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Elect 2017 as the Year to be Healthy and Energized

Publish Date: 12-Jan-2017

Victoria, B.C. Thursday, January 12, 2017

This past year drew a lot of ire, zapping enthusiasm and energy for even the most positive minded. Step aside 2016!Fairmont Empress is launching a Luxury Wellness Retreat featuring mind and body expert Catherine Roscoe Barr and her science based energy curriculum.

The inaugural retreat begins February 17, 2017 with custom nutrient dense meals; diverse workouts - including seaside activities along Victoria's Inner Harbour; immersive edu-seminars in the historic Library room; and accommodation in the sumptuous, newly renovated Empress.

Award winning journalist - and founder of Life Delicious - Catherine Roscoe Barr will lead sessions in how to directly manage energy levels. Delve into how you can combat energy depletion and create personalized energy-building rituals, so your battery overflows (despite outer circumstances).

"Simple mindset shifts will help you transform negative rumination, emotional congestion, spiritual dissonance and sedentary behavior," explains Catherine Roscoe Barr. "This is how you step into your power for 2017 and beyond."

One weekend of effective strategies -based on the 5 pillars of mindset, movement, fuel, sleep and connection - will lay the groundwork necessary to hardwire habits that create energy surplus.

For those looking for a transformational travel experience, the Luxury Wellness Retreat includes:

* 2 nights luxury accommodation
* 3 guided workouts
* 5 nutritious meals (including an indulgent glass of wine with dinner)
* The Life Delicious foundation curriculum
* personal time for mindful reflection
* closing ceremony
* 30-minute private coaching session, post-retreat, via Skype or phone

Rates $999 per person or $899 per person, based on double occupancy. Registration is available here.

Additional wellness retreat dates to be announced soon.

A select number of spots for the retreat will be offered to media on assignment. Please email to inquire.


About Catherine Roscoe Barr
With a BSc in neuroscience and 15 years as a wellness professional - certified as a personal trainer, fitness instructor, older adult specialist and coach practitioner - Catherine is regularly featured on blogs, TV shows, podcasts and radio programs for her expert opinion on mental, physical and spiritual health.
Recognized for her enthusiastic expertise on wellness, food, drink, travel and sustainability, Catherine has been published in numerous magazines, newspapers and blogs, including Montecristo, Canadian Living, Lululemon, The Vancouver Sun, The Province, BC Business, WestJet Magazine, Westworld, Real Weddings and BC Living.

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