NEWS
Gainsborough Bath Spa expands wellness offering with new wellbeing education sessions
POSTED 11 Apr 2018 . BY Lauren Heath-Jones
The luxury spa at The Gainsborough Hotel in Bath, UK, has launched a trio of wellness events, taking place between April and June, that are designed to provide guests with a more rounded wellness offering.

The events at The Gainsborough Bath Spa – titled Body Age Challenge, Movement Medicine and Courage and Daring – are designed to target all areas of wellness including nutrition, emotional and mental wellbeing as well as physical wellness.

"Most spas offer pampering and exercise classes, but we wanted to look at wellness as a whole package - nutrition, mental wellbeing and physical wellness", said Melissa Mettler, spa consultant at YTL Hotels, the operator of The Gainsborough.

"We are paving the way for The Gainsborough to be widely regarded as a wellness destination. To achieve this it is crucial that we provide wellness activities and events for guests and visitor."

The Body Age Challenge, which takes place on 12 April, is led by nutritionist and weight loss expert Heba Al Zuhair. The session will explore the gap between the body's chronological and biological ages. Al Zuhair will offer advice on lifestyle changes guests can make to align their body's ages. Attendees will also be given the option to have their true body age calculated.

Movement Medicine will be driven by yoga instructor Bex Bridgford, who will deliver a lecture on the history and benefits of yoga, before leading a yoga session. The event, which will take place on 10 May, is designed to enhance mindfulness through yoga, and help guests to feel relaxed and at one with themselves.

Courage and Daring hosted by mindfulness expert and courage coach Jonathan Ward, on 7 June, will teach guests how to make more fulfilling life choices by engaging with their emotions, and 'everyday courage'. Guests will participate in a series of exercises and reflection activities that are designed to show individuals how to overcome obstacles, and make choices to lead a braver life.

"By incorporating so much variety into our offering we can appeal to a wider audience and introduce them to a deeper experience of wellness. We work with modern wellness experts who have the ability to inspire the most hardened wellness-seeker," Mettler added.

Each event includes a two-course lunch the hotel's restaurant and a goody bag containing products from the event sponsors, which include Neal's Yard Remedies, Amala and Aromatherapy Associates.
Sessions will be led by nutritionist Heba Al Zuhair, yoga instructor Bex Bridgford and mindfulness expert Jonathan Ward
RELATED STORIES
FEATURE: Thermal Spa: Taking the waters


Magali Robathan met the key people behind the Gainsborough Bath Spa
YTL Hotels expanding luxury portfolio in the UK


Malaysian conglomerate YTL Hotels, which owns the newly opened Gainsborough Bath Spa – the only hotel in the UK with direct access to natural thermal waters – is expanding its luxury portfolio with the acquisition of three properties in Edinburgh, Berkshire and London.
Pump Room violinist, lavender-infused drinking water on tap as Gainsborough Bath Spa offers first-ever spa day packages


The Gainsborough Bath Spa in Bath, England has launched a new range of spa day packages, opening its natural thermal water spa to guests outside the hotel for the first time.
 


ADVERTISE . CONTACT US

Leisure Media, Portmill House, Portmill Lane,
Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1DJ Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

©Cybertrek 2018

ABOUT LEISURE MEDIA
LEISURE MEDIA MAGAZINES
LEISURE MEDIA HANDBOOKS
LEISURE MEDIA WEBSITES
LEISURE MEDIA PRODUCT SEARCH
PRINT SUBSCRIPTIONS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTIONS
 
Spa Business - Gainsborough Bath Spa expands wellness offering with new wellbeing education sessions...
25 Apr 2018 Spa Business: uniting the world of wellness
 
 
HOME
JOBS
NEWS
FEATURES
PRODUCTS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTION
PRINT SUBSCRIPTION
ADVERTISE
CONTACT US
Sign up for FREE ezine
Latest news

11 Apr 2018

Gainsborough Bath Spa expands wellness offering with new wellbeing education sessions
BY Lauren Heath-Jones

The sessions focus on emotional and mental wellbeing, nutrition and physical health, to provide a well-rounded wellness offering for guests

The sessions focus on emotional and mental wellbeing, nutrition and physical health, to provide a well-rounded wellness offering for guests

The luxury spa at The Gainsborough Hotel in Bath, UK, has launched a trio of wellness events, taking place between April and June, that are designed to provide guests with a more rounded wellness offering.

The events at The Gainsborough Bath Spa – titled Body Age Challenge, Movement Medicine and Courage and Daring – are designed to target all areas of wellness including nutrition, emotional and mental wellbeing as well as physical wellness.

"Most spas offer pampering and exercise classes, but we wanted to look at wellness as a whole package - nutrition, mental wellbeing and physical wellness", said Melissa Mettler, spa consultant at YTL Hotels, the operator of The Gainsborough.

"We are paving the way for The Gainsborough to be widely regarded as a wellness destination. To achieve this it is crucial that we provide wellness activities and events for guests and visitor."

The Body Age Challenge, which takes place on 12 April, is led by nutritionist and weight loss expert Heba Al Zuhair. The session will explore the gap between the body's chronological and biological ages. Al Zuhair will offer advice on lifestyle changes guests can make to align their body's ages. Attendees will also be given the option to have their true body age calculated.

Movement Medicine will be driven by yoga instructor Bex Bridgford, who will deliver a lecture on the history and benefits of yoga, before leading a yoga session. The event, which will take place on 10 May, is designed to enhance mindfulness through yoga, and help guests to feel relaxed and at one with themselves.

Courage and Daring hosted by mindfulness expert and courage coach Jonathan Ward, on 7 June, will teach guests how to make more fulfilling life choices by engaging with their emotions, and 'everyday courage'. Guests will participate in a series of exercises and reflection activities that are designed to show individuals how to overcome obstacles, and make choices to lead a braver life.

"By incorporating so much variety into our offering we can appeal to a wider audience and introduce them to a deeper experience of wellness. We work with modern wellness experts who have the ability to inspire the most hardened wellness-seeker," Mettler added.

Each event includes a two-course lunch the hotel's restaurant and a goody bag containing products from the event sponsors, which include Neal's Yard Remedies, Amala and Aromatherapy Associates.



Connect with
Spa Business
Magazine:
View issue contents
Sign up:
Instant Alerts/zines

Print edition
 

News headlines
Greater Palm Springs CVB is first US destination to join WTA
Greater Palm Springs CVB is first US destination to join WTA   23 Apr 2018

The Greater Palm Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau has become the first marketing organisation in the US to join the newly formed Wellness Tourism .... more>>
Southeast Asian therapies to be highlighted at the upcoming Retreat Spa at The Sukhothai Shanghai
Southeast Asian therapies to be highlighted at the upcoming Retreat Spa at The Sukhothai Shanghai   23 Apr 2018

The Retreat spa at The Sukhothai Shanghai, a new lifestyle destination in Shanghai, is slated to open on 15 May 2018. With a contemporary .... more>>
Six Senses Fiji opens with nature-focused Spa Village
Six Senses Fiji opens with nature-focused Spa Village   23 Apr 2018

Six Senses’ newest resort in Fiji has opened with a Six Senses Spa designed as a contemporary interpretation of a traditional Fijian village. .... more>>
Movenpick’s 6,000sq m Dead Sea spa undergoes full renovation
Movenpick’s 6,000sq m Dead Sea spa undergoes full renovation   23 Apr 2018

Mövenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea in Jordan has unveiled a comprehensive renovation to its 6,000sq m (64,583sq ft) Zara Spa, including a new dedicated .... more>>
Ritz-Carlton Nikko to have private onsen
Ritz-Carlton Nikko to have private onsen   16 Apr 2018

The Ritz-Carlton will open a location in Nikko, Japan in 2020, set amid a Unesco World Heritage site. Located two hours north of Tokyo, Nikko is an .... more>>
Company profile


Laboratoires Camylle

Bernard Massing founded the company as Madislor in 1976, developing innovative products for the hygiene market in the workshop next to his family house.

View full profile>>

Catalogue gallery


Featured Supplier

Discover the future of skincare with ELEMIS’ NEW Pro-Collagen Overnight Matrix

Discover the future of skincare with ELEMIS’ NEW Pro-Collagen Overnight Matrix

Modern day living can take its toll on our skin, leaving many of us looking more stressed than ever. More>>




in this issue

• Boutique fitness boom fuelled by women
• Fusion opens zynk-designed London club
• The Principal opens organic wellness spa



Spa jobs




Assistant Massage Centre Manager
Salary: £Competitive – Plus Commission (part-time available)
Location: Surrey, UK
Company: The Massage Company™
Membership Sales Supervisor
Salary: £Competitive – Plus Commission (part-time available)
Location: Surrey, UK
Company: The Massage Company
Spa Therapist
Salary: £16,000 plus commission and bonuses
Location: Reddish, Stockport, UK
Company: Kingfisher Club
Diary dates
Powered by leisurediary.com




22-25 Apr 2018

Arabian Travel Market

Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates


24 Apr - 26 Nov 2018

MAPIC Russia

Expocentre, Moscow, Russia



Spa Business magazine 2018 issue 1
Spa Business
2018 issue 1

View issue contents
View on turning pages
Download PDF
  Editor’s letter: Healthy celebrations
Liz Terry shares her thoughts More>>
  Spa tourism: Soaking in the scenery
Colorado’s Historic Hot Springs Loop More>>


Spa Business magazine 2017 issue 4

Spa Business
2017 issue 4

View issue contents
View turning pages
Download PDF
  Research: US spa industry
US spa revenue has reached an all-time high of US$16.8bn, according to the latest research from ISPA More>>
  Promotional feature: Resortsuite
Making a fully-integrated difference More>>


Published by The Leisure Media Company Ltd Portmill House, Portmill Lane, Hitchin, Herts SG5 1DJ. Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385 | Contact us | About us | © Cybertrek Ltd