Located in Phuket, the sprawling Thanyapura Health and Sports Resort offers year-round programmes in sports training and lifestyle improvement to beginners and Olympic-level athletes alike. You can now enjoy their range of classes online – from Muay Thai to HIIT and Zumba to yoga. Available via livestream on Thanyapura’s Facebook page, these free online classes are led by Thanyapura coaches and require no equipment – just plenty of enthusiasm! They range from 30 to 60 minutes, and weekly class schedules are posted on Thanyapura’s website.
2. Six Senses
Luxury resort group Six Senses are renowned for their comprehensive spa programmes and even though you have to stay home for the time being, that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy their wellness offerings. On Six Senses Spas’ Facebook page, choose from guided meditation classes, yoga sessions and even workshops on how to improve your sleep. These videos are all led by experts from Six Senses resorts across the world. To get the latest posts and updates, follow the hashtag #AtHomeWithSixSenses.
A big player in the wellness scene, luxury hotel group Aman are especially known for drawing on traditional healing therapies from the destinations where their properties are located. These include wellness programmes built around the principles of Ayurveda in Amanbagh (India) as well as a holistic onsen experience that includes a seaweed body wrap in Amanemu (Japan). While we have to hit pause on the spa visits for now, you can still nourish body and soul with Amanyara (Turks & Caicos) Amankora (Bhutan) and Amanpuri (Phuket) streaming live videos from their Instagram accounts. These tutorial clips run the gamut from breathing techniques to help relax our bodies to immunity-boosting mocktails you can easily create at home.
This resort on the holiday island of Hilton Head in South Carolina has been drawing fitness aficionados for decades with offerings of well-rounded programmes. Now, no matter where you are in the world, you can participate in their activities which range from mindfulness sessions to workouts targeted at specific parts of your body. The membership-only plan also includes videos that offer tips on nutrition as well as cooking demonstrations.
Located on the seventh floor of this trendy hotel, the on-site gym Attitude Fitness has launched a series of workout videos for people to replicate at home. Led by the gym’s instructors, these videos are short but intense, targeted at those who are looking for a quick pick-me-up in the middle of a workday. Choose from high-intensity core workouts or a gentler-paced yoga session.