Six Senses Home Office, Bangkok – 9 September 2013
Oman’s Leading Spa Resort* Six Senses Zighy Bay welcomes the return of internationally acclaimed “Queen of Pilates”** Lynne Robinson. Her Pilates retreat will run from 7th through 10th November, 2013 for in house guests of the beach resort. Guests can join intimate group mat-work classes, including a nightly starlight session atop the Spa’s open-air pavilion. Limited private sessions are also on offer for the most bespoke personal workout available in the region. Private sessions will focus on one of three modes: Pilates for motherhood; Pilates for sports performance; Pilates for relaxation.***
Lynne Robinson is renowned for the quality and detail of her teaching. Originally a school teacher, Lynne discovered Pilates in 1992. After completing her training, she resolved to make Pilates as accessible as possible to the typical person by creating a completely new approach. As a result, she founded Body Control Pilates in 1996. This breadth of experience honed her ability to ensure, regardless of a student’s level of fitness or Pilates experience, everyone can get the most from his or her Pilates sessions.
Lynne’s clients have included Hugh Grant, Liz Hurley, Sophie Dahl and Pat Cash as well as top sports teams. She has worked with Chelsea Football Club for several years, teaching first-team players and helping with injury rehabilitation. Lynne is proud to be a Visiting Wellness Practitioner at Six Senses Zighy Bay since 2011.
Steve Harvey, Director of Spa and Wellness at Six Senses Zighy Bay raves about Lynne’s fourth return to the Spa’s holistic calendar of Wellness experts: “Lynne’s fourth retreat launches our 2013-14 season of Wellness expertise. Guests rave about her teaching prowess and style, the ease of the lessons, the clarity of developing an at-home workout routine, and the sustainable results.”
The Spa’s holistic calendar is a fundamental support to the resort’s five Wellness programmes.**** Launched in 2011, guests can subscribe to three, five and seven day programmes: Sense of Detox; Sense of Functional Fitness; Sense of DeStress; Sense of Oman; Sense of Adventure. Each programme begins with a Wellness consultation with Steve Harvey, includes hideaway accommodation, daily breakfast, two organic juices from the Spa’s juice bar, access to daily wellness activities, access to the Spa facilities (including the outdoor Jungle Gym), in addition to the prescribed treatments and training inclusions.
Visiting Practitioner Lynne Robinson
Six Senses Zighy Bay- Spa Entrance
Six Senses Zighy Bay- Spa Reception
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Notes to Editor:
* Six Senses Zighy Bay was awarded by the World Travel Awards in 2012 and 2013 as Oman’s Leading Spa Resort.
** The title was bestowed on Lynne Robinson by The Times [UK].
*** Group lessons are available daily at 17:00 and 18:15 at the rate of 30 OMR per person, per class. Private lessons are available daily at 09:15 and 10:00 at the rate of 90 OMR per person, per class. Villas are available starting at USD 1,039 per night, based on double occupancy and including daily breakfast. ****Wellness programmes begin at USD 1,965 per person, including nightly accommodation and daily breakfast. Prices are subject to 9% government tax and 8.4% resort service charge.
About Six Senses Zighy Bay
Six Senses Zighy Bay is located on the northern Musandam Peninsula in the Sultanate of Oman. The setting of these 82 authentic, village-style pool villas is spectacular, guarded by the dramatic Hajar Mountains and private sandy beach.
Guests have a diverse selection of memorable dining experiences from a mountain top restaurant serving international cuisine together with spectacular views, to regional specialties at the Shua Shack, Vinotheque and Wine Cellar. For a change of pace, in-villa dining is an intimate and most enjoyable experience, which personal butlers will be pleased to arrange.
Six Senses Spa at Six Senses Zighy Bay is a refuge for mind and body, a sanctuary of ultimate wellbeing committed to delivering integrated wellness experiences. The spa combines peace, tranquillity, fitness and health with ancient and modern holistic treatments from expert in-house and visiting wellness practitioners.
Adventures start with paraglide arrival into Zighy Bay and allow guests to experience the culture of Oman with the buzz of chic a lifestyle. Dhow cruises, trekking, mountain biking or rock climbing and customised tours suit both the active guest and the guest who prefers to sit back and relax - taking in all that this rich and vibrant culture has to offer.
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Six Senses: A focus on the incredible natural beauty of locations, together with generous personal spaces, constantly creates something new to discover. Six Senses offers individual style with a unique and diverse design personality, plus a strong sense of community.
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