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In a sign that the Total Wellness Retreat created as a program of the Heart of the Rockies Medical Center at Mt. Princeton Hot Springs, is gaining national attention, the program has been named to the “9 Adventurous Wellness Retreats” “Go list” by The HRRMC Total Wellness Retreat is an all-inclusive, lifestyle-change program designed to spur a lifestyle change for better health.

“Wellness retreats are all about treating your body and mind right,” writes Megan Michelson in “The Go List” on Outside magazine’s online site. “You’ll exercise, eat well, enjoy plenty of fresh air, and disconnect from your devices…That’s why we rounded up some of the best adventure-oriented retreats across North America and beyond.”

The HRRMC Total Wellness Retreat spans five days and four nights. Led by medical providers and staff from Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center, the program is designed to encourage healthy lifestyles and help attendees chart a course that has them in charge of their own health.

According to HRRMC Director of Marketing and Public Relations Marji Ackermann, the retreat offers educational sessions on topics such as stress management and includes daily meditation, group counseling, tai chi, hiking and a healthy cooking class. Participants have access to the pools, spa services, mountain bike rentals and fitness classes. Blood work is taken at the beginning of the session and participants can opt for a full cardiovascular screening on the final day. Upcoming retreats are scheduled for March 31 – April 4 and Nov. 3 – 7.

In addition to the all-inclusive program, single-day options are also available. For more information about the daily schedule and cost, call (719) 530-2057 or visit ,then click on the Total Wellness Retreat button on the home page.