The Westin Surabaya which carries the concept of Wellness Hotel has six brand pillars, one of which is Move Well. Move Well can be done in various ways to stay healthy and fit, one of them is Yoga. To commemorate this year’s International Yoga’s Day which falls annually on June 21, The Westin Surabaya held a Sunrise Yoga Session event in collaboration with Just Yoga Pakuwon Mall.

The yoga session was held online and participated by the whole yoga community through LIVE via The Westin Surabaya YouTube channel with Deepak from Just Yoga as Yogist on June 21, 2021, at 07.00 WIB. A smaller scale of participants were also able to attend International Yoga’s Day while still paying attention to health protocols such as measuring body temperature, limiting physical distance between participants, and using masks during the activity.

Deepak from Just Yoga Pakuwon Mall is a yogist from India, a country that is considered the motherland of Yoga. Deepak has been in Yoga for more than 9 years. Graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree and a Yoga Science diploma in India, Deepak has practiced Yoga in many places such as India and Indonesia. Currently, Deepak is actively teaching at Just Yoga Pakuwon Mall. Deepak also mastered various types of Yoga therapy such as back pain, scoliosis, disc problems, joint pain, digestive problems, breathing problems, stress management, weight loss therapy, and others. In addition, Deepak also mastered the practice and teaching in Astanga Vinyasa, Hatha Yoga, Yin Yoga, Yoga Udara, Yoga Acro, Pranayama, Meditasi, and Yoga Nidra.

The main theme of the yoga session this time is ‘Yoga for Immunity’. The Westin Surabaya as a Wellness Hotel wants to invite the public to stay healthy, or at least creates awareness to maintain immunity during this pandemic. In the yoga session with Deepak, various benefits of doing Yoga were presented. “Yoga can overcome various problems such as back and knee pain, scoliosis, stomach acid, sleep problems, stress, anxiety and of course yoga can also increase the body’s immunity at times like this in particular.” said Deepak.

Deepak showed some of the basic yoga movements include Sukasana, Twisting, Side Bending, Cat Pose, Sun Salutation, Childs Pose, and a pretty advanced pose like Wheel Pose, Hand Stand Variation, Chin and Peacock Pose.

“This is the first time The Westin Surabaya celebrates International Yoga’s Day, we hope that with the LIVE Yoga Session, all Indonesian people, especially Surabaya, can join virtually at home and can maintain their health during this pandemic.” said Alamsyah Jo, Complex General Manager, The Westin Surabaya.This virtual yoga activity was not only the only one, for the regular basis The Westin Surabaya also has a Sunrise Yoga program by the pool every Saturday and Sunday from 06.30 to 07.30 WIB which can be attended by all staying guests at The Westin Surabaya. “The Westin Surabaya will also continue to carry out Move Well campaign, by inducting the Sunrise Yoga Class every Saturday and Sunday, we hope that guests staying at The Westin Surabaya can stay at the hotel comfortably and still keen and aware the benefit of yoga to their health.” added Jo.

During the session, The Westin Surabaya in collaboration with Just Yoga Pakuwon Mall Surabaya also gave a special giveaway, namely dining vouchers and attractive prizes for two lucky people who took part in the LIVE Youtube International Yoga’s Day Quiz. For those of you who haven’t watched the LIVE Yoga Session, you can also watch it on The Westin Surabaya’s Official Youtube Channel, or click the following link https://youtu.be/q9f88GpHrcM

On the other hand, The Westin Surabaya also has various attractive staycation promos for families such as the Westin Family Package which includes breakfast for two adults and two children, mini tents for children, Westin kid’s amenities, including golf training or BBQ picnics with a minimum stay of two nights. Another package for those who want to do a business trip in Surabaya, The Westin Surabaya also has a Surabaya Business Class Package which includes airport pick up or drop off by luxury car, 3 pcs laundry, late check out and 20% off for food and drinks.

The Westin Surabaya
Pakuwon Mall
Jl. Puncak Indah Lontar No. 2
Surabaya, 60216 INDONESIA
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