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Sound Therapy: What It Is, How To Practice It, and Where To Find It

4 Mins Read Sound therapists believe that sound – music, different frequencies, pure sounds – can help rebalance our energy, emotions and well-being. If you’re looking to explore a new wellness modality – sound therapy might just be it. Here, we take a dive into what sound therapy actually is, different types of sound therapies out there and […]

Low-Fat Vegan Diets Can Alleviate Arthritis Symptoms, New Study Suggests

4 Mins Read A new study has released evidence that following a vegan diet can help ease arthritis symptoms. Specifically, a low-fat and whole-food plant-based reduces pain and lessens joint swelling. The study claims that pain was reduced by up to 53 percent in the 44 adults observed during the research project. Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) […]

Happy Viking: Venus Williams Launches 100% Vegan Protein Shake Brand

3 Mins Read Tennis champion Venus Williams has just launched her own protein shake line and it’s 100% vegan. Called Happy Viking, the seven-time Grand Slam winner’s new plant protein brand will offer a range of yellow pea and brown rice protein blends, inspired by the long-time vegan advocate’s motivation to be a “warrior for health”.  Launched on […]

Behold Retreats Launches Entheogen Plant Medicine Wellness Global Getaways

2 Mins Read Behold Retreats is launching a bespoke entheogen plant medicine service, where guests are taken on a holistic wellness journey to destinations where plant medicine is completely legal. Each program incorporates individual needs and preferences of each guest, as personalised natural health and well-being takes off as a major industry trend.  Founded this year by Hong […]

Lululemon To Acquire Home Workout Platform Mirror In US$500M Deal

3 Mins Read Lululemon, the darling of the athleisure world, has announced that it will acquire the stay-at-home fitness company Mirror for US$500 million. It marks the brand’s first acquisition, and is yet another sign that the future of fitness remains at home as the world continues to battle the coronavirus crisis.  The popular upmarket athleisure brand announced […]

New Wellness Guides On Instagram To Offer Support During Coronavirus

3 Mins Read Instagram has recently launched a new function to enable its users to explore wellness “guides” filled with tips, advice and other useful resources aimed at supporting people who are struggling during the coronavirus pandemic. The feature will see content created by participating expert organisations such as the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.  Facebook-owned photo and […]

5 Toxic Everyday Products You Need To Quit Right Now

4 Mins Read There are many everyday products that are dangerous to our health and the environment, but most of us aren’t even aware of it. It’s time to get educated! Find out which daily “healthy” and “harmless” habits you practice are actually toxic and need to be thrown out/stopped ASAP – for yourself and for the planet. […]

Hong Kong’s 2019 Beauty & Wellness Expo Sees More Natural & Organic

4 Mins Read At the recent 5-day Hong Kong’s Beauty and Wellness Expo organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), which showcases 100 exhibitors from beauty, cosmetics and skincare, the millenial and Gen-Z appetite for more natural, green brands was clear. Unlike previous years, there was a marked focus on more clean, natural and organic beauty […]

New Hong Kong Sanctuary Destination Fivelements Habitat Offers Pathways To Wellness

4 Mins Read Fivelements Habitat, the city’s new 15,000 sq.ft. integrated wellness destination in Causeway Bay, will give Hong Kongers an opportunity to refocus on their physical and mental health through different pathways, including yoga, sacred arts and plant-based dining. Habitat’s highlights include a 55-seat plant-based dining area, private spa treatments rooms and a private steam, a dedicated mediation […]

ClassPass Increases Membership Fees, Angers Hong Kong Subscribers

2 Mins Read Hong Kong members of ClassPass, the leading fitness subscription startup, have taken to social media to voice dismay over fee increases without prior knowledge or notification. Subscribers complained of charges of up to 50% more than their intended monthly commitment. The global fitness app has denied accusations stating to Hong Kong Free Press “that the […]