Benita Perkins

Wellness Coordinator, Benniegirl Healthy Lifestyle Branding Events, Inc.

Benita Perkins – is a widely acclaimed health and wellness branding expert focusing on the fitness needs of women and the demands they must overcome to step into a lifetime of healthy living through fun, interactive lifestyle events. Her company, Bennie Girl Health & Wellness Branding Events, works with businesses and organizations to associate their brands and products with a healthy lifestyle, by identifying opportune events to participate in and activities that will best define and communicate the organization’s mission while improving lives. Healthy Heritage Lifestyle Sisters’ Day of Wellness, her company’s signature event, is charged with providing healthy lifestyle information to women of color to reduce health disparities in the United States. She has presented healthy lifestyle topics at numerous events for American Heart Association, National Urban League, Black Enterprise Communications, National Medical Association and others, and has been featured in and written for major national media outlets including Essence Magazine, Heart Soul Magazine, Ebony and Upscale Magazines. Lastly Benita produced the upbeat, gospel exercise DVD “Taking It To A Higher Ground”, available at Healthy Heritage where you can also follow her “Benniegirl Divas” blog for healthy lifestyle tips. Her mantra is, “be inspired by the message and motivated by the music”!

Benita is certified by the Aerobics Fitness Association of America (AAFA) and the National Association of Sports Medicine (NASM). She is a graduate of Wellesley College and the Stern School of Business at NYU.