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2nd Wednesday Lecture Series: Therapeutic Garden Wellness

May 9, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Shawna Coronado May Lecture

Therapeutic Garden Wellness – “Arthritis in the Garden – How to Lower Chronic Pain without Medications” presented by Shawna Coronado

Shawna Coronado shows her extensive gardens and talks about the dramatic personal story of how she has used garden therapy, an anti-inflammatory diet, and exercise to overcome the daily debilitating pain associated with Spinal Osteoarthritis. Her efforts have resulted in weight loss, improved mood, pain reduction, increased mobility, and a beautiful garden. Shawna shows stunning scenes from her garden to illustrate how easy it is to make a few simple lifestyle changes for your own health so that you too can create remarkable personal results. She will discuss garden, exercise tips, and food choices that might just help you reduce pain, lose weight, and feel great while you are living a greener lifestyle.

About the Presenter: Shawna Coronado is a successful author, blogger, photographer, and media host with green lifestyle living, organic gardening, and anti-inflammatory culinary who campaigns for social good. She is also an on-camera spokesperson and social media personality with over half a million followers on her various social media venues and a YouTube channel with more than 2 million views. Shawna’s garden, food, and eco-adventures have been featured in many media venues including television news programming, radio broadcasting, and PBS television.

Along with her gardening and green-lifestyle initiatives, Shawna is concerned about promoting and teaching healthy living. She was diagnosed with severe Spinal Osteoarthritis, this diagnosis has led her to educate audiences about beneficial diet, food, and health practices through her organic living media. She dreams that this will enable more people to be active who suffer from similar conditions. Her successful organic living photographs and stories have been shown both online and off in many international home and garden magazines and multiple books. You can learn more about Shawna at

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May 9, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Garfield Park Conservatory
300 N Central Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60624 United States