St. Lucia Schedules Events for a Health & Wellness Month in November

Beach Tai ChiFrom November 1 through 3, 2013, health, fitness and wellness experts will gather on Saint Lucia for the third Annual Health & Wellness Retreat: “Elevate Yourself.” The Health & Wellness Retreat is the beginning of a month-long focus on health and wellness on Saint Lucia. During the three-day retreat guests will choose between a variety of activities such as guided Rain Forest hikes, beachside Tai Chi and Yoga, sunrise mediations, sunset beach boot camps and healthy cooking demonstrations. Guests can also attend clinics and seminars, led by experts that provide nutritional, wellness, health, relaxation and beauty advice, tips and hands-on experiences.

Noted experts at the Health & Wellness Retreat include Cat Cora, the only female Iron Chef winner; Gabrielle Bernstein, New York Times bestselling author and motivational speaker featured on Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday as a next generation thought leader; yoga practitioner, John Schumacher; Dr. John Douillard, a leading natural health and Ayurveda teacher; Dani Devaux, creator of Blood, Sweat and Tears fitness program; along with island-based experts in exercise, weight loss and Tai Chi.
Priced at $595 per person, the weekend includes daily spa treatments, classes, receptions and transportation from select hotels. A day rate of $200 per person is also available, and a number of the island’s top hotels are offering discounted rates starting at $75 per night.
Rounding out Health & Wellness month, Saint Lucia will host its first international triathlon on Pigeon Island from November 22 through 23, 2013. The event is being organized by Human Race, a UK-based company that hosts over 55 events each year.
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