The first step to holistic wellbeing is the most important and our team of professional Wellbeing Practitioners and Hosts are here to guide you to start on the right foot. Each Wellbeing Host plays a multifaceted role from assisting to create a unique programme tailored to specific requirements and goals to guiding you in your various practice and ensuring that your form is correct for a safe and effective session.
At Banyan Tree Spa Sanctuary Phuket, each programme is designed with our guests at the core and the team will do all that is necessary to ensure a fulfilling and enriching experience. Speak to a Wellbeing Host today to kickstart your holistic wellbeing journey.
Khun Savittree Meesuksri (Sa)
Khun Sa holds a First Class Honours for Health Science of Applied Thai Traditional Medicine from Ratchamongkol Thanyaburi University in Thailand. She is a professional licensed Doctor of Thai Pharmacy, Midwifery, Massage and medicine treatment. She has worked in at Vibhavadi Rangsit Hospital in Bangkok and was a key committee member to develop the syllabus of health science and beauty programmes at the Thai Traditional Medicine College.
"Your body holds deep wisdom. Trust in it. Learn from it. Nourish it"
Dr. Elizabeth Konjengbam (Liz)
Elizabeth holds a Degree in Naturopathy & Yoga and a Diploma in Nutrition and Diet. She began her career as a Nutritionist and Yoga consultant and has worked with naturopathy colleges and hospitals. She affirms natural healing modalities and appreciates the value of modern science in holistic wellbeing.
"The food you eat can be either the safest form of medicine or the slowest form of poison"
Master Practitioner Rajesh Thazhe Thatathil (Rajesh)
Rajesh is a Master of Yoga from International Sivananda Yoga Vedenta Centre, India. He holds a Diploma in Ayurvedic Nursing and Panchakarma. He has more than 10 years of experience in various wellness retreats and monasteries and has trained numerous yoga teachers. He is also a motivational speaker, helps people to discover greater level of commitment, success, love and increased physical and emotional wellbeing.
"A gift is pure when it is given from the heart to the right person at the right time and at the right place, and when we expect nothing in return"
Benjawan Thongrod (Bee)
Khun Benjawan holds a Second Class Honours in Physical Therapy from Mae Fah Luang University. Her expertise lies in post-operative recovery and enhancing the functional capabilities of elders. As a physical therapist, she works with clients to address systemic physical pain and guide them to achieve optimum physical abilities. She is an advocate of self-body awareness so as to minimise physical injury. Khun Benjawan is the lead designer of the many functional enrichment and self-assessment workshops at Banyan Tree Phuket Spa Sanctuary.
Chatpetch Petchkan (Frank)
Chatpetch (Frank) is a certified trainer with the American Council of Exercise. His passion is to help clients understand their current physical body through accurate physical assessment and improve quality of life through all-rounded personal training. He analyses current functional movement, core strength, stability & mobility to advise his clients on a balanced approached towards physical wellbeing.
"Healthy people create healthy thoughts"
Surapong Suya (Em)
Surapong (Em) is an all-rounded sports and fitness practitioner. His training experiences range from
Thai boxing, football, swimming, volleyball, badminton, windsurf, sailing boat, dragon boat and tennis. He has been an active Thai Boxing competitor for 10 years, winning 31 out of 39 fights at last count. His affable demeanor ensures that all classes conducted by him are effective, motivating and enjoyable.