Discover Better Ageing at BodyHoliday’s BodyScience Clinic
On the Caribbean island of St. Lucia, guests will luxuriate in a holistic programme to improve wellbeing and health. The BodyHoliday is the oceanfront home to a self-care renaissance and where you’ll thrive in a sanctuary of wellness. During your stay you’ll enjoy:
- The best in Western knowledge and Eastern wisdom for holistic and preventative programmes, aimed to maximise long-term results
- New UK medical Doctor, Dr. Giles Bointon, and Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner, Dr. Govind Tiwadi, deliver highly personalised programmes to help guests age better
- Ties in to major 2021 wellness trend: The Self-Care Renaissance – the convergence of wellness and healthcare (Global Wellness Summit)
- The Covid-19 pandemic has put health and wellbeing under the spotlight
15th March 2021 – According to the Global Wellness Summit, 2021 will see a Self-Care Renaissance, which is a new era where wellness will lean into science, meanwhile healthcare will take a more holistic and lifestyle orientated approach. This comes 300 years after the Medical Renaissance (1400 – 1700).
BodyHoliday St. Lucia, recently voted the best spa in the Caribbean and amongst the top 10 worldwide by Conde Nast Travellers’ readers, has been pioneering in its approach for over 30 years, when it was the very first overseas destination spa. At the heart of BodyHoliday’s Wellness Centre is the holistic combination of Western knowledge and holistic Eastern practices to optimise health and wellness, ultimately enabling guests to live and age better.
Better Ageing at Bodyholiday’s BodyScience Clinic
Founded in 2015 BodyScience was a pioneering approach to ageing designed to enhance quality of life.
New for 2021, UK Medical Doctor, Dr Bointon has joined the team to refresh the Better Ageing Programme at BodyHoliday. Working in hand with Dr Govind Tiwadi, Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner, they offer truly holistic and personalised programmes to guests, all with the goal to restore more youthful function.
The programme begins with a series of non-invasive tests to assess the current state of health, including a physical examination, measuring nutrient, hormone, and stress levels, as well as heart health and circulation. On-Site Blood tests have been added giving even more precise diagnostic information. The results are then analysed along with Dr Govind Tiwadi and his team to create the best programme, bespoke to that guest, including post-stay follow up for long-term results.
Traditional Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda, for which the centre is famous, are ancient systems in preventative therapies and the programmes take in this knowledge to create lasting results. The prescriptions including everything from tailored spa treatments to FAR Infrared Therapy (dissolving hidden toxins), yoga, meditation, diet plans and Personal Training.
Rates at BodyHoliday start at $500 per person per night on an all-inclusive basis; programmes are charged at a supplement. British Airways operates regular direct flights. www.bodyholiday.com.
About The Wellness Centre:
BodyHoliday was the very first overseas destination spa over 30 years ago and has continued to lead in this field. The resort, which has a 33-treatment room wellness centre, is renowned for its unique approach to health, fitness and wellbeing, combing knowledge from the west and wisdom from the east.
Guests are offered everything from world leading medically endorsed preventative therapies, through to Ayurveda, beauty and pampering treatments, and a range of activities that would keep guests busy from dawn until dusk, if they so choose. Experiences at BodyHoliday are designed by guests with personalisation taken to another level. It can be a haven of serenity or a hive of activity, all with the same goal in mind – to change lives.
Here the range of activities and approaches on offer reflect the ebbs and flows of real life, allowing for a real shift in perspective for people to incorporate into their lives back home. Guests can find a balance and choice, from strict weight loss diets to indulgent fine-dining, high intensity workouts with Olympic athletes to sleep-inducing Ayurvedic massages; the list goes on.
Covid-19 Safety Measures:
The beautiful island of St Lucia has been widely praised for its excellent handling of Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic. It was one of the first in the Caribbean to reopen to tourists on 4th June. The resort, which is Covid-19 certified and reopened on the 1st October, has undertaken rigorous measures to ensure the safety and wellbeing of guests and team members alike.
BodyHoliday in St Lucia has been a pioneering concept in the hotel industry since it first opened in 1988. Famed for its unique approach to health, fitness and wellbeing BodyHoliday continues to deliver on its promise ‘Give us your body for a week and we’ll give you back your mind’. With its range of treatments, therapies and activities, the 155-room resort offers guests everything from archery to scuba diving, spinning to Pilates, Ayurvedic treatments to Reiki. Visit www.bodyholiday.com.
BodyHoliday holds a number of programmes throughout the year including September Solos, Jive-June, WellFit Families (July-August), WellFit boot camps, October Yoga and Pre-Christmas Restorative Break.
Rendezvous is the world’s first couples-only all-inclusive boutique resort in the Caribbean. Situated within a seven-acre tropical garden on St Lucia’s north-west coast and located on the island’s longest white sand beach, Rendezvous is owned and operated by the Barnard family who opened their St Lucian family home as a hotel over 40 years ago. Extensively refurbished in 2009, Rendezvous has 100 guestrooms (including 18 new Verandah suites), 2 restaurants and 3 bars, including the recently opened Champagne Bar. Guests can choose from a range of body and beauty treatments at The Spa in the Water Garden. In addition, Rendezvous offers a full-service Caribbean wedding programme. For more information visit www.theromanticholiday.com.