Boost Your Health With These August Events

Boost Your Health With These August Events

Posted by Ohio for Responsible Gambling.

August is National Wellness Month, a perfect opportunity to reset your intentions for 2022 and see how you want to prioritize your physical, mental, and emotional health for the remainder of the year.

National Wellness Month was established in 2018 to foster community, connection, and wellness. Of course, choosing wellness takes effort from all of us, but there are plenty of event opportunities for you to prioritize it, no matter what part of the state you’re in. 

Columbus: Girl Talk Society August Event 

Are you a woman business owner searching for some much-needed rest and relaxation? Girl Talk Society’s event on Thursday, August 18 includes hearing from a lineup of talented business professionals and speakers, dinner, coffee, and experience stations that include candles, massages, earrings, and more! Learn more or register for the event here. 

Toledo: Annual African American Male Wellness Walk 

Lace up your shoes and get moving for a good cause on Saturday, August 20th. The annual walk put on by the African American Male Wellness Agency aims to increase African American men’s life expectancy in physical health, mental health, financial health, fatherhood, and research. Learn more or register for the event here. 

Cleveland: Self-Love Yoga 

Get your yoga flow on at this free event on Saturday, August 20th. Self-love speakers and yoga specialists will walk participants through a refreshing and restful practice that takes them away from the hustle and bustle of the week. Refreshments included! Learn more or register for the event here.

Cincinnati: Adventure Day Retreat

If you’re looking for a day where you can truly unplug and experience adventure, check out the Adventure Day Retreat! This all-day event on Sunday, August 21st, includes a meditation series, hikes, brunch, and more. Learn more or register for the event here. 

Dayton: Health and Wellness Market Day 

Health and Wellness Market Day on Saturday, August 27th, is all about building community while setting up a healthy family unit. Stroll the streets and shop at the market that consists of health and wellness vendors, community bonding events, and family-friendly products. Learn more or register for the event here.

If you’re interested in continuing your wellness journey by learning about mental health and its connection to problem gambling, you can access Before You Bet’s free education and resources. 

Author: Gloria Fleming