Biophilic design: bringing the outdoors inside

As a child in the west of Ireland I was obsessed with nature and how it supports the human body, mind and spirit and our vitally important animal life, domestic and wild, and all other living things. When I started to design I created a tool box and checklist to make sure that biophilia, chromotherapy, […]

A Wellness Retreat: Cartesiano Urban Wellness Center, Mexico

Cartesiano Urban Wellness Center

Cartesiano Urban Wellness Center aims to touch the soul of every guest that invests their time in the personalized retreat programs of 4, 7, 14 and 21 nights. Making waves in the wellness industry with the new direction it has taken since reopening, Cartesiano, a unique luxury all-inclusive wellness center, the first of its kind […]

A Wellness Experience: Careyes

Careyes, symbolized by the question mark that sits above the name, is an enigma to those who have yet to discover the 5000 acres of jungle, mangroves, beaches and cliffs spanning a 12 km stretch of Pacific coastline in the state of Jalisco. Alongside the question mark, an exclamation point symbolizes the wow factor guests and residents feel once they discover the essence of this eco-resort that pledges to limit development at 4% of the land, ensuring the preservation of this captivating environment and landscape.

A Spa Experience: Samai Lodge Holistic Living, Ecuador

Samai Lodge Holistic Living

Submerged in one of the last humid tropical forest areas of the Ecuadorian coast, we found a true paradise away from the noise and daily stress. Surrounded by mountains, with a spectacular view, located at 300 meters above sea level and great biodiversity of fauna and flora, it is easy to reconnect with oneself. The retreat cabins are built using organic materials, blending them with their surroundings. Samai offers a wide range of unique services, including shamanic healing, sacred retreat workshops and spiritual readings, chakra balancing, yoga and meditation, a range of massages and body treatments, and hand and foot reflexology. Plant medicine ceremonies like ayahuasca and a fermented tobacco plant infusion are conducted with a certified shaman bringing 40 years of experience.

SoundSauna

SoundSauna

The SoundSauna / SoundSteam incorporates vibrational frequency sound healing combined with the hydrothermal elements of sauna and steam, in addition to chromotherapy and aromatherapy to create an elevated wellness experience bringing together heat, humidity, sound, light and aroma like never before.

The Power of Sound

The Power of Sound

The innate healing power of sound is being rediscovered. Quantum physicists and medical researchers are now proving scientifically, what the ancient Mayans intuitively understood. The Universe is made up of vibrational energy. What we resonate with, consciously or not, matters. Sound healing effectively aligns us with physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual optimal health and well-being. It attunes us bio-energetically with universal intelligence. Even if we don’t fully comprehend it intellectually; we can allow it to uplift our vibes, our immune systems, and enhance our lives.