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Your Pilates holiday in France...what is it about?

This trip is designed to ensure you rest, relax and invigorate your whole system, both inside and out. The fresh mountain air, combined with with healthy food options, expert pilates tuition and time to chill, will leave you ready to head home looking and feeling fabulous.

It's a unique opportunity to progress your Pilates, improve your posture, flexibility and core strength, in the idyllic surroundings of the French Alps.

Pilates Class

Your Pilates Instructor

We are very lucky to have expert Pilates Instructor Sarah Sissons lead this holiday course. She is local to the area and has vast experience in teaching Pilates as well as an in depth knowledge of the Tarentaise area.

Brett Moremon, Expert Pilates Instructor

Sarah qualified as a pilates teacher 12 years ago, completing her initial training with 'Body control pilates'. She then trained with the 'Pilates Institute' in Switzerland, to enable her to become more fluent in pilates and French so she could provide better training for her French clients.

In 2011 Sarah did her machine training with 'APPI' ( Australian physiotherapy and Pilates Institute) and continues her professional development and regularly attends courses in Europe, mainly London.

Sarah is also a qualified Reflexologist and Masseuse

Luxury summer accommodation

Based in one of our luxury Chalet The Peak

This unique week based in our luxury boutique chalet The Peak - an idyllic timeout retreat.

Private Gym at The Peak Boutique chalet hotel

Private Gym & Spa

Guests are able to enjoy all The Premiere Zest facilities including a private gym, spa (with hammam and sauna) and jacuzzi.

Massages & Reflexology

Guests may also book massages or reflexology.

Massage & reflexology treatments

Perfect setting in the Alps

The spring and summer offers stunning views, amazing flora and fauna which create the perfect setting for you to enjoy classes as well as all the other treats the Tarentaise area has to offer.

Flowers and hot tub on the balcony of The Peak

Free Time to Chill

Local walks and time to relax and enjoy the mountain surroundings and make use of the local facilities

Local mountain walks

Delicious, Healthy Food

Healthy food options with fabulous fresh juices to help you detox and get trim.

Delicious Summer 3 course menus

 

Picnic in Monal

Lunchtime Restaurant with pool

Spacious ensuite bedrooms

Balcony Hot tub

Alpine Pilates Holiday in the French Alps
Sunday 14th - 21st August 2016

£1,100 per person*

  • 7 nights of 5 star luxury half-board accommodation in The Peak Boutique Chalet Hotel in Sainte Foy Tarentaise
  • Delicious and varied breakfast every morning with fresh juices and healthy options
  • Healthy evening meals using fresh produce and local ingredients. House wine or beer are also included (with one Chef night off on Wednesday)
  • 10 hours of Pilates sessions with highly qualified and respected Pilates teacher Sarah Sissons
  • Additional Private 1:1 or 1:2 Reformer sessions available
  • Individual tips and advice from Sarah on how to get the most from your Pilates
  • Full use of Premiere Zest facilities including wellness centre, sauna, steam room, panoramic jacuzzi and private gym
  • Picnic lunch after walking up to the award winning mountain village of Le Monal
  • Picnic lunch at La Marquise following a Pilates class on the mountain
  • Optional walk to La Miroir for poolside lunch at a famous idyllic restaurant, (lunch at additional cost)
  • There are also other optional activities available, some of which are at additional cost:
    • Local walks, mountain biking, pony trekking, white water rafting, etc.
    • Massage & reflexology
    • Shopping
  • * Price is based on 2 people sharing a room. Price excludes, flights, travel insurance and optional activities.
  • Optional Return transfers to/from Geneva Airport. We will endeavour to offer shared transfers for those that request them from £60 each way (flight times can be co-ordinated with our sales staff who will be able to advise and help).

 

 

 

 

 

Proposed Schedule: (order and events may vary depending on weather)

Sunday 14th August

  • Lunchtime arrival at Geneva airport if you are flying (time to be confirmed, but apx 11.30am). Our Sales Staff can help you book a suitable flight. Travel time is apx 2:30 hrs. Alternatively we can pick you up from Bourg St Maurice train station (20 minutes away).
  • Time to unpack bags and get settled into rooms. Guests will be able find out about the week ahead from our summer staff and answer any queries with a dedicated Manager. There will also be the opportunity to book in massage or reflexology treatments.
  • 1 hr Post flight Pilates class
  • Welcome Drinks
  • Healthy evening meal, with optional wine or beer.

Monday 15th August

  • Varied breakfast with healthy freshly squeezed juices as well as croissants, eggs, cereals, yoghurts, fruit, etc.
  • 1 hr Pilates class
  • Light buffet lunch at the chalet
  • Free time to book private studio sessions or treatments and discuss your personal objectives for the week with Sarah, or take in the beautiful surroundings with a walk, or simply relax and enjoy the spa, sauna, steam room.
  • 1hr Pilates class
  • Healthy evening meal, with optional wine or beer.

Tuesday 16th August

  • Varied breakfast with healthy freshly squeezed juices as well as croissants, eggs, cereals, yoghurts, fruit, etc.
  • 1 hr Pilates class
  • Walk up into the mountains (apx 3-5 kilometre depending on choice) to the award winning summer village of Le Monal for a picnic lunch & visit the mountain cheese shop, or sit by the river.
  • Free time in the afternoon to stay in Monal or take a gentle walk back to the chalet at your own pace
  • Healthy evening meal, with optional wine or beer.

Wednesday 17th August

  • Varied breakfast with healthy freshly squeezed juices as well as croissants, eggs, cereals, yoghurts, fruit, etc.
  • Walk up to La Marquise or take chairlift with shorter walk
  • 1hr Open air pilates class before having buffet lunch on the mountain
  • Free time to book alternative activities, treatments or simply enjoy the chalet facilities
  • Chef's night off, great opportunity to visit one of the surrounding restaurants (at additional cost).

Thursday 18th August

  • Varied breakfast with healthy freshly squeezed juices as well as croissants, eggs, cereals, yoghurts, fruit, etc.
  • 1 hr Pilates class
  • Light buffet lunch at the chalet
  • Free time for private studio sessions or treatments or to take advantage of the spa, sauna or steam room. Alternatively, book an activity in the surrounding area, which your chalet host can help organise.
  • Healthy evening meal, with optional wine or beer.

Friday 19th August

  • Varied breakfast with healthy freshly squeezed juices as well as croissants, eggs, cereals, yoghurts, fruit, etc.
  • 1 hr Pilates class
  • Walk or transfer to the famous Chez Merie restaurant for a poolside lunch (lunch at additional cost). Return transfer to resort.
  • Healthy evening meal, with optional wine or beer.

Saturday 20th August

  • Varied breakfast with healthy freshly squeezed juices as well as croissants, eggs, cereals, yoghurts, fruit, etc.
  • 1 hr Pilates class
  • Free time for alternative activities, to book treatments or to take advantage of the spa, sauna or steam room. Alternatively, enjoy a walk in the local area.
  • 1hr Pilates class
  • Farewell dinner

Sunday 21st August

  • Varied breakfast with healthy freshly squeezed juices as well as croissants, eggs, cereals, yoghurts, fruit, etc.
  • 1hr pre-travel Pilates class
  • Farewells & group transfer to Geneva Airport or Train Station (flight times to be confirmed). A light packed lunch will be available for the journey.

 

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