Emirates Woman curates next-level fitness and wellness concepts around the world that are redefining the space, from Dubai to Paris.


Blanche Studio Paris

Housed in a former 19th-century private mansion, Blanche is a chic high-end wellness and fitness destination that is favoured amongst aesthetes and the fashion set. Blanche opens onto a palatial minimalistic-meets-monastic space dedicated to movement, wellness, and harmony. Across six levels, a wide range of fitness disciplines and activities such as Ashtanga Yoga, Pilates, and private sessions are available for members. In the basement, is a granite-encased hydrotherapy infinity pool with a steam and sauna room. At Blanche, the fitness is just as luxurious as its meals. On the first floor, B.B. by Jean Imbert serves pre- and post-workout nourishment of small plates and shakes made from local produce in a typical Parisian setting (think: lively café and restaurant with a large outdoor terrace).


Nestled in 3,500 acres of organic farmland in the Cotswolds, South West England, The Club by Bamford invites new members to indulge in a wellness experience in a countryside setting, just 90-minutes away from London. It features a 340 square metre gym with state-of-the-art equipment and dedicated personal trainers, a high-octane spin studio and an indoor swimming pool combine to create a personalised, varied training environment. An outdoor workout space, run club and warm plunge pool with panoramic views across the surrounding orchard fuse fitness and nature. Ice baths, a steam room and sauna allow members to benefit from the therapeutic properties of the natural elements that aid recovery. Modern alternatives such as IV drips, cryotherapy and red-light therapy are also available. Mind, body and soul are nurtured by treatments and classes under the guidance of the experts. For dining, The Nest boasts a seasonal menu filled with locally-sourced ingredients, encouraging nourishment of the body from the inside out.


Over in Los Angeles, Heimat is the latest addition to the wellness scene. This Equinox- meet-Soho-House fitness sanctuary spans over 75,000 square feet offering a contemporary experience of elevated relaxation and invigoration that cater to a younger market looking for something laid back yet luxurious environment than a traditional fitness club. The five-level “achingly hip” destination incorporates thoughtful and modern elements cultivated to inspire and create a well-curated environment for well-being. From adrenaline-boosting fitness to core- strengthening Pilates sessions, members and guests can book sessions or consult with a dedicated team of private trainers. Power down at the spa that offers the latest holistic and rejuvenating therapies, indulge on plant-forward dishes at award-winning chef Michael Mina’s Mother Tongue, or cool down and socialise at the rooftop clubhouse for a post-workout hangout with like-minded individuals.


Located in Knightsbridge, Surenne is London’s newest destination in the wellness scene that fuses high-tech and modern wellbeing and longevity practices in one roof for the ultimate rest and relaxation. Designed by award-winning visionary Remi Tessier (a yacht and private jet specialist and the mastermind behind The Penthouse at Claridge’s), the space is set over four floors devoted to wellbeing and longevity as well as a state-of-the-art gym. The Club is also home to an ultra-modern swimming pool equipped with a sound system for in-water meditation. Expect a stellar cast of fitness and wellness pioneers and programmes at Surrenne. The Longevity Clinic in partnership with tech pioneers Virtusan includes a Scientific Advisory Board whose members include Dr. Andrew Huberman (the Huberman Lab), Dr David Sinclair (author of Lifespan) and Dr Shauna Shapiro, and can offer evidence-based methodologies and diagnostics to its members. For cardio fanatics, the revolutionary Tracy Anderson Method workouts is designed to work every muscle in your body. In Surenne Café, a micronutrient rich menu designed by nutritionist Rosemary Ferguson awaits to cap off intense sweat sessions.



SIRO is a groundbreaking, new generation lifestyle and hospitality concept amidst Dubai’s bustling metropolis founded and launched by Kerzner International fully dedicated to optimisation, longevity, and recovery. This upscale city escape seamlessly blends modern physical fitness, best-in-class recovery therapies and a holistic approach to wellbeing housed in a serene environment accentuated with contemporary design elements and state-of-the-art facilities. Upon arriving, guests are treated to a superlative wellness experience such as tech-enabled rooms for optimal sleep and modular nutrition-led dining that can be tailored by in-house specialists for the duration of the stay.

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