Prevention launches ‘The Prevention Wellness Weekend’ initiative

New Delhi :Prevention, women’s health magazine from the India Today Group takes its health mission beyond the pages of the magazine by launching a unique initiative ‘The Prevention Wellness Weekend’ in New Delhi.

Residents of Delhi are invited to enroll and participate in the workshops and therefore benefit from advice and guidance of experts on managing personal and family health and wellness better on October 23 and 24, 2010, at The Grand, Vasant Kunj, from 11:30 am to 7 pm. Prevention inspires Indian women and their families to live life fully and stay healthy and therefore delivers authoritative information and energizing lifestyle advice that women can use for a happier and healthier life.

Spread across two eventful days, The Prevention Wellness Weekend will be perfect platform for Indian women to discover health, beauty, fitness and nutrition advice that makes her more inspired, more confident than ever before. Some of the biggest names in health and wellness will lend their time and knowledge to this unique wellness activity by providing consultations and workshops on everyday concerns such as – family health, food & nutrition, fitness, parenting and personal development.

The Prevention Wellness Weekend presents a unique opportunity to interact with the best names in health and wellness from Dr Ashok Seth (Escorts), Dr Parvez Ahmed (Max Hospitals), Dr Randeep Guleria (AIIMS), Dr Issac Mathai, Dr Indira Hinduja, Dr Duru Shah, Dr Anoop Misra, Dr P K Dave, etc. Counsel from nutrition experts like Ishi Khosla, Naini Setalvad, Aditya Bal, Ayesha Grewal, Ritika Samaddar, Claude Alvares (organic and clean foods) is on hand alongwith fitness consultations with Leena Mogre, Nisha Verma, Neesha Maria Bukht, Dr Som Tunait, Vesna Jacob, Usha Chengappa, Sheba Mehra, etc. Noted beauty advisors who will be at the Prevention Wellness Weekend include: Dr Neena Khanna, Dr Rashmi Shetty, Dr Jamuna Pai, Suparna Trikha, Dr Aparna Santhanam, Hema Pant, etc. Alternative Therapies can also be explored at the wellness initiative with JPS Sawhney, Nivedita Joshi, Dr Isaac Mathai, Usha Chengappa, Dr Ravindra & Poonam Tuli, Rick Levy, Poonam Srivastava, Vijaya Venkat, Jaya Row, etc.

Speaking on the unique initiative, Mala Sekhri, Chief Operating Officer, Lifestyle Group, The India Today said, “India is moving towards healthy living. Large and unwavering consumer demand for information healthier lifestyle is very evident across the country as well as in the response Prevention has seen from its readers. With The Prevention Wellness Weekend we wanted to create a platform where leaders in the health domain can come together and promote the good cause of healthy living thus building a strong franchise for the brand in the community.”

Sanghamitra Chakraborty, Editor, Prevention added “Our continuous effort to provide Indian women and their families with highly actionable, relevant content to live healthy is our key inspiration for The Prevention Wellness Weekend. It is a perfect platform for us to inspire our readers with a dose of Prevention.”

The event will host workshops, demonstrations and experiences (workouts, reflexology, dermat procedures) across six different demarcated zones of family, health, fitness, beauty, food & nutrition and alternative therapies. There will be discreet areas for check-ups and one-on-one consultations with doctors. Plus there will be a healthy shopping area which will display high quality products: everything from organic foods (grocery, oils, teas, seeds and nuts), health foods and supplements, spa and natural beauty products (bath salts, aroma oils, and health tools (yoga mats, exercise bands, acupressure boards etc) .

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