escape to shape

Escape To Shape is the vision of Erica Gragg and Francesco Anchisi, two 'gypsetters'* who believe in a sophisticated yet down-to-earth way of living- blending traveling, local flavors, experiences and entertaining with balance & wellness. Together the two have successfully married their passions for travel and cultural connections with fitness and wellness, creating a unique and rewarding way to experience the world. Each unique ESCAPE TO SHAPE location provides a perfect backdrop and platform for discerning guests to re-discover themselves while discovering a new culture.

Nicaragua

Nicaragua

Whether you are looking to achieve more balance in your life, break a habit, lose weight, start the new year off on the right foot, train for a marathon, tone up for your wedding or simply indulge in time away just for you, DESTINATION DETOX is the answer. Destination Detox: Nicaragua is a results-driven week of transformation and wellness combining fitness, nutrition & fun on the beaches of Nicaragua.

Atacama Chile

Atacama Chile

Join this exclusive journey to one of the world’s most unusual landscapes- the Atacama Desert, Chile. Located 8,200 feet above sea level, the Atacama Desert rises from the Pacific Ocean up to the Altiplano, the foothills of the Andes, ‘a place so vast time & direction seem to have no meaning.’ The Atacama Desert is a unique playground. With its true year-round adventure offerings and some of the most austere and stunning natural beauty in the world.

Bhutan

Bhutan

Join ESCAPE TO SHAPE on a most magical journey to the enchanting Kingdom of Bhutan. Experience the vibrant colors, the sweet sounds of chanting & nature and the overwhelming sense of peacefulness that permeates this spectacular region If you are ready to be transported to a land of highlands & prayer flags, monasteries & markets, mountains & magic then the ethereal Kingdom of Bhutan is indeed for you! We have put together a unique, bespoke itinerary that combines A LOT of hiking and culture.

Botswana

Botswana

Have you long dreamt of experiencing Africa, flying in a Cessna across the Okavango Delta, arriving at an ultra luxurious game camp where giraffes graze off your private terrace and elephants are often glimpsed sipping from your private lap pool? Have you imagined the thrill of chasing wild hyenas as they hunt a zebra; the beauty of a lioness caring for her young or the glory of a leopard as it lounges in the shade of a tree? Do you enjoy experiencing nature, off-the-beaten path & up close?

Galle, Sri Lanka

Galle, Sri Lanka

Join ESCAPE TO SHAPE on an exclusive journey to exotic Sri Lanka. Experience the vast wonders of this exotic region- a combination of luxurious accommodations in a private villa nestled amongst the tea plantations just outside of UNESCO protected historical Galle, daily yoga, rich Sri Lankan traditions, chaotic marketplaces and breathtaking natural beauty- from the lush tea plantations and magnificent beaches to the elephants that have long called this island home.

Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An, Vietnam

A visit to Hoi An is like stepping back in time. Ancient shop houses line the streets of the old town, which at night is lit by traditional silk lanterns. It’s a place to savor and explore, wander and relish. Reflecting its history as a trading port, the charming Thu Bon River is still very much a part of Hoi An daily life, providing a sweet backdrop to the laid back ease and charm of this river-side gem.

Lake Como, Italy

Lake Como, Italy

Join ESCAPE TO SHAPE on an exclusive & magical journey to majestic Lake Como- long considered one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. Home to breathtaking historical villas, lush botanical gardens, charming streets and magnificent natural beauty- from the deep blue of the lake to the vibrant green on the surrounding alpines, the unparalleled beauty of this location is sure to inspire our outdoor Pilates, yoga classes, hikes and circuit training. Join us; experience the magnificent charm.

Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech, Morocco

Join this journey to magical Marrakech, Morocco Experience the vast wonders of this exotic city- a combination of luxurious accommodations in a private desert Kasbah, yoga and circuit training classes, rich Arabic traditions, chaotic marketplaces, hidden treasures of the souks and breathtaking natural beauty- from the desert and the garden of YSL to the majestic Atlas Mountains.

Hudson, New York

Hudson, New York

Hudson, New York is a results-driven week of transformation and wellness combining fitness, nutrition & fun in beautiful and charming Hudson, New York. This seven night results-driven program is a thoughtfully prepared, tried and tested combination of raw foods, juices and farm-to-table meals inspired by the fresh, organic foods of the region. Each meal is well-balanced, simple, organic whenever possible, nourishing and delicious. A juice cleanse rounds out the program.