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Kaleidoscope View App Launches to Help Those Touched by Cancer


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Wellness for Cancer, the charity founded and led by esteemed wellness industry leader Julie Bach, has launched Kaleidoscope View, a wellbeing app for people touched by cancer featuring content from some of the biggest names in spa and wellness, including Six Senses, Kamalaya Koh Samui, and Biologique Recherche. 

“I think you can see things differently by changing one small thing,” says Bach. “That’s why the pilot app is called Kaleidoscope View—if you change one small thing, like your breathing, you can change your whole life’s view.”  

Bach was inspired to create the app after recognizing that most wellness tools for people touched by cancer are learned at a cancer center or through cancer support groups and that the wellness industry has the tools to facilitate learning in a more healing environment that people could participate in on their own time. 

“I want to make wellbeing more accessible for people with cancer,” says Bach. “In the wake of COVID-19, many people have been introduced to the idea of online content, and this creates a formula to reinvent how wellness programming is created and delivered to cancer patients and thrivers. This is an initiative that addresses gaps in access, affordability, and quality.”

Kaleidoscope View includes a mix of general wellness content on topics like sleep and anxiety, as well as cancer-specific content including surgery and end-of-life topics. It also features guided and specific meditations designed to help those dealing with cancer activate their autonomic nervous system to facilitate healing. People can choose various lengths of meditations at times that are convenient to them, so it’s available to anyone, without limitations on time or experience.

“This serves a critical need for cancer patients to have easy access to specific meditation practices,” says Nathan Crane, director of the Global Cancer Symposium 2.0. “It is accessible and easy to follow for any person at any stage of cancer, and meditation has proven to support the mental, emotional, and physical benefits for cancer patients.”

Bach hopes that partnering with some of the most well-respected brands in wellness will not only provide top-notch quality of instruction but also inspire people by giving them a glimpse of peaceful locations around the world.

“Kamalaya is devoted to offering holistic healing and life-enriching experiences that inspire and educate people to embrace change in order to live enhanced and creative lives,” says founder and chief wellness director Karina Stewart. “It is an honor to contribute to Julie’s outstanding vision to make self-care and life-changing resources more available to greater audiences and to this unique community. Supporting people who are in great need through their personal health and life journeys is at the core of Kamalaya’s values, and offering this to the cancer community and extending wellbeing for everyone at this time when it is needed most is an immense privilege.” 

About The Author

Julie is the co-founder of Well Defined and a longtime influencer and advocate in the wellness world. Along with her work at Well Defined, she is an executive recruiter and marketing specialist for Hutchinson Consulting. She is also a consultant and content strategist for numerous wellness brands. She is the former editor-in-chief and publisher of American Spa and was named a 2019 Folio Top Woman in Media in the Industry Trailblazers category and a 2018 winner of ISPA’s Innovate Award. She is also a seasoned journalist, specializing in spa, travel, health, fitness, wellness, sustainability, and beauty. She has been published in Departures,, E! Online,, Insider’s Guide to Spas, Luxury Travel Advisor, Marin Magazine, Ocean Home, Smart Meetings, Spa Asia, and Travel Agent.