Wellness Travel: HALEKULANI PRESENTS THE ART OF LIVING WELL
Halekulani invites guests to participate in The Art of Living Well, July 26 – 28, 2013. The three-day wellness travel event, which is part of the acclaimed lifestyle series – Halekulani Living, features a series of immersive workshops and seminars to truly discover the meaning of well-being. As part of the event, Halekulani has partnered with the acclaimed Dr. Meg Jordan, PhD, RN, CWP – whose work has motivated millions of individuals to live healthier, more fulfilling lives, to host a series of lectures throughout the event.
Designed to provide guests with immersive, authentic and memorable experiences surrounding three distinct elements – Connoisseur, Well-Being and Masterworks, the Halekulani Living lifestyle provides guests with enriching opportunities focused on health and wellness, culinary escapes, and masterful works of art.
The following highlights just a few of the activities available as part of the upcoming Halekulani Living event:
The Future of Wellness presented by Dr. Meg Jordan – Offering a framework of the latest trends and research in health, wellness and fitness, this eye-opening presentation showcases the original intent and passion of the well-being movement. Attendees will gain insight on the ingredients required to recover, renew and thrive, and understand why interpersonal connection remains the cornerstone of wellness as a result of the latest findings in neuroscience and motivation research.
SpaHalekulani Blend Bar – An exclusive opportunity for guests to design and create their own custom SpaHalekulani blend of body creams and bath salts, using a variety of essential oils and ingredients that are organic and locally sourced.
Massage Demonstrations – SpaHalekulani is the first in the state of Hawaii to offer several indigenous rituals from the South Pacific and Japan. Guests are invited to observe some techniques used in new signature services, including Taurumi – the traditional Tahitian massage, which involved training under Tahitian Taurumi masters, as well as Zen Shiatsu – an energetic form of bodywork.
Lunch as Your Learn – Join Halekulani’s acclaimed Executive Chef Vikram Garg at the hotel’s legendary indoor / outdoor gathering spot, House Without a Key. In addition to a demonstration with Chef Garg as he prepares a gourmet lunch featuring locally sourced, healthy ingredients, guests will enjoy the delectable cuisine post table-side creation.
Tap Into Your Instinct presented by Dr. Meg Jordan– During this interactive workshop, which expands on the key matters of well-being and connection, Dr. Jordan presents an opportunity to discover the wellness instinct by exploring inborn personality traits and individual social ecology; or characteristics, attitudes, values and beliefs that are reflected in social circles.
Nightly rates starting at $490; The Art of Living Well Package is $495 and includes access and participation to entire event, a 50 minute spa treatment at SpaHalekulani, one Blend Bar product and a daily complimentary fruit smoothie.
Programs and seminars can also be purchased a la carte:
- Lecture & Workshop – $195
- Lunch as Your Learn – $75
- Other Classes – $25
For reservations and information, please contact a travel planner, call Halekulani at (800) 367-2343 / (808) 923-2311 or visit the website (www.halekulani.com).
Since its inception in 1984, Halekulani has received more than 500 accolades, awards and honoraria, and is consistently ranked among the world’s finest hotels. SpaHalekulani, amongst many others, earned the coveted Forbes Four-Star rating, the highest bestowed upon any spa by the Forbes Travel Guide, and was ranked the no. 2 Best Resort Spa in North America by Conde Nast Traveler. Halekulani’s fine dining restaurant, La Mer, is Hawaii’s longest-ranked AAA-Five Diamond restaurant. Halekulani is managed by the Hotels and Resorts of Halekulani, a brand management division of the Honolulu-based Halekulani Corporation, which also manages Waikiki Parc Hotel. Halekulani is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World and is aligned with Tokyo’s legendary Imperial Hotel.
SpaHalekulani opened its doors in April 2003, and has since been consistently recognized for its luxurious spa services. Since 2004, SpaHalekulani has received a four-star ranking from Forbes Travel Guide, and Condé Nast Traveler rated SpaHalekulani as being the no. 2 Best Spa in North America in 2006. Since 2005, SpaHalekulani has been a member of Accredited Leading Spas.