Wellness Experts at Palace Merano15/02/2021, Healing Holidays
Find out more about the expert practitioners who will take care of you at Palace Merano.
DR MASSIMILIANO MAYRHOFERRevital Manager
Dr Max, as he is more affectionately known, was born in Merano and started his studies in accounting before he decided to dedicate himself to medicine and undertook medical studies at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery at Verona University. Here he concluded his university career graduating with full marks and obtaining the qualification to practice as a doctor and surgeon. From the beginning, he developed an interest in holistic medicine with an overall vision of health. Understanding at the same time the complementarity of different branches of medicine, soon he was among the first young doctors interested in these specialities. He then obtained a four-year Diploma in Homotoxicology at Baden-Baden (D), a specialisation in Medical Hydrology and SPA Medicine at Milano University, a Diploma in Traditional Chinese Medicine and a Diploma in Bach’s Flower Therapy. In Italy, he is one of the pioneers in homeomesotherapy and ozone therapy in all their medical applications.
Specialisation: Homeomesotherapy | Ozone Therapy
CHEF GUNTHER PIRHOFERDiet Chef
Chef Günther is very passionate about healthy food, with a focus on vegan and vegetarian cooking.
As the chef of the diet kitchen for the last 25 years, he has perfected his profound knowledge with his team.
DR SILVANO MASCADRIMedical Director
Dr Silvano graduated in medicine and surgery at the University of Brescia, and has been collaborating with Hotel Palace Merano since 2006 as a doctor. In 2022 he was appointed medical director of the Revital medical centre, overseeing healthcare for patients and coordination of the clinical team.
DR CLAUDIA ARGANINI PHD - NUTRITIONISTHolistic Health Trainer
Dr. Claudia Arganini was born and raised in Rome, where she graduated in Biological Sciences. She has a PhD in Nutritional Anthropology and a Masters in Dietetics and Nutrition from the University of Cambridge. Since 2007 she has been a Nutritionist as well as conducting academic research. Since 2016 she has been collaborating as a consultant and nutritionist with the Revital Diet Department at Hotel Palace Merano. An author of numerous scientific publications in international and national newspapers, she participated as author in the drafting of the "New National Guidelines for a Healthy Diet", is a speaker at international conferences, lecturer at professional training courses and has been a guest on Italian national television as a nutrition expert.
PROF. MICHELE SCALAFitness & Hiking Trainer
Prof. Michele graduated from the University of Verona in sports and movement sciences with a Master's degree in functional education and metabolic pathologies. He has many years of experience in 5-star hotels as a personal trainer, as well as a physical education teacher at Italian middle and high schools. He is also a certified hiking guide.
If this blog has got you interested in starting your wellness journey at Palace Merano please call our wellness advisors at 020 7843 3597 or enquire here.