Pre-Conference Tour: Wine Country, Napa Valley

The Health, Wellness & Society Conference is pleased to offer the following pre-conference tour.

Napa Valley is one of the world’s top wine-producing regions. The picturesque landscape is the definition of Wine Country, with endless rows of lush vineyards and swelling valley hills. We’ll take you to three boutique wineries we’ve hand-selected for their true character, interesting histories and, of course, fantastic Californian wines!

  • Visit three boutique wineries hand-picked by our guide
  • Enjoy a generous tasting session at each (included in price!)
  • Create a memorable experience with colleagues
  • Learn all about the winemaking process at one winery
  • Experience the stunning views and landscapes of Napa Valley
  • Travel in a small, friendly group on board luxury transport
  • An experienced and fun wine country tour guide and driver
  • Complimentary water
  • Pickup and drop off at the conference hotel
  • Gratuity for driver/guide

Lunch is not included but there are so many wonderful options along the way, we wanted to give you the choice, versus packing a boxed lunch into the price. Our guide will point out great spaces to have lunch.

Tour Details

Date: Wednesday, 18 September
Time: This full day tour departs at 8:00am and will arrive in Napa Valley around 9:00am; We will return to the conference hotel around 6:00pm, depending on traffic
Meeting point: The Graduate Berkeley (conference hotel)
Price: US$160.00

Booking Information

Booking: Booking can be done on the registration page, by clicking the blue button below. If you have any questions, please visit the Knowledge Base.

Pre-Conference Tour: Introduction to Restorative Yoga

The Health, Wellness & Society Conference is pleased to offer the following pre-conference tour.

Introduction to Restorative Yoga for Stress Reduction at Hearst Gymnasium

Ease into the conference in this rejuvenating class designed to activate the parasympathetic nervous system, allow the body to rest, help calm the emotions, and support an experience of mental equanimity.

Three gentle deep relaxation poses will be taught to allow the breath to deepen, the spine to release, and the legs to be supported.

All equipment will be provided, no experience is necessary, and all levels of fitness ability are welcome. Wear comfortable layers of clothing and bring socks.

Led by Jason Emanuel Britton, Dance & Yoga Specialist, Relax and Renew Trainer, Physical Education Program, at the University of California, Berkeley. This session will be complimentary with space for 25 participants, so be sure to book early.

Session Details

Date: Wednesday, 18 September
Time: 3:00pm (participants are to meet at the Hearst Gymnasium)
Location: Hearst Gymnasium
Cost: Complimentary

Booking Information

To book, please click the blue button below and add to your conference registration. For questions, visit our Support Center.

Conference Welcome Reception

The International Conference on Health, Wellness & Society is pleased to announce the Conference Welcome Reception.

Common Ground Research Networks and the Health, Wellness & Society Conference will be hosting a welcome reception at the the conference hotel, the Graduate Hotel Berkeley, at the end of the first day. All delegates are welcome to attend and enjoy complimentary light refreshments. This is an excellent opportunity to connect with and get to know your fellow international delegates.

Date: Thursday, 19 September
Time: 17:30 (5:30pm)
Location: The Graduate Hotel Berkeley
Cost: Complimentary to all conference delegates