Lisa Durante is an editor who founded the boutique communications agency and publishing company WELLNESSworld in 2004. Previously she worked as a development writer for an India-based UN project. After moving to the UAE in 2001, Lisa was editor of several regional magazines such as Aquarius, Jumeirah Beach Magazine, Property World Middle East and NewYou, the region’s premier monthly publication dedicated to Integrative Health, Medical Aesthetics, Holistic Healing and optimal longevity.
In addition to curating insightful and compelling content aimed at stimulating the region’s emerging community of wellness seekers, Lisa has expanded her commitment to holistic healing by developing LIGHTNESS Of BEING RETREATS.
Lightness of Being retreats are lovingly curated to foster optimal vitality. By deepening the connection to one’s authentic self, wellness travel in evocative locations – accompanied by experienced holistic practitioners dedicated to healing and enjoyment – is the essence of her mission.