Health & Wellness Pavilion

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Located in Halls 1 & 2

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

Health & Wellness Pavilion Speaker Schedule

PLUS 1:1 Q & A… Immediately following each session, stay to meet the speaker to continue the dialogue and ask questions in a more intimate setting.

8:00 am – 8:15 am: Your Brain Health

turco-nancysmSpeaker: Nancy Turco, ED, Arden Courts Memory Care
When it comes to aging, most of us understand how to keep our bodies healthy and t, but few of us don’t know where to begin when it comes to taking care of our brains. Do you want to improve your memory, sharpen your thinking, increase your attention span and boost your mental energy? Attend this session to learn the current research on which foods, vitamins and nutrients promote brain health, and the top tips for maximizing your brain function to achieve optimal brain health.


12:35 pm – 12:50 pm: Simple Meal Solutions for Busy Women

carter-samantha-smSpeaker: Samantha Carter, RDN, LD, H-E-B dietitian
Wondering what’s for dinner? Feeling like dining out is the only easy option? ink Again! Let H-E-B registered dietitian Sam Carter will show you how to save your wallet and your waistline with simple tips for making delicious and better for you meals at home. Learn simple tips for meal prep, storage and stretching your weekly budget—in the creation of meals that will make everyone in your home happy!


2:45 pm – 3:00 pm: ENCORE | Simple Meal Solutions for Busy Women


3:15 pm – 3:30 pm: Mindfulness and Meditation

foreman-laurensmSpeaker: Lauren Foreman, founder, Meditation Bar
We know that meditation creates a feeling of calm, but research shows a vast number of other benefits from improving immune function and boosting antibodies to increasing both our ability to be creative and our overall level of happiness. Taking time out of our day to meditate is a goal for many, but is very often hard to attain. is session will show you the practical applications of meditation to your own busy lifestyle. Participants will be provided with strategies for how to live a more mindful life in both theory and practice, and will gain a new perspective on techniques to proactively incorporate meditation into our lives.


Health & Wellness Pavilion Anchor Sponsors

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