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2019 Health and Fitness Expo

2019 Health and Fitness Expo

At the Washington Convention Center, January 12-13

Guide: What to Expect at the 2019 NBC4 Telemundo 44 Health & Fitness Expo

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Doreen Gentzler Previews the Health & Fitness Expo

    In the new year, we're all thinking about how to be healthy! Doreen Gentzler gives a preview of fitness classes, free medical testing and other opportunities you'll find at the 2019 NBC4 Telemundo 44 Health & Fitness Expo, coming up Jan. 12-13 at the Washington Convention Center. (Published Monday, Jan. 7, 2019)

    The 2019 NBC4 Telemundo 44 Health & Fitness Expo is here!

    For the 26th year, we're bringing you a chance to learn more about health, wellness and fitness — while having fun. Join us in Hall B and C at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Saturday until 5 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Please use caution if you plan to come to the Expo on Sunday as a winter storm has dumped inches of snow over the region. Metro is the safest option to get to the event.

    See the complete program guide here

    From workout classes to celebrity guests, there's a ton to see and do at the Expo.

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    Each day, you can participate in fitness classes or be tested for health concerns you may have, including high blood pressure and glaucoma. 

    You can also sign up for TODAY’s One Small Thing daily newsletter to get real ways to make a difference in your life, one small thing at a time.

    Get a glimpse at some of the fun and important events we have planned at this year's Expo below:

    Main Stage Highlights:

    Saturday, Jan. 12

    10:30 a.m. - Today Show and Guide Dog Foundation's Puppy With a Purpose

    Noon - What's Up With Weather? With Storm Team4 Meteorologists

    2 p.m. - Opioid Epidemic

    3:30 p.m. - Stop the Bleed - You Can Save a Life! Learn how to create tourniquets

    Sunday, Jan. 13 

    10:30 a.m. - Keep Your Brain Healthy 

    12:30 p.m. - What I've Learned About Life from American Ninja Warrior

    1 p.m - The Voice Hometown Heroes

    2 p.m. The NFL in the Community

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    What's Your Workout Stage Highlights:

    Saturday, Jan. 12

    11 a.m. - Hit the Barre with Mizani Fitness 

    12:30 p.m. - Can We Mix It Up? MIx It Up Dance Fitness

    2 p.m. Crankin' @ DA-GOGO Dance Fitness 

    3 p.m. BlackOut Boxing 

    Sunday, Jan. 13

    10:30 a.m. - KaribFIT Afro-Caribbean Dance and Fitness

    11:30 a.m. - CoreBlast

    1 p.m. TODAY Wellness

    2:30 p.m. Body Attack

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    World of Dance Stage Highlights

    Saturday, Jan. 12

    10 a.m. - Tap Dancing to Good Health

    11:30 a.m. - High Energy Seniors

    1:30 p.m. - Traditional Mexican Dances

    3 p.m. - Hand Dance, Cha Cha and Bop

    Sunday, Jan. 13

    10 a.m. - Unleash Your Inner Bollywood Rockstar

    Noon - Huaylarsh

    1 p.m. - Dancing to R&B and Soul

    3 p.m. - Line Dancing for Your Health

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    Let's Play Kids' Play Area Highlights

    Saturday, Jan. 12

    10 a.m. - DC Retro Jumpers Double Dutch 4 Fun

    2 p.m.  Back-N-Stride Hula Hoops

    3 p.m. - Kids Yoga

    Sunday, Jan. 13

    11 a.m. - Let's Play America Activities

    12:30 p.m. Parks as Health Places

    Heathy Cooking 4 You Stage Highlights

    Saturday, Jan. 12

    10 a.m. - Healthy One Pot Cooking

    11 a.m. - Pan Seared Chicken With Asian Greens and Roasted Mushrooms

    3 p.m. - Blackened Chick and Red Kale Bowls

    Sunday, Jan. 13

    10 a.m. - Jumpstart Your Weight Loss With Green Smoothies

    2 p.m. - Easy Asian Stir Fry 1, 2, 3!

    Testings and Screenings:

    Acupuncture Information

    Paul Acupuncture and Wellness  

    Adaptive Equipment

    Disability Partnership 

    ADHD Information

    CHADD 

    Alcohol Support Groups

    Al-Anon, Alateen Information Service of Washington DC & Suburban Maryland 

    NIAAA (NIH) 

    Ask the Doctor

    American Society of Breast Surgeons Foundation 

    Fort Washington Medical Center/Nexus Health 

    The George Washington University Hospital & The Ron and Joy Paul Kidney Center 

    University of Maryland Capital Region Health 

    Asthma & Allergy Testing

    HealthTest.info 

    Banking

    Lafayette Federal Credit Union 

    PNC Bank 

    Beauty Makeover

    Walgreens 

    Blood Pressure

    All of Us Sponsored by Sigma Gamma Rho, Iota Epsilon Sigma 

    American Kidney Fund 

    DC Fire and EMS Department 

    Eden Good, Inc. 

    Emerson Clinical Research Institute 

    Fort Washington Medical Center/Nexus Health 

    Kaiser Permanente 

    The George Washington University Hospital & The Ron and Joy Paul Kidney Center 

    University of Maryland Capital Region Health 

    Blood Sugar/Blood Glucose

    American Kidney Fund 

    DC Fire and EMS Department 

    Eden Good, Inc. 

    Emerson Clinical Research Institute 

    BMI

    "All of Us" Sponsored by Sigma Gamma Rho, Iota Epsilon Sigma 

    Eden Good, Inc. 

    Kaiser Permanente 

    Taking Effective Action, Inc. 

    The George Washington University Hospital & The Ron and Joy Paul Kidney Center 

    Body Fat Screening

    Caribbean Sounds 5K/10K Training 

    Eden Good, Inc. 

    Brain Injuries/Concussions

    Brain Injury Association of DC 

    Breast Health

    American Society of Breast Surgeons Foundation 

    The George Washington University Hospital & The Ron and Joy Paul Kidney Center 

    Cancer Awareness and Information

    American Society of Breast Surgeons Foundation 

    Capitol Area Neuroendocrine Tumor (NETs) Cancer Support Group 

    Kappa Youth Development Foundation, Inc. 

    Pancreatic Cancer Action Network 

    PCOS Awareness Association 

    The George Washington University Hospital & The Ron and Joy Paul Kidney Center 

    Career Development

    EduSerc 

    Child Developmental Screenings

    DCPS Early Stages – OSSE Strong Start 

    Child Safety

    DC Fire and EMS Department 

    National Capital Poison Center 

    Childhood Obesity

    100 Black Men of Greater Washington 

    Children’s Entertainment

    Let's Play America

    The Charity Carrousel Inc. 

    WHUT-TV 

    Chiropractic Screening

    Metropolitan Headache and Spine Center 

    Washington Chiropractic 

    Washington Integrative Health 

    Cholesterol Screening

    Eden Good, Inc. 

    Chronic Disease Prevention Information

    Taking Effective Action, Inc. 

    Connective Tissue

    Marfan Foundation 

    Scleroderma Foundation Greater Washington, DC Chapter 

    Cosmetics

    Forever Young 

    Miracle Fruit Oil 

    CPR Demonstrations

    DC Fire and EMS Department 

    Prince George's County Fire Department/EMS 

    University of Maryland Capital Region Health 

    Cryotheraphy

    Alpha Cryo 

    Dental Screening

    DC Dental Society Foundation 

    Eden Good, Inc. 

    Depression & Anxiety

    American Foundation for Suicide Prevention 

    Eden Good, Inc. 

    Kappa Youth Development Foundation, Inc. 

    PCOS Awareness Association 

    Volunteers of American Chesapeake 

    Diabetes Awareness and Prevention

    All of Us Sponsored by Sigma Gamma Rho, Iota Epsilon Sigma 

    Fort Washington Medical Center/Nexus Health 

    Hormone Health Network 

    Kappa Youth Development Foundation, Inc. 

    PCOS Awareness Association 

    The George Washington University Hospital & The Ron and Joy Paul Kidney Center 

    The Linner Foundation 

    Vegetarian Society of DC 

    Domestic Violence Information

    DC Coalition Against Domestic Violence 

    The Prince George's County Family Justice Center

    Taking Effective Action, Inc. 

    Elder Services

    Downtown Cluster's Geriatric Day Care Center 

    Legal Counsel for the Elderly/Senior Medicare Patrol 

    The Prince George's County Family Justice Center

    EMF Radiation Education

    DefenderShield 

    Energy Efficiency

    Washington Gas WAFF 

    WGL Energy

    Ergonomics

    The George Washington University Hospital & The Ron and Joy Paul Kidney Center 

    Exercise

    Disability Partnership 

    Kaiser Permanente 

    Family Medicine

    University of Maryland Capital Region Health

    Fertility

    Dominion Fertility 

    Fire Safety & Prevention

    DC Fire and EMS Department 

    Montgomery County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association 

    Prince George's County Fire Department/EMS 

    Fitness Clubs

    Elite Fitness Pros 

    Glam Fit Personal Training 

    Urban Evolution 

    Flu Shots

    Kaiser Permanente 

    Walgreens 

    Foot & Ankle Exams

    The George Washington University Hospital & The Ron and Joy Paul Kidney Center 

    Foot Assessment

    Good Feet 

    Genetics Consultation

    NHGRI (National Human Genome Research Institute)

    Glaucoma Screening

    Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington 

    Health Insurance

    Office of Health Care Ombudsman and Bill of Rights (DHFC) 

    Hearing Information

    ClearCaptions 

    Hearing Loss Association of America 

    Lions Community Outreach Foundation 

    Hearing Tests

    Lions Community Outreach Foundation 

    Heart Attack Awareness

    University of Maryland Capital Region Health 

    Hepatitis Screening

    Fort Washington Medical Center 

    HIV Counseling and Information

    Brother to Brother, Sister to Sister 

    Fort Washington Medical Center 

    Housing Counseling Services, Inc.

    HIV Testing and Prevention

    Fort Washington Medical Center 

    University of Maryland Capital Region Health 

    Hospice

    Montgomery Hospice 

    Hospital

    Fort Washington Medical Center/Nexus Health 

    The George Washington University Hospital & The Ron and Joy Paul Kidney Center 

    University of Maryland Capital Region Health 

    Injury Prevention Awareness

    University of Maryland Capital Region Health 

    Kidney Function Test

    American Kidney Fund 

    Kidney Health Education

    American Kidney Fund 

    The George Washington University Hospital & The Ron and Joy Paul Kidney Center 

    Knee Exams

    The George Washington University Hospital & The Ron and Joy Paul Kidney Center 

    Lasik

    TLC Laser Eye Centers 

    Lung Cancer Patient Support

    LUNGevity 

    Mammography Information

    The George Washington University Hospital & The Ron and Joy Paul Kidney Center 

    Medical Library

    National Library of Medicine 

    Medicare/Medicaid

    Legal Counsel for the Elderly/Senior Medicare Patrol 

    Memory Assessment

    Eden Good Inc. 

    Menopause Information

    Hormone Health Network 

    Mental Health Resources & Counseling

    Aquila Recovery 

    CHADD

    American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, National Capital Area Chapter 

    DC Coalition Against Domestic Violence 

    EveryMind 

    Shatterproof: Stronger Than Addiction 

    Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration SAMHSA 

    Suicide Prevention Alliance of Northern VA 

    Volunteers of America Chesapeake Inc. 

    Mobility Impairment

    Disability Partnership 

    Nutrition

    100 Black Men of Greater Washington 

    Disability Partnership 

    Kaiser Permanente 

    Vitamin Shoppe 

    Oral Surgery Information

    NOVA OMS 

    Organ Donation

    Donate Life 

    National Minority Organ Tissue Transplant Education Program 

    Osteoporosis Screening

    Shenandoah University School of Pharmacy 

    Podiatrist Exams

    Foot and Ankle Wellness Center 

    The George Washington University Hospital & The Ron and Joy Paul Kidney Center 

    Prostate Cancer Exam

    Howard University Hospital Cancer 

    Prostate Cancer Information

    Howard University Hospital Cancer 

    The George Washington University Hospital & The Ron and Joy Paul Kidney Center 

    Shoulder Exams

    The George Washington University Hospital & The Ron and Joy Paul Kidney Center 

    Skin Conditions

    National Eczema Association 

    Sleep Analysis

    Mattress Warehouse 

    Smoking Cessation

    SlimPatch 

    Sports Medicine Exams

    The George Washington University Hospital & The Ron and Joy Paul Kidney Center 

    Stroke Information

    The George Washington University Hospital & The Ron and Joy Paul Kidney Center 

    Substance Abuse Information

    Consumer Action Network 

    HOPE Therapy and Wellness Center 

    Narcotics Anonymous: Chesapeake & Potomac Region 

    NIAAA (NIH)

    Shatterproof: Stronger Than Addiction 

    Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration SAMHSA 

    Suicide Prevention

    American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, National Capital Area Chapter 

    EveryMind 

    Suicide Prevention Alliance of Northern VA 

    Vascular Health Screenings

    Center for Vein Restoration 

    Maryland Cardiology Associates 

    Violence Intervention

    University of Maryland Capital Region Health 

    Vision Screening

    Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind 

    Lions Community Outreach Foundation 

    Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington 

    Visually Impaired

    Metropolitan Washington Ear 

    Weight Management

    Overeaters Anonymous 

    Women's Health/OBGYN Informational Services

    Mamatoto Village Inc. 

    National Coalition of 100 Black Women 

    University of Maryland Capital Region Health 

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