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Pandemic Breeds Boom in Woman-Owned Wellness Businesses

Apr 29, 2022 11:28AM ● By Nicole Teitler
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When the pandemic first hit in 2020, a lot of businesses were forced to shutter. Many Hudson County neighborhoods said goodbye to some of their favorite mom-and-pop storefronts. But with those vacancies came an opportunity for new dreams and communities to build. The towns of Hoboken and Jersey City, in particular, saw a boom in women opening businesses focused on wellness. Here’s a list of these businesses born during the pandemic.*

In Hoboken:

Alivio Wellness – 302 Seventh Street. Colon hydrotherapy, lymphatic drainage and integrative health coaching.

Be Well Psychotherapy – 36-42 Newark Street, Suite 201. Individuals (Adults and Teens), couples and group therapy and unique holistic health coaching program.

The Healing Center – 80 River Street, Suite 5A. Mindfulness, meditation and movement for healing.

The Inner Athlete – 720 Monroe Street, Suite C409. Multi-sport education programming for kids 18 months and up.

The Studio – 251 First Street. Adult dance classes for all levels.

Impact – 603 Willow Avenue. Group fitness.

Reed Wellness – 80 River Street, Suite 3E-2. Massage, sports stretching, lymphatic drainage.

Sweat + Glo – 80 River Street, Suite #3D. Infrared sauna studio.

Sw3at – 79 Hudson Street, LL 104. Infrared sauna therapy. Veteran owned.

The DRIP Fitness – 44 Hudson Place, Floor 4. Cycle, HIIT, barre, Pilates, boxing, yoga.

In Jersey City:

MEGA – 150 Bay Street, 2nd Floor. Lagree and Technogym studio.

Pure Barre – 207 Van Vorst Street. Barre studio.

[solidcore] – 444 Warren Street, Suite 2. Pilates core workout.

RaineNRiver Apothecary – 299 Grove Street. Plant medicine (organic and wildcrafted herbs) created and formulated to heal mind, body and spirit.

WundaBar Pilates – 65 Bay Street. Pilates studio.


After the physical and emotional setbacks we collectively faced during the pandemic, there’s never been a more pivotal opportunity to prioritize wellness and reset our mind-body connection, just in time for summer. These woman-owned businesses are a great place to start.

*These are the woman-owned wellness businesses we know of that have opened since 2020. We acknowledge this may not be a complete list. If your business belongs on this list, let us know! Email us at [email protected].


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