We recap everything earth-shattering that happened in health and wellness this week: January 18–24, 2014.
The first-ever stand-alone Adidas by Stella McCartney store in the United States opened on Thursday in Miami. Umm…New York, please?
Chanel brought fitness to the runway during its couture show in Paris on Monday, with all 63 looks paired with running shoes.
Wellness-obsessed designer Norma Kamali announced the launch of her first activewear collections, Active by NK and Sweats by NK.
London-based brand HPE (Human Performance Engineering) made its official stateside debut. The collection will now be available at 26 Equinox boutiques across the country.
Reebok has partnered with Bollywood dance-inspired fitness program Doonya on a line of dance apparel and footwear that “caters to the technical needs of a dancer.” Last year, Reebok partnered with celeb yogi Tara Stiles on a collection.
Pilates Proworks opened a new studio in Oakland, California, on Lakeshore Drive and is celebrating with a grand opening party this Saturday, January 25, open to the public from noon–4:00 p.m.
Culver City’s Ice Arena is closing its doors for good on February 2 and will be converted into a “rock-climbing, yoga, and fitness center” operated by Bay Area-company Planet Granite.
Bari announced the opening of two new studios, in Newport Beach, CA and Summit, NJ, this spring. The locations are the popular boutique brand’s first outside of New York.
Popular New York pole dance and aerial fitness studio Body & Pole launched Body & Pole TV on Friday, January 24, which will live stream pole and equipment-free classes like Invertables (inversions) and Flexibility.
HEALTHY FOOD NEWS
Healthy salad spot Sweetgreen kicked off a partnership with New York non-profit Edible Schoolyard, to help educate children on nutrition and food sourcing.
Healthy-leaning frozen food company Luvo hired former Lululemon CEO Christine Day as its new CEO and also launched a partnership with Delta that will have the airline serving in-flight quinoa wraps.
Bent On Learning, the nonprofit that offers yoga to New York City public school children, will honor the work of Dr. Frank Lipman at the Inspire! Gala Wednesday, January 29, 2014. The evening will be hosted by celeb yoga instructor (and EXTRA correspondent) Hilaria Baldwin, and yogi-actor Alysia Reiner of Orange is the New Black.