Thirty-One Days of Wellness
Join our leading wellness experts at Metropolitan by COMO, Bangkok during ‘Wellness Month’ in March
February 8, 2013 (Bangkok, TH) – Experts in ‘raw food,’ massage therapy and yoga will be on hand at COMO Shambhala Urban Escape throughout March as part of a dedicated ‘Wellness Month’ at Metropolitan by COMO, Bangkok. The schedule is open to both guests of the hotel, Bangkok residents and members of the spa.
Raw food specialist Diana Von Cranach, and the renowned musculo-skeletal therapist Rohan Quarry Day, are among the experts who will be resident with us throughout the month. They will be delivering a packed schedule of classes and sessions that will help clients share in their knowledge and expertise. Experts in yoga (including facial yoga) and Pilates will also be running special classes during the month.
Diana Von Cranach, who is widely acknowledged for her contribution towards the raw food movement, collaborates with COMO Shambhala regularly at Metropolitan, Bangkok and at COMO Shambhala Estate, Bali. Together with the hotel’s Executive Chef Chris Miller, Diana will be on hand to share her tips for getting the most out of raw cooking. Guests will be able to take part in a raw cooking class with a specific focus on Thai and Balinese menus. Diana’s delicious, enzyme-packed raw menu will also be available to order at the Metropolitan’s healthy glow restaurant. Diana Von Cranach said: “I am excited to work again with Chris Miller of glow restaurant – our collaboration will highlight the best of Asian cuisine via Living Foods, specifically Thai and Balinese flavours, all sourced from the freshest, local produce.”
Australian-born Rohan Quarry Day is the founder of Musculo-skeletal Deep Tissue Massage Therapy, a powerful combination of many different types of therapy, personally developed by Rohan after years of studying and working with a wide range of clients, to relieve symptoms of pain, stress and tiredness. His renowned hands-on healing therapy has won him a dedicated clientele all over the world, from stressed out executives to Olympic athletes. Rohan, a long-term collaborator with COMO Shambhala will be offering a number of one-to-one sessions at the Escape over selected dates.
Other special classes on offer will include:
For a full calendar of what’s on during Wellness Month at COMO Shambhala Urban Escape, Bangkok, visit comohotels.com/metropolitanbangkok
Metropolitan by COMO, Bangkok
Metropolitan by COMO, Bangkok on South Sathorn Road enjoys close proximity to Bangkok’s urban nightlife as well as shopping and the city’s Sky Train. The 171 rooms and suites, defined by subtle contemporary design, offer cosseting luxury with attentive service. The Met Bar is a lively bar well known for its DJs and selection of martini cocktails. Australian chef David Thompson delivers award-winning Thai cooking at nahm restaurant whilst glow focuses on COMO Shambhala Cuisine—a nutritious, healthful menu. Relaxation is available at the hotel’s COMO Shambhala Urban Escape, comprising Asian-inspired treatments, a gym, yoga studio and 20m outdoor pool.
About the COMO Group and COMO Hotels and Resorts
COMO Hotels and Resorts creates personalised luxury travel experiences in its Urban Hotels, Island Resorts, Adventure Retreats and Wellness Resorts – highlighting wellness, cuisine, adventure and culture, service and design – while always trying to uphold a strong, sustainable approach towards the people and places where we operate.
Founded by Christina Ong, COMO Hotels and Resorts develops and manages handpicked, individually curated properties: The Halkin by COMO in London, two Metropolitan by COMO hotels in London and Bangkok, Parrot Cay by COMO in the Turks and Caicos, Cocoa Island by COMO in the Maldives, and three Uma by COMO experience resorts in Bali and Bhutan. Point Yamu by COMO is a new property in Phuket, Thailand, opening 2013. The company also manages COMO Shambhala Estate in Bali in partnership with its sister brand in wellness, COMO Shambhala, which promotes health, relaxation and learning through its products, services, cuisine, treatments and spa facilities within each COMO property.