with Ali Matt
- May 22-24, 2024 -
It is so easy to get bogged down and burned out by everyday life. Sometimes we all just need to hit the pause button and take a few days to reset and recharge. Get the break you deserve. Let unspoiled nature and restorative yoga invigorate your mind, body, and soul on this three-day, two-night retreat led by renowned yoga instructor, Ali Matt.
In addition to great yoga, get ready for a day of adventure with a professionally guided Grand Canyon hike led by Grand Canyon Adventures. Sleep and relax in Backland's fully climate-controlled luxury tents with panoramic glass providing views of the surrounding mountains, forest, and meadows. Dine in our glass-walled restaurant and enjoy amenities like kayaking, hiking trails, guided stargazing, and more.
Optional early arrival to enjoy onsite amenities. (Note: Rooms may not be available until 3:00)
Check-In: The official start of the retreat where guests can settle into their luxury tents.
Intro and Yoga: A welcoming session that includes yoga to alleviate travel fatigue and promote relaxation.
Dinner: A communal meal to get to know other participants and enjoy Backland’s culinary offerings.
Campfire and Guided Stargazing: An evening activity to connect with nature and fellow retreat-goers.
Depart for Grand Canyon with Grand Canyon Adventures.
Enjoy an invigorating guided hike among the breathtaking landscape of the Grand Canyon, with sack lunches provided.
Depart for Backland. Snacks provided in tour van.
Cool Down and Recovery Yoga session.
Unstructured time to relax or engage in site activities.
Evening Social: Light Refreshments, sweets and soft beverages provided.
Morning Yoga: A session aimed at revitalizing the body and mind prior to your return home
Breakfast: The last meal of the retreat, allowing for final connections and reflections.
Check-out and farewell. Box lunches available to order for your journey home.
Ali has been drawn to movement from an early age. She discovered yoga in her late teens and has immersed herself in the practice ever since. Ali is a registered 500-EYRT yoga teacher and Mobility Specialist based in Portland, Oregon with over a decade of teaching experience. She has had the privilege to study under several inspirational yoga teachers and movement practitioners. Ali runs her own 200-hour teacher training in Portland and offers both online and in-person classes. She is a creative thinker in the field of movement and incorporates several different styles and movement modalities into her teaching. Her hope is to help her students create more inquiry in their practice and freedom in their movement. Learn more at www.alimattyoga.com.
Included in the price of the retreat:
Luxury tented lodging at Backland
Chef-curated meals prioritizing local and seasonal ingredients
Yoga Instruction by Ali Matt
Guided Grand Canyon Hike and transportation to Grand Canyon from Backland
Onsite Amenities (Kayaking, telescopes, nature trails, bird watching, games, campfire and more)
Travel Arrangements and transportation to Backland
Day pack for hiking to carry sack lunches and water
Reusable water bottles or hydration packs with at least 2.5 liters total capacity
Yoga Mat (If it is difficult to travel with your mat let us know. We have a limited number available)
Available at an additional cost:
Box lunch on departure day
Lodging is provided in Backland's luxury glamping tents.
The tents are fully climate-controlled and feature ensuite baths, panoramic glass windows, and skylights. For more details see our
For a more economical trip participants can share a tent with friends if they book and pay as a group. See the table below for a breakdown of the sleeping accommodations and key feature differences of each tent type.
Queen Sofa Bed
16' Skylight Over Bed
Max # Pers
Rec # Pers
Grand Sky Suite
The pricing below reflects per-person pricing based on either single, double or tripple+ occupancy
Grand Sky Suite
You can join us by clicking on the link below and clicking on "May 22-24 Grand Canyon Hike and Yoga Retreat" and then selecting your desired tent type.
Note: The reduced double and triple+ occupancy per-person rates will not be fully reflected until the final checkout page.
Questions? Call us at 928-288-5441 and we will be happy to assist!