Yoga meets Ayurveda in Sri Lanka
Want to experience vibrant, radiant health with long-lasting results? Join a yoga and Ayurveda retreat at the Barberyn Reef Ayurveda Resort in Sri Lanka on 21 April – 1 May 2013.
The retreat held at this beautiful location beside the ocean, combines yoga and Ayurveda with clear air and fresh food to inspire vibrant health and wellness. You can practise yoga, enjoy Ayurvedic treatments, learn lifestyle skills, dietary tips and holistic practices to bring about long-lasting lifestyle improvements.
Ayurveda is great for detoxification and rejuvenation; Vinyasa flow yoga, led by a renowned UK yoga teacher Mollie McClelland, is perfect for energising, purifying, and overall fitness. Experience the cleansing from within and your body vibrant and peaceful.
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The UK’s first Guerlain Spa
Edinburgh’s Caledonian Waldorf Astoria Hotel has opened the UK’s first Guerlain branded spa – an elegant city retreat offering indulgent and cutting edge treatments using the famous perfume house’s luxury products.
‘Transforming’ half and full day spa experiences include signature and personalised facial and body therapies, makeup sessions, reflexology, Chinese massage and aesthetic drainage. Spa facilities include three treatment rooms, sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi, swimming pool and state-of-the art 24-hour gym.
Gift packages include ‘Spa and Sparkle’ an indulgent spa and afternoon tea gift experience that includes full use of the exclusive spa and wellbeing facilities, an immaculate manicure by celebrity favourite Leighton Denny, and a Champagne afternoon tea in the hotel’s iconic Peacock Alley. The ‘Spa and Sparkle’ package costs £85 per person or £165.00 for two.
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Changes at LaSource Resort
LaSource Resort on the Caribbean island of Grenada has been sold and is being transformed into a luxury Sandals Resort – the 14th resort in the Jamaican-based company’s portfolio. Sandals Resorts Chairman, Gordon “Butch” Stewart acquired the property following discussions with the Government of Grenada and LaSource will be the brand’s first property in the Eastern Caribbean country.
Opening in December 2013, Sandals LaSource Grenada will consist of three villages; Pink Gin Village, Tahiti Village and Italian Village with a choice of 231 rooms, private cottages and bungalows including 75 butler suites. Other amenities will include nine restaurants, three pools and two river pools, meeting facilities, a state-of-the-art fitness centre and a full-service Red Lane® Spa.
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Pamper the man in your life
A selection of Aromatherapy Associates men’s treatments are now available in the Herb House Spa of Lime Wood, the stylish boutique country house hotel in the heart of the New Forest
The purpose built three-storey, ten treatment room destination spa, offers a wide range of treatments and luxury spa amenities including an indoor swimming pool opening onto the garden sun terrace, a rooftop herb garden with sun deck and meditation areas and a spacious Technogym.
The new Aromatherapy Associates treatments include The Refinery Facial – 60 mins, £90; Refinery Face and Body Treatment – 90 minutes, £125; Intense Muscle Release, an intensive massage that works deep into stiff, tight, aching muscles to release pain and tension - £60 minutes, £85 and Heavy Leg Reviver, a specialised massage to ease swollen legs and ankles to refresh and energise -30 minutes, £55.
To book visit www.limewoodhotel.co.uk
or call 023 8028 6999.
Art of Swimming
There’s still time to book one of Steven Shaw’s ‘Art of Swimming’ wellness programmes at Champneys in 2013.
Based on the Alexander Technique, the Shaw Method is an innovative approach to exercise that falls in line with the holistic ethos of Champneys: teaching greater awareness of body and mind, freedom of movement and prevention of strain and injury.
Working with each participant in the water, instruction is suited for all standards, looking to learn, improve and even perfect swimming techniques. Especially beneficial for confidence building, learning new strokes, improving performance, recovery from neck and back pain and enhancing the enjoyment of water.
The breaks are available at Champneys Henlow and Champneys Springs – all include full board accommodation and access to spa full facilities:
Learn to Swim
Two nights (three days) from 20 June (Champneys Henlow) and 8 August (Champneys Springs)
Suitable for complete beginners only
Private Shaw Method tuition plan made up of group and individual sessions
Available from £529.95 (based on two sharing)
Four nights (five days) from 14 April & 21 November (Champneys Springs
) and 22 September (Champneys Henlow)
Suitable for all abilities
Includes five days of group and private tuition, dry land practices and a personal Alexander Technique lesson
Available from £854 (based on two sharing)
For further details on Steven Shaw visit www.artofswimming.com/undefined
To book visit www.champneys.com
or 0843 316 2222