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TAO WellShell & TAO Chair Featured at WIRED Health 2015

Friday, April 24th,

30 Euston Square, 1 Melton Street, London NW1 2FB


London, England – April 20, 2015 – As part of its WIRED Health event, WIRED Magazine is presenting the Wired Health Clinic. TAO-Wellness is one of only 19 companies, world wide, selected to showcase what’s next in the digital health landscape.

The Wired Health Clinic is an exhibition of innovative, new […]


10 Tips from TAO for a Healthy Diet!


Being healthy isn’t just about being active and getting enough exercise, it is also imperative that you have a good diet. Now this doesn’t mean that you can NEVER eat all of the delicious unhealthy things that you love like ice cream, chocolate, and pizza, but those things should be the exception, not the rule.

Here are some tips on how to improve your dietary habits:

1. Drink more water. Start you day with lemon water –the benefits are innumerable. If you want more flavor try making infused […]

By |April 16th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on 10 Tips from TAO for a Healthy Diet!|

Healthy Holidays Part 4: Happy Easter!


When you think of Easter, do visions of chocolate bunnies, Cadbury eggs, and peeps dance through your head? Easter, like so many other holidays, is often characterized by gorging on sweets, but there are many ways that you can get into the spirit of Easter without sacrificing a healthy lifestyle.

Continuing on our healthy holiday theme, here are 5 tips from TAO for a healthier Easter:

easter-eggs1. Dyeing and hunting for Easter eggs is a great tradition that keeps […]

By |April 2nd, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on Healthy Holidays Part 4: Happy Easter!|

Wellshell Manufacturing Update

If you have been wondering what is going on with the Wellshell and how close we are to release – this blog post will hopefully answer many of your burning questions. We are making progress! While we have experienced a few difficulties along the way, we are steadily moving forward with development and testing. We want to let you know more about exactly what is going on with the Wellshell right now at TAO – the problems that we have faced and what we are doing to remedy them. We invite you to read on!

By |March 19th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on Wellshell Manufacturing Update|

Yoga Poses to Combat the Ill Effects of Sitting


Do you get home after a long day of sitting at work with an aching back?

We have talked about the serious negative health effects of sitting in our earlier blog post “Sitting is the Enemy” which you can read here. Of course, the best way to combat these ill effects of sitting is by getting up and moving throughout the day, but sometimes that is just […]

By |March 5th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on Yoga Poses to Combat the Ill Effects of Sitting|

10 Ways to Sneak Exercise into your Daily Routine


We have said it before, and we will say it again: exercise and physical activity cannot be something only done a few times a week—you must be active throughout the day, every day.

Do you catch yourself constantly giving the excuse that you just don’t have any time to work out? We understand that you are busy, but there are many ways that we all can incorporate fitness into our everyday routine. Here are a few ideas on how to be a little more active all day long:

1. When […]

By |February 19th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on 10 Ways to Sneak Exercise into your Daily Routine|

Healthy Holidays Part 3: Happy Valentine’s Day!


Valentine’s Day is a great time to celebrate your relationship with your loved one, but unfortunately many of the traditional ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day are rather unhealthy. Do you usually gorge on chocolate, eat a rich dinner, and sit through a movie? Perhaps this year, you can celebrate with some of these healthier ideas:
1. Instead of going out to a high calorie dinner, stay in and cook a healthy dinner together with lots of veggies! Try to incorporate as many different red foods as you […]

By |February 12th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on Healthy Holidays Part 3: Happy Valentine’s Day!|

TAO Team Bio: Viktor Kalvachev


Meet Viktor Kalvachev, artist, designer, Chief Creative Officer and Co-Founder of TAO-Wellness.

Viktor designed the TAO Chair, sculpting its arms out of wax then casting them in aluminum. He will be directing the design of both TAO Chair and TAO WellShell 3.0 projects as they move into production in 2015.

Viktor has co-authored half a dozen new patent applications for online entertainment and health/fitness devices.

Viktor has over 15 years of experience leading world class production design & art direction for major media groups and interactive publishers in the US and Europe. […]

By |February 5th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on TAO Team Bio: Viktor Kalvachev|

Sitting is the Enemy

Sitting-CartoonAre you sitting there, reading this blog? I’m sitting here writing it.

We sit too much – in cars, at desks and in front of the TV at home. In recent years, there has been a shift of focus in the medical and scientific communities towards the “emerging field of inactivity studies.” The primary focus of inactivity studies is the negative health effects of a sedentary lifestyle, i.e. sitting, and their findings have been startling.

By |January 29th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on Sitting is the Enemy|

CES 2015 was a Success

Already the largest tech show in the world, CES 2015 broke all preexisting records for sheer magnitude. According to CEA, “The 2015 CES wrapped as the largest show in history with more than 2.2 million net square feet of exhibit space featuring more than 3,600 exhibitors, including a record number of startups.” It never ceases to amaze how fast an empty space turns into a bustling completed center of activity for an event on this scale.

By |January 15th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on CES 2015 was a Success|