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 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, juice cleanses, better beauty news, and more:
Fitness wear hit the runway during one Fashion Week Show: Racked.com reported that the eclectic Betsey Johnson debuted “leopard-print leggings, hot pink tank tops, and tracksuit-style hoodies,” paired with tutus and pearls, of course. The models even led a mock workout class using champagne bottles as dumbbells.
Today Show nutritionist Joy Bauer launched a branded menu at Midtown East restaurant Siro. The Joy Bauer Healthy Menu includes butternut squash bruschetta, a wild salmon fillet with quinoa, and more. (Sorry, no side of Matt Lauer.)
The USA Yoga Federation announced that the 10th Annual National USA Yoga Asana Championship will take place from March 1-3 at the Hudson Theatre. Expect gravity-defying yoga feats.
And Bikram Yoga Herald Square (where a few past champions teach) is launching its own line of fresh juices, called JuiceWell, that will be sold at the studio starting Monday, February 18.
Rachel Zoe’s blowout salon, DreamDry, opened next to Flywheel in the Flatiron District on Thursday, with a menu of blowouts and dry styles like ponytails and braids.
While Megaformers are popping up all over town. Brooklyn Bodyburn announced it will officially open for business this Sunday, February 17, and for commuters, a studio called Core Lab opened in Katonah, Westchester.
Eve Ensler’s One Billion Rising campaign to end violence against women took over the city on Thursday, with a Macarena flash mob in Union Square and a dance party at Hammerstein Ballroom with celebs like Donna Karan and Rosario Dawson.
Adidas unveiled new technology it says will “change running forever.” Energy Boost is a shoe foam the company says provides superior cushioning and is able to store and release energy to improve performance. It will be incorporated into the brand’s premium sneakers over the next few years.
Mad Dogg Athletics, the company that owns Spinning and Peak Pilates, announced a partnership with David Ganulin’s KettleBell Concepts. Ganulin said the partnership will allow him to take the company to the next level.
Yoga Smoga launched as yoga’s newest fashion brand. The company aims to stay true to Indian roots while using superior technology in its clothes, and its fabric may just rival Luon.
Celeb exercise guru Tony Horton joined the cast of the new reality makeover series, Mission Makeover, premiering on Lifetime on Monday, February 25.
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