Our pick of 5 Hong Kong sporting events to play or watch!

April 24, 2019

1. IRIS: Your Escape 

Date: April 27-28 (Sat & Sun) 

Time: 10.30am-9.00pm (Sat), 9.00am-6.00pm (Sun) 

Venue: Central Harbourfront 

Admission: $180-$450 (Purchase HERE), under-12s go free! 

 

IRIS: Your Escape is back again for its EIGHTH instalment on 27th & 28th April 2019 at the beautiful Central Harbourfront!

 

With 80+ Hong Kong’s hottest fitness stars and top instructors joining forces to bring you the utmost epic health and fitness adventure, you are bound to experience the best weekend of your life!

 

Be it unleashing your bottled-up energy through yoga and fitness activities, going on a journey to self-discovery through meditation or dancing your heart out with your family and friends, IRIS strives to get you moving and sweating! 

 

2. Rooftop Yoga & Brunch presented by Flex Studio & Komune

Date: April 27 (Sat)

Time: 11am onwards 

Venue: Komune, Ovolo Southside, Wong Chuk Hang

Admission: $440 (Purchase HERE)

 

Unwind with a core flow yoga class led by Flex Studio at Above by Komune, designer hotel Ovolo Southside's rooftop space overlooking the island's stunning southern coastline!

 

Once class wraps up, guests are invited to Komune, where a much-deserved Mimosa or Bloody Mary awaits, as well as a spread of hearty salads and healthy bites! 

 

This is followed by a main course — a selection of international favourites, like classic Aussie Avocado Toast with smoked salmon and poached egg, a Plant-based Burger with Korean pickles and Scrambled Eggs with burrata and tomatoes. Sounds like a perfect Saturday afternoon to me! 

 

3. Walk Up Jardine House 2019

Date: April 28 (Sun)

Time: 8.00am-3.00pm

Venue: Jardine House, Central 

Admission: FREE

 

Walk Up Jardine House is Jardine Matheson's annual charity event. Since 1982, the event has raised over HKD 46 million to support charitable activities in Hong Kong, with an emphasis on raising awareness about mental health issues. 

Steppers compete by running up 49 floors, covering 947 steps to the Penthouse of Jardine House, bringing together 500 people from all walks of life! 

 

The Walk also offers a carnival atmosphere for all spectators to enjoy, so don't miss out! 

 

4. Mobility Workshop - Movement for Pain Relief  

Date: April 27 (Sat)  

Time: 2.30pm-3.30pm 

Venue: Hybrid MMA and Fitness

Admission: Free for members, $100 for non-members

 

Are the strains and pains of training finally catching up to you? 

 

Join coach Gabriel Carroll for an introduction to an array of tools and techniques that will grant you the capacity to move freely, comfortably and staying pain-free throughout any day-to-day or sporting activities. 

 

5. The Pursuit of Happiness | Turning Joy Into Success

Date: April 27 (Sat) 

Time: 2.00pm-5.30pm 

Venue: Kafnu Hong Kong, Kerry Hotel, Hung Hom 

Admission: $450 (Purchase HERE

 

The work environment in Hong Kong can often be brutal, and pursuing happiness is not something most people have the luxury to think about on regular days.But did you know that gaining success can start with something as simple as feeling joy?

In this interactive and motivational workshop, learn how to translate positive thoughts into ideas that work, using LEGO® Serious Play® and IDEO design thinking methods.

Be inspired by Damith Weerakoon, a certified LEGO® Serious Play® trainer and “playologist”, as he coaches you through this engaging session guaranteed to change your perspective on life!

 

 

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