About the Expo
The Lakes Area Health & Wellness Expo is the first event of its kind at the Northern Pacific Center as we bring health and wellness education and opportunities to the Brainerd Lakes area. Whether you are just starting out on your health and wellness journey or you are a seasoned wellness enthusiast- this event is for you! Attendees will have the opportunity to try out classes and products and learn more about what local health & wellness experts have to offer.
This event will be held inside the 38,000 square foot Brainerd Exchange at the historic Northern Pacific Center. The Exchange is host to many events throughout the year such as the Brainerd Boat Show, Off the Rails Market, concerts, galas and much more.
Fitness Class Schedule
Classes are free for attendees & will be held within the Expo area in a private room
Sculpt with Jess
Sculpt with Jess
Class descriptions & links to sign up
You must sign up for classes in advance! Stay tuned for more class links.
Yoga Sculpt, POWERED BY TAKEDOWN GYM, Boost metabolism and build lean muscle mass as you flow to upbeat music. Combining free weights with yoga sequencing to intensify each yoga pose and cardio to boost your heart rate while mixing in strength training moves.
This total body, high-intensity class, POWERED BY TAKEDOWN GYM, promises to take you to a new level of fitness and challenge your body and mind. Bootcamp is a combination of strength, cardio, muscle endurance, flexibility, core, and functional movement patterns. One class and you get it all done. Never plateau! The class is different each time utilizing muscle confusion and getting you the results you want.
Have you ever been curious about CrossFit? This is a great opportunity to experience what the CrossFit community is all about. Join us for a fun 40-minute class that includes a warm-up, movement development, workout, and mobility that is going to challenge your whole body! Workouts are led by a coach that appropriately scales the workout to each person’s abilities.
Be ready to 🔥 the calories! Grab your weights and come get stronger, more toned and more confident during our 40-minute high-rep total body burn Sculpt class. This total body, low impact, strength training workout uses a variety of equipment, including dumbbells and resistance bands, to build a strong foundation in order to continually achieve results. The music will fuel your fire and our instructors will encourage you to continually progress so you walk out of class feeling powerful. Please bring a water bottle, yoga mat, and wear comfortable clothing.
Get ready to bounce! We’re the first in Minnesota to offer this 45-minute, choreographed class incorporating cardio and body flow with circuits and strength. ((Bounce)) is high cardio, low impact mini-trampoline fitness for all ages and abilities. Wear tennis shoes and bring water and get ready to blast fat and have fun!
Brought to you by:
Dr. Angela Ausban - CRMC
Smiles for Jake
Tracy Matros - Lakes Area IV Wellness Clinic
Danielle Arnold - Notice Wellness
Select Therapy & Urgent Care
Dr. Rachel Cady - CRMC
IV Vitamin Infusion Education
Destress Your Life
Panel of health providers answering your questions
Reiki & Sound Therapy
Introduction to services offered
Dr. Cady will give an update on all things perimenopause and menopause. The objective is to have a comfortable environment where women can learn, ask questions, and help to navigate this stage of life.
Dr. Rachel Cady
An Obstetrician/Gynecologist and Certified Menopause Practitioner, Dr. Cady’s areas of expertise include obstetrics, gynecology, menopause, vulvar disorders, pelvic pain, and pelvic floor rehab/incontinence.
Learn about their various yoga and wellness offerings, and explore what it means to live an embodied life. In this interactive experience, learn why embodiment is so valuable and useful, and how to incorporate it into your daily life so that you feel connected, empowered, and compassionate with yourself and others.
Embodiment - Learn How This Holistic Approach Helps You Feel Grounded
Danielle Arnold is a licensed therapist, a certified yoga instructor and owner of notice wellness in Nisswa, MN.
Learn about the basics of CBD and THC with owners, Karrli and Alexa, who are nurses in the cannabis field. We will discuss reasons and concerns you can take CBD and THC and how to choose products best for you.
CBD & THC Education
Karrli & Alexa are two nurses, sisters and owners of Biotanica CBD & THC Dispensary.
Dr. Ausban will provide an overview of the medical and surgical weight management services offered at Cuyuna Regional Medical Center.
Dr. Angelina Ausban
An internist and Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine, Dr. Ausban provides coordinated weight management programs through lifestyle, medical, and surgical interventions to help improve overall patient health and quality of life.
Join me as I discuss a few strategies you can use to manage your stress and begin to de-stress your life. Participants will also be guided through a short relaxation session and walk away with a self-care workbook they can use to bring less stress and more relaxation into 2023!
De-Stress Your Life
Owner of Advanced Massage & Skincare Specialists in Nisswa, Cathy has worked in wellness for over 25 years and holds a Master's Degree in Community Health Education, along with being triple licensed in massage therapy, esthetics, and advanced practice esthetics.