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Campus Safety - Self Defense Workshop

Krav Maga expert and instructor, Sarah Fox, will help you learn to know what to do before it’s too late.  Whether going away to college or just going to the mall, these techniques can make all the difference if ever in a compromising situation. You will learn and train on: the importance of awareness, physical self-defense techniques, how to defend against hair pulls, chokes, wrist grabs etc., and how to fight back striking. Wear comfortable clothing and tennis shoes. Must be 14 yrs or older. Those 17 and younger must be with a guardian/parent at time of check in. To register either call at 440-816-4202 or stop by the LW service desk. For details or questions please email
Saturday, 7/27 10-11AM or Monday, 7/29 7-8PM
$15/person - For All Ages 14 and Older

Healthy Back to the Mat

Back to the Mat is a one hour pilates based mat class designed to strengthen the back, abs and core muscles of the torso. Having a stronger back can decrease back pain, improve flexibility and balance. A strong back will improve your everyday life. You will have more flexibility and range of motion to do the things you need to do, and love to do, pain-free.
6-Week Sessions
Wednesdays, July 31
5:15 – 6:15PM
Members: $27, Non-members: $70

Tai Chi and QiGong

Tai Chi and QiGong are ancient Chinese exercises that use the breath, mind, and gentle movements to create a meditation in motion which enhances overall physical health. These practices have been scientifically proven to: improve cardiovascular fitness, lower blood pressure, relieve chronic osteoarthritis & joint pain, increase energy (Chi), improve one’s ability to manage stress, and enhance one’s overall sense of wellbeing.
You will learn the Yang 24 Form of Tai Chi and the Eight Pieces of Brocade QiGong form from Mr. Robin Barto, a Master Martial Arts instructor with over 45 years of experience.
6-Week Sessions
Tuesdays, July 30 thru September 3
Members: $27, Non-members: $70
Contact our Program Specialist for details.

Free Talk: Introduction to Balanced Habits Nutrition

Wednesday, August 7 at 5:30PM or Tuesday, August 13 at 7PM
Balance Habits: REAL Results using REAL Food for your REAL Lifestyle.This 28-day program is personalized and tailored to you by offering nutritional support, exercise recommendations, and the accountability to keep you on track. By reactivating the metabolism, many of the clients lose 12-24 pounds/5-15% of their body weight during the program. You will LEARN how to adapt this lifestyle so that EVEN AFTER the KICK START is complete, you can stay successful. CLICK HERE for details or contact Becky at 440-816-4207 or Sign ups begin 8/1/19. Program begins 9/13/19.

Besides weight loss, here are just a few things our Kickstart participants are now experiencing: better sleep, decrease in glucose numbers, decrease in blood pressure, happiness, feeling in control, confidence, better digestion, no more headaches, and knowledge!

95% of participants completed the program, here are the stats:

  • Average weight lost per person: 10 lbs

  • Maximum weight lost by participant: 19 lbs

  • Total weight lost for all participants: 520.4 lbs

  • Average inches lost per person: 6 in.

  • Maximum inches lost by participant: 15 in.

  • Total inches lost for all participants: 322 in.

Yoga in the Park Event

Saturday, August 10 at 8:30am
Join us for an amazing Yoga class with Kim S. at Wallace Lake. This event is a fundraiser for our new Rock Steady Parkinson program coming this Fall.
$20 per person
Includes, class, refreshments & an entry to win a 6-month membership to LifeWorks.
Must be 18 years of age or older. Rain date 8/11/19. No refunds will be given for this event.
Click Here for details.
To Sign Up: Call 440-816-4202 or stop by the Service Desk.

Pilates Reformer Intro ClassStacy and Jamie

Improve Balance, Strength, Posture and Flexibility by exercising on the Pilates Reformer. Introductory Pilates Reformer Classes are held for the beginner to learn more about reformer training.
For More Reformer Information
Monday, 7/29, 5:30-6:30PM
Membesr: $5, Nonmembers: $12
Sign up at the LifeWorks Service Desk or email Jamie Anderson for more information.

Free Talk: The Secret Keys to Weight Loss

Saturday, September 14 at 10AM
Weight loss can be a challenging goal to meet without the right commitment, knowledge and will to succeed.  With so much information available to us, it’s hard to determine what works and what is just hype.  This motivating seminar will review information about permanent weight loss and how it is possible to achieve. Learn about boosting metabolism, fueling your body, exercising smart, and burning fat.  There really is no secret to lasting change, it’s just understanding how to make it happen.  Join Fitness Coordinator, Becky Bercier, to learn the necessary habits you must have in place to meet your goals. FREE for everyone. No sign up required. For details, contact Becky at 440-816-4207 or

Weight Loss with Hypnosis

Our clinical hypnotherapist, Don Mannarino, MA, will guide participants in putting an end to compulsive, impulsive and emotional overeating.  With Don’s skillful guidance and the power of positive suggestion, participants will regain self-control and self-discipline, begin choosing foods that are healthful rather than harmful, and end the emotional and psychological craving for sugars, sweets and salty foods. CD available at session for $10 cash only.
7:00-8:00PM, Tuesday, September 17
Members: $75, Non-members: $75
Contact our Program Specialist for details.

Krav Maga Self Defense

Learn the basics of Self Defense Training: Krav Maga’s ghting stance, Movement, Various Punches, Kicks from a Standing Position, Kicks from the Ground. Learn how to defend yourself against Bearhugs, Wrist Grabs, Hair Pulls, Punches, Chokes, and Headlocks. Instructed by Sarah Fox, Krav Maga Black Belt and CPT. Beginners and Experienced Welcome. Must be 18 years or older.
Sign up at the LifeWorks Service Desk.
October 2019
Contact our Program Specialist for details.

Meditation 101

In this 4 week class, learn how to relax the body and mind through meditation. Discover ways to tap into the wisdom of your higher self. We will use meditation to clear the energy channels in the body, meet your spirit guide, find the best mantra for you, and much more. Start here to learn how to meditate and to learn how to easily incorporate meditation into your busy schedule.
4-Week Session, Fall 2019
Mondays, 4:30-5:30pm
Members:  $40    Nonmembers: $50
Contact our Program Specialist for details

RX for Health - Physician Referred Exercise Program

This 60 day exercise program is designed to help manage chronic diseases such as obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes & cholesterol. Participants will receive one-on-one appointments with a fitness coach, an individualized exercise program and nutritional guidance. All participants have full access to the LifeWorks facility and to over 100 complimentary group exercise classes.
Contact our Fitness Coordinator for details.

Pre-Op Hip Knee Program

This exercise program is physician-referred for patients scheduled to have hip or knee replacement surgery. The program offers 4 or 8 week session options.
Contact our Fitness Coordinator for details.

Fitness is Power, an exercise program for breast cancer survivors

Fitness is Power is a funded program to provide breast cancer survivors with a 6-month fitness plan including one on one fitness coaching, support and even an oncology massage. Candidates for this program must have received services at Southwest General. Donations are accepted any time.
For details and qualifications please contact Robyn at 440-816-5395 or