Headlines in the Global Wellness Economy
Global Wellness News™ | July 19th, 2022
2022 Beauty and Wellness Trends Report | Mindbody
As part of the 2022 Mindbody Wellness Index , we asked over 16,000 Americans about their beauty and wellness routines. It’s clear the definition of “wellness” is evolving, which presents exciting opportunities for the salon, spa, and integrated health industries.
Investors See Far Out Profits in Psychedelic Medicine
It’s been a long strange trip for Brom Rector to become one of the few venture capitalists investing exclusively in psychedelic medicine. The 31-year-old has been experimenting with drugs like LSD for a decade but he never imagined he could turn that interest into a career.
Healthtech startup Arise raises over $4m to build inclusive eating disorder treatment and mental health support
Arise, the digital healthcare company enabling comprehensive care for eating disorders, mental health, and long-term healing, has launched after raising over $4 million in a seed funding round. Arise is building a virtual-first care model to reach and engage more of the 30 million Americans who will experience an eating disorder in their lifetime – 80-90% of whom will not get care today.
Omorpho Hopes to Begin a New Era of Sportswear With Their Innovative Micro-Weighted Fitness Apparel
Some people run with the weight of the world on their backs. Omorpho wants you to run with the weight of world all over your torso. The term is “gravity sportswear,” and Omorpho’s over-arching premise is that wearing micro-weighted apparel, evenly and anatomically distributed over the body, will reinvent training and turn eyeballs all at once.
Peloton competitor Tonal cuts 35% of workforce as it prepares for possible recession, IPO
Tonal, the connected fitness equipment maker that counts tennis superstar Serena Williams and Amazon’s Alexa fund as backers, is cutting 35% of its workforce, affecting all levels of its business, CNBC has learned. The company employs about 750 people today, compared with a little more than 110 before the Covid-19 pandemic, Chief Executive Officer Aly Orady said in an interview.
Kindly makes hormonal health care more approachable
Hormonal healthcare can be intimidating, as it touches on the most intimate parts of our lives. Kindly wants to make it accessible to more people, with a combination of at-home diagnostic tests (including semen tests and tests for polycystic ovary syndrome), telehealth consultations and supplements.Hormonal healthcare can be intimidating, as it touches on the most intimate parts of our lives.
New clinical wellness resort brand to debut in India, following 8bn rupee investment | spabusiness.com news
Kerala, India, has been selected as the location for the first-ever Tulah property – the brand new clinical wellness brand spearheaded by UAE-based KEF Holdings (KEF)*. The brand’s inaugural facility will open in Chelembra as a 30-acre facility offering a comprehensive healthcare programme that provides access to clinical wellness, spa services, fitness activities, wellness education and healthy cuisine.