The Week in Wellness: Athleta’s 2013 athletes, a yoga restaurant, and more

We’ll keep you in-the-know with this weekly round-up of the most important wellness news.
The amazing Tao Porchon-Lynch (Photo:

Don’t be the only one at the office this week who doesn’t know which new fitness studio just opened (and is flooded with celebrities) or where that new vegan sushi hotspot is.

We’ll keep you in-the-know with this weekly round-up of the most important wellness news—including fitness and yoga studio openings, celeb juice cleanses, better beauty news, and more:

Athleta announced its sponsored athletes for 2013, and this year, the company chose 45 inspiring, fit women—including 94-year-old Tao Porchon-Lynch, the world’s oldest yoga teacher.

According to, a new restaurant in Brooklyn is offering dinner and yoga under one roof. The combo facility, Take Root, is in Cobble Hill.

Brooklyn also became the home of the city’s first Parkour gym, according to Bklyn Beast, in Bushwick, will also offer classes in Capoeira, breakdancing, and yoga.

Aerospace had a busy week, with the Victoria’s Secret models taking over the space on Tuesday and Richard Simmons hosting a workout on Thursday.

Tennis players show off the new Adidas by Stella McCartney Barricade. (Photo:

Adidas by Stella McCartney launched a new collection of tennis apparel, Barricade, which will be worn by Caroline Wozniacki, Andrea Petkovic, and Laura Robson during 2013 Grand Slams.

Despite claims that they don’t discount, Lululemon announced a football-field-size sale that will take place in Long Island over Super Bowl Weekend.

Iconic Tribeca restaurant Bubby’s added cold-pressed juices to its menu. The juices come in simple combos and are made with local, organic produce.

Blood Sweat and Cheers reported that Cupid’s Undie Run will be coming to New York City on February 13. The Meatpacking District run involves participants running one mile in their underwear—for charity.

Burt’s Bees launched two brand-new lip-color collections—a line of sheer Shines ($7) and opaque Glosses ($9)—and relationship with celebrity natural-makeup artist Katey Denno.

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