Welltodo Today: SoulCycle’s Concert Bike Rides, Gym Selfie Generation, The Conscious Movement


Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.

How Apple, Reebok And More Are Integrating Health & Wellness Programs Into The Workplace

Brands are helping their employees achieve their wellness goals by providing them with on-site fitness and health tools, from office gyms and clinics to partnering with mobile dental services People are well aware of the importance of fitness and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

SoulCycle is turning its rides into live music concerts

Fans have come to associate SoulCycle with thumping, dance-inducing music, which is often the hallmark of the $34 cycling classes. This has traditionally meant curated high-energy playlists of Top 40 hits peppered with some old-school Britney. Starting this month, however, attendees will experience live concerts in tandem with instructors.

The slow, steady rise of ‘conscious movement’

Forget high-intensity interval training. More and more people are realising that easy-going, thoughtful exercise can have surprising benefits

How This Millennial Brings Body Positivity To Her Yoga Practice

Meet Jessamyn Stanley, a 30-year-old yoga enthusiast who dispels yoga stereotypes to show that women who are all shapes, sizes, and ethnicities can practice yoga as well. You might recognize Stanley from her advertisements and commercials with Target and Kotex or might’ve signed up for her Yoga X Hip Hop: A Cross-Cultural Conversation class at the Smithsonian Museum this month.

Fusion Brands America pivots company to focus on clean beauty

The clean beauty movement, which includes organic, natural and green products, has become a mainstay in the beauty world. Legacy brands with any ties to it are increasingly trying to align themselves closer to the trend in order to stay relevant.

How Gym Selfies Are Quietly Changing the Way We Work Out

Science takes a hard look at the Instagram-ization of fitness. One minute, you’re soaked in sweat, silently repeating to yourself whatever vaguely inspirational mantra you use to push through each set’s last few agonizing reps. (“Go hard,” “Finish strong,” and “You can get pizza after this” are favorites.)

The American mall is evolving from a place to buy things to a place to do things

For a sign of how the American mall is changing, look to Planet Fitness. In 2017, the fast-growing budget gym chain leased more new square footage in US malls than anyone else, according to CoStar Group, a commercial real estate research firm.


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