AERIAL FLOW YOGA
Aerial Yoga is a relatively new approach to a traditional yoga practice. We use a silk fabric called a ‘hammock’ or ‘swing’ to support the weight of our bodies, helping us achieve various postures with more depth, ease and excitement.
The practice of Hatha yoga focuses on the total mastery of the physical body, including all bodily functions. It also emphasizes activating the chakras in order to stimulate kundalini and promote spiritual and physical wellness, including disease elimination.
Vinyasa is a type of yoga that links movement and breath to attain balance in the mind and body. Inhalation is usually connected to upward, open movements, while exhalation is often tied to downward movements or twists.
Ashtanga yoga is a dynamic, flowing style that connects the movement of the body with the breath. There are six series of Ashtanga yoga sequences, which the student progresses through at their own pace.
Pranayama is the conscious awareness of breath: the life force that both energizes and relaxes the body. The controlled breathing enables both the rhythm of performing yoga poses and relaxing the mind for meditation.
Iyengar yoga is a disciplined system with carefully planned and timed sequences. Based on the eight limbs of yoga, it emphasizes the precise physical alignment of the body within particular postures.
Restorative yoga is a type of yoga known for its relaxing, calming and healing effect. This was developed into a whole style of yoga which was considered ideal for those recovering from injuries or illnesses.
AQUA YOGA FITMAT
An innovative fitness program that builds strength, deepens flexibility, and improves balance and coordination through a carefully selected set of movements.
In Yin Yoga, the poses are held for a long period of time (typically three to five minutes or longer) to target the connective tissues (such as the ligaments) rather than focusing on the muscles.
In this class, a hammock is used to allow students to perform postures that they may not ordinarily be able to attempt on the yoga mat. It combines traditional yoga with moves inspired by pilates, dance and acrobatics.
Meditation is the process of quieting the busy mind by many techniques such as concentrating on the breath, acknowledging a though and letting it go, or being aware of a sound and naming it to move on letting go so not getting caught up in your own illusions. This restful awareness has been around for hundreds of years but is now being validated by scientific research as an age-old practice having powerful health benefits both physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually.
Qi gong is a holistic system of coordinated body posture and movement, breathing, and meditation used for health, spirituality, and martial arts training.
The essential principles include mind integrated with the body; control of movements and breathing; generating internal energy, mindfulness, song (loosening) and jing (serenity).
BALINESE PRIMORDIAL SOUND MEDITATION
During the purification process, you are using the sound of the singing bowl, along with your vibrational intention, which you tap into from deep within your heart, to transform negative energy into positive energy. While sitting in silence you will use the pure element of water as the bridge to cleanse your body, mind and soul.
TIBETAN MEDITATION (GOM)
The class will involve an introduction to the ideas behind meditation, how it works from psychological and neuroscientific points of view, as well as instructions for the meditation itself.
An equipment-based Pilates and mat-based functional exercise programme that focuses on strengthening and lengthening the deeper muscles. Focused on building strength without bulk, improving flexibility and agility and helping to prevent injury.
A slow-paced reformer class for the mature students. We will focus on Pilates principles and movements with individual modifications.
A fast-paced reformer class combining traditional Pilates with Pilates variations and fitness movements. We will challenge strength and endurance while maintaining and maximizing mobility.
PILATES FOR GOLFERS
This mind-body modality focuses on core strength, flexibility, stability and balance and can improve a player’s golf swing. It helps prevent the types of injuries that plague both amateurs and professional golfers alike.
Hybrid Fitness Area
The MOVEŌ fitness center is spread out among 8,000 square meters of verdant and peaceful land and encompasses a Yoga Barn, an Aerial Yoga outdoor space, a Meditation Room, a Pilates studio, a Fitness Room with TRX, boxing, a 50 meter lap pool for aqua workouts, Jacuzzis, sauna & Hammam and a 500 square meter landscaped park for outdoor exercises.
This workout combines high-energy cardio dance routines with targeted strength training exercises for a total body workout. The movements are designed to build lean muscle and tone arms, legs, glutes and core.
Kickboxing is a variation of Muay Thai being a less combative discipline not allowing strikes with the knees and the elbows, as well as punches and kicks. It helps to reduce stress, improve confidence, and improve posture. It is an ideal Cross-Training workout.
TRX is a full-body strength workout that utilizes a person’s own body weight instead of relying on machines or dumbbells. TRX offers a total-body workout, centered on your core and relying on your body weight.
This workout teaches your body to efficiently use its energy sources for maximum athletic output. Each class is made up of four key drills– agility, speed, power and stamina – combined with periods of rest.
PERSONAL TRAINING SESSION
A fitness professional will measure your aerobic capacity, flexibility, and balance. This helps us provide you with a personalised program to ensure maximum benefit for your retreat.
This physical and mental discipline is known as “the art of eight limbs” because it combines the use of fists, elbows, knees, shins and is associated with a good physical preparation.
You won’t be bored when you do circuit training. This workout gets your heart rate up and strengthens your muscles at the same time.
You’ll move quickly and mindfully through 8-10 exercise stations to work different muscle groups with little to no rest between stations. Each station has a different, equipment and focus.
If you’re looking for a full-body workout, circuit training does the trick. You get the benefits of muscle building and toning along with an intense cardio workout.
Strength training combining aerobic benefits while mindfully creating flexibility and endurance.
Appropriate for those who have taken several basic level classes. This class includes turning / rotation tricks and begins with the use of legs. Wear shorts, bare feet, or socks & sneakers, and boots.
CADILLACT PILATES (PRIVATE SESSION)
The Cadillac, invented by Joseph Pilates, was named after the vehicle of his day because it “has everything and does everything”. Class consists of classical Pilates exercise, emphasizing technique and alignment while offering a challenging and varied full-body workout.