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October 6, 2019 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM


The October 6th summit will explore the latest ideas, treatments and scientific advances in mental health and wellness, with Julianne Hough, Born This Way’s Cynthia Germanotta, David Lynch Foundation’s Bob Roth, Women’s Health Editor in Chief Liz Plosser, and more than a dozen leading medical professionals from Weill Cornell Medicine

September 10, 2019– The 92nd Street Y, Women’s Health and Weill Cornell Medicine have curated the MIND Your Health summit, a first-of-its-kind day of panels and activations designed to help us take a holistic approach to improving mental health, wellness and the quality of our lives.

Kicking off Mental Health Awareness Week, Mind Your Health features talks, panel discussions and workshops on everything from nutrition to exercise to meditation to sleep’s role in mental health, and much more.

Participants include Creator & Founder of KINRGY and America’s Got Talent judge Julianne Hough, Women’s Health Editor in Chief Liz Plosser, author and meditation expert Bob Roth, beauty and wellness editor, Jamie Rosen, author and nutrition expert Brooke Alpert, Born This Way Foundation President Cynthia Germanotta. Meditation Training by Emily Herzlin, MSRB; and more than a dozen top doctors and world-class physicians from Weill Cornell Medicine discussing mental health and best practices for maintaining whole body wellness.

While we continue to finalize our panelists and the amazing topics covered by our celebrity guests and physicians, we have compiled a preliminary agenda below. Be sure to check back in the coming days as we continue to solidify our keynotes and guest speakers.

Find Your Superpower: Women’s Health Editor in Chief Liz Plosser in conversation with Emmy Award winning Choreographer Julianne Hough, Women’s Health’s September issue cover star, on her personal transformation and journey, how she created the KINRGY Method and what Expanded Fitness really means. She will be sharing a full demonstration of KINRGY for everyone to experience.

A Whole-Body Approach to Mental Health and Wellness: Women’s Health Editor-in-Chief Liz Plosser, together with a panel of the magazine’s contributors, discuss how fitness, nutrition, mindfulness, and self-care all play an important role in achieving physical and emotional wellbeing.

David Lynch Foundation CEO Bob Roth on meditation and mindfulness.
Cynthia Germanotta, President Born This Way Foundation on empowering young people on how to create a kinder, braver world.

Sleep Hygiene: The Role of Sleep in Mental Health, Cognition and Whole-Body Wellness
Learn the importance of a good night’s rest and the downstream effects that poor sleep can have on your mental health, cognition and physical health.

How Do I Know When I Should Seek Help? And What Type of Help?
On prevention measures, what to do when loved ones need intervention, and touch on the wide range of options and therapies that are in market today.

The Mind Diet: Nutrition for Brain Health & Cognition
Practical advice from expert physicians, researchers and dieticians on the scientific connection between our diet and our brain.

The Effects of Your Hormones – at Every Life Stage
The relationship between hormones and happiness, hormones and depression, and hormones that can affect the way we should be treating the brain and mental illness.

Today’s Youth: How to Raise Socially and Emotionally Healthy Children
On how we can teach kids valuable coping skills for managing stress, anxiety and other emotional or social challenges

Mental Health for the Aging – Benefits of Social Engagement
The keys to maintaining longevity and common mental health concerns that caretakers should look out for

Understanding the Correlation between Addiction and Mental Health
Medical panelists will discuss the correlation and how substance abuse can affect the brain and even trigger mental health disorders

The Key to Longevity: Coping with Mood Disorders, Anxiety and Depression
Learn scientifically backed approaches and daily best practices that can mitigate and improve symptoms related to stress and anxiety or other mental health disorders.

Interactive and Immersive Experiences including
– Guided meditations and mindfulness training
– VR therapy
– Yoga for the mind and whole body wellness

For more information about the MIND Your Health Summit, go to www.92y.org/event/mind-your-health.aspx.


October 6, 2019
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM


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1395 Lexington Ave
New York, NY 10128 United States
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