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A uniquely designed lifestyle transforming retreat for physicians and for patients. Only through lifestyle transformation can we achieve maximum wellness!! Designed by Dalal Akoury MD President of AWAREmed Health and Wellness Resource Center, Myrtle Beach SC

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  • Our initial program lasts six weeks with shared learning and support. Groups of 10 to 16 people will engage in four-hour sessions twice a week, in a stress-free setting in the most beautiful State of the art Cinzia Spa with a kitchen and exercise facilities. What makes Lifestyle A 101 stand out is its blend of evidence-based medicine and a group wellness experience. When required, our medical and beauty wellness experts will guide you on setting specific, achievable goals for your personal health and well-being. You’ll benefit from important feedback they’ll provide on your progress.
  • Nutrition/Cooking – An experienced certified nutritionist will offer nutrition education.You’ll take a group field trip to the store to learn how to make healthy selections up and down the grocery aisle. In hands-on kitchen skills sessions, will guide you and teach you how to keep the taste in while keeping unhealthyingredients out. You’ll learn that healthful cooking can – and must – taste delicious!Exercise – Our Cinzia exercise physiologists will help you & customize workouts for you involving walking, resistance training or other physical activities. You’ll learn exercises that you can easily continue at home with hand weights, exercise balls and stretch bands.Stress management – You’ll learn and practice stress management techniques with several experts until you master them. A first class certified Yoga instructor will teach you simple postures and breathing exercises to help you unwind.Spirituality - In a way free of religion, learn your place and connection to the universe and how this connection impacts your health.
  • Lifestyle A 101 offers a unique approach to wellness. Our user-friendly program incorporates findings popularized by Drs. Dean Ornish, Caldwell Esselstyn, Jr., and Mike Roizenwho have shown again and again that lifestyle management can reverse disease. Lifestyle A 101 is designed to improve quality of life for patients with chronic illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, multiple sclerosis, prostate cancer, and others. Imagine what you stand to gain by reclaiming your health with Lifestyle A 101!To learn the benefits of Lifestyle A101 for specific diseases, or for more information, log onto awaremed.com or call today!
  • Following patients for five years, Dr. Ornish found that those who focused on diet and exercise, along with group support, were able to:Reduce their waistlines Lower blood pressure“Turn off” genes that promote cancerIncrease sleep qualityBoost energyReduce LDL (“lethal”) cholesterol and raise HDL (“healthy”) cholesterol
  • Each aspect of a person, from what they do and eat, to how they think and feel, to what kind of connection they have to others on the planet, has a significant impact on health.Imagine for a moment, what happens if one side of the pyramid is removed?You will learn to put this all together in Lifestyle 101. Tools to help you physically. Ways to reduce stress and tools for a calmer and happier life. Methods to connect or re-connect yourself and your life to others and to your own personal spirituality.
  • After you complete 12 four-hour sessions, you’ll participate in five follow-up sessions over the following year. You’ll then be eligible for additional sessions in subsequent years at a significant discount.
  • Make a solid investment in your healthWe invite you to share in this experience that will have a lasting impact on your life. You deserve it! And we promise that learning how to take care of your body will be fun. The program is covered by many insurance programs, and carry with it the added benefit of avoiding those increasingly high costs of doctor visits and medications.
  • Wellness u 2 intro

    1. 1. Wellness UAn Introduction Presented by Dalal Akoury, MD 1
    2. 2. Lifestyle 101 Become empowered with the tools to fully embrace wellness Experience the benefits of healthy living Group teaching enhances the experience Spa experience enhances enjoyment Professional guidance for every aspect 2
    3. 3. The Four Pillars Food as Medicine Exercise Stress Management Spirituality 3
    4. 4. Proven Benefits Incorporates findings from well-known doctors who specialize in wellness Dean Ornish Caldwell Esselstyn, Jr. Mike Roizen Dr Oz Conditions that showed improvement include: Cardiovascular disease Multiple sclerosis Prostate cancer And others 4
    5. 5. Proven Benefits Some important findings … People studied found that they … Lost weight Lowered blood pressure Balanced cholesterol Reduced cancer risk Had better quality sleep Felt more energetic Wouldn’t each of these make you feel younger? 5
    6. 6. Mind-Body-Spirit 6
    7. 7. What Comes Next Graduation! Lifetime membership in the AWAREness Accountable Program 7
    8. 8. Break Physical activity is as necessary to the body as water. In fact, consider it a vital sign! 8
    9. 9. The Body Imagine for a moment how life was 100 years ago … when people actually had to hunt or gather their food, then make it edible somehow Today, restaurants do all of that, and few of us cook at all. No food preparation = no movement Physical activity is more important than ever before 9
    10. 10. Conclusion Mind-body-spirit are connected A life in balance is a life in health Your environment is as big as the earth and as small as the germs on your toothbrush Be nice and approach others with compassion, kindness, and love Feeling GREAT is your right as a human being! 10
    11. 11. For More Information Thank you for coming today! To learn the benefits of Lifestyle 101 for specific diseases, or for more information, log onto awaremed.com or call today! 843-213-1480 http://awaremed.com/ Questions? 11