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We recap everything earth-shattering that happened in health and wellness this week: June 1—7, 2013.


No more see-through Luon! Lululemon’s black yoga pants are back in stores and online, after undergoing 15 tests to make sure the sheerness problem had been fixed.

The popular Randall’s Island music festival, the Governors Ball, added daily yoga classes to its line-up, so you can warm up for Kanye with warrior poses.

Growing Heart Farm announced its yoga-on-the-farm supper club line-up for summer 2013, which includes classes with Elena Brower, Aarona Pichinson, and Natasha Blank, just 90 minutes from New York City.


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A farm-to-yoga dinner.

Celeb trainer and LA transplant Lacey Stone is coming to New York the week of June 24–28 and will host a five-day “Sweat Week” of workouts for her New York fans. She’ll also be teaching select classes at Flywheel’s Flatiron location.

Pole dancing fitness hotspot Body and Pole had been undergoing a major expansion and renovation and is finally opening its new classrooms.

And Chaise 23 added new classes to its schedule, including Bungee Blast and Chaise Bootcamp.

Denon created limited-edition pair of pink wireless, and sweat-proof headphones called Exercise Freak ($149), with proceeds going to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. This healthy partnership sure beats the KFC bucket and chemical-laden cosmetics that we’ve seen donate to the fund.


Celebrity chef Franklin Becker revealed that he’ll open a quick service restaurant that serves seasonal salads and sandwiches, called The Little Beet, in New York later this summer. Eater compared the concept to Dig Inn Seasonal Market.


Lava Girl Surf is hosting a series of Women’s Surf Workshop Sessions in Far Rockaway, with the kick-off this Saturday, June 8. The sessions will address surf fitness, safety, boards, and more.

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Denon wireless earbuds that benefit the Susan G. Komen Foundation

During the month of June, celebrity facialist Joanna Vargas will provide skin consultations and free mini treatments at Space NK locations. Friday, June 7 at Bloomingdale’s 59th Street, Saturday, June 22 at the Greene Street store, and Saturday June 29 in Bloomingdale’s Soho. Call the individual locations to book appointments.

Karma Kids Yoga is hosting Doula Speed Dating at its studio on June 29 at 2:00 p.m., where expectant moms can meet 10 local doulas to find one who will be the perfect fit.