Health & Wellness Pavilion

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Exhibit Hall | Open All Day

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

Classroom Sessions

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 – 8:20 am: Your Brain Health

Speaker: Carly Pollack, founder, Nutritional Wisdom
Vegan. Paleo. Low-carb. Dairy free. Diets come and go, and it’s hard to keep up with the latest trends and newest health fads. Carly Pollack, voted Austin’s best nutritionist three years in a row, will help bust the myths and misinformation while providing you with sound building blocks for your personal approach to nutrition. Get off the weekend binge eating/Monday morning diet roller-coaster and find out how to nourish your true self.

8:20 am: 1:1 Q&A with Carly Pollack


12:35 pm – 12:50 pm: Probiotics as Functional Foods

Speaker: Lorena Asebedo Kaplen, registered dietician, H-E-B
One of the hottest topics in nutrition science explores the benefits of including probiotics in your dietary eating pattern. Including probiotics in your food choices results in a healthy gut, which is linked to the prevention and treatment of many digestive health issues, but emerging science is finding that probiotics have an even bigger impact on our overall health. This session will focus on the possible health benefits and explore how to include probiotics in your diet with fermented foods and supplements for healthy digestion.

12:50 pm: 1:1 Q&A with Lorena Asebedo Kaplen


2:45 pm – 3:00 pm: ENCORE | Probiotics as Functional Foods

3:00 pm: 1:1 Q&A with Lorena Asebedo Kaplen


3:30 pm – 3:50 pm: Improve Your Memory, Concentration, and Mood

Speaker: Shonté Jovan Taylor, neuroscientist & mindset success catalyst
We have learned how to keep our bodies healthy and fit, but few of us 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 with neuroscientist Shonté Jovan Taylor to learn the current research on which foods and nutrients promote brain health and the top tips for maximizing your brain function to achieve optimal brain health.

3:50 pm: 1:1 Q&A with Shonté Jovan Taylor


Camp Gladiator Workout

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Meeting Room 12 (4th floor)

Have you been wanting to try an intense boot camp–style workout, but can never carve out the time? Here’s your opportunity, and we are upping the ante by adding in the coach of your dreams. Join track and field World Champion Marion Jones for a fun and energetic class.

All fitness levels, all ages welcome for this total body workout. Come ready to sweat and have fun!

INSTRUCTOR: Marion Jones, celebrated athlete & Camp Gladiator personal trainer

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