This year, Global Wellness Day will be celebrated on June 10 worldwide as a day that brings together exercise, healthy living and inner health as a social movement to raise awareness of living well throughout the world.
This is an opportunity for the wellness world to come together in a single platform and with an inspiring mission, This year’s slogan is “One Day Could Change Your Life,” which pretty much sums up the ongoing theme in which countless wellness practices are practiced and introduced to people in an inviting environment in the hopes that more people will engage in healthy practices for a better life.
This year’s Global Wellness Day will be held on Saturday, June 10, in 4,000 locations in 100 different countries all over the world. Going into its fifth year and held annually on the second Saturday in June, a lesser known fact of what has now become a global phenomenon is this day, or event as it were, was first initiated in Turkey.
Yes, that’s true. Five years ago, the first Global Wellness Day was held at the Richmond Nua Spa in Sapanca and brought together throngs of people creating intense interest, which has since spread exponentially all over the world. It’s founding under the notion of providing people with tools to lead a good life, stems behind the increasing rate of depression, which has increased by 18 percent worldwide, now accounting for 4.4 percent of the world’s population. The collective effort behind this now international event, aims to show that for many, the cure for depression could be in our own hands, we just need to figure out which wellness method works best for us. Therefore, on this day countless trainers, instructors, speakers and guides will be on hand to share their own wellness practices in events held in destinations worldwide.
In Istanbul, Global Wellness Day will be held on Saturday, June 10, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Kucuciftlik Park in Macka. Attendance is free and open to all. The event aims to introduce a wide variety of disciplines, practices and mindsets to people, so they can pick and choose if they like a style of health practice that will allow them to live a healthier life.
There will be three different areas set up and devoted to workshops for adults, as well as a book-signing area and a children’s activity space, with fun and educational workshops such as basketball, dance and zumba taking place throughout the day.
If anyone in the Istanbul area is interested in attending these events, you will find the itinerary at – https://www.dailysabah.com/expat-corner/2017/06/06/global-wellness-day-born-in-istanbul-celebrated-worldwide
Source: Daily Sabah