GWI’s first industry symposium on the future of Wellness Real Estate & Communities

GWI’s first-ever Symposium on Wellness Real Estate and Communities brings together top executives, investors & architects The Summit’s sister organization, the Global Wellness Institute, just released the preliminary agenda for the very first Wellness Real Estate & Communities Symposium, taking place September 28 in NYC (and virtually). This important and timely event will bring together top wellness real estate and communities’ experts to discuss a radically different future for our built environments:…

What Are the Big Trends in Wellness Real Estate and Communities?

What Are the Big Trends in Wellness Real Estate and Communities? It’s on the agenda at the Global Wellness Institute’s Wellness Real Estate & Communities Symposium By Beth McGroarty, VP Research & Forecasting  We all know—personally, intuitively, and from reports from analysts and researchers—that the pandemic completely transformed the concept, function and value of the home. It became our “everything” (from where we work to…

Wellness Real Estate and Communities: New Momentum, New Directions

Wellness Real Estate and Communities: New Momentum, New Directions The pandemic ignited demand for “well” homes and new trends–from developments that blend home, work and wellness to a huge new value for nature to a shakeup in senior living to thinking beyond the billionaires Waaay back in 2007, GWS trends forecasters named “spa real estate” a rising trend (when destination spas were starting to add…

TREND: Take That, Digital: When the World Opened Up, Visits to Real World Wellness Destinations Surged

Take That, Digital: When the World Opened Up, Visits to Real World Wellness Destinations Surged  …People hit gyms, fitness studios, spas and wellness travel destinations at rates far greater than expected Since the pandemic hit, we’ve—of course—seen a massive adoption of (and investment in) all kinds of digital health and wellness—from virtual workout platforms to new companies that deliver mental health support (and wellness via screens was a big focus in our 2021 trends report). Investors are pouring gazillions of dollars…

Delegates will focus on “A New New Era of Health & Wellness” at 2021 Global Wellness Summit in Boston

2021 Summit will bring together medical and wellness leaders to create “A New New Era of Health and Wellness.” The growing intersection of health and wellness will be center stage at the 15th annual Global Wellness Summit, which will take place from November 30 to December 3 in the city of Boston, Massachusetts. The theme of the 2021 Summit is “A New New Era in Health & Wellness,” and industry leaders…

WHY IS BREATHING SUDDENLY SO HIP? – Episode #47 with NYT best-selling author James Nestor

WHY IS BREATHING SUDDENLY SO HIP? – Episode #47 with NYT best-selling author James Nestor Sponsored by Murad Skincare We’re diving deep into the GWS 2021 Trend “Just Breath” and talking to the New York Times best-selling author James Nestor. James exploded on the scene in 2020 with his book Breath at a time when our ability to take a breath was a respiratory pandemic and…

Trend: Wellness Destinations Get into Serious Emotional Healing

WELLNESS DESTINATIONS GET INTO SERIOUS EMOTIONAL HEALING  In response to pandemic pain, more programming is tackling tougher emotions—from grief to trauma  Back in January, at our trends event in NYC, we speculated that when travel (and the world) started to open up, wellness resorts would need to address tougher, more raw human emotions and pain given the mental wellness crisis wrought by the pandemic. We…

Watch Wellness Sector Spotlight video on how new trends in cancer detection and treatments impact the wellness industry

The groundbreaking Galleri test that detects 50 different cancers. Personalized, inclusive treatments. More equal access to wellness practices and evidence. Prioritizing yoga. Unleashing the power of the immune system. Julie Bach, executive director of Wellness for Cancer and GWI Initiative chair, along with an expert medical panel, presents the newest trends in cancer detection and treatments—and analyzes their profound impact on the wellness industry. Julie…

GWS Tackles Lack of Diversity in Wellness Industry with “The Doctor is INclusive” Series, Hosted by Nicola Finley, MD

GWS Tackles Lack of Diversity in Wellness Industry with “The Doctor is INclusive” Series, Hosted by Nicola Finley, MD The Global Wellness Summit’s new “The Doctor is INclusive” webinar series, hosted by Nicola Finley, MD, will put words into action in the critical conversation around the lack of diversity and inclusion in the health and wellness sector. The quarterly events feature personal experiences of individuals…

Global Wellness Institute Q&A: Why “circadian time” will become the foundation of health and wellness

In recognition of the importance of this transformative science, Beth McGroarty, VP research and forecasting of the GWS’ sister organization, the Global Wellness Institute, conducted this special Q&A with world-renowned circadian science expert, Dr. Steven Lockley of Harvard Medical School, and circadian tech pioneer, Timeshifter CEO, Mickey Beyer-Clausen. In this fascinating interview, they discuss: How sleep (our cultural obsession) is not the same as the…