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!
If you are interested in becoming an event partner please get in touch! firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
I crave adventure in the great outdoors and this characteristic has taken me from California to all around the World. I have over 5 years experience in designing and monitoring exercise programs based on client needs, goals, abilities, and anatomy. Motivating people to be the best versions of themselves is what I love waking up to do everyday. I don’t think there’s anyone who always feels perfect about their body, but I’ve found that when I feel STRONG, my confidence skyrockets. My goal is empower you through fitness, to harness your personal strength, determination, and power to change the way you live your life! Let’s sweat!
Benefit for Participants: Sam will be holing a HITT class for one of the weekend training sessions!
Fitbit helps people lead healthier, more active lives by empowering them with data, inspiration and guidance to reach their goals. As the leading global wearables brand, Fitbit designs products and experiences that track and provide motivation for everyday health and fitness. Fitbit products are carried in 46,000 retail stores across 78 countries around the globe. Powered by one of the world’s largest social fitness networks and databases of health and fitness data, the Fitbit platform delivers personalized experiences, insights and guidance through leading software and interactive tools, including the Fitbit and Fitbit Coach apps, Guided Health Programs, and the Fitbit OS for smartwatches. Fitbit Health Solutions develops health and wellness solutions designed to help increase engagement, improve health outcomes, and drive a positive return for employers, health plans and health systems.
Benefit to participants: Fitbit will be giving prizes to all the winners!
Vita Coco® is a leading coconut water beverage brand, celebrated for its delicious, electrolyte-rich hydration. Informed consumers, health & wellness experts, pro-athletes and celebrities have all become loyal fans of coconut water, swearing by the Vita Coco brand for its authentic flavor and hydration and replenishment properties. Originally introduced in New York City in 2004, today Vita Coco is available in 30 countries and is one of the most popular natural beverages in the world.
Through their Give, Grow, Guide philosophy, Vita Coco is committed to raising 1 million people in coconut farming communities out of poverty. By partnering with international non-profit organizations such as Friends of Hope and Kiva, Vita Coco strives to ensure that students can achieve their full potential and entrepreneurs can create a better future for themselves, their families, and their communities.
Benefit to participants: Vita coco will be providing coconut water at the race, and also at the meetups for everyone!
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 discount essencial candle coupon in their sponsor bag/ race pack!
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.
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
-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.
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.
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: email@example.com
Launched in 2012 in Japan and 2014 in Hong Kong, The Japanese handbag label RIL CREED is designed by Hanada Kazue.
With over two decades of experience, Kazue’s designs are made for the modern working women on the go.
Made to empower every modern women, each RIL CREED handbag is designed in Tokyo and handmade by artisans with age old craftsmanship. With a vision to revolutionize the handbag industry by using sustainable, upcycled materials and encouraging women to see beyond luxury items, RIL CREED redefines handbags as a tool to collect experiences and a companion in women’s journey to change the world.
Benefit to participants: Ril Creed will be giving prizes to all the winners!
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
EatUp will be giving a discount coupon for all participants on their first purchase.