Foremost experts on health and wellness to lead events, seminars and activities.

Saint Lucia (September 19, 2011) – Saint Lucia announces the inaugural Health & Wellness Retreat, November 17th to 20th, 2011, bringing together leading experts in yoga, nutrition, and lifestyle coaching to offer a comprehensive wellbeing package. Taking place in Soufriere, considered by many as the “Eden of the Caribbean,” the retreat will span four days with tickets priced at US$1000. Participants that purchase tickets before October 15th will receive a US$200 discount. Several area luxury accommodations are also offering special packages.

“Soufriere is quickly emerging as a preferred health and wellness destination, with its picturesque landscape, spiritual Piton Mountains, the therapeutic benefits of the mineral springs and mud baths, and the many world-class spas in the area” said Lyton Lamontagne of The Soufriere Foundation.

The retreat will be structured around a series of seminars conducted by leading experts in the wellness industry including Iyengar Yoga’s John Schumacher, Feng Shui consultant William Spear, and Dr. Stephen Brewer, Medical Director at Canyon Ranch in Tucson, Arizona.

Participants can engage in yoga and feng shui workshops, pottery, art and photography classes, or get active with trail hiking, climbing the famous Piton Mountains, kayaking, bicycling, snorkeling, bird-watching and more. For the ultimate relaxation, guests can indulge in spa treatments starting with the therapeutic benefits of Soufriere’s mineral and mud baths. Lunch will be an interactive event with local chef demonstrations while enjoying healthy, wholesome and locally sourced cuisine.

Participating luxury accommodations in Soufriere and surrounding area include: Jalousie Plantation, Fond Doux Plantation Resort, Still Beach House, Hummingbird Beach Resort, Stonefield Estate Villa Resort & Spa, La Haut Plantation, Hotel Chocolat, Ladera Resort, Anse Chastanet Resort / Jade Mountain and Mago Estate Hotel.


For more information about the island of Saint Lucia call 1-800-456-3984, or visit To learn more about the Health & Wellness Retreat visit