The 7 Wellness Trends to Watch in 2022

February 07, 2022 by Athletech News

Mindbody rounds up 2022’s wellness trends & says the definition of wellness has changed.

According to the Global Wellness Institute, the wellness industry is on pace to grow significantly by 2025, and the pandemic has led to increased consumer interest in health and well-being. Mindbody, a business management software service that assists gyms, spas, and salons, says that the definition of wellness is changing and is no longer defined solely by physical fitness. Mindbody released its annual wellness report, which surveyed over 16,000 Americans and assessed where the wellness industry is headed.

Here Mindbody’s seven wellness trends to watch in 2022:

#1 Immune health

The pandemic led to people becoming more health-conscious than ever before. According to Innova Market Insights, one-third of consumers said they were more concerned about immune health in 2020 than in 2019. Mindbody says that this trend will continue in 2022, with 55% consumers wanting to strengthen their immune systems to ward off illness and disease. 65% report that their focus on wellness is so that they can “live a long and healthy life.”

Mindbody reveals that one in five have tried immune health treatments and 46% are intrigued by such treatments. The report indicates that women show more interest in immune health than men.

Red light therapy, IV and injection therapy, detox programs, infrared saunas, and salt therapies have all seen increased interest.

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