As the Founder and Director of Pravassa, Linden Schaffer leads people from all walks of life on wellness tours all over the world. In today’s episode, Linden reveals why she ditched her fast-paced career in fashion to one focused on health and travel. She also breaks down her five-point wellness philosophy, shares insights from her hit book Living Well on the Road, and reveals how to find balance and make positive changes.
· What wellness travel really means (and how it works)
· Redefining the way we look at travel
· What sets Pravassa apart from other yoga and health retreats
· How to “tap out and take a break”
Linden Schaffer is a wellness travel expert, author, consultant and the founder of the first wellness travel company Pravassa. Linden’s first book, Living Well on the Road, with the foreword written by famed actor and travel writer Andrew McCarthy, became a #1 bestseller on its launch day. As a winner of the prestigious British Airways Face of Opportunity contest, Linden contributes to columns in The Huffington Post and MindBodyGreen where she writes about wellness travel and lifestyle. Her work has been featured in Fast Company, International Business Times, SELF, Travel & Leisure, Condé Nast Traveler, Evening Standard Magazine, and more. Linden is a regular speaker at conferences around the country including the New York Times and Los Angeles Times travel shows. She has spoken at companies such as Google and participated in international conferences in Colombia, India, and Spain in order to bring wellness travel opportunities to these countries.