Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC Announces Mayo Clinic Partnership

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‘Mayo Clinic Healthy Living at MO’ is the first collaboration of its kind in the United States and features three distinctive wellness events.

 Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC is pleased to announce a collaboration with the renowned medical institution, Mayo Clinic to develop a multi-event wellness program focused on achieving a healthy lifestyle both at home and on the road.

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Mayo Clinic Healthy Living at MO provides rare access to the health organization and their research-based strategies. Each of the three full-day events will focus on one key area of healthy living and will be led by a Mayo Clinic physician, along with a multidisciplinary team of specialists who will guide and support each guest.  The events will consist of physician-led lecture sessions, small group activities, and a personalized wellness plan. Healthy cuisine will be provided by Executive Chef Adam Tanner, whose breakfast, lunch and dinner menus will complement the program. 

 ·         Get Active with Mayo Clinic Physician Warren G. Thompson, MD – June 24, 2017

·          Resilient You with Mayo Clinic Physician Matthew M. Clark, PhD, LP – September 16, 2017

·          Eat Well, Live Well with  Mayo Clinic Physician Donald D. Hensrud, MD, MPH – November 18, 2017

PHOTOS: Mandarin Oriental Washington, D.C.

On June 24, 2017, Mayo Clinic Healthy Living: Get Active will focus on physical activity and highlight the areas of strength, balance, posture, flexibility, and cardiovascular training. Guests will learn about one of Mayo Clinic’s signature classes, NEAT (Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis): The Power of Light Activity, that teaches how to increase daily activity at work and leisure through less intense calorie-burning activities compared to a typical workout. 

Guests can choose to enhance the program with à la carte holistic therapy treatments at the award-winning Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC. All treatments are tailored to accompany each individual’s health assessment. The Spa’s rejuvenating heat and water experiences, the 1,400-square foot state-of-the-art fitness center and 50-foot indoor heated lap pool will complete the experience. 

“We are delighted to bring the leader in medical research, care and education to Washington, DC as part of our ongoing commitment to guest well-being,” said Adriaan Radder, General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC. “This program offers the opportunity to fine tune health and wellness habits with one-on-one expert guidance.”

“Wellness is essential to improving quality of life and preventing many of the most common, costly diseases. This collaboration with Mandarin Oriental, Washington, DC will teach guests unique, practical, and sustainable ways to apply evidence-based wellness practices in a compressed timeframe.’’ said Paul Limburg, MD, Medical Director, Mayo Clinic Global Business Solutions.

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