Miraval Arizona Launches the Andrew Weil, M.D. Integrative Wellness Program

Monday, July 12, 2010 Corporate News
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- The First Interactive and Integrative Wellness Program of its Kind to Debut at a Destination Spa Resort -

TUCSON, Ariz., July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Miraval Arizona, the top-rated destination spa resort located in

Tucson, announces the launch of the Andrew Weil, M.D. Integrative Wellness Program starting in August. This innovative program takes a proactive approach to individual health and wellness, under the leadership of the renowned pioneer of integrative medicine, Andrew Weil, M.D. Based on his philosophy of wellness and healthy aging, as communicated in his book Eight Weeks to Optimum Health, among others, the program gives participants practical knowledge, skills and experiences to help them take charge of their health whether it's for weight management or for chronic disease prevention.

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Andrew Weil, M.D. has been the Director for Integrative Health & Healing at Miraval Arizona since 2005.  "My team and I are very much looking forward to delivering the true potential of Integrative Medicine to Miraval guests," said Dr. Weil. "The unique hybrid of a destination spa resort and a wellness center is the perfect place for healing to begin."

The Director, James P. Nicolai, a board-certified family practitioner and a graduate of the Integrative Medicine Fellowship at the University of Arizona in Tucson, was hand selected by Dr. Weil to lead this ground breaking program.  Guests will have three levels of participation in the program to choose from:

Level 1: "Introduction to Integrative Medicine"

Dr. Nicolai will help guests take an in-depth look at how lifestyle impacts their health and make recommendations to begin reducing the risk for developing chronic diseases, as well as exploring the possibility of using alternative treatments to help guide them along their healing journey. 50 minute, in-house consultation.

Level 2: "In-Depth Integrative Medical Consultation"

Dr. Nicolai will work with guests to complete an in-depth assessment of their current health status in order to determine the most effective lifestyle changes that can affect longevity and capacity for leading a healthy, joyful life. Two 50 minute, in-house consultations.

Level 3: "8 Weeks to Optimum Health"

This program takes guests week-by-week, step-by-step to help set goals and make sustainable changes necessary to create a foundation for healthy living.  Two 50 minute in-house consultations with Dr. Nicolai, plus seven 25-minute weekly follow-up phone or remote video consultations.

Dr. Nicolai's expert advice combined with Miraval's nutrition and fitness specialists, stress management activities and massage therapy, blends a recipe for improved health and quality of life that sets the stage for a life-changing experience for those who participate.

Reservations are recommended and are subject to availability. For more details about Miraval Arizona or pricing for the Andrew Weil, M.D. Integrative Wellness Program please call 800.232.3969 or visit www.miravalresorts.com.

SOURCE Miraval Arizona


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