Wellness

Yoga for Mental Health Awareness @ The Modern Honolulu

DJs, musicians and Oahu's top yoga instructors come together for a day of yoga at Honolulu's hippest hotel

On Saturday, October 26, 2013, an all-day yoga event will unfold at The Modern Honolulu—Hawaii’s most fashionable boutique hotel. The event—entitled “Poses emPower” is directed and organized by Power Yoga Hawaii founders Dorian and Lehua Wright. The goal is to raise awareness and funds for a variety of mental illness causes throughout Hawaii, from depression to youth bullying and suicide.

Yoga, Healing, Music and Festivities on Oahu's North Shore

If you've ever wished that you could immerse yourself with premiere yoga instruction from a variety of teachers from around the globe—all without without spending a fortune on travel—your wish has come true. The annual Hawai‘i Spirit Festival, which takes place on O‘ahu's North Shore from November 4–6, is a three day celebration of yoga, music, movement and Hawaiian Culture.

Makana Academy Offers Worthy Facials-in-Training

Sometimes a girl comes across a deal so good, she doesn’t want to share it. But I’m not that kind of girl, so read on...
When I signed up for my facial at the Makana Academy and Spa, I had braced myself for “the student experience”. Memories of botched hair colorings, blotchy skin and all the dreamt nightmares of having someone inexperienced work their magic on those looking to save a dime are impossible to neglect. Yet

Shiatsu Now at Mandara: A Balanced Good Time

Last week it hit me: It’s a New Year—and I should try new things. So I took the opportunity to experience Mandara Spa’s new Shiatsu treatment, something that I had experienced years ago, but hadn’t revisited in quite some time. Since I am generally first in line for the deep tissue or hot stone therapy, I decided it was high-time I learned what has made the ancient art of Shiatsu so popular—and long lasting—in Japan.

Workout Meets Fantasy at Ihilani Resort

Tap your inner Mermaid

Photo by Kurt Chambers

If the best exercise regimens are those that appeal most to peoples’ imaginations, then mermaid Kariel certainly stands to garner a healthy following. Yep, you read it right: Mermaid.

The Spa at Trump: Sample Treatments, Come Back for More

Eager to spread the word that the Spa at Trump is open for business as a day spa, the swank locale is opening its doors on December 7, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., for an open preview of treatments, available on a first-come basis. Having attended one of these events earlier this month, we can safely say it’s a worthy few hours of pampering, which is sure to initiate a few long-term followers.

Cultural Events at Keauhou this Fall

A wealth of cultural and wellness events will roll-out over the coming month on the Big Island of Hawaii, in the Keauhou area, just outside of Kona-Kailua town. Beginning with a Healing Arts Festival on Saturday, October 23 (from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m), and ending with a Makahiki Festival on Sunday, November 21 (1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.). Both of these events are free and will be held at the Royal Lu‘au Grounds at the Keauhou Beach Resort.

Get Out! Greek Festival and Honolulu Zoo Events

There’s plenty of summer left to get out and have some family fun.

SpaHalekulani: 5+ hrs. of "aaah"

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Sunny Massad To Offer Seminars Based on "UnTherapy"

Massad's New Book Talks of Coaching One's Self Out of Old Habits

There's no secret to the fact that we're in the midst of a renaissance of ideals. Everywhere we turn, people are trying to incorporate a more natural existence, using time and resources that benefit their surroundings and family.

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