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AlUla Wellness Festival 2023: Expert-Led Activities Unveiled

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AlUla Moments is thrilled to unveil the lineup for the highly anticipated AlUla Wellness Festival 2023, returning for its third edition from October 19 to November 4.

Renowned for its commitment bringing about the best , this two-week festival promises to take visitors on an extraordinary journey of wellness. Grounded in the rich historical and natural heritage of AlUla, this flagship event offers a diverse range of holistic workshops and activities. International yoga, meditation, and wellness experts, along with local and regional specialists, will guide guests through sensory experiences that rejuvenate the physical, spiritual, mental, and emotional aspects of their lives. In addition to these wellness offerings, the festival celebrates art, culture, and heritage, making it a truly immersive experience. Let’s delve into what this year’s AlUla Wellness Festival has in store for attendees.

The Five Senses Sanctuary Experience:

Date: October 19 to November 5

The heart of the AlUla Wellness Festival lies in the “Five Senses Sanctuary” at AlUla Fresh Farm. Here, attendees will have the opportunity to engage in immersive experiences led by world-class wellness experts. These experiences include rejuvenating yoga sessions, guided meditations, enlightening talks, and mindfulness workshops. The stellar lineup of trainers and experts includes Sarah Farhoud, Sul- Ao Lado, Nassib Bouchebel, Ayman, Yogestu Akasaka, Yogi Dali, Wasaif Alhenaki, Horeya Gashgari, Master Can, and many more. Moreover, renowned speakers Hala Kazim, a Life Educational Coach, and her son Anas Bukhash, an Entrepreneur and Interviewer, will kick off the event with an insightful talk on the first day.

Art Experiences by Yayoi Kusama:

Date: All day beginning October 19

For art enthusiasts, this year’s festival edition presents a unique opportunity to immerse themselves in the mesmerizing Infinity Room by Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama. This one-of-a-kind art installation, set within AlUla’s Al Jadidah District, reflects the profound connection between Kusama’s art and the AlUla landscape. Entry is free, inviting all to experience the magic of Kusama’s art.

Detox Mind, Body & Soul Itineraries:

Date: October 19 to November 4

Carefully curated holistic detox itineraries await festivalgoers seeking to cleanse their mind, body, and soul. These programs grant access to the Five Senses Sanctuary for invigorating yoga sessions, detox-focused meal plans, health consultations, and revitalizing spa treatments.

Heritage Restoration Experience:

Date: October 19 to November 4

Visitors will have the unique opportunity to embrace the heart and soul of AlUla through “voluntourism” initiatives. These collaborative workshops address palm frond waste issues and allow participants to immerse themselves in AlUla’s rich heritage and culture through hands-on experiences.

Eco-Gardening Tourism:

Date: October 19 to November 4

Guests are invited to immerse themselves in the vibrant Oasis environment through an eco-gardening experience. This interactive activity offers the chance to explore the distinctive local flora and fauna, engage with indigenous farmers, and experience the art of sowing seeds firsthand.

Anyah Cooking Classes:

Date: October 19 to March 10

Craft culinary memories with loved ones during chef-led cooking classes at the Anya Cooking Class experience. Drawing inspiration from AlUla’s rich culinary heritage and locally grown produce, Anyah offers four types of live cooking classes suitable for various preferences, including Group Journey, Family Journey, Saudi Coffee Journey, and Romantic Journey for couples.

Couples Retreat:

Date: October 19 to November 4

For couples seeking a deeper connection, the transformative four-night Couples Retreat awaits. Guided by specialized therapists, this retreat includes accommodation, airport pick-up and drop-off, meals, a romantic dinner in a canyon, Hegra Tour, Stargazing, and more, promising a shared journey of reflection and personal growth.

The AlUla Wellness Festival 2023 offers a blend of wellness, culture, art, and heritage, making it an event like no other. With a diverse range of experiences catering to various interests and preferences, this festival promises to rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul while immersing you in the rich tapestry of AlUla’s history and natural beauty. Don’t miss the chance to be a part of this extraordinary wellness journey from October 19 to November 4.

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