Improving Quality Of Life Through Health & Wellness

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For the past 8 years we’ve transformed lives – be it in person at our award winning luxury retreat experiences, via our online coaching programmes and membership plans or corporate wellness schemes.

The mission is to give everyone access to the very best authentic and balanced expert advice, as well as the physical and mental tools they need to transform their life – for good.

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Wellness Retreats

Award winning luxury fitness and wellbeing retreats from 3 to 6 nights in Ibiza and Marbella, plus regular London pop ups. Established in 2012 we continue to be leaders in our field.

Online Training & Coaching

The ultimate virtual at home gym and health resource platform – for busy people. Hundreds of videos, done for you recipes, meal plans, home workouts, plus a thriving private community.


Step by step at home workout and meal plans that get phenomenal results – fast. Backed by years of experience – they can be done on your schedule, via any device. Plus it’s yours for life.


Corporate and workplace solutions to promote healthy, happy and productive employees. Our approach to managing stress combines both mental and physical methods for sustainable success.

Real Lives. Real Results. Real Transformations

There’s a great deal of ‘noise’ out there in the health and wellbeing sector. Much of it is all smoke and mirrors. Here’s why we’re confident in saying we’re the real deal….


  • recommended

Alongside our Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence for our 76+ 5* reviews, we’re honoured to be recommended by luxury lifestyle, international and national press. We also continue to discreetly host high profile people.

  • client trust

20% of clients return to our award winning retreats and we have a retention rate of 98% for our online Academy platform. We have built trust due to our honest, expert and results driven approach.

  • results

From incredible fat loss stats, to life changing lifestyle shifts – we are passionate about empowering you to live your optimum life. We see the best in you, even if you’re unable to see it yourself.

  • sustainability

We hate the quick fix fads and money hungry companies keeping you in a viscious cycle. We give you a sustainable lifestyle plan that promotes healthy habits and balance. It gets results without compromising happiness.

  • personal care

We are so incredibly invested in your success. Whether you’re on a retreat, part of our membership package or doing the Ibiza Beach Body programme – we truly want to see you shine. And we know how to get you there.

  • leading experts

We’re mid-lifers with a huge amount of life and professional experience. We believe that counts for something. What’s more we are qualified PT’s, Nutritional Advisors, Stress Management Consultants and NLP Coaches.

Client Praise

A boost for the mind and the body. I will definitely try to make room for Ibiza or Marbella next year. Not only was it great for the body but I came back with a much more focused mind and the confidence of achieving my goal. Claire and James are great motivators and adapt the program to your capabilities, there is a great spirit among the participants and you feel supported all the time.
Simona H, 2018, Retreat
The 4 week programme has made a huge difference to my life and my head. I feel so much more energised, healthy and happier. I have lost 8% body fat in 8 weeks, have dropped two dress sizes and haven't felt so good in a dress since my wedding. My children keep saying I look pretty!
Lysie B, Ibiza Beach Body, 2018
Book it now... I booked this trip with the aim to help with work stress and improve my health. I had high hopes for how it would go and it surpassed all of them. The guys that run this camp are knowledgeable, friendly, and genuinely care about what you want to achieve. If you need a kick start to good physical and metal health just do it, don't delay book it now. I will be back for more.​
Simon W, 2018, Retreat
Since joining the Academy I have been regular HIIT sessions at home (weekly ones are streamed live from Ibiza), accessed video workouts on abs and kettebells and have had loads of questions answered - everything from stretching to hormones. It's worth pointing out I would have done of this before the Academy. Most significantly is that I've cancelled my gym membership - the Academy has rendered it useless. Claire & James are open, passionate and fun and their enthusiasm and commitment is infectious. The community is also life enhancing. It's ace.
Jo A, Academy member, 2018
From the first minute when you meet Claire & James you feel their passion for mind & body work. They are incredibly motivating and caring, it's not a bootcamp drill at all, but you find yourself pushing to your limits because you want it. I loved the holistic approach, with nutrition and goal setting workshops, exhausting HIIT trainings and relaxing Yoga sessions. I think all of us left with more power, motivation and inspiration. Thank you!! All the workout spots were just around the hotel. At the beach, in the pine forest or the garden. I felt so energized after this retreat, will do it again for sure!
Jasmin R, Retreat 2018
The Academy is an invaluable resource. I'm so glad Claire and James launched it. It's for anyone interested in heakth, fitness or wellebing. From novice to expert, there are real time at home workouts, meal plans and group discussion for all levels. The community is welcoming and supportive and Claire and James' knowledge and experyise will ensure you reach your goals. I love having the Academy in my life. You just click from anywhere on any device and away you go.
Clare N, Academy member, 2018
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Our Story

We’ve run one of Europe’s most successful fitness retreat companies since 2012, trained thousands of clients and received some wonderful praise.

However, we wanted to expand our reach to more people and so created our extensive online resource platform – the Academy. We are incredibly aware that many people are living stressful lives and are struggling to live to their fullest potential – physically and mentally.

We desparately wanted to make our expert knowledge and support more accessible – and have done so for less than £1 a day via the Academy platform and online community. The success has been phenomenal and we have a thriving tribe of like minded people, all sharing their journey.

We were both in the corporate rat race of London for over 15 years. So we’ve experienced the stress, emptiness and unhealthy behaviour that comes with it. Doing crazy workouts and eating well was the last thing on our minds.

We can relate. And therefore know exactly what’s needed to make a lifetyle shift a reality. It’s fast, effective at home workouts that truly get results. It’s realistic meal plans that aren’t restrictive. It’s being able to have a drink or two without the guilt.

From retreats to our online membership and programmes, to our corporate solutions, our method is do-able and sustainable. That’s why it’s perfect for any busy person – from execs, to mums.

We believe in our ability to transform lives and have done so time and again.  We would love you to be next.

Claire & James

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17 hours ago


😱 Scary truth about Sugary Coffees 😱

It’s that time of year when most food outlets have tempting selections of festive drinks to warm you up on your way to or from work.

Sure, why not swap your usual small cappuccino for a big gingerbread latte.

Tis the season to be merry and all that.

😬 Hmmm maybe not….

‘Action on Sugar’ has compiled a list of the sugar content of some of the high streets’ most popular festive hot beverages and the info will shock you.

⁉️ Did you know that a Starbucks large hot choc contains 23 teaspoons of sugar?

Yep. 23. That’s over 3 times an adults recommended daily sugar allowance.

It’s not a surprise to us, when we work with clients one on one and get them to track their food, that all too often it’s the hidden calories - sugar in particular - in hot drinks that they’ve failed to account for.

Their eating habits might be on point but 2 caramel lattes a day is smashing in a whole load of calories and sugar they're not even realising their consuming.

Add the tasty festive syrups like gingerbread, caramel, creme brulee etc and it gets a whole lot worse.

📈 Remember sugar triggers your insulin response, so it’s not just the calories and sugar itself, but the hormonal response that’s also going to set your body up for holding onto fat.

What’s worth noting from the research is that the sugar content is often higher in the ‘healthy’ option…

Coffee chain dairy alternative milks (oat, almond, soya) are frequently high sugar versions, compounding the problem even further.

👀 Quite an eye-opener for our clients.

They think they’re doing the right thing going for the oat milk latte, when in fact they’re consuming more sugar and calories than going for the dairy version.

🎄 We hate to be GRINCH at Christmas.

Enjoy the season of course, but watch the hidden sugars.

They’re a Christmas present you don’t want!

Much love,
James & Claire

#themidlifementors #sugaraddicts

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2 days ago


Summer bodies are made in winter ❄️

What’s your 2020 health goal?

Join us in Marbella Jan 9 - 12

5 star luxury for mind, body and soul💪


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You’re important and loved 🙏🏻❤️


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7 days ago


New location for the weekly live workout with our gorgeous online community.

The Engine Room is an GREAT space and run by super friendly people.

Blessed to have found it 🙏🏻❤️

For £9.99 for the first month you can join us online too....

Giving you access to these Wednesday lives, meal plans, exercise plans and stress management techniques to name but a few.

It’s particularly awesome if you have very little time, no access to a gym...and need the motivation and accountability.

Have a fab day beautiful people 🌞

Ps check out their rowing studio 🤪🤩

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When Lola met Lou.....

And got kisses.....🐶😘

Super grateful to have such beautiful friends/ clients in our life.

Love you Louise Bennett 😍

#onlysoftdrinks #friendship #doglicks

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