Bio Harmonising Retreat FAQ

Bio Harmonising Retreat FAQ

What is Bioharmonising?  

Bioharmonising refers to the practice of aligning one's biological processes with natural rhythms and balance, promoting optimal health and well-being. It involves interventions that enhance the body's innate ability to regulate and maintain equilibrium, often encompassing lifestyle changes, diet, and mindfulness practices aimed at achieving holistic harmony.

What is the Bio Harmonising Retreat?

The Bio Harmonising Retreat is a comprehensive wellness and health programme at the Grand Hotel des Bains in St. Moritz. It aims to rejuvenate the body and mind while enhancing longevity through personalised plans focused on nutrition, physical exercise, sleep optimisation, mental well-being and stress management. The package includes cryotherapy, alpine massages, Swiss facial treatments, access to the wellness centre and gym, lectures and workshops and personalised nutrition plans based on DNA analyses.

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How does nutrition contribute to longevity?

As part of the Bio Harmonising Retreat, world-leading Bio Harmonising chef Silvena Rowe creates bespoke menus aligned to the latest findings in biohacking. The diet focuses on longevity and includes antioxidant-rich superfoods and anti-inflammatory herbs and spices to optimise health and well-being. Participants also have the opportunity to forage for herbs and berries under expert guidance, discovering the abundant treasures of the Alpine landscape.

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What do the medical care and sleep optimisation include?

Dr. Alexander Zeuke, an experienced surgeon and preventive genetics expert, conducts seminars on longevity and disease prevention. Genetic testing identifies predispositions to chronic health conditions, leading to the development of individualised prevention plans. These plans cover disease prevention, personalised nutrition, weight management, environmental programmes, micronutrient and antioxidant needs, food intolerances, stress management and burnout prevention based on your genetic profile.


How can I participate in the Bio Harmonising Retreat?

The Bio Harmonising Retreats are available at the Grand Hotel des Bains in St. Moritz, with the first retreat scheduled from 1 to 10 September 2024 and a Winter Retreat from 9 to 19 January 2025. Interested individuals can register directly with the hotel or visit the hotel's website for more information and booking options.


Can the Bio Harmonising Retreats be tailored to my specific needs?

Absolutely, the Bio Harmonising Retreats are designed for individual tailoring. Based on the DNA test results evaluated by Dr. Alexander Zeuke and his team, personalised modules are crafted, ensuring that each wellness programme is specifically tailored to the participant's genetic predispositions, preferences and goals, achieving optimal results in health, well-being and longevity.


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What role does the environment of St. Moritz play in the Bio Harmonising Retreats?

St. Moritz, renowned for its exceptional air quality and mineral-rich Mauritius Springs, provides an ideal setting for the Bio Harmonising Retreats. The natural beauty and tranquillity of the Swiss Alps promote relaxation and recovery, while the high altitude at 1,856 meters above sea level provides ideal conditions for training and physical activity. Participants benefit from the ‘health through water’ philosophy that has attracted visitors since the 15th century, along with the opportunity to explore the local flora and fauna through guided hikes.


How does the Bio Harmonising Retreat promote mental well-being and stress management?

The retreat includes specific activities and modules dedicated to enhancing mental well-being and effective stress management. Participants can engage in workshops to optimise their fitness routines, attend lectures on longevity and disease prevention and participate in guided meditation sessions. These elements aim not only to improve physical balance but also to enhance mental equilibrium by providing techniques for stress reduction and promoting positive mental health.

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What is the goal of the Bio Harmonising Retreat?

The primary goal of the Bio Harmonising Retreat is to offer a holistic approach to enhancing longevity and optimal health. Through a combination of personalised nutrition, targeted wellness treatments, physical exercise and educational workshops, the package aims to equip participants with the tools and knowledge to improve their lifestyle and enhance their well-being in the long term. The ultimate objective is to facilitate a complete ‘reset’ for both body and mind, leading to sustainable changes and an improved quality of life.


How does the package integrate the latest findings from science and research?

The Bio Harmonising Retreat relies on the latest findings in genetics, nutrigenomics and preventive medicine to provide a grounded and scientifically backed wellness experience. Collaborating with leading experts such as Dr. Alexander Zeuke and Chef Silvena Rowe enables the creation of personalised health and nutrition plans based on the individual genetic profiles of participants. This evidence-based approach ensures that all aspects of the package are geared towards enhancing longevity and minimising the risk of chronic diseases.


Has the quality of the retreat been recognised?

Indeed, the Grand Hotel des Bains Kempinski in St. Moritz received the Health & Wellness Award at the 23rd Hospitality Awards organised by Hospitality ON in October 2023, acknowledging the exceptional quality and comprehensive approach of the Bio Harmonising Retreat.




What exactly is analysed in the DNA test?

The DNA test analyses genetic variations and markers that can provide insights into your predispositions for certain health conditions. It also gathers information on nutrition, metabolism, physical activity and stress responses to develop personalised health and wellness plans.


How secure are my genetic data?

The security of your genetic data is our utmost priority. All samples are processed anonymously and identified only by a numerical code. The data are stored on secure servers and accessed only by authorised medical personnel. We adhere strictly to data protection laws and standards to ensure the confidentiality of your information.


Who has access to my DNA results?

Access to your DNA results is limited to you and, with your consent, our medical staff involved in creating your personalised health plan. Without your explicit permission, no data are shared with third parties.


How is the DNA test conducted?

The DNA test is a simple, non-invasive procedure. You will receive a kit to collect a saliva sample at home, which you then send to our laboratory. Your sample is analysed, and the results are sent to our experts for evaluation.

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Can the DNA test diagnose medical conditions?

No, the DNA test is for preventive health purposes and cannot diagnose medical conditions. It provides insights into your genetic predispositions and assists in the development of a tailored wellness and health plan. For specific health concerns, we recommend consulting a doctor.


What happens to my DNA sample after analysis?

After analysis, your DNA sample is disposed of securely in accordance with applicable legal and ethical guidelines. If you wish, we can also store the sample for future analyses, but only with your express consent.


How long does it take to receive my DNA test results?

Typically, it takes several weeks to analyse your DNA sample and create your personalised health plan. We strive to provide you with your results as quickly as possible and will inform you once they are ready.


Can the results of my DNA test affect my insurance rates?

No, the results of your DNA test are not shared with insurance companies and do not affect your insurance rates. The information is used solely to improve your health and well-being.


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What is the meaning of biohacking?

Biohacking is the application of systems thinking and self-experimentation to upgrade the body's function. This broad field encompasses various techniques and lifestyle changes, from nutritional strategies and exercise regimens to state-of-the-art technologies, all designed to optimize physical and mental performance.

What is a biohacking diet?

A biohacking diet is a nutritional plan meticulously designed to improve bodily functions, enhance mental clarity, and promote longevity. Tailored to the individual’s genetic makeup, health status, and wellness goals, it typically includes a balanced intake of nutrient-dense foods, with a focus on anti-inflammatory and antioxidant-rich ingredients, to support overall health and bioharmonisation.


What is an example of biohacking?  

An example of biohacking could be the practice of intermittent fasting, where eating patterns are altered to allow for periods of fasting and eating within specific time windows. This method is believed to trigger cellular repair processes, improve metabolic functions, and enhance longevity, showcasing a practical application of biohacking principles.


What is the definition of longevity?  

Longevity refers to the duration of an individual's life, specifically the length of time a person lives. In a broader sense, it also encompasses the strategies and practices aimed at extending the lifespan, enhancing the quality of life, and delaying the onset of age-related diseases.


What is a synonym for longevity?  

A synonym for longevity could be "lifespan," although "durability" and "long life" are also terms that convey similar meanings, emphasizing the aspect of enduring vitality and the extension of life.


What is longevity of life?  

Longevity of life refers to the extended duration of an individual's existence, achieved through a combination of genetic factors, lifestyle choices, and advancements in healthcare. It not only implies living longer but also encompasses maintaining vitality, wellness, and a high quality of life into advanced age.

Why Choose the Bio Harmonising Retreat for Your Wellness Journey?

Discover how our award-winning retreat combines the serene beauty of St. Moritz with cutting-edge wellness practices for unparalleled rejuvenation. Learn about our holistic approach to wellness that balances your physical, mental, and emotional health, promoting a transformative experience that goes beyond traditional retreats.

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