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan for many years, Elizabeth has also studied with spiritual teachers, healers, psychologists, and philosophers from other traditions.

Curious to receive the full itinerary and join the trip? Contact us and find out more.

Trip Details

In preparation for the journey, members will also receive a comprehensive departure package that includes an itinerary, packing list, accommodations overview and other important information.

  • When
    January 30 - February 3, 2022
  • Length
    5 days / 4 nights
  • Host
    Elizabeth Lesser & Melissa Biggs Bradley


  • Four nights’ accommodations at Miraval Arizona in a Dreamcatcher Room. Indagare can arrange higher category accommodation upgrades, subject to availability.
  • Daily sessions with author, spiritual guide and co-founder of the Omega Institute Elizabeth Lesser
  • $700 resort credit that can be applied to spa treatments, private experiences and specialty scheduled programs
  • Access to all complimentary Miraval Arizona scheduled programming for the duration of your stay
  • Daily access to the Miraval Life in Balance Spa facilities and Body Mindfulness Center
  • Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Group airport arrival and departure transfers
  • Expert guides and drivers, as indicated in the itinerary, including the 24/7 support of Indagare’s partners on the ground
  • 24/7 access to Global Rescue emergency medical, security and evacuation services for the duration of the trip


  • Transportation to and from Arizona
  • Transfers outside of group arrivals and departures
  • Meals not specified and beverages other than those included in the meals
  • Optional/specialty activities and personal items and expenses
  • External gratuities (please note that Miraval Arizona is a no-tipping property)
  • Covid testing fees and trip insurance (highly recommended—please let us know if you would like to see quotes)
  • Liability for change in itinerary due to reasons beyond our control (change in flights, cancellations, political disturbances, natural phenomena)
Curious to receive the full itinerary and join the trip? Contact us and find out more.

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