Who doesn’t aspire to be healthier and to live well, both physically and spiritually? Global Wellness Day on 12 June is all about achieving that. First celebrated in 2012, the aim of the day is to encourage recognition of the value of life, being free of stress and making peace with ourselves. Here’s our roundup of five events to celebrate Global Wellness Day in Hong Kong:
Yoga and sound therapy at Four Seasons Hotel, Hong Kong
The Four Seasons Hotel, Hong Kong is marking Global Wellness Day with a yoga class with Sweaty Betty ambassador Jessica Lee followed by sound therapy with their resident healer, Cheryl Rodriguez. Stay the entire day for a Mala Making session in the afternoon.
This Global Wellness Day, join Mother Pearl and Hong Kong boutique wellness consultancy, iLiving, for a co-hosted Somatic Singing Bowl Meditation followed by vegan refreshments at The Upper House. The 60-minute meditation session within the Sky Lounge towering 49 floors above the hustle and bustle of the city below, guides you through your anxieties and restores your sense of peace and joy. Following the meditation session, indulge in the nutritious deliciousness of fresh homemade plant-based “mylk”, natural sweetener and handcrafted tapioca.
Somatic singing bowl meditation available on 12 June only; Mother Pearl pop-up available until 31 August
Besides offering a day of complimentary wellness workshops and fitness classes on Global Wellness Day, Asaya at The Rosewood has launched ‘wellcations’ available from now until 11 July. From a personalised one-day solo programme to an immersive seven-night retreat with like-minded friends, each Asaya Wellcation is individually tailored to rejuvenate physical and mental well-being. Stay in the luxurious Asaya lodges and Social House with its private lounge, garden, two double treatment rooms and hydrotherapy facilities. A series of wellness classes, restorative treatments, expert-led therapy sessions and nourishing meals from Asaya Kitchen will help you spend quality time with yourself, leaving you feeling refreshed, rejuvenated and restored.
Available until 11 July 2021
Asaya, 6/F Rosewood Hong Kong, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, +852 3891 8588
Body Balance at The Oriental Spa
This Global Wellness Day, The Oriental Spa is collaborating with fitness leaders Les Mills to bring a virtual body balance class to Central. The yoga-based class embraces elements of East and West combining yoga with tai chi and pilates. Focusing on improving flexibility and core strength, the workout restores balance to mind, body and soul. Controlled breathing, concentration and the carefully structured series of moves and poses are essential to creating a sense of calm.
The Oriental Spa will also join The Mandarin Oriental Group’s ‘24 Hours of Wellness’, a 24-hour Instagram livestream virtual journey across the globe, by hosting a live fitness training session at 2pm HKT on Instagram.
To celebrate Global Wellness Day in Hong Kong, The Langham, Hong Kong has launched a new wellness staycation package featuring two classes with Lululemon ambassadors Chris Tang and Malbert Lee.
The package includes one night’s accommodation, two 60-minute wellness classes, a complimentary Lululemon yoga mat in the room, detox dinner for two, buffet breakfast for two and healthy welcome amenities for two.
The package is available for booking from now until 9 September 2021 for stays between 19 Jun and 11 September 2021 and is priced at HK$2,388 and up.