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Masters in Residence

Learn from and interact with the finest teaching professionals in the world.

The resort offers an exclusive "Masters in Residence" programme, whereby we invite a series of experts in the field of health and leisure to our private island resort. The Masters bring their expertise and add an element of fun to your wellness routine during your holiday. 

Steve Boedt – Zumba and Dance Instructor
17 - 28 December 2018
Zumbu guru, dance fitness instructor and larger-than-life personality, Steve Boedt, will be hosting an energetic Zumba residency this festive season. Boedt, who began his career in 1997, is an award-winning Zumba and dance instructor whose accolades include the FFA’s Instructor of the Year award, Belgian Fitness Trophy 2002, 2003 EFAA presenter of the Year, 2004 Presenter of Excellence UK and has trained contestants on hit TV entertainment shows including ‘The Biggest Loser’ and ‘Celebrity Fitness’.

The Zumba residency will see guests of all ages merengue marching to reggaeton beats under Boedt’s expert guidance. There will be group classes, private sessions, total body workouts and also motivational ‘Power of Me’ talks, helping guests to feel physically and mentally fit for 2019.

Barbara Borin – Golf Clinic
1 December 2018 – 31 January 2019
The golf residency with Barbara Borin has been designed for golf enthusiasts of all levels and ages to enjoy. Borin is a national Italian golf team member who has won the National Women’s Match-Play Championship in 2013.

Borin’s residency will provide guests the opportunity to perfect their technique through group classes and 1-on-1 sessions at the only golf course in the Maldives offering Par 3/Par 4 holes and stunning views of the turquoise blue ocean.

Eli Rousset – Tennis Clinic with LUX Tennis
17 December 2018 – 6 January 2019

Get your racket-game on! Serve up with French professional tennis player and winner of 11 ATP doubles tournaments, Elie Rousset during this festive season.

Take Private Lessons for beginners, or even Challenge the Pro for a complimentary session too. Kids’ lessons and clinics are also available to push budding young talent to further in the game of tennis.


For more information, email reservations.slmd@shangri-la.com.