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Women's Health & Wellness Retreat in Seaside Sep 19-21

July 30, 2014 by SoWal Staff

The Seaside Institute will hold a women’s retreat focused on health and wellness approaches for mind, body and spirit at the Academic Village SEPT 19–21.
 
The weekend will include lectures delivered by wellness professionals, exercise led by experienced instructors, and social activities. Early registration pricing is $425, which includes a two-night stay in the Academic Village, breakfast each morning and a reception on Friday evening. After August 30, the price will be $500. Weekend retreat packages without accommodations are $200 for early registration, and $250 after August 30.
 
Leslie Bonci will kick off the weekend with a lecture titled "If Your Thighs Could Talk." Leslie is the director of sports nutrition at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and sports dietitian for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pittsburgh Pirates, Pittsburgh Penguins, University of Pittsburgh Department of Athletics, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, and Milwaukee Brewers. Leslie, who is based in Pittsburgh, Pa., is also co-author of “Run Your Butt Off.”
 
Pulling from the wonderful local talent along 30-A, yoga and meditation instructor Melissa Davis will be on hand Saturday and Sunday to offer early morning yoga (Vinyasa style) and meditation. Also, Jenifer Kuntz, owner of Raw & Juicy, an organic food/juice bar and eating establishment that operates from a converted Airstream along Scenic Highway 30A in Seaside, will demonstrate how to make the perfect smoothie. Additionally, a 2-mile trail walk, sunset beach walk, and iPhoneography lesson will be given by super-creative, Studio B owner Colleen Duffley.
 
The weekend will kick-off with a lecture and reception on Friday evening in the new Seaside Assembly Hall. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to find some life-balance in the most beautiful beach town in America. It’s your turn this time. More details can be found at www.seasideacademicvillage.com. Register at www.seasidewomensretreat.eventbrite.com.
 
Seaside Women's Retreat Weekend Schedule: 
 
SEPT 19
 
Arrivals
6pm | Seaside Assembly Hall
"If Your Thighs Could Talk" by Leslie Bonci
Reception
 
SEPT 20
 
8am | Light Breakfast
9am | Yoga with Melissa Davis or Nature walk with Casey and Diane 
11:30am | "Beauty from the Gut" by Jennifer Kuntz
Lunch by Raw and Juicy
1pm | A Lesson in iPhoneography with Colleen Duffley
Afternoon Free Time | Beach, Shop, and Explore Seaside
6pm | Wine and Hors d' Oeuvres 
Dinner on your own in Seaside 
 
SEPT 21
 
8am | Light Breakfast
9am | Yoga with Melissa Davis or Nature Walk with Casey and Diane
Free Time
1pm | Checkout    

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