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Major Wellness Trends for This Year

News Every year, experts underline the main trends in wellness that will shape the industry in the coming year. 2021 is not an exception – the Global Wellness Summit (GWS) identified the top nine trends that reflect all major changes in the world and minds of people. This year, the summit was held online but this fact didn’t prevent thousands of people from visiting it virtually.

Wellness is a rapidly developing industry, and its importance has only risen in the wake of the global pandemic. People understood the importance of good health even more than before and the risk of untreated chronic diseases. This caused a spike in demand for preventative wellness, making immune health one of the biggest trends in wellness for 2021. Immune health, metabolic health, microbiome, and personalized nutrition have become increasingly sought after these days. The next trend might be quite unexpected – Hollywood and Entertainment companies try to expand their business and will offer wellness-related products in 2021. Content for Smart TVs, meditation and yoga apps, immersive TV shows, special music for sleep and focus, and even neuroscience-created sounds based on your biometry – the list of products already available on the market is incredibly rich.

Improved breathwork has attracted bigger audiences recently. Scientists from Stanford, Harvard, and John Hopkins have proved that correct breathwork can strengthen the immune system and improve both physical and mental health. Breathwork parties and even festivals can become big once the pandemic-related restrictions are over. More attention will be paid to wellness in architecture too.

A deeper connection between wellness and healthcare will continue in 2021 as well. Medicine becomes more lifestyle-oriented and less formal, helping patients to reach optimal health by combining different approaches. Octave’s Sangha hotel in Suzhou, China, is a great example of how these two disciplines can work together. The next 2021 trend in wellness is connected with the anti-racism protests of last summer. Today, it is important for the industry to change its sometimes “elitist” image and underline that wellness is for everyone, not only upper-class white people.

Finally, the pandemic might have changed the way we meet and interact with other people. Hybrid in-person and online meetings might become standard for the new normal. Wellness is no exception, so the industry needs to offer more remote options.

31.01.2021

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Dahab
Dahab travel guide
Are you dreaming of a peaceful vacation at the seaside? Make your choice in favor of the gorgeous resort town of Dahab. This is truly an oasis of calmness, harmony, and serenity. The resort is conventionally divided into two main parts: the tourist part that has a choice of comfortable hotels and a Bedouin village. The latter part of the town is particularly popular with foreign guests who are on a tight budget. There are many cozy restaurants with a range of national delicacies here. … Read further
Limnos Island
Cuisine of Limnos Island
If you want to be fully satisfied with your holidays on Lemnos, be sure to enjoy local cuisine. Fortunately, there is no lack of catering establishments on the island. Locals call them taverns. Greeks are perfect cooks, especially men, but an evening in a tavern with family and friends is a part of the national tradition. So, if want to visit a tavern in the evening, it will be hard to find a free table here. If you want to get to know to traditional Greek cuisine which wasn’t changed for … Read further
Linz
Traditions and festivals in Linz
For more than twenty years Linz has been a permanent venue for the world's biggest festival of street art. Pflasterspektakel Festival takes place in the second half of July. For three days this picturesque city turns into a huge theater stage; Linz drowns in atmosphere of euphoria and fun. The program of the colorful festival is very diverse; street performers, musicians, dancers, poets, acrobats, clowns and artists show their talents to an audience. The main distinguishing feature of the event … Read further
New York
New York cultural sights
Broadway is the largest street of the city and one of its main attractions. The length of the avenue estimates 30 kilometers. Here you will find award-winning restaurants, best shops, theaters and financial institutions. Despite such huge number of various institutions, Broadway is a very peaceful and quiet street. Among the cultural institutions that are worth visiting we should definitely mention Metropolitan Museum, which is one of the most famous art galleries in the world. The opening of … Read further
Trondheim
Trondheim attractions and entertainment
Dynamic and modern Trondheim has not only an abundance of amazing sights, but also a decent choice of entertainment venues. Hikers and fans of outdoor recreation like Ringve botanical garden. It remains one of the most popular destinations for family holidays, as the usual walk through the garden will turn into an exciting and informative event. Sports entertainment fans will be interested in visiting Trondheim in winter, when Skistua center opens. This is a great ski area for snowboarders … Read further
Kolding
Kolding for families and kids
In Kolding, tourists with children will be able to organize an exciting cognitive holiday. The city has many excellent family attractions and beautiful parks. If children have a fondness for creativity, you should definitely visit the privately owned children’s center - Nicolai for Children, with them. Remarkable workshops are held for kids daily, where they can learn different forms of creativity. For visitors of the center, attractive cognitive activities are conduct. For master classes on … Read further
Moscow
Shopping in Moscow
Those who love shopping can explore a huge variety of Moscow shopping malls. GUM is still the most popular place for elite and expensive shopping. The historic mall houses exclusive shops and is popular with fans of Louis Vuitton and Paul Smith. One of the largest footwear shops called Parad is situated here. Besides, there’s a large cosmetics shop called Articoli which attracts lots of women to the mall. GUM is beautifully decorated and still has the finishing done in the past years. … Read further
Vilnius
Extreme and fun in Vilnius
Beer pubs, old houses with ghosts, famous museums, and shopping streets with countless tourists – sometimes it feels like there are no little-known places in Vilnius. Even if an excursion in an air balloon doesn’t sound appealing, it’s high time to go under the ground. Many know about underground passages of Vilnius, but not many tourists are really aware of their size. Experienced travelers recommend exploring them independently, not during an excursion, as that way it’s more amusing … Read further
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