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Deepak Chopra Brings Mind-Body Healing to Central Florida by Karen LeBlanc

Holistic healer and wellness guru Dr. Deepak Chopra brings his mind-body health mantra back to Lake Nona, taking up residence

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to oversee his new partnership with the Lake Nona Performance Club.

he Lake Nona Performance

health aligns with Chopra’s life work prac-

In addition to the Chopra Mind-Body

Club (LNPC) plans to open

ticing and preaching holistic healing that

Zone, Chopra Global will oversee a dedi-

this summer, offering the

honors the mind-body connection.

cated spa designed to complement LNPC’s

Chopra Mind-Body Zone

The Chopra Mind-Body Zone will be a

focus on whole health. The spa will spe-

and Spa in a dedicated,

membership-based program focusing on

cialize in Ayurvedic practices, including

5,500-square-foot space offering yoga,

the body-mind connection for illness pre-

mind-body assessments and massages

meditation, barre and Pilates. “We are

vention and peak performance, joy, health

based in Ayurveda. The spa will be open

offering programs that promote human

and well-being. “We see too much sickness

to both LNPC members and the public.

potential, health and well-being,” says

and not enough joy,” says Chopra, who

While construction is underway on

Chopra, who chose to work with and live

practices the ancient lifestyle healing sys-

LPNC, Chopra is building a new home

in Lake Nona because of its forward-

tem known as Ayurveda Medicine. “This

near the Lake Nona Town Center designed

thinking research into peak human per-

ancient healing system is finding a lot of

by wellness architect Veronica Schrebeis

formance, and wellness technology and

validation today in areas like biological

Smith. “We are designing a home equipped

infrastructure. “I’m very interested in arti-

rhythms, nutrition, and changing your

with futuristic technology, artificial intel-

ficial intelligence and creating new algo-

microbiome.”

ligence, virtual reality, and everything that

rithms for mental and physical well-being. Locating the Chopra Mind-Body Zone in Lake Nona allows me to be with innovators and creators,” he adds. Construction is underway on LNPC, located in the Lake Nona Town Center. The 130,000-square-foot facility aims to redefine the fitness center experience for the Central Florida region featuring leading-edge workout equipment, state-of-art classes, and interactive programs driven by the latest performance technology. LNPC’s tailored approach to whole-person 28

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