16 January, 2015
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WEEKENDER: Little Burro Block Party, Ben Pearce at KEE Club, Dancing in the Dark and more

16 January, 2015


This weekend we’re all about letting loose! Beat the January blues at the Little Burro Block Party (hello margaritas), dance all your worries away at No Lights No Lycra and enjoy chilled-out tunes from Ben Pearce. There’s plenty going on in the ‘Kong to get you in a good mood for the New Year – and it’s all here in our Weekender!

SHK-Weekender Featured Listing-Flight Centre

Ready, steady, reset!
If you overindulged over the holiday season (guilty as charged!) then it’s time to hit the reset button and get ready to rejuvenate. Detox all the turkey, mince pies and mulled wine from your system and escape to The Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary in Koh Samui, a paradise that will heal your body and your mind! Flight Centre have a fantastic deal on offer from just $15,700, which includes direct flights with Bangkok Airways, 3-nights at The Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary, a wellness consultation, holistic fitness activities and more. Take advantage of the amazing steam cavern, relaxing pools and Shakti fitness centre and get ready for a complete detox with the wellness programmes… think carefully curated Kamalaya meals three times a day, a detox consultation, a detox scrub and wrap and vital essence oil massage! If you’re looking to unwind then Flight Centre have you covered! They offer a host of other health and wellness deals including relaxing yoga retreats and intense boot camps, so make sure you start off your year feeling and looking good inside and out.

Book before the end of January 2015 for a $500 discount off this amazing package! Email [email protected].

When: Book before the end of the month for a special Sassy discount and get $500 off!
Where: The Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary, Koh Samui, Thailand
How much: From $15,700, including direct flights with Bangkok Airways including taxes and surcharges, 3-nights at The Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary, bio-impedance analysis, a wellness consultation, holistic fitness activities and more. Black out dates apply over Easter and public holidays are subject to availability.


Ben PearceWhat you might do…
For those of you that didn’t party hard enough last weekend, there’s another chance to dance and drink at KEE Club this weekend! Let your hair down to the beats of underground DJ Ben Pearce. You may remember him from his deep house hitWhat I Might Do” in 2013 and he’s sure to bring his flair to the decks on stage in the 852. Happy grooving, girls!

When: Friday, 16 January, 10pm-4am
Where: KEE Club, 6/F, 32 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $200 for a 1-week “KEE At Night” trial membership access, which includes membership access to KEE Club from 9pm ‘til late, available at www.ticketflap.com; or $300 at the door.


Little Burro Block PartyBurro Block Party!
If you follow our Instagram, then you’ll know how much we love Little Burro! The burritos… the tacos… the margaritas… we could go on. And now Little Burro has finally got a liquor license for the Sheung Wan branch (which coincidentally happens to be closest to Sassy HQ – yipee!). They’ll be celebrating in style with an awesome block party that will guarantee a good time – there will be live painting, DJs and amazing food and drink of course. We’ll be there, so stop by for a margarita and say hi!

When: Saturday, 17 January, 12-6pm
Where: Little Burro, 1 Upper Station Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
How much: Free to attend – more info here.


YogaFit and free
If you’re in the mood to get a bit flexible this weekend, check out Power Flow with Diana Poon in Sheung Wan. Always wanted to try yoga? Then this is your chance! This class is a great way for beginners to try it out and work that downward dog! Or if you’re looking to get back into the swing of your fitness routine, then this one-off class is a good way to start. Don’t forget to bring your own mat!

When: Saturday, 17 January, 1.05-1.50pm
Where: Sheung Wan Sports Centre, 11/F, Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building, 345 Queen’s Road Central, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
How much: You pay what you like – a discretionary donation!


No Lights No LyrcraDancing in the dark…
Take that Bruce Springsteen song to heart and let loose at ‘No Lights No Lycra’. We’re big fans of this regularly hosted night, which stays true to its name by encouraging attendees to dance in the dark. Under the cover of darkness you won’t be able to resist grooving away to the funky tunes… the perfect way to break up your week and dance off any stress! Get ready to practice your most outlandish moves – see you there!

When: Wednesday, 21 January, 7.45-8.45pm
Where: XXX, B/F, 353-363 Des Voeux Road West, Sai Wan, Hong Kong
How much:$50. More info here!



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