The Monaco Government and Tourist Authority, Visit Monaco, announces that the principality will be hosting its first-ever health and wellness festival, ‘In Your Element’.
This festival partners with the Columbus Monte Carlo hotel and Monaco’s leading World Class Gym. ‘In Your Element’ Festival offers a wide range of wellness activities with reputable Health & Fitness Experts
Set to take place from 5th – 7th July 2019, both residents and visitors of Monaco can book to attend the weekend event showcasing the latest innovations in health, fitness and wellness.
Workshops and Panel Discussions
Festival attendees can take part in workshops and panel discussions with both the UK and Monaco’s top athletes and experts in fitness, healthy eating & nutrition, holistic therapies and beauty, including Jasmine Hemsley, Naomi Buff and Kim Hartwell.
Back to Alignment
Designed to restore bodily imbalances back to alignment, the diverse programme for all the family will span yoga, breath work, nutrition-based cookery sessions, holistic therapies including Chinese medicine, bootcamps, cycling and more. Classes will take place at Monaco’s leading World Class Gym, with kids football coaching at former Man City football player, Richard Dunne’s FMC Elite Football Academy.
The festival will be based on the four elements, Earth, Air, Fire and Water, known to serve as powerful guides on how to live in synergy with nature. Classes and workshops by element will include:
Fire classes and workshops
Aimed to enhance energy and strength, guests can expect to recharge and revitalise with activities such as dynamic mat Pilates, a morning bootcamp session, as well as a total body fitness class and a spin class led by fitness experts and wellness influencers such as Kim Hartwell.
Earth classes and workshops
Those looking to heal and nourish their bodies can enjoy panel discussions and workshops based on healthy nutrition, including an ‘Eating for More Energy’ workshop with Naomi Buff, founder of Naomi’s Kitchen and a talk on ‘Eastern Wisdom for Western Wellbeing’ by holistic guru and best-selling food author Jasmine Hemsley. Attendees can also learn the art of ancient Chinese medicine remedies with Fanny Rigaud, a highly accomplished practitioner in holistic therapies.
Water classes and workshops
Designed to boost creativity and improve the natural flow of the body, visitors can enjoy activities such as an anti-ageing and movement workshop and an ‘Eating for Good Skin’ cooking workshop led by Naomi Buff. For the more adventurous, there will also be an ice-bath challenge and the opportunity to compete in a beach volleyball tournament.
Air classes and workshops
Air classes will help recalibrate festival goers with relaxing activities focusing on breathing techniques, including yoga classes, sound bath healing, an innovative ‘Aromalates’ session combining aromatherapy with Pilates and ‘Reiki Reset and Recharge’ treatments. Children will also have the chance to take part in specialist ‘Mini-Mindfulness Meditation and Yoga’ sessions.
During the festival, attendees can enjoy a silent disco dance class at Stars ‘N’ Bars, a recently refurbished entertainment venue overlooking Monaco’s beautiful Port.
Following the Principality’s recent ‘Green is the New Glam’ campaign, ‘In Your Element’ aims to emphasise the importance of eco-friendly acts such as sustainability and mindful eating through its talks and workshops, whilst also offering a local focus on Monaco’s principals of marine ecosystem preservation.
DATES: 5th – 7th July 2019,
Tickets – which include access to all classes, workshops, beauty treatments, expert talks, events and more – are available for both days, or one, from €50 to €80.
To book tickets and for further information, please visit https://inyourelementfestival.com/.