10 am - 1 pm
Free Outdoor Family Event
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COVID NOTE - Please wear a mask to our event to help keep all safe.
Blue Zones Project Parking Lot ~ 191 West Main Street ~ downtown Brevard, NC
Near Edward Jones & Transylvania Heritage Museum
This celebration will highlight the opportunities available to all residents to boost their well-being through engagement in the Blue Zones Project. Discover how you can get involved in transforming Brevard into a community where healthy choices are easier for everyone!
Blue Zones Project in Brevard is powered by the Pisgah Health Foundation.
Attendees will receive complimentary bags, water bottles, T-shirts, a Blue Zones Book, fall starter plants, as long as supplies last, and have chances to win prizes, and can participate in these free activities:
Move Naturally & Downshift – free classes
About the teachers:
Belinda Roberts is a Licensed Acupuncturist, Livelong Acupuncture, LLC and the Owner/Director of Elk Haven Wellness Center in Brevard. Roberts studied at Daoist Traditions College of Chinese Medical Arts and Jung Tao School of Classical Chinese Medicine.
Bobby Wilson is a Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist NC #10197 with over 10-years experience and is the owner of Path of Massage and Wellness in Brevard. Self-care is a necessity throughout one's lifetime. Come learn simple self-care techniques that will encourage a connection to the whole body . . . untwisting and lengthening the muscles of the arms that are connected to the feet.
Beth Thran Bunch is a Reiki Master, Bach Flower Registered Practitioner, and board-certified massage therapist practicing for more than 30 years. During these Blue Zones sessions, you will experience how to increase your energy or create a sense of calm through breath and movement. Beth will guide you through range-of-motion practices to loosen and hydrate the joints, while you learn to listen to your inner wisdom. Deep breathing keeps us present and is an integral part of mindful movement. Appropriate for people of all ages and states of well-being.
Renee Peterson Trudeau is a nationally-recognized author/speaker and life balance coach. During this event she will share 3 powerful, science-based strategies for feeling more alive, joyful and connected—no matter what’s going on around you. This interactive experience is for all ages! Over the last 20 years, her work has appeared in the New York Times, Good Housekeeping, US News & World Report, AARP, Spirituality & Health and more.
PEOPLE - Engagement
Pisgah Health Foundation
“Pisgah Health Foundation strategically deployed the 50th Blue Zones Project in the world right here in Transylvania County,” said Lex Green, CPA President Pisgah Health Foundation. “This decision proved to be very beneficial during COVID-19. We thank the Blue Zones Project staff and volunteers for ensuring meaningful progress towards better health for all. We look forward to 2022 with increased anticipation of helping residents in our community live their best life now.”
Support for this event by: Pisgah Health Foundation, Brevard Police Department, City of Brevard, Brevard Fire Department, Gaia Herbs, Path of Massage & Wellness, Subtle Energy Healing Therapies, Renee Peterson Trudeau, Blue Ridge Bakery, Comporium, Elk Haven Wellness Center, Broad Street Wines, Food Matters Market, Friends of Ecusta Trail, Center for Counter Balance, TVS – Transylvania Vocational Services, Transylvania Heritage Museum, AARP, WNC Falls Prevention Coalition, Edward Jones Investments, Brevard Seventh-Day Adventist Church, FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Center, Brevard Academy, D.D. Bullwinkel’s Outdoors, Connestee Falls Realty, Brevard High School Wellness Committee, Transylvania Rotary Collaborative, Sonflower Kids and many more.