Vancouver Wellness Showby
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)
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!
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Use an activity tracker to take at least 10,000 steps per day.
get up every 30 mins from your work station to stretch
make sure you save time for yourself!
Go to bed early!
Listen to your body, know when things are different and not right and seek medical help (not Dr. Google)
a glass of water before bed and to start the day!
eat protein in the morning
Smoothies first thing in the morning, with some protein and veggies.
Exercise and healthy eating are the best wellness combo.
I hope to win tickets to “wellness” show.
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 %!
Drink lots of water each and every day!
drink a glass of water first thing in the morning.
Walk 10000 steps per day
Put yourself first! Not just your physical health but your mental health too.
Get enough sleep!
Naps are awesome 🙂
Moisturize your skin daily.
Try to go for a walk everyday!
Remembering to drink water every hour
1 minute of meditation in the morning can do wonders!
I love yoga and walking my dog. Would definitely recommend both to anyone for wellness!
Hot water and lemon when you wake up in the morning.
Having a big dog is the best fitness coach
Eat an apple everyday.
Drink apple cider vinegar every day!
Eat one clove of garlic a day.
Drink loads of water every day!
Wash your hands often and espesically before touching your eyes,nose and mouth
Try to get enough sleep!
Eat your fruits and veggies
Be active, even if it’s just going for a short walk.
Wash your hands often, especially just before eating.
Best tip I have is just to make sure to drink a lot of water, many things can be helped with hydration!
Lots of water and a good night’s sleep. Be active.
Try staying away from processed foods
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.
Sit up straight
drink lots of water and get up from your desk at work!
Get enough sleep.
Skip the elevator – take the stairs!
Drink at least 8 glasses of water!
A glass of warm lemon water first thing in the morning!
I wash my face every night and use safe skin care products.
A glass of lemon warm water first thing in the morning.
Go to sleep early (before 10 pm).
Try to find balance in all things.
Enjoy a pot of tea
be active during the day
Drink lots of water
Get enough sleep and drink lots of water.
dedicate time each day to movement: it may be stretches before sleeping, it may be walking to the mail box. Just do it!
Make exercise a part of your routine, just like brushing your teeth.
schedule a consistent bedtime!
Drink loads of water and wash your hands.
Drink lemon in warm water each morning
Go to bed early
Go for walks in the park
Drink plenty of water (6-8 glasses) throughout the day to keep your body hydrated.
exercise, eat healthy and be happy. good the relax with green tea, it’s calming.
Practice mindfulness daily
Don’t just sit at your desk during lunch. Go out for a walk!
Plenty of vitamin c during those rainy days.
Hydrate, Hydrate, Hydrate: drink water! It’s a health tip that’s both easy and free!
Get up and stretch from your desk
Get more sleep!
My tip is to get 8 hours of good sleep every night!
I start everyday with some morning yoga, keeping my body feeling amazing and energizing me for the day!
My everyday wellness tip is to spend more time outdoors.
Drink 2 teaspoons of apple cider vinegar 3 times a day 20 minutes before meals.
Try to get lots of sleep every night.
Take a daily multi vitamin.
Practice gratitude and be grateful for what already have instead of always focusing on what you don’t have.
Set your goals for health (mental, physical, spiritual) and surround yourself with people who embody or live these goals. Then get cracking!
Calm your mind, rest your body, and heal your soul.
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!
Being active everyday and taking a “mindful” moment.
Exercise at least 30 minutes a day and drink +8 cups of water to keep you hydrated and healthy!!
Try to find time everyday to exercise.
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 ?
My wellness tip is to ride a bike for your daily needs
A happy or positive thought that makes you smile
Take at least 30 minutes a day for yourself. And drink plenty of water.
drink one glass of water as soon as you wake up
Take a moment everyday to concentrate on your breathing.
Squeeze lemon juice into your morning glass of water to lower your acidity.
Doing something is better than doing nothing. Get up off your butt and move!
Get enough rest and sleep. Your body should naturally wake up without you needing an alarm clock!
eat whole, healthy, organic foods and stay away from the cancer causing garbage “foods”!
Drink a glass of hot water first thing in the morning, and eat locally and seasonally!
Drink plenty of water.