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The Broadmoor and AHWC partner for Women's Weekend of Wellness

Weekend features seminars and engaging discussions led by health experts and activities to maximize wellbeing

Colorado Springs, CO—February 11, 2013— Renew mind, body and spirit at The Broadmoor’s 2nd annual Women’s Weekend of Wellness, in partnership with the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center, April 12-14, 2013.

The comprehensive weekend features numerous seminars and discussions, led by doctors and specialists from the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center at the University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, CO, along with popular returning speakers from 2012’s event. Seminars delve into a variety of subjects including sleep, fitness, weight loss, ambition and stress, among others, concentrating on women’s health and wellbeing.  

Friday, April 12:

Following a welcome ceremony in the afternoon, guests engage with two speakers: 

  • “The Power of Perspective on Mind, Body & Spirit” by Terry Eckmann, Ph.D.
  • “What is Wellness & Why Do You Want it?” by Jim Hill, Ph.D.

Saturday, April 13:

Following a variety of morning activities, guests attend two morning seminars focusing on topics:

  • “Stress & the Mind/Body Syndrome” by Marnie Dominy, M.S.
  • “Finding Your Life’s Purpose—A Key to Changing Your Lifestyle” by John Peters, Ph.D

A healthful networking lunch is served on the West Terrace, overlooking Cheyenne Lake.

Afternoon panel discussion topics include:

  • “Metabolic Fitness” by John Peters, Ph.D. and Jim Hill, Ph.D. 
  • “How to Get the Most from Your Exercise” by Inigo San Millan, Ph.D.
  • “How to Lose Weight and Keep it off Forever” by Holly Wyatt, M.D.
  • “Better Sleep—Better Health” 

Sunday, April 14:

Following a variety of morning activities, guests attend:

  • A working breakfast buffet featuring speaker, Kim Gorman, M.S., R.D., highlighting the methods to maximizing nutrition 
  • A seminar lead by Holly Wyatt, M.D., focusing on “The Colorado Mindset: Your Approach to Life Impacts Your Health” 

Guests can also receive a personalized wellness evaluation at the culmination of the weekend, to assess the six controllable dimensions of wellness: physical fitness, metabolic fitness, nutrition, sleep, stress and quality and satisfaction with life. The evaluation ties in with the seminar and discussion topics focusing on methods to enhance each dimension for overall improved wellness. Evaluation results are discussed with health experts and personal goals are set.  

Additionally, an array of fitness-minded physical and meditative activities, led by The Broadmoor’s team of knowledgeable fitness and wellness instructors, are offered throughout the weekend in the hotel’s luxurious facilities and on the picturesque grounds of the property. Activities include a guided hike, AquaFit and a blended class of yoga, Pilates and Tai Chi. 

Guests are encouraged to dine at one of the restaurants at The Broadmoor during their stay. Additionally, guests receive a 15% discount at the award-winning The Spa at The Broadmoor and the many retail boutiques. 

The Broadmoor’s two-night Women’s Weekend of Wellness package starts at $450 per person, based on double occupancy. The Personalized Wellness Evaluation is an additional $140 and must be booked in advance. Pre-registration is required for fitness activities Saturday and Sunday morning. Reservations for packages may be booked online by visiting The BROADMOOR or by calling 866.634.7711 ext. 5775.

About the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center

Opened in April 2012, the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center offers state-of-the-art research, education and wellness services in one facility on the University of Colorado’s Anschutz Medical Campus. The Center’s mission is to transform the lives of individuals and communities through science-based wellness strategies, by conducting research that is translated into clinical programs and delivered through the wellness clinic and fitness center. These programs are also delivered in Colorado through partnerships with schools, worksites and community organizations. The Center’s vision is a world where wellness is the norm.  

About The BROADMOOR

Opened in 1918, The BROADMOOR is situated at the gateway to the Colorado Rocky Mountains in Colorado Springs. The resort encompasses 3,000 acres with three championship golf courses, 744 lodging rooms and suites, including the new Cottage suites. Amenities include an award-winning spa and fitness center, nationally recognized tennis program, 25 retail boutiques and 18 restaurants, cafes and lounges.

The BROADMOOR is a member of Preferred Hotels and Resorts and Historic Hotels of America.

 

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For more information, please contact Wagstaff Worldwide at 213.458.4944

 

About the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center

The Anschutz Health and Wellness Center is an innovative, state-of-the art research, education and patient care facility located on the University of Colorado's Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado. The Center's mission is to transform the lives of individuals and communities through science-based wellness strategies. Our research is translated into customized programs and offerings, delivered through our Wellness Clinic and Fitness Center. We provide programs, in partnership with schools, worksites and community organizations throughout Colorado. Our vision is a world where wellness is the norm. Learn more at www.anschutzwellness.com.

About the University of Colorado School of Medicine

Faculty at the University of Colorado's School of Medicine work to advance science and improve care. These faculty members include physicians, educators and scientists at University of Colorado Hospital, Children's Hospital Colorado, Denver Health, National Jewish Health, and the Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Degrees offered by the University of Colorado School of Medicine include doctor of medicine, doctor of physical therapy, and masters of physician assistant studies. The School is located on the University of Colorado's Anschutz Medical Campus, part of the University of Colorado Denver. For additional news and information, please visit the School of Medicine's newsroom.

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