The KO8 Tribe arrives in Thailand, Land of Smiles this Summer for the start of a series of KO8 Escapes! We invite you to Escape from the stresses of day-to-day life for 7 days of health, fitness and fun at Absolute Twin Sands Resort & Spa, Phuket, Thailand.
The jungles, beaches, seascapes, rooftops, poolsides and the Muay Thai arenas of Phuket will be your training ground as we take you to a variety of amazing locations throughout your schedule. You will sleep like Kings and Queens in your luxury suites and experience the unique culture of Thailand, returning home as a rejuvenated and refreshed version of yourself ready to take on the world!
NO MORE EXCUSES, NO MORE DOUBT, THIS IS YOUR TIME AND THAILAND IS YOUR SPACE!
THE THAILAND ESCAPE
THE THAILAND ESCAPE
• MAY 2018 • 5th - 12th (special guest Carmel Rodriguez)
• Aug 2018 • 11th - 18th
• KO8 Jungle session
• Sound immersion meditation
• Boat trip around Phang Nga Bay with lunch at Koh Paynee Floating Fisherman’s Village & Reggae beach sundowner
• Big Buddha stair run session
• Phuket Elephant Sanctuary volunteer session
• KO8 TRIBE certification
• Short & sharable Go-Pro keepsake video
• Enrollment to the KO8 Week Body Program for ongoing support and maintenance when you return home
THIS IS AN ALL INCLUSIVE PROGRAM - NO HIDDEN CHARGES:
• Luxury all suite accommodation with private terrace
• Return transfers & transport to all activities
• Personal KO8 kit & accessories
• Nutritionist curated daily, breakfast, lunch & dinner & shakes
• Fitness testing & bodymetrics
• Daily KO8 beach bootcamp
• Daily Sunset Yoga on the rooftop
• 3 x massage sessions
• Magnesium footsoak
• 3 x sessions of Muay Thai training KO8 style
* Our schedule is pretty full for the week and what an experience this will be. We are keeping our launch prices super low in 2017 as a great incentive to sign up, however we want you to be aware that Absolute Twin Sands Resort & Spa is expanding to open a new, dedicated Wellness centre in 2018 with a final phase of suites. So, whilst there will be a little construction going (most major work is now nearing completion), this won't impact our schedule at all. WeTrainWhereWeWant is our motto - a little progressive construction won't get in our way!
Absolute Twin Sands Resort & Spa is a stunning resort and the perfect base for your KO8 Escape. Set high on a spectacular peninsula on Phuket’s south west coast, minutes from the hustle and bustle of Patong, the resort enjoys panoramic ocean views amidst lush tropical landscapes and two white sand beaches just moments away. KO8 Escape studio suites are available for single or dual occupancy and each has a super comfortable King sized bed for you to sink into each night.
Each fully air conditioned suite has a private terrace and combines the best of contemporary design, architecture, furnishings and five-star service to create a comfortably chic base for you to enjoy your 7 day Escape with us.
The resort offers all the services and facilities you would expect from a world-class resort. Recharge, relax and rejuvenate in our dedicated 180 Wellness Spa. Swim with a view in any of the infinity pools. Dine from a nutritionally curated menu at the Resorts' TripAdvisor Award-Winning restaurant Blue Mango Bar & Grill, whilst experiencing a Phuket sunset over the stunning peninsula.
• Rain shower
• Hair dryer
• Shaver points
• Iron & iron-board
• Room Service
• Bottled water
• Blackout drapes
• International adaptor sockets
• Mood lighting
• Full chambermaid service
EACH SUITE ENJOYS:
• King sized bed
• Luxurious linens
• Air conditioned
• Private terrace
• Fully equipped kitchenette
• 42″LED TV with remote control
• International cable TV channels
• Sound-bar system
• Blu ray player
A great benefit of offering our KO8 Escape program at this outstanding resort is the partnership opportunity with 180º Wellness and the worldwide network available to us through the multi award-winning Absolute World Group, who operate the resort. Plus of course the delicious, balanced food, curated by us and created by the team at Blue Mango, one of Phuket's favourite restaurants.
180º Wellness and Absolute World welcome guests from all over the world who benefit their nurturing, educational and effective Wellness programs and we welcome the opportunity to tap into this collective wellbeing power of highly experienced wellness workers, teachers and coaches.
The Absolute World Group also offer some unbeatable opportunities to buy into a number of their Resorts, and partner resorts worldwide, and return year after year - the ultimate wellness investment!
Our mantra is #WeTrainWhereWeWant, KO8 is the most versatile piece of exercise equipment on the market, allowing you to perform 99% of gym exercises anytime, anywhere!
The KO8 system was developed out of pure necessity create one complete solution, which caters for the contemporary world we live in, where time comes at a premium. KO8 will provide you with the answers on how to build lean muscle, improve mobility, and burn fat through dynamic yet safe movements.
Setting the level of difficulty is easy as you can adjust the resistance setting from 6kg - 72kg. This means that the KO8 exercises are accessible to everyone from elite professional athletes to complete beginners and each person can get a great workout at their own individual level. As you progress and become stronger simply attach more resistance and you can continue to use your KO8 to challenge yourself.
KO8’s global success has been mind-blowing, we have created and delivered the perfect fitness system to meet the needs of today’s busy lifestyles and demands for training. With this we are excited to bring you the first series of dedicated KO8 Escapes, launching August 2017 in Thailand with our partners 180 Wellness and Absolute Resorts.
As the founder of the KO8 resistance trainer, and the original KO8 Escape in Javea, Spain. Kieran will be your lead trainer and program co-ordinator during your stay, making sure that you have a personalised program that suits your level while pushing you to break through existing limitation’s in your own abilities. He believes in the 3 pillars of fitness - Endurance / Strength / Mobility and that is what functional training truly represents with KO8.
Since leaving school Kieran has been totally immersed in sport and fitness from playing professional football, and working as a personal trainer to then setting up the first Escape back in 2011 in Spain. The purpose was to have a greater impact on people’s fitness and nutrition knowledge whilst also giving them a holiday with a life overhauling difference.
Being Obsessed with human movement, innovation and clinical research in the performance world lead Kieran to create the first ever suspension and resistance equipment which you will be taking home with you. The KO8 has since been adopted by the likes of Liverpool F.C, England Rugby, England Cricket and many of the worlds leading athletes and stars, so you will be in good company!
With an encouraging style to his coaching you will leave feeling energised and with a greater sense of how to keep up the good work once you return home.
A native Hawaiian with Greek and Japanese heritage, Karol has been a passionate student of fitness and martial arts from a young age and lives and breathes personal wellbeing, feeling at his best when sharing his lifelong passion with those on their own wellness journey.
His expertise includes corrective massage therapy, pain relief, yoga, functional personal training and reiki. Having completed his military service in the mid 80’s Karol developed his career in worldwide wellness centers, hotels and resorts including Ritz-Carlton and continues to deepen his knowledge of personal health, fitness and nutrition.
Karol will help you understand the what, why, and how of your program, as well as recommend lifestyle adjustments that suit you for better wellbeing after you return home and to compliment your KO8 journey.
Earlier this year, Karol suffered a serious fall, severely injuring his back, an injury that was expected to take many months to heal. After an invasive operation and therapy, Karol has proven medics wrong with his strength and healing determination and will be back on form to join us for our July retreat – stronger than ever!
Rebecca has been a part of KO8 since it burst onto the fitness scene 5 years ago, and both launched and ran KOBeachBootcamps with Kieran in Spain.
"I can't imagine my life without training and having an overall healthy lifestyle, food & fitness is a massive part of my life and I'm forever learning and educating myself so I can bring my clients as much value as possible. As a trainer there is nothing more satisfying than seeing your clients change their whole outlook on health and fitness, and to be a part of their transformation is amazing!
Throughout your time with us on a KO8 Escape I will take you through training sessions and will be a part of your journey whether it be a KO8 class, boxing or a hike, I'm your personal Miss Motivator and will be your biggest support.
Absolute Twin Sands Resort & Spa is an incredible base and we want you to enjoy your time here and really focus on yourself, mind body & soul."