Health & Wellness Pavilion


Don’t miss these exciting health topics and speakers featured in the Health & Wellness Classroom, inside the Health & Wellness Pavilion.

PLUS Ask The Experts… immediately following each class, meet the speaker in the Health & Wellness Pavilion to continue the dialogue and ask questions in a more intimate 1:1 setting.


Health & Wellness Pavilion Speaker Schedule


8:00 am – 8:15 am: How to Flourish Under Stress

Bruce, JansmSpeaker: Jan Bruce, author, meQuilibrium: 14 Days to Cooler, Calmer and Happier
You can’t annihilate stress. But you can learn to manage it peacefully — and you don’t need to radically change your life to do so. Jan Bruce has extensively researched this topic and developed an approach that gets at its roots, so stress can’t flourish, but you can.


12:35 pm – 12:50 pm: Building a Better Plate

Guillaume, MikalasmSpeaker: Mikala Guillaume, R.D., L.D., registered dietician, H-E-B
Feeling hungry? How do you build a better plate when you sit down to eat? H-E-B registered dietitian Mikala Guillaume will guide you through the thought process behind building the best plate for your body — providing you with the nutrition you need to power your day. What does a portion of protein look like? How much of the plate should be made up of fruits and vegetables? Mikala will help answer these questions and more while also walking through a fun recipe step-by-step for you to try at home!

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm: Navigating Your Nutrition

Guillaume, MikalasmSpeaker: Mikala Guillaume, R.D., L.D., registered dietician, H-E-B
Low-fat. High-fiber. No carb. Sugar-free. Diets come and go, and it’s hard to keep up with the latest trends and newest health fads. H-E-B registered dietitian Mikala Guillaume will help bust the myths and misinformation while providing you with sound building blocks for your personal approach to nutrition. Come watch Mikala prepare a delicious dish that can fit into any meal plan and will be at home in your regular recipe rotation!

3:15 pm – 3:30 pm: How to Achieve Mindfulness in Your Busy Life

Durbin, ChristinesmSpeaker: Christine Durbin, M.S., LPC, mind-body therapist, Cancer Treatment Centers of America
This session will provide you with introductory insight to mindfulness and practical application to your own busy lifestyle. Participants will be provided with strategies for how to live a more mindful life and will gain a new perspective on techniques to proactively manage stress.

3:45 pm – 4:00 pm: Wellness in the Workplace

Haskins, JessicasmSpeaker: Jessica Haskins, community pharmacy manager, Walgreens
Much of our lives are spent on the go and away from the comforts of home. It can be difficult to remember staying healthy occurs at work and while traveling. Jessica Haskins will share her tips for how to address the hurdles we face to stay healthy in our busy lives. Healthy meal preparation, staying active while traveling or throughout the winter, preventative measures for cold and flu season, and staying active at work all help contribute to a healthy and happy lifestyle.

3:45 pm – 4:00 pm: Eat Small, Eat Often – For a Healthier You!

Annie-ChangSpeaker: Annie Chang, director, corporate wellness, My Fit Foods
Obesity directly impacts your bottom line as carrying extra weight can negatively impact your life, your productivity levels and your general well-being. Chang will share why and how to best implement easy strategies to eat portioned, CLEAN meals to keep your energy up, your weight down and your health in top shape.

Health & Wellness Pavilion Anchor Sponsors

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