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ABOUT

Lara Delafield is a Strategic Wellness Consultant with a 15-year background in wellness, nutrition, epigenetics and eco-therapy, working with groups, in the corporate and luxury hospitality sector. Her vibrant approach to devising programmes and consulting with businesses to implement innovative initiatives, together with a Psychology Degree and Nutritional Therapy qualification, has ensured her success with various clients including Singita, Great Plains Conservation, ABSA Bank, Mass Mart, The Unlimited, Grootbos and Giltedge. Her work has also seen her partner with world-renowned establishments the likes of Relais and Châteux and National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World.

 

She has researched and designed wellness concepts for upmarket lodges across 5 countries, designing and facilitating various wellness programmes, retreats and empowerment programmes, with a special focus on eco-therapy. Her specialties include psychology, philosophy, reflexology, personal training, neuro-linguistic programming, time line therapy, Mastermind, nutrition and quantum resonance.

Her passion is to challenge individuals and businesses and she thrives in a natural environment, where she can channel her energy toward a novel approach to designing, creating and facilitating tailor-made, unique and cutting-edge wellness strategies, which are lasting. Most notably, she was part of an international Mastermind Group under a medical specialist and Ayurvedic doctor for 6 years, working on various wellness plans and the masterful management of one’s self, during which time she qualified for a trip to Salt Lake City, Utah, to attend an epigenetics, wellness and lifestyle conference.

Her husband, Mark, specialises in the physical aspect of wellness, with over 25 years of experience in wellness, coaching and martial arts. Together they work as a formidable team, passionate about health, wellness, nature and the power of optimism.

ABOUT

Lara Delafield is a Strategic Wellness Consultant with a 15-year background in wellness, nutrition, epigenetics and eco-therapy, working with groups, in the corporate and luxury hospitality sector. Her vibrant approach to devising programmes and consulting with businesses to implement innovative initiatives, together with a Psychology Degree and Nutritional Therapy qualification, has ensured her success with various clients including Singita, Great Plains Conservation, ABSA Bank, Mass Mart, The Unlimited and Giltedge. Her work has also seen her partner with world-renowned establishments the likes of GrootbosRelais and Châteux and National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World.

 

She has researched and designed wellness concepts for upmarket lodges across 5 countries, designing and facilitating various wellness programmes, retreats and empowerment programmes, with a special focus on eco therapy. Her specialties include psychology, philosophy, reflexology, personal training, neuro-linguistic programming, time line therapy, Mastermind, nutrition and quantum resonance.

Her passion is to challenge individuals and businesses and she thrives in a natural environment, where she can channel her energy toward a novel approach to designing, creating and facilitating tailor-made, unique and cutting edge wellness strategies, which are lasting. Most notably, she was part of an international Mastermind Group under a medical specialist and Ayurvedic doctor for 6 years, working on various wellness plans and the masterful management of one’s self, during which time she qualified for a trip to Salt Lake City, Utah, to attend an epigenetics, wellness and lifestyle conference.

Her husband, Mark, specialises in the physical aspect of wellness, with over 25 years of experience in wellness, coaching and martial arts. Together they work as a formidable team, passionate about health, wellness, nature and the power of optimism.

SERVICES

Development and Implementation of wellness strategy for high end luxury hotels, lodges and resorts both locally and internationally.

Development and Implementation of Corporate Wellness Strategies.

Lara has developed strategies for clients based in Kenya, Botswana, Tanzania, South Africa and Zimbabwe. Her services involve research and assessment, and ultimately the proposal of tailored wellness concepts, to enhance and maximise existing resources. Each concept is unique to the environment, offering and culture of the brand being worked with, whether it be a luxury lodge in Botswana, or a corporate client in South Africa.

Immersing herself in the environment allows Lara to address each area concerned, resulting in a unique, cutting-edge wellness philosophy, which is created to align and enhance each area together with a practically designed implementation plan.

Lara’s specialty lies particularly in eco therapy and green wellness.

Areas to be considered in the strategy:

  • Spa
  • Exercise (indoor/outdoor)
  • Ambience
  • Food
  • Staff Wellness
  • Sustainable Wellness
  • Mindfulness
  • Art & Creativity

Lara is aligned with international research groups and is one of the few South Africans invited to join the Wellness Institute.

Her ultimate aim is to transform and impact lives by helping people to better care for themselves, others and the environment.

TESTIMONIALS

“Lara has played an instrumental role in conceptualising the holistic wellness and lifestyle offering at Singita. Lara’s commitment and dedication to her work is evident in every project she undertakes – she lives, breathes and inspires wellness amongst all she meets.”

~ A Bosini – Singita HR Director

TESTIMONIALS

“Lara is a unique player in the international wellness industry, taking an innovative approach to initiating wellness strategy through precise goals and objectives, leaving guests of your luxury accommodation, or employees of your company feeling inspired, connected and restored – both physically and emotionally.”

~ B. Webber

TESTIMONIALS

“I have worked with Lara over the past 6 years. We have run joint programs for corporates in Wellness and Health. Lara is highly skilled and added enormous value to the programs we have developed in health and wellness. I would highly recommend her for any program she may introduce in the field.”

~ Dr Rajen Cooppan (MBChb,MD) – GP and Integrative Medicine

TESTIMONIALS

“Lara seamlessly manages to integrate business principals, practicality and coaching in a manner that is distinctive from any other wellness expert I have worked with. What sets her apart, besides her obvious experience and wealth of knowledge, is her incredible intuition and empathy. These things combined have enabled us to work together in a creative way that makes me so excited to make the change. And the change is lasting!”

~ H Vaughn – The Lifestyle Coach