By Daniela Ortega, Contributing Reporter
MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and to commemorate and support the initiative, survivors, previvors and caregivers are invited to a Breast Cancer Day Retreat at the Carillon Miami Wellness Resort at 6801 Collins Avenue, Saturday, October 12th.
Roxana Medina, Director of Marketing at Carillon Miami, commented, “This is our first Breast Cancer Day Retreat and we’re very excited about partnering with the National Breast Cancer Foundation for this event.”
She continued, “It’s a great opportunity to allow our team of experts to share their knowledge and engage with the local community to spread breast cancer awareness, but also to provide support for anyone who has been affected by breast cancer.”
The day starts at 9AM with activities led by Rachel Sanders, a Certified Yoga Instructor and previvor, and Lizzy Chiappy, co-owner of Casa Vinyasa Miami. The event “highlights range from a “Gentleness” meditation, yoga sessions, stream of consciousness journaling, and non-reactive listening.”
There are two package options available to enjoy the retreat, the first is $155 per person. It includes “twenty percent off curated wellness services from Holistic Therapist Elaine Kryotor and Dr. Vladimir Turovski, AP, lead of the resort’s Oriental Medicine division.”
Attendees will be able to have one-on-one consultations with Edileides Tarrio, APRN-BC, an Oncology Nurse Practitioner, or with Dr. James Stern M.D., the resort’s Medical director. Access to the Carillon’s Beach and Thermal Hydrotherapy Circuit is also complimentary.
The second package is $300 per person, which includes all of the services above plus a spa treatment. Guests will be able to choose from an acupuncture detox treatment to correct overload and hormonal imbalance, a lymphatic and halo salts, recommended for post-surgical therapy to treat lymphedema, and salt float bath therapy, ideal to relive stress and anxiety.
Guest who purchase the first package are also welcome to get a spa treatment separately at additional cost. Those who wish to extend their visit overnight are offered a thirty percent discount for the luxury apartments at the resort.