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Four Seasons Resort Maui At Wailea Announces 2nd Wellness Immersion Retreat October 28-November 3, 2015

September 19, 2015 Luxury Hotels No Comments Email Email

MAU_1239_aspect16x9Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea will conduct a six-night, five-day all-inclusive Ultimate Health and Wellness Immersion Retreat in Maui from October 28 to November 3, 2015 led by the Resort’s wellness consultant Mark Emerson, DC, CCSP and a group of world-class health experts and culinary professionals.  The program is an extension of the Resort’s Wellness Your Way, an innovative program presented by The Spa at Four SeasonsResort Maui to help guests achieve optimal health.

According to Dr. Emerson, who is a doctor of chiropractic specialising in clinical nutrition and natural treatment methods for patients of all ages, the Ultimate Health and Wellness Immersion Retreat in Maui will offer participants a complete lifestyle recharge and will help guests learn to maintain lifelong good health.

Dr. Emerson will be joined by a group of renowned health and wellness experts and culinary chefs:

  • Julieanna Hever, registered dietician, author, radio talk show host and frequent featured guest on shows such as The Dr. Oz Show, The Steve Harvey Show, Reluctantly Healthy and E! News. She is known as The Plant-Based Dietitian and is a passionate advocate of the miracles associated with following a whole food, plant-based diet — the effects of which provide positive, healthful benefits.
  • Chef Derek Sarno, co-founder with his brother Chad Sarno of Wicked Healthy Food, also has a day job as global chef for Whole Foods markets.  He is the author of books on vegan, vegetarian and animal-based cuisines.
  • Executive Chef Craig Dryhurst, joins the retreat team with a veritable pedigree of culinary appointments from some of London’s most celebrated hotels including Claridge’s and The Lanesborough.  He continued his career at Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat on the French Riviera and then joined Four Seasons in Boston, then in Vancouver, and arrived at Four Seasons Resort Maui one year ago where he has created wellness menus forFerraro’s and DUO in collaboration with Dr. Emerson.


Chef Dryhurst finesses Dr. Emerson’s menus with culinary artistry, achieving exciting, healthy and delicious meals.  Eighteen meals will be included as part of the Wellness Retreat.

“Four Seasons Resort Maui has long been a leading destination for guests seeking exposure to the latest information on ways to incorporate health and wellness into daily living,” says Pat Makozak, Four Seasons Resort Maui Senior Spa Director.  She adds that the speakers will present a series of insightful presentations covering nutrition, chronic disease, weight issues, food addictions, cravings, stress management and motivation.


The Wellness Retreat also will include three healthy cooking classes, a comprehensive health analysis with blood lab, a nutrition evaluation, a findings report and health risk assessment held in a private one-on-one setting. Additionally, a post immersion follow-up consultation with Dr. Emerson, an event workbook, a wellness-oriented excursion and a new nutritional detox program are part of the program.

Participants will enjoy six nights of luxurious accommodations at the Maui resort. The all-inclusive immersion retreat pricing is: USD 7,750 per person based on double occupancy; USD 7,430 per person based on triple occupancy; USD 9,350 single occupancy.  Single participant plus single non-participant, and non-lodging event participant rates are also available.


To make retreat reservations, call 408 838 7266 or email  info@docemerson.com.

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