Sunday, May 10, 2015

WATSONS ‘Move Your Body Is Back With Zumba

Touted to be the biggest, fittest and the best ever Zumba party in Malaysia  with exclusive collaboration with popular radio station My FM and international Zumba Association, Zumba Fitness.  More than 10,000 people expected to join Watsons ‘Move Your Body’ in Padang Kota Lama, Penang on 7 June 2015 in an attempt to break the Malaysia Book of Records for the largest participation in a Zumba event. 

Watsons Malaysia initiated its biggest fitness campaign to date, entitled ‘Move Your Body – Zumba’, a follow-up to last year’s phenomenal success of its first edition of ‘Move Your Body’. I wished I could join this healthy event to make it more meaningful for my 2015 life journey and having some fun with my dear Charmers(3 girls) but I maybe travelling to Japan at this point of time. But if I'm not going, probably you'll see me there having some fun and I can take the chance to meet up my Penang friends there at the same time.  

As the leader in the health and beauty retail industry, Watsons Malaysia is known to be the champion in spearheading innovative campaigns to empower the community around us. Last year, through ‘Move Your Body’ campaign, Watsons Malaysia took a pledge to shape Malaysians by encouraging them to exercise, have the right health regime and ultimately lead healthier lives. They have inspired both youths and adults to be part of the campaign and move their body for wellbeing. 

Keeping to its promise, Watsons Malaysia is launching the second edition of ‘Move Your Body’ campaign this year with bigger and better programmes for the community.This year, Watsons has chosen Zumba as it is packed with fun fusion of dance moves that provides a total body workout, burns huge calories, boosts metabolism and improves cardiovascular health. It is a workout for all ages and is a great activity to release stress. It’s also a fun activity that builds the community through dancing together and socializing with people of similar interests. In fact,Zumba today is the largest growing art form for health in the world.  

A month-long campaign has been planned leading to the final event with My FM popular announcers Jack Lim and Jeff Chin . Among the major activities/promotions held from 30 April 2015 to 7 June 2015 are; 
      A.     Popular Zumba songs including Watsons Move Your Body
      B. Health and fitness regimes by popular My FM announcers and Zumba Fitness  instructor
     C. Health and fitness tips that caters to the wellbeing of different body parts
    D. Insta-video contest whereby contestants can submit their health and fitness regime to win exciting prizes and ‘Move Your Body – Zumba’event tickets
      E. Online purchase of ‘Move Your Body – Zumba’tickets
      F. Exciting merchandises

    ‘Move Your Body – Zumba’ Rewards Pack with additional discounts and freebies would be given in stores at all Watsons nationwide, with RM80 purchase. My FM radio cruisers would be teaching the public the ‘Move Your Body Zumba’ moves. “Being the leader in the health and beauty retail industry, Watsons Malaysia is known to be the champion in spearheading innovative campaigns to empower the community around us. As our brand promise states Look Good, Feel Great, we believe there is beauty in getting fit and hence healthy. Thus, we are calling all Malaysians to join our efforts, to raise awareness of the importance of keeping an active life,and tweak their lifestyle to ensure they have a fitness regime for better health,” said Danny Hoh, Head of Marketing, Watsons Malaysia during the Chit Chat session at the launch.

“Zumba is a creative and fun way to stay active. In fact, it is the largest growing art form for improving health. Through the‘Move Your Body – Zumba’campaign, we are encouraging communities to get your groove on and have a health and fitness regime,” Danny Hoh added. “It is a platform through which we intend to inspire young adults and families to make the right choices. The focus of the campaign is to involve entire communities in the experience of Zumba, not just those who are more health conscious,” added Danny Hoh.

According to My FM announcer Jack Lim, “We would like the whole nation to join me and Jeff to dance the Move Your Body – Zumbawith us, at Padang Kota Lama, Penang on 7 June 2015. It would be a fun-filled carnival with Hot Air Balloon, fun games, stilt-walkers, clowns, freebies and other exciting activities!” “We are so honoured that Watsons Malaysia has chosen to work with us on this campaign! Being an announcer and also artiste, I always believe that having a great health regime is very important, no matter how busy one is,” added Jeff Chin. Together, Jack and Jeff are hosts of the No. 1 Chinese radio morning talk show in Malaysia.

Watsons’ customers will be invited to dance for better health through Move Your Body – Zumba’campaign at Padang Kota Lama, Penang on 7 June 2015, where parents and kids alike can have an enjoyable time as they join theMove Your Body – Zumba’dance session with Jack Lim and Jeff Chin.I n addition, there are exciting lucky draw prizes up to RM30,000 to be won during the grand finale. The event will also include fun filled activities including Hot Air Balloon ride, stilt walkers, mingling clowns and jugglers, and Watsons health supplier booths to provide a holistic yet exciting experience on active lifestyle. Also present at the launch event were Caryn Loh, Watsons Malaysia’s General Manager Trading, Deno Au, Zumba Fitness Representative and sponsors.

Customers and Watsons VIP members will be able to purchase Move Your Body – Zumba’ grand finale tickets at only RM35 each (RM30 if purchase 3 and above) at all Watsons Northern stores in Penang, Perak, Perlis and Kedah, and selected Klang Valley stores. Customers nationwide can also purchase the tickets at and Tickets will be available for sale from 30 April 2015 – 7 June 2015.Each ticket comes with an exclusive Move Your Body t-shirt, RM10 Watsons cash vouchers and coupon for lucky draw and also to redeem goodies bag on the event day. Move Your Body – Zumba’campaign is launched in collaboration with My FM and ZumbaFItness, with special participating brands such as Alcon, Appeton, Bausch & Lomb, Blackmores, Brands, Bye Bye Fever, Centa, Cetaphil, Ebene, Essentiale, Flavettes, Gaviscon, Horleys, Kinohimitsu, Kordel’s, Naturalle, Pharmaton, Redoxon, Salonpas, Sanctband, Scholl, Scott’s, Timo, Total Image and Watsons Brand. For more information about ‘Move Your Body–Zumba’campaign, you can visit, or Watsons official website Don’t forget to ‘Like’ their Facebook page.

A.S. Watson Group is the largest international health & beauty retailer in Asia and Europe, with over 10,700 retail stores in 25 markets. The Group has a diverse portfolio of market leading retail brands offering everything from health & beauty, food, electronics, wine to perfumes. With over 100,000 employees, the Group is also a member of the world renowned multinational conglomerate Hutchison Whampoa Limited, which has six core businesses - ports and related services, property and hotels, retail, infrastructure, energy and telecommunications in 52 countries.

Watsons Malaysia currently operates more than 300 Watsons’ stores in the country serving more than 3 million customers per month. Watsons continually sets the standards in the health, wellness and beauty market, providing personalized advice and counselling in health, beauty and personal care on top of its market-leading product range, making customers LOOK GOOD, FEEL GREAT every day. Since 2009, Watsons has been the No.1 pharmacy/drugstore brand in Asia Pacific for the 6th year running*. Watsons is the flagship health and beauty brand of A.S. Watson Group. 
*Campaign Asia-Pacific’s “Asia's Top 1,000 Brands” Survey 2013 of over 5,000 Asian respondents


  1. Hi, is the RM10 ticket including the hot air balloon ride? When will the hot air Ballon start?

    1. Hi, the ticket is RM35 each (RM30 if purchase more than 3 tickets) for goody bag and a T-shirt! :)