"Whole Health" VA Wellness Center Opening in Beckley

May 22, 2018

The Beckley VA Medical Center is opening a new Whole Health Wellness Center Wednesday as part of its 12th annual Health Fair. The new facility is centered on a more holistic approach to health care representing a “fundamental re-envisioning and redesign in the philosophy and practice of healthcare delivery for our Veterans,” according to a press release.

The Wellness Center will offer health-focused classes and alternative approaches to healthy living including space for yoga, tai-chi, meditation, several other innovative therapies.

The Health Fair will have more than 35 vendors, including Acupressure, YMCA, Body Works, Blind Rehab, Fresenius, Hospice of Southern West Virginia, and Hospices Compasses.

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