The Superfit Superfood Tour of London
January 26th, 2015 – February 1st, 2015
Discover London’s hottest health spots with journalist, health coach and author Laura Bond.
In this unique ‘Urban Retreat’ Laura shares with you her secret spots for spiced coconut porridge and daikon ravioli, gives you access to exclusive health clubs and cutting edge fitness classes and introduces you to celebrity trainers and energy healers – who A-listers like Millie Mackintosh and Annie Lennox rely on to keep them toned and spiritually aligned.
Each day will involve food and fitness between 11-2pm, plus recipes, food and lifestyle tips to get you through the winter.
NOTE: Spaces are limited. We are keeping numbers small to ensure you get the best individual attention and guidance.
£85 per day or £495 for the seven-day experience
Purchase the entire seven day retreat and you save £100!
What you get:
- The individual attention of London’s top celebrity trainers, yoga and pilates instructors and dance and BodyBarre teachers
- Access to exclusive studios, gyms and ‘wellness pods’ in West London
- Cold pressed-juices, sprouted, activated and anti-oxidant rich goodies plus new recipes and workout routines daily
- Healthy lunches daily, focusing on organic, enzyme rich food (mostly wheat, dairy and gluten free).
- Organic supermarket tours where Laura shares tips on the best paleo bread, fresh ingredients and life-extending supplements
- Quick recipes for after work
- Bookings at London’s new wave of raw vegan eateries
- An intimate cooking class and immune boosting workshop with Laura Bond, author of Mum’s Not Having Chemo
- Gift bags daily filled with organic products
- Throughout the week Laura will be on hand to provide specific tips to help you make 2015 your healthiest year ever
Drawing on more than a decade of journalistic research and her training with the Institute of Integrative Nutrition in New York, Laura Bond encourages clients to swap fear and procrastination for knowledge and action.
Her first book ‘Mum’s Not Having Chemo’ comes highly recommended from Dr. Jonathan Wright, Harvard graduate and pioneer in nutritional medicine, and her features have appeared in The Sunday Times, The Daily Mail, Psychologies Magazine, Cosmopolitan and Women’s Health Magazine.
Monday 26th January
Touted by Tatler as London’s hottest new fitness address, Paola’s BodyBarre in Fulham offers the quickest route to a tight, chiseled body. Paola Di Lanzo’s signature routine combines moves from dynamic pilates, ballet and dance to challenge you to the core.
After the class you will be treated to lunch at Hally’s – with food from the BRAND new sister store Little H – the fitfood pack are beating a fast path there for the Green Matcha almond milk lattes and superfood salads. During lunch Laura will be on hand to answer your health queries and provide specific tips to help you make 2015 your healthiest year ever.
Start location: Paola’s BodyBarre, 70 Rosaline Road, SW6 7QT
End location: Hally’s, 60 New Kings Road, SW6 4L
Tuesday 27th January
Fitness: The Skinny Bitch Collective (SBC)
Prepare to unleash your inner animal with squatting, crawling and tugs of war in this exclusive, unconventional class with the Skinny Bitch Collective. Fashionistas like Millie Mackintosh and Suki Waterhouse swear by SBC to keep them strong and red-carpet ready.
Following the session Laura will satisfy your hunger with an Asian inspired cooking class and share with you tips for making gluten and dairy free recipes that everyone in your house will want to eat.
Finally you will have the chance to sample Spice Bites from Mira Manek – these deliciously cinnamony ginger-fired treats are currently taking Mayfair by storm.
Location: Kensington Church Street, W8
Wednesday 28th January
Daniele counts Annie Lennox, Lily Cole and Colin Firth among his clients and believes pilates can help release emotion trapped in the muscle. Expect your inner thighs to have words with you the next day – his class is tough.
We’ve secured a table at Nama after the class (sshh they don’t usually take lunch bookings). At this raw food paradise in the heart of Notting Hill you’ll find raw pizza, kohlrabi rice curry, fermented blueberry cheesecake and more. Warning: menu envy is inevitable.
Start location: Kensington Church Street, W8
End location: Nama, 110 Talbot Road, W11 1JR
Thursday 29th January
Start the morning with a cold-pressed juice at Lomax – where London’s fashion pack and stress-out tech execs come to sweat it out.
Then learn how to move just like Beyonce and Nicki Minaj in one of Lomax private fitness pods. Joelle is a commercial dancer who works across London with Seen On Screen – featured recently in The Sunday Times Style. Joelle will have you sliding down walls, shaking your booty and looking like a pro by the end. No experience – or alcohol – required.
The recently opened Grill Market at Lomax will be serving fresh farmers market fare, free-range meat and sustainable fish at 12.30. Pick and choose between teriyaki salmon, winter slaw with asian dressing, marinated kale and tahini or free range chicken with pomegranate glaze… and sweet potato brownies if you still have room.
Location: Lomax Chelsea, 293 Fulham road, SW10 9PZ
Friday 30th January
Experience: Tour of Planet Organic
Food: Bespoke lunch at Planet Organic with Laura
Does your apple cider vinegar contain ‘the mother’? Is your magnesium supplement absorbed at a cellular level? What does fresh turmeric look like and what do you do with it?
Join Laura for a sweep of London’s largest fully certified organic supermarket in the UK. During the morning Laura shows you how to navigate the aisles –how to choose the best sprouted bread, find the most potent aloe vera supplement and pick the perfect foods for a packed lunch.
For those who want tips on keeping their immune system firing Laura can help you with cutting edge nutritional strategies. Having interviewed over 60 experts around the world, most of whom were doctors, Laura is clued-up on how to keep the body oxygenated, alkalized and energised for 21st century life.
As a regular at Planet Organic Laura has tried and tested countless products – from bee-pollen to nut milk bags – and can help you save money with smart purchases.
Plus Planet Organic will be offering all participants a 10% discount on purchases made on the day!
Location: Planet Organic
Saturday 31st January
Fitness: Workout with Lomax
Food: Honestly Healthy Lunch
With its stellar squad of trainers it’s no wonder Tatler awarded Lomax ‘Best Gym for Getting Tough’ in 2014. Prepare for jump squats, medicine burpees and crunches in this whole-body workout.
Honestly Healthy, a company which has pioneered alkaline eating, will provide us with lunch and a guilt-free dessert. The founder, Natasha Corrett, has brought beetroot brownies and almond milk smoothies to the masses – and helped celebrities like Victoria Beckham and Robbie Williams look and feel their best.
Location: Kensington Church Street, W8
Sunday 1st February
Ease your way into Sunday morning with good tunes and some dynamic sun salutations. Expect to be challenged in this fast-paced and original class with Melody as she guides you through a Jivamukti practice to help stretch and strengthen your body and soothe your busy mind.
Afterwards enjoy fashion-friendly cuisine from Peardrop London – the company behind Fare Healthy. Stella McCartney and Thandie Newton are fans of the delicious deliveries – think turmeric pickled courgettes, quinoa burgers and salted caramel banana trifles – which will leave you feeling both satisfied and saintly.
Following lunch Laura will share with you the top foods for pulling poisons out of your body plus how to keep your home green with the most oxygen-boosting plants, gadgets and plastic-free cling-film.
Location: Kensington Church Street, W8