HEALTHFIRST SPONSORS PIX11 HEALTH & WELLNESS EXPO
NEW YORK, NY,October 24, 2012 – Healthfirst is sponsoring the second annual PIX11 Health & Wellness Expo at the Jacob Javits Convention Center on Saturday, October 27 from 11:00am-5:00pm. The day-long expo will feature top health care experts in fitness, wellness and disease prevention, as well as health seminars, screenings, fitness classes, book signings and giveaways for attendees of all ages to to enjoy.
Healthfirst will present a special training class with fitness instructor, Leo Wright, who will teach a 30-minute martial arts based “Kick Hopping” Class from 1:00pm-1:30pm.
Expo attendees can register for the class at the WPIX booth upon entering the expo. Following the class, Leo will host a meet-and-greet session at the Healthfirst Healthy Living booth #231. Free massages will also be available to all booth visitors throughout the day. Leo is a group fitness, boot camp and spin instructor who has developed exercise programs for elite gyms in New York City including NY Health & Racquet Club, Crunch and Manhattan Plaza.
“Our participation the PIX11 Health & Wellness Expo aligns with our mission to promote the importance of healthy living and improve the well-being of the communities we serve throughout the New York metropolitan area,” said George Hulse, Healthfirst Vice President of External Affairs. “Together with our special guest, fitness trainer Leo Wright, we look forward to presenting health demonstrations and information that encourages a healthy lifestyle.”
Additional notable appearances at the expo include Tae Bo Creator, Billy Blanks, the PIX11 News Team with Dr. Steve, Jodi Applegate, Mr. G, Kaity Tong and Sukanya Krishnan, the Real Housewives of New Jersey stars Kathy Wakile and Richard Wakile. For more information on the PIX11 Health & Wellness Expo, please visit www.pix11.com/expo and the Healthfirst Healthy Living website, www.hfhealthyliving.org.
PIX11 Health & Wellness Expo
DATE: Saturday, October 27
LOCATION: Jacob Javits Convention Center 655 West 34th Street, New York 10001
GENERAL ADMISSION: $15 in advance, $20 on site
Children 11 and under are free
Founded in 1948 and owned by Tribune Broadcasting, a division of the Tribune Company, WPIX-TV has long been regarded as a groundbreaking station in New York. In September 2006, PIX11 became the flagship station of the CW Television Network, and its successful primetime programming, award winning news, extensive library of hit movies, first-run programs, off-network sitcom favorites, quality children's programming and public affairs shows, as well as outstanding event coverage, have contributed to the station's success. PIX11 has earned over 190 Emmy Awards, including two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Morning News Program and multiple Emmy Awards for Outstanding Newscast. The station has been honored with numerous other awards for excellence in reporting, news coverage, public affairs, specials and features. In addition, PIX11 has been the official broadcast television home of the New York Mets since 1999. For more information, please visit www.pix11.com.