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Past Retreat - June 2021

Happiness Factory Retreat

Supercharged Summer  

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Happiness
          Factory

19 - 20 June 2021 - SOLD OUT

Holistic Health Hacks for Summer Wellness

This retreat embodied all things Summer! Guests supercharged their mind, body and soul with Happiness Factory's holistic wellness staycation. Held at the iconic Peninsula Hong Kong with unparalleled views of the Hong Kong skyline, this luxurious weekend retreat consisted of 2 days of world class accommodation, refreshments and 6 workshops led by Hong Kong’s top practitioners: Rebecca Jean Wong, Brian Lai, Malbert Lee and Jess Shih.

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Brian Lai

Movement

Malbert Lee

Sound Therapy

Jess Shih

Mindful Connection

Package 1: $6,478* includes a 1-night stay in a Deluxe Room, 2 days of workshops for 1 attendee SOLD OUT
Package 2: $9,778* includes a 1-night stay in a Deluxe Room, 2 days of workshops for 2 attendees (shared occupancy) SOLD OUT
Package 3: $3,800* for workshops only. All attendees will receive a Happiness Factory Gift Bag to Eat, Move, Sleep and Feel Happy


*plus 10% service charge

Email to register interest in a future retreat: HF@perfectlybalanced.org 

Supercharge your Mind, Body and Soul

Eat Happy

Move Happy

Sleep Happy

Feel Happy

The fire element of Summer is associated with movement, relationships and transformation. Happiness Factory curated a range of unique experiences to enable guests to open up, receive and reinforce the magical energy of Summer, and revisit intentions that were set at the start of 2021. Over the weekend, some of Hong Kong's top practitioners led the following workshops:

  • Integrated Heart-opening Flow and Chi Breathwork 

  • Inside Flow

  • Mindful Connection and Movement with Purpose 

  • Sleep Happy with Summerlicious CBD Gong Bath  

  • Summer Sunrise Yoga   

  • The Wim Hof Method and Ice-Bath Experience

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Other Retreat Privileges  

  • All attendees received a Happiness Factory gift bag to Eat, Move, Sleep and Feel Happy  

  • Exclusive arrival transfer offer by Rolls-Royce at $628* one way 

  • Optional 1:1 private sessions with Rebecca Jean Wong, Brian Lai, Malbert Lee and Jess Shih 

  • 15% discount applicable at The Peninsula Spa 

  • Afternoon Tea at The Lounge: guaranteed booking for you and two additional guests to indulge in The Peninsula’s signature afternoon tea over your stay 

  • 15% discount applicable with in-house Personal Trainers at the Peninsula Fitness Centre

 
plus 10% service

SCHEDULE - SATURDAY 19 JUNE

11.00 - 13.00    Move & Feel Happy: Integrated Heart-opening Flow and Chi Breathwork with Rebecca and Brian

We kicked off the Happiness Factory retreat by opening up our hearts and Chi with a Feel Good Flow by Rebecca, preparing the mind and body for the following 2 days. Brian then guided us through a range of breathwork exercises designed to attract and receive a strong, vibrant flow of Chi - perfect to nourish that Fire energy within all of us! Together, we moved and breathed with intention, achieving a sense of rejuvenation across the mind, body and soul.

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13.00 - 15.00   Eat Happy: Refreshments & Fireside Chat with Nutrition Coach Beth Wright

Beth led an open discussion about the myths surrounding nutrition and popular diets such as keto, paleo, intermittent fasting & vegan, and shared practical tips on how to combine our love of food and wine in a happy, healthy and sustainable manner. 

15.00 - 16.00    Move Happy: Inside Flow with Rebecca

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Inside Flow is not about perfect asanas. It is about synching our breath to the beat of music. We moved with our breath and were carried away by the sounds of hip hop, pop, and even electro pop. This revolutionary, dynamic flow class is the brainwork of global yoga master, Young Ho Kim, who takes his passion for music and fuses it with yoga, martial arts and dance. Rebecca took us through this special practice, where we experienced the power and unity of Movement, Breath, Heart and Music. 

16.00 – 17.00    Feel Happy: Mindful Connection and Movement with Purpose with Rebecca and Jess (Feel Good Factory)

Summer's magical fire energy is known to boost charisma, compassion and communication. Rebecca and Jess shared their personal tips on how to mindfully communicate both verbally and non-verbally in order to connect effectively with others, and more importantly, yourself. The session finished with a beautiful meditation practice. 

17.00 - 20.45   Free Time and Dinner

20.45 - 21.00   Sleep Happy: Poolside chat with Found CBD

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21.00 - 22.00   Sleep Happy: Summer Gong Bath with Malbert 

This evening workshop was curated to balance our summer energy by immersing in the alchemy of sounds, frequencies and vibrations of the Peninsula Pool. It was the perfect environment to release tension and old energy that no longer serves us, and create a clear opening to invite in new, positive energy. At the end of the evening, guests couldn't help but feel a deep sense of relaxation and calm, a precursor to a restful night's sleep. 

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SCHEDULE - SUNDAY 20 JUNE 

07:30 – 08:30  Move Happy: Sunrise Flow with Rebecca 

What better way to start a Sunday than with the positive sunrise vibes at the Peninsula's Pool and Sun Terrace? This session invited guests to reset their energy and refresh their intentions for 2021 with a feel good, mindful practice,  all set to the stunning view of Hong Kong's harbour. In this workshop, Rebecca flowed with us to bring a sense of unity and positive energy.

08.30 – 10.00  Break for Naturally Peninsula smoothies and breakfast 


10.15 - 13.15      Feel Happy: Wim Hof Method and Ice-Bath Experience with Brian

If you ever wanted to learn the science and art of breathwork, including the Wim Hof Method, this workshop is it. Brian guided us through a variety of ways to increase our resilience towards stress, through the power of our breath alone. At the conclusion of this workshop, everyone had the option of experiencing a new level of mind and body strength, with a safe and guided ice immersion against the backdrop of the Hong Kong harbour. (And, we're pleased to report - ALL guests opted in for this!)

13.15 - 13.30     Eat Happy with Suphia's Functional Foods

After the Ice-Bath, it is very common to feel supercharged...and hungry! Suphia was on hand to re-fuel us with her array of energy bars and power balls, made with love and packed with nutrients. 

INSTRUCTOR BIOS

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Rebecca Jean Wong
Inner Flow Movement

MOVEMENT, Inside Flow

Practice Inside Flow and other Feel Good movements with Rebecca on the Peninsula
Pool and Sun Deck. Music drives Inside Flow yoga and frames the whole sequence, with movement and breath being One. Since its inception by Young Ho Kim in Germany, Inside Flow has received a popular following around the world and Rebecca Jean Wong has grown this unique style of yoga in Hong Kong. Over the weekend, Rebecca will practice Inside Flow with you, as well as share how to Mindfully Connect in a special workshop with her partner at Feel Good Factory, Jess Shih.

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Brian Lai
Breathwork

BREATHWORK, The Wim Hof Method

Breathwork has been integrated into the lives of Navy SEALs, elite athletes, and Silicon Valley CEOs to perform at their best under high-stress environm