February was a minefield of unhealthy temptation, with treats a-plenty over Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day, but we’re stepping into March with a spring in our step. From yoga workshops to kombucha classes, Compare Retreats has you covered with all the Hong Kong wellness events happening this March to have you feeling your best.
Mar 2: Lululemon Festival Walk Community Yoga
Start off the month of March with some self-care and body appreciation. To celebrate the grand opening of their first Kowloon side branch, Lululemon will be hosting a community yoga class perfect for all levels. Register here.
Mar 2: Body Rolling Series by Flex Studios
Spending long hours sitting or facing a laptop can create some serious back pain. Flex Studio’s Tamantha Tsang will be holding a workshop using Yamuna® Body Rolling techniques to help alleviate back pain and support healthy lower back function. Sign up here.
Mar 3: Green Women Festival 2019
In an early celebration of International Women’s Day, Campfire Collaborative Spaces and Encompass HK is gathering game-changing women and social start-ups to lead talks and workshops on sustainability and green innovation. Get tickets for the event here.
Mar 3: Sound Bath Meditation at Eaton HK
Head over to Eaton HK in the evening, for a soothing meditative event with sound alchemist Malbert Lee. Using the sound of gongs and singing bowls, this event will help you channel inner peace and strip away anxiety and stress. Find more details here.
Mar 5: Shorinji Kempo: Mindfulness & Self Defence Workshop
Looking for an event that redefines mindfulness? Shorinji Kempo is a Japanese martial art taking the wellness world by storm with its Zen philosophy and training that incorporates the mind and body. Test your skills and discover a sport that might just be right for you. Sign up here.
Mar 5 & 12: HIIT for Heat
If you a more conventional HITT workout is what you’re into, The Hive Sheung Wan is organising 45-minutes of intense training led by Angela and Joe Hancock that’s perfect for those with a tight schedule but definitely make you break a sweat. You can learn more about the event here.
Mar 6-12: Bowie and Beyond by The Landmark Mandarin Oriental x Hong Kong Adventist Hospital Foundation
Award-winning photographer Markus Klinko has worked with some of our favourite celebrities, with David Bowie, Beyoncé and Lady Gaga just to name a few. Over the week, Markus will be displaying his exhibition on Bowie at the Landmark Mandarin Oriental with a portion of the proceeds from the event going to HKAHF. MO bar will also be holding a pre-exhibit lunch with for art enthusiasts and collectors. Learn more here.
Mar 16: The Doonya Bollywood Workout
Launching for the first time in Hong Kong is Doonya: The Bollywood workout. Doonya, the dance-based high-intensity interval training fitness program that has gained popularity in the States is now making landfall in Hong Kong on March 16, 2019 with a free inaugural session: sign up here to join Doonya for their free launch, and regular classes every Wednesday at 7pm from March 20th.
Mar 21-24: Taste of Hong Kong
Back for a fourth year, Taste of Hong Kong returns with over 60 dishes from 20 of Hong Kong’s hottest dining establishments, a gourmet market, live cooking demos, and Foodie’s Food’s Future tent for more insights into sustainable eating. Buy your tickets here.
Mar 23: Wim Hof Method @ Reebok Crossfit Asphodel
The Wim Hof method is a wellness technique that even the busiest people can incorporate into their everyday routine. Instructor Brian Lai will be teaching breathing experiences and guiding an ice bath experience which helps boost the immune system at Crossfit Asphodel in Kennedy Town. Get tickets here.
Mar 26: Postpartum Recovery at Pure Yoga
For all the new moms out there, Pure Yoga’s Michelle Papa will be leading exercises pelvic-floor exercises transformative to postpartum recovery and mindful motherhood. The one and half hour workshop is open to non-Pure cardholders. RSVP here.
Mar 27: Kombucha Class
As we veer closer to the end of March, indulge with a class that teaches you how to brew your own kombucha. The probiotic beverage is known to be full of health benefits you’ll definitely want to have access to from the comfort of your own home so you won’t want to miss any tips from the experts at FoodCraft Hong Kong. Get your tickets here.
Mar 27-31: Art Central
Wellness isn’t just about sweaty workouts and detox diets, but about feeding the soul—so don’t miss the opportunity to catch up with the latest in visual arts at Art Central at the end of the month. Immerse yourself in thought-provoking works of art, sculpture and performance at Harbourfront Event Space. Get your tickets here.
Mar 29-31: Art Basel
And of course, if you didn’t get your fill of art at Art Central, there’s always Art Basel at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. A selection of Hong Kong’s own galleries will be showing works, as well as international artists and galleries. Get your tickets here.
Mar 30: Detox Workshop at The Mandarin Spa with Dr Clair Beardson
The Mandarin Spa will host a Five-Element Detox workshop on March 30th with Dr Clare Beardson, one of Hong Kong’s top TCM medicine practitioners. The workshop will give guests an opportunity to learn about detoxification, its benefits, and how to use it in your daily life. For more information and reservations, call +852 2825 4888 or email [email protected].