Josué is the Fitness Supervisor at Pine Cliffs, a Luxury Collection Resort.  Heading up the dedicated Pine Cliffs Goes Active health and fitness centre, he oversees a wide range of activities, from high-intensity interval training, yoga and Pilates to Tabata training and capoeira. With nearly twenty years’ experience in the field, Josué is passionate about providing a fun, invigorating experience for guests and personally helping them to achieve their fitness goals.

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Katrina-Jane Bart is a down to earth, ‘out of the box’ clairvoyant medium, multi award winning author, international motivational speaker, teacher and thought leader - who is dedicated to guiding people through this experience called life! Her specialities include death and dying, clairvoyant readings, support for sensitive children and empowering women to find their purpose and live their dreams.

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Even with the advancement of technology in travel, people are still turning to travel agents for booking advice and support - especially for something as complex as wellness travel experiences. While searching for your ideal holiday can be done with the press of a button, creating an itinerary that checks all your boxes, from budget planning to curated experiences, can be time consuming and stressful. With specialist travel agents like ourselves, you hardly have to lift a finger, as we do all the work for you. Just share your goals and expectations with us, and we’ll do the rest. We take the stress out of planning, give you the best price and provide tailored consultations no mobile app can do. We share the top 8 benefits of booking with a specialist travel agent below.

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Routines and rituals help to relax and train your body and mind. You’ve likely experienced this in your daily life - for example, an exercise routine is often easier to stick to when it’s done regularly at the same time.

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Two words that are evolving rapidly in the English language are ‘detox’ and ‘cleanse’. Twenty years ago, a detox would have been used to describe the process of ridding the body of addictive substances (i.e. alcohol, heroin, prescription medications). While it still encompasses that today, it also has another meaning that is gaining ground. A detox is now seen to rid the body of multiple toxins, such as those brought in by pollutants and bad lifestyle habits. To achieve this, there is the positively promoted colon hydrotherapy or concoctions to ingest to help flush the digestive system. As detox establishments sprout up all over the globe, the number of people who are sceptical of such facilities are increasing.

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What is Borgo Egnazia and who’s it for?

Borgo Egnazia is the perfect destination for anybody who wants to escape the daily stresses of life. From an award-winning spa and Michelin star restaurant, to stunning rooms and scenery, there’s no doubt that this luxurious 5-star resort will offer an experience like no other.

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We’re all about improving lives through wellness travel, so if you’re looking for a significant shift or craving a longer experience, Aro Hā’s extended 8-day retreat got you covered. They run these a few times per year, offering a special chance to go deeper into the program.

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After her own weight loss transformation, losing over 30 kilos, mum of three Prue Houston has since dedicated herself to the world of women’s health and fitness.  With a lengthy fitness rap sheet under her belt that includes everything from a competing as an All Star Cheerleader, CrossFit Athlete, Olympic Weightlifter and soon-to-be competitive Strong Woman to opening her own boutique women’s gym and studying as a nutritionist.  But there were plenty of tough times along the way, which included burning out in her PT career and    having to close her beloved gym in 2015. What started as a cathartic confessional, Prue’s blog Finding My Fit was about her rising from the ashes, having her third baby, turning 40, and reopening Pretty Fit, on her terms. But more recently, the Finding My Fit blog has taken an exciting turn that has Prue road testing and showcasing all the ways that YOU can Find Your Fit. Prue has struck a chord with readers by bringing her fitness experiences to the forefront with her likable banter and wonderfully honest reviews.

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Looking to rekindle your romance this season of hearts? Embark on an exclusive couples retreat at REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort, a luxurious romantic haven set amidst the breezy hills of Nusa Dua in southern Bali. This 6-day retreat will be held 10 to 16 February and will be hosted by French psychoanalyst and couple therapist, Cécilia Commo.

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Patrícia, Spa Manager of EPIC SANA Algarve since May 2017, joined the team as Fitness Instructor in 2013 and has helped build one of the leading resort fitness programs in Portugal. The resort offers a gamut of classes and workout programs, as well as Pilates and other activities in the resort’s green areas, while emphasizing the critical importance of diet, nutrition and lifestyle to attaining peak fitness.

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Slow down the signs of ageing and give a healthy boost to your well-being. There are several causes that can speed up the aging process: the fast pace of modern living, unhealthy eating habits and stress. Counteract those causes with this list of age-defying treatments and discover the best anti-ageing holiday to try them in. These experiences will not only be relaxing, but also bring your natural glow back making you look and feel younger as you return.

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Follow your every wellness whim in 2019 with a year’s worth of inspiration and motivation to indulge in health-enhancing wellness experiences around the world. From January detox retreats in Switzerland to summer fitness breaks in Ibiza, we reveal our month-by-month guide of the best wellness holiday destinations for 2019, so you can make this the year to nourish your mind, body and soul. 

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What is Pine Cliffs and who’s it for?

Pine Cliffs is an award-winning 5-star luxury hotel, but it is so much more than that: it's a resort, a golf course, a spa, fitness centre, tennis academy, a lifestyle and an experience. Located on the amazing coastline of the Algarve, in Southern Portugal on a stunning cliff-top above Portugal’s longest beach, Praia Da Falesia. Whilst I was there, I saw families, couples, singles, spa-lovers, golfers and many more because of the variety of amenities and sprawling grounds the resort is situated on.

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Ali Hill is the CEO of AFR Fast 100 company Pragmatic Thinking, a Psychologist, an award-winning business woman, an influential keynote speaker, producer and host of Stand Out Life podcast, regular on mainstream media, and a best-selling author. 

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There are many benefits of travel, however, staying healthy while traveling can prove to be a challenge. Away from the comforts of your daily routine, it’s easy to fall off your health and fitness wagon when you’re on the go. While you still want to enjoy your holiday, don’t let your hard-earned efforts go to waste. Follow these 10 essential tips for healthy travel for an indulgent holiday minus the guilt:  

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Stress is inevitable. It is an essential part of our lives, but this doesn’t mean that we have to tolerate the stress of our daily lives. It is true that negative emotions can affect our health so keep in mind that we are in control of our own thoughts, and if we are able to let it enter our minds, then we are capable to let it back out. By practicing these very simple yet effective methods can help reduce our everyday stress:

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We unveil our Black Friday travel offers across a range of worldwide luxury health retreats that you can enjoy for less. From a 5 star wellness retreat in Phuket to a hillside boutique hotel in the Caribbean, feed your wellness wanderlust and give yourself the gift of well-being in some of the world’s most luxurious destinations.

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Everyone loves a triumphant story. We all root for the character in movies having a tough time, repeatedly failing, only to achieve ultimate success before the credits run. But what if that story could be yours? We show you how to achieve your fairy tale ending by transforming your body and mind through lifestyle changes you can start today to secure the tomorrow of your dreams.

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When juggling work and family life, finding the best family holiday to suit your needs can be an arduous task. Not every family has the same idea of the perfect family escape; some want to be active during their holiday and some want to relax at the beach while the kids have the time of their lives playing games and making new friends. To help you with your multi-generational family holiday dilemmas, here are our top picks for the best family-friendly holidays that’ll cover any interests, from sports to spa for the whole family to enjoy.

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A commentary by Dr. Clive Williams

Celebrating #Movember this year, we are putting the spotlight on men’s health to help raise awareness about some of the biggest well-being issues faced by men and address the internal stigmas associated to masculinity. Here, North Brisbane psychologist, Dr. Clive Williams answers the question, “Why should men care about self-care?” to start a conversation and redefine the true meaning of strength, allowing them to get the help and tools they need for a healthy and fulfilled life:

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