Four Seasons Washington DC Celebrates Global Wellness Day June 10,

Photo by Global Wellness Day via Facebook

Join Four Seasons Washington, DC for a festive day that is entirely not for profit, and encourages patrons to take a break from the stresses of everyday life and recognize the value of living well.

 

This year, the special day will be commemorated in 100 countries at 4,000 different locations across the globe, and the celebratory roster at Four Seasons Washington is an exciting one.

 

Hotel guests and locals alike are welcomed to partake in a variety of complimentary activities throughout the day featuring leading health experts and brands. No advanced registration is required for participation, and events are open to the public on a first come, first serve basis.

Fitness Activities

 

6:30–7:30 am: Hotel General Manager, David Bernand will kick off the Global Wellness Day activities by leading guests on the Run My City course through DC’s most iconic monuments, memorials and museums. Guests that would like to participate in the approximately 5-kilometer run can meet outside of the hotel's Fitness Club where they will return after the course.

 

8:00–9:00 am: A yoga ambassador from lululemon athletica will guide guests through a Vinyasa Flow class alongside the C&O Canal.

12:30–1:30 pm: OreOfe “LadyFit” Iluyomade will guide guests through an upbeat African inspired dance fitness class called “You Can Dance.” The class will take place in The Spa's yoga studio and includes stretching, flexibility, warm-up and cardio segments and is set to current African and Caribbean music.

 

A Revitalizer juice made with orange, mint, kale and ginger and superfood muffins with oats, carrots, blueberries, walnuts, flax seed and apples will be provided after each activity to help guests refuel and energize for the rest of the day

Food and Beverage Activities

 

10:30 am – 12:00 noon: Join renowned nutritionist Ashley Koff RD, best-selling author and powerhouse blogger Tess Masters: The Blender Girl, best-selling author and celebrated Persian chef, Najmieh Batmanglij and acclaimed mixologist and BOURBON STEAK Head Bartender, Torrence Swain for a comprehensive panel discussion on wellness and nutrition. Each expert will share knowledge from their own unique field, and give practical advice on how to make better choices day-to-day to increase wellbeing. The panel will take place in Bourbon Steak's private dining room.

 

June 10–17, 2017: Mindful eating is an important aspect of wellness. In celebration of Global Wellness Day, all week long BOURBON STEAK will offer its patrons a complimentary take-home salad to pair with any leftover steak or protein from their meal. The nutrition-packed salad is made of mesclun, cucumbers, radishes and strawberries with a side of sherry vinaigrette.

 

Spa and Wellness Activities

10:00 am – 2:00 pm: Guests can indulge in 100 percent natural and non-toxic beauty with Flash-Facials from Tata Harper. The 30-minute pampering session will leave skin feeling cleansed and renewed.

 

3:00–4:00 pm: Join Martha Beck certified life coach and yoga instructor Elena Sonnino for an interactive talk on mediation. Explore strategies and ways to incorporate meditation in daily life or to take an existing practice to new depths through movement, breath and an understanding of the chakra system to go deeper into oneself.

 

4:30–5:00 pm: Come for the stillness, leave with the glow that exists within. After her meditation lecture, Sonnino will lead a 30-minute guided meditation designed to activate hope. Appropriate for all levels.

 

2:00–5:00 pm: After a full day of activities, attendees can indulge in a mini-makeover from natural mineral makeup line Jane Iredale. A makeup artist will apply three products to brighten the complexion and refresh the face in minimal time.

 

All spa and wellness activities will take place at The Spa at Four Seasons. Tata Harper Flash-Facials and Jane Iredale mini-makeover appointments can be made by calling 202-944-2022.

 

Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC aims to raise awareness on personal health and wellness with Hotel employees, guests and the public alike. 

For questions and additional information, please call 202.944.2022 or e-mail to reservations.was@fourseasons.com.