Sports and Relaxation Programme

Forge a connection between body, mind and soul by taking part in the many offerings of our sports and relaxation programme. Our fitness and personal trainer Catherine Steghuber and our mindfulness trainer Carsten Griesch bring fun, exercise, relaxation and deceleration to your holiday. These two enthusiastically prepare a daily programme which you can join whenever you wish, no advance notice necessary. You can meet Catherine and Carsten between 9:30 and 10:00 at the information desk, located at the entrance to the Orangerie Piano Bar.

  • Catherine Steghuber
    Fitness and Personal Trainer


    As a fitness and personal trainer, Catherine Steghuber turned her hobby into her career. The Swiss Prävensana Akademie-qualified sports, fitness and personal trainer worked hard to become what she is today, doing what she loves. Catherine is a motivated, cheerful and professional specialist for diverse types of training. With her assistance, guests meet their personal goals, whether they take part in a group session or train one-on-one.

  • Carsten Griesch
    Certified Trainer MBSR®


    Carsten Griesch will show you how to achieve serenity, well-being and increased energy through mindfulness, breath awareness and various types of meditation. The certified trainer (MBSR®) leads mindfulness exercises in lessons designed according to the MBSR® method. MBSR® stands for Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, a scientifically-recognised method for actively reducing stress.

Winter Special: Gentle stretching in the saline pool 

We proudly offer a gentle stretching session in the saline pool at a comfortable 35°C water temperature. This special session is designed to bring your muscles into balance and to promote increased flexibility of the joints.

Abdominal Training

Targeted abdominal training defines, shapes and strengthens the abdominal muscles.


No-impact training in deep water. The use of a special aqua-jogging belt relieves the spine and joints. Aqua-jogging provides gentle training to the locomotor and circulatory systems.

Back-Strengthening Exercises

Targeted training for stronger back muscles. With tips on how to make both work and home more ergonomic and therefore easier on your back.

Breathing Exercises

Conscious breathing improves circulation and body awareness and increases psychological well-being. Guided, targeted breathing techniques are taught together.

Coordination Training

Specific exercises to train balance and orientation. This training improves mobility and responsiveness. Effective coordination training can make a significant contribution to injury prevention.

Dumbbell Weight Training

Healthful whole-body training through the use of dumbbell weights. This training focuses on building and maintaining muscles.

Everyday Fitness

In this lesson you’ll learn helpful tips and tricks to seize the day and a long healthy life. Find improved quality of life and well-being.

Fascia Training with the Blackroll®

Efficient training for connective tissues and muscles. Blackroll® training leads to muscle relaxation, increase in performance and can help to prevent injury. This training is taught by Catherine Steghuber, official Blackroll® trainer.

Foot Exercises

Foot exercises mobilise and strengthen the joints of the foot so that we can rely on healthy, functional feet.

Legs Bums and Tums

Legs bum and tum will be trained, tightened and strengthened in a comprehensive training, with and without equipment.

MBSR® Breathing Awareness

The meditative perception of breathing assures better body awareness and reduces everyday stress.

MBSR® Walking Meditation

A method of meditation to bring tranquillity to the spirit. Breathing awareness in combination with calming exercises that help attract energy.

Mindfulness with MBSR®

Calming and mindful body awareness whilst prone helps one to decelerate and become more conscious of the here and now. Relaxation and stress relief for body and soul.

Morning Gymnastics

A gentle way to warm up your joints, strengthen your tendons and ligaments and increase your flexibility and agility for the rest of the day.

Pelvic Floor Exercises

Preventive exercises for stronger pelvic muscles, training and awareness of the pelvic floor. This training helps in cases of mild incontinence and can relieve pain in the lower back area.


A no-impact, whole-body workout according to Joseph H. Pilates combines breathing techniques, strength exercises, coordination and stretching. Instruction will also focus on mindfulness in the here and now. Taught by Catherine Steghuber, official Pilates trainer in the art of motion® method.

MBSR® Meditation

Find inner peace and balance. This non-judgement meditation helps with active stress management.

Stretching & Relaxation

Diverse stretching techniques ensure muscular balance and increased joint mobility. This training strives for relaxation, lightness and more vitality - say hello to a cornucopia of good feelings!

Supervised Fitness Training

An independent workout supervised by our fitness and personal trainer so that these exercises can be carried out in a proper and controlled manner.

Theraband® Training

This is a deliberate and healthy whole-body training for strengthening muscles with the use of a Theraband®.

Water Gymnastics

No-impact training in deep water at a temperature of 29 °C. Improves stability, balance, coordination and mobilisation.


Use yoga positions (Asanas) and breathing techniques (Pranayama) to build strength and endurance and improve coordination and balance. Ideal for improving posture.

Jon Kabat-Zinn, MBSR® founder, weds science with meditation. The goal of an exercise programme is to achieve greater inner peace while deepening perception of one’s thoughts, feelings and body awareness through meditative practice, in both rest and movement. This training programme is supplemented by sound scientific approaches from the fields of psychology and stress research. Countless international studies have shown that MBSR® brings healthful and stress-reducing benefits.