This Week in Wellness: Katy Perry’s sneakers, YogaWorks defying gravity, and more
Welcome to our weekly roundup of wellness news we’ve spotted and reported throughout the week. Our Page Six!
Defying gravity. YogaWorks’ announced the launch of an AntiGravity series of classes (including yoga slow flow, yoga flying fitness, and Pilates) that will appear on the schedule at the Westside location on April 2.
Roman warrior. We’re not talking about a new yoga pose. As One announced they’ll be holding their Roman Legionnaire boot camp weekend again this year. You’ll have to dig trenches, but it ends with wine.
Flywheel goes north. Chelsea Piers announced this week that its new 400,000 square-foot facility in Stamford will be home to Flywheel Sports’ fifteenth location, and its first in Connecticut. Look for super fit MetroNorth commuters this summer.
Taxi or tractor? New York’s urban farm scene is growing as fast as cornstalks in July. Evidence? The Brooklyn Grange is opening the city’s first urban farm supply store, Hayseed’s Big City Farm Supply, on April 4. It’ll be open in Greenpoint through June.
Food on film. The creators of Food Matters are releasing a new film, Hungry for Change, that features healthy food advocate stars like Kris Carr, Christiane Northrup, and David Wolfe. You can screen it for free on GaiamTV through March 31.
Olympic design. Stella McCartney’s British Olympic team uniforms were revealed this week, to a flurry of negative reactions. We didn’t think they were half bad. How about you?
Spa sculpted. Luxe lifestyle spa Canyon Ranch debuted its first fitness DVD, Canyon Ranch: Strong and Sculpted, which includes three 20-minute workouts (core, strength training, yoga). It comes with a bonus recipe booklet containing some of its “indulgently healthy” spa cuisine dishes.
Village vegan. Organic Cafe, the New York City health food store that sells only vegan products, opened its eighth retail location near Washington Square Park. Will it compete with Organic Avenue’s newest nearby boutique?