Spa Business issue 2 2021

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England’s Summer Lodge Country House Hotel has launched a masterclass to inspire guests about fermentation and its health benefits. Fermentation describes the transformative action of microorganisms on other molecules, a process humans have harnessed for 10,000 years to create and preserve food, such as kombucha and miso. Fermented foods are increasing in popularity as

The Farm has launched a pain management programme as well as a mental health retreat

Summer Lodge Country House Hotel, Dorset, UK 60 minutes

PHOTO: THE FARM AT SAN BENITO

Fermentation masterclasses in a country retreat

£50 (US$69, €58)

growing evidence indicates they offer a host of nutritional and health benefits. During the session, guests forage for seasonal produce in Summer Lodge’s gardens and then use their pickings to make fermented cocktails while learning about the history of fermentation and its role in wellness. The Farm at San Benito, Batangas, Philippines One, two or three nights PHP26,025 (US$538, €447, £387) a night

Mental health retreat at The Farm

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Guests forage for ingredients in the gardens and then make fermented cocktails

Modern wellness brand The Well is known for its flagship New York location offering integrated holistic health solutions and access to doctors and wellness practitioners. And now it’s taken the concept to Auberge’s famous Mayflower Inn in Connecticut to offer an array of retreats and treatments – ranging from acupuncture and craniosacral therapy to energy healing, plus bespoke treatments from its SkinHealth programme in partnership with Biologique Recherche. 44 spabusiness.com issue 2 2021

PHOTO: THE WELL AT MAYFLOWER INN

The Well partners with Mayflower Inn

Filipino spa destination The Farm at San Benito has partnered with integrative medicine provider Living Life Well to launch a mental health retreat. Mental Health Management identifies immediate health problems before offering psychotherapy sessions and water wellness treatments. There’s also a Pain Management programme which includes acupuncture, physiotherapy and myotherapy. Both experiences include accommodation, fitness and nutritional assessments and daily meals.

Mayflower Inn & Spa, Connecticut, USA One to 15 nights US$105 (€87, £75) – US$1,000 (€825, £717)

Every guest is offered a Wellness Download from The Well’s digital platform, to build customised treatment plans based on unique concerns and goals. This means support extends beyond one’s stay, allowing guests to continue programmes and classes and schedule visits with practitioners on-demand. ●

The Well’s relaxation lounge at the Mayflower Inn