Koh Samui, Thailand, July 20, 2022 / TRAVELINDEX / Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary and Holistic Spa is set to host a series of retreats scheduled to take place this autumn. Each retreat will be guided by distinct wellness professionals and has been developed collaboratively with retreat leaders who hold a deep appreciation for Kamalaya’s philosophy of holistic wellness, combining life-enriching insights with bespoke therapies.
While the focus at the legendary wellness retreat is on personalised wellness, Kamalaya retreats are intimate, limited to a maximum of 12 participants, and led by internationally renowned practitioners. Each retreat offers the perfect setting in nature where guests can explore particular topics in greater depth and benefit from the support network of a group of like-minded individuals.
The two group retreats are ideal for guests seeking personalised support and expert guidance within a nurturing setting. Dates have been announced for two group retreats in September and October:
• Finding Emotional Balance & Freedom 1 – 7 September 2022 (6 nights/7 days)
• Yin & Yang Yoga Immersion 6 – 10 October 2022 (4 nights/5 days)
‘There is a special energy that arises out of doing something with others and this dynamic life force will be harnessed through our series of retreats, each customised to enhance our guest’s wellbeing experience,’ said Karina Stewart, founder and Chief Wellness Officer of Kamalaya Koh Samui.
Finding Emotional Balance & Freedom, Group retreat with Kamalaya’s Life Enhancement Mentors
1-7 September 2022 (6 nights/7 days)
Kamalaya’s insightful Life Enhancement Mentors lead participants on an inward journey to let go of emotions and perceptions that are restrictive, unhelpful and damaging and instead towards cultivating expansive thinking and embracing positive habits that enrich the mind and body, with a particular focus on increasing emotional and perceptual flexibility
This Finding Emotional Balance & Freedom Retreat includes a combination of intimate group morning and afternoon sessions, group talks and meditation practices, as well as an individual 90-minute personal mentoring session to address specific goals and individual needs of each participant. Five holistic treatments are included to complement the retreat experience including Vital Essence Oil Massage, Traditional Asian Hand Massage, Traditional Asian Foot Massage, Indian Head Massage and Chi Nei Tsang abdominal massage.
Kamalaya’s dedicated Life Enhancement Mentors Sujay Seshadri, Krishna Raj and Srinivas Bhat have all studied ancient Asian philosophies while immersed in monastic lifestyles in India for more than a decade each. Their distinctive teaching and mentoring styles have helped many people all over the world to accept and manage their emotions. Together Kamalaya’s Life Enhancement Mentors present this seven-day retreat as they guide participants along their path towards inner balance and freedom, facilitating personal insights and providing assistance in responding to change and facing life’s daily challenges.
Finding Emotional Balance & Freedom is a six-night/seven-day retreat with prices starting from 258,270 THB for double occupancy in a Hillside View room. This rate includes three meals a day, daily retreat sessions and treatments including Vital Essence Oil Massage, Traditional Asian Hand Massage, Traditional Asian Foot Massage, Indian Head Massage and Chi Nei Tsang abdominal massage.
Yin & Yang Yoga Immersion, Group retreat with Simon Low
6-10 October 2022 (4 nights/5 days)
World leading Yin and Yang Yoga expert, consultant and teacher, Simon Low hosts this immersive retreat, imparting the principles of Yin and Yang yoga through theory and practice. Suitable for all levels, participants are supported in their yoga journey and inspired to cultivate a deeper connection to the self.
The retreat includes three morning and afternoon sessions that each span 2.5 hours, allowing for individual attention and personal modifications in alignment and postures to further enhance your yoga experience. Three holistic Asian massage therapies are also included to nurture, restore and invigorate: Royal Ayurvedic Massage, Vital Essence Oil Massage and Traditional Thai Massage.
A principal of the Yoga Academy and co-founder of London’s Triyoga, Simon Low’s unique yoga style integrates his studies in Qi Gong, psychology, pranayama and Taoism. His teaching style is based on the core principles of yoga, breath work and alignment.
Kamalaya’s Yin & Yang Yoga Immersion from 6 – 10 October 2022 is a four-night, five-day retreat with prices starting from 181,915 THB based on double occupancy in a Hillside View room and includes all meals, daily yoga sessions, one Royal Ayurvedic Massage, one Vital Essence Oil Massage and one Traditional Thai Massage, in addition to.
Participants experiencing a Kamalaya retreat are welcome to enjoy Kamalaya’s full program of complimentary daily holistic fitness activities and use of Kamalaya’s leisure facilities, including swimming pools, steam rooms and fitness centre. They also receive a 20 percent discount on additional wellness treatments.
With expansive outdoor space, open-air dining, lush tropical vegetation, cascading streams, 250 meters of private beach and a cave once used by Buddhist monks as a place of meditative retreat, Kamalaya’s setting is an integral part of each guest’s experience. Since opening as a health sanctuary in 2005, Kamalaya has offered enriching wellness programmes that combine healing therapies from East and West making it one of the world’s top destinations for everyone seeking to improve health and wellbeing.
For further information about Kamalaya and these retreats, please visit: kamalaya.com
• Finding Emotional Balance & Freedom group retreat is from 1 – 7 September 2022 (6 nights/7 days) with prices starting from THB 142,635 for single occupancy and THB 258,270 for double occupancy in a Hillside View room.
• Yin & Yang Yoga Immersion group retreat is from 6 – 10 October 2022 (4 nights/5 days) with prices starting from THB 99,958 for single occupancy or THB 181,915 for double occupancy in a Hillside View room.
• Prices include three meals per person, beverages, and outlined treatments.
• For direct bookings, please call +66 (0) 77 429 800
Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary & Holistic Spa is a multi-award-winning wellness sanctuary located on the southern coast of Koh Samui, Thailand. Founded by John and Karina Stewart in 2005, Kamalaya offers a synergistic wellness experience that helps people reconnect to life’s potential and achieve optimal wellbeing, while integrating healing therapies from East and West, including customized programmes that approach Detoxification, Relax and Renew, Enriched Gut, Sleep Enhancement, Yoga Synergy, Embracing Change, and Resilience & Immunity.