A new chapter: Flow Wellbeing

Supporting wellness throughout your life journey.   There is something for everyone at the Flow Wellbeing Centre – opening Spring 2021. In the centre you will find four elemental themed studios, with class lengths of 30, 60, 90 and 120 minutes, alongside multiple clinician rooms offering you gold-standard practitioners to support your wellbeing. Flow Yoga […]

Well for winter

Keeping on top of your wellness during the colder months can feel so much harder when you haven’t got a good dose of summer sunshine to boost your motivation. Here are a few of Metropol’s tips for fighting off the winter wellness woes so you’re ready to face the chilly season feeling your best.   […]

Seasonal wellbeing made easy

The seasonal shift to autumn is in full swing, and with it brings chillier mornings, darker evenings, and the looming flu season. If all these changes are making you glum, Metropol looks at ways to help you stay on top of your wellbeing. So while the leaves are turning red and orange; you’re not feeling […]

Are you up for the challenge? Wellbeing Challenege

Now is the time to create wellbeing habits to boost your immune system and reduce stress. The Wellbeing Challenge is a fun and social way to do this.   One of the things I have noticed this year, is that many people are tired already despite having had a break. Stress is creeping back. Covid-19 […]

Pointe of difference: On Pointe

Down-to-earth mums and qualified instructors, Lyndal Woodham and Katrina Buchanan, are proud co-owners of On Pointe, a boutique fitness studio that focuses on your health and wellbeing and specialises in Bootybarre , Pilates and yoga. Metropol sat down with the girls to hear more about the barre and wellness studio.   ON THE BENEFITS OF […]

Health and wellbeing that lasts: Unichem Cashel

Wondering how to achieve health and wellbeing that lasts? Want to do this naturally, without processed foods, meal replacements or fad diets? Taste Success at Unichem Cashel Pharmacy is a holistic approach to health and wellbeing that celebrates simple, fresh and easy meals which taste delicious!     You won’t find processed foods, meal replacements, […]

Designing wellbeing

Creating homes which are sanctuaries from the uncertainties of current life is top of mind for many, and the driving force behind a movement named, “wellbeing design”. Which is, as the name suggests, curating spaces to promote wellbeing. Metropol looks at ways you can incorporate some well-designed wellbeing in your own spaces.   TACTICALLY TACTILE […]

The Influencers: Peter Townsend

Christchurch is home to some real superstars who are making contributions to their communities, recognised far beyond our city boundaries. Two key players in Te Papa Hauora Health Precinct (TPH) have just received high recognition from their respective institutions. Professor Gail Gillon, a founding member of the TPH Council, has received the University of Canterbury’s […]

Building workplace wellbeing

As lives – and livelihoods – remain disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic, a new platform to help small business owners monitor their team’s wellbeing has been launched.   The Check In is an online tool for small business leaders to help them facilitate free activities to support their teams and empower team members to support […]

Mindful Beauty

Mindful beauty is a new trend that will get you glowing inside and out. We show you how to embrace the trend which is as much about calming the mind as it is about cleansing the skin. Mindful beauty is a meeting point between skincare and self-care, representing beauty rituals which calm the mind, cleanse […]