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Rocco Forte Wellness Programmes

At Verdura Resort

OUR SPECIALISTS

Osteopath: Antonino Balistreri
Antonino gained a Masters at the British School of Osteopathy. He also has a diploma in sports and remedial massage from the London School of Sports Massage and a variety of Personal Training diplomas, as well as being certified for Kinesiology Taping.

Nutritionist: Giancarlo Giammarresi 
A strong advocate for the Mediterranean Diet, Giancarlo has a wealth of experience in the field of nutrition. He graduated in Biological Sciences, before doing a Masters in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, specialising in sports nutrition. He has been a clinical biologist at the Clinical and Microbiological Analysis Laboratory in Bagheria, Sicily, since 1997, as well as having his own clinic since 2001. Giancarlo is a member of SINU (Italian Society of Human Nutrition) and ADI (Italian Association of Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition).

Mindfulness Coach: Paolo Bisazza
Paolo is an international meditation teacher, mentor, Reiki master, Shamanic practitioner. He has been working in the holistic field for almost a decade. He teaches one-to-one and group sessions in many different settings, and is passionate about sharing the practical skills and the profound benefits of experiencing true awareness in the world in which we live today.

Fitness Supervisor: Lia Vitrano 
Once a professional fencer, Lia is a passionate sportswoman, with a number of sports qualifications, as well as having recently obtained a degree in Motor Sciences. She has fitness instructor and Yoga qualifications recognised by AICS- Coni (Italian Culture & Sports Association). She has musical fitness (step, aerobics, etc.), and pilates qualifications recognised by FIF (Italian Fitness Federation). She is also a qualified swimming instructor with FIN (Italian Swimming Federation) and a water fitness instructor with CSEN (Specialty Acqua Fitness Course).

Core Therapist Team
Our Spa Therapists have a wealth of experience and are certified in a variety of specialised techniques.

Healthy Lifestyle Programme (Min. 6 Days)

The most intensive of our programmes, Healthy Lifestyle is designed to help you achieve spiritual, mental, emotional and physical balance. This programme aims to break bad habits, and help you pursue activities, choices and a lifestyle that leads you to a state of holistic health.

The minimum 6 days includes:

  • Spa Expert, Nutritionist & Osteopath Consultations
  • Full Board Personalised Nourish Menus
  • Daily Thalassotherapy Circuit
  • Daily Infrared Sauna
  • 1 Healthy Cooking Lesson
  • 5 Fitness/Movement Therapies*
  • 4 Massage Treatments*
  • 1 Face Treatment*
  • 1 Face+ Treatment*
  • 3 Body Treatments*
  • 1 Mind Therapy* 

Programme includes complimentary access to all daily fitness classes. Additional treatments and therapies will be added for programmes over 6 days. 

*See treatments and therapies tab.

Fit Programme (Min. 6 Days)

This programme is designed to help you achieve your fitness goals. Whether you’re preparing for a sporting event, need rehabilitation or would just like to kick-start a good exercise routine, this programme will help you reach mental and physical equilibrium.

The minimum 6 days includes:

  • Spa Expert, Nutritionist, Osteopath & Fitness Expert Consultations
  • Full Board Personalised Nourish Menus
  • Daily Thalassotherapy Circuit
  • Daily Infrared Sauna
  • 6 Fitness/Movement Therapies*
  • 3 Body Treatments*
  • 4 Massage Treatments*
  • 1 Mind Therapy* 

Programme includes complimentary access to all daily fitness classes. Additional treatments and therapies will be added for programmes over 6 days.

*See treatments and therapies tab.

Relax Programme (Min. 6 days)

Stress is an unavoidable consequence of life today. This programme is designed to help you restore both mind and body to optimum health, whilst bolstering your resilience to future stress.

The minimum 6 days includes: 

  • Spa Expert, Osteopath & Mindfulness Coach Consultations
  • Daily Thalassotherapy Circuit
  • Daily Infrared Sauna
  • 3 Fitness/Movement Therapies*
  • 3 Massage Treatments*
  • 1 Facial Treatment*
  • 2 Body Treatments*
  • 2 Mind Therapies*
  • 6 Mind+ Therapies* 

Programme includes complimentary access to all daily fitness classes. Additional treatments and therapies will be added for programmes over 6 days.

*See treatments and therapies tab.

Express Programme (3 Days)

Perfect for those looking for a quick fix over a long weekend or a few days, this programme is designed to speedily help you break bad habits and kick-start a new routine of spiritual, mental, emotional and physical balance.

3-Day Package:

  • Spa Expert, Nutritionist & Osteopath Consultations
  • Full Board Personalised Nourish Menus
  • Daily Thalassotherapy Circuit
  • Daily Infrared Sauna
  • 3 Fitness/Movement Therapies*
  • 3 Massage Treatments*
  • 1 Face Treatment*
  • 2 Body Treatments*
  • 1 Mind Therapy* 

Programme includes complimentary access to all daily fitness classes.

*See treatments and therapies tab.

TREATMENTS AND THERAPIES

The following treatments and therapies are available to choose from for the Rocco Forte Wellness programmes. During your initial consultation, our specialists will help you decide the best ones for you:

  • Fitness/ Movement Therapies:Personal Training (60 Minutes), Private Pilates (60 Minutes), Private Yoga (60 Minutes), Osteopath Follow-Up Session (30 Minutes).

  • Massage Treatments: Be Forte Sports Massage (50 Minutes), Deep Tissue Massage (50 Minutes), Fit For You (50 Minutes), Sicilian Aroma Relax Massage (50 Minutes), Speciality Massage (50 Minutes).

  • Face Treatments: Forte Facial (60 Minutes), Lymphatic Drainage Massage (25 Minutes).

  • Face+ Treatments: Age-Defying Etna Facial (90 Minutes).

  • Body Treatments: Mediterranean Nourishing Body Treatment (60 Minutes), Pressotherapy (50 Minutes), Sicilian Scrub (30 Minutes).

  • Mind Therapies: Private Yoga (60 Minutes), Speciality Massage (50 Minutes).

  • Mind+ Therapies: Mindfulness/ Meditation (45 Minutes), Speciality Massage (80 Minutes).

Golfer Programme (1, 4, or 6 Days)

The principles of this Golfer Programme are to optimise biomechanical movement and functional control in order to improve game performance, to prevent injury or to recover from injury.

1-Day Package:

  • Osteopath Consultation
  • 1 Thalassotherapy Circuit
  • 1 Infrared Sauna
  • 1 Personal Training Session (including postural movement techniques) 

4-Day Package:

  • Osteopath Consultation
  • 2 Osteopathy Follow-Up Sessions
  • Daily Thalassotherapy Circuit
  • 3 Infrared Saunas
  • 2 Personal Training Sessions (including postural movement techniques)
  • 2 Tailored Spa Treatments 

6-Day Package:

  • Osteopath & Postural Analysis Consultation
  • 4 Osteopathy Follow-Up Sessions
  • Daily Thalassotherapy Circuit
  • 5 Infrared Saunas
  • 4 Personal Training Sessions (including postural movement techniques)
  • 4 Tailored Spa Treatments 

Overview

Our wellness programmes offer a balanced and integrated approach to health, using state-of-the-art techniques, with programmes individualised to every guest.

Prior to your arrival at Verdura Resort, you will be invited to fill out a questionnaire that will allow us to tailor your programme to you. Upon arrival, you will receive consultations with our specialists. All programmes, with the exception of the Express programme, are available for a minimum of 6 days. Our Express programme is a 3-day quick fix. All programmes include spa treatments and therapies, personal training, access to all fitness classes, daily use of the thalassotherapy pool circuit and daily use of the infrared saunas.

For the Healthy Lifestyle, Fit and Express Programmes, you will enjoy Nourish menus in our outlets created by Chef Fulvio Pierangelini with our nutritionist. Menus are filled with our home-grown produce and centred on the Mediterranean diet. You will see calories noted by each dish, as well as what it contains. The menus will contain no refined sugar, red meat, caffeine or alcohol. During your consultation with our nutritionist you will be given guidelines on what you should eat. Nutritionally balanced food and re-educating the body to crave what is good for it are key to Rocco Forte Wellness. 

Our aim is for you to leave having achieved your goals, with intelligent advice that you can realistically incorporate and enjoy in your daily life.

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