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Encuentros Village

The Aztecs recognized that even gods came from a mother, possessing the fundamental energy of generating and preserving life through caring and nurturing to the extent of strengthening their offspring. So that they, in turn, do the same with their children in a continuous spiral of love. The project ‘Encuentros Village’ is being developed in […]

GWI Wellness Real Estate & Communities Symposium

The first-ever Global Wellness Institute Wellness Real Estate and Communities Symposium was held on Sept. 28th in New York, US. Industry leaders gathered in person and online as Susie Ellis, Chair and CEO, welcomed experts to share their insight.

The first-ever Global Wellness Institute Wellness Real Estate and Communities Symposium was held on Sept. 28th in New York, US. Industry leaders gathered in person and online as Susie Ellis, Chair and CEO, welcomed experts to share their insight. Latest research: ‘Sizing the Global Wellness Real Estate Economy: Looking Beyond COVID-19’. The global market nearly […]

The Global Wellness Institute announces the First Symposium on Wellness Real Estate & Communities, to be held in NYC on September 28th

The nonprofit Global Wellness Institute (GWI), the leading research organization for the global wellness industry, today announced it will hold a Wellness Real Estate & Communities Symposium on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, in New York City. This will be the first-ever event to take a deep dive into this fast-growing market and will gather the top executives, developers, investors, architects, designers, analysts, policymakers and media—the global leaders in the business of wellness real estate and communities—to examine the future of this market from the highest-level perspective.

Global Wellness Institute announces a new initiative focused on the wellness communities & real estate co-chaired by Helen Foster and Teri Slavik-Tsuyuk

The nonprofit Global Wellness Institute (GWI), the leading research and educational resource for the global wellness industry, welcomes a new Initiative to its fold: Wellness Communities & Real Estate. Joining 30+ industry-specific collaborative groups hosted by GWI to further the international conversation about wellness in its many and varied forms, this Initiative serves to further the insights found in GWI’s 2018 landmark “Build Well to Live Well” research, the first-ever in-depth study on the booming wellness communities and real estate sector. That research valued the market at $134 billion in 2017 and predicted 6% YOY growth through 2022 ($180 billion), a number that researchers anticipate will be higher thanks to the new laser-focus on health and wellness in every aspect of our post-pandemic lives.

The Future of Wellness 2021

the future of wellness 2021

Hollywood and the Entertainment Industries Jump into Wellness

Wellness will become a bigger, more meaningful programming focus as Big Media digests the huge cultural force wellness has become and offers it to all. Smart TVs offer wellness ‘channels’ on their home screens while wellness companies become TV studios: meditation-apps, Calm and Headspace, recently scored TV shows, translating their meditative experiences into immersive television. Celebrities are all over wellness, not just as spokespeople but as company founders and major investors.

Wellness Living Communities

Wellness Communities

La Ecovilla includes permaculture gardens, fiber-optic internet, clean drinking water, and a community-owned alternative school. Located on the beautiful Rio Machuca, and surrounded by many old-growth trees and is a wildlife corridor of great value. The sewage and black water are processed in a biomass digester that produces methane gas that the community plans to bottle as fuel for the communal kitchen stoves.

Global Wellness Summit 2020

2020 Global Wellness Summit

The 2020 Global Wellness Summit was relocated to The Breakers in West Palm Beach, Florida, US after it became clear earlier in the year that the ongoing pandemic would prevent international travel for most. This first-ever hybrid event, has the potential to be a new model for conferences the world over, across industries. The summit seamlessly combined in-person keynotes with virtual presentations from speakers worldwide, with all sessions available to virtual delegates of the summit attending online. Those present at the summit could choose to sit at a regular banquet chair, positioned at a safe distance from the next, or a fitness ball, exercise bike or cross trainer (provided by Planet Fitness) allowing attendees to stay active during the summit and adding another ‘wellness element’ to the experience.