Five new wellness retreats launch at Chiva-Som

Renowned Thai wellness resort Chiva-Som has launched five new wellness retreats. The destination resort now offers 13 health and wellbeing-focused retreats.

The five new retreats, which have been created in response to client demand, include the Cell Vitality retreat, developed for those suffering or in remission from cancer.

The retreat, available as 10 and 14-day options, comprises a series of treatments, including acupuncture and facials. There is also a nutritional consultation that forms the basis of a personalised diet and gentle exercise.

The Cranial Relief programme combines holistic treatments and physiotherapy to tackle migraines and chronic headaches.

Retreat sessions and treatments include yoga, stress therapy, back, neck and shoulder massages, myofascial release and Shirodhara oil treatments, among others. 

The Emotional Wellbeing retreat aims to de-stress patients and work on their overall wellbeing, through yoga, watsu therapy, acupuncture, pranayama breathing exercises and a naturpahtic consultation, among other measures.

The Tension Release programme has been created for clients with high blood pressure, to help them lead a healthier and more balanced life and incorporates elements that have a restorative affect and help promote a peaceful state of mind.

These include meditation, pilates, acupuncture, an oriental foot ritual, hand massages, body awakening exercises, and more. The Sustainable Slimming retreat is designed for those wishing to loose weight, in a “controlled and healthy way”.

The retreat includes a nutritional consultation, a fitness assessment, four personal training sessions, two Maya massages and two metabolic breathing exercises among other components.

The Emotional Wellbeing, Cranial Relief and Tension Release retreats are all available for 10 and 14 days. The Sustainable Slimming Retreat is for 14 days only.