Lake Austin Spa Resort Enhances Activities Schedule with Themed Programs

April 12, 2019

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Lake Austin Spa Resort Enhances Activities Schedule with Themed Programs Featuring Culinary Experiences, Just Breathe Weeks, Artist Series, and Sunday Suppers

Notable Chefs, Authors, and Mindful Activities Immerse Guests in Wellness in Austin, Texas


AUSTIN, TX (April, 2019)- Lake Austin Spa Resort, known for its stellar waterfront location on the shores of Lake Austin, has announced its lineup of celebrity chefs, meditation and dance specialists and award-winning authors for 2019. In addition to the daily schedule of fitness classes and activities, these specialty weeks provide additional educational opportunities for guests wanting to dive a little deeper into the destination spa experience.

Distinguished by a menu that successfully marries “health” and “gourmet,” Lake Austin Spa Resort shares secrets of preparing deliciously healthy cuisine for one week every month during its celebrated Lake Austin Culinary Experience ™ program. The Just Breathe weeks enables guests to practice inner wellness through classes focused on holistic fitness, health, and well-being. Bestselling authors Kristy Woodson Harvey and Mary Alice Monroe will be guest speakers for Lake Austin Spa Resort’s Artist Series- For the Love of Books.

Aster After Dark Sunday Suppers feature nationally recognized chefs creating 4-course gourmet experiences and wine pairings from local vineyards for an exclusive evening in the Aster Café. Other special events include live music, art classes, and nutrition talks.


Lake Austin Culinary Experience is a week-long program starting on the second Monday of every month, providing guests with unforgettable culinary experiences from Lake Austin Spa Resort’s culinary team and renowned chefs, cookbook authors, James Beard award winners, and acclaimed television personalities in a very intimate setting.

Culinary Experience Dates and Featured Chefs:

April 16- Michelle Michelotti Martinez, New Mexico

April 19 & 20- Joe Yonan, Washington D.C.

May 14- Sara Moulton, New York

May 18- Elizabeth Carmel, North Carolina

June 10 & 11- Marge Perry & David Bonom, New York

July 15 & 16- Amanda Cushman, North Carolina

October 19- Chris Shepperd, Houston

Just Breathe weeks enable guests to practice inner wellness featuring mindful meditation and Nia Dance classes led by special guests that focus on holistic fitness, health, and well-being.

Just Breathe Week Dates and Guests:

April 8-14- Featuring Guest Joanie Brooks

June 17-23- Featuring Guest Sarah McLean


Artist Series-For the Love of Books will feature the internationally bestselling author, Kristy Woodson Harvey, and New York Times bestselling author, Mary Alice Monroe.

Artist Series Dates and Authors:

May 22- Kristy Woodson Harvey

June 25- Mary Alice Monroe


Aster After Dark Sunday Suppers consist of an exquisite meal prepared by notable chefs and wine pairings, taking place in the small and intimate Aster Café, great for date nights, girls’ night out and special occasions. Dinners begin at 7 p.m. at the LakeHouse Spa and cost $65 per person, including food and wine. Reservations are required. Spa appointments are available to schedule prior to the dinners at an additional cost.

Aster After Dark Event Dates and Featured Chefs:

June 9- Daniel Olivella, Barlata, Austin

June 14- Wayne Brooks, 827 Ray’s Kitchen + Cellar, Austin

August 4- Nick Braswell, Toscano and Siena Ristorante, Austin

September 8- Johnny Vee, Las Cosas Cooking School, Santa Fe

November 10- Martin Rios, Santa Fe


Additional Programs:

Every Friday Night Live Music

Creative Arts Classes

Nutrition Talks with Shannon Wise

Programs with Julie Haber, Inspiration and Wellness Specialist


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Nestled along the shores of scenic Lake Austin in the beautiful Texas Hill Country, Lake Austin Spa Resort offers guests the sanctuary of a world-class spa and the warmth of a best friend’s lake house. Lake Austin Spa Resort offers all-inclusive vacation packages, which include accommodations in one of 40 charming lakeside guest rooms, three gourmet meals daily, indoor and outdoor fitness activities and classes, and a selection of spa and body treatments.

The resort has consistently been recognized for its excellence and as a result has received numerous industry awards.  Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure, Town & Country Magazine and Southern Living have honored Lake Austin Spa Resort as one of the best in the country and in the world.

For additional information and reservations, call 800-847-5637, or visit