New wellness platform launches in the UAE

Emilie Mikulla and Rebecca Pritchard have teamed up to launch wellness consultancy and platform The Mindful Body ( The new consultancy will provide online and offline activities, such as classes, workshops and trainings as well as tailor-made solutions for individuals and corporations using research and therapeutic techniques to promote better living for everyone. The new platform aims to improve people’s quality of life through interviews with experts, inspiring content and helpful features on the mind, body and soul. Emilie was previously Deputy Editor at Women’s Health and Fitness Middle East and possesses 10 years’ experience teaching movement, including yoga and Pilates; and, myofascial release. With a background in marketing in the oil and gas industry, Rebecca previously worked as Editorial Assistant at Yogalife magazine and brings with her a strong knowledge in movement and mindful practices.

“With health risks and issues, such as obesity and anxiety on the rise, there is an urgent need to raise awareness and offer concrete solutions,” says Emilie Mikulla, Co-Founder, The Mindful Body. “We support the UAE’s Vision 2021 mission to reduce lifestyle-related diseases and have developed practical, safe and immediately applicable tools that can help everyone live better in their bodies.”

Rebecca Pritchard, Co-Founder, The Mindful Body adds, “Our approach is therapeutic. We combine yoga, pilates and mindfulness practices to help people breathe better, move with more ease and get out of their pain cycle so they can enjoy the activities they love for a lifetime.”