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The Living Room By Octave Opens In Shanghai

November 7, 2015 Spa & Wellness No Comments Print Print Email Email

unnamed (34)The Living Room by Octave celebrates its official launch this October with an Opening Ceremony attended by VIP guests, media friends and community members at the historic Jian Guo road.
As the city’s first holistic wellbeing center, the Living Room by Octave offers customized and integrated programs that focus on wellness of body and mind.  The customized and integrated wellbeing programs are led by world-class wellness professionals from different specialties:  fitness training, nutrition, psychotherapy, physiotherapy, yoga and meditation as well as life coaching and traditional Chinese healing.

Managing Director Olivier Horps shares, ““Shanghai has long needed a place for community members to get serious about their health & wellness needs in a personalized manner.  We’re excited to be opening to the public and fulfilling this need.  We hope to see Living Room as a daily part of our community whether that’s through our customized and integrated programming, eating at Thought For Food restaurant or socializing with likeminded people who are interested in personal and physical health.”

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Living Room by Octave in Shanghai is a place to be your possibilities at any life stage

Customization is achieved through the comprehensive health diagnostics that Octave’s wellness experts administer.  These 8 assessments provide a complete picture of the member’s entire health and wellness profile:  Total Health Diagnostic identifies health conditions such as immune system condition, organ function and brain functionality.  Posture Assessment finds imbalances in body posture which can lead to future chronic injuries.  Functional Movement Screening locates limitations in seven fundamental movement patterns that are key to functional movement quality.  Dynamic Movement Analysis detects stresses on the body during movement so that proactive exercises can body correct.  Metabolic Age Assessment demonstrates the metabolic age given the distribution of muscle to fat.  Examining metabolic age will give insights to the overall level of health and wellness in comparison to those of the same age. Heart Diagnosticdetermines heart condition and sets targets for heart rate training.  Nutrition Assessment identifies patterning in eating habits and recommends foods to re-stabilize nutrition profile.  Wellbeing Compass discovers mindset, stress, habits and emotions which helps Octave practitioners motivate members to stay on track towards their desired goals.

The results of the 8 assessments are used to create a bespoke program for the member in the context of his/her wellness goal.  Octave’s experts customize the guest’s program across the multiple practices they embody including:fitness training, nutrition, psychotherapy, physiotherapy, yoga and meditation as well as life coaching and traditional Chinese healing. It is this customized approach coupled with the integration of the best of different disciplines which shifts members towards actualization of their health and wellness goals.

Modern science informs that an integrated approach combining both conventional and alternative approaches to address the biological, psychological and social aspects of health and illness creates results in less time.

The Living Room offers customized and integrated programming beginning with a series that helps with universal concerns such as sustainable weight management, anti-aging and pain healing. 

Octave is proud to boast a roster of 15 wellbeing professionals from a breadth of disciplines includingfitness training, nutrition, psychotherapy, physiotherapy, yoga and meditation as well as life coaching and traditional Chinese healing. All professionals at Octave are internationally certified from different parts of the world such as USA, Canada and Europe and are experienced in using a combination of Eastern wisdom combined with Western science.

Living Room offers a number of customized courses including ‘Slim Fit’: a program aimed at healthy, sustainable weight loss, spanning eating patterns, exercise and awareness of the triggers behind one’s daily habits. Octave’s experts facilitate achievable weight management through conscious lifestyle changes.  Taking a similar approach is ‘Fix It,’ a specialized program to target pain associated with neck, back and shoulder areas.  Octave’s practitioners teach key physical, mental and nutritional strategies for daily life that help to reduce muscular or joint discomfort and improve overall body alignment.  A ‘Rock the Clock’ program is inspired by Octave’s ethos of living life to its fullest.  Octave’s professionals take a positive stance to anti-aging through body and brain training, as well as robust nutritional supplementation.  Overall, members experience renewed vigor and purpose.

Octave was inspired by the co-founders Chavalit Frederick Tsao & Calvin Tsao who believe that individuals, families, organizations and communities have the innate ability to reach their full potential.  In the context of this belief, they built the Living Room with the purpose of providing customized and integrated wellbeing for members to be their possibilities at any life stage.

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