NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Prevention magazine, the nation's leading healthy lifestyle brand, has announced its inaugural Prevention R3 Summit will take place Friday, October 25th and Saturday, October 26th in Austin, TX. Prevention invites the public to join the country's leading minds in health and wellness to discover new ways to transform their life through the latest health, nutrition, fitness, mind and body, and beauty breakthroughs. The event's name, R3, promotes the Summit's purpose: Refresh. Revive. Reinvent. More information on the event, speakers, demonstration times and sponsors can be found at http://www.preventionr3summit.com.
"We are thrilled to bring the first-ever Prevention R3 Summit to Austin. The city's vibrant mix of entertainment, culture and its progressive mindset make it the ideal setting to launch this health and wellness movement," said Lori Burgess, Publisher, Prevention.
The Prevention R3 Summit will commence with a welcome reception on Friday, October 25th from 6:00 – 9:30 p.m. at Austin's Long Center for Performing Arts, with an exclusive film screening of the documentary, GMO OMG. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with Jeremy Seifert, the film's director, writer, and editor; Robyn O'Brien, food activist and founder of AllergyKids; Errol Schweizer, Executive Global Grocery Coordinator, Whole Foods; and Arran Stephens, CEO of Nature's Path.
From 8:30 a.m. – 9:15 p.m. on Saturday, October 26th, attendees will enjoy a day of health and wellness programming at the Long Center led by key Prevention contributors, national health and wellness experts, local chefs and many more to encourage participants to revive their lifestyle through fun and education.
Oscar-award winning actress, author, and lifestyle expert, Mariel Hemingway, will open the event with an intimate on-stage interview with celebrated psychologist, Dr. Gail Saltz, entitled Refresh, Revive, and ReInvent After 40.
Notable main stage programming includes The Future of Food, featuring a panel discussion with Robyn O'Brien; The Beekman Boys, Founders, Beekman 1802, authors, and stars of Cooking Channel's The Fabulous Beekman Boys; Ken Whitman, President, Natural Vitality; and Addie Broyles, Food Editor, Austin American-Statesman. Other programs include Connecting in the Digital Age and The Science of Sleep, among others. Attendees will also receive one-on-one health and beauty consultations with leading experts throughout the day.
Participants will also enjoy healthy cooking demonstrations from celebrated local chefs, Shawn Cirkiel (Parkside), David Bull (Congress) and Brian Malarkey (Searsucker).
Other speakers at the event include:
- Dr. Jessica Wu, Board-certified Celebrity Dermatologist
- Mallika Chopra, Media Entrepreneur; Founder of Intent.com
- Dr. Michael Breus, PhD, "The Sleep Doctor"; Clinical Psychologist
- Ashley Koff, RD, Celebrity Dietician
- Cynthia Richmond, Board-certified Behavioral Therapist and Dream Expert
- Tasneem Bhatia, MD, Contributing Editor, Prevention; Integrative Medicine Expert; Medical Director, Atlanta Center for Holistic and Integrative Medicine
- Kimberly Fowler, Founder and Owner, YAS Fitness Centers; Author, Flat Belly Yoga!
- Chris Freytag, Contributing Fitness Editor, Prevention; Fitness Expert
The Prevention R3 Summit will culminate at the Party in Pink Zumbathon® Finale and a portion of all ticket proceeds will also benefit the Zumba® Global Research Grant for Breast Cancer Prevention.
Prevention will also film a half-hour broadcast special on-site at the event. The "Love Your Whole Life" television special, produced in partnership with Unconventional Partners, a TV, branded content, and mobile production company, is set to air in January 2014 and will feature a behind-the-scenes look at the R3 Summit and interviews with special guests.
Presenting sponsors of Prevention's R3 Summit include Applegate, Corazonas, Dermalogica, Lundberg Family Farms, Manitoba Harvest, Natural Vitality, Nature's Path, Phillip Stein, Salada, SheaMoisture, Wild Planet, and Zumba® Fitness:
Prevention is the nation's leading healthy lifestyle brand with a U.S. magazine audience of 8.7 million readers, representation in 16 countries worldwide, and a top digital destination http://www.prevention.com that has more than 6.6 million unique visitors and 38 million page views per month. Each year, nearly 50 million Prevention products are sold, including books, special-interest magazines and bookazines, and DVDs. Prevention's Twitter handle is @PreventionMag and Prevention can be found on Facebook at www.facebook.com/preventionmagazine. Prevention magazine and its apps are available on the iPhone and iPad.
SOURCE Prevention magazine