Published on : Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Detox, restore and rejuvenate with a one of a kind wellness getaway that will soothe your body, mind and soul. Escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life and sign up for the first-ever Cinnamon Wellness Retreat, a ten-day immersive programme that will take you on a powerful journey of self-discovery, healing and cleansing.
Set to take place from the 1st to 10th of November 2019 at Cinnamon Lodge Habarana, this all-inclusive wellness programme will offer a full spectrum of daily wellness activities and therapies conducted by world-renowned experts and specialists, who will guide you, mentor you, inspire you and encourage you throughout your journey. Whether you want to shake off bad habits or are feeling a sense of stagnation or want to resolve emotional conflicts and learn practical ways to live a more balanced lifestyle, this retreat will help you to achieve your personal wellness goals and will propel you towards the path of a happier and more fulfilled life.
Commenting on the retreat, Dileep Mudadeniya, Head of Brand Marketing, Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts said, “This year we looked at opportunities that provide a rejuvenating and unique experience that can be offered to the global and local audiences alike. Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts, as a hospitality trendsetter was able to partner with top health and wellness professionals to offer an authentic experience in Sri Lanka comprising of a holistic, immersive and carefully curated programme of international caliber”.
Conceptualized by Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts in collaboration with the Azmaara Wellness and Nature Trails, participants of the retreat will be able to enjoy daily yoga sessions with Sulochana Peiris, an internationally recognized yoga instructor who is an ardent believer in the wholesomeness of yoga and specializes in asana, pranayama and meditation. Having a highly acclaimed Yoga Alliance – certificate, Sulochana has over 14 years of practice hours and over 200 hours of teacher training. She has also been trained by two of the best yoga instructors in the world, Kalpana Radhika and Jonah Kest.
Vipula Wanigasekera, a former Sri Lankan Diplomat and Director General of the Sri Lankan Tourism Authority will be present at the retreat to teach guests the art of meditation. Holding a wealth of knowledge on spiritual studies spanning three decades, Vipula will help participants to tap into the power and importance of positive thinking to achieve success and inner peace.
Renowned Global Health Coach, Kiru Kishokumar will introduce participants to the art of clean and healthy eating through a whole foods diet to improve one’s overall sense of wellbeing. Her tips and guidance will provide a great opportunity to not only indulge in healthy meals but also to experience the difference in your body and mind during your stay, by simply changing your diet.
Art Therapy is another offering at the Cinnamon Wellness Retreat; express your emotions through art with Shimali Perera, a highly qualified Art Psychotherapist who has helped many children and adults suffering from depression, anxiety, stress, abuse and trauma, to regain peace and confidence in themselves. Holding a Master’s degree in Art Therapy from Goldsmith’s College, University of London, Shimali is also a registered Art Psychotherapist in the Australian and New Zealand Art Therapy Association (ANZATA), and holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA.
The wellness retreat is set to take participants on an array of exciting adventures with Nature Trails, whilst also offering ample rest and relaxation through a wide range of spa treatments that will be provided by Azmaara Wellness. Overlooking a scenic reservoir with soothing music and calming décor, the spa creates the ultimate atmosphere for relaxation as you enjoy a vast array of special Balinese therapies throughout your stay.
The retreat also includes a visit to the Sri Lanka martial arts village of Angampora, Pidurangala Raja Maha Viharaya temple, a Sri Lankan village dining experience at Hiriwadunna Village with Nature Trails, a trip to explore the sandy beaches of Trincomalee, a cookery class on Sri Lankan cuisine and a cycling outing by Nature Trails. One can also attend a mindful Session on ‘Detoxing your mind to live your dream life, with financial break through’ and a Technology Detox Session.
This ten-day all-inclusive wellness package with full-board accommodation costing USD 1,750 per person will enable guests to cleanse, detox and view oneself and the world from a refreshing new perspective.