The city of Ubud has a long-standing history of wellness retreats, welcoming travelers from all around the world to connect with the spirituality of the destination. Secluded from the distractions of daily life, the Mandapa Spa honors this tradition, allowing guests to discover peace of mind and body through holistic, comprehensive wellness and lifestyle programs based on six pillars – Balinese Spa, Detox & Nutrition, Alternative Therapy, Body Therapy, and Healing. At Mandapa Spa, local providers have infused the space with indigenous materials, such as teak, bamboo, thatch, and volcanic basalts that blend effortlessly into the natural surroundings. Meticulously designed to magnify and embrace the surrounding tropical landscape, the architecture pays homage to the village atmosphere of Ubud.
The resort's visiting Health and Wellness Masters will create personalized wellness programs to meet the individual needs of guests and oversee each guest's wellness journey. Additionally, the health specialists and traditional Balinese healers will offer wellness programs that encourage rejuvenation and optimal health. The Wellness Masters include:
• Andrew Rosenstock – an international Healing Artist and Yoga Teacher, Andrew is an iRest Yoga Nidra Level II trained teacher, multi-certified in Thai Massage, Esalen Massage, and a Reconnective Healing. From March 6 to 25, Andrew will be hosting Thai and Yoga-based massage and healing sessions that will liberate tensions held within the body, reinstating balance, and promoting healing.
• Nicky Kassapian – a Usui Reiki Master and Practitioner, Nicky is an advanced Craniosacral therapist, licensed Healing Master, and a personal mentor. She is also the author of the book Be Yourself –The Art of Stepping Up. Nicky will be at Mandapa Spa from June 25 to July 8, holding two classes that will focus on guest's energy healing, as well as a personal mentoring and coaching session.
• Julian Eymann – a certified California Massage Therapist and a graduate of the International Massage Association, Julian's 19 years of experience and passion for anatomy is put into action when he treats his clients with focused determination. He is a personal therapist to the world's most discerning, including Clint Eastwood and Shah Rukh Khan. From September 4 to 15, Julian will be at Mandapa Spa combining Deep Tissue, Structural Alignment, and Sports Massage techniques in his three sessions.
For more information on Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve and Mandapa Spa reservation inquiries, please visit www.mandapareserve.com.