What is included

whats_included_image001Your stay at NuBeginnings France is a life changing experience. We offer you the tools and techniques to change your life to be healthier and happier. Included in a one week stay is:

  • Support from the NuBeginnings team when you get home – we call you regularly to support you in the life changes you are making.
  • Wonderful locally sourced food prepared by our spa chefs.
  • Luxury ensuite accommodation in the chateau.
  • Individual fitness assessment on arrival so that we can structure your programme for you to get the results you want.
  • A full exercise programme including hiking, yoga, personal training and so much more.
  • Three full body deep tissue massages.
  • Three Therapy sessions – hypnotherapy, psychotherapy and NLP therapy to achieve the results you would like.
  • Talks on topics of interest.
  • Cooking demonstration by one of our spa chefs.
  • Full use of the gym and studio.
  • NuBeginnings T Shirt and Water Bottle to take home.
  • Going home picnic to make sure you can get home without worrying about what to eat on the journey.

Going home

We pride ourselves on our levels of individual attention and support.

When you go home we stay in touch and ensure that you have the support and advice you need to make real changes to your life.

You and your health are our concern and we will do whatever we can to support you every step of the way.

Movement

Pilates 
At NuBeginnings France we tailor a programme that ensures you will reach your goals. We will encourage you to do as many different classes as possible. We will offer you either Pilates or Yoga classes both ensure your body is well balanced and stretched. These classes allow you to reconnect your mind and body so that you can once again listen to what your body needs and wants for a healthy future.

Exercise Classes
NuBeginnings offers a wide range of exercise classes including spinning, boxing and circuit training. This wide offering of classes makes sure you work every muscle of your body and helps to bring your system back to life through exercise.

The Studio
Our exercise studio is located in the Chateau’s former stable block. The gym has magnificent arched windows and has lovely views over the garden. The studio has wonderful, original beams and is a magical place to work out. All of the NuBeginnings France exercise team are highly trained and motivated to ensure you reach your goals. They will support and encourage you every step of the way.

The Gym

Quality equipment
Our NuBeginnings France gym is well equipped with the very latest high specification equipment including:

Cross trainers

Rowing machines

Upright bikes

Recumbent bikes

Treadmills

Stepping Machine

Spinning Bikes

Free weights

Supervision by our qualified team
All sessions in the gym are supervised and led by our highly qualified instructors. You will see and feel the difference after every gym session.

Sample Menu

sample_menu001At NuBeginnings the menus are carefully designed to offer a nutritious and enjoyable meal – we only use local ingredients to ensure you will feel better and to aid weight loss.

Meal of the day Sample Menu
Breakfast Cep and white truffle oil omelette
Midmorning snack Wild Berry Crepe
Lunch Artichoke and chicken barley risotto
Midafternoon snack Asparagus with melted goat cheese and a balsamic glaze
Dinner Smoked haddock, cod and crayfish bouillabaisse with butter beans

Healthy eating

Healthy eating is so important for your well being and overall health. The food at NuBeginnings is beautifully prepared and a true delight. We are very proud of our spa cuisine and we know you will enjoy it.

Support

James – Property Manager

James works behind the scenes to make sure that NuBeginnings France runs without a htich. Between such an old building and more than 30 acres of lands to keep under control he’s certainly busy.
His aim is that you enjoy every minute of your stay without a care in the world.

Tia – Deputy Manager

Tia manages the programme for you during your stay.

With a great knowledge of the programme and a real understanding of the problems you might be facing she will make sure you enjoy your stay and leave with all the knowledge you need.

Tia is your go-to girl when you are here with us at NuBeginnings France.

She will ensure that your every need is met. Your comfort and convenience is her main concern. And she does it brilliantly.
Tia has worked in the hospitality industry for more than 15 years so she really knows that the little things make a huge difference to your stay.

Nutrition

Nicole Berberian – Programme Nutritionist

Nicole has been a fully qualified nutritionist for many years. Her expertise has helped many people to lose weight and lead healthier lifestyles. She was the nutritionist for Living TV’s hit show, “The Biggest Loser UK” and provided the food programme for the contestants to follow.
She is a regular contributor to the nutrition pages of women’s magazines and other media publications. She is also the nutritionist for the Channel 5 News team.

Stuart – Head Chef

Stuart has been a chef for nearly 30 years. There is nothing he doesn’t know about healthy cooking and making every meal a delight.
Stuart works closely with our nutritionist and his cooking demonstrations are a highlight of everyone’s stay at NuBeginnings.
Stuart believes in an open door kitchen – whenever you have a question or suddenly remember a favourite meal and want the recipe just go in and ask. He’s always happy to help.

Joost van der Mast – Nutritionist

Joost will work with you to ensure you are absolutely certain which foods will help you achieve your goals and support your health.
Joost has been a nutritionist for many years and will only give you sensible, practical advise that will get you to your goals.

Fitness

Stuart

Stuart has more than a decade’s experience working with people to achieve their fitness and health goals.

He is a level 4 advanced trainer as well as a mountain leader.

Stuart has worked for many years keeping the armed forces in peak physical condition. He uses his experience and knowledge to ensure you achieve the results you desire.

Nadia

Nadia is a level 4 personal trainer specialising in obesity and weight management.

Nadia specialises in posture and body alignment and has studied ballet for more than 20 years.

In addition she is a sports massage therapist and regularly writes for a fitness column.

Nadia will work with you to make sure you are happy and achieve wonderful results.

Therapists

Suzy – Massage Therapist

Suzy is a wonderful deep tissue massage therapist. Intuitive and exceptional at dealing with injuries or problems she will ensure you have a fantastic massage each and every time.

Stefan – Massage therapist

Stefan owns his own spa here in France. When we can tempt him over to us he specialises in a fabulous cellulite busting massage.

Charlotte – Massage Therapist

Charlotte is an extremely accomplished massage therapist with many strings to her bow….

Deep tissue massage, reflexology, aromatherapy, hot stones – think of a massage and Charlotte can probably do it.

As our residential therapist she is on hand at all times to ensure you enjoy your therapies.

Hypnotists

1Victoria Wills – Director of Hypnotherapy

Victoria is a leading expert in Hypnotherapy and NLP. She is a regular contributor to the national press. Most recently she has been featured in Healthy magazine, Natural Health, ZEST, Beauty Angels and Brand New You.

Victoria specialises in weight loss through hypnosis and has studied in both the USA and the UK and is registered to the highest level in both countries.

Visit Victoria’s website – VictoriaWills.com

Charlie – Therapist

With a very successful private practice in the UK Charlie has proven herself as a highly effective therapist.

She will work with you at the deepest level to help you overcome your problems.

An ever popular therapist with our guests.

Adele

Adele joins us from her hugely successful practice in the UK. With many years as an experienced Acupuncture practitioner, NLP and hypnotherapist she has many varied and proven skills to help you achieve the results you desire.

Understanding, kind and hugely effective she will work with you to help you be all that you want to be.

Hiking

Nordic Walking

Tailored to you
Every guest at NuBeginnings has a personal fitness assessment at the beginning of your stay with us. We make sure that each activity is tailored to you and achieving your goals!

Nordic Walking is a wonderful aerobic exercise 
Walking is a wonderful aerobic exercise and the breathtakingly beautiful location of NuBeginnings France, in the Loire Valley, is a wonderful place for it.

Building your Fitness Levels
The different walks are planned by your personal training mentors to make sure you are challenged whilst enjoying the fabulous French countryside.