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AL WADI YOGA EXPERIENCE

The ancient tradition of Yoga, which means harmonic union, is both a philosophical system and a science that offer us the opportunity to deepen our self-awareness and maintaining physical and mental well-being through physical movement, breathing and meditation. Our in-house yogi suggests an extensive list of yoga variations to ensure you find the perfect type suited to your condition and preferences.

Beginner’s Yoga

Basic Yoga | 60 minutes | AED 100+
This session, perfect for beginners, begins with basic Pranayama (breathing) techniques to calm the mind and simple stretching to ease the bodily tension in the joints and muscles. It can enhance the mind and body, leading to inner peace.

Sunrise & Sunset Yoga | 60 minutes | AED 120+
Energising the body, mind and spirit, Sunrise Yoga is conducted in a sequence of yoga postures performed as one continuous exercise. The session starts off slow and builds speed to create a fast flow. This graceful sequence is also known as “Sun Salutation Yoga”.

Sunset yoga combines meditative and yoga postures with different relaxation techniques. Meditation provides your mind with a method of focus to keep you in the present.
Meditation includes: 

  • Om Meditation - Om meditation is one of the mantra meditation. Mantra repetition helps to maintain a blank state of mind. By chanting the mantra, it helps to tune the mind.
  • Yoga Nidra Meditation - Yoga Nidra sometimes known as ‘Yogic sleep’, is a state of deep relaxation in which you intentionally enter the stillness of deep sleep, yet paradoxically remain awake in a state of supreme stillness and insight. This process of awareness is extremely beneficial, both for releasing stress, and for experiencing the joy of subtler spiritual explorations or experiences.

Advance/Intermediate Yoga

Hatha Yoga | 90 minutes | AED 120+
Hatha Yoga is based on classic and ancient practices introduced in the 15th century India. It encourages proper alignment of the body and calming of the mind through relaxation and meditation. A combination of different postures (asanas) with controlled breathing exercises to bring a sense of balance and strength.

Ashtanga Yoga | 60 minutes | AED 120+
This method of Yoga involves synchronised breathing with a progressive series of postures. The purpose is to create heat in the body which leads to purifying perspiration that detoxifies internal organs and removes body toxins. The result is improved circulation, a light and strong body and a calm mind.

Meditation and Relaxing Yoga | 60 minutes | AED 120+
The practice combines meditative and yoga postures with different relaxation and breathing techniques. Meditation calms your mind and provides inner peace. The meditation includes Om meditation, So Ham meditation, Yoga Nidra meditation and relaxing breathing techniques.

Special Yoga

Prenatal Yoga | 60 minutes | AED 120+
It is advised to begin prenatal yoga after your 1st trimester. Yoga can help increase your overall comfort and also ease many discomforts of pregnancy such as nausea, constipation, varicose veins, swelling, and back pain. It will also concentrate on deep breathing techniques to support the birthing process.

Postnatal Yoga | 60 minutes | AED 120+
ostnatal Yoga class is an excellent way to support the body’s recovery after birth. It is recommended 1 month after normal delivery, or 3 months after caesarian. Classes will focus on rebuilding strength in the abdomen, back, and pelvic muscles, relaxation, and toning.

Weight Reduction Yoga | 60 minutes | AED 120+
In this class, you will learn special yogic postures, breathing exercises, mudras and yogic techniques designed to tone your body and enhance metabolism in a natural way. It helps to improve your physical well-being, and decrease your stress levels. These are physical and mental benefits of yoga for weight loss.

Yoga for Sportsman | 60 minutes | AED 120+
This Yoga class improves and complements the performance of an athlete. The yogic techniques increases the flexibility of the muscles thus helpful in preventing injuries or stress on the muscles. Yoga postures tones, stretches, strengthens the body and also boosts the immun system.

Therapeutic Yoga | 60 minutes | AED 120+
Therapeutic Yoga blends restorative yoga, gentle yoga, breath-work and guided meditation techniques combined in a way that it is beneficial for those who needed a gentle yet effective for bringing the body into balance and reducing stress.

Yoga Schedules

Group Session | (3-8 participants) | AED 100+ per person
Private Session | (max. 2 participants) | Prices depend on choice of Yoga sessions.

Thursdays - Tuesdays

All Levels Intermediate

6 a.m. – 7 a.m.

Sunrise Yoga -

9 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Yoga -
3 p.m. – 4 p.m. - Meditation & Relaxing Yoga*
5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Sunset Yoga/Meditation -

*Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, A Ritz-Carlton partner Resort in-house guest can enjoy Group Sessions from 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. at Yoga pavilion everyday (except Wednesdays) at AED 55 per person.

Yoga Venues

  • Yoga Pavilion located next to the gym
  • The Sunrise and Sunset Yoga (subject to weather conditions)

Points to Note

FOR YOUR COMFORT:

  • Yoga is best practiced with an empty stomach.
  • Please arrive at least 5 to 10 minutes before the class commences.
  • Please refrain from joining the class if you are more than 10 minutes late.
  • Wear comfortable, lightweight clothing that is flexible and non-binding.
  • Inform the Yoga instructor prior to commencement of class if you have any health conditions such as neck, back, or joint injuries, recent surgery, high blood pressure, pregnancy, etc. 
  • For the comfort of others, please refrain from wearing perfume or cologne and turn off all cell phones.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • To avoid disappointment, advance reservation is strongly recommended.
  • Private Sessions are available from 11am to 6pm (requests for earlier time slots are subject to availability).
  • Availability of sessions and prices are subject to change without prior notice.
  • Sessions may be cancelled without prior notice due to insufficient participants or adverse weather conditions.
  • For more information, please contact the Spa Reception at ext. 5705 or 5706.

Fitness at Al Wadi

Our Fitness Center is open 24 hours, and offers the following equipment:

  • Recline bike
  • Synchro/cross trainer
  • Wave
  • Treadmill
  • Lat Machine
  • Chest Machine
  • Shoulder Press
  • Leg Curl
  • Leg Extension
  • Crunch Bench
  • Adjustable Bench
  • Kinesis
  • Exercise mats
  • Exercise balls
  • Exercise steps
  • Dumb bells- 4 -26 kgs

Personal Training for fitness is available. 
For bookings, please contact the Spa Reception on +971 72067777 

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