He had a profoundly calming effect, a man of many wise words and through his teachings that morning, I found myself with a desperate need to jump a plane and go visit Kamalaya. I'm sure you'd agree with me - yes?!
Kamalaya was founded in 2005 and is located amidst a luxurious, tropical landscape on the southern coast of Koh Samui, Thailand.
The Kamalaya resort offers a holistic wellness experience, integrating healing therapies from both the East and West.
The incredibly beautiful natural environment is the perfect backdrop for their customised wellness programs ranging from Detoxification to Stress & Burnout, as well as Healthy Lifestyle, Yoga Synergy and Emotional Balance.
In recognition of their 10 year anniversary, the resort has enhanced its fitness offering with a new modern fitness centre, 25 metre lap pool and a new fitness program.
The program takes a holistic approach, integrating personal fitness training, yoga and stretching as well as nutritional guidance, emotional and mental support complemented by carefully selected wellness treatments.
New group classes include:
- Aqua Yoga
- Thai Chi
- Qi Gong
- Stretching Exercises
- Aqua Aerobics and more...
The program is aimed at regular exercisers who want to complement the development of their workouts with relaxation techniques, stretching, optimum nutrition and a healthy lifestyle.
The program offers personal mentoring and meditation, nutritional assistance by a Naturopath; all giving guidance on how to incorporate fitness routines into the individual’s lifestyle in a sustainable and healthy way.
Daily spa doses include the Far Infrared Sauna (one of my faves) and specific wellness treatments such as Asian Foot and Hand Massage, Ayurvedic and Thai Massage. Each treatment has been designed to work collaboratively with physical exercise by soothing and relaxing the body after training...