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We recap everything earth-shattering that happened in health and wellness this week: November 9–15, 2013.
SoulCycle
SoulCycle rides into San Fran. (Photo: Facebook/SoulCycle)

 

We recap everything earth-shattering that happened in health and wellness this week: November 9–15, 2013.

YOGA OPENINGS

Vinyasa-focused studio Unity Yoga opened on St. Nicholas Avenue in Harlem last Friday and is currently offering 23 classes per week.

Lyons Den Yoga opened in Tribeca on Thursday, November 14, as the city’s only studio dedicated to teaching Hot Power Vinyasa in the Baptiste Yoga Method.

FITNESS BUZZ

In advance of the Sochi Olympics, the Moscow subway installed a machine that will accept 30 squats as payment for a ride, if you finish them within two minutes.

SoulCycle will open its first San Francisco studio this Saturday, November 15. The cycling powerhouse has a studio in Marin, across the bay, but this will be its first within the city.

Reece Hudson
Reece Hudson for RGB. (Photo: Into The Gloss)

BEAUTY

Better-for-you nail polish line RGB teamed up with handbag designer Reece Hudson to launch new polishes you can match to your metallic clutch.

Macy’s long-awaited beauty floor renovation is complete, and we’re wondering just how many natural brands are represented. Hmm…

HEALTHY FOOD NEWS

According to Bleacher Report, Savannah LeBron, wife of NBA star LeBron James, is opening a juice bar in the Brickell neighborhood of Miami, called The Juice Spot.

Ever eat healthier at home than when you’re on vacation? Now all restaurants at Grand Velas Riviera Maya and Riviera Nayarit have gluten free, vegetarian, and organic food icons that guests can identify while dining.

HAPPENINGS

This Sunday, November 17, proceeds from all retail and in-store class sales at all Barry’s Bootcamp locations will go to Typhoon relief efforts in the Philippines. Celebs like Justin Timberlake and Stacy Keibler have tweeted in support of the effort, and you can also donate online if you don’t want to spend your Sunday sweating.

Daniel Goleman, author of the ground-breaking book Emotional Intelligence, is speaking at ABC Home’s Deepak Homebase (6:30–8:30) on November 18 about the secret of emotional health and finding deeper awareness.

P.S. 107 is hosting a Q&A with pioneering farm-to-table chef Alice Waters on Thursday, November 21, moderated by Salt, Sugar, Fat author and broccoli crusader Michael Moss.