Center for Integrative Health to host inaugural 'Spring into Wellness 'event – WLBT

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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) – The Center for Integrative Health will host its inaugural “Spring Into Wellness” family-friendly celebration on Saturday, April 9.
The event sponsored by the Center, a part of the University of Mississippi Medical Center, will “nurture mind, body and spirit while creating a healthier Mississippi,” said Dr. Danny Burgess, UMMC professor of psychiatry and the Center’s director.
Events kick off with an 8 a.m. 5K Run and Walk that will begin in the Holmes Community College Wellness and Fitness Center parking lot, 331 Sunnybrook Road in Ridgeland. Registration is $25 through March 21 and $35 after that, and it includes a race T-shirt. To sign up, click here.
Spring Into Wellness also includes lots of free activities, including a Family Fun Run, chair yoga instruction, a healthy snack demonstration, a health fair with screenings, kids’ bounce house and obstacle course, a massage tent, a Wheel of Wellness, a kids’ crafts tent and door prizes.
Register by Wednesday, March 23, to guarantee a T-shirt size of your choice. For more details, contact Center physical therapist Rachel Deer at
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