Local Odessan complex participation in the international festivities reminds us that taking part can change one’s life!
On June 10, 2017 the Grand Marine Hotel & SPA took a part in the global celebration of the wellness industry – Global Wellness Day. This was in fact the second time that the the Spa Hotel took part in the annual festivities. This non commercial project is intended for anyone who is interested in improving their health and hope to be active for many years. In the last few years Global Wellness Day has become a truly international happening and now takes place in up to 4000 locations in more than a hundred countries all over the world. The Odessa health-improving complex numbers amongst these, and promotes the main components of the healthy lifestyle – quality food, physical activity and a committed relationship to emotional health. This year’s theme is – “technology detox” – which means that we need to untangle ourselves from our pocket devices, meaning no phones, no computers and certainly no Wi-Fi on that day. We all know how addicting phones can be. The Grand Marine supports such a healthy withdrawal hands down. It is a perfect place for a quick reboot, a bit of health improving relaxation. Together with their Odessa partners, the wellness-couch Olga Ryabushenko and the local sporting community organization “We love sport” that is led by Maksim Tydnyuk, The Grand Marine prepares a day long program for the whole family. This includes open-air yoga, swimming lessons in a mineral water pool for children and water aerobics for adults. It offers a very particular journey to the wellness world in the winter garden of Grand Marine which also comes with treats from the chef – detox water with citrus, mint and strawberry.
The complex General Director Elena Varivoda explains that “the main goal of our social investment in wellness culture is to make it easier for people to follow the “7 easy habits of Global Wellness Day”: that is to walk at least an hour every day, to drink more water, to eat organic food, to take care of our ecology, to go to sleep before 10 p.m., have dinner with our family and, of course, to do good things for those around us.”