“Women: Living In Balance” will be led by internationally renowned doctor and presenter Saralyn Mark, M.D.
VAIL, Colo.—April 29, 2013—Sonnenalp Hotel will present the second Vail Living Well Experience (VLWE) in conjunction with Vail Living Well July 25-28, 2013, continuing the evolution of Vail as a destination for health and well-being. The July VLWE, “Women: Living In Balance,” focuses on how to balance all aspects of health and well-being in daily life. Like all Vail Living Well programs and events, attendees will learn, connect, share, engage and have fun through interactive and experiential programs.

A world-renowned leader in women’s health, Dr. Saralyn Mark will facilitate daily discussions and activities throughout the retreat. Dr. Mark will focus on leading edge research regarding gender differences as they relate to exercise, medicine, aging and other aspects of women’s health. Additionally, Dr. Nanette Santoro will lead discussions on hormonal health, Dr. Cheryl Chessick will lead emotional health discussions, and nutritionist Julie Hill will lead discussions about specific women’s needs in nutrition for both the athlete and for daily life.

The event is hosted by Sonnenalp Hotel, a world-class luxury hotel located in the heart of Vail Village. This Bavarian-inspired landmark is known for its unparalleled offerings including its four on-site restaurants, Sonnenalp Spa, Sonnenalp Golf Club and proximity to all outdoor activities Vail has to offer.

“With our relaxing locale along Gore Creek and pristine mountain views, our Vail Living Well Experience guests will reside in the best learning environment possible,” said Patricia McNamara, director of sales and marketing at Sonnenalp. “We take great pride in hosting an event like this and we are eager for all attendees to have the best weekend possible during the ‘Women: Living in Balance’ Sonnenalp signature event.”

Outdoor activities include a guided hike by celebrated endurance and athletic coach Ellen Miller, a birding and picnicking hike lead by Master Birder Dr. Cheryl Chessick, and a functional movement and balance training session by Laina Eskin, Founder of Align Vail.

Each day of “Women: Life in Balance” will incorporate evidence-based, interactive sessions covering all aspects of women’s health and prevention. At the top of Shrine Pass, physical activities include a birding hike with Dr. Chessick, or an invigorating hike with Ellen Miller on Friday. A functional movement and balance training class will be held on Saturday with Laina Eskin.

For more information, or to reserve a spot and book lodging for the July 2013 Vail Living Well Experience, contact Patricia McNamara at the Sonnenalp Hotel at 970-479-5434 or email pmcnamara@sonnenalp.com.

For more information about Vail Living Well and the programs and events that it produces, visit www.vaillivingwell.org, Facebook or call Vail Living Well’s concierge at 970-343-9918.
The Vail Living Well Summit and Vail Living Well Experience bring top level doctors, researchers and athletes together, along with health conscious individuals to connect, learn, share and have fun in the beauty of Vail, Colorado. Both the Vail Living Well Summit and the Vail Living Well Experience utilize evidence based interactive and experiential programming for maximum takeaway for both attendees and presenters. Topics include fitness, nutrition, cognitive and emotional well-being, heart health, preventive medicine, longevity and stress, sleep health, and cutting edge breakthroughs in health and well-being. All programs are produced by DiscoverWell and the Sonnenalp Hotel.



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