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Embrace Health and Wellness with Makati Shangri-La on Global Wellness Day

Embrace Health and Wellness with Makati Shangri-La on Global Wellness Day

June 6, 2016
Makati Shangri-La, Manila, together with all Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts around the world will invite guests, colleagues, and communities to find their #ParadiseWithin on Global Wellness Day, an international celebration of health and wellness on June 11. 
“Travel is not only a discovery of the world around us, but it can also lead to an exploration within oneself to find moments of happiness, exhilaration, contentment or serenity,” said Todd Hewitt, corporate director of spa, health clubs and recreation at Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts. “With Shangri-La’s participation in Global Wellness Day, we hope to encourage everyone to find their #ParadiseWithin not only on June 11, but also throughout the year.” 
From a Vinyasa yoga session and cardio workout to beauty talks and healthy cooking demonstrations, the hotel will host free wellness activities and offerings surrounding Global Wellness Day to promote healthy and mindful living. 
The morning is packed with workouts that promotes one’s endurance, strength, balance, and flexibility. In the afternoon, enriching talks from renowned icons from the health and wellness scene such as Gina Lopez, chairman of ABS-CBN Foundation and G Stuff for Communities and Dyan Castillejo, fitness guru and sports journalist.
Gina Lopez will present a topic entitled “Health and Wellness: A Personal Lifestyle” while Dyan Castillejo will demonstrate “Fitness Anytime, Anywhere” workout that guests can do in their hotel rooms when traveling. She will also give a short talk on “Living with Energy,” offering valuable tips on eating and energy boosting habits for the working man/woman.
Wellness lifestyle products and services will also be available the whole day for guests to discover and experience through demos and samples.   
In 2012, Global Wellness Day was established in Turkey as the first day dedicated to living well. The observation was officially celebrated in 73 countries in 2015. For more information on Global Wellness Day, click here.

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently operates over 100 hotels with a room inventory of over 41,000.  Shangri-La hotels are five-star deluxe properties featuring extensive luxury facilities and services.  Shangri-La hotels are located in Australia, Canada, mainland China, Fiji, France, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Qatar, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sultanate of Oman, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.  The group has a substantial development pipeline with upcoming projects in Australia, Bahrain, mainland China, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia and Saudi Arabia.  For more information, please visit

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