Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Manhattan
Sunday, September 25 from 11am-5pm
Fitness Classes, Seminars, Health Screenings, Celebrity Guests, Book Signings, Vendors, Giveaways and More
Plus: Workout with Billy Blanks and Meet Experts from Shape, Men’s Fitness, Fit Pregnancy and Natural Health Magazines
This September PIX11 is bringing together the top experts in the health and wellness fields for an all-day, all-ages expo. The PIX11 Health & Wellness Expo will take place at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Manhattan on September 25th from 11am to 5pm and will be hosted by Dr. Steve Salvatore, of the nationally syndicated program “Dr. Steve.”
Through the use of classes, demonstrations, seminars and hands-on experience, PIX11 will provide a day of information and entertainment that the whole family will enjoy. The event will bring a variety of doctors, nutritionists, sports and fitness specialists, wellness celebrities, authors and a diverse group of experts. Seminar topics include:
“It’s Your Time – Take Charge of Your Health” Presented by Neeta M. Shah, MD, FACP Vice President, Women’s Health Services, North Shore-LIJ Health System.
“Food Allergies 101” Presented by Dr. Scott H. Sicherer – Professor of Pediatrics, Jaffe Food Allergy Institute at Mount Sinai School of Medicine
“Gluten-Free Eating: 10 Worries to Forget Forever” presented by Nicole Hunn, author of Gluten-Free on a Shoestring
“Breast Cancer Awareness” presented by Angelica Medina and Naomi Cunningham from the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program
“Diabetes Prevention and Treatment” presented by Dr. Anne Marie Van Hoven, endocrinologist, at Saint Peter’s Thyroid and Diabetes Center
“Thyroid Disease, Detection and Care” presented by Dr. Meena Murthy, Chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Nutrition and Metabolism at Saint Peter’s University Hospital
“Naturopathic Medicine: What You Need To Know” presented by Husband and wife team, Drs. Peter Bongiorno and Pina LoGiudice, naturopathic doctors and licensed acupuncturists,
“How to get Healthcare if You Lose Your Health Insurance” presented by Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum, Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center
“Sinus, Allergy, Snoring, Sleep Apnea and GERD Treatment Options: The joining of eastern and western medicine” presented by presented by Dr. Jordan S. Josephson, surgeon and author of “Sinus Relief Now
“The Vitamin Prescription (for life): How Vitamins Can Be Your Natural Medicine” presented by Dr. Richard Firshein, D.O., the director and founder of the Firshein Center for Comprehensive Medicine in New York City
“Techniques to prevent Injury and Reach your Health & Wellness Goals” presented by Dr. Darren Pollack Co- Founder of Dasha Wellness
“F-Factor: Figuring Out Fiber” presented by celebrity dietitian Tanya Zuckerbrot MS, RD creator of The F-Factor Diet
“The Toxic Truth About What’s REALLY in Your Home” presented by Best-selling author Amilya Antonetti
“Preventing Childhood Obesity” presented by registered dietitian and child nutrition expert, Deirdre Pizzoferrato
“Smart Phones, Tablets, Personal Game Consoles – Can These Affect Your Child’s Vision?” presented by Dr. Joan K. Portello, Associate Professor at the State University of New York, State College of Optometry
Free fitness classes include:
- Cardio: The Tae Bo Way with Billy Blanks (Billy will also be speaking at a seminar and signing autographs)
- Zumba Fitness® with Joanne Rossiter,
- Kettlebells and Kickboxing with Anderson Martial Arts,
- Hatha Yoga for Beginners with Natural Balance,
- V-Core and Catwalk Confidence: The Power Behind Barefoot Training with Dr. Emily Splichal,
- Tightan BodyBlade Workout with Jon Gallo,
- New Body Boot Camp with Aja Davis,
- Stress Less, Weigh Less with Holly Mosier’s 10-Minute Yoga
Confirmed celebrities: Fitness superstar Billy Blanks, actress/singer/activist Sheryl Lee Ralph plus PIX11’s Dr. Steve, Jill Nicolini, Tamsen Fadal, Mr. G and more!
American Media, Inc, the leading publisher of health and fitness magazines in the U.S. will have various experts from their stable of titles on hand at the expo hosting seminars throughout the day. Magazine editors from Shape, Men’s Fitness, Natural Health and Fit Pregnancy will also be available to answer questions and share their wide range of knowledge with expo attendees. Free issues of magazines including Shape, Men’s Fitness, Natural Health and Fit Pregnancy will be distributed.
In addition, Saint Peter’s University Hospital and SUNY College of Optometry will offer complimentary health screenings for attendees.
The PIX11 Health & Wellness Expo is open to the public, and for less than the cost of a doctor’s visit ($15 in advance at www.pix11.com/expo, $20 on site – with children under 12 free) you will have the opportunity to meet the leading doctors, medical experts, health practitioners and celebrity fitness experts.
Please visit www.pix11.com/expo for detailed information on seminars and classes and to purchase tickets.