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We’re celebrating Black History month from February 1 to March 1, honoring Black voices while uplifting health and wellness in the community. Join the festivities by participating in our virtual events, including a conversation about achieving optimal wellness, two exercise and stretching workshops and the first-ever Black Men’s Brain Health Conference, and much more!
You can also visit us on Facebook as we unveil videos highlighting community leaders who’ll share their thoughts on Black health and wellness.
Calendar of Events
Soul Steppers –Tuesday, February 8 at 6 am
We’re kicking off Black History Month with the LA Soul Steppers! Join us for a virtual workout that begins and ends with stretching. Remember to use your step counters (individual counters or smart phone) at the beginning of the session. Register HERE.
Step Up, Step Out & Soul Step – Tuesday, February 8 at 9 am
After a full-body workout with Erich ‘Coach E’ Nall and the Soul Steppers, grab a cup of coffee and join us for a virtual chat about optimal wellness. Coach E will walk us through steps to reach physical, mental and social well-being. Register HERE.
Black Men’s Brain Health Conference – Wednesday, February 9 – Thursday, February 10
During Super Bowl week, join researchers, NFL athletes and health professionals for the first ever Black Men’s Brain Health conference. AARP is helping promote sessions about brain health led by the Alzheimer’s Association. Register HERE.*
San Jose Jazz, Winter Fest with Chris Pierce - Friday, February 11 at 8 pm
Tune into Facebook and join San Jose Jazz for a FREE livestream of the opening night of Winter Fest, featuring blues guitarist/vocalist Chris Pierce. His songs have been featured on network series such as A Million Little Things and This is Us. Click HERE * for more information.
Soul Steppers – Tuesday, February 22 at 6 am
Keep your fitness goals with the LA Soul Steppers. Coach E will lead the group in light stretching before and after the workout. Remember to use your step counter! Register HERE.
Storytelling Workshop - Wednesday, February 23 at 12 pm
In celebration of Black History Month, join us for a storytelling workshop about the history and future of wellness with Ollis Jon (OJ) and Almena Mozon from the Black Storytellers of San Diego. Get ready to be inspired and find your own voice! Register HERE.
Teletown Hall: Latest on COVID-19 and its Impact on the Black Community – Friday, February 25 at 2 pm
Join us and health professionals for a teletown hall about the coronavirus, its impact on the health and wellness of the Black community, and how to re-write your health story. Register HERE.