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Global Wellness Day at Shangri-La Resorts in PenangGlobal Wellness Day at Shangri-La Resorts in Penang
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Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang, together with Golden Sands Resort, Penang, joint the world in celebrating Global Wellness Day on Saturday, 9 June 2018.

The health and wellness event, the first one of which was organised by the two resorts two years ago, is now on its third edition. A crowd totalling to more than 120 people joined the celebration. The event dedicated to "living well, both physically and spiritually" was held in the garden of Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang from 8 to 11 a.m. The four-hour programme, with the slogan "One day can change your whole life", seen a host of fitness and spa activities aimed at promoting healthy and mindful living open to the public.

During the event, participants enjoyed healthy and fun activities, such as a Zumba workout session with Zumba instructor Wan Chin; yoga with Janis Tan, a registered yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance and complimentary basic health checks by Gleneagles Penang Hospital. In between the activities, the resort served all participants detox juices and free samples of Pevonia Botanica spa products were given away on a first-come-first-served basis.

The programme also included a lucky draw of holiday prizes, free buffet dinners and an Instagram hashtag contest for the best photo taken during the event.

"With the participation of Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa and Golden Sands Resort in Global Wellness Day, we hope this helps guests, colleagues and communities find their #ParadiseWithin on Global Wellness Day. Guests and the public can join the movement by hashtagging their post with #ParadiseWithin and #GWD2018. The event not only gives us a greater sense of place, but also allows us an opportunity to share amongst friends that we care for our wellbeing and health. Global Wellness Day is all about encouraging healthy lifestyles and positive living. What better way to spread the word than through the global connectivity of social media," said Joshua Tan, organiser and manager of CHI, The Spa. "We look forward to sharing, liking and following online the collective journey on living well of our guests and colleagues."

Global Wellness Day at Shangri-La Resorts in PenangOpening speech by Nick Flynn, resident manager of Shangri-Las Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa
© Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa

Global Wellness Day at Shangri-La Resorts in PenangYoga session with instructor Janis Tan
© Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa

Global Wellness Day at Shangri-La Resorts in PenangHealth check from Penang Gleneagles Hospital
© Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa

Global Wellness Day at Shangri-La Resorts in PenangShangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa's General Manager Ms Elaine Yue with children from Penang Shan Home
© Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa

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