Combine Nealy’s down to earth five-star hospitality with a selection the world’s best experts in the health and wellness industry and what do you get? An unprecedented gathering of education, wellbeing and pampering to launch MAYYA Movement of course!
Over the 24th and 25th of May 2014, Nealy brought together an empowered community of women for a powerful life changing weekend. The group studied, indulged and connected throughout their experience, departing on Sunday afternoon with tools and the motivation to elevate their health to the next level.
Taking place at the W Hong Kong– the perfect place to learn, unwind, mingle, and enjoy — the MAYYA Movement launch event had a fresh, relaxed and uplifting vibe.
Participation helped to raise awareness for the Karen Leung Foundation to help save the lives of women with gynecological cancer.
Highlights of the 24-hour Urban Wellness Retreat
- Keynote lecture with Dr. Mark Hyman
- Life coaching workshop with Lauren Zander, life coach and founder of the Handel Method
- Cooking class and luncheon with Chef Priscilla Solgio of Rawthentic
- Physique 57 Barre class
- Yoga class with Lauren Imparato, founder of I.AM.YOU.Studio in New York
- Pilates conditioning workshop with Heather Shalabi, founder of Flex Studio
- Poolside organic wine and healthy canapés
- Healthy breakfast bites + afternoon snacks. Gluten-free and Paleo recipes from Nealy’s kitchen.
- Exclusive gift bags with giveaways from our partners.
- A raffle with prizes including 5-star getaways, spa packages and more
Dr. Mark Hyman
Dr. Hyman, one of our resident experts, is a practicing family physician, a nine-time #1 New York Times bestselling author, and an internationally recognized leader, speaker, educator, and advocate in his field.
Lauren Zander is the Co-Founder and Chairman of the Handel Group®, an international coaching company based in New York City. She has spent nearly 20 years coaching thousands of private and corporate clients from around the world. Lauren shared her expertise and wisdom and helped guide participants to lead their most fulfilled life.
Holly is a lead teacher trainer for the celebrity endorsed highly transformative barre method, Physique 57 and a favorite here at MAYYA Movement. A dancer and a marathon runner, she brought together the perfect combination of tone and burn.
Lauren Imparato resigned her job as a VP on the Wall Street Trading floors in 2009 to launch I.AM.YOU, a lifestyle company based on Yoga, Nourishment, and Music. In NYC and across the globe she is known for her athletic yoga classes and straight up, real approach to wellness, nourishment, yoga and life.
Chef Priscilla Solgio is the founder and executive chef at Rawthentic Food Limited. She is a graduate of both the Matthew Kenney Culinary Academy and Pure Joy Culinary Academy, USA. Priscilla has recently launched Raiz The Bar, a new line of raw organic chocolates that we absolutely love.
Heather Thomas Shalabi is the cofounder and director of FLEX Hong Kong. She is highly sought after for her precision of technique and her ability to change people’s bodies. Heather leads group and pilates classes and workshops.
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