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Independence supports Be Well Philly Fest for eighth consecutive year

Virtual fitness festival focuses on women’s well-being

For the eighth consecutive year, Independence Blue Cross (Independence) is serving as the presenting sponsor of the annual Be Well Philly Fest. Be Well Philly Fest is a one-week virtual fitness and wellness event touted as “one week for you to be your best self.”

Be Well Philly Fest is free to attend and takes place from Sunday, June 6 through Saturday, June 12. Sessions are offered live every morning, noon and evening, or they can be viewed later in the video library.

The wide range of sessions are based on three principals – Be Energized, Be Empowered, and Be Radiant – and include topics like:

  • Evoke Your Inner Artist
  • Plant-Based Cooking
  • Bodyweight Circuit
  • Healing From the Inside Out

To register, visit:

2021 Health Hero Challenge

Independence’s support of Be Well Philly also includes the Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge, which recognizes people who are helping others in the greater Philadelphia area live healthier and better lives. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the launch of the Health Hero Challenge. The winner receives a $15,000 donation to the charity of his/her choice, and two runners-up receive a $2,500 donation to charity.

Anyone can submit a nomination for themselves or for someone else. Nominations must be submitted by July 1, 2021. To nominate a Health Hero, visit