5 Stress Relieving Activities to Get You Through the Holidays

5 Stress Relieving Activities to Get You Through the Holidays

Posted on 11/19/2013


Yoga remains one of the most sought after stress reducing activities in Resorts and Spa around the world.   Studies have shown that consistent yoga practice improves sense of well-being, increases strength and flexibility, while lowering blood sugar and blood pressure.


Increased immunity, improves emotional balance and sense of well being, lowers blood pressure, calms the nervous system, reduces stress, improves sleep.

Hula Hooping

Hula Hooping is a fun, exciting way to get a whole body workout.  You can utilize the hoop as a tool for exercise, dance and self-expression.  Maybe even learn a trick or two?  Hooping is great for beginners or anyone looking to dive into learning something new!

Aqua Aerobics

A fun way to kick off your day!  Whether at Travaasa Hana or your local gym, you can get wet while enjoying the standard benefits of any exercise. The enhanced weightlessness of aqua aerobics protects the body and reduces the risk of muscle or joint injury, placing less stress on the joints when stretching, and can allow a greater range of motion. Aqua aerobics is safe for individuals who prefer to keep their heads out of water. You do not even have to be a strong swimmer to participate in aqua aerobics!

Morning Walk/Jog & Stretch

Start your day with a walk/jog in the great outdoors (whether its your neighborhood, city park, the beach or the mountains). Stop along the way to take in the natural features around you as you wake up your body for the day ahead. This non-static technique known as active isolated stretching helps improve circulation, increase the elasticity of muscle and fascia, develop joint range of motion, and reduce stress.