Event Partners

We are happy to team up with some amazing partners in Hong Kong that help us with our event. Learn more about what they do here!

LUSH

LUSH

Lush believes in making effective products from fresh, organic fruit and vegetables, the finest essential oils and safe synthetics. They invents their own products fresh by hand using little or no preservative or packaging, using only vegetarian ingredients from companies that do not commission tests on animals and in testing our products on humans. Lush provides a wide range of cosmetic products such as shampoo, shower, bath, skincare, make up and so on… to brighten your day and night!

Benefit for participants: LUSH will be providing some amazing content for the sponsor bags/race packs!.

Website: https://hk.lush.com

Instagram: @lushhk

Lemon Drop Studio

Lemon Drop Studio

LemonDrop Studio locates in the heart of the vibrant Kennedy Town neighbourhood, Lemon Drop is a cozy studio filled with natural light. With a focus on small size classes and personalized instruction, the teachers of Lemon Drop Studio radiate with experienced knowledge from their diverse training. Lemon Drop Studio offers over 30-40 classes per week designed for all levels students. It offers Hatha Yoga, Gentle Flow, Yoga Fundamentals, Yoga Stretch, Vinyasa, Yin Yang, Yin Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Back Care Yoga, Core Strength Yoga, Detox Yoga, HIIT, Contemporary Dance and Kids Dance. Lemon Drop Studio organizes yoga events as well as workshops and trainings from time to time.

Benefit for participants: Lemondrop will be providing one of the Yoga videos, holding one of the yoga/ meetups and providing their studio location for the talk and movie nights.

Bookings: http://bit.ly/2u94bSe

Email: lemondropstudiohk@gmail.com

Instagram: @lemondropstudiohk

HK Running

HK Running

HK Running is a site that lets you find great new places to run or hike in Hong Kong with ease. Their aim is to provide you with all the info you need for a great day out. Featuring multi-background mapping options, creative route names, transport info, safety and learning pages as well as a dedicated blog and forum for you to learn about everything running.

Benefit for participants: HK Running has helped to find and design the running courses we use, provide the maps and videos as well as helping organise the running meetups.

Website: hkrunning.com

Instagram: @hk.running

Float On Hong Kong

Float On Hong Kong

Float On HK is Hong Kong’s first sensory deprivation centre. Our Dream Pods are filled with 500 kilograms of Epsom salt and magnesium in water kept at 34.5 degrees, roughly surface skin temperature, which ultimately mimics being in a zero gravity environment. Cocooned within our Dream Pods, your body becomes weightless and every muscle begins to relax letting your mind calm and enter a relaxed state. Floating is a form of pausing from our busy and over stimulated Kong-create environment and enter a state of deep mental and physical relaxation and recovery. It is also known as flotation- REST (Restricted Environmental Stimulation Technique).

Benefit for participants: Float On will be providing the winners with prizes, as well as being the location for sponsor bag pick up.

Website: floatonhk.com

Instagram: @floatonhk

The Yoga Room

The Yoga Room

The Yoga Room is a boutique yoga studio in the heart of Sheung Wan with four studios (3/F, 4/F,6/F and 16/F). The Yoga Room is a sanctuary amidst the chaos below with its spacious and bright feel.

With a focus on small classes and high quality, personalized instruction, the teachers of The Yoga Room radiate with warmth and knowledge from their extensive and diverse training. The Yoga Room offers over 100 classes per week designed for the beginner to the advanced.  The Yoga Room is proud to offer group classes in Hot Yoga, Hatha, Ashtanga, Yin Yoga, Yoga Therapy, Jivamukti,  Mindfulness Yoga, Vinyasa, Mat Pilates, Pre-natal Yoga, Prenatal Pilates, Mum & Baby Yoga, and Kids Yoga, all taught by Certified instructors. We also offer private classes at our studios or at your preferred location. The Yoga Room organizes a lot of outdoor yoga events as well as workshops and trainings with famous teachers from abroad.

Benefit for participants: The Yoga Room will be holding 2 of the yoga meetups for participants.

Website: http://yogaroomhk.com 

Instagram: @theyogaroomhk

teapigs Hong Kong

teapigs Hong Kong

teapigs – the brand of specialty tea from the UK.

With 32 flavours of tea covering black, green, white, oolong, herbal teas and super power organic matcha. Teapigs only use the very best quality whole leaf teas, whole berries, and whole herbs – not the dusty stuff. teapigs features green packaging which is either biodegradable or recyclable and all printing is done with vegetable based inks; the tea bags are completely biodegradable.

Order directly through the website or find teapigs teas at various supermarkets and specialty food shops in Hong Kong.

Benefit for participants: Teapigs will be providing everyone with a sample of their amazing tea in the sponsor bags.

Website: teapigs.com.hk

Instagram: @teapigshk

Essencial Candles

Essencial Candles

Essencial Candles was started to help provide an all natural healthy candle for everyone to enjoy. They use all natural beeswax directly from a bee farm in Hong Kong and blend it with pure essential oils. With the use of beeswax, the candle acts as a natural air purifier as beeswax has a non-toxic burn and produces negative ions when burning. Added in is a cotton wick to throw off a lovely scent and a warm glowing essence.

All candles are hand made in Hong Kong

Benefit for participants: Each participant will get a special edition essencial candle in their sponsor bag/ race pack!

Website: essencialcandles.com

Instagram: @essencialcandles

My Yoga Trail

My Yoga Trail

My Yoga Trail is run by Silke Bender. Silke is a coach and business consultant, a yoga instructor and trail runner focusing on corporate yoga classes and yoga for runners in Asia and Europe.

Benefit for participants: Silke will be providing one of the yoga videos, and will be holding one of the yoga meetups.

Website: myyogatrail.com

Instagram: @myyogatrail

Dr Monica Borschel

Dr Monica Borschel

Dr Monica Borschel is originally from Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A. She graduated with her Masters in Clinical Psychology from Teachers College at Columbia University in New York City.

She later moved to Hong Kong to pursue her doctorate at the University of Hong Kong in Social Work and Social Administration.

She uses attachment based theory, personality and identity theory, positive psychology and guided meditative practices to enable her clients to find the healing within themselves.

Now a clinical physcholgist, Monica specializes in loss and attachment. She uses guided meditations and positive psychology as part of her treatment process.

Monica works with families and individuals on

-Coping with loss (relationship break-ups, divorce, loss of finance or trade, job loss and death of a loved one)

-Coping with stress and emotions

-Recognizing abuse and healing after abuse

-Finding focus

-Finding self-identity

-Reaching potential

-Play therapy with children dealing with loss

Benefit for participants: Dr Monica has helped to put the meditation week together and will be giving a talk on stress and giving a live meditation to participants who join the talk.

Website: doctormb.com    Blog: monicaborschel.com

Nadine Bubner Yoga

Nadine Bubner Yoga

As a Certified Health Coach, IRONMAN Certified Coach, Certified Yoga Instructor and athlete Nadine Bubner offers a unique perspective and practical solutions on how to live a healthier life, and perform at your optimum. Living in Hong Kong can be demanding and stressful, Nadine works with everyone who wants to improve time management, health and life quality. Especially tailormade for the business man or woman, time pressured mum and athletes.

Benefit for participants: Nadine will be holding one of the yoga meetups.

http://nadinebubner.wixsite.com/wholehealthyhappy   http://supyogahongkong.wixsite.com/supyogahkg

Mind Body Matters

Mind Body Matters

Alexa Massingham is a yoga teacher and mindfulness trainer for young people. Her company Mind Body Matters is the result of her experience in working in education and her practice of mindfulness and yoga. She is currently working with schools, businesses and charities in Hong Kong to support overall well being and stress reduction through both practices. As a former school teacher, her passion and motivation has been to support the wellbeing of young people, and those around them, to help them live happier and healthier lives.

Benefit for participants: Alexa will be holding one of the yoga meetups.

Website: mind-body-matters.com

Mantraband

Mantraband

MantraBands are simple, elegant bracelets with a touch of delicate polish and an uplifting message; promoting a lifestyle of optimism, positivity, mindfulness. Wear your MantraBand every day as your daily reminder, affirmation, and inspiration. Made with love.

Benefit for participants: Mantraband will be giving their incredible bracelets as prizes to the winners!

Website: mantraband.com

Instagram: @mantraband

Kimberley Carder

Kimberley Carder

Kimberley is a Clinical Psychology doctoral candidate and a doctoral resident in private practice. She grew up in Hong Kong and understands the pressures that the city can have. Living in Hong Kong can make you feel like you need to create additional hours in the day while being on top of your game in every aspect.

Kimberley works predominantly in family therapy as she appreciates that issues are never hanging out in isolation, we are all a part of a system that attributes, compensates and can heal problems.

An avid athlete, as Hong Kong’s first professional MMA fighter she debuted and won the first title fight in this city. She knows how important creating a positive relationship with your body and exercise regime is. Although no longer professional, Kimberley is a competitive athlete taking part in both local and international jiu-jitsu competitions.

Taking on a challenge like a 5km race, like most things in sports psychology, is about re-working your internal monologue. Monitoring our ‘self-talk’ through mindfulness can be ultimate tool in supporting yourself during these five weeks and beyond.

Kimberley is currently a doctoral resident at SPOT and is available for individual psychotherapy for both teens and adults, seasoned athletes and beginners.

Benefit to participants: Kimberly has helped us put the mindfulness program together.

 You can contact Kim at: kim.carder@spot.com.hk

Eat Up

Eat Up

Ultimate Performance’s complete meal preparation service, providing you gourmet meals that taste delicious, and help you hit your macronutrients with ease.

At Ultimate Performance, we constantly strive to remain at the pinnacle of personal training across the globe. This same uncompromising ethos for excellence has gone into every single EatUP dish to serve you with wholesome, healthy and delicious gourmet meals that will make your healthy lifestyle efforts, easy.

  • FRESH AND NUTRITIOUS: Daily prepared meals for you 5 days a week, using the quality ingredients
  • CONVENIENT: Delivered straight to your home or office on HK Island or Kowloon, and we’ll even work around your travel schedule when you need it most
  • DELICIOUS: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner specifically designed by UP’s very own professional chef
  • HONEST: High-protein, low-medium fat macronutrients labelled clearly on every meal
Email Judith@UPFitness.com for more information!
 Benefit to participants:

EatUp will be giving a discount coupon for all participants on their first purchase.

GOODin.HK

GOODin.HK

GOODin.HK is a guide to all things healthy in Hong Kong – the only resources in Hong Kong that offers non-sponsored reviews from rel people on fitness and wellness providers in the city. Browse and book health and wellness events; compared fitness, yoga, dance classes and instructors; connect with like-minded people, browse online magazine and much more. 
GOODin.HK brings a delightful surprise designed especially for modern women of Hong Kong – a 2-day women’s festival Festival du Feminin. The festival (aka women’s ‘un-conference’) addresses common struggles and concerns of real women living in our urban jungle – body confidence, time management, public speaking skills; questions about sex that no one dares to ask but everyone googles, dealing with extreme stress and feeling lost, body wisdom, relationships…The festival workshops raise questions such as how can I be more feminine and sensual; why did my boyfriend/husband cheat; why do I find it difficult to speak up my opinions; why am I so shy with others; how can I be less stressed; why is sex not as fun as they say it can be and many others. In addition to the workshops festival guests can talk to one-on-one consultants, indulge in some pampering; dance, practice yoga and mindfulness, learn and practice important skills that might be missing from your life. All this set among the serene beach resort environment, surrounded by art, live music, live dance performances, healthy food, a little shopping therapy and more.
The festival is outrageously honest, uncompromisingly intelligent and practical. It gathered best speakers, authors, therapists, business owners, consultants and many other local and international speakers traveling to Hong Kong exclusively for the festival. 
Come and treat yourself. Come and invest in yourself. Come play and celebrate the amazing woman that you are. 
Benefits to participants: 
– exclusive 10% discount off any FdF ticket to all our friends and fans (choose from 1-workshop pass, 1 day-pass, 2-day pass, VIP pass…). No better way to unwind after the race and prepare yourself to SLAY at the next one! 
– FREE full weekend pass to the festival to the first place winners of the November race.
More information here: