GWI’s first-ever Symposium on Wellness Real Estate and Communities brings together top executives, investors & architects

GWI’s first-ever Symposium on Wellness Real Estate and Communities brings together top executives, investors & architects The demand for “well” homes and communities has never been greater. To help the industry understand the latest trends and research in this exploding sector—and the vast scope of consumer demand—the Global Wellness Institute will host a full-day Symposium on Wellness Real Estate and Communities on September 28 in New York…

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…

Watch the Reverse Pitch: How Willow Growth Partners Built the Next Generation of Consumer Brands, from Coterie Diapers to Gen Z Bubble Skincare.

How Willow Growth Partners Built the Next Generation of Consumer Brands, from Coterie Diapers to Gen Z Bubble Skincare. Deborah Benton, founder and managing partner at Willow Growth Partners, is transforming the wellness industry by investing in the next generation of consumer brands—and the disruptive technologies that drive them. In this Reverse Pitch: Hearing from Investors, you will have the opportunity to learn how Willow…

2021 Boston Summit: Join decision makers and be part of a high-level discussion on the role health and wellness will play in a very different future.

The Global Wellness Summit Pivots to Boston! November 30–December 3 IN PERSON + VIRTUAL We are excited to announce that the 2021 Global Wellness Summit will now take place in Boston, Massachusetts, US, from November 30 to December 3, at the stunning Encore Boston Harbor, a Wynn Resort. This will be a landmark Summit in a remarkable city that is home to world-renowned health and…

TREND: BreathTech: New Apps, Platforms and Devices Put Breath at the Center of Wellness

JUST BREATHE!  By: Sandra Ballentine The Tech Breathwork apps and YouTube videos have been a thing for a while. Gaining traction are handheld devices that track air quality and fitness trackers and other wearables that incorporate breathing- related metrics like breathing rate, pulse oximetry, heart-rate variability and habitual breathing patterns. Some interesting examples include: HeartMath and lief use wearable sensors to help users track and…

Watch the Wellness Sector Spotlight on Movement & Mental Wellness: How the fitness and wellness industries will play a crucial role in building a new culture of whole-person mental health.

Expert Panel to Lead Discussion on Important Report from the John W. Brick Foundation on Movement & Mental Wellness At this Wellness Sector Spotlight, a distinguished panel of health and wellness experts took a deep dive into important findings from the John W. Brick Foundation’s new “Move Your Mental Health Report.” This landmark report synthesizes 30 years of scientific studies linking physical activity to mental…

To keep pace with the ever-evolving world of wellness in 2021, GWS has, for the first time ever, issued a Mid-Year Trends Update. Read the media alert.

Media Contact: Beth McGroarty [email protected] • +1.213.300.0107 2021 Global Wellness Trends: Mid-Year Update Available Today Because 2021 isn’t a typical year, the Global Wellness Summit has tapped its trends experts to explore how the nine trends featured in “The Future of Wellness 2021” are playing out in real life — and taking new directions Miami, FL – June 23, 2021 – In January, the Global Wellness Summit…

Trend: New Public Spaces Where Art and Design Meet Nature and Wellness

SPIRITUAL AND NUMINOUS MOMENTS IN ARCHITECTURE The Move from ostentatious fads to architecture that touches our soul  By: Veronica Schreibeis Smith Introduction Architecture is a powerful influence on our wellbeing, as it simultaneously impacts all of our senses and each of the Dimensions of Wellness while making up 90% of our surroundings over the course of our lifetime. In recent years, cross-disciplinary studies have proliferated the industry with…