Health and fitness agenda: World Sight Day
- Published: 8/10/2012 at 10:51 AM
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World Sight Day is October 11, followed by Inner IDEA in Palm Springs, California, starting October 25.
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World Sight Day
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 286 million people are visually impaired, yet 80 percent of the causes of blindness are preventable. The annual day devoted to sight awareness is focused on "Vision 2020: The Right to Sight," a global effort to prevent blindness created by the WHO and the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness.
Palm Springs, California
Inner IDEA marks its seventh annual event centered on mind, body and spirit wellness. The international professional event is designed for health and fitness professionals with sessions based on integrative health and wellness, including 100+ interactive sessions. Yoga teacher Max Strom is this year's keynote speaker.
Ojai Yoga Crib
Ojai Valley, California, USA
This major event in Southern California draws thousands of yogis and elite teachers such as Erich Schiffman, Patricia Sullivan and Jason Crandell. Expect morning meditations, daytime workshops and evening kirtan sessions.
World Diabetes Day (WDD)
WDD, created by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the World Health Organization in 1991, takes place annually to bring greater awareness to diabetes and its control. http://www.worlddiabetesday.org
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- Writer: AFP
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