Sky Ranch Fitness at Bacara Resort & Spa Announces New 4-Day Program

Sky Ranch Fitness at Bacara Resort & Spa Announces New 4-Day Program
Beginning today, January 7th, guests can now choose between a 4 or 6 nights' accommodation stay at Bacara Resort & Spa while jumpstarting their fitness goals in the new year.

Through daily hikes and fitness training, nutritious cuisine, luxurious spa treatments and the opportunity to explore some of Santa Barbara's most notable sites and restaurants, guests will receive highly personalized care as well as the tools needed to extend the benefits of their program long after their retreat.

“Our program is designed to deliver positive results for guests of all fitness profiles,” states founder Stuart Gildred. “Through a regimen that emphasizes variety, camaraderie, and highly personalized coaching, we teach guests sustainable wellness habits to effect long-lasting lifestyle changes.”

Highlights of the all-inclusive program include:

• 4 or 6 nights' accommodations at Bacara Resort & Spa
• Personalized fitness training and assessments
• 3 healthy meals & snacks each day by Bacara's Executive Chef David Reardon
• Daily hikes in the Santa Barbara area
• 3 luxury spa treatments at The Spa at Bacara
• Harbor sunset cruise
• Wine tasting & chef's dinner at Foley Winery
• Wellness consulting from physicians, nutritionists and chefs

“With 78 beachfront acres, onsite nature trails and one of the largest luxury spas on the West Coast, Bacara offers the ideal setting for a weeklong wellness retreat,” said Kathleen Cochran, general manager of Bacara Resort & Spa. “We are thrilled to partner with Sky Ranch on a program that not only delivers results, but is enjoyable.”

Designed by a panel of specialists in the disciplines of fitness, nutrition and physiology, the weeklong program is underscored by an emphasis on personalized instruction wherein guests learn about food selection, pairing and preparation, in addition to biomechanics and stress management.

Weight-loss results are achieved through a combination of scenic daily hikes through the Gaviota and Santa Ynez mountains, and alternating sessions of interval training, yoga, TRX and strength training sessions. This demanding fitness regimen is complemented by nutritious, healthful cuisine co-designed by nutritionist Nancy Dale and acclaimed Bacara chef David Reardon. Seaside stretch classes, restorative spa treatments and Bacara's luxurious accommodations round out the physical demands of the program to facilitate personal rejuvenation.

Throughout the retreat, guests have the unique opportunity to explore many of Santa Barbara's favored locales including dinner at The Lark, wine tasting at Foley Winery and a harbor sunset cruise. “We wanted to create a memorable vacation experience for our guests,” explains Stuart. “By empowering guests with the tools to make healthy choices, they can experience some of Santa Barbara's best features without compromising their wellness goals.”

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