Peak Wellness for Skin Health


25-30 July 2020

We welcome Dr. Julie Russak, M.D., FAAD., a Board Certified Dermatologist, Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and founder of Russak Dermatology Clinic and Holistic Nutritionist, Jennifer Hanway, to The Capra to provide their insights on the connection between wellness, overall gut balance and healthy, youthful skin.

“Since our skin is our body’s largest organ and a reflection of within, it only seems fitting to ensure that the body is balanced internally to alleviate concerns manifesting outwardly and to feel our best.” - Julie Russak, MD



For the first time ever, guests can enjoy an extension of Russak Dermatology’s Comprehensive Wellness Program & Testing overseas. The program, (typically lasting 6-months) will now be offered at Peak Health for guests who desire to a fully immersive version while enjoying the offerings of The Capra. The intensive will include two PEAKS: wellness and skin. For our wellness component, guests will enjoy individual lab work assessments, nutritional guide and a customised menu designed by holistic nutritionist Jennifer Hanway. Jennifer will also lead wellness conversations, and offer personalised coaching, and lifestyle tips. For the skin health portion, guests will have direct access to renowned and award-winning dermatologist, Dr. Julie Russak. Dr. Russak will join Jennifer in educating guests about the very important gut-skin connection, and how gut health influences skin health and how gracefully we age. Demonstrations of the newest anti-aging technologies will be presented, and spa offerings will feature Russak Dermatology staple treatments throughout the week.

Learn about:

Skin Rejuvenation & Anti-Aging

Skin Health

Facial Restoration

The Skin-Gut Connection

Food for Beautiful Skin

Maintaining Naturally Youthful Skin

Smart Detoxification

Skin/Stress/Sleep Connection

What's Included? 

  • Pre-retreat Wellness Assessment tailored to your individual health background and goals

  • Pre-retreat lab work (optional)

  • Test results analysis given by Dr. Russak and Jennifer Hanway (optional)

  • Five nights in a double room at The Capra

  • Daily mountain hike led by Peak Health’s Local Alpine Expert Guides

  • Daily yoga led by the Peak Health Yoga Instructor

  • Daily workshop led by Dr. Russak

  • Daily workshop led by the Peak Health Team

  • Daily lunch conversation led by Jennifer Hanway

  • A one-on-one session with Dr. Russak to assess your individual skin health and how to reach your wellness goals

  • Three nutritious meals and two snacks per day. Meals will be sourced locally, organically and seasonally

  • Fireside discussion and Q&As with Dr. Russak & Jennifer Hanway

  • Daily access to the Peak Health state-of-the-art luxury Spa, including sauna, steam room, salt cave, relaxation area, swimming pool and outdoor hydrotherapy pool (spa treatments available at additional cost)

  • Spa offerings designed by Dr. Russak exclusive to this event

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Dr. Julie Russak

Dr. Julie Russak has received numerous honours and recognitions of her clinical excellence, including being selected as a “New York Super Doctor” by The New York Times. Dr. Russak currently serves as Faculty at Mount Sinai Hospital, where she teaches Dermatology Residents and Medical Students. Her clinical interests and expertise extend to many aspects of General, Cosmetic and Pediatric Dermatology, Skin Cancer and Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. Julie Russak attended New York University School of Medicine, graduating with Honors and prestigious Marion B. Sulzberger Dermatology Award.

Dr. Russak completed her Residency Training in Dermatology at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, where she was appointed to serve as Chief Resident.  She continued to expand her extensive research by completing an Oncology Melanoma Fellowship with world-renowned Melanoma expert Dr. Darrell Rigel. In addition to her excellence as a Dermatologic Surgeon, Dr. Russak has distinguished herself in the medical community through her clinical research, scientific presentations, publications and aesthetic approach.  Patients seek Dr. Russak’s unique 3D Facial Restoration method from all over the world, for a naturally lifted and refreshed look.

Jennifer Hanway

Jennifer Hanway is a Holistic Nutritionist, Level 2 BioSignature Modulation Practitioner and Certified Personal Trainer. Educated in London at both the Royal Academy of Dance and Roehampton University, Jennifer is currently studying for an advanced degree in Nutritional Therapy.

A passion for empowering others fuels Jenny’s mission to combine a 360 degree view of health and wellness with accountability to achieve life-changing results. Rooted in science and infused with her renowned British wit, Jenny’s mission is to create an inspiring, positive and rewarding experience for those seeking to better their lives through improved health.

Jenny’s trustworthy demeanor and undeniable results have made her one of the best-kept secrets in wellness for clients that include the British Royal Family, Hollywood A-list, and Olympic Athletes.

Jenny is also a sought after Wellness Speaker (previous engagements include SXSW, The GOOD Fest and the W.E.L.L. Summit), and Wellness Writer (previous publications include Martha Stewart Weddings, Well +Good, Charlotte's Book, Hip and Healthy, The Bod Edit, The Daily Telegraph, and W.E.L.L. Insiders). She has partnered with some of the top wellness brands in the industry including Sakara Life, sweetgreen and Bulletproof, and is the Holistic Nutritionist for Russak Dermatology in New York.

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