Jumpstart Your Health And Fitness Resolutions At The New York Junior League’s Wellness Day

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With more than 40 health and fitness experts together under one roof, the New York Junior League’s (NYJL) Wellness Day allows guests to explore the latest health and fitness trends while encouraging a holistic approach to wellness.

“From great speakers to fantastic fitness classes to exciting exhibitors, Wellness Day has everything you need to kick start your health and fitness resolutions,” said Suzanne E. Manning, president, New York Junior League. “Join us for a moving and mindful start to the new year.”

With more than 40 health and fitness experts together under one roof, the New York Junior League’s (NYJL) Wellness Day allows guests to explore the latest health and fitness trends while encouraging a holistic approach to wellness. Wellness Day is Saturday, January 20 from 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. at The Astor House, located at 130 East 80th Street in New York City.

“From great speakers to fantastic fitness classes to exciting exhibitors, Wellness Day has everything you need to kick start your health and fitness resolutions,” said Suzanne E. Manning, president, New York Junior League. “Join us for a moving and mindful start to the new year.”

CLASSES AND SEMINARS
Wellness Day offers a variety of fitness classes and health and wellness seminars. Attendees are invited to select activities to participate in that align with their fitness style and wellness goals.

Fitness classes include, REHAB.Nyc, a program designed to rehabilitate the mind, body, and spirit through mental training; The Class Relieve, a 20-minute, no sweat class designed to clear the mind; core-focused pilates; Ab-Lab, a class that utilizes cutting edge abdominal and lower back exercises to improve core strength; Bodyweight Bootcamp, a program that works every muscle, movement, and energy system; and more.

Wellness Day seminars include, Great Skin in Your 20s, 30s, and 40s by Dr. Anne Chapas, Introduction to Chinese Medicine with Dr. Beth Hooper, How to Make Good New Year’s Resolutions and Stick to Them with Jennifer Turner of MAD COOL FITNESS, The Brain-Body Connection with Dr. Rodrigo Imana, Metabolism Makeover with Tatiana Ridley of Healthylicious BlissTM, and more.

In between activities, attendees can connect one-on-one with experts to learn about today’s health and fitness trends including nutrition information, alternative exercises, mental health practices, and performance wear. Union Square Laser Dermatology will be offering personalized VISIATM skin analysis and Refresh Body will be demonstrating needle free acupuncture. Other exhibitors include Noosa Yoghurt, Wearable X, exhale spa, and Cyc indoor cycling.

WOMEN IN WELLNESS: FOUNDING WELLNESS-FOCUSED BUSINESSES PANEL
Female CEOs from wellness-focused companies will share inspiring stories of their personal wellness journey and the successes and challenges of starting their own business during the Women in Wellness: Founding Wellness-Focused Businesses panel. Panelists include Lauren Coles, founder of Daisy Yoga; Nicole Centeno, founder of Splendid Spoon; Zoë LaPage, founder of Exhale to Inhale; and Adrienne Nolan-Smith, founder of WellBe. This panel discussion and lunch by Splendid Spoon and Curious Elixirs are included with the Wellness Day VIP pass.

Tickets to the Wellness Day morning and afternoon sessions are available for $40 and all-day VIP passes are available for $75. To purchase tickets and view a complete list of classes and activities, visit http://www.nyjl.org/wellnessday.

All guests are invited to attend a Wellness Day post-event reception from 4:00–6:00 p.m. at Bandier, located at 150 East 72nd Street. Light bites and refreshments will be served. Complimentary monogramming is available with each purchase.

The NYJL is committed to building a brighter future for children and families in New York City. Proceeds from Wellness Day help support the charitable activities of the NYJL, including its Cooking and Health Education for Families (CHEF) program. CHEF’s comprehensive workshops empower families to make life-long healthy choices by teaching proper nutrition and physical activity while placing an emphasis on planning, collaboration and fun. Exercise activities and information sessions help families make a commitment toward living a healthy life.

CHEF is one of 30 New York Junior League community programs aimed at helping vulnerable New York City populations. For more information about NYJL community programs, visit http://www.nyjl.org.

About the New York Junior League: The New York Junior League (NYJL) is an organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Since 1901, the NYJL has been a leader in identifying and responding to unmet community needs. Through direct service, collaborations with other community organizations and advocacy, the NYJL provides a positive force for change within the communities it serves.

Each year more than 2,800 trained volunteers donate more than 250,000 hours of their time to better the lives of women and children in New York City. The NYJL works with more than 50 community-based organizations and public agencies to deliver services and assistance directly to women and children in need.

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