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Upcoming Programs & Events

Meditation 101

In this 6 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.  If you have experience in meditation and enjoy the energy of group meditation, please join us and share your energy. For questions please contact Jamie at 440-816-4223 or Email.
6 Week Program - Tuesdays, 6:45-7:45PM
October 4 thru November 8
Members:  $27   Nonmembers $72

Yin Yoga

Yin yoga targets your deep connective tissues, like you fascia, ligaments, joints, and bones.  Poses can be held up to 5 minutes or longer. Because poses are held longer, the practice can be meditative, giving you space to turn inward and tune into both your mind and the physical sensations of your body.  Yin yoga helps you stretch and lengthen those rarely-used tissues while also teaching you how to breathe through discomfort and sit with your thoughts.  Participants can bring blocks, blankets, pillows or bolsters to help ease into poses. For questions please contact Jamie at 440-816-4223 or Email.

6 Week Program - Thursdays, 4:30-5:30PM
October 6 thru November 10
Members:  $27   Nonmembers $72

Prenatal Water Exercise

This is a fun and safe way to keep exercising or to begin your exercise program. Exercise has many benefits including improved circulation, enhance muscular balance and strength, and helps to have better posture to name a few. All participants are encouraged to exercise at their own pace and fitness level. Physician clearance required to participate. For questions please contact Becky at 440-816-4207 or Email.

6 Week Program - Saturdays 11:45-12:45pm
October 15 thru November 19
Members:  $27   Nonmembers $72

Wellness Programs

Percussive Therapy

Percussive therapy is a method of inducing blook flow in a rapid manner to soft tissue in muscles, tendons, and ligaments throughout the body. Benefits include decrease pain and soreness, improved flexability, increases in blood flow, oxygen and nutrient delivery to muscle tissues. For details, click here. To contact us, please call 440-816-4222 or Email.

Rock Steady Boxing for Parkinsons

LifeWorks is now a Rock Steady Boxing facility to provide those with Parkinson's this amazing program. This program is for most levels of progression in the disease. From the newly diagnosed to the advanced in wheelchair. Exercises and movement are specific and tailored for each fighter.
For details, click here. To contact us, please call 440-816-4223 or Email. Thank you to our sponsor Generations Senior Living Berea & Strongsville for your support.

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 Becky at 440-816-4207 or rbercier@swgeneral.com.

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 Supervisor 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 Supervisor for details.

Introduction to Reformer Class

Intro classes are designed to both educate you on the reformer and to use the reformer. Join a LifeWorks Pilates Instructor to experience this wonderful workout.
TBD
Membesr: $5, Nonmembers: $12
Sign up at the LifeWorks Service Desk or contact our Pilates Specialist or 440-816-4223 for more information.

Chair Yoga

This class is specifically designed and instructed for people who have had injuries, have chronic conditions, weight challenges, inflexibility or have difficulty with the physical requirements of floor exercise.
Your instructor will adapt regular yoga poses and modify them specifically for you. The chair replaces the yoga mat and becomes an extension of your body, allowing you to take full advantage of yoga’s amazing fitness and health potential. Focus on flexibility, concentrate on stretching your muscles, and allow your body and mind to experience a release of stress and tension through the focus on yoga breath. To learn more please contact Jamie at 440-816-4223 or Email.
6 Week Program either Monday or Thursday
Mondays, 11:45 am – 12:45 pm
TBD
Members:  $27   Nonmembers $72
Thursdays, 10:45 am – 11:45 am
TBD
Members:  $27   Nonmembers $72

Ballroom Dance

Medical studies show that ballroom and Latin dance, also known as partner dancing, delay the onset of many neurological diseases such as Alzheimer's and dementia. It's also true that dancing to music can transition a person into the positive emotional state which releases endorphins affecting one's overall mood. Learn the art of partner dance with Viva Dance Studio at LifeWorks of Southwest General. This session, your teacher will focus on the Foxtrot and Bachata. No experience necessary. For questions please contact Jamie at 440-816-4223 or Email.
6 Week Program - Fridays, 7:00-8:00PM
TBD
Members: $139/couple   Nonmembers $159/couple

Yoga Nidra

Join our yoga instructor, Laurie Kubalski, in a Yoga Nidra meditation appropriate for all skill levels. Yoga Nidra is derived from the tantras and is a powerful technique in which you learn to relax with awareness. Yoga Nidra is a conscious experience of dreamless sleep and rest but consciousness is functioning at a deeper level of awareness. It feels like you are half asleep, however the conscious mind is still working. Yoga Nidra is among the deepest possible states of relaxation while still maintaining full consciousness.. For questions, contact Jamie at 440-816-4223 or Email.
6 Week Program - Tuesdays, 6:45 - 7:45PM
TBD
Members:  $27   Nonmembers $72

Baby Boomer Bootcamp

Join LifeWorks group exercise instructor, Lisa Barno, in a well-rounded Bootcamp designed for the more mature body.  Through these multi joint exercises designed to target major muscle groups you’ll build strength and stability. For questions, contact Jamie at 440-816-4223 or Email.
6-Week Program - Sundays 8:30-9:30AM
TBD
Members:  $27   Nonmembers $72