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ShPont Head Shotane  Weight loss Camp Announces Stephen J. Pont, MD, MPH, Renowned Childhood Obesity Pediatrician, Joins Camp Shane as Medical Advisor as Shane Launches New Texas Camp.

Dr. Pont, a pioneer in the field of childhood weight management, seeks to help children and their families lead healthier and happier lives through education and treatment of what is a dangerous epidemic in this country—obesity in children. Read Entire Release on PR Web

Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts Texas Weight Loss Program Receives 2013 Best of San Antonio Award

The San Antonio Award Program honors the achievement of Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts as best fitness program. Croton on Hudson, NY (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Best of San Antonio Award PlaqueShane Diet & Fitness Resorts Texas weight loss program has been selected for the 2013 Best of San Antonio Award in the Physical Fitness Program category by the San Antonio Award Program. Each year, the San Antonio Award Program identifies companies that it believes have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small businesses through service to their customers and the San Antonio community. Read More

Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts Weight Loss Camp Wins Two Prestigious Spafinder Wellness Reader’s Choice Awards

Croton-On-Hudson, NY (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 SpaFinder Badge 2013 Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts is delighted to have won a pair of prestigious awards in the 2013 SpaFinder Wellness 365 Readers’ Choice Contest. SDR won in the categories of “Favorite Spa for Nutrition” and “Best Weight Loss”, which it also won in 2012. Founded more than 25 years ago, Spafinder Wellness, Inc., is the world’s largest media, marketing and gifting company for the wellness industry. Read More

Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts Unveils Family Weight Loss Camp Program

Croton-On-Hudson, NY (PRWEB) July 28, 2013 IMG_0663A week long summer camp like program, designed by Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts to help an entire family lose weight and get fit together, will be debuted at the Westin La Cantera Hill Country Resort in San Antonio, Texas from August 18 – 25. This new program will also be available during other standard school vacation periods and on a customized basis. Read More

Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts Announces C-Suite & HR Executive Weight Loss & Fitness Program

Croton On Hudson, NY (PRWEB) May 30, 2013

SCW-6Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts, the leader in adult weight loss, has announced the launch of Shane’s Corporate Wellness Program, designed for corporate executives and human resource professionals.

Located at the Westin La Cantera Hill Country Resort atop San Antonio’s highest peak, Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts Texas now adds to its roster of lifestyle improvement programs, an Executive Wellness Program, geared to help executives achieve optimal health, greater productivity and hone their competitive advantage. Read More

Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts Weight Loss Program Partners with Renowned Stylist

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Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts, at The Westin La Cantera Hill Country Resort in San Antonio, Texas has joined forces with renowned wardrobe stylist and image consultant, Jules Aldaz. Aldaz will be bringing her talents to the resort to provide each guest with a free 30 minute style consultation. She will also conduct “The New You” Makeover seminars to help guests remake their wardrobe choices and body image after the weight loss they experience, thanks to participation in the Shane weight loss resort program. Read More

Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts Announce Customized Weight Loss Corporate Wellness Programs

Croton-On-Hudson, NY (PRWEB) March 27, 2013 gI_131453_IMG_8582Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts announced the availability of a Corporate Wellness weight loss program to help American businesses combat what is a frightening trend among employees. According to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control, there has been a dramatic increase in obesity in the United States during the past 20 years and about one-third of US adults are now obese. No state had an obesity level of less than 20 percent, with 36 states indicating levels above 25 percent. Read More

Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts Announces The Biggest Changer Wellness Weight Loss Challenge

Croton On Hudson, NY (PRWEB) March 06, 2013 the-westin-logo“Be the change you like to see…” are words to live by for the employees of The Westin La Cantera Hill Country Resort in San Antonio, home to Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts, the preeminent adult weight loss program in the country. Now, not only guests of the Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts program will be able to experience the benefits of the program’s course of fun, fitness and delicious food, but the employees who serve those guests will too. The Westin La Cantera Hill Country Resort announced the start of The Biggest Changer Wellness Score Card Challenge to be held from March 1 to May 31, 2013. Read More

Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts Announces the Start of a Weekend Weight Loss Jumpstart Program

Croton-On-Hudson, NY (PRWEB) March 05, 2013 N_n_E-Yogo_opt Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts has announced a new weight loss program for motivated adults: the Weekend Jumpstart Program. Attendees of the 3-day, 2-night program weekend program, held at the luxurious Westin La Cantera Hill Country Resort in San Antonio, benefit from a weight loss and fitness program created by world-renowned experts in the field. Each guest has a private behavior coaching session with a Shane Diet & Fitness coach to assess and set their personal goals, followed by participation in Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts’ custom designed workshops, nutrition classes and workouts, including such popular choices as their signature Flex and Flow or energizing Zumba class. Classes are held in the state-of-the art fitness center onsite and guests may also make use of the Westin’s hiking trails and outdoor pools and Jacuzzi or wind down in the relaxing sauna or by partaking of some retail therapy at The Shops of La Cantera. Read More

Meal Simple, Camp Shane and Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts Weight Loss Cookbook For Kids and Adults is Published and the Shane Story is Told

Croton-On-Hudson, NY (PRWEB) January 31, 2013 shanecookbookimage_156x156_news_eventsCamp Shane weight loss camp has been helping kids (and young adults) learn to take control of their weight, their health and their lives, with laughter, positive reinforcement, lots of fun—and good food — for 45 years. Offering a summer program of weight loss and fitness, plenty of exercise in the fresh air of the Catskill Mountains setting (and now three other locations – Georgia, Arizona and California) along with activities that are actually fun, is part of the solution to weight loss. The other part of the puzzle is the delicious portion-controlled meals served at Camp Shane. Now, truly by popular demand, Camp Shane has published its first cookbook, Meal Simple. Read More

Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts in Texas Teams Up with International Chef to Create Delicious Meals

Croton On Hudson, NY (PRWEB) November 20, 2012 Chef-Vincent-Shane-Diet_optShane Diet & Fitness Resorts proudly announces that internationally known Chef Vincent Carvalho will bring his culinary expertise to Shane Diet’s latest weight loss program at The Westin La Cantera Hill Country Resort in San Antonio, Texas. Carvalho, who will work closely with Shane Diet’s staff dietitians, will create menus and dishes for and offer cooking classes to guests taking advantage of Shane Diet’s exclusive program based on the Four Cornerstones: The Shane Experience, Fitness, Behavior Change and Nutrition which help guests lose weight and keep it off. Read More

Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts Receives Prestigious “Best For Weight Loss” Award

Ferndale, NY (PRWEB) October 22, 2012 SpaFinder® Wellness, Inc., the global spa and wellness resource, recently unveiled the winners of its 2012 Readers’ Choice Awards that identify spa-goers’ favorite spas across the globe and Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts has received the coveted 2012 SpaFinder® Wellness Readers’ Choice Category Award as among the “Best for Weight Loss.” Readers’ Choice Awards are based on votes submitted worldwide at SpaFinder Wellness’ global consumer websites (including and by readers of SpaFinder Wellness digital publications. Voters were asked to cast ballots only for stay and day spas they’ve personally visited within the past three years. The Readers’ Choice Awards tallied a record amount of votes globally — more than any other year in its 10-year history–thus the awards provide the most comprehensive consumer assessment of the global spa market available today. Read more

Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts Pairs with Celebrity Chef Diane Henderiks

Croton-On-Hudson, NY (PRWEB) October 10, 2012 Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts, the pre-eminent adult weight loss resort program in the country, today announced they have partnered with Celebrity Chef & Dietitian, Diane Henderiks. Henderiks, an expert in the field of nutrition, is often featured in the New York Times and Shape Magazine, is a regular at food festivals all over the country and appears frequently on nationally syndicated network television and radio shows. She will partner with Shane to oversee the menus and nutrition programs at their two locations, Honor’s Haven in the Catskills and, Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts at The Westin La Cantera Hill Country Resort in San Antonio. For the Texas location, she will ensure the menus have a healthy and delicious Texas and Mexican flair. She will also oversee cooking demonstrations geared to teach guests how to cook foods that are both healthy and delicious. Such meals will help Shane visitors maintain their new lifestyle when they’ve returned home after their stay at the Resort. Read more

Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts Announces Program Director for Texas Weight Loss Program

San Antionio, TX (PRWEB) September 19, 2012 Debbie-Team-Photo_optShane Diet & Fitness Resorts is proud to announce the appointment of expert Fitness Trainer Debbie Davis as the Program Director at its Texas location at The Westin La Cantera Hill Country Resort in San Antonio, Texas. Davis holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology /Exercise Science from Texas A&M San Antonio and as a Cooper Institute Certified Personal Trainer brings a decade and a half’s experience to the job. Read more


Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Program at Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts

CBT is the best known evidence based treatment model to sustain long-term weight loss and health management says Dr. Michelle P. Maidenberg. Ellenville, NY (PRWEB) March 31, 2012 To help guests achieve their weight loss goals and create a more dynamic healthy lifestyle and weight loss experience, Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts has added a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Program (CBT) to its New York location. The Program is supervised by CBT expert, Dr. Michelle Maidenberg. The CBT program, along with Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts’ already successful Group Behavior Coaching sessions and fitness and nutrition classes, will help guests learn individualized techniques and strategies for permanent weight loss for when they return home. Read more

Weight Loss Healthy Cooking Series with Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 Croton-on-Hudson, NY (PRWEB) February 22, 2012 In response to the demand from successful weight loss program participants, Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts has launched their healthy cooking series videos. Healthy diet is one of the key components of the renowned weight loss program and now anyone can have the opportunity to prepare these nutritious and delicious meals and snacks at home. The healthy cooking series videos are led by Julie Harrington, Nutrition and Fitness Coach at Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts, whose passion is cooking and finding ways to make meals more nutritious. She also specializes in recipe makeovers by incorporating her knowledge of nutrition into comfort food recipes. Using actual recipes from the Resort’s weight loss program, Julie teaches the audience how to re-create these tasty recipes at home. Read more


January 17, 2011 Ellenville, New York January 17, 2011– Responding to guest demand, Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts, a premiere weight loss program for adults, has announced an expanded season for 2011, allowing guests to begin early in the summer and continue into the fall.  The program’s new start date is June 12, 2011 and will continue weekly until September 4. Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts combines personalized attention from its caring and knowledgeable staff, delicious meals, nutrition education, and customized workouts nestled in a world-class resort and spa in the beautiful scenery of the Catskill Mountains. Read more

Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts Opens Unique Weight Loss & Fitness Spa Program for Young Adults in Ellenville, NY

March 10, 2009 Ferndale, NY (PRWEB) March 10, 2009 — The Shane Diet & Fitness Resorts program is opening a weight loss spa this summer at The Honor’s Haven Resort & Spa. For men and women ages 18 – 25, Shane Diet is a highly affordable and one-of-a-kind program where young adults will lose weight, get fit, make life-long friends, and have a fun summer vacation. Shane Diet also offers a customized weight loss spa and retreat program for adults over the age of 25 looking for an effective weight loss and fitness summer vacation in a stress free and rejuvenating environment. “The adult program is ideal for couples, friends, and parents and their adult children wanting to lose weight and get fit together,” says founder and President, Ziporah Janowski. Read more

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