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Wellness Activities

Shou Sugi Ban House’s wellness activities are an integral part of our boutique wellness retreat and offered as part of a package. Our team is here to help you craft enriching experiences through both private and group wellness programming.

Our comprehensive list of guided activities includes breathwork and yoga, meditation and sound, fitness, tea traditions, nutrition consultations, guided walks and more. We welcome you to explore our menu of Wellness Activities to inspire your future visit.

Booking Wellness Rituals

All wellness activities must be booked as part of a package. We invite you to pair your session with a meal, spa treatment or any of our scheduled programs to harmonize mind, body and spirit. Our team is here to help you develop a personalized program that will meet you on your wellness path.

Seasonal Rituals

Enjoy a 20% discount when booking a private Intuitive Movement session with a private Sacred Sound Journey. Introductory offer available this fall.

Morning Movement Schedule Fall 2020

Our wellness rituals draw from the Earth’s seasonality and our daily scheduled programs are always evolving. For current offerings, please contact Guest Services.

ACTIVITY MENU (PDF)
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Nutrition

Discover food as medicine through hands-on workshops and one-on-one conversations with our resident nutritionist.

JUICING AND BLENDING WORKSHOP

Discover the healing powers of juicing, superfoods and smoothies. Develop an understanding of how they can be used for optimizing hydration, cleansing the body of toxins and restoring balance. Led by our resident nutritionist, you will navigate the world of turning fruits, vegetables and superfoods into blends that you can best integrate into your daily life.

60 minutes
$225 + $50 additional guest

NUTRITION CONSULTATION

During this hour-long consultation, our resident nutritionist will explore all facets of your life including diet, stress, physical activity, past and familial medical history, and current health concerns. Together you will work to uncover the root cause of current dysfunction and develop a personalized plan to help you reach your health goals. This also includes a nutrition-focused physical exam, which is an analysis of physical signs that the body can express in times of vitamin and mineral deficiency and digestive insufficiencies.


60 minutes
$225 

COMPREHENSIVE NUTRITION CONSULTATION

A one-on-one nutrition consultation with a Nutritionist both during and after your stay includes the below three elements.

Nutrition Focused Physical Exam:
This 30-minute appointment includes an analysis of physical signs the body can express in times of vitamin and mineral deficiency and digestive insufficiencies. Using these clues with skilled questioning, your nutritionist can gain a deeper understanding of your body’s inner workings and recommend appropriate nutrition and lifestyle changes along with services that should be taken advantage of during your retreat.

Exit Consultation:
This 30-minute consultation will be an opportunity for you to check in and discuss changes made during your retreat, how this will translate to life back at home and set steps to take towards your health-related goals. You will leave with nutrition and lifestyle action steps to take once you get home.

Follow up Consultation:
This 30-minute FaceTime or phone consultation will be scheduled for 1-week after your retreat. This will serve as a check-in to see how you are adjusting to home life, discuss what is working and what isn’t. Together you and your nutritionist will adjust goals, discuss new tools and techniques for reaching their goals.

Three 30minute sessions
$350

yoga, breathwork & meditation

Yoga, Breathwork & Meditation

Practices to help slow down the breath and quiet the mind. Highly customized to the individuals needs.

INTUITIVE MOVEMENT

Intuitive movement is the development of intuition through the physical body. It is a modality which encourages self healing, personal responsibility and ultimately, freedom. Through the lens of movement this practice expresses itself through various forms of self massage, expressive movement and stretching. The core teachings in this technique may be translated to many other areas of one’s life, from diet to relationships.

30minutes
$100 + $50 additional guest

60 minutes
$200 + $50 additional guest

90 minutes
$300 + $75 additional guest

HATHA YOGA

A foundational class touching on all aspects of a well-rounded yoga practice. Pranayama, meditation, chanting and yoga postures challenge and restore your body to its optimal state. Highly customized to the individual’s needs.

30 minutes
$100 + $50 additional guest

60 minutes
$200 + $50 additional guest

90 minutes
$300 + $75 additional guest

DEEP RELEASE

A hands-on restorative yoga practice focused on parasympathetic activation and inviting  full-body relaxation. Props, essential oils, crystal bowls and physical adjustments are incorporated into this therapeutic experience. Suitable for all levels.

60 minutes
$200 + $50 additional guest

90 minutes
$300 + $75 additional guest

CUSTOM YOGA

Designed to meet the specific needs of individuals or small groups. Come prepared with questions and the desire to learn. These sessions can touch on many aspects of yoga from philosophy, alignment, pranayama and meditation. These sessions can also be utilized to create a custom practice which can be integrated into a home practice.

30 minutes
$100 + $50 additional guest

60 minutes
$200 + $50 additional guest

90 minutes
$300 + $75 additional guest

CLARITY OF BEING

Dynamic yogic exercises optimize circulation, welcome relaxation and work with your body’s natural ability to heal itself. We begin with an anatomical meditation, flow into movement, breathwork and conclude with a vocal healing savasana. The entire class is accompanied by the sounds of live singing bowls, gongs and hand drums.

60 minutes
$200 + $50 additional guest

90 minutes
$300 + $75 additional guest
 

BREATHWORK JOURNEY

Use your own body and breath for deep cleansing, shaking loose and releasing negative emotions, stagnant energy and physical blocks that are often inaccessible to our logical minds. A deep catharsis of body, mind and spirit that will leave you lighter, clearer and refreshed.

60 minutes
$200 + $50 additional guest

QIGONG

Explore the study of cultivating vital life force. This centuries-old practice coordinates body-postures, movement, breathing and meditation to improve health and heighten one’s spirituality to self.

60 minutes
$250

CUSTOM MEDITATION

A simple seated meditation led by one of our resident instructors. Suitable for all levels, it may be customized to the needs and intentions of the individual.

30 minutes
$100 + $50 additional guest 

HYPNOTHERAPY FOR SLEEP

Reset your natural circadian rhythms by allowing your body and mind to be guided into a state of deep relaxation. Hypnotherapy is a gentle and clear form of communication with your subconscious which not only regulates and balances your physical, mental, emotional and energetic bodies, but also holds all of your conditioned patterning. Allow this process to teach your subconscious how to better support you.

120 minutes
$500 + $400 additional guest

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Fitness

Intentional movement offered in open-air spaces throughout the property.

FUNCTIONAL MOVEMENT

This class aims to make you more connected to your body and its movements. Create awareness around form, asymmetries in the body, and identify weaknesses or tightness.

60 minutes
$200 + $50 additional guest 

STRENGTH AND BALANCE

A fast-paced class that incorporates deep core stabilizing and strengthening exercises for a complete and full-body workout. Weights, bands and kettlebells are incorporated to improve overall strength and stability.

60 minutes
$200 + $50 additional guest 

SSBH SIGNATURE WORKOUT

A fitness methodology based on the core principles of traditional strength and conditioning, gymnastics and High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) programs.

60 minutes
$200 + $50 additional guest
   

 

AQUATIC FITNESS

Performed in our heated pool, this exercise minimizes stress on the joints while working to strengthen and tone your body.

60 minutes
$200 + $50 additional guest
  

PRENATAL AND POSTPARTUM FITNESS

Designed for expectant or new mothers, enjoy a customized workout aimed at increasing the strength, flexibility and endurance of important muscles used most often by mothers.

60 minutes
$200 + $50 additional guest 

TENNIS

Suitable for beginners and experts alike, engage in drills or match play with our resident tennis instructor on the property’s hard court.

30 minutes
$125 + $75 additional guest

60 minutes
$200 + $75 additional guest

90 minutes
$300 + $75 additional guest 

PERSONAL TRAINING ADD-ONS

Postural Analysis: 

Investigate your body’s movements and static posture to develop a conditioning plan aimed at realigning your body’s distribution.

30 minutes
$100 

Supported Stretching: 

Increase flexibility, improve range of motion and shorten recovery time with the personalized assistance of your instructor.

30 minutes
$100
  

 

Myofascial Release:

Release tension, flush your system and fuel your muscles more efficiently through a guided series of foam rolling exercises.

30 minutes
$100
  

seasonal excursions

Seasonal Excursions

Explore the East End through local excursions and off-site experiences.

SSBH BEACH SETUP

Allow us to create the perfect sand setup for the day with an umbrella, chairs, towels, snacks and beverages. Includes transfers to/from the beach and Shou Sugi Ban House.

Starting at $150 for up to two guests

SSBH BOAT EXCURSION

Explore the Peconic Bay with your captain on our 30’ Corsair Chris Craft, stopping along bucolic harbors such as Sag Harbor, Shelter Island and the North Fork. Swim or sightsee, then head ashore for lunch or have Shou Sugi Ban House prepare a picnic for you. Includes transfers to/from dock and SSBH.

Half Day (4hours)
$2,300

Full Day (8hours)
$4,000

PRIVATE DRIVER OR GUIDE

Embark on a customized driving tour of the area with our local driver/guide and take in beautiful landscapes, historical sites and more. This activity can be customized to suit your specific interests, as well as modified for the seasons and various weather conditions.

Starting at $250 for up to two guests