Shape Up Arizona wellness expo takes place April 10 at Mesa Community College

Shape Up Arizona, the free Wellness Expo, announces that the ultimate Shape Up celebrities, Sione & Filipe Fa from the Biggest Losers will make an appearance along with SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora the Explorer, 101.5, KidStar Radio, Arizona Mascots and Eric James, the Shape Up US Hip-Hop Artist. The event, takes place on April 10, 2010 at Mesa Community College in Mesa, AZ from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, and will feature over 60 exhibitors and 50 sponsors.

This free, one-day wellness event for school-age children, teens and their families provides education and entertainment that encourages mind, body and emotional wellbeing. The event kick-off is a one and two-mile family-fitness, fun walk that begins at 9:45 am with SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora the Explorer leading the pre-exercise warm-up and stretch. Biggest Losers stars Sione and Filipe Fa will lead the walk.

Live entertainment on two stages will include Boot Camp with Sione and Filipe Fa (11 am), Mascot Olympics (noon), Hip Hop Star Eric James (throughout the day), Dewper (11:30 am), Craig Davis the Magician and Juggler (1:30 pm), STOMP, hip hop dancers, Dixon Golf putting contest and many more. Also at the event:  Disney inflatables, a rock climbing wall, free give-a-ways, health demonstrations, cooking demos, fabulous fitness games and more. For more information, visit

Shape Up US, Inc., a non-profit organization founded by Jyl Steinback, is dedicated to creating a circle of wellness that engages teachers, students, parents and their community with educational tools to make informed decisions for a lifetime of optimal health.