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Blow
The new Blow inside Macy’s. (Photo: Ny.Racked.com)

 

We recap everything earth-shattering that happened in health and wellness this week: September 21–27, 2013.

FITNESS

Popular Megaformer studio SLT announced that its Midtown location is moving. The beloved SLT Yoga program will end with the move.

Sports Club/LA and Reebok Sports Club/NY are partnering with Tara Stiles. The clubs will roll out Strala Yoga class on their class schedules later this year.

Women-only workout spot Uplift debuted its first app to make booking classes super simple.

BEAUTY

Hot blow-dry bar Blow opened a new location inside Macy’s Herald Square and will be setting up shop in four Nordstrom’s by the end of the year, according to Racked.com. Nine more department store locations are planned for 2014.

Natural beauty brand Tata Harper has teamed up with Exhale Madison Avenue (980 Madison Ave.) for a pop-up with mini spa treatments through December. Each of the four treatments—face, decolette, hands, and eyes—is 15 minutes and costs $25.

Fresh&co brought a tractor and a wheelbarrow full of corn to NYC to celebrate the 36th Street opening.
Fresh & Co brought a tractor and a wheelbarrow full of corn to NYC to celebrate the 36th Street opening.

FOOD

Locally-sourced salad spot Fresh & Co opened its eighth New York City location, on Broadway at 36th Street, on Monday.

While the decidedly unhealthy Burger King added new “Satisfries” to its menu, which it says have 40 percent less fat and 30 percent less calories than regular fast food fries. Baby steps?

Celebrity nutritionist Kimberly Synder introduced her own line of probiotics called BeautyDetox Probiotics...

…while celeb RD Keri Glassman debuted an iPad/iPhone magazine called Nutritious Life Magazine.

HAPPENINGS

Flavorpill hosts the last event in its City Salutations yoga series this Saturday, September 28. Free (with RSVP), the Tai Chi and yoga (with Jivamukti’s Rima Rabbath) classes will take place inside the dome at MOMA PS1 in Long Island City.

Virayoga is hosting a three-part Wellness Salon Series in October and November that will hit on various topics on feeling and looking your best, featuring Eleven Eleven Wellness Center’s Anthony Lyon, MD, Elena Brower, and green beauty expert Kristen Arnett.