LOS ANGELES, Jan. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, January 12th, The Ryan Gordy Foundation in partnership with Teen Cancer America will host its first "Day of Wellness", inviting young cancer survivors to work with master chefs and yoga experts for a day of nutrition and mindfulness.
Teens affected by cancer will explore the world of healthy cuisine through clean eating and simple recipes at The Gourmandise School in Santa Monica with celebrated chefs, essential oil educators and nutritionists. Steve Benjamin, Executive Chef of Jean-George at the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills will prepare easy dishes for teens to make on their own, while famed M Café shares its lauded and flavorful contemporary macrobiotic cuisine. Yoga, meditation and holistic tips on wellness will show the importance of nutrition and mindfulness while in the pursuit of a healthy lifestyle.
The Day of Wellness honors and celebrates the life of Ryan Kennedy Gordy, late grandson to Motown founder Berry Gordy. Who, after being diagnosed with Leukemia, courageously opted out of chemotherapy to live a vibrant life. The Ryan Gordy Foundation strives to continue his legacy and inspire others to live the best version of their lives through wellness, a healthy lifestyle, education, and resources for prevention while targeting cancer awareness.
Gift bags for the young adults have been made available from the event partners: Erewhon, doTERRA Essential Oils, Sadhguru (internationally renowned speaker and bestselling author of the book Inner Engineering), Just Water, Tone It Up and BMW.
"Our destinies are in our own hands. Once we become conscious of that you'll realize that your luck is really what you've been creating." - Ryan Gordy
For more information about Ryan Gordy and his legacy, please visit https://www.ryangordyfoundation.org.
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About The Ryan Gordy Foundation:
The Ryan Gordy Foundation's mission is to inspire people to live the best version of their lives. We do this through wellness campaigns, events, advocacy, healthy lifestyle, education and awareness.
About Teen Cancer America (TCA):
Teen Cancer America is a change agent improving the lives of young people with cancer by revolutionizing hospitals. Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend of The Who are the founders and driving force behind TCA.
SOURCE The Ryan Gordy Foundation