Travel & Fitness: Move this Ramadan with Four Season Hotels

Stay fit during Ramadan

There are regular travellers, and travellers that needs their fitness in whilst of the road. As avid active travellers, fitting in a workout during our luxury stay is a must, mostly when you stay at properties with great facilities and activities conducted by their fitness teams. If you are a muslim and do Ramadan or happen to simply be in vacation in any of their participating Middle East and Africa properties, you will be able to enjoy free fitness activities, part of their “Move this Ramadan” campaign.

Move this Ramadan

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts launched this Ramadan wellbeing campaign in 2017 with the goal of bringing people together to walk, jog and stretch their way to a healthy Ramadan. Workouts offered are light and enjoyable, which is perfect for those who are fasting.

Each property hosts weekly wellness activities led by their resident Four Seasons fitness expert. There will be jogging, yoga, stretching, strolls, and more, all curated based on the local climates and activity levels that are appropriate when fasting.

Global Wellness Day on 9 June 2018

Their campaign coincides with the Global Wellness Day which focuses on living well, both physically and spiritually. Four Seasons will organize locally special events as part of the campaign to celebrate the occasion.

#MoveThisRamadan

For this campaign, 15 Four Seasons from the Middle East and North Africa are participating, including properties in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Istanbul, Baku, Maldives, Langkawi, Jakarta, etc. Note that anyone can join and you do not need to be a guest to be part of these free classes. Just make sure to book in advance!

Move This Ramadan Schedule

Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach (UAE)

  • Activity 1:  “Run Mummy Run” with Dalibor Vidojevic, Personal Trainer.
    When: 5:00pm every Sunday (20th, 27th May; 3rd, 10th June)
    Booking: Contact the Spa on +974 4 270 7777
    Meet at front of the resort
  • Activity 2: “Guided Meditation”
    When:6:15pm – 7:00pm every Tuesdays
    Booking: Contact the Spa on +974 4 270 7777
    At the Indoor Pool at The Pearl Spa

Four Seasons Hotel DIFC (UAE)

  • Activity 1: “City Striders” jog around the DIFC neighbourhood with Dalibor Vidojevic, Personal Trainer.
    When: 6:00pm every Thursday
    Booking: Contact the Spa on +971 4 506 0333
    Meet at the front of the hotel on ground level

Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island (UAE)

  • Activity: 2km group walk/jog/shuffle and light exercise led by Maria Moskalenko, Fitness Instructor. All participants who attend at least one session will receive a complimentary 30-minute treatment at Dahlia Spa.
    When: 6:00pm on Sundays (20th, 27th May; 3rd June) and 6:00pm Saturday (9th June)
    Booking: Contact the concierge on +971 2 333 2222 or email [email protected]

Four Seasons Hotel Amman (Jordan)

  • Activity 1: 40-minute stretching and light exercise with Ahmad Najjar, Personal Trainer.
    When: 5:30pm every Monday (21st, 28th May; 4th, 11th June) and Wednesday (16th, 23rd, 30th May; 6th, 13th June)
    Booking: Contact the Spa on +962 6 550 5555

Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay

  • Activity 1: 30-minute reflective meditation (ladies only) in the Yasmine Lounge/Female Spa.
    When: 5:45pm – 6:15pm every Monday (21st, 28th May; 4th, 11th June)
    Booking: Book via the hotel on +973 17115000
  • Activity 2: 30-minute reflective meditation (gents only) in the Royal Majlis/Lobby.
    When: 5:45pm – 6:15pm every Tuesday (15th, 22nd, 29th May; 5th, 12th June)
    Booking: Book via the hotel on +973 1711 5000

After each 30-minute long meditation session, fresh yoghurt and Bateel dates will be served to break the fast. Guests then can proceed to the Ramadan Tent to enjoy Iftar with family and friends.

Four Seasons Hotel Baku (Azerbajan)

  • Activity 1: A 30 to 40 minute jog and stretching at Baku Boulevard and gym lobby with Victoria.
    When: Every day throughout Ramadan just before sunset
    Booking: Contact the Spa on +994 12 404 24 24

Four Seasons Hotel Beirut (Lebanon)

  • Activity 1: Roof-top yoga class (30 minutes)
    When: 9:00am daily from 15th – 19th May
    Booking: Contact the Spa on +961 176 1000
  • Activity 2: A daily walking tour of Downtown Beirut (30 minutes).
    When: 8:00am daily from 20th – 26th May
    Booking: Contact the Spa on +961 176 1000
  • Activity 3: A jog along the Beirut Corniche (20 minutes).
    When: 8:00am daily from 27th May – 2nd June
    Booking: Contact the Spa on +961 176 1000
  • Activity 4: Fitness Class (45 minutes).
    When: 8:00am daily from 3rd June – 16th June
    Booking: Contact the Spa on +961 176 1000

Four Seasons Hotel Casablanca (Morocco)

  • Activity: Aerobics and stretching (45 minutes) with Youness Lasis, Fitness Coach.
    When: 5:00 pm every Wednesday (16th, 23rd, 30th May; 6th, 13th June)
    Booking: Contact the Spa on +212 529 073 700

Four Seasons Resort Marrakech (Morocco)

  • Activity 1: Cross-fit class in the Resort gardens led by Karim and Yassine. Classes cost 250 MAD per person.
    When: 6:45pm Thursday (17th, 24th, 31st May; 7th June) and Sunday (20th, 27th May; 3rd, 10th June)
    Booking: Contact the Spa on +212 524 359 200
  • Activity 2: Yoga class in the Resort gardens led by Jessica Satherley. Classes cost 300 MAD per person.
    When: 9:00am Tuesday (22nd, 29th May; 5th June) and Saturday (19th, 26th May; 2nd, 9th June)
    Booking: Contact the Spa on +212 524 359 200

Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus (Turkey)

  • Activity 1: Yoga group class.
    When: 6:45pm every Monday (21st, 28th May; 4th, 11th June) and Friday (18th, 25th May; 1st, 8th June)
    Booking: Contact the Hotel on +90 212 381 4000
  • Activity 2: Zumba and yoga class on Global Wellness Day.
    When: Upon request on Saturday 9th June
    Booking: Contact the Hotel on +90 212 381 4000

Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta (Indonesia)

  • Activity 1: Power Balancing Activity – a light exercise that combines stretching, strength training, flexibility and body balancing.
    When: 4:30pm every Saturday (19th, 26th May; 2nd, 9th June) and Sunday (20th, 27th May; 3rd, 10th June)
    Booking: Contact the Spa on +62 21 2277 1888
  • Activity 2: Sunset yoga class on Global Wellness Day
    When: 4:00pm on Saturday 9th June
    Booking: Contact the Spa on +62 21 2277 1888

Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa

  • Activity 1: 45-minute Stand-up Paddle Board Yoga.
    When: 9:00 – 10:00am everyday
    Booking: Email reservations at: [email protected]

Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru

  • Activity 1: 120-minute Anti-Gravity Yoga.
    When: 1:30am to 1:30pm everyday
    Booking: Email reservations at: [email protected]
    Activity 2: 75-minute Spa Yoga Energy Trail.
    When: 5:30am to 6:45pm everyday
    Booking: Email reservations at: [email protected]

Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh at Kingdom Centre (Saudi Arabia)

  • Activity 1: 45-minute Thai bo class (boxing) with Muzaffar.
    When: 5:00pm every Monday (21st, 28th May; 4th, 11th June)
    Booking: Contact the Spa on +966 11 211 5738
  • Activity 2: 45-minute cross-fit class with Bahloul.
    When: 5:00pm every Wednesday (16th, 23rd, 30th May; 6th, 13th June)
    Booking: Contact the Spa on +966 11 211 5738
  • Activity 3: Global Wellness Day – 45-minute cross-fit class.
    When: 3:30pm on Saturday 9th June
    Booking: Contact the Spa on +966 11 211 5738
  • Activity 4: Global Wellness Day – 45-minute body pump class.
    When: 4:15pm on Saturday 9th June
    Booking: Contact the Spa on +966 11 211 5738
  • Activity 5: Global Wellness Day – Sunset Tai Chi class with Chen Chaoyang.
    When: 5:00pm on Saturday 9th June
    Booking: Contact the Spa on +966 11 211 5738

Four Seasons Hotel Tunis (Tunisia) 

  • Activity 1: One-hour trail walk around the hotel garden with Coach Pierre Habert.
    When: Every day throughout Ramadan at 8am
    Booking: Contact the Spa on +216 31 260 000

Ma'a as-salaama


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