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Wellness Institute Special Events

2017 Eisenhower Wellness Institute Movie Series

"Wellness Worth Watching"
Sponsored by Eisenhower Wellness Institute and Desert Health


Mark your calendars for Eisenhower Wellness Insitute and Desert Health's "Wellness Worth Watching" Movie Series. We will be screening three documentaries that will entertain you, make you think and maybe enve motivate you to make some changes. Each screening will be followed by a special practice or experience inspired by the film.

Time: Each event runs from 5:30 to 8 p.m.
Place: Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower
Cost: $15. Tickets are available by clicking here or calling 760-610-7360

January 10, 2017 “Fed Up” (1h 32m)

Everything we’ve been told about food and exercise for the past 30 years is wrong. Director Stephanie Soechtig and producers Katie Couric and Laurie David will change the way you eat forever.

After the movie, stay for a Q & A, plus a demonstration on packing healthy meals on the go by Jeralyn Brossfield, MD. Purchase Tickets Online


February 7, 2017 “The Connection” Mind Your Body (1h 12m)

The latest research proves it: There is a direct connection between your mind and your health. Whether it’s through stress reduction, meditation, mindful nutrition, or nurturing relationships, you can change your mind to change your health.

After the screening, yoga teacher Jayne Robertson, RYT-500, will lead the audience through a mind-body practice for building integrated health. Purchase Tickets Online


March 7, 2017 “Happy” (1h 13m)

What makes you happy? Work? Family? Nature? The arts? Roko Belik, Oscar® nominated director of Genghis Blues explores the nature of happiness worldwide, from the bayous of Louisiana to the deserts of Namibia, to the beaches of Brazil.

Following the movie, stress management expert Kiran Dintyala, MD, will give a special presentation, “Shifting Our Perception of Stress.” Purchase Tickets Online