By: Isaiah S. Showell, Follow South Jersey Multimedia Journalist/’What’s Good’ Host
WESTVILLE, N.J. — Monique Holmes is the CEO and founder of a health and wellness platform called Slay Body Fitness. Slay Body Fitness hosted an event promoting health and wellness and invited other health and wellness advocates and businesses to sell or share some of their products promoting not only health and wellness but unity between African American South Jersey entrepreneurs.
“The purpose of today is to explore whole health because I feel people take only one part of their health and focus on that, but they all work together,” Holmes said. “That’s why it’s called whole health which is mental health, physical fitness, and nutrition.”
Vendors included Trey and Tedra Gordon representing TAVA with products geared towards physical health. Kia Brooks and Jack Nelson, Jr. represented Relax Relate and Reclaim LLC with mental health tips, and Emily Cannon represented Primerica and talked about life insurance and not mismanaging income as well as sharing tips on how to be in a healthy place financially.
Chanel Johnson is a vendor with a slight twist because she sells candles that assume the shape of food, seemingly edible yet not at all. Johnson’s creations are the only one like it of its kind at this event making it nearly irresistible to visit her table.
Zumba class was an activity led by Kelley Costa representing Sip Sleep Repeat, a product service company designed to maximize your relaxation. Keanna Ralph of DCI Consulting Services also addressed the crowd with more mental health tips and resources for people to take advantage of.
At the end of the event, several pictures were taken commemorating the event while others networked and shared more products. This event was not only fruitful for the vendors but for people who came to enjoy it. It was definitely What’s Good in South Jersey!
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