Jewel Hosts Kroger’s Wellness Your Way Music Festival With Fitness Gurus Jillian Michaels, Denise Austin and More

Grammy-nominated singer Jewel is set to host a plethora of celebrities involved with food and nutrition at a special weekend dedicated to healthy living, with a goal to help visitors kick-start their “journey to a healthy lifestyle.”

The Wellness Your Way Festival, presented by Kroger, will be celebrated in two cities this year – Denver and Cincinnati. The life-altering weekend will feature multiple opportunities to work out with celebrity fitness experts, hear from inspiring speakers on the main stage, pick up cooking tips from world-renowned chefs in the nutrition zone and be inspired by passionate health advocates.

Jewel Holding Guitar in Dress Sitting in a Barn With Hay on the Floor
Jewel Matthew Rolston/Courtesy of Wellness Your Way Festival

Wellness has been a lifelong passion for Jewel, 45, who used nutrition, mindfulness and holistic health to overcome her own childhood health issues. She will host a music event in each city during the festival.

The event also boasts a consumer food expo, kids’ activities, inspirational talks and interactive stations showcasing new technologies in wellness, including Kroger Health and the Kroger OptUP app.

Festival-goers will experience sessions and panels with the “Hands” singer, Tone It Up founders Karena Dawn and Katrina Scott and personal trainers and television personalities Jen Widerstrom for Laura’s Lean Beef and Jillian Michaels for Lucky Jack.

The lineup also includes a cooking demo from bestselling author and Hallmark cohost Debbie Matenopoulos.

Group fitness sessions will be led by fitness icon Denise Austin and her daughter Katie Austin, celebrity trainer DON-A-MATRIX in partnership with Sports Drink, functional fitness guru Rulk and former MLS star and analyst Cobi Jones, who will lead a special soccer clinic.

The Wellness Your Way Festival stops in Denver from August 16 to 18 and then moves to Cincinnati from October 11 to 13.

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