A Guide to Vortex Hunting in Sedona

Sedona has long been regarded as a spiritual power center. This place is considered sacred because of its mystical vortex locations, which some people believe have the power to heal. If you’re interested in undergoing a positively enlightening experience, then you should head to one of Sedona’s many famous vortex locations. Check out the sites listed below, or book a guided tour.

What is a Vortex?

When we hear the word ‘vortex’, many of us might think of whirlwinds, tornadoes, or water going down a drain. However, a vortex can be made up of anything that flows, including energy. Sedona vortexes are thought to be swirling centers of intense energy coming out of the surface of the earth. They are believed to be good for healing, meditation and self-exploration. Many feel inspired, recharged or uplifted after visiting a vortex.  

Best Known Sedona Vortexes

Although all of Sedona is considered to be a vortex, there are specific sites where the earth seems especially alive with energy. Each vortex radiates its own particular energy. Listed below are some of Sedona’s most well-know vortex sites.

Red Rock Crossing/Cathedral Rock Vortex

The strongest energy is where the creek is closest to Cathedral Rock. The energy at this vortex strengthens the feminine side.

Boynton Canyon Vortex

The energy at this vortex strengthens the masculine/feminine or yin/yang balance. Make sure to notice the twisted Juniper trees all around this trail, since they’re believed to respond to vortex energy in a physical way that reveals where the energy is strongest.

Bell Rock Vortex

The energy at this vortex is very powerful and strengthens all three parts: the masculine side, the feminine side, and the balance.