How Did Akasa Wellness Score Overall?
The full client experience at Akasa Wellness was excellent, achieving The Fit Guide 4-Star Award.
The class was also very strong, winning our 4-Star Class Experience Award.
The class was small and intimate, with our instructor able to spend plenty of time focusing on individual technique. A highlight of the session was that the coach took the time to teach us why she was correcting our form, helping us develop a deeper understanding of the practice.
What Our Evaluator Had To Say
“The coach was friendly and attentive throughout the whole session.”
“The decor of the reception space was beautiful and burning incense contributed to a very calm vibe overall.”
“The receptionist's warm service both before and after the class left a strong impression.”
What to Expect From An Akasa Wellness Pilates Session
Akasa Wellness was designed to create a sanctuary amidst a concrete jungle, offering a place where you can reconnect with yourself and improve your health and wellness. Their training options include a mix of both traditional and modern yoga and Pilates offerings that cater to all levels of fitness.
Pilates class types include reformer options for different levels, as well as Reformer Core and Posture. Mat Pilates options include Flexibility and Pilates Strength and Alignment.
The Reception Service
Our phone call to the club was answered on the first attempt and handled by a polite and professional staff member.
On arrival, the reception area was bright and welcoming. The decor was creative and serene and the burning of incense sticks added to the vibe. The team was very proactive in helping us find the studio and parking and, once we arrived, a staff member swiftly handled check-in and payment and offered us a coffee while we waited. After the class, the staff discussed packages and answered questions professionally.
The Class Experience
Akasa Wellness received The Fit Guide 4-Star Class Experience Award, making it one of Dubai’s stand-out offerings.
The class was intimate with a high focus on ensuring correct form and technique was followed by all, with constant attention given and, where needed, adjustments offered. The structure of the session was easy to follow with good flow and tempo.
The Equipment And Studio
The small studio space consisted of four reformer machines and was clean, bright and spacious enough for the class. The wallpaper was striking in design and the large mirror allowed us to analyse our technique. A large cabinet displayed enough stability balls, bands, blocks and weights for everyone.
The Facilities And Public Areas
Shower towels were free of charge but workout towels were not provided. Lockers were provided with number locks. Free water refill stations were not available.
Neutral, natural colors and materials were used throughout the public areas which created a strong sense of place and brand. The wicker baskets, seats and lockers, hanging plants and ceramic ornaments all complemented each other. The design gave an overall sense of calm and serenity.
Digital And Technology
The website was extremely detailed and provided our evaluator with all the information they required. Booking functionality on the website was great and the club also offered our evaluator the option to sign up for their class through Whatsapp.
Akasa Wellness offers an introductory deal for first-time clients. Newcomers can enjoy their first yoga or mat Pilates session for a special price of 75AED and their first reformer Pilates class for only 100AED.
If you’re looking for a longer-term commitment, unlimited memberships are available for yoga and mat classes for 1000AED per month. There is no unlimited membership option for reformer Pilates classes, although clients can purchase a 10-pack of sessions for 1300AED.
Drop-in sessions for yoga and mat Pilates, as well as reformer Pilates, are available at 150AED per class, with smaller commitment packages also available, starting at a five-pack for 550AED for yoga and mat Pilates or 700AED for reformer Pilates.