As we usher in the new year, perhaps it is the perfect time to push pause on your busy schedule. To reset, recalibrate, rejuvenate and relax. With an abundance of wellness retreat options right here in Central Oregon, it’s easy to plan a wellness getaway close to home.

Juniper Preserve – Bend, Oregon

Just a short drive northeast of Bend sits the newly rebranded Juniper Preserve, by over 20,000 acres of federally protected juniper forest. Opened in 2007 (Pronghorn Resort), this resort offers an escape from the everyday close to home. With property amenities that include luxurious lodging, miles of trails for hiking and horseback riding, along with newly renovated pools, fitness facilities and even an on-site store offering locally sourced groceries and wellness products, this resort offers everything you will need to ensure a restful, rejuvenating and unforgettable retreat experience.

From wellness packages offered year round, to focused wellness and mindfulness retreats, Juniper Preserve offers something for everyone looking for a chance to relax and reset this new year. As part of Juniper Lodge, the onsite boutique hotel, wellness programs begin at the Juniper Spa with treatments rooted in ancient traditions. A wellness concierge is available to assist guests in planning a curated wellness experience.

Here are a few of the programs offered at Juniper Preserve:

●       Signature Wellness Retreats: Juniper Preserve hosts group wellness retreats four times a year and personally curated retreats through its on-site wellness concierge. The retreats are led by experts, immersing participants in nature with lessons on holistic living, including locally sourced meals designed for optimal nourishment, daily fitness and wellness classes, mindfulness experiences in the on-site lava cave and teepee and access to the spa.
●       Mindfulness Venues: Extending beyond the walls of a spa, relaxation is carried throughout the property with a mindfulness labyrinth for introspection, a plush teepee for yoga, meditation, breathwork and conversation, and a Spirit Island and Healing Cave, created by lava eons ago for more wellness experiences.
●       Weekly Wellness Programming: Guests can participate in the extensive wellness classes on-site scheduled weekly, including yoga, pilates, fitness and conditioning, mindful movement, transcendental breathwork, along with a variety of outdoor recreational activities like snowshoe tours.