Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Winter Wellness Week Announced for January 11-17 in Downtown Oyster Bay

Oyster Bay, New York – Over a dozen businesses offering health and wellness services in downtown Oyster Bay, are planning to help you get your new year off to a great start! A “Winter Wellness Week” will be held from January 11-17, 2010.

“Oyster Bay is becoming a major health and wellness destination on Long Island and this week is about showing off the amazing variety of services we have to provide downtown,” said Diane Meltzer, Promotion Chair with the Oyster Bay Main Street Association.

Spas, fitness centers, healthcare practitioners, and physical therapists have combined with restaurants and health food establishments to provide a variety of health and wellness related goods and services.

A sampling of events to be held during Winter Wellness Week follow:

Nutritional consulting and an open house will be held at A Healthy U, 98 Audrey Avenue, on Wednesday, January 13, from noon-6pm.

Nutritional cooking classes for kids age 6-10 will start Wednesday, January 13 at What’s Cooking, 30 East Main Street, at 4pm. To register please call (516) 922-COOK.

A ballroom dancing class will be held at Yoga Rocks!, 127 South Street, on Friday, January 15, at 6:30pm. Registration fee required. To register please call (516) 624-YOGA.

The Wheel of Life monthly personal development workshop, to be held at Yoga Rocks! will start Saturday, January 16, from 2-4pm. To register please call (516) 624-9642.

Reflexology demonstrations and an open house will be held at FootPrinz Reflexology and Massage Therapy, 53 East Main Street, 2nd floor, on Sunday, January 17, from 1pm to 3pm.

Insure the health of your portfolio by giving it a free check-up at Stifel Nicolaus & Co., 50 Audrey Avenue. Please call (516) 624-2702.

Special discounts will be offered at different businesses. At “A Healthy U”, a new nutritional supplement and health food store downtown, a 20% discount on all items will be provided throughout the months of December and January.

Oyster Bay is already home to an American Heart Association Start! Path going through the downtown area. This one-mile path provides an opportunity for people to get daily exercise, while also enjoying historic sites in the downtown. Audio wands and maps highlighting this path may be picked up at the Baykery Cafe, 124 South Street.

Restaurants are getting into the act too. Canterbury’s Oyster Bar and Grill at 46 Audrey Avenue will feature a variety of whole grains, legumes, beans, salads and wraps; along with organic beer, wine and vodka. Fiddleheads Restaurant at 62 South Street will feature heart-healthy seafood items like wild salmon, cod, tuna, sea bass, crab, and oysters. These will be served with healthy accompaniments of whole grains, nuts and the freshest fruits and vegetables.

For a full listing of discounts and special events, please visit

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