Living life healthy: Visiting the expo in New Brighton

The expo on Jan. 12 featured a Zumba demonstration, which is a Latin-inspired dance fitness class. Pictured in front, dressed in light blue, is New Brighton City Councilmember Char Samuelson. (Sun staff photo by Kassie Petermann)
An instructor demonstrates T’ai Chi Chih during a trial fitness class at the Health and Fitness Expo on Jan. 12. T’ai Chi Chih is a meditation that consists of 20 simple movements. Its purpose is to improve general health and well-being; it helps with balance, coordination and concentration. (Sun staff photo by Kassie Petermann)
People gather in front of the door leading to the health and wellness exhibitors who attended the Jan. 12 expo. The event offered personal training advice, refreshments and prizes, products available for purchase and free access to the fitness center. (Sun staff photo by Kassie Petermann)
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An instructor demonstrates T’ai Chi Chih during a trial fitness class at the Health and Fitness Expo on Jan. 12. T’ai Chi Chih is a meditation that consists of 20 simple movements. Its purpose is to improve general health and well-being; it helps with balance, coordination and concentration. (Sun staff photo by Kassie Petermann)

The eighth annual Health and Fitness Expo brought together people of all ages on Jan. 12 at the New Brighton Community Center. The event featured more than 40 health and wellness exhibitors, group fitness trial classes and more.