Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
Beyond the two companies interest in eco-friendly products — Sustain Natural sells a line of organic lubricants, condoms, period cups and tampons — Grove Collaborative had not so bullishly approached products that are so singularly focused on women before. But interest in women’s-centric offerings have grown over the last year.
It’s early morning in a sunlit square in central London and I and 50 others are tying our limbs in knots while a serene American woman whispers instructions and two of the biggest DJs in the world play hypnotic ambient music. Welcome to clubbing 2.0 – the wellness years.
“The remedy is pain” shouts the trainer at 1Rebel ‘s new studio in Islington, London. A latecomer to HIIT (high intensity interval training), I’m taking my place on a treadmill in a dark studio for its official launch, not without some trepidation.
Picture an early-morning soiree with fruit parfaits, boxed water, and a meditation class underway as the languorous boat traffic on Manhattan’s East River glides by. If you weren’t close paying attention, it would have been easy to mistake Lincoln’s recent car-launch shindig for a wellness meet-up.
Stuart Sandeman’s technique is called “breath work” for a reason. After an hour forcing myself under Sandeman’s instruction to inhale with my abdomen not my chest, I feel like I’ve put a proper shift in.
German wellness operator Lanserhof has opened its first UK location at the historic Arts Club in London. The six-storey luxury health and wellness club – situated on Dover Market Street in Mayfair – has a focus on personalised services and houses a wide range of gym spaces equipped by Technogym, exercise and studio rooms and a full-service spa featuring treatment rooms and a cryotherapy chamber.