Yoga

The fundamental purpose of yoga is to foster harmony in the body, mind, and environment. Yoga professes a complete system of physical, mental, social, and spiritual development.

Trauma Yoga Therapy

Trauma Sensitive Yoga (TSY) is a form of hatha yoga designed to directly address symptoms associated with traumatic exposure by offering a gentle teaching approach and a safe environment to cultivate compassionate awareness of what is happening in one’s body in the present moment, recognize choice when relating to one’s body, and develop the ability to take effective action based on that knowledge.

Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness is a type of meditation in which you focus on being intensely aware of what you’re sensing and feeling in the moment, without interpretation or judgment. Practicing mindfulness involves breathing methods, guided imagery, and other practices to relax the body and mind and help reduce stress.

Steam Room and Dry Sauna

The sauna and steam rooms provide the relaxing experience you’ve been longing for. Relax your muscles and soothe your senses with the smell of eucalyptus. Our sauna offers a dry heat while the steam room tends to be a moist or humid heat.

Full Spa

Optional spa services include Hydrotherapy, Massage, Esthetics, Facials, Waxing, and manicure/Pedicure to name a few.

Drum Circles

Drum therapy is an ancient approach that uses rhythm to promote healing and self-expression. Therapeutic rhythm techniques have been used for thousands of years to create and maintain physical, mental, and spiritual health. Recent research indicates that drumming accelerates physical healing, boosts the immune system, produces feelings of well-being, and helps release emotional trauma.

Full Work Out Gym

Rising Ridge’s well-equipped fitness center includes state-of-the-art cardio equipment, free weights and universal machines to  to keep you on your workout regime or start a one while staying at Rising Ridge.

Hiking

Physical activity induces the release of endorphin (a powerful chemical in your brain) which energize your spirit, making you feel happy. What’s great is no matter the shape you’re in, you can even reap these benefits from a small hike.

Tai Chi

Tai Chi emphasizes breathing and movement that are both flowing and graceful. Though its primary action is in the movement and breathing, this must all be carried out with particular mental focus during Tai Chi. This is why Tai Chi has often been referred to as “meditation in motion.”

Rock Climbing

Rock climbing has had at least three studies to show that it positively impacts on the mental health of an individual; these studies show climbing improves symptoms of depression, regulates emotional disorders such as bipolar, and helps combat anxiety while increasing your self-confidence.

Winter Survival Training

Wilderness Survival  covers multiple fire lighting techniques, shelter building, campsite selection, clothing considerations, water purification, emergencies, essential carry items, keeping your sense of direction and more.  If you spend time in remote backcountry areas or would like to gain additional confidence and skills to handle an unexpected stay in the woods, then this is designed specifically for you.

Hot Springs

Hot springs are a rich source of sulfur and its healing benefits include treating skin irritations and infections and reduce Stress—Hot springs help your body relax, which benefits many aspects of your health, including sleeping patterns and nutrient assimilation.

Zen Reflection

Zen Reflection is informed by and incorporates the philosophy and practices of Zen Buddhism and that, like existentialism, is concerned with the unique meaning of the client’s life within the universal context, rather than with simple adjustment to or removal of symptoms.

Boating Excursions

Enjoy  time on a lake kayaking, paddle boarding, rafting, or pontoon boating on any of the many lakes near Rising Ridge.

Paddle Boarding

Paddle Boarding is a form of holistic experiential therapy for mind-body interventions, which is one of five domains in complementary and alternative healthcare and medical (CAM) practices, according to an article published in The International Journal of Health Sciences. Adjunct holistic modalities are used in conjunction with clinical evidence-based practices such as Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT).

Snow Shoeing

If you’re looking for a way to stay in shape even when the snow falls, snowshoeing is an excellent low-impact aerobic exercise. It lets you extend your hiking and running season and lets you enjoy solitude in areas that might be crowded in summer.

Fly Fishing

Being out in the wild and breathing fresh air can do wonders for your mental and physical health. Additionally, fly fishing “evens out” the melatonin levels in your brain to avoid making you feel tired or depressed.

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