With an aim to offer customized fitness program to wellness enthusiasts, leading destination spa Ananda in the Himalayas, Rishikesh has collaborated with Delhi-based SUMAYA fitness.
After gaining limelight for its holistic wellness approach, Ananda in Himalayas has forayed into fitness industry by collaborating with Delhi-based SUMAYA, to recast its wellness offerings with an enhanced focus on fitness.
Brainchild of renowned fitness expert Sumaya Dalmia, SUMAYA’s core focus is personal training that fits well with Ananda’s philosophy of personalized holistic wellness.Commenting on the pact, Nikhil Kapur, General Manager, Ananda in the Himalayas said, “We strive to continuously evolve the wellness experience at Ananda. This is one such initiative to enhance the fitness aspect in our programs. SUMAYA will bring expertise to help us define and achieve individual fitness goals.”
He further shared, “Besides introducing a completely tailor made fitness schedule within each of our signature wellness programs, we will also offer dedicated fitness and advanced strengthening programs for guests who are fitness enthusiasts. This we believe is a tremendous value-add andour guests will hugely benefit from this.”
Expectedly, Ananda will offer two phase fitness programs initially with SUMAYA.
In the Phase1, which is expected to begin in June 2015, each of Ananda’s wellness programs will include an exclusive fitness consultation with a SUMAYA certified expert. A customized fitness plan will be given to the guests as per the individual’s fitness level need assessed by the expert. Accordingly, a specific goal would be given to the guest that will include dedicated fitness sessions and guidance by the experts along with the proven Ananda practices of Ayurveda, Yoga and Meditation.
Similarly, in Phase2, which would launch in the last quarter of the running year, Ananda and SUMAYA will launch a series of indoor and outdoor intensive fitness camps along with carefully packaged fitness programs to include personalized fitness sessions, complimented by signature Ananda Ayurvedic therapies, Yoga and Meditation.
Sharing her enthusiasm over the tie-up while unveiling the future plans with Ananda, Dalmia said, “This is a unique collaboration where the best personal training team will seamlessly work with the Ananda team, rated amongst the Best Destination Spas to help define and achieve individual fitness goals."
To promote the newly introduced fitness program well, experts at Ananda would undergo for exhaustive fitness training and certification program with SUMAYA.
"With a highly qualified team of professionals we will design customized one-to-one personal training programs for guests at Ananda, to achieve individual goals and address any specific health concerns including rehabilitation, advanced level fitness, weight loss programs, organize outdoor boot camps and more," added she.
Nevertheless, Ananda is upgrading its 16-station state-of-the-art gymnasium currently to offer adequate space for fitness program to its guests.