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The China fitness club making workouts as exciting as a concert, with music at the centre of every class and instructors like DJs

Fitness as entertainment is the goal at Space Cycle, where instructors curate their own music and lighting effects and have been trained by top Hollywood instructors, including Simone de la Rue, JJ Dancer and Barry Ennis.

5 Jun 2018 - 11:48AM

Fitness as entertainment is the goal at Space Cycle, where instructors curate their own music and lighting effects and have been trained by top Hollywood instructors, including Simone de la Rue, JJ Dancer and Barry Ennis.

The China fitness club making workouts as exciting as a concert, with music at the centre of every class and instructors like DJs
China’s fitness revolution: young women getting that gym body, and showing it off in selfies is part of the experience

Social media posts about marathon training, joining the hottest new ‘fitness community’ or brand name yoga studio – China’s middle class young are in the middle of a fitness revolution and see their new lifestyle as a marker of success

6 Jul 2018 - 9:31PM

Social media posts about marathon training, joining the hottest new ‘fitness community’ or brand name yoga studio – China’s middle class young are in the middle of a fitness revolution and see their new lifestyle as a marker of success

China’s fitness revolution: young women getting that gym body, and showing it off in selfies is part of the experience
As development destroys old Shanghai, residents win payouts but lose neighbourhood feeling, and calls for preservation grow 

The run-down lane houses of Laoximen are the latest to fall to the wrecker’s ball in China’s biggest city, where fans of its old buildings hope more can be done to renovate those worth saving so residents can stay put and live better. 

4 Mar 2019 - 12:45PM

The run-down lane houses of Laoximen are the latest to fall to the wrecker’s ball in China’s biggest city, where fans of its old buildings hope more can be done to renovate those worth saving so residents can stay put and live better. 

As development destroys old Shanghai, residents win payouts but lose neighbourhood feeling, and calls for preservation grow 
Creators of China’s first touring music festival for children want better music for country’s kids – and somewhere parents can still rock

Hand in Hand, a festival for whole families, features Western bands such as Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band and Hippe Gasten, and its creators hope to grow to 100 Chinese cities over the next five years

6 Jan 2018 - 7:22PM

Hand in Hand, a festival for whole families, features Western bands such as Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band and Hippe Gasten, and its creators hope to grow to 100 Chinese cities over the next five years

Creators of China’s first touring music festival for children want better music for country’s kids – and somewhere parents can still rock
Philippe Parreno’s Synchronicity rethinks art, as Shanghai exhibition space becomes immersive centrepiece

The French artist has used the walls of the Rockbund Art Museum as a canvas, turning the space into a moving, sensory experience focused on humans and nature

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

The French artist has used the walls of the Rockbund Art Museum as a canvas, turning the space into a moving, sensory experience focused on humans and nature

Philippe Parreno’s Synchronicity rethinks art, as Shanghai exhibition space becomes immersive centrepiece
Shanghai still thrills to James Turrell’s light fantastic show

The American artist uses light and holograph technology to create meditative installations that manipulate light and space, and his first retrospective is still wowing Shanghai after three months

27 Apr 2017 - 2:57PM

The American artist uses light and holograph technology to create meditative installations that manipulate light and space, and his first retrospective is still wowing Shanghai after three months

Shanghai still thrills to James Turrell’s light fantastic show
China's organic food boom driven by personal, rather than environmental, concern

The growing desire for organic produce in the mainland may not be driven by environmental concerns but it is still a step in the right direction, writes Casey Hall.

23 Jan 2016 - 7:46PM

The growing desire for organic produce in the mainland may not be driven by environmental concerns but it is still a step in the right direction, writes Casey Hall.

China's organic food boom driven by personal, rather than environmental, concern