Rediscover the Optimum Level of Wellness at Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi

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Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi has kicked off the New Year with a healthy start by presenting a series of renowned visiting guest practitioners this Spring. In partnering with leading practitioners from all over the world, the Wellness Visiting Practitioner Programme provides guests with the opportunity to be treated by world-class specialists and rediscover the optimum level of wellness amidst a serene oasis in the Indian Ocean.

Guests will have the opportunity to participate in private sessions with Crystal Healing Master Khun Noom, holistic fitness expert Daniela Caputo and international therapist Isaac Vidjrakou through a wide variety of treatments such as dancing meditation, chakra balancing and Chi Nei Tsang, an internal organ chi massage.

The featured guest practitioners and wellbeing sessions offer guests a holistic and quality wellness indulgence whilst showcasing the practitioners’ mastery gently pampering the body, mind and spirit.

Situated among white sands and crystal blue waters, the elegant Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi is within close proximity to Malé International Airport, a mere 45 minutes by yacht. Set in a tropical paradise, the 119 all-pool Beach, Reef and Overwater villas span three private islands, where guests can discover indulgent choices from 10 celebrated dining venues. 

Dine amongst the treetops at Terra whilst enjoying spectacular views of the ocean and horizon, and bask in the magnificent sunset from Amber, the resort’s signature bar – a gastronomical experience to remember. 

The endless list of activities ensures that all generations are catered for. Unwind in one of ten luxurious spa treatment villas, explore the ocean’s incredible marine life or traverse the island’s dazzling white sand beaches by bicycle or on foot. If travelling with young ones, the Waldorf Astoria Young Discovery Park offers an exciting water recreation area along with enriching activities for kids and teens so they can enjoy their very own Maldivian experience.

For the ultimate in luxury, the True Waldorf Service also offers personal concierges for those seeking a truly relaxing and refreshing escape.

Spa & Wellness Visiting Practitioners February – April 2021

A MOMENT OF ZEN WITH YULIA ANDRIUSHCHENKO 

Fitness Visiting Practitioner

20 November 2020 – 29 January 2021 

Originally from Ukraine, for years, Yulia travels around the globe, inspiring people to integrate yoga and meditation into their lifestyle. She teaches at the leading spas, organises group- and private retreats and workshops in many countries. She shares the knowledge that transforms the quality of life of everyone who follows the practice, regardless of their age, tradition and health status. 

ART OF BREATHING 

60 minutes – USD 220++ | 90 minutes USD 270++ | 110 minutes – USD 310++

This workshop is an opportunity to experience the subtle power of breath that cleanses recharges the entire somatic system and enhances vital energy. 

HATHA YOGA 

60 minutes – USD 220++ | 90 minutes USD 270++ | 110 minutes – USD 310++

Hatha yoga uses bodily postures (Asana), cleansing techniques (Shatkarma, breathing techniques (Pranayama), and meditation techniques (dhyana) to bring together a healthy body and a peaceful mind. 

VINYASA FLOW YOGA 

60 minutes – USD 220++ | 90 minutes USD 270++ | 110 minutes – USD 310++

Connecting one posture to the next using your breath. 

YOGA THERAPY 

60 minutes – USD 220++ | 90 minutes USD 270++ | 110 minutes – USD 310++

It’s a method where the session is focused on the specific client’s symptom or a condition. 

MEDITATION

60 minutes – USD 220++ | 90 minutes USD 270++ | 110 minutes – USD 310++

As we listen to ourselves more and sit in silence, we become more aware of who we are. 

YOGA NIDRA 

60 minutes – USD 220++ | 90 minutes USD 270++ | 110 minutes – USD 310++

The most profound state of relaxation while still maintaining full consciousness. 

PRENATAL AND POSTNATAL YOGA 

60 minutes – USD 220++ | 90 minutes USD 270++ | 110 minutes – USD 310++

These sessions are designed to support women physically, emotionally and spiritually through the phases of pregnancy, birthing and post-delivery. 

PARTNER YOGA 

60 minutes – USD 220++ | 90 minutes USD 270++ | 110 minutes – USD 310++

You learn to let go, enhance your communication, be open and have full faith in each other for their full support in different yoga poses. 

FOOT REHAB 

60 minutes – USD 220++ | 90 minutes USD 270++ | 110 minutes – USD 310++

Foot rehab is a therapy session that provides feet with a healthy workout, improving balance, articulation of the toes, foot stability, loosens tension and creating both a sense of rooting into the earth and lifting energy up from the centre. 

PASSIVE STRETCHING 

60 minutes – USD 220++ | 90 minutes USD 270++ | 110 minutes – USD 310++

Slow stretching is useful in relieving spasms in muscles, suitable for cooling down after a workout and helps reduce post-workout muscle fatigue and soreness.

PILATES 

60 minutes – USD 220++ | 90 minutes USD 270++ | 110 minutes – USD 310++

Improves flexibility, builds strength and develops control and endurance in the entire body. 

AERIAL YOGA, AQUA YOGA, SUP YOGA 

60 minutes – USD 230++ | 90 minutes USD 280++ 

DR. IGOR ROGANIN HOLISTIC MEDICINE EXPERT 

Spa Visiting Practitioner

20 December 2020 – 15 January 2021 

With over 25 years of hands-on experience in China and Russia in the fields of acupuncture Dr. Igor Roganin combines traditional Chinese and modern medicine in his Moscow based DAO clinic. This festive season Dr. Roganin is collaborating with Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi to conduct a series of curated wellness experiences focused on improving metabolism, acupuncture for treatment of pain and Multilayer Punctural Facial Rejuvenation combined with a complimentary consultation session. 

MINI CHECK-UP 

50 minutes – USD 280++ | 60 minutes USD 320++

An ideal place to start if you feel fatigued or stressed, suffer from insomnia or allergies, are overweight or suffer from water retention, or simply when you want to get the additional knowledge about prevention of diseases and your future well-being. 

PAIN SYNDROME

50 minutes – USD 280++ | 60 minutes USD 320++

Acupuncture and elements of osteopathy for the treatment of pain in the neck, back, shoulders and muscles. 

IMPROVE METABOLISM 

50 minutes – USD 280++ | 60 minutes USD 320++

Acupuncture for the correction of metabolism, hunger and water retention. 

GOOD SLEEP 

50 minutes – USD 280++ | 60 minutes USD 320++

Whether you struggle to fall asleep at night or suffer from disturbed, broken sleep, this acupuncture session aims to improve your sleep. 

PUNCTURAL FACIAL REJUVENATION 

50 minutes – USD 280++ | 60 minutes USD 320++

The method uses a combination of acupuncture, special massage and a LED-therapy mask treatment for the face. Smooths wrinkles and folds, lifting the cheeks and eyebrows, correcting the facial oval, and stimulates the synthesis of collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid. 

COMPLIMENTARY SESSION 

Meet with Dr. Roganin for a 15-minute session during which he will help you to know yourself better. 

TRADITIONAL AYURVEDIC BY VIPIN RAJ 

Spa Visiting Practitioner

09 January – 06 February 2021 

Vipin was born into a traditional Ayurvedic practitioner’s family in India. He had shown interest in healing and fortune-telling from his very early age. He further got well-versed in Ayurvedic skills from his uncle and various Ayurvedic institutions in India. Ancient Indian knowledge in healing connects to his ability in keeping sixth sense active and healing power. 

ENERGY HEALING SESSIONS 

60 minutes – USD 260++ 

Energy healing is a holistic practice comprising individual energy readings in order to activate the body’s subtle energy systems. This involves the balancing of different energies and removing any energetic blocks which may be preventing the body from healing itself. 

AYURVEDIC ABHYANGA MASSAGE 

60 minutes – USD 295++ 

An ultimate version of an authentic, relaxing massage used with warm infused herbal oil prepared in India. A daily Abyanga practise restores the balance of the body and enhances well-being and longevity. 

MARMA MASSAGE WITH CHAKRA BALANCING 

60 minutes – USD 295++ 

Experience a unique and exceptional rare body alignment technique. In India, few therapists practise this due to the high risk involved with them. Vipin acquired the skill from a legendary practitioner in India and combined chakra balancing with the treatment to provide an exceptional recovery for the body. 

SAHAJ MARG MEDITATION 

60 minutes – USD 195++ 

Experience a state of consciousness between waking and sleeping. The most profound form of relaxation with meditative awareness will help you to release stress and restart your mental system. 

LIFESTYLE CONSULTATION 

15 minutes complimentary 

CRYSTAL HEALING MASTER KHUN NOOM 

Spa Visiting Practitioner

09 February – 31 March 2021 

Khun Noom has practised different modalities of healing for over 15 years in several countries. Using her vast knowledge of holistic health, her aim is “to set man free” through Reiki and sound healing. She is a yoga instructor and meditation leader, a therapist of Thai massage, an artist in cupping techniques that relax your nerves, a specialist in foot reflexology and manual lymphatic drainage. Each of her therapies results in the most potent awakening and transformation. 

THE ART OF HEALING 

60 minutes – USD 300++ | 90 minutes – USD 380++

This comprehensive treatment has been used successfully to reduce many ailments and conditions, including chronic back, neck and shoulder pain, migraine and stress. 

CRYSTAL SOUND HEALING 

60 minutes – USD 300++ per person | USD380++ per couple

An effective and proven modality that uses sound vibration to help reduce stress, alter consciousness and create a deep sense of peace and wellbeing. 

CUPPING CELLULITE THERAPY 

60 minutes – USD 300++ | 90 minutes – USD 380++

Assists your body in its natural function of removing excess toxins, increasing blood flow and energy flow, while at the same time smoothing cellulite areas and re-shaping the body. 

TOK SEN

60 minutes – USD 330++

An ancient therapeutic Thai massage, using a tapping technique to create a soft, yet intense vibration to relieve pains and increase blood circulation, leaving you with a deep sense of relaxation. 

CHAKRA BALANCING 

60 minutes – USD 300++

The treatment is a gentle non-invasive form of alternative healing that works holistically to harmonize the mind, body, emotions and spirit. 

DANCING MEDITATION 

60 minutes – USD 300++ | 60 minutes – USD 250++ per couple

The treatment is a gentle non-invasive form of alternative healing that works holistically to harmonize the mind, body, emotions and spirit. 

MINDFULNESS BREATHING 

60 minutes – USD 300++ | 60 minutes – USD 250++ per couple

Breathing techniques positively influence the flow of energy channels; purifying, regulating and activating them. This is a great way to balance your mind, body and soul. 

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MIXED MARTIAL ARTS BY RAFFAELE VOZA 

Fitness Visiting Practitioner 02 – 20 February 2021 

Raffaele Voza is an MMA fighter with over twelve years of experience.

He has been coaching for three years. Love being able to pass his knowledge on to others, seeing them grow not only as martial artists but also as people. Raffaele provides both fast-paced and dynamic workouts for those looking to get in shape and have fun while doing it, but also able to provide more intensive technical seminars for those wanting it. 

BEGINNERS’ KICKBOXING 

60 minutes – USD 240++ 

Introduction to kickboxing session focusing on basic techniques while getting fit. A basic understanding of kickboxing, allowing them to move into more advanced courses. 

BOX AND BURN 

60 minutes – USD 220++ 

A high energy cardio session, designed to get you the ultimate calorie burn while letting off some steam with basic boxing skills and drills.

Burn the most calories while having fun. 

ADVANCED KICKBOXING 

60 minutes – USD 260++ 

For people who have experience with kickboxing or Muay Thai and looking to improve their skills further. The most superior class. Developed technique and skills from an intermediate to advanced level. 

PACKAGES, PROGRAMS AND RETREATS 

Group sessions (3 – 6 people) – USD 180++ per person

6 DAYS Beginner to Fighter Challenge – 60 min | USD 1000++ per person 4 DAYS Kickboxing Challenge – 60 min | USD 880++ per person 

A FITNESS JOURNEY WITH DANIELA CAPUTO 

Fitness Visiting Practitioner 21 February – 22 March 2021 

Daniela is renowned in Italy for her dance and aerial shows; her highest achievements includes shows for national and international artists and singers for their performances on TV shows. She loves to transfer her skills and passion for these incredible arts by teaching other people. 

HATHA YOGA 

60 minutes – USD 210++ 

The word “Hatha” means willful or forceful and refers to a set of postures that are designed to align the skin, the muscles, and the bones. They are designed to open the many channels of the body, specifically the spine so that energy can flow more freely through the body. 

AERIAL YOGA 

60 minutes – USD 240++ 

It’s a combination of traditional yoga poses, Pilates and dance with the use of a hammock. It is the ideal activity for those who want to relax and enjoy that feeling of freedom and absorb the positive vibes coming from the breathtaking view of the Indian Ocean. Aerial yoga also has many benefits for children, allowing them to express their creative energy in a safe environment. 

AERIAL DANCE 

60 minutes – USD 240++ 

Aerial hoop is a circular steel apparatus resembling a hula hoop suspended from the ceiling. In this class, you will learn aerial hoop basics such as mounting the hoop, posing, spinning and moving within it. It’s particularly exceptional in honing on upper body muscle groups, improving your range and active flexibility, it is an excellent workout having lots of fun. 

MAT PILATES 

60 minutes – USD 210++ 

Mat Pilates involves performing Pilates exercises on the floor using a Pilates, or yoga mat and those are performed in a slow, controlled, precise manner and require an intense concentration. These exercises help strengthen the bodys’ core by developing pelvic and scapula stability and abdominal control, using focused breathing patterns. 

CLASSIC BALLET 

60 minutes – USD 210++ 

Ballet dance is generally accepted all over the world as one of the most artistic forms of dance entertainment cherished by people of all ages. Ballet dancers are known for their lean physique, toned arms and legs, and perfect posture. 

HEALING RETREAT WITH ISAAC VIDJRAKOU 

Spa Visiting Practitioner 02 – 15 April 2021 

An international therapist and yoga teacher, Isaac will take you through a journey with his Mudra Energy Healing and the Saki Massage therapy, to help you to have the clarity, the right balance and harmony in your path and health. 

SAKI MASSAGE 

60 minutes – USD 295++ | 90 minutes – USD 380++ 

Saki Massage is Isaac’s perfect combination of the most therapeutic millenary techniques around the world. It combines the stretches of Thai massage, the acupressure of Shiatsu and Tuina massage, the smoothness and deep touch of the Balinese, the detoxification of the organs through reflexology, and the stimulation of the nervous system at both brain hemispheres using the Indian head massage technique. 

CHI NEI TSANG 

60 minutes – USD 295++ | 90 minutes – USD 380++ 

This is a millenary technique only based on the manipulation of the organs in the abdominal region. By working in there all the energy blocked since childhood, all the anger accumulated in the organs will be released giving a potential change in the person. This is a highly recommended treatment, as it is very deep and healing. 

SHAMANIC MUDRA HEALING 

60 minutes – USD 295++ | 90 minutes – USD 380++ per person 90 minutes – USD 495++ per couple 

Mudra healing is an energetic therapy that Isaac developed many years ago, result of the extra sensory perception he was born with. He likes to say that it happened by accident. Isaac channels the most pure and crystal energy through his hands and fingers, using Mudra position, to repair, harmonise, unblock and clean the energy system around ourselves and inside the physical body, also known as Aura, Chakras and Meridians. 

THE ART OF BREATHING 

60 minutes – USD 190++ per person | 90 minutes – USD 245++ 

Breathing techniques are practised to help cleanse all bodily systems and transform any possible cell acidic environment into an alkaline one. These sessions help to prevent many modern-day disorders such as insomnia, stress, anxiety and depression. 

MEDITATION AND MINDFULNESS 

60 minutes – USD 190++ per person | 90 minutes – USD 245++ 

Something which was a few years ago, kept quiet and hidden, is now commonplace, recommended by most health practitioners in both the complementary and conventional fields due to its effectiveness of relieving stress and normalising blood pressure. Other benefits of meditation include; increased concentration, focus and creativity as well as relieving symptoms of insomnia and depression. 

LIFE JOURNEY 

60 minutes – USD 255++ first session 

Using a combination of Kabalistic palmistry, numerology and tarot cards, Isaac will guide you to the discovery of your inner self. The session will allow you to focus on the strongest emotions and inclinations you have at the moment and see as well as determining which part of your life you could be drawing from. 

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