Wellness Initiative

Explore our Wellness Initiative, where we empower caregivers with health education and tools, promoting self-care and fostering a culture of healthy, balanced living.

Program Goals

Our wellness initiative runs throughout the year, with a combination of in-person and virtual events to accommodate various schedules and interests. Whether you are seeking to manage stress, enhance your nutrition, connect with other caregivers, improve your fitness or try something new and creative…we will have an opportunity for you!

  • Enhance mental well-being and stress management skills
  • Foster a supportive community focused on wellness
  • Educate participants on nutrition, exercise and self-care practices
  • Encourage sustainable habits for long term wellness

Wellness Program Benefits

The Wellness Initiative provides individuals with the opportunity to prioritize self-care, find support within a community, and develop valuable coping strategies for managing stress and challenges.

  • Boost your mood and overall well-being
  • Improve your physical health
  • Learn valuable skills for managing stress and enhancing resilience
  • Connect with caregivers and build a supportive network
  • Take meaningful steps towards a healthier and happier life

What Does David’s Refuge Offer for Wellness Events?

David’s Refuge offers a variety of events and programs as part of their wellness initiative, providing individuals with opportunities for relaxation, community support, and personal growth.

  • In-person wellness workshops (yoga, meditation, sound healing, breathwork, mindfulness, creative practices)
  • Virtual mental health counseling (individual and couples)
  • Wellness webinar series
  • Virtual nutrition series
  • Access to resources and wellness partners
  • In-person and virtual fitness classes and support

Our Wellness Partners

Samantha Haun

Certified Yoga Teacher and Energy Worker

Liz Sheen, RN

Board Certified Holistic Nursing and Wellness Coach, Yoga

Jaime Weisberg

Human Potentialist

Emily Tills, MS, RDN, CDN

Registered Dietitian and Virtual Nutrition Coach

Dr. Kaushal B. Nanavati, MD, ABOIM, FAAFP, ABIHM, Cert. PH

Assistant Dean of Wellness, Director Integrative Medicine and Survivorship, Assistant Professor Family Medicine

Melissa Carman, PhD, LMHC

Mental Health Counselor

Alex Alletto

Yoga, Fitness

Jim Connell, Jr., CPA

Financial Advisor

Meghan Reap


Kenda Carfagno

Financial Wellness Officer

Alexis Pierce

Inner Peace Activist

Meg Thomas

Sound Healing, Yoga, Breathwork and Retreat Leadership

Casey Maura

Artist, Community Advocate, Creativepreneur

Sandra Sabene

Artist, Teacher, Creative Rhythms and Meditative Painting

Interested in Joining Our Wellness Partnership?

Make a difference by volunteering with David’s Refuge and help support caregivers and their families.

Join us!