Accommodation at Kamalaya, luxury spa resort in Thailand
EVENTS & VISITING PRACTITIONERS
TCM Treatments with Dr. Song Qinggeng, 9th April - 18th May 2018
Sports Massage, Deep Tissue and Myofascial Release with Julian Eymann, 17th April - 2nd May 2018
Life Enhancement Retreats
Finding Emotional Balance & Freedom
with Kamalaya’s Life Enhancement Mentors
9th - 15th May 2018
Yin & Yang Yoga with Simon Low
31st May - 4th June 2018
Awakening your Essential Self with Karina Stewart
6th - 14th October 2018
Wellness Sanctuary and Holistic Spa Resort
At Kamalaya Koh Samui, Thailand`s award-winning Wellness Sanctuary and Holistic Spa resort, you can experience a life-enriching healthy holiday. Our wellness programs offer solutions for detox, stress and burnout, healthy lifestyle and yoga. If you are looking for a more personalised wellness experience, our team of international naturopaths can work with you to create your own health program from our extensive range of holistic medicine, spa and healing therapies.
Centred around a monk's cave that once served Buddhist monks as a place of meditation and spiritual retreat, Kamalaya's essence is expressed in its name, 'Lotus (kamal) Realm (alaya)', an ancient symbol for the growth and unfolding of the human spirit.
Our wellness programs offer solutions for detox, stress and burnout, optimal fitness,
weight control, sleep enhancement, emotional balance and yoga.
If you are looking for a more personalised wellness experience, our team of international naturopaths can work with you
to create your own health program from our extensive range of holistic medicine, spa and healing therapies.
Introduction to Kamalaya
Karina Stewart, co-founder, introduces Kamalaya's holistic wellness experience integrating healing therapies from East and West, a breathtakingly beautiful natural environment, inspired healthy cuisine, holistic fitness practices and customised wellness programs.
Our holistic approach
Karina Stewart, Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine, introduces Kamalaya's holistic approach to wellness - our programs, treatments and therapies offering solutions for detox, yoga, stress and burnout, fitness, weight control, sleep, and emotional balance.
The Healthy Chef
During a recent wellness retreat at Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary, Australia's “Healthy Chef”, Teresa Cutter, talks to Dr Karina Stewart about detox. They discuss things like how often should we detox, the health benefits and what foods to avoid during a detox program.
Stress Management: Adrenal Burnout
Karina Stewart discusses stress management, in particular Adrenal Burnout; who is most susceptible, what to look out for, and how to recognise when it's time to get help.
Emotional Balance Retreat
To enhance its individual wellness programs and personalized health journeys, Kamalaya has introduced small group retreats. The ”Finding Emotional Balance & Freedom” Retreat is guided by Kamalaya's Life Enhancement Mentors.
Life Enhancement mentoring
Kamalaya's team of Life Enhancement Practitioners and Personal Mentors can help to create this space of openness, awareness and understanding, with one-on-one sessions that help to address immediate and long-term growth needs.
An Optimal Approach to Weight Loss and the Role of Detoxification
Losing kilos is at the top of the wish list for many people thinking about a detox, and while it is usually one of the results, it's not the goal. Karina Stewart explains how a well researched detox program can set the foundation for weight control in the long term.
Awakening your Essential Self Retreat with Karina Stewart
A unique opportunity to work closely with Kamalaya co-founder Karina Stewart, Master of Traditional Chinese Medicine, who will personally facilitate a series of intimate group retreats to support participants through a subtle process of inner discovery.
Comprehensive Optimal Fitness program
Kamalaya founders Karina and John Stewart introducing the ideal program for regular exercisers who wish to develop their workouts while also seeking support in finding a balance between tough exercise, relaxation techniques and stretching, optimum nutrition and a healthy lifestyle.
Detox expert Karina Stewart on the potential of research based detox programs
In this video, Karina shares some practical advice for research based detoxification programs and the significant health benefits achieved. "Although the body detoxifies naturally, it is beneficial to clear out pollutants and assist the metabolism to function more optimally”, says Karina Stewart.
Worldwide Health & Wellness Destination of the Year 2018
At the World Spas & Wellness Awards held in London on Sunday 25th February, Kamalaya was announced as the ‘Worldwide Health & Wellness Destination of the Year’. Kamalaya received the prestigious award for the second year running, after being voted the 2018 winner by an independent jury of industry professionals.
Life Enhancement Group Retreats
The new group retreats provide a setting for guests to explore particular areas of interest in greater depth and to benefit from the support network of like-minded individuals, with a maximum of 12 participants per retreat. Upcoming retreats include explorations of emotional wellbeing with Kamalaya's Life Enhancement Mentors, self-discovery retreats with Kamalaya co-founder Karina Stewart and yoga immersions guided by renowned ’Yin & Yang Yoga' teacher Simon Low.
Thought leaders and friends of Kamalaya share their expertise in our regular discussions. Watch our past conversations and see upcoming speakers, including Sandro Lane, an entrepreneur who reformed ecologically harmful marine practices and turned it into a profitable business. Find out more here.
Healthy Cooking Recipies
If inspiration is what you need to help turn your healthy lifestyle intentions into reality, then visit our Recipes for Healthy Living video gallery to keep you focused and inspired. You'll find videos showing you how to prepare Kamalaya cuisine at home, as well as written recipes, and video spots from Karina Stewart and the Kamalaya wellness team.
Yin & Yang Yoga Immersion Retreat with Simon Low
Enrich and expand your yoga practice with Simon Low, one of the world's foremost specialists of yin and yang yoga, principal of The Yoga Academy and co-founder of Triyoga in London. Simon's balanced, intelligent and truly holistic approach makes these retreats suitable for all levels.
Kamalaya co-founder Karina Stewart on Women's Health
“It is wonderful to see modern women have so many options to express their personality, with multiple career opportunities and life choices”, says Karina. “At the same time, as natural care-givers, a self-neglect with regard to our own needs is very common.” Karina shares self-care tips for women at different stages of their lives.
Kamalaya Healthy Lifestyle Programs
Karina Stewart talks about Kamalaya's Healthy Lifestyle programs, which take a foundational approach by dealing with sleep imbalances, weight loss, nutrition and fitness to help people start their journey into vital vibrant health.
Karina Stewart on Emotional Balance
Emotional balance is a vital ingredient for personal wellbeing and the health of our relationships, including the one we have with ourselves. Karina Stewart explains why nowadays it is so difficult to stay connected to our own emotions and reveals techniques to stay emotionally balanced.
Karina Stewart introduces the program designed to enrich your emotional wellbeing and life fulfillment. The focus is to address current life situations with effective tools to restore emotional balance. It is suitable for anyone seeking support for life change and life challenging situations of any kind.
Karina Stewart on Healthy Eating Principles
In this video, Kamalaya co-founder Karina Stewart explains why food as the foundation of good health and shares some of the basic principles of healthy eating.
Karina Stewart on Sugar
Kamalaya co-founder Karina Stewart shares some useful knowledge on how sugar consumption affects our health and wellbeing.
How to enhance Sleep Quality
Karina Stewart explains how traditional Asian foot treatments can help us sleep. The treatment is part of Kamalaya's Sleep Enhancement Program.
Karina Stewart on Managing Stress
In this interview, Karina talks about how each of us has the power to managing stress more effectively. “It all starts with the attitude we have towards our life circumstances, says Karina.
Breathing Practice to Counteract Fatigue
Breathing practice to counteract fatigue with Sujay, Kamalaya Meditation and Life Enhancement Mentor.