Vale do Lobo’s Vale Real wellness area

Wellbeing takes centre stage in Vale do Lobo

TEDx speaker Adrienne Herbert headlines Vale do Lobo’s Wellbeing Showcase

Vale do Lobo resort has confirmed the return of its annual Wellbeing Showcase between Thursday and Sunday (June 30-July 3).

Podcast host and renowned TEDx speaker Adrienne Herbert – also known as Adrienne LDN – will headline the event with an appearance at 7pm on Friday at Vale Real.

Adrienne will host an hour-long talk titled ‘Performance Wellbeing with Adrienne Herbert’ as part of Vale do Lobo’s Wellbeing showcase.

“The session will identify the fundamental aspects required to perform at your best while maintaining a state of wellbeing, empowering attendees to make positive changes to habits, routines, and mindsets,” organisers say.

Adrienne is best known for her weekly podcast Power Hour, which has been downloaded over 2.5 million times and is rated five-stars on iTunes. She has delivered keynote presentations for brands such as Apple, Microsoft and Facebook, to motivate and empower their employees.

TEDx speaker Adrienne Herbert

Apart from her talk, guests will have opportunities to “explore the connection between mind and body and try different types of Yoga, including Vinyasa and Iyengar.”

Clinical Pilates sessions will help guests realign their posture, improve their mobility and strengthen their core. In the afternoons, piano music yoga sessions will allow guests to channel their minds and soothe their souls,” they add.

Also planned is a special cacao ceremony – in which participants drink hot cacao in a ritual setting – which will help participants to “increase focus, tune up their immune system, open their hearts, elevate emotional wellbeing and sharpen their senses and awareness.”

All sessions will be hosted at Vale Real area of the resort, described as a “blissful location surrounded by pine trees and overlooking one of Vale do Lobo’s iconic golf lakes”.

Tickets for Adrienne’s talk cost €10 for resort members and €20 for the general public. Further information on other events can be found on the event’s website.

Here’s the full schedule of events:

Thursday, June 30

  • Clinical Pilates with Teresa Gonçalves (10.15am)
  • Meditation Walk with Tiago Silva (6pm)

Friday, July 1

  • Cacao session with Sarah Shannon (10am)
  • Power Hour with Adrienne Herbet (7pm)

Saturday, July 2

  • Wake up Lovingly! – Gentle Yin Yoga practice with live piano music by Sanne & David (9am)
  • Yoga Iyengar with Sol Viegas (11am)
  • Embracing your Inner Self – Yin Yoga Nidra with Sound Healing by Sanne & Jonny White (5pm)

Sunday, July 3

  • Yoga with Ana Rita Ramires (10am)