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Cobha's 9th Annual Wellness Fair features KUSP’s Dr. Dawn Motyka, 'Ask Dr. Dawn'

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Join a distinguished variety of community practitioners, schools and businesses brought together by The College of Botanical Healing Arts, COBHA, on Sat. Aug. 23 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in downtown Santa Cruz. There is no admission fee for the event which takes place on Lincoln Street between Pacific and Cedar.

2014 Wellness Fair speaker schedule:

A program of inspirational speakers begins at 11:00 a.m. and continues throughout the afternoon at the speaker’s tent near Pacific Ave. Noted radio personality Dr. Dawn Motyka of KUSP's “Ask Dr. Dawn,” will take audience questions.

11 a.m. - Sherri Doctor Felten, RN, Wellness Planning Institute of Monterey - Bone Health

12:00 - Barbara Thornbury, Juice Plus - Nutrition

1:00 - Dr. Dawn Motyka – Keynote speaker

2:00 - Dr. Michelle Chappel, "Seven Ways to Boost Creativity, Health, and Well-being."

3:00 - Dr. Tanya Fleck, Santa Cruz Naturopathic Medicine Center

4:00 - Dr. Juan Acosta-Uriquidi and Dr. Zayante – Brain Health

A celebration of the healing arts, food and music!

The annual community event is organized by COBHA to bring about the awareness of all that Santa Cruz has to offer in the sought-after field of wellness. Director and founder Elizabeth Jones says, “I love bringing together representatives from this variety of healing modalities, all demonstrating their love, energy, expertise and goodwill. These practitioners share a passion for health and healing, and some will be providing on-the-spot treatments.”

Delight in background music by The Mystic True-budoors provided by Mother Nature's Temple and enjoy healthy and delicious food for purchase by Sawasdee Thai Restaurant, La Vie Pure Food Collective and Weston A. Price Foundation.

2014 Wellness Fair sponsors

Thanks and gratitude to KUSP, Elizabeth Van Buren Essential Oils, Lighthouse Bank, Connection Magazine, Staff of Life, Wellness Planning Institute of Monterey, New Leaf Market and Five Branches University. Take part in the raffle of products kindly donated by Newman’s Own Organics and Trader Joe's.

By June Smith

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