Launched in 2017 in France and Belgium, World Wellness Weekend (W³) promotes active lifestyles to create happier, healthier lives. Celebrated on September 22 and 23, the weekend aims to remind participants that “wellness is a responsible relationship between one’s body and oneself.”
Check out how Shangri-La and sister brand properties around the world will join in the second annual World Wellness Weekend.
Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney will host a picturesque yoga class from level 36 overlooking Sydney Harbour. Guests can enjoy healthy food and drink options in the hotel’s Café Mix, and on Saturday and Sunday from 7 to 9 a.m., guests can visit the healthy juice bar in the Lobby Lounge. Guests can also visit CHI, The Spa all weekend for complimentary healthy zero-proof cocktails following a booked spa treatment.
Hotel Jen Hong Kong will offer “Body & Mind” Fitness Sessions in collaboration with Warrior Academy Fitness Centre. On Saturday and Sunday at 2:30 p.m., Warrior Academy fitness coaches will lead participants through 90-minute interactive holistic training exercises.
Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta will support World Wellness Weekend with a Glow in the Dark Zumba activity in the Lotus Ballroom. During the hour-long morning event, participants will dance in the dark with fun glow sticks and glow in the dark paint under UV lights. After, the hotel will host a mini-bazaar where guests can shop for organic and healthy produce.
Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok will host a series of healthy activities, snacks and drinks throughout the weekend. On Saturday, the weekend will begin with words of encouragement from the hotel’s general manager, followed by healthy breakfast. The day will finish with an evening yoga session on the hotel’s helipad. On Sunday, the hotel will host an aqua dance session at 10:30 a.m. at the Shangri-La Wing outdoor pool. Throughout the weekend, NEXT2 Café will host a Healthy Food Corner during breakfast and brunch. CHI, The Spa will offer complimentary 30-minute express facials for guests who book a 90-minute massage.
United Arab Emirates
Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai will offer complimentary yoga sessions, aqua bike classes and spa treatments. On September 22 from 10 to 11 a.m., guests can enjoy the aqua bike spin class at the hotel’s rooftop pool overlooking the Burj Khalifa. For those looking for a low-impact activity, the hotel will host a complimentary yoga class at 11 a.m. At 12:30 p.m., the hotel’s spa team will host a skin scrub demonstration and explain its health benefits. Rounding out the celebration on September 23, guests can: ride aqua bikes under the stars from 5 to 6p.m.; enjoy a yoga class from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.; and learn about body treatments from the spa team from 7:30 to 8 p.m.