) July 19, 2007 -- In only its fourth year, The Snowmass Wellness Experience announces an all-star line-up of wellness speakers for this August 17-19 celebration in the Rocky Mountain resort of Snowmass Village, Colorado.
“ No other wellness event in the United States offers such a comprehensive and intimate opportunity to explore wellness issues, both for individuals and professional... ”
"Unlike other wellness events that are confined to the classroom or conference center, our participants are learning how to nurture the whole person indoors, outdoors and through practical, hands-on opportunities throughout the resort," says Event Director Josh Behrman. "We've created a totally immersive, truly holistic lifestyle festival, from morning meditations to sampling healthy cuisine to heading out on a bike with a professional athlete."
Unlike other wellness events that are confined to the classroom or conference center, our participants are learning how to nurture the whole person indoors, outdoors and through practical, hands-on opportunities throughout the resort
Over two days the Snowmass Wellness Experience, which is sponsored by Body & Soul Magazine, Vitamin Cottage, the Denver Post, the Crestwood, and the Shakti Foundation, gives participants access to top nutrition, fitness and spirituality and science experts, including six best-selling authors. While the popular Swing into Wellness presented by Vitamin Cottage gourmet dinner celebration kicks off the weekend on Friday, distinguished keynote speakers Marianne Williamson and Dan Millman address audiences on Saturday.
Nearly 20 other internationally respected wellness and fitness presenters such as Dr. Pamela Peeke, Michael T. Murray, Steve Hess, Janet Stone, Dr. Barry Bittman and Belleruth Naparstek, discuss topics such as stress, super foods, gluten intolerance, the healing power of music, Anusara yoga and the wellness programs used by NBA athletes. Snowmass Wellness Experience activities include guided nature hikes and bike rides, morning meditation, on-mountain yoga classes, cooking demonstrations and a Wellness Expo featuring the latest in healthy products for the mind, body and spirit.
This year's event raises the bar by also becoming certified as an approved program for up to 13 hours of Professional Continuing Education
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"No other wellness event in the United States offers such a comprehensive and intimate opportunity to explore wellness issues, both for individuals and professionals," says Marketing Director Susan Hamley. "It's not a wellness conference, but rather the opportunity to immerse yourself in a truly life-transforming weekend in a beautiful mountain destination."
Snowmass Village offers a wealth of activities for the mind, body and spirit including spa services at local hotels, golf, 40 miles of scenic hiking and biking trails, and free concerts, horseback riding and hot air balloon rides.
TICKETS: The first 500 people to purchase Individual Day Passes will receive a goody bag of Wellness products. Ticket prices range from an activities pass for $25 to day passes at $125 to a Weekend Wellness pass for $200. For more details and to purchase tickets, visit www.snowmasswellness.com
The Crestwood: Rates start at $306.50 per person for one night (not including tax) or $368 per person for two nights for a one bedroom condominium (based on double occupancy) and includes a full weekend event pass. To book, contact 800.356.5949 or visit www.thecrestwood.com
The Timberline Condominiums: Rates start at $45/person per night plus tax based on double occupancy and availability August 17-19. A minimum two-night stay is required. To book, call 1-800-922-4001 or email reservations @ thetimberline.com.
The Stonebridge Inn: Take advantage of a special Body and Soul group rate of $89/night (based on double occupancy) for a Ridge View room or $119 for a Mountain View room Aug. 17-19, 2007. Room rate includes deluxe continental breakfast each morning in the Artisan restaurant. A two night stay is required. To book, please mention the Body and Soul group rate and call reservations at 800-922-7242 or email stonebridgeinn @ destinationhotels.com.
Snowmass Inn: Rates start at $80/night based on availability and a 2-night minimum August 17-19, 2007. To book, call 800-635-3758 or email lodging @ snowmassinn.com.
For additional lodging specials, visit www.snowmassvillage.com
or call 1-800-SNOWMASS. The resort town of Snowmass Village, Colorado, is located in the heart of the Elk Mountains 9 miles from Aspen, Colorado. Snowmass is accessible via four regional airports (Aspen, Eagle, Grand Junction, and Denver). NEW this summer is daily service into Aspen/Snowmass from Los Angeles on United and expanded Delta service from Salt Lake City. Snowmass offers diverse daily activities for families, adventurers and couples. For a summer media guide of this popular mountain destination, please visit www.snowmasspress.com