Whether you are a Yogi or a newbie who wants to dip your toes in the spiritual waters, here are some events in town for you to check out. You've got plenty of options, including outdoors, indoors, free or paid. Get your calendars ready and your yoga mats out, because it's time to do some downward-facing dog and warrior poses! Best part: all levels are welcome.
Opt for a healthy day this weekend with this event! You'll be able to do some silent yoga and dancing with Soundoff Experience's headsets, and when you get a little peckish, snack on Muchies' organic doughnuts! Best part? All of the proceeds from this event will go to helping Nepal. P.S. Don't forget to bring your own mat + water!
When: 15 August, 5 to 8 pm
How much: $200HKD (tickets here)
Central Ferry Pier 10
Organized by yogis-approved apparel brand Lululemon Atheletica, the Sweat In The Wild series happens at Victoria Park in evenings and is free for all. Vol.3 will have Ryan from Precision Fitness to lead everyone through a 30-minute session of circuit training, and then Ariel from Yoga Aloha will finish the event off with 30 minutes of yoga to relax the body and mind. Don't forget your yoga mat, water and running shoes.
When: 19 August, 7:30pm
How much: Free!
Victoria Park, 1 Hing Fat Street, Causeway Bay
Unwind from the fast-paced city life with IRIS on the beach, where you are able to practice yoga, sweat out all your toxins, rid yourself of negative energy, free up your chakras and realign your bodies and souls. Take all four classes if you want to, or go for a swim after one session – it’s all up to you! On this relaxing day by the beach, expect healthy food, Polariod experience, social gathering and a lot more. And yes, you do need to bring your own mat.
When: 22 August from 12:00 to 8pm
How much: $280HKD (tickets here)
Tai Pak Beach, Discovery Bay
Want to switch things up a bit? This session's selected music and the teacher instructions will be heard through wireless illuminated disco headset! So set your mind free from the outside world and enjoy practicing Yoga to the fullest. P.S. Don’t forget to bring your own Yoga mat.
When: 23 August from 6 to 7:30pm
How much: $150HKD (tickets here)
Sun Yat-sen Memorial Park, Eastern Street North, Sai Ying Pun
If you love bunnies and yoga, this one is a must-do. Head down to Wan Chai for an evening of sharma yoga practice and sharings about rescued bunnies, adoption requirements and caring education presented by Hong Kong Rabbit Society. Of course, you'll need to bring your own mat, towel + H2O.
When: 23 August, 6 to 8pm
How much: Suggested donation of $120HKD (more details here)
Wan Chai Activities Centre, LG/F, Wan Chai Market, 258 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai
Want to relax after a long week of work? After an energising yoga session with Melanie from Yoga Bam Bam, sit back and enjoy a delicious (yet, still healthy) dinner you deserve, provided by 3/3rds. If you happen to be a Yogi and you like to keep your diet healthy, this is the event you can’t miss! P.S. Don’t forget to bring your own Yoga mat.
When: 28 August from 7:30 to 10pm
The White Loft, 10/D Yally Industrial Building, 6 Heung Yip Road, Wong Chuk Hang
This may seem like any other event but it's good for the body AND the soul. Join The Yoga Room and Hands On Hong Kong to celebrate International Day of Charity with two yoga classes on the beach. The proceeds will go directly to Hands On Hong Kong for their programs addressing pressing social needs in Hong Kong through volunteer services. P.S. Don’t forget to bring your own Yoga mat.
When: 5 September from 5 to 7:15pm
How much: $100HKD per class; $160HKD for both classes
Repulse Bay Beach
This event challenges your determination and commitment to a healthier lifestyle! Sign yourself up for 2 weeks of consecutive yoga morning sessions with teacher from the Yoga Room. Discover the depths of your own strength and flexibility through dedication, commitment and a regular yoga practice. You will have to bring your own yoga mat as well for this one.
When: 14 to 25 September, 2015 from 7 to 8am
How much: $1,500HKD for 10 sessions
Sun Yat Sen Memorial Park, 16 Eastern Street North, Sai Ying Pun
Written by Kelsy Li & Karen Chiang