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Vancouver Wellness Show

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 — 9:44am PDT
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The Wellness Show returns to the Vancouver Convention Centre this month offering three full days of information and exhibits focusing on everything from fitness and pet health, to stress-reduction and cheese seminars. The theme for 2016 is Healthy Families so you’ll be able to gather practical tips on health and well-being for everyone in your family.


Vancouver Wellness Show

Friday, February 12, 2016 from 12:00pm to 7:00pm
Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 10:00am to 7:00pm
Sunday, February 14, 2016 from 10:00am to 6:00pm

Last year, more than 30,000 people sampled and chatted with 300 exhibitors, and attended over 100 informative and entertaining seminars, workshops, fitness and cooking demonstrations. Exhibitors focus on health and wellness, beauty, active living, leisure, healthy aging, kids health, mental well-being, pet health, and living green.

Highlights this year include the Organic Market presented by Nesters, the new Healthy Families Zone, the Kids Activity Area, Celebrity Cooking Stage, and the new Relax and Refresh Lounge. Attend a fitness demonstration and try a new way of working out, or get a massage, reflexology or a makeover using organic beauty products.

There are 5 stages featuring Fitness Demonstrations (Ballet Fit, Yoga for Managing Anxiety, Gymnaestrada), Women and Wellness Presentations (Natural Ways to Deal With Life’s Changes, Skin: Glow From the Inside Out, and a Power Panel featuring Lorna Vanderhaeghe, Keri Adams, and Karlene Karst), Living Well Seminars (Stress‹The Hormone Connection, Mindful Relationships, The Overloaded Executive), and the incredibly popular Celebrity Chef Stage, presented by Alligga (featuring Chopped Champion Alana Peckham, Curtis Luk, Dana Hauser, Tobias Grignon, Jesse Jobin, Sarah Stewart, and everyone’s favourite; Tojo). Attend a Cheese Seminar presented by The Dairy Farmers of Canada. Sample and learn about the cheese’s origins and potential pairings.

Tickets are $14.50 (general admission); $12.50 (seniors 65+ & students with valid ID); $6.00 (children); 5 and under are free. New this year, family passes are available at the door for $25 (admission for 2 adults, 2 children). 3 day passes are $30.

Win a Wellness Show Prize Pack

I have a family pack of passes to give away to the Wellness Show along with a gift basket loaded with goodies from Nesters valued at $150.

Here’s how you can enter to win:

  • Leave a comment with a quick everyday wellness tip (1 entry)
  • Post the following on Twitter (1 entry)
  • RT to enter to win a prize pack from @thewellnessshow + @Miss604

    Follow the Wellness Show on Twitter and Facebook for more information. I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Tuesday, February 9, 2015.

    Update The winner is Brenda!

Current contests on


  1. Kathleen says:

    Use an activity tracker to take at least 10,000 steps per day.

  2. Adam S says:

    get up every 30 mins from your work station to stretch

  3. Ariel C says:

    make sure you save time for yourself!

  4. Carolyn says:

    Go to bed early!

  5. Karen says:

    Listen to your body, know when things are different and not right and seek medical help (not Dr. Google)

  6. Sandra says:

    a glass of water before bed and to start the day!

  7. tammy says:

    eat protein in the morning

  8. Russell says:

    Smoothies first thing in the morning, with some protein and veggies.

  9. Lyn says:

    Exercise and healthy eating are the best wellness combo.
    I hope to win tickets to “wellness” show.

  10. Mary says:

    Wipe down your office doorknob.
    Using disinfectant wipes on commonly touched objects like doorknobs can reduce the spread of cold- and flu-causing viruses by up to 90 %!

  11. Grace V says:

    Drink lots of water each and every day!

  12. Debbie F says:

    drink a glass of water first thing in the morning.

  13. Nina says:

    Walk 10000 steps per day

  14. Iain says:

    Practice mindfulness

  15. Christine says:

    Put yourself first! Not just your physical health but your mental health too.

  16. kay says:

    Daily walk

  17. Marisa. P says:

    Get enough sleep!
    Naps are awesome ๐Ÿ™‚

  18. Brenda says:

    Moisturize your skin daily.

  19. trevor says:

    Compliment yourself

  20. Kam says:

    Try to go for a walk everyday!

  21. Jason says:

    Remembering to drink water every hour

  22. Amanda says:

    1 minute of meditation in the morning can do wonders!

  23. Rebecca says:

    I love yoga and walking my dog. Would definitely recommend both to anyone for wellness!

  24. Hadley says:

    Hot water and lemon when you wake up in the morning.

  25. Richard says:

    Having a big dog is the best fitness coach

  26. Donald says:

    Eat an apple everyday.

  27. Lana says:

    Drink apple cider vinegar every day!

  28. Linda says:

    Eat one clove of garlic a day.

  29. Natalie V says:

    Drink loads of water every day!

  30. Cindy KS says:

    Wash your hands often and espesically before touching your eyes,nose and mouth

  31. Maryanne says:

    Try to get enough sleep!

  32. Alex says:

    Eat your fruits and veggies

  33. Rita says:

    Be active, even if it’s just going for a short walk.

  34. Kate says:

    Wash your hands often, especially just before eating.

  35. Tara says:

    Best tip I have is just to make sure to drink a lot of water, many things can be helped with hydration!

  36. Trina says:

    Lots of water and a good night’s sleep. Be active.

  37. jan says:

    Try staying away from processed foods

  38. nicolle says:

    Mint, cucumber, lemon, lime, berries, chia seeds, chilled herbal tea, frozen citrus as ice cubes… make your water more interesting so you drink more of it. Drink before you even get out of bed for a better start to the day.

  39. yvonne says:

    drink lots of water and get up from your desk at work!

  40. Aimee says:

    Get enough sleep.

  41. Kim says:

    Skip the elevator – take the stairs!

  42. Maya says:

    Drink at least 8 glasses of water!

  43. Eileen says:

    A glass of warm lemon water first thing in the morning!

  44. Kim Godidek says:

    I wash my face every night and use safe skin care products.

  45. Tony says:

    A glass of lemon warm water first thing in the morning.

  46. Csilla says:

    Go to sleep early (before 10 pm).

  47. Leanne S says:

    Try to find balance in all things.

  48. Dane says:

    Enjoy a pot of tea

  49. Carol says:

    be active during the day

  50. Jeanne says:

    Drink lots of water

  51. Ann-Marie V. says:

    Get enough sleep and drink lots of water.

  52. GAIL WHITWORTH says:

    dedicate time each day to movement: it may be stretches before sleeping, it may be walking to the mail box. Just do it!

  53. Lucie B says:

    Make exercise a part of your routine, just like brushing your teeth.

  54. Angela says:

    schedule a consistent bedtime!

  55. Jason B says:

    Drink loads of water and wash your hands.

  56. Andrea says:

    Drink lemon in warm water each morning

  57. Tania says:

    Go to bed early

  58. Rino says:

    Go for walks in the park

  59. David says:

    Drink plenty of water (6-8 glasses) throughout the day to keep your body hydrated.

  60. Nancy Wong says:

    exercise, eat healthy and be happy. good the relax with green tea, it’s calming.

  61. Elizabeth says:

    Practice mindfulness daily

  62. Xing says:

    Don’t just sit at your desk during lunch. Go out for a walk!

  63. Evie says:

    Plenty of vitamin c during those rainy days.

  64. Kelsey says:

    Hydrate, Hydrate, Hydrate: drink water! It’s a health tip that’s both easy and free!

  65. Tracy says:

    Get up and stretch from your desk

  66. Elysia says:

    Get more sleep!

  67. Tabby72 says:

    My tip is to get 8 hours of good sleep every night!

  68. Elyse Goulet says:

    I start everyday with some morning yoga, keeping my body feeling amazing and energizing me for the day!

  69. Nancy says:

    My everyday wellness tip is to spend more time outdoors.

  70. Elizabeth says:

    Drink 2 teaspoons of apple cider vinegar 3 times a day 20 minutes before meals.

  71. Jeff S says:

    Try to get lots of sleep every night.

  72. Debs says:

    Take a daily multi vitamin.

  73. Jamie says:

    Practice gratitude and be grateful for what already have instead of always focusing on what you don’t have.

  74. Kate Russell says:

    Set your goals for health (mental, physical, spiritual) and surround yourself with people who embody or live these goals. Then get cracking!

  75. Lana says:

    Calm your mind, rest your body, and heal your soul.

  76. Cheryl Borgmann says:

    if you exercise, using a roller on your legs is the .best.thing.ever to keep you loose, limber and ready for your next workout. Really great for those who attend spin classes too!

  77. Shannon says:

    Being active everyday and taking a “mindful” moment.

  78. Stephanie says:

    No smoking!!

  79. cL says:

    Exercise at least 30 minutes a day and drink +8 cups of water to keep you hydrated and healthy!!

  80. Michelle W says:

    Try to find time everyday to exercise.

  81. Selina says:

    Try and set aside a little “me” time each day even if it’s half an hour. To do something just for yourself whatever it is you enjoy! That little breather will make a difference in your go go go day! Be good to yourself ?

  82. Emilia says:

    My wellness tip is to ride a bike for your daily needs

  83. Sandy says:

    A happy or positive thought that makes you smile

  84. Christina says:

    Take at least 30 minutes a day for yourself. And drink plenty of water.

  85. Samantha says:

    drink one glass of water as soon as you wake up

  86. Brenda says:

    Take a moment everyday to concentrate on your breathing.

  87. Julie says:

    Squeeze lemon juice into your morning glass of water to lower your acidity.

  88. Jordana says:

    Doing something is better than doing nothing. Get up off your butt and move!

  89. Mimi Luk says:

    Get enough rest and sleep. Your body should naturally wake up without you needing an alarm clock!

  90. Kim says:

    eat whole, healthy, organic foods and stay away from the cancer causing garbage “foods”!

  91. Meichia says:

    Drink a glass of hot water first thing in the morning, and eat locally and seasonally!

  92. Heidi says:

    Drink plenty of water.

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