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Eisenhower Introduces “Wellness Worth Watching” Movie Series

The documentary Happy is featured in March
Jayne Robertson, Certified Yoga Therapist

Jayne Robertson, Certified Yoga Therapist

Eisenhower Wellness Institute and Desert Health® are partnering to offer the “Wellness Worth Watching” movie series this season. Three thought-provoking movies will provide an in-depth look at the topics of nutrition, the mind-body connection, and the mind-shift from stress to happiness.

Kiran Dintyala, MD, MPH, ABIHM

Kiran Dintyala, MD, MPH, ABIHM

Each evening will begin with the screening of one nationally acclaimed and award-winning movie. Following the movie, a leader in that topic will host a question and answer session and then guide the audience through a practical application of the topic.

At the January 10th event, after viewing the movie Fed Up, Dr. Jeralyn Brossfield, Director of the Eisenhower Wellness Institute, will provide a demonstration of healthy meals geared towards our busy, on-the-go lifestyle. Attendees will leave with options they can implement to improve their own nutrition.

Following The Connection showing February 7, Jayne Robertson, RYT-500 and Certified Yoga Therapist of Desert Yoga Therapy, will guide the audience through a relaxation practice, which can be used as a tool to enhance calm and present mindset in day-to-day challenges.

The final movie night March 7 will feature the documentary Happy, followed by a presentation by author and physician, Dr. Kiran Dintyala, who has simplified the teaching of stress-reduction to practical applied steps. He will lead a discussion on how we can shift our experience of stressors in our lives.

Join us and start your New Year on a path to good health, happiness and balance!

The Wellness Movie Series takes place at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences on the Eisenhower Medical Center campus in Rancho Mirage and begins at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online at www.emc.org/wellness or by calling (760) 610.7360.

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