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Tenth Annual Wellness Expo

October 23

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The Department of Integrative Health and Exercise Science at Georgian Court University is thrilled to present its 10th Annual Wellness Expo at GCU! Join us for a free, daylong showcase of integrative health presentations and exhibitors. From acupuncture and acupressure to chair yoga and meditation, there’s sure to be something for everyone.

11:00–11:30 a.m.The Healer WithinShelly Botwinick ’14, Musician, Educator & Energy Medicine Practitioner
11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.Nutrition in Eyecare: A New Look Into Eyes and HealthNeda Gioia, O.D., FOWNS, Founder of Integrative Vision
12:00–12:30 p.m.Acupuncture and Herbal TherapyKeith Koehler, CA, Koehler Acupuncture
12:30–1:00 p.m.AcupressureRegina Rosenthal, PT, RYT-200, Author & Founder of Dimensions of Wellness
1:00–1:30 p.m.From Amotivation to Intrinsic Regulation: Developing Your Motivation to RunMichael Wortley, Ph.D., CSCS, GCU Assistant Professor of Exercise Science
1:30–2:00 p.m.Meditation Through Activities of Daily LivingSachiko Komagata, Ph.D., PT, CWC, ACSM-CEP, GCU Chair/Associate Professor, Department of Holistic Health & Exercise Science
2:00–2:30 p.m. Move Your Body and Feel Happy: How Physical Activity Improves Your Mood and Mental HealthVincent C. W. Chen, Ph.D., GCU Assistant Professor of Exercise Science
2:30–3:00 p.m.Stress Management: Natural Techniques for Dealing With StressJoshua Burns, D.C., N.D., GCU Assistant Professor of Integrative Health
3:00–3:30 p.m.Who Are Holistic Nurses? What Do They Do?Kelly Venditto, RN-BC, Certified Holistic Nurse, Hackensack Meridian Health
3:30–4:00 p.m.TBATBA

Front Lawn of Casino*

TimeActivity Activity Leader
11:00 a.m.QoyaDeborah Kehoe, Founder of Mindfulness, Movement & Music
12:00 p.m.Pilates to Enhance Your Wellness Toolkit!Renee’ Millemann, Owner of Coastline Pilates
1:00 p.m.Qigong Darren Orr, D.M.Q., Doctor of Classical Chinese Medicine
2:00 p.m.TBATBA
3:00 p.m.Yoga for EveryoneJamey Stofko, RYT 500, ’00, ’15, Hanu Yoga & Holistic Arts Studio

*In case of inclement weather, outdoor activities will move inside to the Casino stage.

Books from a recommended reading list will be available for purchase at the University Bookstore from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Registration is required for this free event at Please note that face coverings must be worn properly inside all buildings, and all attendees will need to complete the COVID-19 visitor screening form at prior to entering the GCU campus.

If you have any questions, please contact Sachiko Komagata, Ph.D., PT.


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Georgian Court University
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Lakewood, 08701 United States
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