Cornelius is the Founder of Bodhimaya.
Cornelius founded Bodhimaya as he wanted to create the perfect retreat experience; an experience that would give people time and space to rest and relax while a team of highly experienced experts nurtured them back to optimal health.
Cornelius also teaches meditation, ,mindfulness and Eastern philosophy on each of our retreats. He has studied the mind for over 20 years and is regarded as one of the world’s leading mind and meditation experts. The knowledge and experience he has gained over the years has given him a deep insight into the human condition and a unique ability to help others find peace of mind.
He has a considerable amount experience working with people who suffer with a wide variety of physical and emotional challenges as well as those who simply wish to discover a more relaxed approach to life. He is perhaps most renowned for his work with stress and burnout and his ability to help people navigate through challenging situations. He has become a sought after advisor to some of the world’s leading business men and women, politicians and other high profile individuals.
yogA - Jessica Brookes
Driven by her passion for yoga and meditation, Jessica decided to give up work in the corporate world and head to the Himalayas in order to focus on developing her yoga and meditation practice.
Genuine and authentic, Jessica's teaching style is built on a solid understanding of yoga's transformative potential. She has a firm grasp of both the physical aspects of yoga as well as the more subtle yet powerful mental and emotional aspects of the practice.
Through Hatha and Restorative yoga, sound baths and meditation, Jessica guides her students into a space of restoration, expansion and healing.
food - Olivier sanchez
Fully qualified in Nutrition and Naturopathic Medicine, Olivier is a Functional Food chef with 25 years experience.
He has been a private chef for British and Middle Eastern Royalty, A-list celebrities and other well known public figures.
Olivier has a passion for good food, playing with flavours and textures and using wholesome locally sourced ingredients.
He promises to make each meal a meal to remember.
Head of Nutrition and Biomarker Analysis - OLGA HAMILTON
Olga passionately believes in the power of nutrition and the effect it has on every aspect of our health and wellbeing.
She has a Nutritional Therapy degree from the world-renowned Institute for Optimum Nutrition, a post-graduate diploma in Nutritional Medicine and is one of only a handful of Nutritional Therapists that are able to analyse complex biological data and help people use this information to optimise their health and manage chronic illness and disease more effectively.
Olga is a fully qualified Nutritional Therapist, a full member of the British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy (BANT) and is also registered with the Complementary Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC), the only register for Nutritional Therapy recognised by the Department of Health.
She specialises in weight management, hormonal imbalances, gut disorders, mood imbalances, anti-ageing and skin conditions.
BA (Hons), FdSc, DipION, mBANT, CNHC Registered, PGDip Nutritional Medicine