Puerto Rican Family Institute Presents Second Annual Vive tu vida! Get Up!...

Puerto Rican Family Institute Presents Second Annual Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® Event

Celebrating Hispanic culture, delivering life-saving health screenings and supporting families


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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Oct. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — This Saturday, October 10, 2015, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health and Puerto Rican Family Institute presents the 2nd Annual Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® San Juan. The event promotes Hispanic family physical activity and good nutrition for better health and wellness for all. This FREE, open to the public event is made possible by an extraordinary group of partners and volunteers.

“We partner with the Municipality of San Juan Ciudad Patria and host this event in Puerto Rico. It is critical that families in our island take action to improve their health,” said Iran Rodriguez, President and CEO of The Puerto Rican Family Institute. “Physical activity helps prevent and manage disease, boosts energy, and is an important part of maintaining emotional health by reducing stress and improving one’s mood.” 

What:              

  • Health Screenings: Blood pressure, flu shoots, mental health, services for seniors and kids
  • Fitness Activities: Zumba, yoga, tennis clinics and other exercise demonstrations
  • Health Workshops: Mental Health and domestic violence prevention
  • Nutrition: Fresh fruits and vegetables at low cost and healthy snacks available, along with educational resources
  • Family Fun: Live music, dance performances, prizes and giveaways

Where: Roberto Clemente Coliseum
Ave. Franklin Delano Roosevelt
San Juan, Puerto Rico
http://www.getupgetmoving.org/san-juan-pr.html

When: Saturday, October 10 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Cost: FREE!

“Now in its ninth year, Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving! is the nation’s largest annual event series promoting healthy lifestyles in Hispanic communities,” said Dr. Jane L. Delgado, President and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, the nation’s leading Hispanic health advocacy group. “Driven by a “can-do” volunteer spirit, Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving! is working neighbor-to-neighbor to support healthier environments and to realize the collective vision of our communities for a stronger and healthier nation.”

“We are proud to support Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® events across the country,” said Robert Forrester, president of Newman’s Own Foundation. “The Foundation places a high priority on improving nutrition access, and National Alliance for Hispanic Health is working at the community level to advance the health and wellness of individuals.”

Puerto Rican Family Institute Presents Second Annual Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® Event