Washington, D.C. – Make your resolution to be healthier this year and join Debi Shanks, physical fitness coordinator, at the 2016 NBC4 Health and Fitness Expo.

The annual expo will be held on Saturday, Jan. 9 and Sunday, Jan. 10 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center (801 Mount Vernon Place Northwest, Washington, DC, 20001), beginning at 9 a.m. Shanks will lead the older adult fitness demo on Sunday, Jan. 10 at 2:30 p.m. on the main stage. The demo will feature seated and standing exercises with several local seniors supporting Shanks.

“I’m so excited for this opportunity to showcase our seniors and represent Charles County,” Shanks said.

All ages are encouraged to attend. During this free event, participants can enjoy fitness classes, health screenings, and numerous vendors. New this year is the Yoga Weekend stage, opening at 9 a.m. First 50 participants will receive a free yoga mat. Also new is the Healthy Book Festival, featuring book signings by favorite authors.

For more information on the NBC4 Health and Fitness Expo, visit www.nbcwashington.com, or call Debi Shanks at 301-609-5711.