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Healthy Living Village at the Slow Living Expo

Healthy Living Village at the Slow Living Expo

New! Health & Wellness Speakers

Saturday, June 2 — 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the Expo, Retreat Grounds

Get answers to your health and wellness questions from professionals and hear inspiring speakers! There is truly something for everyone at the Strolling Health Pavilion this year.  Jonas Cain will entertain between shows and can keep your children totally engaged while you listen to valuable information in this year’s Health Tent.

11:00-11:30 – Healthy Aging  – Leona Thomas, Pine Heights at Brattleboro Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation

11:30-12:00 – Incorporating Herbs into your Everyday Life – Jen Toomey, New Chapter

12:00-12:30 – sustainable fitness – Marie-Catherine O’Malley, Freebody Wellness

12:30-1:00 – Healthy Eating – Carrie Quimby, Brattleboro Memorial Hospital

1:00-1:30 – Moving Towards Restful Sleep – Dr. Simi Ravven and Amanda Upton, Brattleboro Retreat

1:30-2:00 – Healthy Skin – Bill Kennedy, Udderly Smooth

And don’t forget to make time for all the other vendors in the Healthy Living Village.

  • Am I eating a healthy diet? If not, how can I improve it?
  • Am I getting enough exercise? How much is enough?
  • My cholesterol is high. What’s the risk, and how can I reduce it?
  • How can I quit smoking?
  • What can I do about my back pain?
  • I’m always stressed out — could yoga or meditation help me?

Get answers to these and many other health and wellness questions at the Healthy Living Village, on the Retreat grounds as part of the 2018 Slow Living Expo, sponsored by Brattleboro Memorial Hospital and the Brattleboro Retreat.

Farmers market healthy living

At the Healthy Living Village, you’ll find representatives of, or information about:

  • Nutritionists, chefs and dieticians to demonstrate how to prepare healthy meals and to offer samples of in-season dishes.
  • Exhibitors related to nutritional products and services
  • Health clubs, personal trainers, martial arts trainers, etc. to do fitness demonstrations and offer information on their services
  • Demonstrations of the benefits of yoga and meditation
  • Information about practical do’s and don’ts relating to cigarette smoking, children’s car seats, seat belt use, etc.
  • Physical therapists, chiropractic, massage and acupuncture specialists
  • Health screenings for blood pressure, balance, hearing, vision
  • Displays from other health-related entities and practitioners

Stop by, it will do you good!


Presenting Sponsor:

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Key Sponsors:

 
Brattleboro Memorial Hospital
Brattleboro Memorial Hospital
New Chapter
New Chapter
 

Sponsors:

 
BAYADA Home Health Care
BAYADA Home Health Care
BlueCross BlueShield of Vermont
BlueCross BlueShield of Vermont
ClearChoiceMD Urgent Care
ClearChoiceMD Urgent Care
ConvenientMD Urgent Care
ConvenientMD Urgent Care
Edible Manhattan
Edible Manhattan
Northeast Delta Dental
Northeast Delta Dental
Pine Heights at Brattleboro
Pine Heights at Brattleboro
Rebecca M. Jones, MD, FAAD
Rebecca M. Jones, MD, FAAD
Vermont Chevon
Vermont Chevon
Vermont Reiki Association
Vermont Reiki Association
Vernon Homes
Vernon Homes
Brattleboro Retreat
Brattleboro Retreat
Thompson House
Thompson House
 

Photo by Corey Templeton, used under Creative Commons License