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Unveiling transformative wellness experiences at THE OZEN COLLECTION’s Maldives Resorts



THE OZEN COLLECTION invites wellness enthusiasts to discover upcoming transformative experiences at its two Maldives resorts, OZEN RESERVE BOLIFUSHI and OZEN LIFE MAADHOO. Positioned as sanctuaries of tranquility and inspiration, both resorts boast expansive wellness complexes, featuring the ELE | NA Elements of Nature spa and wellness at their core.

Immerse yourself in a world of well-being through complimentary group sessions, expertly guided by practitioners with a wealth of knowledge and experience. These sessions create a communal space for like-minded individuals, fostering connections and a sense of unity amid the breathtaking beauty of the Maldives.

For those seeking a more personalized experience, private sessions are available, allowing guests to tailor their well-being journey to address specific goals, whether it be stress relief, spiritual exploration, or physical rejuvenation.

Visiting Practitioners at OZEN RESERVE BOLIFUSHI

Michelle Saudan (December 5th, 2023 – January 5th, 2024): Renowned wellness expert Michelle Saudan, founder of Dubai-Based Amanzi Wellbeing, will grace OZEN RESERVE BOLIFUSHI. With a focus on expanding awareness of Africa’s Unique Wellness Assets, Michelle integrates modalities such as meditation, sound healing, breathwork, and Somatic practices to guide individuals, couples, and groups on a transformative journey toward healing and self-discovery.

Paul Emery (January 13th, 2024 – February 28th, 2024): From overcoming severe anxiety in his own life to being recognized with the ‘AsiaSpa Holistic Treatment of the Year’ award, Paul Emery brings 35 years of global wellness exploration to OZEN RESERVE BOLIFUSHI. His expertise, showcased through ‘The Mind & Body Wellbeing Experience’ and ‘Emer-gizes’ Holistic Exercise Experience, is dedicated to helping individuals achieve confidence, peace, and holistic well-being.

Visiting Practitioners at OZEN LIFE MAADHOO

Rayan Ezzedine (December 2, 2023 – January 2, 2024): Levantine Energy Healer Rayan Ezzedine, founder of Soullighters in Beirut, transitions from international development to holistic practice. Specializing in energy readings, chakra balancing, reiki, hypnotherapy, and more, Rayan aims to identify blocks and promote long-term self-healing for a global clientele.

Bekezela Patience Ndlovu (January 3rd, 2024 – February 3rd, 2024): With nearly two decades of experience and internationally accredited certifications, Bekezela Patience Ndlovu offers therapies rooted in African heritage at OZEN LIFE MAADHOO. Specializing in Usui Reiki, Colour Therapy, and Wellness for Cancer, Bekezela invites guests to experience indigenous therapies that blend ancestral wisdom for inner peace and wellness.

Stefano Beconcini (March 3rd, 2024 – April 3rd, 2024): Physicist and expert in Biomechanics and Manual Therapies, Stefano Beconcini, will be at OZEN LIFE MAADHOO, focusing on reorganizing the balance and movement of the human body to promote health. With a hands-on approach, Stefano’s therapeutic bodywork aims to reduce chronic muscle pain and enhance overall well-being.

Embark on a Journey of Self-Discovery with ELE|NA

ELE|NA invites guests to embark on a journey of self-discovery, healing, and well-being with these distinguished practitioners. Do not miss the opportunity to experience their transformative services at OZEN RESERVE BOLIFUSHI and OZEN LIFE MAADHOO. For more information or to book a session, visit or connect with them at


Elevate your career with ELE|NA Wellness Academy’s courses in Maldives



Step into a world of unparalleled opportunity and professional growth with ELE|NA Wellness Academy’s distinguished wellness education programmes, set amidst the breathtaking landscapes of OBLU XPERIENCE Ailafushi in the Maldives. As a proud member of Atmosphere Wellness Pvt. Ltd., ELE|NA distinguishes itself as one of the rare spa management companies globally with its own training academy. The academy operates year-round, offering hands-on training, access to the latest wellness research, and best practices. The objective is clear: to educate and empower therapists, transforming them into wellness professionals who set a new standard of excellence within the competitive spa and wellness industry.

The courses are meticulously designed to empower and equip you with the essential skills and knowledge needed to thrive in the competitive wellness industry. Whether you are looking to start your journey as a beginner massage therapist certified by CIBTAC or enhance your practice with advanced sound healing techniques led by visiting expert from UK, Carly Chamberlain, the expert-led training programmes cater to your aspirations for the year 2024.

Discover the 7-Day Beginner Massage Course

Immerse yourself in our comprehensive seven-day beginner massage course, crafted to instill mastery in diverse massage techniques. Learn under the guidance of international trainers renowned for their expertise and gain hands-on experience in an environment that harmoniously blends education with serenity.

Global Recognition: Earn a respected certification that opens doors to global opportunities. Enjoy a 50% discount if you register by July 31st, 2024. Train amidst the tranquility of OBLU XPERIENCE Ailafushi, enhancing your learning experience with unparalleled beauty and peace.

Embark on the 2-Day Sound Healing Course

Delve into the transformative world of sound healing with our intensive two-day course. Learn to harness the therapeutic power of sound frequencies under the mentorship of industry-leading experts. Become certified and position yourself as a pioneer in the dynamic field of holistic wellness.

Expert Guidance: Learn from seasoned professionals at the forefront of sound healing practices. Receive a detailed training manual, access to online refresh sessions, and practical insights to excel in sound therapy. Secure your place at the discounted rate of USD 495+ before prices increase.

Master Anatomy & Physiology for Holistic Wellness

Build a solid foundation with the Anatomy and Physiology course, available both online and locally. Tailored to meet the demands of modern wellness practitioners, this course ensures you have the essential knowledge to excel in your career.

Flexibility: Opt for online learning or attend classes locally, accommodating your schedule and preferences. Benefit from personalised attention and guidance from dedicated instructors. Immerse yourself in a curriculum that integrates theoretical knowledge with practical applications.

Embark on a personalised journey where each student’s interests, goals, and aspirations shape a tailored developmental path. The training goals are dedicated to enhancing lives and well-being, ensuring that every student and their future clients experience a transformative and fulfilling wellness journey.

Elevate your career with ELE|NA Wellness Academy and join a community committed to excellence in wellness education. Graduates stand out, equipped with the knowledge and skills acquired through practitioner-led courses that are internationally accredited by CIBTAC. This accreditation ensures that the graduates receive the gold standard in training and certification, reinforcing the commitment to excellence in every aspect of the academy. By choosing ELE|NA Wellness Academy, students embark on a journey that transcends conventional education, fostering a profound connection between nature, tradition, and the global standards of the spa and wellness industry.

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Celebrating International Yoga Day at Kuramathi Maldives



On June 21st, 2024, Kuramathi embraced the spirit of International Yoga Day with a diverse array of activities that catered to all ages and interests. From sunrise to sunset, guests immersed themselves in various yoga disciplines and mindfulness practises, enhancing both physical vitality and inner peace.

The day began energetically with Hatha, Vinyasa, Ashtanga, and Dynamic Yoga sessions at the Yoga Pavillion from 7:00 AM to 8:00 AM, where participants connected breath with movement. For younger guests, the morning continued with a specially designed Kids Yoga session at the Yoga Pavilion from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM. Led by an experienced instructor, the young yogis explored yoga through interactive poses inspired by animals, fostering focus, self-awareness, and emotional regulation.

As the day progressed, guests gathered at the Sand Bank for Pranayama & Meditation from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM, where the tranquil setting complemented the practise of deep breathing and mindfulness. Here, amidst the natural beauty of Kuramathi, participants found moments of tranquillity and introspection, concluding the day on a serene note.

Throughout the celebration, children also engaged in creative activities at Bageecha Kids Club such as Yoga Freeze Dance, Yoga Art, and Beach activities integrated with yoga games. These initiatives not only promoted physical activity and teamwork but also nurtured creativity and a deeper connection to yoga beyond the mat.

International Yoga Day at Kuramathi was not just a series of events but a holistic experience that encouraged guests of all ages to explore the transformative benefits of yoga, fostering well-being in mind, body, and spirit amidst the stunning backdrop of the Maldives.

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Kuda Villingili Resort wins Best Wellness Resort title at Global Wellness Day 2024



Kuda Villingili Resort, Maldives has announced its victory in the Best Wellness Resort competition held during Global Wellness Day 2024. The highly anticipated event, endorsed by the Ministry of Tourism and sponsored by COSMERC, took place on June 8, 2024. This accolade is a testament to Kuda Villingili’s commitment to wellness and its innovative approach to embracing nature.

The competition saw participation from 73 resorts, with 15 finalists presenting their celebrations to a panel of esteemed judges. The judges included industry experts and representatives from the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Tourism. The evaluation criteria focused on the event’s outline, relevance to the #MAGENTANATURE theme, activity engagement, guest interaction, and the quality of event documentation through videos and photos.

Kuda Villingili Resort Maldives’ Global Wellness Day 2024 celebrations embodied the theme “Living in Harmony with Nature,” inviting guests and ambassadors to reconnect with the natural world. The three-day programme, from June 8 to June 10, offered a variety of activities designed to enhance physical and mental well-being while fostering a deep connection with nature.

The celebrations began at sunrise on June 8 with a beach yoga session, allowing guests and ambassadors to breathe in the ocean air and soak in the morning sun. This was followed by healthy drinks and an elevated organic breakfast buffet at The Restaurant. Guests and ambassadors participated in an immersive nature walk, learning about the island’s flora and its benefits to both humans and the environment. From hugging a banyan tree to estimate its age and discussing the many spiritual beliefs in different cultures related to the banyan tree to drinking freshly picked coconut from the island’s many coconut palms, the nature walk was a major highlight. The walk concluded with tree planting at Thundi Beach, which commemorated GWD 2024. A total of 8 different trees were planted, including a waterapple (Jamburoalu), beach heliotrope (Boashi gas), frangipani (Gulchampaa), iron wood (Kuredhi) and beach gardenia (Uni gas)making the already green paths of Kuda Villingili even more lush and soothing.

The spa team instructed guests and ambassadors on how to prepare Maldivian scrubs and talked about the advantages of using ocean water, coconut oil, and natural herbs in traditional Maldivian medicine. The fitness team hosted an outdoor fitness bootcamp, and expert yogis led outdoor yoga sessions. For children, the Kuda Fiyo Kids Club offered well-being walks, nature scavenger hunts, mini-Olympics, and nature-inspired arts and crafts.

Dr. Jayantha Karunarathne, Senior Medical Officer, Wellness Speaker, and Wellness Coach, praised Kuda Villingili’s efforts: “The team at Kuda Villingili truly embodied the concept of ‘Living in Harmony with Nature.’ Their impressive dedication and innovative approach set them apart, making them well-deserved winners of this competition. I look forward to seeing their continued success in the 2025 Global Wellness Day Best Resort event.”

Kuda Villingili Resort Maldives takes pride in this recognition and remains committed to delivering exceptional wellness experiences for both its guests and ambassadors. Following this win, the Kuda Villingili Resort celebrated with a barefoot walking marathon for the ambassadors and a special dinner, lifting the team’s spirits and emphasising the importance of a healthy ambassadors team that diligently serves and delivers its guests with exceptional, high-quality, luxury service. This award underscores the resort’s commitment to sustainable luxury and holistic well-being and also motivates it to further enhance and establish more wellness services and facilities on its sunny shores.

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