Weekend Outdoor Fitness Retreat to Mother Nature’s Gym

Featuring Melanie Webb

Author of Adventures in Mother Nature’s Gym


February 7 – 9, 2020

Red Mountain Resort, St. George, Utah


Join a weekend winter retreat with author Melanie Webb for her first Weekend Outdoor Fitness Retreat to Mother Nature’s Gym. The award winning Red Mountain Resort near sunny St. George, Utah will host this special 1.5 day/2 night outdoor fitness retreat. If you have an interest in enhancing your own personal fitness and connection to the natural world then this is a spa vacation for you!

Winter is an ideal time to slow down and tune in to our own biorythms. First you’ll be guided through daily core and stretching workouts. Then you’ll bike and hike as you explore the beauty of your Mojave Desert surroundings. You’ll eat delicious, nutritious food. Finally, you’ll join other active travelers in daily rituals around the fire, under the Milky Way Galaxy, and with music and dancing. Above all, you’ll tap into the restorative, nurturing energy of Desert Mind that Melanie explores in her book Adventures in Mother Nature’s Gym. Outdoor Fitness Retreat

Give yourself the gift of a few days immersed in the natural beauty of the redrock desert. Mother Nature’s love, support, solitude, and awe is waiting for you. And we look forward to retreating with you!



Desert Mind Retreat to Mother Nature's Gym
Photo courtesy of Red Mountain Resort
    • Welcome gift: signed copy of Adventures in Mother Nature’s Gym + more
    • Guided fitness and adventure programming
    • Saturday picnic lunch and restaurant dinner
    • Friday night S’mores & Stars welcome gathering
    • Saturday night Mojave Rhythms, Drum Circle Tribal Gathering
    • Red Mountain Resort amenities including indoor and seasonal outdoor pools, walking trails, strength and conditioning rooms




Desert Mind Retreat to Mother Nature's Gym at Red Mountain Resort
Photo courtesy of Red Mountain Resort
    • Accommodation, including tax and service charges
    • Saturday and Sunday morning breakfasts
    • Red Mountain Resort and Sagestone Spa & Salon services



To view the daily itinerary, scroll to the bottom of this page.



Registering for the Melanie Webb Outdoor Fitness Retreat retreat requires two transactions:

  1. Register for the retreat at our secure Eventbrite page: https://bit.ly/2qaQy40 
  2. Cost: $925.00/person.
  3. Reserve your room by calling Red Mountain Resort at 877-246-4453. Mention Melanie Webb Outdoor Fitness to receive the discounted rate of $156/room/night + 12.32% tax. A minimum of two nights stay is required. Available rooms include one King/Queen or two doubles. So call today, space is limited!

Red Mountain Resort Reservations: Call Toll Free 877-246-4453 


About Melanie Webb – Author, Adventures in Mother Nature’s Gym

Melanie Webb, Author and Wellness Leader
Melanie Webb, founder of Sol Fitness Adventures and private wellness retreat label WebbWell.

DEPARTURES Magazine calls Melanie Webb “The person to call for guided travel in Utah’s National Parks” for good reason. The founder of Sol Fitness Adventures and luxury wellness retreat label WebbWell, Melanie is recognized as a leader in the adventure travel industry and an innovator in outdoor fitness retreats. Her work is at the cutting edge, paving the way for others to discover that fitness is more than just a gym workout—it’s a way of life.

With her book series Adventures in Mother Nature’s Gym, Melanie has created the definite guide to helping others reclaim the instinctive, wild, and essential aspect of the human experience through outdoor adventure. She lives in Park City, Utah.


Hourly Schedule

Friday, November 8

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Welcome Ceremony
We'll look forward to welcoming you to the Lava Field Fire Pit for an evening of desert sights, smells, and sounds. Melanie Webb kicks off this special Desert Mind Retreat with a fireside party.

Saturday, November 9

6:30 AM - 7:25 AM
Circuit City Morning Workout in Studio 2
This circuit workout conditions the major muscle groups, heart and lungs included. All fitness levels welcome.
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
A la carte (on your own)
9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Bike/Hike/Desert Mind Workshop
You'll get your Desert Mind on with a short but spectacular bike ride into nearby Snow Canyon State Park. Hike deep into the towering red rock cliffs, where you'll be guided on a journey to quiet the mind and restore peace and serenity. Picnic lunch included.
2:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Free Time
Book a treatment at Sagestone Spa, take a nap, catch up with friends or simply lie in a hammock as you consider your place in the universe. Enjoy!
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Red Mountain Resort hosts us for a fun group dinner in the restaurant with a menu to satisfy today's most popular diets.
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Mojave Rhythms Drum Circle
This tribal gathering under the night sky will leave you seeing stars, literally. You'll dance, drum, and chase the blues away with this joyful musical ritual.

Sunday, November 10

6:30 AM - 7:25 AM
Stretch and Stabilize Workout in Studio 2
Prepare for a relaxing morning workout that will leave you feeling even better - and taller - than when you arrived. Melanie delivers a mash-up of mat-based disciplines including floor Pilates, yoga, qigong, and more. All fitness levels welcome.
7:30 AM - 8:45 AM
Closing Ceremonies: Mojave Mindfulness
We're not done yet! Complete your Desert Mind Retreat with a walk through the lava flow labyrinth. Not to be confused with David Bowie's fantastical 1980's thriller, this ages-old walking meditation is an ancient form of pilgrimage and repentance. Take a moment to reflect on the love, support, and solitude you've nurtured on this Desert Mind Retreat to Mother Nature.


Feb 07 - 09 2020


8:00 pm - 8:45 am


Red Mountain Resort, Ivins, Utah

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