Pioneering hospitality model Soneva and worldwide wellness enterprise ORGANIC INDIA have partnered to launch the first-ever SOUL Pageant within the Maldives. Happening from September 29 to October 8, 2023, the well being and wellbeing-focused competition can be held on the award-winning luxurious resort Soneva Fushi, situated throughout the Baa Atoll UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Over the course of ten days and two weekends, the intimate competition retreat invitations company from internationally to discover wellness in all its varieties, from private to planetary.
Following the affect of the COVID-19 pandemic, a give attention to wellness and residing a more healthy, extra sustainable life-style has by no means been extra essential. Champions of innovation and constructive change, each Soneva and Natural India are dedicated to nurturing the wellbeing of their communities and the surroundings. Proceeds from the sale of SOUL Pageant tickets will go to the Soneva Basis and ORGANIC INDIA Basis to help the event of initiatives which have a constructive environmental, social and financial affect.
A life-enriching competition with a objective, SOUL presents company a verdant house to maneuver, eat, discover and be artistic, whereas celebrating historical therapeutic traditions and trendy improvements that profit people, communities and the planet. Every weekend, the competition will embrace a various programme of panel discussions with globally acclaimed well being and wellness leaders, interspersed with group yoga and meditation courses, therapeutic rituals, stay music performances and barefoot gala celebrations on the sand.
Weekdays at SOUL will give attention to a extra immersive wellbeing journey for company, with intimate, experiential workshops every day, and one-on-one consultations with world-renowned wellness specialists and practitioners.
Idyllic venues impressed by Soneva Fushi’s breath-taking island location elevate company’ wellness expertise and invite them to rejuvenate and loosen up, whereas scrumptious, healthful menus can be specifically curated to help company’ wellness targets, with an emphasis on plant-based delicacies and adaptogenic meals that rebalance and restore. Uncommon, one-of-a-kind experiences additionally supply the prospect to reconnect with nature and embrace the Sluggish Life in between classes: from ziplining by means of the rainforest to dine within the treetops, to snorkelling with professional Marine Biologists, to swimming with manta rays or escaping to a non-public sandbank to look at the sundown.
The inaugural version of SOUL will welcome a world line-up of visionaries, thought leaders and wellness pioneers to additional discover the frontiers of well being and wellbeing. The listing of worldwide audio system contains psychologist, scientist and social entrepreneur Shamini Jain; gastroenterologist, neuroscientist and writer of The Thoughts Intestine Connection Dr Emeran Mayer; scientific psychologist and mindfulness professional Shauna Shapiro; Goi Peace Award recipient and best-selling writer Bruce Lipton; famend religious chief and motivational speaker Sadhvi Bhagwati Saraswati; award-winning journalist and New York Instances bestselling writer Jo Marchant; American director, producer and cinematographer Louie Schwartzberg; thirteen-time best-selling writer and founding father of Bio Blends Dr Libby Weaver; award-winning science journalist Gaia Vince; naturopathic physician and physician of Oriental drugs Dr Lilly-Marie Blecher; Ayurvedic physician and writer Dr Robert Svoboda, who’s the first-ever Westerner to graduate from a university of Ayurveda and be licensed to apply in India; and anxiousness and mindfulness coach Amanda Huggins.
“We’re so proud to host the primary version of SOUL Pageant at Soneva Fushi,” says Sonu Shivdasani, CEO and co-founder of Soneva. “Wellness permeates all that we do at Soneva: our sustainable, barefoot philosophy that reconnects our company to the earth; our life-affirming pure places; our scrumptious but healthfocused delicacies; and our life-changing visitor experiences. The competition’s outstanding programme is a chance to discover each aspect of well being and wellbeing, and I can not wait to welcome the line-up of excellent wellness specialists to our shores.”
“SOUL Pageant is a uncommon alternative to expertise a deeply immersive journey with a few of the world’s leaders in wellness, well being and regeneration”, provides competition director Chris Deckker. “From keynote talks and interactive panels to immersive workshops, intimate dinners and distant Island adventures, this unprecedented competition retreat is not like some other on this planet, hosted on one of the crucial magical Islands within the Maldives.”
All through every day throughout their keep, company will be capable to discover and take pleasure in all the things that Soneva Fushi has to supply: miles of pristine sandy seashores edged by tranquil turquoise waters; beautiful non-public villa lodging, with Barefoot Guardians available 24/7 to anticipate each request; distinctive eating locations serving the best delicacies from internationally; and distinctive experiences that create reminiscences to final a lifetime.
Along with the stay, in-person classes for Soneva Fushi company, SOUL’s classes can even be streamed to an unlimited international viewers. On-line individuals can be inspired to make a donation to help the occasion, additional elevating funds and data in regards to the causes and initiatives supported by the Soneva Basis and the Natural India Basis.
For these desirous to attend SOUL Pageant, Soneva’s unique supply begins from USD 6,900 for 2 company for a minimal three-night keep. This contains two competition tickets and full entry to the whole programme throughout company’ keep, with luxurious non-public villa lodging alongside day by day full board at chosen eating locations and complimentary spherical–journey wheeled airplane home transfers.