Balance Wellness by Anantara Bangkok Riverside Resort & Spa


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To launch Anantara’s innovative Balance wellness concept, Anantara Bangkok Riverside Resort & Spa is pleased to introduce Masters of Wellness Kimmana Nichols and Zia Kusuma, who will be offering Holistic Healing, Detox and Ayurvedic private therapies and complimentary seminars from 5 – 14 May 2015.

Spread over 11 acres of lush gardens beside the River of Kings, Anantara Bangkok Riverside Resort & Spa feels like a tropical island hideaway. As an ideal setting to connect with nature and waterfront tranquility, the urban oasis is the perfect sanctuary for Anantara’s Balance wellness concept, which offers a uniquely flexible approach to feeling good through a range of inspirational experiences and the freedom to explore and indulge in between.

As part of the Balance visiting practitioner calendar, which allows guests to book private sessions with alternative therapists who are trusted experts in holistic healing, Anantara’s Masters of Wellness Kimmana Nichols and Zia Kusuma invite you to discover your individuality, avoid sickness in the future and know more about what makes you unique.

Kimmana offers specialist therapies from Thai, Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine traditions. An experienced health advisor and educator who is sought after all over the world, he is passionate about unlocking peak potential and spends his time absorbed in the pursuit of wisdom. He holds a degree in Naturopathy and Herbal Medicine, an Advanced Diploma in Ayurvedic Medicine and has studied Iridology with great masters around the world. Kimmana has also been practicing bodywork for more than 10 years and studied with Khun Ni, the most famous and respected teacher of Chi Nei Tsang in Thailand.

Master Zia - Shiro-Abhyanga and Nasya Head & Brain Detox
Master Zia – Shiro-Abhyanga and Nasya Head & Brain Detox

Kimmana’s Holistic Health & Ayurvedic Consultations offer a complete healing wisdom tool kit to empower a lifetime of vibrant living. Extensive questioning and assessment about individuality using the wisdom of Ayurveda, Iridology and Traditional Chinese Medicine provides a complete understanding of where a person is strong or imbalanced, both mentally and physically.

One Wonder Session (80 mins) – THB 6,600++

Complete Healing Tooklkit of 3 sessions (80 mins each) – THB 17,800++

ThaiVedic Bodywork for the structural and energetic body is a fusion of Thai, Ayurveda and Shiatsu healing therapies, and an ideal treatment for pain, loss of function and postural problems. 60 mins – THB 4,600++.

Detox Belly Massage, an ancient Taoist technique known as Chi Nei Tsang, is a powerful way to eliminate digestive toxins and emotional history. It greatly increases cleansing and stool mass and can facilitate profound emotional releases. 60 mins – THB 3,300++.

Lymphatic Drainage Massage is specifically designed to drain stagnant lymph and revitalise the system, and is an essential adjunct to any thorough detox programme. 60 mins – THB 3,300++.

Master Kimmana Nichols – ThaiVedic Bodywork, Detox Massages and Holistic Health

Zia Kusuma is a passionate advocate of living holistically for optimum health and wellbeing, and performs a variety of Ayurvedic therapies to aid the balancing and proper functioning of the body. An experienced practitioner in her own right, Zia travels the world with her partner Kimmana, performing healing therapy and sharing holistic knowledge. From allergies and scoliosis to weight gain and acne, Zia has faced all sorts of personal health crisis situations. She grew up amongst a family of Indonesian beauty therapists and shamans, giving her a solid foundation of how to deliver purely blissful massages and focus powerful healing energy. In the past two years of apprenticing and being an Ayurvedic clinic nurse for Kimmana, she has qualified in multiple forms of hands on healing, overcome her own health challenges and facilitates potent healing treatments based on the tradition of Ayurveda.

Zia offers two healing therapies. Shiro-Abhyanga is an Ayurvedic head massage which focuses on the shoulders, neck, face and head – the areas most vulnerable to stress and tension. This massage induces a state of calm, peace and tranquillity, and promotes high levels of alertness and concentration. It also increases the flow of cerebro-spinal fluids, strengthens the nervous system, disperses toxins from tense and knotted muscles, improves blood circulation in previously congested muscles and helps oxygenate the brain, as well as stimulating lymphatic drainage and aiding sleep. This therapy is particularly beneficial to address eyestrain, tinitus, jaw ache and sinusitis. 60 mins – THB 4,600++.

Nasya – Head & Brain Detox     is an Ayurvedic procedure that removes toxins through the sinus cavities and head, and has a direct affect upon the function of the brain. This detoxifying therapy reduces excess mental chatter and strengthens the mind, treats mucous congestions, allergies and snoring, relieves headaches, migraines and stiff neck, and is an ideal treatment for fatigue, insomnia and stress related issues, as well as sinus problems and all imbalances of the head and neck. 45 mins -THB 3,300++ .

Kimmana and Zia are also offering complimentary seminars on the topics of “Ayurvedic Secrets for Anti-Ageing” and “Discovering and Enhancing the True You” using the genius Indian system which prevents disease and highlights the strengths or weaknesses of any subject in life.

For reservations or more information, please contact call 02 476 0022 Ext. 1563 or e-mail or visit