The two Shangri-La properties in Penang, the Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa and the Golden Sands Resort, Penang held their “Global Wellness Day” recently.

Things got started as early as 8 am at the garden of Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa.

The event was dedicated to “living well, both physically and spiritually”.

The gathering saw participants going through a host of fitness and spa activities aimed at promoting healthy and mindful living.

They enjoyed healthy and fun activities, such as a Tabata workout session by Cactus Fabulous Fit; yoga with Janis Tan, a registered yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance.

Participants also took the opportunity to get their free basic health check by a team Gleneagles Penang Hospital.

In between the activities, the resort served all participants detox juices and free samples of Pevonia Botanica spa products.

The programme also included a lucky draw of holiday prizes, free buffet meals and an Instagram hashtag contest for the best photo taken during the event.

Global Wellness Day was established in Turkey in 2012 as the first day dedicated to living well. The observation was officially celebrated in 73 countries in 2015.