GLOW Festival


THANK YOU to everyone that made this event a huge success!! See you next year on Saturday, March 9th!


8:50 – Registration begins
9:00 – Welcome & Opening Remarks
9:00 – Noon – Chair and Hand massage
9:15 – Presentation #1 – The Healing Power of Food – Alyssa Bryner
Alyssa Bryner is a passionate, plant-based health coach, personal chef, and cooking instructor. She will discuss the power of an anti-inflammatory, alkaline diet and how it can improve skin and energy levels, as well as reset digestion for optimal immune-boosting health.


9:50 – FITNESS BREAK – 15-Minute Energizer with Stephanie Ayers
Stephanie Ayers has instructed classes ranging from children’s fitness to adult step, spinning and kickboxing to most recently Mature Movement classes for those 55 and older.  Join in the fun as we rejuvenate our bodies with this 15-minute energizing workout!  Whether you stand or opt to sit, this healthy break offers something for everyone, no matter your fitness level.  
10:15 – Presentation #2 – Find Your Courage: Cultivating the Thoughts and Practices that Boost Emotional Resilience – Deirdre Staton
Deirdre Staton, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a private practice in Harrisonburg. She has spent over 20 years as a therapist working in inpatient psychiatric settings, emergency services, hospice, corrections, and community mental health. Deirdre will discuss our ability to choose to live life with intention, befriend ourselves, and advocate for what we want and need.


10:50 – FITNESS BREAK – Introduction to Qigong with Grayson Pritchard
Grayson Pritchard practices Chinese Medicine and teaches Qigong, Tai Chi, and other arts through Blue Heron Healing Arts in Harrisonburg, VA. He will be leading a fitness break called Five Elements Qigong (chee-kung), an introduction to this system of exercise.
11:15 – Presentation #3 – Optimizing your Best Self – Alice Muellerweiss
Alice Muellerweiss is the Director of Human Capital and Training at Atlas Research in Washington, DC, where she leads human capital strategy, training and development, and organizational performance improvement services. Alice will share her tips that will help you develop goals to enhance your health and well-being to sustain positive self-care.


11:50 – Closing Remarks & Door Prize Drawings
Post-Event Activity (SOLD OUT) – Shenandoah Wine Tour


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