This time of year, the race is on to get into shape for our travels! There is no better time to get your skin glowing and your body sculpted! England may not always be sunny and warm, but what you can definitely count on this season, are all the healthy happenings this summer. So clear your schedule to make room in your calendar for these hot, new and healthy happenings coming up! We’ve rounded up some of the hottest events, from yoga and pilates to HIIT classes… we’ve got you covered!
Trioyga on the Roof
Head over to the spendy-central Selfridges and up to their restaurant, Forest, on the rooftop for an hour of calming and re-energising yoga. Stretch out and calm your mind with these rejuvenating classes followed by a delicious and nutritious breakfast of avo on toast (our fave) with plenty of fresh fruit and juices.
Dates: every Tuesday from 28th June – 30th August 2016
Time: 10.00 – 11.00am
Price: £20 pre-booked online or £25 on the door
Equinox, the high-performance lifestyle leader, continues its Global #POWEREDBYPRIDE 2016 “Partners in Pride” Series in London. The event will fuse two Equinox classes, Pilates and HIIT, into one, demonstrating how opposing movements, sounds and personalities can come together as one. So get your trainers on and head down to Equinox, Kensington.
Equinox – Summer Residency at Mondrian London
Equinox is also partnering with luxury hotel, Mondrian London for Exclusive Summer Rooftop Fitness Series. We’re so there!
Mondrian, London, has teamed up with Equinox for a summerlong partnership. They will be offering a series of innovative classes in their Rumpus Room, Mondrian London’s exclusive rooftop lounge. The panoramic views of London, will serve as an ideal backdrop for Equinox’s unparalleled fitness program offerings. Available to Equinox members and non-members alike, the challenging, yet inspiring classes are not to be missed!
We’re heading to the Bootcamp class on the 16th July! The high-performance bootcamp class comprises an hour of intense cardio sports drills fused with strength training and exercises designed to help you achieve flawless functional fitness. One hour, one workout, one way to change your body – this class, coached by Anthony Fletcher, will certainly pack a punch.
Lottie Murphy – Pilates & Relaxation at Daylesford’s Haybarn Spa
Pop over to Bamford’s Haybarn Spa in the beautiful Cotswolds for nourishing and re-energising day, hosted by Daylesford. The day will consist of rejuvenating treatments, pilates and delicious and nutritions organic food lead by Lottie Murphy, a successful fitness and lifestyle blogger with a passion for transforming peoples lives with the power of Pilates! It’s sure to be a very relaxing and rejuvenating day!
The programme will consist of;
10.30 – 11.00 Welcome juice and introduction from Lottie
11.00 – 12.00 Pilates or Bamford Signature Facial treatment
12.15 – 13.00 Lunch and Q&A with Lottie
13.00 – 14.00 Free time to shop and walk around the farm
14.15 – 15.15 Pilates or Bamford Signature Facial treatment
(reverse of the morning)
15.30 – 16.00 Tea and relaxation in the Lavender room
16.00 – 16.30 VIP shopping in Bamford Barn
Sanderson Spa – Wellbeing Package
Running throughout June, till the end of August, Sanderson’s multi-element wellbeing package will take you a step further to achieving your body and mind goals. The package includes a Wellbeing Menu, curated by nutrition coach, Karen Cummings-Palmer, which will be packed with light and nutritious ingredients. Alongside the menu, Karen will also be offering her ‘Check in, Check up’, 60 minute health consultations with a follow-up Skype sessions.
Sanderson Agua Spa, also welcomes a new resident, Anne de Mamiel. Anne, an acupuncturist, aromatherapist and healing holistic facialist, will also give guests the opportunity to experience her brand new pollution proof Atmospherics collection. Designed over five years, guests will be treated to the ‘de Mamiel Elixir Experience’ – a 60 minute treatment which as been specifically designed to combat the damaging effects of environmental stress and rejuvenate skin – perfect for those living or visiting London over the coming months! Guests who sign up to Sanderson Wellbeing can enjoy:
An overnight stay for two people with a complimentary room upgrade (subject to availability)
A healthy breakfast for two including sugar-free granola, fresh fruit smoothies and cold press coffee
Two course lunch OR dinner from the Wellbeing Menu for two people, served in-room or in agua Spa‘Check In, Check Up’ package with certified health and nutirition coach Karen Cummings-Palmer
60-minute ‘de Mamiel Elixir Experience’ from Annee de Mamiel’s new Atmosphériques collection
The package is priced from £745 and is available until 31st August 2016, based on two people sharing a room and one person partaking in the nutritionist sessions and Elixir Experience.
Additional treatments, including personal training sessions with Jamie Baird, are also available upon request.
Focus on your wellbeing at Bodyism in Turkey
If you only book one thing this summer it has to be this! Bodyism’s permanent residence at D-Hotel Maris in Turkey, is a luxury get-away certain to whip you up into shape, whilst you relax, unwind and renergerise in the sun! Bodyism has been transforming bodies all around the world, with incredible success over the last ten years. With clients that include Lara Stone, Rosie-Huntington-Whiteley and Hugh Grant, it is safe to say, they are at the top of their game!
Set on a high cliff overlooking turquoise water, with breathtaking views, there is no better place to get into shape and watch your troubles float away. The gym is surrounded by the resort’s five beaches, seven restaurants, a spa, diving centre and tennis academy. You can see Greece across the beautiful body of water from the bodyism gym while being coached by one of the elite bodyism specialists. The Clean and Lean ethos is echoed throughout the resort, enabling guests to access cutting edge wellness solutions in the most luxurious surroundings imaginable! Need we say more!
words by Olivia Fantoni