Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
What’s the most amount of money you’d spend on a water bottle? £20? £50? £1,000? Believe it or not, the latter is not some far-fetched fantasy number. It is an actual, purchasable option, thanks to a recent collaboration between S’well and Swarovski, which asks four figures for a water bottle festooned with over 6,000 crystals, or a somewhat more manageable £110 for one with a crystal-embellished top.
Most of us stop taking daily naps while our age is still in the single digits, but now taking a midday snooze is becoming one of the most talked-about lifestyle trends among adults. Nap rooms and napping clubs are popping up, allowing the restless and overworked to get some necessary shut-eye.
People visiting The Lifestyle Lab can get a fast and painless health checkup using brand new scanning technology as well as try out healthy foods and fitness programs Global shopping center developer Westfield is testing a new wellness pop-up targeting people’s natural abilities to stay healthy.
In 2015, launched Black Girl In Om (BGIO), a wellness community for women of color supported via pop-up events, a podcast, an online publication, weekly newsletters and a dedicated social media following. Originally started as a localized set of meditation and yoga classes in Chicago led by Ash, BGIO has grown exponentially in just a short period of time.
People aren’t so different the world over. No-one likes the idea of eating something pumped full of antibiotics or colour-changing chemicals. No one wants to think about the animals they’ve just ingested growing up in excruciating pain. But if there’s one thing stopping most people from going organic-only, it’s price.
Image: Pixabay Meditation practices have made it into yoga classes, magazines, and mobile apps, but the concept of mindfulness has also become increasingly divorced from its roots. Similar to the Western practice of yoga, plenty of people-including the largely affluent, white tech entrepreneurs-are profiting from mobile apps like Headspace or Calm.
Lululemon Athletica Inc. shares are not far off the record they hit in June, and for good reason. The yoga apparel chain delivered blockbuster first-quarter results and significantly bumped up its earnings guidance for the full year.
To promote the airline’s feature-rich Airbus A350 designed to reduce the negative effects of air travel, the brand is offering customers jet lag-suppressing classes with their boarding pass, optimizing customer comfort while also extending brand engagement Delta airlines and Equinox Fitness Clubs are bringing Sweatlag to L.A.