We recap everything earth-shattering that happened in health and wellness this week: September 14–20, 2013.
Adidas by Stella McCartney revealed its collections for Spring/Summer 2014 at London’s Fashion Week on Tuesday. Models showing off the high fashion-meets fitness brand did aerial yoga, indoor cycling, and synchronized swimming demos.
YogaDork reported that Ashtanga’s Jois Yoga will shutter its studio in Greenwich at the end of September. And while it’s unconfirmed, some are saying that the company may close all of its studios soon to shift its focus to its nonprofit.
Sports Club/LA and sister club Reebok Sports Club/NY announced a partnership with Malin+Goetz. The brand’s products will now be used in the swank Executive Member locker rooms at both club locations, solidifying its hold on the sweaty fitness scene.
Exhale continued to expand its fitness teacher-training options with the debut of the “Exhale institute,” which will now offer trainings in barre, Core Fusion, yoga, and advanced yoga.
Dan Barber’s Blue Hill launched a yogurt line on Wednesday that offers garden-variety flavors like beet and butternut squash. The savory yogurts will be made with milk from grass-fed cows and will be sold exclusively at Whole Foods.
Rosemary’s began delivery service this week (from Houston to 14th and 5th Ave to Hudson) so now you can enjoy Chef Wade Moises’ rooftop farm-fresh foods while watching the premiere of Homeland. Orders must be placed on Seamless.com.
Raw coconut water company Harmless Harvest debuted the first bottled raw tea, brewed with cold water and organic tea leaves from volcanic slopes in Japan.
This Saturday, Pier 57 will host an anti-food-waste event Disco Soup NYC. At the event, participants will prep vegetables salvaged from local farms that were not up to “cosmetic standards,” and Exchange Alley’s Chef Paul Gerard will turn the food into a gourmet meal.
A running clinic at Athleta’s Upper East Side store on Tuesday, September 24, sponsored by Reboot, will feature a workshop with top running coaches followed by a runner-centric yoga class led by Pure’s Dana Slamp.
The Upper West Side’s Zenyasa Yoga and Wellness will host a yoga and kirtan benefit class, Stretch to the Cure, on September 29 at Lululemon’s 75th St location. Proceeds will benefit cancer research.
Just Food will host its sixth annual “Let Us Eat Local” benefit on October 2, featuring foods and appearances from farm-to-table restaurants and chefs such as Gramercy Tavern’s Michael Anthony and The Green Table’s Mary Cleaver.