In view of World Heart Day on 29th September, Cardiac Wellness Institute conducted the Heart Champs Workshop at MOP Vaishnav College on 13th September 2019 and at SDNB Vaishnav College on 18th September 2019.
Our Clinical Director Dr Priya Chockalingam addressed the gathering on “Lifestyle Risk Factors for heart diseases” and facilitated the session on mind-body relaxation techniques. The Physiotherapist addressed the importance of exercise training and also had exercise sessions exclusively for the younger population. Our Dietician stressed on the importance of a balanced diet, healthy eating plate and how unhealthy diet can lead to cardiovascular disease.
The Heart Champs workshop was held on 27th and 28th September 2019 at our institute in Besant Nagar, Chennai.
Participants learnt about the normal functioning of the heart and the risk factors for heart disease; did the exercises in the correct and safe manner as taught by the physiotherapist; received education about a balanced heart-friendly diet from the nutritionist and practised some relaxation techniques to manage their mental stress better.