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Published on : Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, invites guests around the world to join in celebrating Global Wellness Day on June 10, 2017. Global Wellness Day is an international day focused on living well, both physically and spiritually with the mantra “One Day Can Change Your Whole Life.” Founded six years ago by Belgin Aksoy from Istanbul, this is a social movement without any commercial purpose, celebrated around the world on the second Saturday of June every year. A special focus of the 2017 celebrations will be to encourage kindness, gratitude, mindfulness and happiness. Global Wellness Day will be celebrated this year in more than 4,000 locations throughout 100 countries.
Michael Newcombe, head of the Global Spa Task Force Team for Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, is very passionate about Global Wellness Day and believes in the importance of wellness initiatives throughout the brand. Four Seasons hotels and resorts worldwide will introduce a range of activities, exclusive partnerships and amenities, energising spa treatments, healthy food and beverage menus, meditation, fitness and yoga sessions. Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara will be leading a full wellness retreat leading up to Global Wellness Day, while Nikki Sharp, the new wellness expert for Global Green environmental charity will lead a Helipad Yoga class at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, and Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita will offer sunrise meditation on the world’s first only natural island green.
Global Wellness Day activities atFour Seasons hotels and resorts include:
Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills
Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills will feature events with a variety of celebrity wellness experts, including Helipad Yoga with Global Green wellness expert Nikki Sharp, breakfast with celebrity nutritionist Kimberly Snyder, talk with renowned astrologer Susan Miller, and a plant-based lunch with produce from One Gun Ranch in Malibu, featuring former NBA Star John Salley and renowned author Kathy Freston. The afternoon will comprise of an Eco Beauty Panel with Tata Harper; Romain Gaillard, founder of The Detox Market; Suzanne Hall, editor of The Chalkboard; and Rona Berg, editor in chief of Organic Spa Magazine. The day will conclude with an AcroYoga demonstration with Alo Yoga Ambassadors Andrew Sealy and Caitlin Turner @GypsetGoddess, and a sunset meditation by Todd Savvas. Wellness menu items from Culina restaurant and select spa treatments will also benefit Global Green, the world’s leading environmental charity.
Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, Mexico
Guests will enjoy a sunrise meditation at the Tail of the Whale, the world’s first only natural island green, followed by a Crossfit session with Luis Oscar Mora, a Puerto Vallarta athlete part of the Reebok Crossfit games. Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita is also offering a Stand-Up Paddle Rally with Tropicsurf and Vallarta Adventures. Tying Global Wellness Day to the importance of preserving our oceans for generations to come, the documentary Mission Blue will be showcased in an open-air cinema about the legendary oceanographer, marine biologist, environmentalist and National Geographic explorer in residence Sylvia Earle, and her campaign to create a global network of protected marine sanctuaries. In addition, Apuane salon will donate haircut revenue to Canicas, helping kids with cancer and offer free haircuts and styling for anyone willing to donate their hair.