Posts tagged "Kamalaya"
Why detox? A talk with Karina Stewart of Kamalaya Koh Samui

Why detox? A talk with Karina Stewart of Kamalaya Koh Samui

I have done a detox program a few times. I always feel so great afterwards I think I will never go back to my old ways. Unfortunately, it’s typically a matter of days not weeks before I slip back into the same old same old. And so I...
A Video Lesson from Our Favorite Healthy Chef - Kai Mueller of Kamalaya

A Video Lesson from Our Favorite Healthy Chef – Kai Mueller of Kamalaya

Hey all, It’s no secret that we love Kamalaya here – a wonderful combo of relaxing space, great doctors, and inventive food. We’ve previously featured our personal experiences cooking with Kai, but now thanks to the internet you can have a virtual class with Kai yourself. In the...
The Alternative Medicine of Ayurveda

The Alternative Medicine of Ayurveda

An Indian medical tradition dating back to the 1st century B.C. As part of the Health & Wellness 2010 Series Ayurveda always seemed to me to be to be a bit like horoscopes – you have your doshas (type of person). And your dosha describes your body type,...
Benefits of Yoga as Part of a Healthy Lifestyle

Benefits of Yoga as Part of a Healthy Lifestyle

Yoga is more than just meditation and twisting your self into a pretzel As part of the Health & Wellness 2010 Series (above pictures courtesy of Lyan’lex Bernales – Giveitashot) I got into yoga about 12 years ago in New York. I’ll admit it, I did it because...
Learn from the Chef – Healthy Spa Cuisine from Kai Mueller, Kamalaya Koh Samui, Thailand

Learn from the Chef – Healthy Spa Cuisine from Kai Mueller, Kamalaya Koh Samui, Thailand

Healthy Spa Recipes from our favourite holistic spa As part of our Health & Wellness 2010 Series From the age of 5, Kai had a passion for cooking. He started early with his first job in the kitchen at an Austrian ski resort at the age of 16...
Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture

Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture

An ancient medical practice focused on health and prevention As part of our Health & Wellness 2010 Series “And while TCM can treat illness, say a common cold, it is more about going to the underlying issue, the weakened immune system that allowed you to get the cold.”...
Asian Holistic Therapies at Kamalaya Wellness Retreat, Koh Samui, Thailand

Asian Holistic Therapies at Kamalaya Wellness Retreat, Koh Samui, Thailand

An endless array of holistic therapies at this tranquil island spa I generally have a rule of not visiting the same place twice. I prefer to expand my horizons and challenge myself to see and do new things. However, I recently returned to Kamalaya in Koh Samui. Our...
Healthy Eating and Recipes for Food Lovers

Healthy Eating and Recipes for Food Lovers

Are healthy and delicious oxymorons? I imagine I am not alone in my struggle. I love food and eating out. I am always thinking about, planning and strategizing my next meal – it’s part passion…and maybe part obsession. And while I would like to piously assert that I...
Healthy Recipes from Kamalaya Koh Samui

Healthy Recipes from Kamalaya Koh Samui

Here are three healthy recipes from Kamalaya, Koh Samui. Chef Kai Mueller, the Executive Chef of Kamalaya, taught Joanna these recipes on her Holiday stay. I’m so thankful, the Maki Roll seems to have opened Joanna’s mind to rolls and sushi – no small feat! Recipes after the...
Health & Wellness Spa Retreat, Kamalaya Koh Samui, Thailand

Health & Wellness Spa Retreat, Kamalaya Koh Samui, Thailand

I needed some time-off. Time off from the world, from long work days followed by longer dinners, from my computer(s), from my cell phone, from happy hour cocktails… I wanted a real break where I could nourish my body and empty my mind. I did a lot of...