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Fest focuses on the mind-body connection

    The upcoming Mind-Body Fest at Wellness House couldn’t come at a better time.

    “Certainly the past year and a half has been unprecedented, you could say, in terms of anxiety and isolation and for those who are dealing with cancer, even more so,” said Lisa Kolavennu, executive director of Wellness House in Hinsdale. “Yet engaging in these simple acts of self-care really has an alleviating effect for some of those negative experiences of isolation.”

    The event kicks off Saturday, Aug. 28, with a series of 90-minute sessions designed for in-person small group gatherings. Most of the rest of the week’s programming (see sidebar) will be offered online. Kolavennu credited organizers with creating a hybrid event that can meet the needs of many.

    “They think so creatively about how to bring people together to get that experience of being in person, yet do it safely, and have so many options for those who can’t be in person,” she said.

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