Rossmoor, Elite, to present Wellness Fest May 11

Courtesy photo The event is coordinated by Jamie Holcomb, the “Holistic Hulk” and is designed especially for mothers.

Did you know that only once per year can you enjoy Orange County’s annual Health & Wellness Festival entitled “Be Your Best” Wellness Fest?

The event is co-sponsored by the Rossmoor Community Services District, Elite Special Events and hosted over by Los Al native, wellness guru, yoga/pilates teachers and event planner Jamie Holcomb, sometimes referred to as “The Holistic Hulk.”

The event is free and is scheduled for Rush Park Saturday, May 11, from 11 a.m. through 4 p.m. at Rush Park with a host of activates appropriately themed for mothers on Mother’s Day weekend.

Holcomb said they have partnered up with other wellness personalities to curate a well-rounded festival “BE YOUR BEST WELLNESS FEST.”

“It will be full of all things health and wellness for our community,” she said, which will include: donation-based yoga, zumba, pilates classes in the grass, a special Balance Tai QiQong class with celebrity guest creator and instructor Dr. Marissa Pei.

Pei is also known as the “Asian Oprah”, notable for her live stage entertainment.
Also, she said there will be a dance therapy SILENT DISCO party with Katie Neary Founder of So We Are Silent Disco, and participants can choose from healthy local food and beverage trucks & pop-ups.

In addition, there will be a fitness and fun zone that kids can enjoy at no cost, and professional family photographer Jessica Gomez will be available, a Mommy & Me Meet-Up with Melissa Arcos of FIT4MOMS, an optional immersive paid experience BEYOND BURNOUT event in the indoor auditorium (tickets on Eventbrite search Beyond Burnout: A Journey to Reset & Regulate at location Harriett M. Wieder Community Center).

Also, there will be a Tea Tent experience hosted by d?Ît?’s Spiritual Director Ashlee Shereen, and a Health Expert Vendor Fair full of local health & wellness businesses and practitioners waiting to connect with attendees at their booths where they plan to showcase their various services to benefit current and long-term health journeys.

Many of the vendor booths will have exclusive prizes, discounts, giveaways, demos, helpful information, experts to answer your questions, and MORE only for guests that attend the festival! Talk about a balanced day where you’ll feel energized, inspired, connected, and prepare attendees to “be their best.”

There is no cost to attend the overall event and there will be free street parking. There will wellness for the entire family available at the May 11 event, said Holcomb.
“We’ll have something to benefit the health and wellness for every age, so bring everyone,” she added.

She quoted Winston Churchill as once saying, “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”

“We have picked local charity Transitions in Motherhood lead by Tara Farrell Farajian as our festival’s Fundraiser to give back to our community! Please bring baby wipes for our Baby Wipes Drive to the festival or donate monetarily on their website. Their mission is to decrease isolation at any stage of motherhood and create a network in which expectant mothers, new mothers, and mothers in general can receive support during this multi-faceted phase of life while strengthening their family along the way,” said Holcomb.
Transitions In Motherhood specializes in women’s health focusing on prenatal and postpartum support services, attachment, infertility and the many transitions that motherhood can bring.

If residents have any questions regarding this event, please call Jamie Holcomb “The Holistic Hulk” at 562-704-2379 or email