Ananda Wellness Resort caters to those seeking a relaxing, and rejuvenating experience. Their yoga studio is 15m x 10m, making it one of the biggest in Thailand. The resort also showcases a traditional herbal steam sauna where you can relax and enjoy its many benefits such as reducing high cholesterol levels, treatment of skin diseases and more. You can also enjoy other services like the herbal steaming massage in this revitalizing sauna nestled among herbs and local plants, high off the ground.
Ananda also has a natural swimming pool, open all day and evening for a refreshing swim or for relaxing in the sun. Enjoy the benefit of natural mineral salts and negative ions while you swim; the pool is kept sparkling clean with special filtration and is 100% free of all chlorinated products. One of the most sought-after treatments in the resort is the Thai massage, a therapeutic healing practice that has existed in Thailand for more than a thousand years. Chinese concepts of traditional medicine and Taoist philosophy and practices both influenced the practice of Traditional Thai massage. The beauty and uniqueness of Thai massage is the sitting and hand position when applying pressure and in smooth sequence transition. Relaxation and rejuvenation is the main key of the resort, but they also cater to the active and adventure-oriented market. Enjoy bicycling, kayaking, snorkelling, boat trips, fishing, Thai boxing and even motorbiking around the resort for the ultimate vacation experience.
If you are coming from outside of Thailand, then the first step on the journey is to get to Bangkok. Once in Thailand, you have a number of options depending on your preference, time, and budget. The most direct way to Koh Phangan is to fly to Koh Samui, which has frequent flights from Bangkok, Krabi, Phuket and Pattaya. From there you can take a minibus to Maenam Beach pier and take a boat from there to Thong Sala on Koh Phangan.
Born in the United States, Johnny Nasello is a e-200, 500-Hr Registered Yoga Teacher, Certified Personal Trainer, and internationally recognized expert group fitness instructor. He specializes in alignment based yoga, and has a vast experience working with different body types, abilities, and ranges of motion. He is known for precise instruction queues, and relating larger concepts of yoga with practical inner guidance.
Johnny has studied mostly with master yoga teacher trainer, Noah Mazé, but has also studied with many great teachers including: Douglas Brooks, Rocky Heron, Christina Sell, and Jill Knouse.