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November 4, 2007

Fitness manager from The Spa of Colonial Williamsburg offers tips to live by

Don’t wait for the New Year to resolve to live a healthier life. Give yourself a gift that costs nothing – attend a complimentary information session at the Williamsburg Lodge conference center and learn how to make time for yourself and make healthy lifestyle choices, too.

Amy Scanlin, fitness manager for The Spa of Colonial Williamsburg, will conduct the free session Thursday, Dec. 13, in the Lodge conference center Liberty Room from 6 – 7 p.m. Scanlin has worked in the wellness industry for 10 years, helping clients all over the world live a more balanced and healthier life. She has a master’s degree in health promotion management and is certified by the American College of Sports Medicine, the American Council on Exercise and the Cooper Institute for Aerobics Research.

Scanlin will offer tips on healthy eating, when all you want are Christmas cookies and cocktails. She’ll show you how to add bursts of activity to a busy schedule and how to really break free of unhappy and unhealthy habits for good.

For more information on the free community lecture which is open to the public, contact Amy Scanlin at 220-7479 or by e-mail at

Established in 1926, the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation is the not-for-profit educational institution that preserves and operates the restored 18th-century Revolutionary capital of Virginia as the nation’s largest living history museum. The Colonial Williamsburg Company, a subsidiary of the Foundation, operates a Resort Collection with more than 1,000 guest rooms among five hotels including the landmark Williamsburg Inn, four historic dining taverns and six restaurants, and 66,000 square feet of conference space centered at the Williamsburg Lodge, as well as a new 20,000-square-foot spa, and the Golden Horseshoe golf courses. Each purchase of Colonial Williamsburg products and services supports the Foundation’s preservation, research, and educational programs.

Williamsburg is located in Virginia’s Tidewater region, 20 minutes from Newport News, within an hour’s drive of Richmond and Norfolk, and 150 miles south of Washington, D.C., off Interstate 64. For more information about Colonial Williamsburg, call 1-800-HISTORY or visit Colonial Williamsburg’s Web site at or

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Barbara Brown
(757) 220-7121