Summer is in full swing, and the wellness scene is blooming with the recent opening of Fivelements Habitat’s new holistic healing space, mini fitness festivals and community yoga galore. This month there’s plenty more on offer for fitness fanatics and zen-seekers alike: don’t miss out on these essential wellness events in Hong Kong this August.
Aug 1: Tai Chi at Eaton HK
Kickstart the month by slowing it down with one of the oldest Chinese martial arts, Tai Chi. Discover the mind-body balance that comes with practising Tai Chi at Eaton HK with Master Cheung. The workshop will be held throughout August with multiple sessions allowing you ample time to master the art of harnessing your Qi. Find workshop dates here.
Aug 1: Singing Bowl Meditation
Head over to LifeHub on Wellington Street for some quick mid-day zen time. Lead by Cathy Wong, this hour-long singing bowl meditation session will guide you through a series of tingsha, singing and mantra repetition. Reserve your tickets here.
Aug 3: Beginner’s Acroyoga
Don’t let the name deter you, combining yoga with acrobatics Acroyoga is a different fitness activity focusing on building strength and improving flexibility. The Yoga Lane will be hosting a Fundamentals of Acroyoga session. Suitable for beginners, the workshop will take you through the basics of ‘flying’, ‘basing’ and ‘spotting’. For more information, head to the Yoga Lane’s website.
Aug 3: Vegan Block Party
For some plant-powered vibes, Big Dill is hosting an all-day lifestyle festival with free-flow drinks and bites served up by local vegan brands like Taboocha, SocialVegan and Mayse Artisan Bakery. RSVP here.
Aug 15: Sustainability and E-Commerce
Interested in learning what it takes to build a sustainable brand? Co-hosted by Neat and The Hive, the night’s event will bring together entrepreneurs in the eco-conscious space who will be discussing everything from sustainable product sourcing to marketing through niche channels. RSVP here.
Aug 15: Relax with Reiki and Meditation
Japanese for ‘universal energy’, Reiki is a widely practised form energy healing that can help support medical treatment. To learn more about this particular wellness modality, Guccha Studio is hosting an evening reiki and meditation session. Sign up here.
Aug 17: Manifesting & Maintaining a Loving Relationship
Just a month shy of it’s July opening, the city’s new urban wellness centre Fivelements is already lined up with events to keep physical and emotional wellness in check. Starting off is a workshop on fostering meaningful relationships with your
Aug 18: Pure Playground
Back for a third year, Pure is taking the reigns at Central Harbourfront for some much-needed mid-August schedule sprucing up. Hosting free yoga and group fitness classes as well as nutrition consultation, Pure’s got you covered for a day of fitness fun. See here for programme updates.
Aug 24: Global Climbing Day
Hong Kong is full of great hikes, but with typhoon season in full steam ahead, the city’s indoor climbing gyms make for a great alternative climbing activity. Hosting at Verm, Global Climbing Day is just at the end of the month and will guarantee a day of challenging limits and building strength followed up by especially sore arms. For more information, see here.
Aug 29: Me Time for Mamas
Taking care of wellness for expecting moms, Calm Birth HK and Corie Chu are getting together to host its first prenatal rest and recharge workshop, allowing moms a chance to let go of any anxiety about the process with reiki healing, prenatal yoga and guided hypnobirthing. The session will look to help mother fully recharge and prepare for motherhood, great especially for new parents. Sign up here.