7 Wellness Events In Hong Kong You Can't Miss This March

7 Wellness Events In Hong Kong For Your March Calendar

With Chinese New Year out of the way, you’d think it would be time to chill – but things are only getting busier this month as Hong Kong plays host to a variety of festivals, and CompareRetreats.com’s own wellness event calendar starts filling up. Check out the news you missed this month, and the best wellness events in Hong Kong this March.

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Hong Kong’s best wellness events this month | Image courtesy of Dan Freeman

Events in Hong Kong…

March 3-4: IRIS Your Escape Hong Kong Health & Wellness Festival

IRIS: Your Escape is back for another year, bringing over 60 workshops of yoga, dance, fitness, and healing to Hong Kong. Check out our guide on 10 sessions not to miss this weekend.

March 8-11: Fivelements Amazing Grace Women’s Retreat

Celebrating International Women’s Day, Fivelements are hosting a four-day wellness retreat at their Sai Kung resort for women. The retreat will feature wellness cuisine fro Fivelements, yoga sessions from CompareRetreats.com’s Dervla Louli, and a photo exhibition from Bruna Rotunno. Join for a day, or the full retreat – more details available here.

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March 17: CompareRetreats.com’s St Patrick’s Day Hike

Have a very green St Patrick’s Day with CompareRetreats.com founder Dervla Louli. Get your cardio on and join us for a St. Patrick’s Day peak hike at 10.30 am on March 17th – it’s open to all, and wearing green is highly recommended. The starting point is 44 Kotwall Road where Kotewall, Hatton and Conduit Roads meet. Check out the event details here.

March 17: Hong Kong Beach 5s

Hit the beach in Repulse Bay for a day of sporting festival fun. Watch rugby, netball, dodgeball, volleyball and 5-aside football, enjoy the sponsored booths, and entertain the kids with bouncy castles. If you want to get active, make sure to pre-register for the sports.

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March 22-25: Taste of Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s favourite foodie festival returns for another year, bigger and better than ever. Fifteen restaurants will showcase over 60 new dishes, including a variety of vegetarian fare – we’re desperate to try Zuma’s spicy fried tofu temaki, and the New Punjab Club’s samosa chaat. Aside from the dining stalls, there’s plenty of gourmet goodness in the market place, featuring Bless pressed juices, Naturally Good’s liqueur honey wine, and vegan-friendly N’Ice Pops. Additionally, there’s the La Cabane Natural Wine Bar and a Seedlip bar, the world’s first distilled non-alcoholic spirit – so you can enjoy the weekend, without sacrificing your wellness.

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March 24: TEDxTinHauWomen presents “Power, Permission, Progress”

Time for a bit of mental and emotional wellness. The TEDx Tin Hau Women events are back with a discussion on power, permission and progress. Both men and women are welcomed to the event, which will focus on tackling difficult questions about moving forward and enabling progress through sharing and inspiring.

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March 31: Icon Ultra GreenRace 2018

If you’re looking for a step up from the challenge of a marathon, check out the Ultra GreenRace. The course is over 43km of trails, with an elevation of 2700 metres, through Hong Kong’s beautiful Plover Cove & Pat Sing Leng Country Parks. It’s an incredible event – if you’re up to the challenge. Don’t forget to pre-register.

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Wellness News…

Four Seasons Spa: Masters of Wellness

Launching earlier this year, Four Seasons are inviting a variety of wellness experts to hold special sessions and workshops at the spa for their Masters of Wellness series. Each month introduces a new alternative therapy, giving you access to a range of specialists you might never otherwise meet. This month’s master is Caroline Kremer, a Bowen Technique practitioner, will be available for 90-minute sessions from March 12-15. Learn more at fourseasons.com.

FeloSophie Launch

Women’s wellness platform Felo Sophie launched on February 28th 2018, showcasing their athleisure wear collections in an event at Campfire Collaborative. Check out their full collection online.

The Parklane Introduces Yoga On The Roof

The Parklane, a Pullman Hotel, has introduced a new yoga programme for in-house guests – on the roof. With views over Victoria Harbour, guests can start the day right with a yoga session led by Pullman Wellness Coach Sarah Hoey from 6.30-7.30am.

Live Zero Opens in Sai Ying Pun

Hong Kong’s first zero-waste bulk food store Live Zero opened its doors in Sai Ying Pun in mid-February, with a pop-up store in PMQ. This is the plastic-free, waste-free store we’ve been waiting for!

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Coming Up…

April 5: 7-Day Mindfulness Meditation Retreat

April 6: Hong Kong Rugby Sevens

April 14: Spartan Race Sprint Hong Kong

April 28: Women’s Five 5KM Run

Beyond Hong Kong…

Check out these wellness festivals and conferences around the world.

Got a wellness event to feature, or some fitness news to share? Send us your tips.

Rebecca Cairns

Editor

Hong Kong-based Becca is the editor for Compare Retreats, and has formerly written on travel and wellness with Hong Kong Tatler and The Culture Trip. As a NASM-certified personal trainer, Becca is interested in all things fitness. An avid runner, she enjoys running 5K, 10K and 21K races and is currently training for her first marathon. When she's not travelling, she's planning her next trip, taking hikes to the beach or scribbling away in boutique coffee shops. You can follow her travels on Instagram @becca.ca.

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