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Jan has practiced dragon boating for 13 years. She loves the team spirit of the sport, being outside on the water immersed in the beauty of the sea, and the challenge and fun. “Races are very intense. You usually have between 18 and 22 individual paddlers, but essentially you are...

By Yogi Bangora My days start early. I wake up at 5am, as my first lesson is at 6.30am. I wake slowly – the rest of Hong Kong is asleep and it's still dark out. I drink water, watch the boats in the harbor from my window, pack my bag, shower...

Breath is the fundamental source of our body’s energy, according to the Pranayama practice of Yoga and Ayurveda. We breathe involuntarily, often unconsciously, but the process of controlling our breath also helps us control our vital energy or life force. Far more than simply feeding our cells with oxygen and...

We feel we couldn’t live without our smart phones. But some observers are still very worried about the radiation they emit, especially when it comes to our screen-savvy children (and amazingly, babies)....

Flex’s new AcroVinyasa classes are taught by Jessica, whose background in gymnastics and aerial arts is the perfect foundation for AcroYoga. “I love sharing and teaching the practice, especially seeing people who think there’s no way they’ll be able to do a pose and by the end of class doing...

Boost your swimsuit confidence this season with these fast-fix Pilates and Xtend Barre© moves, courtesy of Flex co-founder Anna Serafinas Luk and Pilates trainer Julianna López Casares. The best part? ...

Every year the world celebrates Pilates on Pilates Day, the first Saturday of May. Across the globe community events and promotions honour the legacy left by Josef Pilates and the healing he has brought to millions in the past, as well as today and going into the future. Flex Studio...

Maybe you think you have it. But do you? Mental Wellness is different from being diagnosed with a mental illness. It’s different from just being physically fit and it’s not the same as just eating right and getting enough sleep....

So easy to make, this dish can be prepared in advance as it doesn’t go mushy and it is packed full of healthy ingredients. Quinoa is high in protein, amino acids and has a good source of phosphorus, copper, magnesium, folate, zinc and dietary fibre. The veggies, as well as...

It’s 4pm and that little voice in your head is telling you to reach for a packet of crisps. Yet those extra kilos are still lingering – and you’ve still got a dinner to go to that night....