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Your Guide to Choosing the Right Wellness Resort

What is a Wellness Resort? A wellness resort, often called a wellness retreat, is a specialized vacation that combines lodging with activities and services aimed at fostering holistic well-being and health. These resorts are synonymous with rejuvenation, featuring a multitude of activities, treatments, and classes designed to nourish the mind, body, and spirit. As the…

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Three Ways to Get Active in the Pool (Lap Swimming Not Included!)

As the seasons change, many of us are looking for fun and unique ways to spice up our typical fitness routines. What better way to make a splash than by taking to the pool and giving aqua fitness a try?  Most people think of lap swimming when it comes to incorporating a pool into their…

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Seven Questions About Physical Therapy, Answered

Physical therapists are movement experts. Not only do they help individuals reduce pain, but they actively improve and restore mobility and help people stay active throughout their lifespans. Physical therapy is an excellent way to achieve both your recovery and health and fitness goals. Despite remarkable results from physical therapy on a regular basis, physical…

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LoseSmart: A Community Within a Community

There is nothing more personal than health-related goals. Guests enrolled in Skyterra’s LoseSmart program receive comprehensive support for achieving and maintaining their goals not only from staff, but also from other program participants. Part of that support includes a safe and encouraging environment where inspiration and motivation occur organically in the small group of like-minded…

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LoseSmart: Guests Receive Expert Coaching in Private Sessions

Every LoseSmart guest is on a unique journey deserving personalized attention and care. Meeting those needs is the top priority of Skyterra’s expert staff.  LoseSmart, a four-week program for sustainable weight loss where people of all shapes and sizes embrace new ways to be fit and healthy, is limited to a small group of participants…

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LoseSmart: Benchmarking Reveals Exciting Improvements

In Skyterra’s highly effective LoseSmart program, ‘we meet you where you are’ is more than a simple phrase; it’s a promise. LoseSmart guests arrive at Skyterra with varying abilities, and through modified exercises and specialized equipment, Skyterra’s experienced fitness instructors meet guests where they are.  In order to understand guests’ starting points and goals for…

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LoseSmart: ‘Game-Changing’ Nutrition Education

LoseSmart guests arrive at Skyterra with varying past nutrition education. Some guests are anxious about eating and others have practiced destructive dieting behaviors for decades. At Skyterra, LoseSmart guests learn how to plan for meals that meet different nutritional needs and schedules, how to be confident in the kitchen, and how to find the time…

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LoseSmart: A Unique and Supportive Approach to Fitness

Many LoseSmart guests aren’t sure what to expect in their first fitness class on campus. “When I arrived on campus, I was nervous,” said one recent LoseSmart guest. “The nerves quickly faded away as the staff welcomed me with open arms. They helped me, inspired me, and showed me what I could accomplish and how…

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LoseSmart works like ‘nun’ other

When Diane Brown first arrived at Skyterra Wellness Retreat for her LoseSmart stay, she did not know what to expect. What she did know was that she was ready to make some changes in her life. “When the handwriting is on the wall in big flaming letters, you tend to pay attention,” she says.  For…

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How to Find the Right Weight Loss Camp for You

Weight loss camps and retreats are quickly becoming a popular option for those looking to reset, lose weight, and improve their quality of life. Whether you’re simply looking to cultivate a more health-focused lifestyle or you’re hoping to lose a more significant amount of weight, it can be to your benefit to leave your regular…