Best-selling Authors and an Award-winning Movie Mark Extraordinary Second Annual Snowmass Wellness Experience

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Six bestselling authors and 35 other respected wellness experts head to Snowmass Village, CO, July 15-17 for a dynamic weekend dedicated to healthy living.

An a-list roster of wellness experts will descend on this beautiful mountain resort July 15-17 to discuss the latest philosophies and practices of healthy living from cuisine to culture to cancer.

"This event reflects the diversity inherent in the idea of Wellness," says Snowmass Village Director of Marketing Susan Hamley. "Whether people want the full Wellness experience or just to catch a few speakers and then head out to enjoy Snowmass, there are options for everyone. This is a remarkable weekend getaway."

The Speakers:

In addition to 35 workshops and lectures by various wellness experts, six best-selling authors will be on-hand to discuss a broad range of subjects, including:

-Deepak Chopra, bestselling author of over 36 books, including "The Spontaneous Fulfillment of Desire" and his latest, "Peace is the Way"

-Burton Goldberg, author of the bestselling "Alternative Medicine: The Definitive Guide" and 17 other books

-Karen Salmansohn, author of the bestselling "How to Be Happy, Dammit" and 25 other books

-Ed and Deb Shapiro are the bestselling authors of 15 books on personal development, meditation, and social action.

-Dr. Len Horowitz, author of the best-seller "Emerging Viruses: AIDS & Ebola-- Nature, Accident or Intentional?" In 1999, Dr. Horowitz received the "Author of the Year Award" from the World Natural Health Organization.

-Marc Ian Barasch is an award winning writer and editor. His latest book is "Field Notes on the Compassionate Life," and his prior book, "Healing Dreams" was hailed by the Washington Post as "lucid... courageous... trailblazing." It also won the Nautilus Award for Best Psychology Title in 2001. His earlier book "Remarkable Recovery" was a national bestseller as well.

-Dr. Joan Borysenko is a Harvard behavioral expert who is at the forefront of the mind-body revolution. She has authored 11 books on healing, combining scholarly wisdom with the language of the heart.

-Dr. Elliot Dacher has authored "Whole Healing" and "Intentional Healing" and is a pioneer in the field of emerging medicine.

The Movies:

Snowmass is proud to present two unique documentary world premieres:

"Curing Cancer-- the best of both worlds" is a 90 minute feature-length documentary that shows how by using the best of conventional and alternative medicine, cancer can be reversed. This film highlights a brand new and revolutionary process never before shown in the U.S. that gives cancer patients both hope and options. The documentary is hosted by Burton Goldberg, the alternative medicine author of the bestseller "Alternative Medicine: The Definitive Guide."

"Ordinary People-ExtraOrdinary Lives...From Fear to Faith" was produced by Colorado locals Rosa Bielec and Annalisa Hodgkins, who had no prior movie experience. Its 8-minute short version won a juried award for outstanding film & cinematography at Aspen Shortsfest 2005. The expanded 50-minute documentary deals with overcoming fear, developing personal faith, and living life to the fullest through both beautiful action cinematography and discussions with Dr. Richard Moss and Father Thomas Keating and 4 courageous ordinary individuals who have overcome tremendous obstacles to lead exemplary, inspiring lives.

The Event

The Snowmass Wellness Experience covers topics ranging from living wills to stress-free living and also offers 16 different forms of yoga and fitness classes, healthy cooking demonstrations, guided medicinal plant and nature hikes, a vibrant vendor village with the latest Wellness products and hands-on exhibitors, and pavilion tents dedicated to massage, nutrition, yoga, and health.

The Place

The scenic resort town of Snowmass Village, Colorado, is located conveniently between four regional airports (Aspen, Eagle, Grand Junction, and Denver) and situated in the heart of the Rocky Mountains only 9 miles from Aspen, Colorado.

Wellness tickets range from $20 for a pavilion pass to a $450 all-inclusive preferred seating weekend pass that includes special sessions with Deepak Chopra and other keynote speakers.

For more information on tickets and the schedule, please visit For lodging and general Snowmass information, please visit or call 1-800-SNOWMASS.

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