Sport, health & well-being

A healthy mind in a healthy body. Our modern, sedentary life, often behind a computer, needs a release of tension to regain well-being. Regular physical activity is essential for a balanced mind and body. Depending on the retreats and the teachers, certain sports and wellness activities will be offered to the participants. In addition, learning and sharing workshops can be set up to engage personal development.

The setting of Bab Zouina lends itself perfectly to all kinds of physical exercises indoor or in the open air (fitness, Pilates, yoga, aerobics, walks and hikes, dancing, swimming, tennis, bowls game, table tennis, etc.). For well-being, activities vary from Thai massages, hammam, shiatsu massage, meditation sessions, naturopathy sessions, ayurveda, cooking workshops. Bab Zouina has a traditional hammam where you can relax in a calm and cosy atmosphere; our therapists offer a hammam and special scrubing with aromatic herbs from our garden.

Food is also central to good health. “You are what you eat”. At Bab Zouina, healthy eating is a priority. Organic vegetables from our own garden, local produce and our chef’s love of cooking are the main ingredients of every meal.

Next retreats

Sacred Feminine Training & therapeutic shamanism with Salima Raoui

11 - 13 Mars 2022


Retreat Moving into Balance

Sport, Health & Well-being with Kenza Zainoune & Hamza Guessous

Retreat Moving into Balance

Sport, Health & Well-being with Kenza Zainoune & Hamza Guessous

The teachers

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Hamza Guessous is a sports coach like no other: his philosophy is about balance, developing intuition and resilience of the mind. He specializes in the areas of corrective and foundational bodywork, stress management and holistic wellness.
For over 8 years, Hamzaen’s unique and integrated vision of coaching and education has changed the lives of many of his clients. He explores and draws from different schools, philosophies and medicines to guide humans to reconnect with their bodies and develop a critical and evolutionary mindset.
By treating the human body as a whole system and understanding that there is no standard, systemic approach to fixing the ailments of the people who seek his services, Hamza accommodates the uniqueness of each individual. He is the founder of “A Healthy Mind In A Healthy Body”, a holistic retreat program combining sports, meditation, wellness and connection to nature.


The first certified animal communicator in Morocco, Kenza Zainoune is also a trainer and energy therapist. She offers consultations to allow humans to deepen their relationship with their animals, understand their life mission and integrate their messages to live in harmony with them. She has also been offering international workshops for over 2 years to teach those who wish to reconnect to their deepest nature and rediscover their extra-sensory abilities.
Kenza uses different energy healing practices (Usui Reikiand sonotherapy), as well as her intuitive perceptions and emotional understanding to allow the resources they already have within them to unfold with calm and ease. With kindness, depth and love, she has trained hundreds of people around the world in this intuitive language in French, Portuguese, Spanish and English. These transformative experiences have allowed these people to dive deep into their perception and rediscover the world in a new light.


After graduating as a medical laboratory technician in microbiology, Majda went on to become the first woman in French-speaking Switzerland to obtain the Swiss Olympic Elite Sports Coach Diploma in 2001. Together with her husband Jean-Sébastien, she is in charge of the physical preparation of professional and elite sports teams (Lausanne Hockey Club, football and basketball teams as well as a long and beautiful experience with the Swiss rugby team).Then for 5 years she was part of Stéphane Lambiel’s preparation and coaching team, and travelled the world with this skating world champion and Olympic vice-champion. Afterwards she collaborated actively with Fanny Smith, world champion in ski-cross and bronze medalist at the Olympic Games. Majda is very involved in health sports.

For almost 30 years, she has been leading weekly fitness sessions with music for students at the University of Lausanne and the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. She regularly gives occupational health seminars (cities of Lausanne and Pully, as well as companies as Losinger, Marrazi and Implenia) and participates in various training courses for coaches and international conferences (International Olympic Committee, Université Libre de Bruxelles, continuing education for physiotherapists and chiropractors, etc.).For 5 years she has published weekly articles in the magazine L’illustré on practical exercises and advice related to everyday health. After an injury to one of her athletes healed by acupuncture, Majda decided to embark on a training course in traditional Chinese medicine to complete her training.


Maryne is a certified energy therapist. After 10 years of dance and 5 years of training in theatre, film and personal development, Maryne has worked in journalism and communication. Sailing between Paris and Casablanca since 2013 she finally decided to settle down in Morocco in 2017.

Maryne grew up in a family already very open to everything related to the invisible and alternative medicine. She inherited her mother’s gifts of perception and over the years she has sharpened her feeling of energies and psychology through various courses and training sessions.

Today, she applies her personal method halfway between therapy and energetic healing and is entirely dedicated to the well-being of the patients she receives in individual sessions or during Yoga & Energetic Healing retreats she organises.

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Nora Magalie is two cultures and two countries. Born in Morocco to a French mother she was able to observe, learn and blossom in this land of colors and history.
Passionate about natural sciences, she undertook university studies in France and obtained a degree in Molecular Biology, then a Master’s degree in Nutrition and Food Safetý. She joined the corporate world and held positions of responsibilitý before leaving everything to go live in Canada.
Always attracted by nature and the natural, she discovered Naturopathy and then decided to train in this approach with therapeutic aims. Graduated Naturopathic practitioner, she settled in Fez, the city of lights, her hometown.
Simple and smiling, she has a natural relational ease and a sense of listening. These personal qualities allow her to be as close as possible to her clients in order to accompany them on the path to health with all the attention and benevolence that this requires.


ECC Art Therapy Trainer, Shaman & Hypnotherapist

Ever since I was a little girl I have been exploring the world with intrepid curiosity!

Nature and my Berber grandmother were my teachers. Everything was an opportunity for discovery, from my perch in the lemon garden to the fascinating world of medicinal plants.

Then spontaneously, drawing and painting continued to accompany me in my inner escapades as a refuge, a natural benevolent therapy.



Therapist: Dance – Vibrational art – Reiki – Emotional decoration – Practitioner of Art and Therapeutic Shamanism ECC

I am passionate about the arts in general and I chose to make it my profession. Life has brought me everything I needed to be the woman I am.

The traumas I experienced as a child opened up a connection to something bigger than myself. It was necessary that all this had a meaning and that I discovered it to become free again and actress of my life.



Modern life is taking us further and further away from ourselves and from nature. I experienced this distance after a career in engineering. Today, I am a hypnotherapist and holistic coach. My goal is to help as many people as possible to find and maintain this connection through hypnosis, meditation, deep breathing and cold.


Important information

Registration and cancellation policy

Registration and cancellation policy

Registration is confirmed after payment of deposit. In case of cancelation by the participant, the down payment will not be reimbursed. For any cancellation by the participant, the following conditions apply:

  • Less than 30 days before the workshop: 70% of the registration fees are due
  • Less than 7 days before the workshop: 100% of the registration fees are due

In this respect, participants are strongly encouraged to contract their own travel cancellation insurance.

Important information



Bab Zouina cannot be held responsible of any damage or accident incurred by participants. Each participant will be in charge of all his insurance (travel, accident, liability, etc.) for the whole duration of the stay and for all activities.