The Visit Natural Detox Resort Team
RESORT BOOKING CO-ORDINATOR
TRX, BODY PUMP AND CROSSFIT
Dloris Chew was born and raised in the island of Borneo, East Malaysia. After moving to the capital of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur in 2007, she started fitness as a hobby by joining a local gym. Inspired by her passion to help people she decided to pursue a career in the Fitness Industry.
She got certified for several fitness programs including RPM, Body Pump, TRX, Yoga and Pilates. This enabled Dloris to be the head coach at True Fitness Gym, Kuala Lumpur in 2009. She has been on that path ever since.
During her free time, she enjoys CrossFit (her husband owns the local Crossfit gym :-), Hiking, Running and Dancing.
Coming from the peaceful and mountainous North of Thailand, Yayha will teach us a gentle style of Hatha yoga, one that will relax even the most stressed-out souls. She is a certified yoga teacher at Vikasa Yoga and she always tries to transcend her passion for yoga to her students.
KRAV MAGA & SELF DEFENSE
As an experienced special forces member Steve has been in the world's most dangerous places: Afghanistan, Somalia, Iraq... He has trained special forces units all over the world but nowadays he is using his skills and life lessons to train mere mortals as ourselves the techniques of Krav Maga and self defense.
Ann Thongtod comes from the countryside of Thailand but is now a famous personality on the island, teaching yoga in private villas, 5 star resorts and since 2016 in our cozy retreat. She’s very experienced and has a calm personality, with a voice and smile that will soothen even the busiest of minds. She will mostly teach a Yin style of Yoga
Growing up as an allround athlete running, cycling and swimming comes natural to Lander. In his early twenties he excelled in the half-marathon distance. As a previous nature guide in Thailand, South Africa and Borneo Lander will take you during the morning cardio sessions deep into the jungle and show you a diffferent side of Koh Samui. Besides running Lander is a gym fanatic, happy to train guests how to perfectly execute repetitions using free weights, bars or gym-machines
MARCO VAN DOILDER
Personal trainer, expert in aqua gym classes, as well as training people with injuries and/or disabilities.
Rosa is our lovely reservations manager and cardio PT
She holds a Forensic Science and Psychology Graduate with Second Class Honours. A part from that she has both Level 2 Fitness Instructor, Level 3 Personal Training, and Level 3 Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement certificates. Back in the UK she worked several years as a Les mills Body Combat and Body pump instructor, was managing a Fitness First franchise in London, and all this while competing in Taekwondo and Muay Thai martial arts. Her passion for Muay Thai brought her to Thailand. Here in Samui she still competes in Muay Thai fights, at the time of writing she was holding an impressive 4-streak win! Inside the ring she's tough as nails, outside she's the sweetest person you'll ever meet 🙂
Spa & Beauty Center
British qualified therapist Carla Heffernan offers a full treatment list in our spa & beauty center including teeth whitening. waxing. haircuts / colorings, lashes + brow treatments, hot stone massage and much more. She’s also specialized in detox treatments like ‘ionic foot detox’, ‘Indian ear candling’ and ‘Chinese cupping’. Her ‘detoxifying body scrub’ is popular with tourists and locals alike. Carla will take care of those extra feel-good sparkles, before you jump on the plane and head home, feeling reborn and revitalized!