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On the Wellness Wire: November 5, 2010


wellness wire wellandgoodnycRacked NY’s Drunk Shopping route includes a stop at Spring Street Natural. Not for the tofu scramble, but for the “big basket of house-made bread.”[Racked NY]

Space NK, the British beauty store that carries boutique natural beauty brands like Tata Harper, Tammy Fender, and Elemental Herbology, opens a fourth New York City store on 968 Lexington. [WWD]

New York City yoga teacher Jason Ray Brown migrates from Pure Yoga to open the Zenyasa Yoga & Wellness Studio—with a teacher training program—on the Upper West Side. [Indra Klavins]

Deepak Chopra will have a New York City headquarters and “interactive salon” at ABC Home called Deepak Homebase, where the alt-med guru will host his Sirius Radio show, stock his best-selling books, and give public lecture from the design-store’s Eames chairs. [Well+Good]

It’s Vata season! Yoga instructor and writer Nadya Andreeva has made a study of Ayurveda. Tomorrow she leads a farmer’s market shopping trip followed by a gourmet Ayurvedic brunch at Bhojan. Both are meant to help you stay balanced during the fall and winter season. [Nadya Andreeva]

yoga for runners

After the New York City Marathon on Sunday, Lululemon is shuttling runners back to their hotels—or to the all-day marathon party at the Lincoln Square store (11am–7 pm) for music, refreshments, and—very key—massages. The fitness fashion stores are also hosting free yoga classes for runners tomorrow morning (7:30–8:30am and 9–10am in Manhattan; 10-11am in Park Slope) and Monday (8-9pm all stores). [Meghan Reynolds]

Speaking of the Marathon, look for first-timer Edison Peña, whose unique training experience included running in construction boots and his miner’s helmet, while trapped in the collapsed Chilean Atacama desert mine. [Miami Herald]

Organic beauty shop Paris, nopeg
Paris's Nopeg organic beauty shop & spa

New York City’s non-toxic nail polish line, PritiNYC, launches in Paris’s premier organic beauty store, Nopeg. The store and its passionate owner Frederic Fabiani is known for stocking gorgeous indie brands and “next-generation” organic beauty products. [Kim D’Amato]

Hipster Brooklynite spotted wearing a trendy fringed scarf at the gym. But is still found to be dressed more appropriately than gym rats in South Jersey. [Be Well Philly]

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