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Natural Awakenings Fairfield Cty/Housatonic Valley, CT

Health Wellness and Sports Event Returns to Stamford

Sep 02, 2016 02:26AM

The Stamford Health, Health Wellness & Sports Expo 2016, presented by WABC-TV, will return for the fifth consecutive year to Chelsea Piers Connecticut on October 15 (10am-5pm) and October 16 (11am-4pm). The event will feature information about the new Stamford Hospital—which opens at the end of September—plus the latest information, products, services and demos from more than 95 exhibitors. Activities will include blood pressure screenings, hand hygiene tips, chronic disease risk assessments, children’s activities and special guests. Admission and parking are free.

Meet and greet dance fitness sensation Billy Blanks Jr. of Dance It Out at the Shark Tank Health Zone, featuring As Seen on Shark Tank businesses with health, wellness and sports products. He will conduct his dance fitness class at no charge on Saturday from 1 to 2pm and Sunday from noon to 1pm at the Chelsea Piers CT Athletic Club. Call 203-531-3047 to reserve a spot. Taste healthy foods from local restaurants and learn from special chef presentations at the Healthy Restaurant Sampling Zone.

All visitors will receive a Passport for Life to record their health screening results. Those who visit 40 exhibits will receive a complimentary day pass to Chelsea Piers Connecticut. Hourly raffles will be held for healthy prizes; raffle tickets are $5 or a free ticket for those bringing nonperishable food. As in past years, a silent auction will benefit The Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County.

Sponsors include Stamford Health; WABC-TV; Grade A ShopRite; EBMAS CT Martial Arts; Shaklee: Debbie Miron, Independent Distributor; Healthcare News; News 12 CT; Stamford Magazine/Moffly Media; Star 99.9, 95.9 Fox; The Advocate/Hearst Media Services; Natural Awakenings Magazine and Fairfield Parent Magazine. This event is produced by TMK Sports & Entertainment, a Greenwich-based event marketing company.

For further information, visit and follow on Twitter @HWS_Expos, Instagram @HWS_Expos and Location: Chelsea Piers
Connecticut, 1 Blachley Rd, Stamford. See ad, page 3.