Holistic wellness coaches
Our 'little black book' of spa and wellness specialists, comprises some of the industry's best holistic practitioners and healers. These experts can visit your resort as a master in residence, spa trainer and presenter. This offers your spa and hotel valuable PR and the opportunity to expand the spa menu during peak season, whereby guests can enjoy a specialty experience and your team can be re-inspired with some unique training. They are also the specialists we call upon when curating a unique spa menu, delivering wellness solutions or planning a retreat. Please email us here for further enquires or if you wish to be on our database of holistic wellness specialists.
Keri Krieger has almost 20 years of experience in the health, spa and wellness industry. She has worked in Australia’s leading Health Retreats and globally offering her trade marked modality Rockupuncture™, which she created to merge the luxurious indulgence of a spa experience with a traditional modality of wellness, Chinese Medicine. Utilising the Five Element model, Keri has a passion for translating the traditions of Chinese medicine into a modern context that supports her clients to achieve optimal wellbeing, whilst also balancing the mental and emotional transitions that are a part of life. As an industry leader in wellness and mentoring, Keri writes & facilitates niche training programs for therapists, implements policies & procedures for spas, and advises on wellness programs for health resorts. Her qualifications include an Advanced Diploma Applied Sciences Acupuncture, Bachelor of Health Sciences in Chinese Medicine, Certificate Hot Stones Massage, Certificate of Holistic Counselling, Certificate IV in Training & Assessment. "I have a personal love of the spa and wellness industry, and a passion for training and mentoring therapists to discover their unique strengths so they can grow and thrive in their spa and wellness career."
Sammi Lucas is an Australian food writer, wholesome cook, a recipe developer, and health coach, and creator of SuperFoodSam. Sammi specialises in gluten-free cooking, as well as achieving and maintaining gut health. With a background of working in the food sector at high-end health retreats, she has developed a wide variety of skills when it comes to spa, menu design and speaking about gut health and food sustainability. She has a number of qualifications, including her most recent training at the reputable Matthew Kenney Culinary School in California, combined with a diploma of Health Coaching from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition, New York. It is this unique combination of training and experience, combined with a strong passion and enthusiasm for delectable, nourishing, innovative and creatively presented dishes with a strong emphasis on local and organic produce, which make Sammi a unique talent within the spa and health retreat industry. As all client needs are different, Sammi personalises her approach when working alongside each chef, and crafts a unique solution for each brief. She brings a sense of pride, passion and immense work ethic to every project she undertakes.
Karen Leah Collins has a great reverence for healing and human potential. She trained in the amazing and exquisite art form of KaHuna massage, a temple style of massage 10 years ago. Sharing the touch of Aloha ever since, she has been a leader in this field; changing lives one person at a time. During her time working in a spa and resort, guests were amazed at the results of their treatment. Karen has her own clinic within a tranquil eco sustainable development where magic happens using her special Lomi Lomi, hawaiian reiki, release therapy, KaHuna, and hot stones treatments. Her other love is Kundalini Yoga. It uses scientific methods by master yogis to drop into a sacred space in a very short time. This transformational yoga and meditation technique breaks up old patterns and brings in clarity of mind and a deep sense of self. These ancient teachings are for any age as it doesn't revolve around flexibility. Karen is a certified teacher and takes group workshops regularly and personal mentoring for self empowerment. Her workshops revolve around a specific theme and can be tailored to a desired outcome for a group.
Janelle Maree is a certified holistic health coach and educator with over 20 years of international experience. As an English teacher and wellness expert, Janelle offers tailored holistic learning experiences to the spa and hospitality sectors, so that staff can understand and communicate wellness to their guests. Starting out as a Health and Physical Education teacher in Australia, she has become a holistic, cross-cultural specialist having taught in New Zealand, England, Hong Kong, Japan, China, Indonesia, Brunei, Cambodia and the Pacific Islands. As a result of living and working in so many countries she has developed a finely tuned radar for all things wellness and she is always researching the wellness offerings and traditions of the places she visits. As the founder of Healthy Travels Asia, her lifestyle membership program connects wellness businesses with their tribe of wellness seekers. In recent years, Janelle has been a writer for Bali & Beyond and Yogi Times magazines, and she has founded and operated a green smoothie company, conducted retreats, facilitated workshops and designed corporate wellness programs.
Caroline Scott has a passion for health and helping people. As a holistic dietician, she has spent the past 15 years working collaboratively with integrative doctors, naturopaths, chefs and health retreats. She has co-authored a cookbook for children reflecting her nutrition philosophy and she is committed to helping people prevent and reverse disease as well as attaining their highest goals in health, happiness, joy and passion. Committed to organic food, farming and ecological sustainability, Caroline involves herself in many related projects. Attend one of her educational seminars or workshops and her informative, entertaining delivery style demystifies complicated scientific concepts and creates a fun learning environment. And experience Caroline in private consultation to gain a new perspective true nourishment.
Celine Lapointe is a natural health and wellness specialist with more than 25 years in the industry, both in Australia and internationally. She has always been passionate about the mind-body connection and the direct impact of thoughts on emotional wellbeing. Celine is a registered holistic kinesiologist with qualifications in massage therapy, counselling, clinical hypnotherapy, hatha yoga, reiki, watsu and Australian bush flowers. Celine has a flourishing private practice throughout Australia and also consults to one of Australia's premier lifestyle retreats.
Kimballe Robyzen's holistic approach to health & wellbeing integrates iridology, herbal medicine, nutritional medicine, lifestyle, vibrational medicine and quantum biofeedback technology. He is currently expanding his modalities to include craniosacral therapy and kinesiology. Kimballe discovered his passion for health and exploring underlying causes of disease through personal experience after being burnt out from the corporate world. From there Kimballe applied his instinctual determination, meticulous attention to detail and enthusiastic curiosity that brought him success in other fields to solving the mystery of his own health issues and those of his family. His open-minded Aquarian nature was intuitively drawn to the holistic approach of naturopathy, encompassing ancient and modern modalities.
Erykah Wright is a seasoned spa specialist offering boutique recruitment as well as training and development to the spa, retreat and wellness industries. Hailing from a corporate human resources/recruitment and sales background, she entered the spa and wellness industry in 1999 and has since worked as a therapist and in senior management roles across UK, Australia and NZ. Erykah founded the world’s leading spa and wellness recruitment agency - Spacareers International and her vast array of skills include recruitment, human resources, spa operations management, holistic health, detox & wellness retreats, retail sales, organic cosmetics, sales & business development, personality profiling, luxe facial therapy training and assessing. Erykah is currently studying wellness coaching with a focus on rehabilitation.