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Spring Fling Wellness retreat celebrates mind and body

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1000 Islands Harbour Hotel

Taking a cue from Mother Nature, the AAA Four Diamond-rated 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel will welcome the start of spring with a Spring Fling Wellness retreat to celebrate the renewal of the mind and body. Yogis (newbies and advanced) are invited to join Liz Price-Kellogg and Kristen Taylor, authors of For the Love of Food and Yoga: A Celebration of Mindful Eating and Being on April 23 for a day of yoga, cooking instruction paired with mindful eating practices and more.


Photo Credit: Live Yum

The retreat schedule is as follows:

9 a.m. – Make your own St. Larry’s River organic oils, lotions and potions with Laura Cerow
11 a.m. – Live Yum hands-on cooking demonstration
12 p.m. – Lunch – Live Yum Baba Ganesh with Naan Dippers; Harbor Hotel Spicy Noodles with Tofu, Live Yum Radiant Carrot Salad; Live Yum Divine Dark Chocolate Gingerbread Cake Shake
1 p.m. – Herbal tea tasting for mind, body and soul by Finger Lakes Tea
2 p.m. – Mandala paining with Christine Tisa
4:30 p.m. – Spring fling yoga with live music by Win Price
6 p.m. – Dinner – all new Live Yum recipes with a glass of wine or beer, with live music by Win Price

The cost of the day long retreat is just $79. Guests who’d like to stay the night can take advantage of a $109 rate. Guests can reserve their space by calling 315-686-1100 ext 7012. For reservations visit www.1000islandsharborhotel.com.

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Mansion on Forsyth Park offers guests the ultimate Kessler Wellness Experience

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Mansion on Forsyth Park,  a restored southern boutique hotel in the historic district of Savannah, Georgia invites guests to embark on a customized journey of personal prosperity with the Exhale: A Kessler Wellness Experience. Recent data findings show 40 percent of U.S. travelers are considered health conscious and Exhale: A Kessler Wellness Experience at Mansion on Forsyth Park provides an exclusive, all-inclusive weekend escape for active vacationers. Taking place September 6-8, 2013 where guests can pamper the body while indulging the senses, the Exhale Wellness Experience lifts the spirits and educates the mind.

De-stress with heavenly spa treatments, explore the innermost recesses of the human spirit or simply gain insight on overall health with the Exhale: A Kessler Wellness Experience, the perfect opportunity to abandon all worries and concentrate on centering the mind, body and soul.  Perfectly created to attend to the specific wellness needs of each guest, the experience begins at home, where a blood test is sent to the guest prior to their arrival. The blood assessment, read during the first initial evaluation on property, looks for vitamin  deficiencies and other health markers. Used by a trained Wellness Curator, this personalized overview helps prescribe customized spa treatments that best support where healing is actually needed. Followed by a face-skin assessment, guests will experience facial imaging to assess skin type, sun damage and best hydration practices. From in-room detox baths, to guided meditation, outdoor yoga, and nightly turn down services, including detox tea, meditation bells and intention cards, Exhale: A Kessler Wellness Experience aims to promote healthy habits through dedicated professional services in a relaxing atmosphere.

Overlooking Savannah’s largest and most historic square, the AAA Four-Diamond Mansion on Forsyth Park, a Kessler Collection boutique property, is the city’s most recognized, iconic hotel. A mainstay on Conde Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure “best of” lists, the momentous 126-room Victorian Romanesque mansion in the Historic District offers an authentic taste of Hostess City hospitality with passionate detail throughout. From the rich, polished décor to a vast art collection of more than 400 original pieces, assembled specifically for the hotel, Mansion on Forsyth Park effortlessly marries haute style with old world elegance. Extraordinary sea-inspired treatments at Poseidon Spa are complemented by an authentic taste of Southern hospitality at 700 Drayton Restaurant and the adjoining 700 Kitchen Cooking School, rated Trip Advisor’s most popular Savannah attraction.

Exhale: A Kessler Wellness Experience at Mansion on Forsyth Park inclusive experience starts at $1,500 per person. Call toll-free 888.213.3671 for information.

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