SOUL Festival announces 2024 program in Soneva Fushi in the Maldives’ Baa Atoll

  • SOUL Festival - Group Qi Gong on the Beach1
  • Soneva Fushi - Private Sandbank Dinner_Richard Waite1
  • Soneva Fushi - Destination Dining at SOUL Festival_ Dining _Julia Neeson for Soneva. All Images must be credited and cannot be altered.
  • Soneva Fushi - Private Sandbank Dinner_Richard Waite
  • Soneva Fushi - Soneva SOUL_Moosa Haleem @moseshalym for Soneva. All images must be credited.
  • Soneva Fushi - Soneva SOUL 2023_ Small Group Workshops_Aminath Haneen Siddiq for Soneva. All Images must be credited and cannot be altered.
  • Soneva Fushi - Soneva SOUL 2023_ Small Group Workshops_Aminath Haneen Siddiq for Soneva. All Images must be credited and cannot be altered.1
  • Soneva Fushi - SOUL Festival _Amp Sripimanwat for Soneva. All Images must be credited and cannot be altered.1
  • Soneva Fushi - SOUL Festival 2023_ Meditation and Yoga Group Sessions_Moosa Haleem for Soneva. All Images must be credited and cannot be altered.
  • Soneva Fushi - SOUL Festival 2023_ Innovative Plant-Based Dining_Aminath Haneen Siddiq for Soneva. All Images must be credited and cannot be altered.
  • Soneva Fushi - SOUL Festival 2023_ Speaker Panel_Benjarong Seema for Soneva. All Images must be credited and cannot be altered.
  • Soneva Fushi - SOUL Festival 2023_Aminath Haneen Siddiq for Soneva. All Images must be credited and cannot be altered.
  • Soneva Fushi - SOUL Festival 2023_Benjarong Seema for Soneva. All Images must be credited and cannot be altered.
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  • Soneva Fushi - SOUL Festival 2023_Aminath Haneen Siddiq for Soneva. All Images must be credited and cannot be altered.13
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  • Soneva Fushi - SOUL Festival 2023_Aminath Haneen Siddiq for Soneva. All Images must be credited and cannot be altered.8
  • Soneva Fushi - SOUL Festival 2023_Aminath Haneen Siddiq for Soneva. All Images must be credited and cannot be altered.7
  • Soneva Fushi - SOUL Festival 2023_Aminath Haneen Siddiq for Soneva. All Images must be credited and cannot be altered.6
  • Soneva Fushi - SOUL Festival 2023_Aminath Haneen Siddiq for Soneva. All Images must be credited and cannot be altered.5
  • Soneva Fushi - SOUL Festival 2023_Aminath Haneen Siddiq for Soneva. All Images must be credited and cannot be altered.4
  • Soneva Fushi - SOUL Festival 2023_Benjarong Seema for Soneva. All Images must be credited and cannot be altered.1
  • Soneva Fushi - SOUL Festival 2023_Benjarong Seema for Soneva. All Images must be credited and cannot be altered.3
  • Soneva Fushi - SOUL Festival 2023_Moosa Haleem for Soneva. All Images must be credited and cannot be altered.
  • Soneva Fushi - SOUL Festival 2023_Moosa Haleem for Soneva. All Images must be credited and cannot be altered.2
  • SOUL Festival - Alan Dolan Breath Coach Session
  • SOUL Festival - Group Qi Gong on the Beach
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    The luxury island hideaway, Soneva Fushi in the Maldives’ Baa Atoll UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, plays host to the highly anticipated SOUL Festival 2024 from 9-13 October with a truly promising program.

    The festival will be a platform for discussion and discovery into the ‘Future of Wellness’, complemented by music, art, and culture alongside nourishing dining.

    SOUL Festival Island Exploration - Moosa Haleem

    SOUL Festival Island Exploration – Moosa Haleem

    The list of SOUL Festival 2024 speakers include:

    • Zach Bush – internal medicine and endocrine physician
    • Dr. Nasha Winters – oncology specialist
    • Eric Edmeades – author and wellness entrepreneur
    • Dr. Ahmed Elsakka – metabolic therapies specialist
    • Katrina Le Blanc – professor of clinical stem cell research at Karolinska Institute
    • Jeffrey Rediger – physician, best-selling author and speaker
    • Jamie Wheal – peak performance expert and founder of the Flow Genome Project
    • Anders Olsson – author and founder of Conscious Breathing
    • Bryan Hubbard – journalist and publisher
    • Irina Sharma – health and wellness cultivator and media personality
    • Julie Webster – co-founder and head of performance for the Flow Genome Project
    • Cilau Valadez – Huichol artist
    • Gabriel Olszewski – CEO of Sanctum
    • Ibu Robin Lim – midwife and founder of Yayasan Bumi Sehat
    • Luuk Melisse – founder of Sanctum
    • Lynne McTaggart – alternative medicine author
    • Marcel Hof – breathwork and ice bath specialist
    Soneva Fushi - SOUL Festival 2023 - Moosa Haleem

    Soneva Fushi – SOUL Festival 2023 – Moosa Haleem

    SOUL Festival 2024 program

    Wednesday, 9 October

    • (All day) Leisure time: enjoy signature treatments and wellness offerings or explore Soneva Fushi’s beaches, watersports, and other enriching experiences.
    Soneva Fushi - SOUL Festival 2023 - Benjarong Seema

    Soneva Fushi – SOUL Festival 2023 – Benjarong Seema

    Thursday, 10 October

    • (8-9am) Morning Body Movement with Sanctum on the Sandbank
    • (9-9.55am) Breakfast at Mihiree Mithaa
    • (9.55-10am) Welcome address by Sonu Shivdasana and Dr. Lilly-Marie Blecher at Down to Earth
    • (10-11am) The Biology of Presence with Zach Bush at Down to Earth
    • (11.15am-12.15pm) The Future of Healthcare and the Keys to Longevity with Dr. Nasha Winters at Down to Earth
    • (12.15-3pm) Lunch at Out of the Sea
    • (2-3pm) Human MRI: Ayurvedic Pulse Diagnosis with Dr. GN Lakshman at Soneva Soul
    • (3-3.45pm) The Transformative Power of Breath with Marcel Hof, Anders Olsson, and Julie Webster at Down to Earth
    • (4.5-5.30pm) The art of Healing: The Role of Art in Maintaining a Healthy Life with Cilau Valadez, Julie Webster, and Luuk Melisse at Down to Earth
    • (5.30-6.15pm) Leisure time
    • (6.15-9pm) Wellness dinner at Shades of Green
    Soneva Fushi - SOUL Festival 2023 - Aminath Haneen Siddiq

    Soneva Fushi – SOUL Festival 2023 – Aminath Haneen Siddiq

    Friday, 11 October

    • (8-9am) Authentic Movement Session by Soneva Soul at the Turtle Beach Champa
    • (8-9am) The Hof Method: Breathwork and Ice Bath with Marcel Hof at Soneva Soul
    • (9-10am) Breakfast at Mihiree Mithaa
    • (10-11am) Treat the True Cause: The Healing of Identity with Jamie Wheal at Down to Earth
    • (11.15am-12.15pm) The Evolution Gap: Healing the Disconnect Between Our Slow Biological Evolution and Our Rapid Pace of Innovation with Eric Edmeades at Down to Earth
    • (12.15pm-3pm) Lunch at Mihiree Mithaa
    • (2-3pm) Wixárika Arts Talk and Demonstration with Cilau Valadez at Villa 11
    • (3-4pm) The Power of Eight: Harnessing the Power of Group Intention with Lynne McTaggart at Down to Earth
    • (4.15-5.45pm) What Doctors Don’t Tell You: Panel Discussion hosted by Bryan Hubbard in conversation with Zach Bush, Dr. Nasha Winters, Dr. Ahmed Elsakka, and Ibu Robin Lim at Down to Earth
    • (5.45-6.30pm) Sunset cocktails at Out of the Blue with a live DJ performance
    • (6.30-9.30pm) Dinner at Out of the Blue
    Soneva Fushi - SOUL Festival 2023 - Aminath Haneen Siddiq

    Soneva Fushi – SOUL Festival 2023 – Aminath Haneen Siddiq

    Saturday 12 October

    • (8-9am) Flow Stretch with Sanctum at the Turtle Beach Champa
    • (9-10am) Breakfast at Mihiree Mithaa
    • (10-11am) ) Cured: Strengthen Your Immune System and Heal Your Life with Jeffrey Rediger at Down to Earth
    • (11.15am-12pm) The Frontiers of Metabolic Medicine with Dr. Ahmed Elsakka, Dr. Nasha Winters, Katarina Le Blanc, and Zach Bush at Down to Earth
    • (12.15-1.30pm) Maintaining Peak Performance with Jamie Wheal, Eric Edmeades, and Irina Sharma at Down to Earth
    • (2-4.30pm) Picnic lunch at Mendhoo Island hosted by Sonu Shivdasani
    • (4.30-6.30pm) Leisure time
    • (6.30-10pm) Dinner and film screening of the Netflix documentary Cooked, followed by a virtual interview with acclaimed food writer, Michael Pollan at Cinema Paradiso
    Soneva Fushi - SOUL Festival 2023- Innovative Plant-Based Dining - Aminath Haneen Siddiq

    Soneva Fushi – SOUL Festival 2023- Innovative Plant-Based Dining – Aminath Haneen Siddiq

    Sunday, 13 October

    • (8-9am) Farewell Movement Beach Session with Sanctum at the Turtle Beach Champa
    • (9-10am) Breakfast at Mihiree Mithaa
    • (10-10.45am) Birth in the Era of Climate Change with Ibu Robin Lim at Down to Earth
    • (12.15pm-3pm) Lunch at Out of the Blue
    • (2-3pm) Neurosomatic Breathwork with Julie Webster at Villa 11
    • (3-3.45pm) Cultivating a Life of Inspiration with Irina Sharma at Down to Earth
    • (4,15-5.45pm) When Things Fall Apart: The Journey from Breakdown to Breakthrough with Jamie Wheal, Dr. Nasha Winters, Julie Webster, and Zach Bush at Down to Earth
    • (5.45-6.30pm) Leisure time
    • (6.30-9.45pm) Explore and celebrate diverse flavours and stories with the Soul Food Journey, nourishing bodies, hearts, and souls. There will be sunset cocktails by Out of the Sea, a walk towards the Banyan Tree, followed by a trip to Kitchen Junction and the bookshop, before ending with a buffet dinner at Mihiree Mithaa.
    Soneva Fushi - SOUL Festival 2023 - Benjarong SeemaSoneva Fushi – SOUL Festival 2023 – Benjarong Seema

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