Wellness Team

With decades of experience, our Wellness Team is pleased to serve our guests offering a blissful experience as our guests relax, de-stress and focus on expanding their quality of life at the Samahita Retreat.


Operations Manager

Ara was born and raised in Korea. She has traveled the world studying and working for last 16 years. She has worked in the fitness and wellness industry for last 11 years. In this experience she learn that: “Our body is very important to support and we need to care for it. Without a healthy body it’s hard to have a healthy mind. Taking care of your body is not a short time goal, it’s a complete lifestyle commitment.“

  • She is a certified Group Exercise Instructor, a certified Yoga Teacher with Paul Dallaghan, and has continued her education in yoga Philosophy, and Pranayama.
  • Certified VTCT Massage Therapist Diploma Courses (600hour)
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Rebecca Newell

Retreat Co-ordinator / Health Coach & Yoga Teacher

Rebecca has been working in the wellness industry since 1996. Initially inspired by her own curiosity and a compelling desire to live a healthier, happier life, her journey has been a continuous exploration of many different facets of wellness, while activating her own personal growth in the process. She is a holistic health coach, yoga teacher and Reiki practitioner.

Discovering Samahita in 2011 was an integral part of both her professional studies and personal expansion, offering an exceptional blend of retreat, education, connection and inner reflection.

Rebecca’s passion is to help educate, guide and inspire people through their journey of self-discovery, health and well-being. She believes yoga is one of the best tools to connect inwardly and expand self-awareness. Her artful fusion of yoga with health coaching lends support, guidance and encouragement while connecting body mind and spirit.

Having studied with a number of internationally renowned teachers, Rebecca has cultivated an earnest devotion to her own spiritual practice, which she considers her primary value. She believes that without this, she would be unable to serve with the balance and integrity that she brings to her clients.

So Diawpradit

Personal Trainer

So was born and raised in Koh Phanghan, Thailand. He has been at Samahita since 2009 and enjoys helping others reach their fitness goals.
His vast experience in fitness and free-weight training, body weight resistance training, TRX, kettlebells, and passion for sports, such as Muay Thai, Football and running, will help you have a enjoyable and challenging session.

  • Certified as an ACE Personal Fitness Trainer in 2014
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Fon and Fong

Guest Support Team

The go-to team for all things Detox and Wellness related. They work with you on coordinating with the right therapies & treatments for your needs and coordinating any private sessions with any of our teaching team or visiting practitioners.


Pen, Si, Jeab, NIna, Noon and Jeabzy

Therapists Team

Our therapist team has many years of experience in bodywork across different modalities. They have a dedication and love for their craft and this comes across in how they treat you. Each one is skilled and well trained and has been part of the team at Samahita for many years. Though some guests may end up finding a favorite, in reality, all deliver equally well so you can’t go wrong. You can ask our Wellness reception team more about each therapist’s specialties to help you decide who to book.

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