Wellness

Flex has gone global! This month, UK-based welltodo.com – a wellness news platform with a global reach – has featured Flex Studio co-founder and director Heather Thomas Shalabi in their latest Founders Series section....

Flex is turning yoga on its head; pardon the pun. With super professional new faces, new classes and new energy, we have a method and instructor for everyone. To get you motivated, we talk with Hong Kong-born and bred Jessica Lee, one of Flex’s new and...

How do you choose the most effective complementary or ‘alternative’ therapy? If you lack energy, are trying for a baby, suffer unexplained pain and/or stress, or gut health is a concern – among a myriad of other concerns - seeking alternative help can be the solution. For...

Doing a cleanse in the New Year and not sure where to start? We hear you. Buying dietary supplements these days has become as confusing as reading nutrition labels, or worse, filling out an insurance claim form....

You’re working out, eating well and drinking plenty of water. But your mind is racing and you can’t sleep? Or you wake up feeling drained and lack energy all day? This is where a total mind-body approach to wellness comes in. We’ve spoken about it before...

If sitting is the new smoking, then it’s no surprise that sciatica is the new tennis elbow. In fact, sciatica is often caused by sitting around and/or piling on the pounds. It can also be caused by doing something physical but doing it the wrong way. “There’s...

  Ever wondered how that one athlete makes it to the finish line first, despite his or her competitors being as well trained, strong and capable? Or how do you get that niggling injury to finally become a distant memory? For proponents of the Feldenkrais Method –...

Five years ago, Lisa Lam was working as a fashion buyer in Hong Kong. The hours were long and it was a stressful environment. “I was getting a lot of digestive issues and other health conditions to the point I knew I had to do something about...

It’s not just what you eat. It’s also highly likely that it’s when. There are a few scientific global studies and researchers say more are needed, but so far, results show that eating irregularly – skipping meals and gorging at random times, for example, is...