January 11, 2013
Friday
Jan 11
2013

Press Release: Clinton Health Matters Initiative to Host Community Activities in Coachella Valley around Second Annual Health Matters: Activating Wellness in Every Generation Conference

La Quinta, CA
Press Release

On January 17th-19th, the Clinton Health Matters Initiative (CHMI) will host a series of community events in the Coachella Valley to promote health and wellness for local residents.  The events will take place following CHMI’s Health Matters: Activating Wellness in Every Generation Conference on January 15th, and in conjunction with the Humana Challenge, in partnership with the William J. Clinton Foundation, at the La Quinta Resort & Club in La Quinta, California.

Events will be held throughout the Coachella Valley and will include a Zumba Gold® class, a program that takes the Zumba formula and modifies the moves and pacing to suit the needs of beginners and active older participants; a private tennis clinic with Tom Gorman, Director of Tennis at La Quinta Resort & Club and PGA West; workouts with celebrity trainer Tracy Anderson and fitness guru and inventor of the Tae Bo exercise program Billy Blanks; cooking demonstrations by restaurateur, cookbook author, and Top Chef All-Stars winner Richard Blais and vegan chef and clean food advocate Tanya Petrovna of Native Foods; and a kids workout with Pilates and fitness instructor Cassie Ho.

All events, unless otherwise marked, are open to both the public and the press.  See event details below.

To attend, please RSVP to press@clintonfoundation.org.

About the Clinton Health Matters Initiative
The Clinton Health Matters Initiative (CHMI) works to improve the health and well-being of people across the United States by activating individuals, communities, and organizations to make meaningful contributions to the health of others. CHMI works to implement evidence-based systems, environmental and investment strategies, with the goals of ultimately reducing the prevalence of preventable diseases, reducing health care costs associated with preventable diseases, and improving the quality of life for people across America. CHMI works to activate individuals to lead healthier lives by providing a platform to access local, scalable solutions for healthy change agents; advance community health by closing gaps in health disparities and focusing efforts in underserved areas; and, engage the private sector through pledges to improve the health and well-being of the nation. These successes are showcased each January at the Health Matters conference, where national thought leaders convene to discuss ways in which individuals, communities, and corporations can contribute to the health of others.

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Thursday, January 17th, 2012
8:00 AM PST
Zumba Gold Class
79120 Blackhawk Way, La Quinta 
OPEN PRESS

 

8:00 AM PST
Private Tennis Clinic with Tom Gorman (Sign up necessary)
PGA West Tennis Courts
55-955 PGA Blvd, La Quinta
OPEN PRESS

 

Friday, January 18th, 2013
11:00 AM PST
Workout with Tracy Anderson
Clinton Foundation Tent, Bob Hope Square
PGA West
55-955 PGA Blvd, La Quinta
OPEN PRESS

 

1:00 PM PST
Cooking demonstration by Tanya Petrovna
Clinton Foundation Tent, Bob Hope Square
PGA West
55-955 PGA Blvd, La Quinta
OPEN PRESS

 

Saturday, January 19th, 2012
9:00 AM PST
Workout with Billy Blanks
Wellness Park
Corner of Tachevah and Via Miralest, Palm Springs
OPEN PRESS

 

1:00 PM PST
Cooking Demonstration with Guest Chef Richard Blais
Clinton Foundation Tent in Bob Hope Square
PGA West
55-955 PGA Blvd, La Quinta
OPEN PRESS

 

Sunday, January 20th, 2012
10:00 AM PST
Kids Workout with Cassie Ho
PGA West tennis courts
550955 PGA Blvd, La Quinta
OPEN PRESS

 

1:00 PM PST
Kids Tennis Clinic with Tom Gorman (Sign up Necessary)
PGA West Tennis Courts
550955 PGA Blvd, La Quinta
OPEN PRESS