Do you go on vacation and finally relax, but lose that sense of well-being after getting back home and resuming your day-to-day activities? This boutique wellness retreat is unique in that it is not just about taking time off to pamper yourself and delight in the sights, smells, tastes, and sounds of a beautiful Mediterranean location. What makes this retreat special is that we will address all of the major pillars of health from a diet and lifestyle perspective and learn how to incorporate what we learn in our everyday lives. Dr. Parmele educates with evidence-based scientific principles and is able to make connections between the science and healthy, life extending behaviors. The activities for this retreat are specially curated to touch on all of the modifiable lifestyle factors that have been shown to lead to vitality and longevity, and to do so in a way that is fun and memorable. This will truly be a life-changing experience!
What type of diet is best associated with longevity? How will you incorporate this type of eating when you get back home, even after a long, busy day? We will learn what comprises the world's healthiest diets and how to effectively bring that deliciousness to your own kitchen.
What type of movement is best? Yoga? Aerobic? HIIT? Strength/resistance work? You'll learn the benefits of each type of exercise and we'll practice together with the Mediterranean as our gym.
Life is full of ups and downs. How can you be resilient in the face of adversity? What daily practices can you incorporate that improve the quality and longevity of your one precious life? You'll learn stress reduction, meditation, and self-care techniques that you can use daily to keep you grounded and thriving.
We're all looking for our "ikigai," our true purpose on this planet. What does your perfect career look like? How can you make your life and the whole world a better place? You will learn how to identify your own personal ikigai and discover what excites and motivates you.