Live entertainment, health and wellness activities, fitness demonstrations, dance, music, prizes, and giveaways will be featured at the Wellness in Windham Health Festival on Saturday, September 22, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. on the front lawn of the Brattleboro Retreat. Mark your calendar and plan to join the festivities at this first-ever event, free and open to the public, sponsored by Brattleboro Memorial Hospital, the Brattleboro Retreat, and Grace Cottage Hospital.
Fun for all ages is guaranteed at the Wellness in Windham Health Festival, which includes demonstrations of Zumba, hula-hooping, Tai Chi, yoga, chair exercises, Sukyo Mahikari, Alexander Technique (if you don’t know what some of these things are, this is a perfect opportunity to come and find out!). Tackle the climbing wall, or watch the Keene Cheshiremen Barbershop Chorus, Green Street Geckos, Happy Hearts Jump Rope Team and Sahibat Belly Dancers perform. Enjoy cooking demonstrations provided by the Brattleboro Food Co-op, and buy a healthy lunch prepared by Sodexo Foods. Free health screenings will also be available, and many area health organizations will be participating, so that you can learn about many of the services available locally for physical and mental health and wellness for all ages, including eldercare, fitness, safe driving, programs for area teens, and many more offerings.
You may even want to start the day off with a free Fun Trail Run on the Retreat Trails; registration for the informal run (participants have the option of being timed) is from 9:15-9:45 a.m. on the front lawn of the Brattleboro Retreat, and the Run, which is just over 1.5 miles, starts at 10 a.m.
Looking for more information? Call 802-257-8358 or go to www.wellnessinwindham.org.