Discover Our Visiting Wellness Experts

Claude Simard

Claude is an internationally acclaimed massage specialist and meditation teacher, with more than three decades of experience. Specialising in remedial massage, he expertly combines therapeutic massage with his extensive knowledge of inner child meditation, dream work and psycho-energetic massage to guide his patients to a profound level of healing. Claude has been committed to helping others from a young age, previously working as a social worker in Canada and as a leader of cultural exchange programmes for young people of different nationalities. He continues to harness the intuition and sensitivity developed during these early years of his career through his own extensive meditation practices.
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Yuko Ozawa

Yuko is a qualified macrobiotic chef and health advisor. Since training in holistic cooking, shiatsu bodywork and healing hands therapy in the UK and Japan, she has developed her own unique approach based on the body-mind-food connection. Yuko helps her clients reconnect with their bodies and minds while using their relationships with food as a guide and support in their healing journey. Yuko is also a fermented foods expert and strongly believes empowering her clients is the healthiest and most sustainable meal plan.
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Hortensia Corredoira

Soneva Jani: March 1-31, 2023 Soneva Fushi: April 1-30, 2023 During her 15-year career, Hortensia has collaborated with the UN, Olympics Sports Federations and several private clinics. She has a Master’s in Osteopathy and degrees in Sports Education and Physiotherapy. Originally focused on a traditional osteopathic approach to treating sports injuries, Hortensia’s methodology evolved to reflect evidence that stress, emotions and unchanneled trauma have a direct impact on the body. She works closely with you to get to the root of your concerns, using a unique, multi-pronged approach that combines traditional osteopathy with her deep knowledge of the body’s biodynamic, skeletal, muscular and craniosacral systems.  
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Roger Moore

Roger has been a key figure in the wellness sector for more than three decades. Named in Tatler’s ‘Best of the Best’ guide as ‘one of the top 8 therapists worth travelling around the globe for’, he conducts therapies, seminars and workshops around the world in energy work, spiritual healing, profound emotional recovery and growth. Roger’s unique approach combines science, medicine, Eastern wellness philosophies, psychotherapeutics and spirituality – working with you to create a whole-person, grounded and integrative pathway to wellbeing, health and a joyful existence.  
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Dara Ekster

Massage therapist Dara draws on nearly 20 years of experience in the healing arts. Specialising in John Barnes’ myofascial release and craniosacral therapy, she supports others in living their most pain-free, optimal life. She has also practised as a midwife caring for women and families, focusing on pregnancy and postpartum massage. Dara works with both children and adults and incorporates her training in Shiatsu acupressure, deep tissue, Swedish and medical massage, women’s health, and Mayan uterine and abdominal massage for reproductive and digestive care into her sessions. She is passionate about helping others find more relaxation, joy, freedom of movement and greater expression in their bodies, especially those dealing with pain or injury.
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Katherine Kulp

Dr Katherine PT, DPT, OCS, CFMT, CSCS, is an experienced physiotherapist and expert in realigning and rebalancing the body. Her treatment philosophy focuses on patient-centred work, optimising functional movement through manual therapy and a targeted exercise rehabilitation approach. She has worked across the world helping patients with chronic injuries and spinal dysfunction, as well as a special focus on the pelvic girdle.
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Nataliya Robinson

For more than ten years, skin therapist Nataliya has regularly been listed in Vanity Fair, Tatler, Vogue, The Times and Forbes ‘black book’ as one of the world’s leading skin experts. Known as ‘The Skin Whisperer’ by her loyal clients, which include leading beauty editors, film stars, models and UAE Royalty, Nataliya is renowned for her holistic, non-invasive approach to skin conditions such as acne and rosacea. In addition, she holds a post-graduate diploma in Traditional Chinese Medicine and is currently completing her Naturopathic Nutritionist Diploma.
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Lizzy Robbins

California native Lizzy experienced an injury whilst working as a lifeguard, and embarked on a journey of personal transformation, relocating to Mexico and exploring the healing arts. As a qualified holistic health practitioner, therapeutic art life coach, clinical hypnotherapist, and holistic retreat leader, Lizzy takes an integrative approach in her work to help others regain their balance.
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Kristin Kaspersen

Hailing from Sweden, Kristin Kaspersen has been interested in wellness since she was a young girl. The television host, author and entrepreneur completed her first yoga teacher training programme in the year 2000. Since then, she’s authored five best-selling books on health and wellbeing. She has a deep interest in coaching and leadership and uses her gained knowledge to help loved ones through loss, grief and changes in close relationships. Kristin’s podcast, Kristin Kaspersen Nyfiken På (Curious Kristin Kaspersen), is based upon her conversations with the wide variety of people she meets, delving into their knowledge and life experiences. Teaching her own take on Yinyoga, Kristin practices yoga and stretches every morning to wake her body and nervous system for the day ahead. While at Soneva, she will be hosting a series of morning yoga and Soma Move classes that reveal the importance of starting the day with yoga to manage stress, increase energy levels and prevent injury.
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Alan Dolan

World-renowned breath coach and founder of Breathguru, Alan Dolan has been at the forefront of breathwork in the UK and around the world for the last 19 years, changing people’s lives through the simple power of breathing. Alan’s clients are of all ages and backgrounds including comedian and actor Russell Brand, actress Naomie Harris, and various other Hollywood A-listers. After graduating from Aston University, Alan worked across Africa, Asia and for 10 years in the Middle East, forging a career as a public relations manager in the high-pressure world of communications. After taking a sabbatical to pursue his interest in all things metaphysical, Alan was introduced to the wonders of breathwork. Almost two decades later, he has gained a wealth of experience and is now based in Lanzarote where he runs the Breathguru Retreat. He also runs training and mentoring programmes for budding breath coaches and hosts online breath sessions for both individuals and groups. During a 90-minute breathwork session, Alan will teach you conscious connected breathing, a simple yet powerful technique that helps us to open up to our full potential. Conscious breathing is natural, safe and designed to be practised independently once taught. Its benefits include increased energy, the release of emotional baggage, reduced anxiety, increased positivity, increased levels of relaxation, improved stress response and greater self-awareness. “After 65 anxious years, trying every conceivable treatment and therapy available, just one session of breathwork was all that was needed to calm a troubled mind.” John Crace, Political correspondent, The Guardian
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