For the last several years, Growing Bolder has given you in insider’s look at a revolutionary new building taking shape in Winter Park, Florida. In just days, the Center for Health & Wellbeing, which combines wholeness, fitness and medicine under one roof, will open its doors. Growing Bolder has been there every step of the way, documenting the journey from dream to reality. Watch this mini version of our upcoming documentary, “A Revolution in Wellbeing.”
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According to the Center for Disease Control, 80% of people in this country do not engage in the total recommended amount of exercise needed to stay healthy. One of the most common reasons given is that many just do not want to go to a gym. But exercise does not have to be work. Here’s a lesson from a group of women between the ages of 75 and 96 who have found a way of disguising their exercise as fun.
The oldest African-American incorporated town in America just achieved a brand-new designation. The town of Eatonville, Florida, was awarded the Culture of Health Prize by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the nation’s largest philanthropy dedicated to improving health and wellness.
Meet a woman who quit her stable corporate job to follow her passion and purpose — teaching yoga to children. It’s a path she never could have imagined for herself, but it’s one that’s not only changed her life, it’s having a dramatic effect on the lives of her youngest students.
Letecia Foster used to weigh 230 pounds. She knew she had to get healthier for her own lifestyle, as well as to inspire the kids at her elementary school, Hungerford Elementary in Eatonville, Florida, one of the nation’s first black-governed towns. Principal Foster’s personal transformation is helping spur on a wellness revolution in this historic […]
Multiple research studies have shown that a regular stretching routine can keep your muscles strong and flexible, helping to reduce injuries and tension, improve circulation and lower your overall stress. So why don’t more of us do it more often? Step inside a class designed to help you stretch your body, mind and spirit and see how simple it is to change your life.
When it opens in late 2018, the innovative and revolutionary Center for Health & Wellbeing will combine fitness, medicine and wellness in ways never before seen in a single center. As the construction project achieves a major milestone — the topping out ceremony, a tradition steeped in history — the center’s partners predict how it will forever change the community and will serve as an inspiration to initiatives nationwide.
There is no denying that something magical happens when older people get together with children. Watch what happens when William Jones, recently retired, makes his way to the Joe R. Lee Eatonville Boys & Girls Club to volunteer his time mentoring the children, and see why William tells us that every time he gives back to the community he is inspired, fulfilled and always a little surprised!
One of the nation’s first facilities offering wellness, medical and fitness programs and services — all under one roof — is coming soon to Winter Park, Florida. See how it will forever change the way people in the community and beyond access life-saving and life-changing resources.
The first-annual Allegro presents the Growing Bolder Awards, brought to you by Senior Resource Alliance and Winter Park Health Foundation, will shine the spotlight on seniors who, as valuable members of our community, are pursuing their passions and living lives of purpose, while making a difference in the lives of others.