GET HCM
magazine
Sign up for the FREE digital edition of HCM magazine and also get the HCM ezine and breaking news email alerts.
Not right now, thanksclose this window
JP Lennard
JP Lennard
JP Lennard
Follow Health Club Management on Twitter Like Health Club Management on Facebook Join the discussion with Health Club Management on LinkedIn Follow Health Club Management on Instagram
UNITING THE WORLD OF FITNESS
Health Club Management

Health Club Management

News

TCM and Pranayama residences announced for GOCO Spa Daios Cove

By exploring some of the most timeless of practices this year, we have an ability to combine exceptional knowledge and guidance with our existing spa offering to boost wellbeing and promote both physical and mental longevity
– Ingo Schweder

GOCO Spa Daios Cove will embrace ancient holistic healing traditions to improve health and wellbeing with visiting wellness practitioners in Crete, Greece, in Q2 2020.

Located at Daios Cove Luxury Resort and Villas, the GOCO-operated spa will host Dr Rui Loureiro, a certified Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) doctor and acupuncturist with over 17 years clinical experience and Summer Dien, an international specialist in pranayama breathing techniques and Ashtanga yoga.

Loureiro is set to visit the resort from 1-15 July 2020 and offer guests a complimentary consultation, finding a wellbeing diagnosis through TCM methods.

Depending on the personal diagnosis, he will then recommend tailored therapies that focus on achieving balance and harmony, which will include auriculotherapy, epigenetic testing, acupuncture, holistic facial and anti-cellulite treatments.

Loureiro has experience in hospitals in China, Portugal and the UK, and is head of the Chinese Medicine Department of St Louis Hospital, Lisbon.

Between 1-16 August 2020, Dien will offer guests one-on-one sessions and host daily group morning and afternoon classes, allowing guests to explore yoga in their own way, while she modifies the practices to suit their current needs and abilities.

With a decade of experience, Dien is trained in both the Pranayama practices of the Kaivalyadham lineage and the traditional Ashtanga Vinyasa system.

“Every year we search the world for the most interesting experts in various fields and make them available to our guests,” said Ingo Schweder, GOCO Hospitality CEO, who himself practices yoga.

“By exploring some of the most timeless of practices this year, we have an ability to combine exceptional knowledge and guidance with our existing spa offering to boost wellbeing and promote both physical and mental longevity,” he said.

GOCO Spa Daios Cove delivers personalised wellness experience merging holistic treatments and the healing attributes of local thermal water with comprehensive fitness facilities. Guests are offered a treatment menu featuring Asian treatment modalities, blended with local service values and hospitality.

GOCO Spa Daios Cove will embrace ancient holistic healing traditions to improve health and wellbeing with visiting wellness practitioners in Crete, Greece, in Q2 2020.
SAB,CPW,CAS,PHR
2020/THUMB345124_745150_815306.jpg
Latest News
The Leisure Database Company (TLDB) has revealed its State of the Fitness Industry Report UK ...
Latest News
The Gym Group’s (TGG) plans and profit forecasts were presented to analysts and investors during ...
Latest News
A new physical activity programme called Big Sister has been launched in the UK to ...
Latest News
Go Fit has been selected by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) as ...
Latest News
Ness, a US startup that is developing a range of wellness-driven credit cards, has launched ...
Latest News
Following a history of supporting US military and service members, F45 has announced a new ...
Latest News
Hyatt is piloting private gyms in five of its US hotels as part of its ...
Latest News
A young girl has died following an incident at the David Lloyd gym at Capability ...
HCM Magazine
Tech
Each health club has its own unique challenges, but the right tech solution can make all the difference. In the first of a two-part series, specialists share how they’ve solved specific issues
HCM Magazine
Postbag
As HCM passed its 300th edition milestone, readers shared their thoughts and feelings on HCM’s contribution to the industry in a very special postbag
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Yate Leisure is one of the largest sites in Circadian Trust’s portfolio, with around 4,000 members. Ben Beasley, director of commercial development, explains why they were an early adopter of Technogym Biocircuit, and how the offer has evolved
HCM Magazine
Research
Being physically active can heal damage caused by diabetes, enabling the activation of a natural system that grows new blood vessels, according to research in the US
HCM Magazine
Insight
The pandemic brought about our sector’s biggest ever collaboration on COVID safety data. Lizzie Broughton tells the story
HCM Magazine
Annual report
In April, Deloitte and Europe Active published the ninth edition of their yearly European Health and Fitness Market Report, as Karsten Hollasch explains
HCM Magazine
Facilities
What to do when your changing rooms need a refresh, but your budget is stretched? These specialists share their top tips for easy upgrades that won’t break the bank
HCM Magazine
HCM magazine
Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
HCM magazine
In the wake of the pandemic, is the time ripe to change the language around the role of exercise professionals, and gain greater trust from the healthcare sector?
HCM magazine
Social media influencers cause harm by raising unrealistic expectations of physical perfection, as Andrea Dearden explains
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Core Health & Fitness launches Schwinn X and Z Bikes
Capitalising on Schwinn’s decades of experience and iconic leadership in commercial indoor cycling, Core Health & Fitness announces the arrival of its next generation of indoor cycling bikes – Schwinn X and Z.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: ACTIV partners with Fisikal to deliver custom branded member experience
ACTIV, a gym chain in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, which operates separate gyms for men and women, has partnered with digital management solution expert Fisikal to create a custom branded experience for its members.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Everyone Active to launch new exercise classes to reduce gender gap
As part of their work to break down the barriers that deter women and girls from participating in sport and physical activity, Everyone Active has teamed up with EMD UK to launch new exercise classes linked to the This Girl Can campaign.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: New partnership delivers swimming support to children with disabilities
A new partnership has been launched to provide inclusive swimming for children with mobility, visual and hearing disabilities.
Video Gallery
Sport Alliance GmbH
Total Vibration Solutions / Floors 4 Gyms / TVS Sports Surfaces
Mindbody, Inc
Company profiles
Company profile: Active IQ
Active IQ is the UK’s leading Ofqual-recognised Awarding Organisation for the Physical Activity sector....
Company profiles
Company profile: We Work Well Inc
We Work Well is a global premier hosted buyer event company, connecting high-level executives from ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: trade associations
On demand
Fitness On Demand: On demand
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Fitness equipment
A Panatta Sport Srl: Fitness equipment
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Salt therapy products
Saltability: Salt therapy products
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Property & Tenders
Pendine Sands, Carmarthenshire
Carmarthenshire County Council
Property & Tenders
Runcorn
Halton Borough Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
15-16 Jun 2022
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
30-30 Jun 2022
The ICC, Birmingham, Birmingham , United Kingdom
Diary dates
12-13 Sep 2022
Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs® Resort, Lake Buena Vista, United States
Diary dates
25-28 Oct 2022
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
25-28 Oct 2022
Ibiza, Ibiza, Spain
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates
17-18 Mar 2023
Tobacco Dock, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates

News

TCM and Pranayama residences announced for GOCO Spa Daios Cove

By exploring some of the most timeless of practices this year, we have an ability to combine exceptional knowledge and guidance with our existing spa offering to boost wellbeing and promote both physical and mental longevity
– Ingo Schweder

GOCO Spa Daios Cove will embrace ancient holistic healing traditions to improve health and wellbeing with visiting wellness practitioners in Crete, Greece, in Q2 2020.

Located at Daios Cove Luxury Resort and Villas, the GOCO-operated spa will host Dr Rui Loureiro, a certified Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) doctor and acupuncturist with over 17 years clinical experience and Summer Dien, an international specialist in pranayama breathing techniques and Ashtanga yoga.

Loureiro is set to visit the resort from 1-15 July 2020 and offer guests a complimentary consultation, finding a wellbeing diagnosis through TCM methods.

Depending on the personal diagnosis, he will then recommend tailored therapies that focus on achieving balance and harmony, which will include auriculotherapy, epigenetic testing, acupuncture, holistic facial and anti-cellulite treatments.

Loureiro has experience in hospitals in China, Portugal and the UK, and is head of the Chinese Medicine Department of St Louis Hospital, Lisbon.

Between 1-16 August 2020, Dien will offer guests one-on-one sessions and host daily group morning and afternoon classes, allowing guests to explore yoga in their own way, while she modifies the practices to suit their current needs and abilities.

With a decade of experience, Dien is trained in both the Pranayama practices of the Kaivalyadham lineage and the traditional Ashtanga Vinyasa system.

“Every year we search the world for the most interesting experts in various fields and make them available to our guests,” said Ingo Schweder, GOCO Hospitality CEO, who himself practices yoga.

“By exploring some of the most timeless of practices this year, we have an ability to combine exceptional knowledge and guidance with our existing spa offering to boost wellbeing and promote both physical and mental longevity,” he said.

GOCO Spa Daios Cove delivers personalised wellness experience merging holistic treatments and the healing attributes of local thermal water with comprehensive fitness facilities. Guests are offered a treatment menu featuring Asian treatment modalities, blended with local service values and hospitality.

GOCO Spa Daios Cove will embrace ancient holistic healing traditions to improve health and wellbeing with visiting wellness practitioners in Crete, Greece, in Q2 2020.
SAB,CPW,CAS,PHR
2020/THUMB345124_745150_815306.jpg

News

The Leisure Database Company (TLDB) has revealed its State of the Fitness Industry Report UK
The Gym Group’s (TGG) plans and profit forecasts were presented to analysts and investors during
A new physical activity programme called Big Sister has been launched in the UK to
Go Fit has been selected by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) as
Ness, a US startup that is developing a range of wellness-driven credit cards, has launched
Following a history of supporting US military and service members, F45 has announced a new
Elevate
Elevate
The health and fitness industry is eagerly awaiting the return of Elevate, which will take
Hyatt is piloting private gyms in five of its US hotels as part of its
A young girl has died following an incident at the David Lloyd gym at Capability
New fitness franchise, Circuit Society, has signed its first London location in Bayswater. The 3,000sq
Active Nottingham, part of Nottingham City Council, has released a children’s book called Can We
The new £42m Moorways Sports Village will open its doors to the public on Saturday
Fitness industry veteran Harm Tegelaars has returned to the fitness industry by joining the board
Fitness On Demand
Fitness On Demand
Questex’s iconic event Sibec Europe-UK – known as Europe’s leading hosted buyer event for the
Planet Fitness saw its Q1 2022 revenue increase by 66.9 per cent (to US$186.7m) on
Sport England and UK Active have signed a five-year partnership agreement which will see the
Planet Fitness is offering high-school students free access to any of its 2,200 locations in
How can organisations, including health club and leisure businesses, decarbonise, generate clean energy and harness
Being physically active can counter the damage of diabetes by enabling the activation of a
Altis, an artificial intelligence-based personal trainer solution, has secured more than US$3m worth of financing,
Les Mills
Les Mills
Health clubs across the UK are facing huge rises in business energy bills which are
Members of the United States Congress and Washington DC staff are competing against each other
1Rebel has acquired two Core Collective clubs as part of a pre-pack administration deal, along
ukactive
ukactive
1 - 20 of 12,213
HCM Magazine
Tech
Each health club has its own unique challenges, but the right tech solution can make all the difference. In the first of a two-part series, specialists share how they’ve solved specific issues
HCM Magazine
Postbag
As HCM passed its 300th edition milestone, readers shared their thoughts and feelings on HCM’s contribution to the industry in a very special postbag
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Yate Leisure is one of the largest sites in Circadian Trust’s portfolio, with around 4,000 members. Ben Beasley, director of commercial development, explains why they were an early adopter of Technogym Biocircuit, and how the offer has evolved
HCM Magazine
Research
Being physically active can heal damage caused by diabetes, enabling the activation of a natural system that grows new blood vessels, according to research in the US
HCM Magazine
Insight
The pandemic brought about our sector’s biggest ever collaboration on COVID safety data. Lizzie Broughton tells the story
HCM Magazine
Annual report
In April, Deloitte and Europe Active published the ninth edition of their yearly European Health and Fitness Market Report, as Karsten Hollasch explains
HCM Magazine
Facilities
What to do when your changing rooms need a refresh, but your budget is stretched? These specialists share their top tips for easy upgrades that won’t break the bank
HCM Magazine
HCM magazine
Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
HCM magazine
In the wake of the pandemic, is the time ripe to change the language around the role of exercise professionals, and gain greater trust from the healthcare sector?
HCM magazine
Social media influencers cause harm by raising unrealistic expectations of physical perfection, as Andrea Dearden explains
HCM magazine
HCM People

Gunnar Peterson

Chief of athletics, F45
Choose consistent over perfect. That’s the long game. It’s never too late to pivot to that mindset
HCM magazine
We’re seeing people using the club as a base from which to work, breaking to do a class before getting back to work again. They like the atmosphere and to be around people
HCM magazine
The Global Wellness Summit brought together public health and wellness experts in Boston recently. Jane Kitchen was there for HCM to see first-hand what this ‘New new era in health and wellness’ will look like for the sector
HCM magazine
HCM People

Jon Wright

Founder and CEO, Feel Electric
We’ve set ourselves the initial goal of developing 100 Feel Electric sites, using a cluster model
HCM magazine
Having a portfolio of more than 1,000 health club locations is the aim of ambitious operators, with this elite category growing fast, creating new dynamics in the market
HCM magazine
Pulse Fitness and Bolsover District Council have been collaborating for many years to deliver dedicated community activity spaces
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Core Health & Fitness launches Schwinn X and Z Bikes
Capitalising on Schwinn’s decades of experience and iconic leadership in commercial indoor cycling, Core Health & Fitness announces the arrival of its next generation of indoor cycling bikes – Schwinn X and Z.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: ACTIV partners with Fisikal to deliver custom branded member experience
ACTIV, a gym chain in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, which operates separate gyms for men and women, has partnered with digital management solution expert Fisikal to create a custom branded experience for its members.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Everyone Active to launch new exercise classes to reduce gender gap
As part of their work to break down the barriers that deter women and girls from participating in sport and physical activity, Everyone Active has teamed up with EMD UK to launch new exercise classes linked to the This Girl Can campaign.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: New partnership delivers swimming support to children with disabilities
A new partnership has been launched to provide inclusive swimming for children with mobility, visual and hearing disabilities.
Video Gallery
Sport Alliance GmbH
Total Vibration Solutions / Floors 4 Gyms / TVS Sports Surfaces
Mindbody, Inc
Company profiles
Company profile: Active IQ
Active IQ is the UK’s leading Ofqual-recognised Awarding Organisation for the Physical Activity sector....
Company profiles
Company profile: We Work Well Inc
We Work Well is a global premier hosted buyer event company, connecting high-level executives from ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: trade associations
On demand
Fitness On Demand: On demand
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Fitness equipment
A Panatta Sport Srl: Fitness equipment
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Salt therapy products
Saltability: Salt therapy products
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Property & Tenders
Pendine Sands, Carmarthenshire
Carmarthenshire County Council
Property & Tenders
Runcorn
Halton Borough Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
15-16 Jun 2022
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
30-30 Jun 2022
The ICC, Birmingham, Birmingham , United Kingdom
Diary dates
12-13 Sep 2022
Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs® Resort, Lake Buena Vista, United States
Diary dates
25-28 Oct 2022
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
25-28 Oct 2022
Ibiza, Ibiza, Spain
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates
17-18 Mar 2023
Tobacco Dock, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
Search news, features & products:
Find a supplier:
JP Lennard
JP Lennard
Partner sites