Live Fit, Look Beautiful!, a health and wellness event primarily for women, will be held on Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the women's cosmetics department at Dillard's in the Aiken Mall.
“It's an opportunity for them to find out about different resources through which they can take care of themselves and be beautiful on the inside and the outside,” said Kristen Sojourner, owner of My Aiken Body Restorative Massage.
My Aiken Body, Dillard's and The Village Health & Wellness Center are the organizers of Live Fit.
My Aiken Body will conduct a sports massage workshop from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. and will offer 10-minute sports massage sessions from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Village Health & Wellness Center has several sample-sized exercise and fitness classes scheduled.
The times for the classes are as follows:
• 11 to 11:30 a.m. – Yoga
• 11:30 a.m. to noon – BODYFLOW, a yoga, tai chi and Pilates workout
• 1 to 1:30 p.m. – Zumba
• 1:30 to 2 p.m. – BarreAmped, a fitness regime based on modern and classical dance, Pilates, yoga and deep stretching.
Each class is limited to 10 people. Reservations can be made by calling 803-617-0876.
The Dillard's women's department will present a fashion show from noon to 1 p.m. In addition, the Dillard's home store will have a handcrafted juices demonstration while the lingerie department will be offering fittings. Complimentary beauty consultations also will be available. Anyone who is interested in a consultation is asked to “RSVP with your favorite cosmetics line,” according to a Be Fit flier.
Prizes and gifts will be distributed during Be Fit, and healthy refreshments will be served throughout the event.
Dede Biles is a general assignment reporter for the Aiken Standard and has been with the newspaper since January 2013. A native of Concord, N.C., she graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.