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“Riverside: So You’re Thinking About Developing A Wellness Center?” – Reimagining Community Wellness with Vivian Williams-Kurutz
Drawing from her journey and experience in building community wellness programs, Harlem Wellness Center Founder and Executive Director, Vivian Williams-Kurutz, will fuel our vision for a mixed community wellness center integrating clinical, mental, physical, spiritual and holistic healing modalities. As a trusted leader in the community, the RDC is poised to be the architect and builder of an innovative wellness center that serves our mission and generates enterprise opportunities that sustain a lasting institution. Together we will imagine a vision for a broad scope wellness center that transforms the health of individuals, families and our community.
About Vivian Williams-Kurutz
Vivian Williams-Kurutz is a health activist, community organizer, speaker, yoga and meditation teacher and writer who has been changing the way Harlem community members approach health and wellness for more than 15 years. From the time she was a young girl doing yoga in her living room, to completing yoga teacher training as an adult, to founding Harlem Wellness Center as a space for health justice and healing, Vivian knows the transformative power of holistic health practices and is on a mission to share them with others.
Williams-Kurutz is an A’Lelia Bundles Columbia Community Scholar and local business owner (Plowshares Coffee). Through promotion, education and engagement, she is committed to working toward health and racial justice in her vibrant community and beyond.