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By Karen Chiang | April 27th, 2020

This city’s stress level is usually pretty high already, but with the ongoing virus situation, it’s easy to suffer a bit of cabin fever when you’re couped up at home for weeks on end. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite spots to get zen around town, and if you are #StayingIn, they’re offering virtual classes too.


Enhale Meditation Studio

 

Enhale Meditation Studio. Photo: Enhale website
Enhale Meditation Studio. Photo: Enhale website

One of the first stand-alone meditation studios in Hong Kong, Enhale is a peaceful sanctuary for busy urbanites around the Central area to sneak a moment of calm and zen into their crazy schedule. Offering everything from breathwork and mindfulness meditation to sound bath, energy meditations and beyond, there will be a class for even the least spiritually inclined.

Now you can book online meditation sessions, private astrology or tarot readings and more.

14/F, The Plaza, 21 D’Aguilar Street, Central, 9385-8389.


Red Doors Studio

Home to Asia’s largest collection of Gongs, Red Doors Studio in Wong Chuk Hang is a sacred space for meditation, Kundalini yoga classes and gong baths of different kinds. Scheduled around astrological events like full moon and Spring Equinox, as well as meaningful causes like International Women’s Day, their sessions are always conducted with intention and focus. If you’re new to gong baths, you can always just drop in for Power Nap, a quick 20-minute gong bath that will give you deep relaxation and a mid-day refresh.

While they have changed their schedule and capacity per government’s requirement, they will also be offering online sessions — keep a lookout via their calendar.

Flat A, 21/F,  Lee Fund Centre, 31 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Wong Chuk Hang, 2110-0152.


Samadhi Training Centre for the Soul

Often catching people’s eyes with their beautiful crystal singing bowls displayed in their window, Samadhi is a spiritual retreat nestled in the quaint Poho neighborhood. Apart from hosting regular yoga and meditation classes, their doors are also open to people for a quiet moment of pause during the day. For the more spiritually inclined, you can also book yourself in for self-mastery training sessions.

They will now be offering online sessions for yoga, meditation and wisdom teachings.

2 Tai Ping Shan Street, Sheung Wan, 9311-2915.


Sound Therapy Hong Kong

For those who seek higher vibrations, Sound Therapy Hong Kong is a center dedicated to all things self-healing through sounds. Think singing bowl and gong bath workshops, wellness consultations and therapy, training, as well as retailing sound therapy equipment.

Though they are still holding healing sessions in person, you can book in for a body and mind wellness consultation via Zoom that will help you find a suitable healing solution.

10/F, EIB Tower, 4-6 Morrison Hill Road, Wan Chai, 9729-4367.


IKIGAI

Nestled in Tsim Sha Tsui East, IKIGAI is a popular boutique studio for a quick wellness escape. Apart from hosting movement and yoga classes, they also offer a very special immersive sound session. It uses atmospheric sounds that brings you on a sound journey through different environments, like a rainforest or a busy wet market, and it helps cultivate mindfulness while keeping your mind in the present moment.

Now you can enjoy their free follow-along classes virtually, or book in for their live stream sessions.

Unit 1207, 62 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, 9013-3701.


Fivelements Habitat

Best known for its Bali retreat, Fivelements Habitat is a destination for all things wellness, ideally located in the heart of Causeway Bay inside Times Square. Apart from body massages and spa treatments you can relax into, you can also dig into delicious plant-based cuisine, join a group movement or meditation class, or find clarity and healing through energy treatment sessions.

Look out for meditation sessions and more on their Instagram before they’re open again.

Level 13A, Tower One, Times Square, 1 Matheson Street, Causeway Bay, 3106-2112.