Sante Wellness Market Grand Debut Press Release


New Interactive Marketplace Offers Public A Day of Healthy Living by Co-Presenting Sponsors Chevrolet and The Trainer’s Gym and Promotional Sponsor Raved

In Partnership with Ashley Pettit Living and LX MGMT

Chicago, IL (July 16, 2013) – On Sunday, August 11th, 2013, Santé Wellness Market will host its first inner and outer wellness showcase from 10am – 4pm at the River East Art Center, 435 E Illinois St. Chicago, IL 60611. Santé will feature Chicago’s most elite and reputable healthy living businesses for the public to experience that promote a healthy and happy life through high-quality food, beauty, fitness, and health & wellness products and services.

“Santé” translates from French to mean “health,” which is inline with the Market’s focus on overall wellbeing. This will be showcased through many free samples, complimentary applications and fittings, and informational demos and takeaways.

Tickets are available for $10 online or $12 at the door, cash only. Runners participating in the Chicago 10K can purchase a discounted $5 ticket online with the discount code “SMWFLEET” and by showing their race bib at the door.

Expect a high-energy atmosphere with fitness demonstrations continuously running throughout the day as DJ Rock City spins live along the beautiful Chicago River.  From Brazilian Dance to High Intensity Interval Training, renowned Chicago trainers from The Trainer’s Gym will be working up a sweat to help guests discover new ways to improve their workout routine. Shea Vaughn of SheaNetics® will also lead a workout and be on hand to talk about her participants’ success with Healthy Initiative. The full demo schedule is yet to be released.

Chevrolet will be showcasing its popular 2013 Sonic hatchback on the Market’s floor and will demonstrate tips on wellness behind the wheel. Raved, a new app for raving about a city’s best spots including fitness centers and wellness brands, will be present to show how best to find on-the-go recommendations from friends.

Interact with many more brands throughout the space, who will be sharing samples, and selling top services. From the latest in fitness wear from stores like Fleet Feet Sports to a beauty station by Blowtique, everyone will leave the Market with tools to fortify new healthy practices. Santé will also be presenting you with the best in local, healthy cuisine, such as bites from Factor 75, along with expert advice you need to transition into and maintain a healthier lifestyle.

Just a few of the elite businesses and brands you can expect to see and sample at Santé:

Chevrolet                               Popchips

The Trainer’s Gym                KIND Healthy Snacks

Raved                                     KLUTCHclub

Fleet Feet Sports                   Winestyr

Factor 75                                Zevia

Flywheel Sports                     Jaali Bean

SheaNetics®                          Experience Chiropractic

Healthy Initiative                  Chiro One

Element Wellness                 Enerspace Coworking

Blowtique                               Ring Cozy

Golden Girl Chicago               Kate Somerville

Swirlgear                                Jessica Kramer Beauty


Curated by certified nutritionist and personal trainer Ashley Pettit of Ashley Pettit Living with support from LX MGMT, Pettit envisions Santé as a marketplace that brings her competitive industry together to celebrate offerings and best practices of health in Chicago under one roof.

“Santé is meant for anyone and everyone who wants to be healthier, happier, and have professional support behind them,” Pettit says. “I saw a demand for accessible, straightforward health advice in a community-like atmosphere.”

For more information, please visit and follow @Sante_Chicago with a hashtag of #SanteSays. Email with any questions or if you are a company inquiring about being involved in the Market.

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