17-23 November 2024 | Kathmandu, Nepal

Himalayan Transformation Retreat with Flex Studio (7 Days / 6 Nights)

Join Heather Thomas, Founder of Flex Studio, on a transformative retreat in Nepal 17 – 23 November 2024, where you will experience a curated Pilates and gourmet adventure during the 6 nights getaway in the land where heaven meets earth.

Start your wellness journey with a Classical Pilates workshop and elevate your practice with daily Pilates classes led by Heather. Weather permitting, this will take place outdoors overlooking the stunning Himalayan Mountain range, or in the harmonious designed meditation halls. Tantalize your taste buds with daily nourishing, unadulterated and flavorsome restorative meals directly from the farms to your table.

Spend two nights at the historic Dwarika’s Hotel, a luxury and award-winning ‘living museum’ and oasis amidst buzzing Kathmandu. Followed by four nights at the peaceful hilltop boutique resort in Dhulikhel, on the steppe of the Himalayas with uninterrupted mountain views, complete with a meditation maze, Himalayan salt chambers and organic garden.

Retreat Includes:

  • 6 night accommodations in a 5-star property
  • Airport transfers to and between properties
  • Daily breakfast
  • All dinners
  • Excursions and lunch in Kathmandu
  • 2 90-minute Pilates workshop with Heather Thomas
  • Daily Pilates practice with Heather Thomas
  • Complimentary wellbeing activities such as: Himalayan Salt Room, Chakra Sound Therapy Chamber, Himalayan Crystal House, Daily art and painting sessions, Daily group pottery sessions, Farm visits, Use of indoor and outdoor pools, Hot Tub and Sauna, Consultation with Ayurvedic Doctor, and Fitness Centre. 

Not Included:

  • Flights

PRACTITIONER

Heather Thomas
Pilates Guru, Founder of Flex Studio Hong Kong & Singapore

Always a movement enthusiast, Heather Thomas has been teaching Pilates for over two decades. Her recognition of Pilates’ benefits and passion for the discipline led her to embark on intensive training, completing her full Studio certification in 2002. She later studied traditional Pilates through Benjamin Degenhardt’s 360° Pilates in 2016, and received 3rd Generation Classical Pilates certification with Alycea Ungaro’s REAL Pilates in 2018. Heather is a Lead Educator for REAL Pilates, and conducts multiple trainings in Hong Kong and Singapore each year.

Heather opened Hong Kong’s Flex Studio in 2005, and Flex Studio Singapore in 2023. The studios have become the cities’ premiere fitness destinations and Classical Pilates Teacher Training Centres. Heather also leads annual retreats in Asia, and workshops to empower people to take control of their physical well-being. Her interest in movement and the body stems from decade-long training in classical ballet as a young girl, and subsequent daily yoga practice whilst living in New York City in the 1990’s.

Heather has a strong business background, with degrees from Johns Hopkins University and Columbia Business School, as well as extensive marketing experience with the Walt Disney Company.

She has designed and overseen the buildout of eight Pilates studios in Hong Kong and Singapore; her decades in the Pilates industry have led to an extensive network of connections, global resources and a firm belief in the endless possibilities Pilates offers.

“The body WANTS to do the right thing… 99% of the time we fail to give it an operating platform on which to improve. All it takes is the slightest nudge in the right direction to see profound neuromuscular change with just a few reps of an exercise. That’s the incredible honour we have to live in our bodies… we can abuse it for years, yet it will robustly adapt to positive change in order to return to the amazing miracle that is the human physique. Pilates is the embodiment of this potential.” — Heather Thomas, Founder of Flex Studio

 

WHERE: Dwarikas Hotel, Dhulikel Resort, Kathmandu, Nepal
WHEN: 17 – 23 November 2024 (7 Days / 6 Nights)
ACCOMMODATION: Single & Double Occupancy available
PRICE: Starting from USD 4580 for Single Occupancy
TO BOOK: info@gourmetontour.com

 

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