Dying Well Initiative Collaboration Call

  Dying Well Initiative Collaboration: Virtual Death Over Dinner (or Tea): An Unforgettable Conversation The Dying Well Initiative’s core objective is to facilitate an ongoing, global conversation about death and dying well. Co-chairs Diane Doster and Amy McDonald, along with the Dying Well Initiative team, invited to join Initiative member Michael Hebb, the founder of Death Over Dinner and the End of Life Collective, for…

Wellness at Work Initiative Collaboration Call

  Wellness at Work Initiative Collaboration: Leading in the Next Normal: Setting the Agenda to Thrive Part 1: A Conversation about Leadership with VP’s at The Coca-Cola Company & Barilla Every organization has been touched by the global pandemic and the deep unrest emerging in its wake. To help navigate our way through these uncertain times, the GWI’s Wellness at Work Initiative is hosting a…

Pause and Listen: A Self-Care Journey Initiative Collaboration Call

  Pause and Listen: A Self-Care Journey Co-created by the Immersion, Sound Wellness, Coaching, Sustainability and Social Impact Initiatives Businesses and people who are part of the $4.5 trillion global wellness economy spend most of their time working to make others healthier and happier. Now, it is time to take care of ourselves. Global Wellness Institute Initiative leaders organized a special breath and sound experience…

Consulting Best Practices Initiative Collaboration Call

  Consulting Best Practices Initiative Collaboration Spa & Wellness Concepts in a Post-COVID World Spa and wellness facility design was already evolving pre-COVID. In this collaboration, the Global Wellness Institute Consulting Best Practices Initiative presented experts in the field to discuss what architecture and design concepts we may expect to see in the near future. The Collaboration was moderated by Initiative Chair and Consultant for…

Exploring Salt & Halotherapy Initiative Collaboration

  Exploring Salt & Halotherapy Collaboration How Can Spas Offer Respiratory Health & Immune System Support? Participants in this Initiative Collaboration, hosted by the Exploring Salt & Halotherapy Initiative, explored the growing importance of halotherapy and infrared for respiratory health—both in spas and at home. Speakers included Dr. Cindy Hollenbeck, executive director, World Halotherapy Association; Dr. Raleigh Duncan, chairman, Clearlight Infrared Saunas; Kathleen Slonager, executive…

Hydrothermal Initiative Collaboration

  Hydrothermal Initiative Collaboration Sauna Science Lab In this Hydrothermal Initiative Collaboration, leading medical researchers, scientists and sauna experts debated the role of sauna in public health and wellness post-COVID-19. Sauna experts Lasse Eriksen and Don Genders, chair of the GWI Hydrothermal Initiative and CEO, Design for Leisure, moderated the call. The lineup of researchers and experts included Mikkel Aaland, documentarist and host of Perfect…