Golden Isles Wellness Weekend

The Medicine of Nutrition, Movement, and Mindfulness

Join us for a weekend of evidence based lectures and interactive movement and culinary medicine workshops. We have dedicated time for rest and relaxation or adventure and activity with your family and friends. Learn how to build resilience, not only in yourself, but in your patients and in your community!

When: February 1-3, 2019

Where: Saint Simons Island, GA

Approved for a Maximum of 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

What We Have Planned For Your Wellness Weekend!


4:00pm – 4:30pm

Lifestyle Medicine Movement and Why It Matters – Part I

Presented by Danielle Shelton, M.D., DABFM

4:30pm – 5:30pm

Anxiety and Depression: the Medical Significance of “Burnout”

Presented by Kimberly Vess Loomer

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Meet and Greet Reception


8:00am – 9:00am

Genetics, Technology and Wellness: From Food to Prevention of Disease

Presented by Alicia Latham, M.D., DABFM

9:10am – 10:10am

Building Mindful Resilience: A Journey to Engagement and Purpose

Presented by Diane Bowen, M.D.

10:20am – 11:35am

Yoga, Mindfulness and Medicine: An Evidence Based Experiential Review

Presented by Patricia Ploeger & David Richardson, PT, DPT, OCS

11:45am – 1:00pm

Debunking Diet Myths: What Should We Be Telling Our Patients?

Presented by Margit Sample, RDN, LD & Benjamin Shelton


8:00 am – 9:00 am

RX for Health: Connecting Local Healthcare and Food Systems Through Voucher Based Fruit/Vegetable Prescriptions

Presented by Michelle Seguin, MD, FAAFP

9:10am – 9:40am

Personal Care Product Safety: Evidence of Harm and Navigating the Issue

Presented by Kelly Holland, PharmD

10:00am – 11:15am

The Medicine of Functional Fitness: A Physical Therapist Rule in Preventative Medicine

David Richardson, PT, DPT, OCS & Hamilton Brodnax

11:15am – 12:30pm

The Yin and Yang of Nutrition: The Effects on the Obesity Epidemic

Presented by Cassie DeFeo, RDN, LD, MEd, LPC & Johnny Carino

12:40pm – 1:10pm

The Lifestyle Medicine Movement and Why It Matters – Part II

Presented by Danielle Shelton, MD, DABFM


The King and Prince Beach Resort

Click Here or Call to Book! 800-342-0212

Plan the Rest of Your and Your Group’s Wellness Weekend!

Make sure to mention that you are registered for the Golden Isles Wellness Weekend for discounted services and activities!

Yoga, Fitness, and Mindfulness sessions


OMCORE is a unique space in which you are encouraged to tap into your core being — physically, mentally, emotionally and energetically.

Crossfit Weekend Passes and Bootcamp classes

Crossfit Saint Simons

CrossFit SSI has one goal in mind and that is to help YOU. It is their priority to guide you through the improvement of your fitness.

Paddle Board

Kingfisher Paddleventures

Kingfisher Paddleventures offers paddling adventures, ecotours, lessons, and rentals for everyone!


The Spirit of St Simons

Join the Spirt of St Simons sailing adventure with up to 6 people. They provide a licensed Captain and their late afternoon sunset cruises in the St Simons Sound are the most popular, leaving the dock about two hours before sunset.

Bike and Kayak Rentals

Ocean Motion Surf Co.

Ocean Motion Surf Co. carries everything for your active lifestyle. Whether at the beach, on a bike, or walking around town.

Massage Therapy

Royal Treatment Cottage

The King and Prince welcomes you to a place where mind and body can relax. The Powers to Restore and Recuperate Reside.

Massage Therapy

Hands Down Muscle Restoration

Or call to Book: (912) 261-1017

Dolphin and Trolley Tours

Cap Fendig’s Tours

Cap Fendig’s Tours will get you close and personal with the dolphins of Saint Simons. Enjoy tours through the marshland rivers and inland waters where you may see rare and endangered wildlife.


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