World Leisure Jobs - World Wellness Weekend reports exponential growth for 2018 edition ...
20 Nov 2018 World leisure: news, training & property
 
 
HOME
JOBS
NEWS
FEATURES
PRODUCTS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTION
PRINT SUBSCRIPTION
ADVERTISE
CONTACT US
Sign up for FREE ezine
Latest news

11 Jul 2018

World Wellness Weekend reports exponential growth for 2018 edition
BY Lauren Heath-Jones

This years World Wellness Weekend will take place in an estimated 70 countries, with more than 400 properties taking part

This years World Wellness Weekend will take place in an estimated 70 countries, with more than 400 properties taking part

World Wellness Weekend (W3), a major global wellness event, has reported exponential growth in the past year, with an estimated 70 countries expected to take part in this year's event, compared to only two last year.

Founded by Tip Touch International CEO Jean-Guy de Gabriac, W3 was created to help people to adopt healthier lifestyles, as well as foster positive relationships with their bodies and minds,

Taking place between 22 and 23 September, the weekend of the Autumn Equinox, the second edition of W3 will be celebrated by more than 400 properties, including: Brisas Spas, Corinthia, GOCO Hospitality, Kamalaya Koh Samui, Langham Hotels - Chuan Spas, Marriott, Sandals, Shangri-La-Chi Spas.

As part of the celebrations organisers, including spa operators and salon owners, will stage thousands of free events, designed to inspire people to engage in physical activity and try new things. Organisers have been encouraged to be creative and come up with unique activities showcasing their expertise.

The extensive programming on offer includes anti-gravity yoga in Mexico, Taekwondo in Islamabad, Ballroom Waltz in Cairo, painting in the South of France, Reflexology and Wine in Acapulco, Chill at the Icehotel in Sweden, Flow with a Ballet Dancer on the Champs Elysées, Aufguss World Championship in Germany, Sunrise yoga in Malta, Qi Qong at Kamalaya, Goat yoga at Serenbe, Club Mud at Glen Ivy Hot Springs, Gong bath in the UK, and Sunrise Ritual with Pre-Hispanic dancers in Cancun.

"Instead of talking about scary statistics, we focus on bringing more joy to the world," said de Gabriac. "When people smile and have fun, their body chemistry changes and blooms with serotonin and oxytocin. When they experience how good it feels to be well they are likely to become repeaters and adopt fun and healthy choices in their lifestyle."

"Epigenetics clearly show that the way we sleep, eat, move, cope with stress and socially interact over time lengthens our telomeres, giving us the chance to live longer, healthier, and especially, happier lives," he added.



Connect with
World Leisure
Magazine:
View issue contents
Sign up:
Instant Alerts/zines

Print edition
 

News headlines
Otoguru, Almeida join Civana
Otoguru, Almeida join Civana   20 Nov 2018

Sharon Otoguru and Dr Fabio Almeida have joined Arizona wellness destination Civana ahead of the opening of its 22,000sq ft (2,044sq m) spa next .... more>>
Sporta rebrands as Community Leisure UK
Sporta rebrands as Community Leisure UK   20 Nov 2018

Sporta, the body representing charitable leisure trusts across the UK, has rebranded as Community Leisure UK as part of efforts to "tackle a false .... more>>
IAAPA 2018: Prestigious awards honour operators and individuals
IAAPA 2018: Prestigious awards honour operators and individuals   20 Nov 2018

A number of operators, individuals and attractions across the industry were recognised for excellence this month, with a number of prestigious awards .... more>>
Whisky experiences among winners of ASVA's annual awards
Whisky experiences among winners of ASVA's annual awards   20 Nov 2018

The Scotch Whisky Experience and the Isle of Arran Distillery and Visitor Centre have been given top awards by the Association of Scottish Visitor .... more>>
Company profile


TVS Group

The company was established in 2009 as a specialist supplier of noise and vibration solutions.

View full profile>>

Catalogue gallery


Featured Supplier

Precor expands Spinner range with new Spinner Climb

Precor expands Spinner range with new Spinner Climb

Group training is a trend that is here to stay. It first appeared in the top 20 of ASCM’s worldwide survey of fitness trends in 2017 at no. 6 and then at no. 2 in 2018. More>>




in this issue

• 'Preventative vision' revealed for NHS
• Escape and Myzone to 'gamify' HIIT classes
• IHG opens the UK's first Kimpton hotel



World Leisure jobs




Events Supervisor
Location: Kent, England
Company: Mytime Active
Fitness Professional
Salary: Competitive basic + commission
Location: Bromley, UK
Company: Mytime Active
General Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Southam, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Sales Manager
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits
Location: Cotswold, UK
Company: Hoburne Ltd
Diary dates
Powered by leisurediary.com




24 Apr - 26 Nov 2018

MAPIC Russia

Expocentre, Moscow, Russia


19-20 Nov 2018

Israel Hotel Investment Summit (IHIS)

Hilton Hotel, Tel Aviv, Israel



Leisure Management magazine 2018 issue 1
Leisure Management
2018 issue 1

View issue contents
View on turning pages
Download PDF
  Fitness: Hybrid fitness
ESPA Life at Corinthia's 'revolutionary' new fitness service, BodySPace More>>
  Arts & Culture: The show must go on
When austerity hits hard, UK theatres adapt and get creative More>>


Leisure Management magazine 2016 issue 1

Leisure Management
2016 issue 1

View issue contents
View turning pages
Download PDF
  Social good: Winds of change
Learn about the Change Foundation and the opportunities it creates More>>
  Adult play: Making a big play
LM reports on the emerging trend of adults playing like kids More>>


Published by The Leisure Media Company Ltd Portmill House, Portmill Lane, Hitchin, Herts SG5 1DJ. Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385 | Contact us | About us | © Cybertrek Ltd