Dr. Weiss Explains the Correlation Between Healthy Lifestyle Choices and Preventing Breast Cancer at Renowned Yoga and Music Festival
ARDMORE, Pa., June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Marisa Weiss M.D., president and founder of Breastcancer.org, will be a featured guest at Wanderlust Vermont—the world's fastest growing yoga and music festival. On Friday, June 22, 2012, Dr. Weiss, a well-respected breast oncologist, will present her health campaign Think Pink, Live Green. Through this global breast cancer prevention initiative, she educates people around the country about the lifestyle and environmental risk factors that may increase the risk of developing breast cancer.
"I'm thrilled and honored to be a part of Wanderlust Vermont this year," said Marisa Weiss, M.D. "As a breast cancer survivor and a physician, I understand the important role daily, mindful exercise plays in reducing your risk of breast cancer. Staying active with yoga and other fitness routines is a huge part of my life and my children's lives. Breast health is women's health, and there's a lot we can do to protect ourselves now and in the future."
"We are proud to have Dr. Weiss as a part of our speakeasy series," said festival co-founder, Jeff Krasno. "So many people are touched by the disease, and we want to help build an educational platform where she can share her message on the importance of a yoga routine in maintaining optimal health."
Wanderlust Vermont takes place June 21-24 at Stratton Mountain, Vermont and boasts a star-studded lineup of festival veterans, with Seane Corn, Cyndi Lee, Elena Brower, and Rodney Yee & Colleen Saidman topping the yoga lineup and main stage performances by world-renowned music artists Ziggy Marley, Beats Antique, The Barr Brothers, and more. Get your tickets now: http://www.stratton.wanderlustfestival.com/tickets/yoga-music-tickets.
Breastcancer.org is the #1 online resource for breast health and breast cancer information and support, with more than 6,000 pages of expert-reviewed information and a robust, dynamic peer support community. A nonprofit organization, Breastcancer.org receives more than 12 million visits each year. For a chance to win an Escape to Wanderlust Vermont, please visit www.breastcancer.org.
Wanderlust Festival, LLC is a producer of large-scale lifestyle festival events focusing on yoga, music, and wellness. Its flagship festival, Wanderlust, was first launched in California in 2009 and has already become the largest multi-day yoga event in the world as well as a significant player in the larger U.S. festival market. The company was founded in 2009 as a joint venture between Velour Music Group, an artist management company and event producer based in New York City, C3 Presents, and Starr Hill Presents, event producers responsible for the top music festival brands in the country, including Austin City Limits Festival, Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, and Outside Lands. For more information, please visit www.wanderlustfestival.com. Become a fan of Wanderlust at www.facebook.com/wanderlust and follow Wanderlust on Twitter at www.twitter.com/wanderlustfest.