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Six Senses Spa in Crete launches innovative Kids Wellness Program

by Jane Kitchen | 11 Apr 2016

Based on the idea that people are never too young to learn about the importance of wellness, the Six Senses Spa team at the Elounda Peninsula All Suite Hotel in Crete have devised an interactive programme for children aged 5 to 12 years that includes wellness, educational and nutritional workshops, as well as group spa treatments.

Spread over three days for three hours per day, the programme takes place at the indoor and outdoor Kids Ark created especially to support the goal of introducing children to the ideal of wellness and a healthy lifestyle. The children take part in specialist classes, games, and treatments, as well as workshops about healthier living to educate them on how to integrate wellness into everyday life.

The indoor facility covers 7,500sq ft (700sq m) and is comprised of classrooms, activity rooms and a wellness treatment area, as well as a kitchen and changing rooms. The outdoor area of 43,000sq ft (4,000sq m) features an eco-gym, labyrinth garden and meditation cave, Hippocrates garden, pool and playground.

Attendees will learn how to do a foot scrub, paint nails and make organic beauty products, while a nutritional workshop is combined with brunch and subjects such as bees and bee products, in partnership with Greek personal care product manufacturer Apivita.

Sun and fun are included in the workshop, together with a session in the eco-gym and traditional games of the world. Hands-on lessons are also offered about herbs and plants in the Hippocrates garden, named in honour of the ancient philosopher who provided enduring insights on health, wellness and wellbeing.

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Based on the idea that people are never too young to learn about the importance of wellness, the Six Senses Spa team at the Elounda Peninsula All Suite Hotel in Crete have devised an interactive programme for children aged 5 to 12 years that includes wellness, educational and nutritional workshops, as well as group spa treatments. Spread over three days for three hours per day, the programme takes place at
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The children are introduced to specialist classes, games, and treatments as well as workshops about healthier living to educate them on how to integrate wellness into everyday life
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