Monday, Dec 03, 2018 6:00p -

Workbar Back Bay
399 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02116

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Innovation, Lectures & Conferences, Sports & Active Life

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These days, it can be incredibly difficult to make the time to take care of our health! As a result, we’ve seen a proliferation of home-based services to cut out the commute and save time. Combined with the massive and growing need for improved fitness, the health and wellness industry is no exception! In this panel discussion, we’ve assembled five professionals innovating in each of their fields; all are focused on improving health outcomes by bringing high-quality products and services into the home.

The event is free to attend, and we will have hors d'oeuvres provided by FarmersToYou, bringing organic and local farm-fresh refreshments including cheese, nuts, fruit, and veggies! Of course, to go with the cheese and snacks, we’ll also have a wine tasting courtesy of Scout & Cellar! We will be holding a raffle for those who attend to win a free month of twice-weekly personal training going into their New Year's Resolution strong! The event will also be broadcast via Facebook Live from the Golden Home Fitness page, and available later on our podcast, Golden Home Fitness Radio!

6:00 - Organic, Farm-Fresh Snacks from FarmersToYou and Wine from Scout & Cellar
6:15 - Panel Discussion, Followed by Q&A
7:00 - Open Networking with Panelists and Attendees with Refreshments from FarmersToYou and Scout & Cellar

Who Are the Panelists?

Gordie Gronkowski - @GronkFitness / @GordieGronk
Gronk Fitness Products, Commercial-Grade Home Fitness Equipment

G&G Fitness Equipment/Gronk Fitness is a full-service provider of specialty home and commercial fitness equipment. Since 1990, the G&G Fitness Companies have evolved into one of the premier sources of fitness solutions in the United States. Gordie leads the Gronk Fitness growth in Boston. As a former baseball player at Jacksonville University, Gordie Jr. was drafted by the Los Angeles Angels, in which he played in the minors for six years.

Christine Alaimo - @FarmersToYou
FarmersToYou, Home Delivery or Neighborhood Pickup for Local, Organic, and In-Season Food Year-Round

Christine Alaimo manages business development for Farmers To You, an online farmers market with pickup sites throughout Boston, Cambridge and suburban towns, as well as home and office delivery. Farmers To You is a terrific year-round source for local, seasonal and organic foods. With food from over 80 farms and food producers all located here in New England, their large selection of ingredients includes organic produce, pasture-raised meats, specialty cheese, bakery fresh bread, fish, eggs, dairy and more.

Johanna Gorton, LMT, Reiki II, CST - @JohannaGorton
In-Home Massage and Wellness Services

Johanna Gorton has been practicing Massage Therapy and Reiki (energy healing) for over 12 years. She recently added to her practice Craniosacral Therapy, Kinesiology/Athletic Taping (RockTape), and just received her Level 1 certification for Neurokinetic Therapy: a corrective movement system that can be used as both an assessment and rehabilitative technique for low back pain, neck pain, carpal tunnel, and other injuries. She enjoys being able to provide multi-modality services tailored to each client’s needs and preferences, at their convenience either in their home or office or in-studio. Johanna is passionate about spending time out in nature, reading, travel, learning new languages, and assisting her clients in becoming more relaxed and more functional.

Ray Zolman, DPT, CSCS
In-Home Physical Therapy

Ray Zolman is a Doctorate of Physical Therapy as well as Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist working out of Medford and North Reading, MA, and is now partnering with Golden Home Fitness to offer in-home physical therapy services. He has seven years of experience working with D1 collegiate athletes, senior citizens and everything in between. His passion as a PT is to help people overcome pain, improve mobility, and optimize function for a return to a healthy lifestyle.

Bill Thorpe, MD, PhD
Golden Home Fitness, President and Founder

Dr. Bill Thorpe is trained as a biomedical research engineer and medical doctor. He has experience in entrepreneurial ventures and start-ups in the medical, engineering and educational fields. Bill is a former collegiate gymnast with a long history of interest in personal fitness, and Golden Home Fitness gives Bill the opportunity to share his passion for a fit lifestyle and spread his enthusiasm for fitness to others.


Will Hansen, NSCA-CPT - @GoldenHomeFitness / @WillHHansen
Golden Home Fitness, Director of Operations

Will Hansen has been training clients as a Personal Trainer since he was first allowed to get certified at age 18 and started in fitness with exercising at home at the ripe old age of 10. While he wasn’t even old enough to be allowed in a gym, training at home was necessary because it gave him the privacy and air cover to work hard while mitigating anxiousness about seeming like he “needed to work out,” working on his fitness while supporting mental health improvements. He’s trained in gym and sport performance settings since, and joined Golden Home Fitness two years ago, to grow the in-home wellness model and share the life-changing benefit he’s seen in himself and clients. Will is also the podcast host for Golden Home Fitness Radio.

About Golden Home Fitness:

Golden Home Fitness was founded to address an unmet need in the community: In-Home Fitness Training. This need for qualified personal fitness trainers for the home is especially important for those people whose fitness, lifestyle and health needs are not met by the mass-produced exercise programs offered by the standard fitness club. Golden Home Fitness clients want to learn how to safely and effectively exercise in their own home using a personalized exercise program. They want to eliminate travel time to the gym and wait times for machines, and they want to control their own schedule. They desire privacy and want to ensure safety and cleanliness. Moreover, Golden Home Fitness clients must be assured of the quality and dedication of their own personal trainer. They want nationally certified professionals who will be able to develop and customize a program to meet their individual needs and time constraints.

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