Q&A with Melisse Gelula: Shaking Up The Concept of Wellness: COVID-19, Inequality & More

In this edition of the Wellness Q&A Series Beth McGroarty, VP, Research & Forecasting, Global Wellness Institute asks: Has COVID-19 fundamentally changed people’s concept of “wellness”? What wellness markets will grow fastest in the future? What do the successful wellness brands of the future look like? Will the new conversations around racial inequality in wellness impact the industry long term? Q&A with Melisse Gelula, co-founder…

Q&A: Dr. Nicola Finley tackles the deep inequities in access to wellness for Black and brown communities

In this edition of the Wellness Q&A Series Beth McGroarty, VP, Research & Forecasting, Global Wellness Institute asks: Why is it so urgent to tackle the deep inequities in access to wellness for Black and brown communities? What are some differences in the wellness concept within the Black community? How are women of color being served by the spa/wellness industry?  What is the most undervalued…

Q&A: How Covid-19 Is Exposing What’s Broken in Our Cultures of Grief and Dying

In this edition of the Wellness Q&A Series Beth McGroarty, VP, Research & Forecasting, Global Wellness Institute asks: What has the coronavirus revealed about our culture around death and dying?  What is most broken and needs fixing? What tangible actions can people take to deal with all this fear, grief and dying—to put them in a better place mentally? How is digital disrupting the death…

Q&A: Six Senses CEO predicts which travel segments will rebound first and how behaviors will shift

In this edition of the Wellness Q&A Series Beth McGroarty, VP, Research & Forecasting, Global Wellness Institute asks: Which travel segments will rebound first? Has the pandemic changed Six Senses’ future focus and offerings? What destinations can we next look forward to? What’s underway for the US?   Q&A with Neil Jacobs, CEO, Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas In hospitality, Neil Jacobs needs no introduction,…

What wellness consumers want & how COVID-19 is changing their behavior

In this edition of the Wellness Q&A Series Beth McGroarty, VP, Research & Forecasting, Global Wellness Institute asks: Just how profound has the digital shift in fitness and wellness been under COVID-19? Will video kill the studio star? What do people demand from spas, salons, and beauty businesses as they reopen?   Q&A with Amaya Becvar Weddle, Ph.D., Vice President, Research & Product Marketing, Mindbody,…

How COVID-19 most impacts the active 50+ demographic

In this edition of the Wellness Q&A Series Beth McGroarty, VP, Research & Forecasting, Global Wellness Institute asks: How has the Coronavirus most impacted the 50+? (The most active, empowered group of “older people” in history?) What developments under COVID will most change the lives of older generations post-virus? Why are you positive about the future? Q&A with David Stewart of the AGEIST, a media…