Fitness

Lapis Spa Collaborates With Local Yoga Studio

Discover the benefits of partnering with local businesses
Your spa’s success is not limited to new and improved programs, but partnering with local wellness businesses can attract clients in waves. Lapis Spa at Fontainebleau Miami Beach (FL) is celebrating National Yoga Month by teaming up with Green Monkey yoga studio to launch Tribe (from $25 each), a special yoga class. It is a unique experience where four different...

Red Mountain Resort Celebrates 15-Year Anniversary

Discover how one adventurous spa commemorates a milestone
Anniversaries are a mark of significant hard work and, as such, each one deserves a proper celebration. The Red Mountain Resort (Ivins, UT), known for its unique getaway offerings, is celebrating 15 years in the business with 15 percent off their adventure retreats. Guests get to revel in the milestone too. Every stay includes guided hikes, world-class mountain biking with...

YogaTrail Launches as Online Yoga Directory

Discover the latest resource for yogis around the globe
YogaTrail , a brand new online guide to all things yoga, provides an international directory for yogis. The site contains more than 10,000 detailed profiles and user reviews of teachers, studios, yoga retreats, and instructor training centers. Visitors can filter the plethora of ratings by level, amenities, and other zen-boosting details. Says Alex Jaton, one of the YogaTrail founders, “All...

Raffles Praslin Seychelles Offers Creative Fitness

Discover how one island resort challenges guests with paddleboard yoga
During my beach honeymoon in June, our resort ’s many complimentary watersports kept the days blissfully active. My favorite, stand-up paddleboarding, exceeded all my expectations; it was a blast, a tough workout, and offered the best view of the beach. In spite of a few flops on my first trip out, I actually caught on, propelling myself and staying afloat...

New Website, Healthy Living and Travel, Offers Celeb Recommendations for Spa and Vacation

Newly launched www.healthylivingandtravel.com serves up inspirational vacation tips and ways to boost wellness on the go.
Curious where your favorite celebs are spa-ing? Just launched, www.healthylivingandtravel.com offers spa and travel reviews with tips on the top services and hot destinations from Hollywood stars. So far, the site has tapped A-Listers Cindy Crawford and George Clooney for their personal recommendations on spa treatments and vacation spots (check out Clooney’s take on Italy here ). The website is...

Trump Hotel Collection Introduces New Wellness Program

Discover how Trump guests can stay in shape while away from home.
Most travelers can admit that they have used a vacation as an excuse to cheat on their diets and exercise routine for a few days. Its no surprise really when you consider that getting healthy food and exercise is harder when away from home. However, access is no longer an excuse at the Trump Hotel Collection , which is debuting...

Keep Guests Healthy and Happy with Special Summer Wellness Packages

The Alpina Gstaad boosts summer menu with new wellness and yoga retreats to enhance the luxury spa experience for guests.
Looking for a seasonal treatment to set your spa apart this summer? Take a cue from The Alpina Gstaad (Gstaad, Switzerland). The alpine resort opened in December 2012 and is already receiving top accolades ( read our full overview of the resort and spa here ). This luxury hotel and Six Senses Spa added four Summer Wellness Retreats and one...

Growing Yoga Hybrids Attract Even Non-Yogis

Discover a new spin on yoga.
Despite its popularity, yoga isn't for everyone, at least that is what I used to think until I learned of some of the new hybrid versions that are emerging at resorts, spas, and studios around the world. As much as I've wanted to love yoga throughout the years, we've never been a match. However, I must admit that I would...

Resorts Offer Unique Yoga Hybrids

Learn how hybrid versions of yoga are attracting new clientele.
Looking for a way to jazz up your spa’s fitness offerings? Try one of these innovative new yoga hybrids. Spinning + Yoga = Spoga The BodyHoliday, Saint Lucia is offering Spoga, which involves an invigorating 30-minute cycling session at resort’s new sky-high Tree House spin studio, followed by 30 minutes of yoga on the Zen Deck, the patio located on...

The BodyHoliday Offers an Olympic-Inspired Boot Camp

Learn how one spa is challenging guests to be all they can be.
A self-confessed boot-camp lover, I recently learned of The BodyHoliday 's upcoming Well Fit Retreats , which serve as a mini version of an Olympic Training Camp. Set to take place March 18-22 and March 25-29, the program, designed by twice Olympic gold medalist Daley Thompson, sounds right up my alley. In additon to being set on St. Lucia, one...

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