Per Aquum hires Yoga Guru

Per Aquum is highlighting its commitment to all over wellbeing with the introduction of their new five and six day yoga wellness retreats with Jessie Chapman, renowned Australian yoga instructor and bestselling author. These retreats will take place at The Fortress, Sri Lanka and Huvafen Fushi, Maldives this December.

The Fortress Sri Lanka - 4th - 8th December 2006

Join Jessie Chapman for an inspirational six night yoga retreat at Per Aquum’s newest resort. Awaken each morning with a dedicated morning Vinyasa yoga practice including meditation and deep full breathing. Afternoon classes focus on core strength, remedial issues and deep relaxation. Each evening unwinds with yoganidra, a full body guided relaxation to induce a good nights sleep.

This wellness retreat also includes six nights luxury accommodation in a Fortress Room, all healthy breakfasts, fresh morning juices, three gourmet lunches, a full spa consultation, choice of 3x55 minute tour therapy massages, one bath from the bath menu, a Homeopathic assessment with Dr Ivy Dieltiens, a full Ayurvedic consultation and treatment plus use of all resort facilities.

Price for the six night Jessie Chapman Yoga Retreat at The Fortress starts from US$4,420 ++ based on two people sharing a Fortress Room with both participating on the retreat or from US$3135 based on two people sharing a Fortress room with one person participating on the retreat. Retreat starts on the 4th December and ends on the 8th December with accommodation starting on the 3rd December until the 9th December.
For more information and reservations please email: [email protected] or call: +94 91 483 0909


Huvafen Fushi Maldives 15th - 19th December 2006

Transform your body, mind and spirit on this luxury spa yoga retreat in Maldives heaven. Each morning join Jessie Chapman for a dedicated Vinyasa yoga practice flowing from posture to posture with the ‘in’ and ‘out’ breath - creating a moving meditation. Afternoon yoga focuses on core strengthening, alignment and relaxation.

The retreat also includes evening yoganidra for deep restoration and healing, all healthy breakfasts, fresh morning juices, three lunches at Raw spa cuisine restaurant, a full spa consultation, a choice of 3x55 minute touch therapy massages including two in the underwater spa rooms, one bath from the bath menu, a one hour wellness consultation, a 30 minute iridology session plus use of all spa facilities including sauna, steam, ice room, gym and Lonu Veyo.

Price for the five night Jessie Chapman Yoga Retreat at Huvafen Fushi starts from US$1,800 ++ per person and excludes accommodation. Beach Bungalows start from US$850++ per night, double occupancy basis. Retreat starts on the 15th December and finishes on the 19th December. For more information and reservations please email: [email protected] or call +960 66 44 222

Jessie Chapman is the second spa consultant to be introduced to Huvafen Fushi following the first Wellness Retreat which was hosted by London’s bespoke therapist Anastasia Achilleos in July. A dedicated program of Wellness Retreats will be held at all Per Aquum properties throughout 2007 and will showcase some of the best therapists in the world of spa, lifestyle and wellness, allowing guests the freedom to explore alternatives, transforming their spa experience from one of luxury and pampering into one of lifestyle.