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October 5, 2007

Learn how to boost metabolism at complimentary workshop Oct. 19 at the Spa of Colonial Williamsburg

The Spa of Colonial Williamsburg will hold a complimentary workshop “Awaken Your Metabolism – Your Ultimate Guide to Abundant Energy,” Friday, Oct. 19, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the spa, located at 307 S. England St. across from the Williamsburg Lodge.

Brad King, director of nutritional research for the Health Network in Hampton, provides tips on achieving maximum metabolic function and demonstrates how to create optimal muscle gain, lose excess body fat, develop abundant energy and win the war against premature aging. King holds a master’s degree in nutritional science and is certified by the International Sports Science Association as a master of fitness science. He serves on the scientific advisory board for the Fat Loss Research Institute and is the author of best-selling health and fitness books, including “Fat Wars: 45 Days to Transform Your Body.”

The workshop is free and open to the public, but space is limited. Call the spa at (757) 220-7720 or e-mail to make a reservation.

The spa is conveniently located near the Williamsburg Inn, the Williamsburg Lodge and the Golden Horseshoe Golf Club. The 20,000-square-foot spa includes indoor and outdoor pools, a complete fitness facility, private lounges, men’s and women’s locker rooms, whirlpool, a conservatory salon and spa dining for guests of the spa. The site is the former location of the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum. The spa is open to hotel guests and day visitors.

The Resort Collection of Colonial Williamsburg, which includes the Golden Horseshoe Golf Club, provides guests a choice of more than 1,000 guest rooms among five distinctive hotel properties surrounding Colonial Williamsburg’s renowned Historic Area. The Resort Collection is owned by The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, the private, not-for-profit educational institution that preserves and operates the restored 18th-century Revolutionary capital of Virginia. Purchase of Colonial Williamsburg resort services and products supports the Foundation’s preservation, research, and educational programs.

More information about Colonial Williamsburg is available online at or by calling toll-free 1-800-HISTORY (447-8679). Williamsburg, Va., is located within an hour’s drive of Richmond or Norfolk, 150 miles south of Washington, D.C., just off Interstate 64.

Media Contact:
Barbara Brown
(757) 220-7280