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March 30, 2009

The Spa of Colonial Williamsburg offers wellness seminars in April

The Spa of Colonial Williamsburg continues its series of wellness programs with Saturday morning personal growth seminars April 4, 11 and 18, 2009.

Activities begin at 8 a.m. with an optional group walk through Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Area. From 9 – 11:30 a.m., storyteller Sharon Rogers leads a seminar designed to help participants renew their spirit through recalling stories of their own lives and cultures. The session includes gentle stretching and story meditation and continues with journaling, a writing exercise and sharing activities.

“The activities focus on the power of the story to build connections, conversation and community,” says Rogers.

Cost for the program is $50 for individuals or $80 for two people attending together.

For reservations and information, call 757-220-7720, ext. 7741. All activities meet at The Spa of Colonial Williamsburg, 307 S. England St. Guests should wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes.

Established in 1926, the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation is the not-for-profit educational institution that preserves and operates the restored 18th-century Revolutionary capital of Virginia as the nation’s largest living history museum. The Colonial Williamsburg Company, a subsidiary of the Foundation, operates a Resort Collection with more than 1,000 guest rooms among five hotels including the landmark Williamsburg Inn, four historic dining taverns and six restaurants, and 66,000 square feet of conference space centered at the Williamsburg Lodge, as well as a new 20,000-square-foot spa, and the Golden Horseshoe golf courses. Each purchase of Colonial Williamsburg products and services supports the Foundation’s preservation, research, and educational programs.

Williamsburg is located in Virginia’s Tidewater region, 20 minutes from Newport News, within an hour’s drive of Richmond and Norfolk, and 150 miles south of Washington, D.C., off Interstate 64. For more information about Colonial Williamsburg, call 1-800-HISTORY or visit Colonial Williamsburg’s Web site at or

Media Contact:
Barbara Brown
(757) 220-7280