C4 Atlanta, Alternate ROOTS and WonderRoot are joining forces to present Arts Health Day on February 9, 2013. Help us start a conversation about the importance of being well–mind, body and spirit. The Arts Health Day in Atlanta will provide FREE resources designed to get artists started on a path to good health. Funding for Arts Health Day came from the City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs, power2give program and from donations from individuals who believe that a great city has a great (healthy) arts community.
Date: February 9, 2013
Time: 10 am – 2pm
Place: Little Five Point Community Center, 1083 Austin Avenue Atlanta, GA 30307
Don’t Miss this talk! RSVP for the Key Note Presentation
Time: 12:00 pm
Jim Brown of the Actor’s Fund will speak about the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act–its implications for artists, arts businesses and arts nonprofits. RSVP using this form.
Schedule of Events
Health Screening – 10am – 2pm
This is a full biometric screening: blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose, etc. administered by health professionals Kemi Bennings and the HEART team. Space is limited to 60 artists. You must sign up for a screening time slot.
There is a suggested donation but if you don’t have the cash, don’t worry. You can do the screening for FREE. If you have the cash, pay it forward for a fellow artist!
Health Fair – 10am – 1pm
Discover Resources in your own backyard that will help you on the path to good health. Representatives from local health care organizations will be on hand to answer questions, provide information about health services available locally. Represented: Heartwork Counseling, Cafe of Life Chiropractic, Shoulders Down/Rising Phoenix T’ai Chi, Sister Song, Georgia Equality | Equality Foundation of Georgia, Fulton County Dept of Health & Wellness, Ayurvedic lifestyle counselor/Docotors for America, AID Atlanta, Feminist Women’s Health Center and more!
10:00 am: Get your morning started right! – T’ai Chi with Rising Phoenix
10:30 am: Your body will thank you - Yoga with Om Point Yoga
11:00 am: Artist Burnout – Feeling tired? Is your passion for what you loved waning? Burnout happens. Learn how to deal with feeling overwhelmed. Stress is no joke. Join us for a group discussion led by Heartwork Counseling.
1:00 pm – Creative Couples – They work together. They love each other. Sit in on a heartwarming discussion about how creative couples balance love and art. Facilitated by Jessica McMorris, this panel will be sure to make you say “awwww.”