These four newly launched ventures are sure to become staples of the Bay Area.
A company providing one of the most innovative and streamlined exercise experiences in the industry, FORME Life, is opening new showrooms in Santa Clara, San Francisco and San Diego, redefining what it means to train at home. When switched on, the device’s 43-inch screen perfectly reflects your form beside your virtual trainer with a lifelike quality only 4K can convey, and when turned off, the screen functions seamlessly as a mirror. With features including voice-controlled commands, progress tracking and the ability to communicate with a digital trainer, this product is truly revolutionizing the personal training landscape. 865 Market St., San Francisco, formelife.com
Coming soon to the historic town of Calistoga, the Four Seasons Resort and Residences Napa Valley is bringing luxury to new heights. Surrounded by acres of vineyards, forests and mountain ranges, the new destination offers distinct experiences unique to the area. With various room, suite and villa options from which to choose, there’s an accommodation to fit the needs of any visitor, and with private retreats and a vineyard on-site, this is an opportunity that cannot be passed up. 400 Silverado Trail, Calistoga, fourseasons.com
Promising your skin a clear future, Silicon Valley-based Musely Skincare has launched a lifestyle portal and online marketplace for medical skincare treatments—and making obtaining professional advice and prescriptions easy. The fastest-growing telemedicine company in the U.S. pairs top dermatologists and pharmacists with clients to oversee treatment for skin conditions and skincare through its platform. The comprehensive site features thoughtfully curated products, educational skincare videos and more, all available from the comfort of your own home. musely.com
In late 2020, the Santa Clara County Behavioral Health Services Department launched Virtual You: Navigating Wellness Online, an online program that offers mental health services and support to young people by increasing awareness, engaging with youth and increasing skills. The program is “a place where you can escape the pressures of the real world, relax, have fun and just be you.” Virtual You provides free programming for 12- to 25-year-olds: workshops on topics like coping with anxiety and stress; learning mindfulness; art classes; employment and education resources; and much more. sccgov.org