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Hello again! Our 2nd newsletter serves two purposes - to ensure that pertinent information is shared (because there's a lot going on) and to help condense it into one email. I also seem to be much faster with sharing quick updates, while I continue to work towards uploading the information and resources I've promised. Managing several projects at the same time, including helping people register for Wellapalooza 2017, often causes me to be overly optimistic with how much I can get done in a given period.

So, thank you for your patience and for your on-going support of EDS Wellness' mission, initiatives, and projects!

- Kendra, Executive Director and Founder, EDS Wellness
The EDS Wellness HelpLine is open!
You can schedule HelpLine appointments by going to
Make an Appointment or send an email to

Our virtual "Just 5 Minutes" classes LIVE via Facebook have started again! Register to join us TODAY at 11am (EST)!

Our classed are held Monday's at 11 am and Wednesday's at 2:30 pm (EST); however, that seems to change based on a variety of factors, including my own schedule, technology, and other factors. This is a new type of class or program and working out the kinks and finding the best flow is all part of the process.

Thank you for your support, feedback, and patience!

To register for our "Just 5 Minutes" online classes and to stay updated on the weekly schedule, go to 
Registration for 15 min “Just 5 Minutes” class.

Recordings from the last two classes and have posted on YouTube. I also have the resources for each and will be sharing them as well. 

To view the edited videos on YouTube, please go to:

Class 5 -

Class 6 -

This Movement and Mindfulness-based Program and Support Group is being held on Thursdays from 12-2pm at The Mindfulness Center in Bethesda, MD.

Sign-up to join us!

The yoga with EDS/hypermobility information and resources from the series of 4 classes that were held in November will also be posted soon.  All information and resources will also be uploaded to the main 'Mind-Body Strategies for Hypermobility with Chronic Pain' page on EDS Wellness' website, which also outlines our weekly program, research efforts, and efforts towards putting together our online program. I will be emailing details soon.

Join us for this educational, life-changing and restorative Integrative Health and Wellness Retreat at an amazing location!

Dates: April 28th – 30th, 2017

Venue: The Salamander Resort in Middleburg, VA

We are over half full, and our room block is full! If you are still interested in registering, please do so soon!

Register Now!

Additionally, if you have either registered or plan to attend, but still need accommodations, please send an email to I am working with the resort to have additional rooms added to our room block; however, I need to have an idea of how many rooms to add by this afternoon - January 23rd, 2017.

Staying at The Salamander is not a requirement to attend Wellapalooza. We have also provided a list of alternate accommodations

If you expressed an interest in sharing a room, an email is coming your way shortly!

We are currently working on updating the retreat schedule, adding speaker bios and pictures, providing more details on workshops and breakouts, and on our dance party Saturday night!

To learn more, go to

Join us for this ground-breaking Integrative Physicians Learning Conference and Retreat at an amazing location!
(for healthcare providers only)

Dates: June 10th & 11th, 2017

Venue: The Salamander Resort in Middleburg, VA

Learn more or click to register now!

Early registration ends February 15th, 2017!
Yes, we have an App for that! Download the EDS Wellness App to stay make HelpLine appointments, sign-up for classes, register for conferences and events, or make one-on-one appointments!

Additional Wellapalooza 2017 and Physician Learning Conference needs:

We are still working on a DJ, musician or band for our dance party, and we are looking for Wellness providers willing to donate time and/or services to a wonderful community in need. If interested, please email 

We also have a few more vendor tables available and options available for nonprofit collaborations. 
If you are interested in becoming a vendor, sponsor or Wella-partner for our upcoming Integrative Wellness Retreat at the end of April, or for our Physicians Learning Conference in June 2017, please go to Become a Vendor/Sponsor/Partner

Send emails to or

We've partnered with The Mighty! 
To read more about our exciting partnership, please go to
EDS Wellness' Partnership with The Mighty
To submit a story, go to Story Submissions
Education • Diagnosis • Solutions

EDS Wellness, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization promoting health education, integrative healthcare, and wellness strategies for living well hypermobility syndromes, such as Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS), other connective tissue diseases, and related comorbidities, through print and digital media resources and materials, seminars, webinars, conferences, health coaching, and patient advocacy,

EDS Wellness provides education on various movement, nutrition, and mind-body therapies by collaborating with healthcare practitioners and like-minded organizations, to improve the quality of life and overall well-being of individuals living with chronic, complex, and multisystemic illnesses.

EDS Wellness collaborates with other organizations and healthcare practitioners on various projects associated with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) and its related conditions, to provide information and resources for those living with EDS and the medical professionals who care for them. EDS Wellness focuses on helping patients live well while living with EDS and its comorbid health conditions.

To learn how you can help support EDS Wellness, go to Donations
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