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Upcoming Programs & Free Talks

Pilates Reformer

Intro Class: Saturday, September 23. 11:45am - 12:45pm
Improve Balance, Strength, Posture and Flexibility by exercising on the Pilates Reformer. Small group sessions are provided. Introductory Pilates Reformer Classes are held for the beginner to learn more about LifeWorks reformer training. Membesr: $5, Nonmembers: $12.
For the next scheduled Intro, please contact our group exercise department at 440-816-4223 or EMAIL.
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Meditation 101

6 Week Session - Tuesdays 6:45-7:45PM - October 3 thru November 14 (no class 10/31)
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. Members:  $27   Nonmembers $72

Ballroom Dance

6 Week Session - Saturday 1:00pm - 2:00pm - October 7 thru November 11
Learn the art of partner dance with Viva Dance Studio at LifeWorks of Southwest General. This session, your teacher will focus on Waltz and Rumba.  Achieve the skills and confidence you need to move across the dance floor with ease.  Waltz is a timeless dance and Rumba is its Latin counterpart that can be useful in many situations from weddings to cruises or even our on the town. Dancing to music can transition a person into the positive emotional state which releases endorphins affecting one's overall mood. No experience necessary! For questions please contact Jamie at 440-816-4223 or Email.
Members:  $130/couple  Nonmembers $159/couple

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 Session: Mondays 11:45 am – 12:45 pm
October 23 thru November 27
Members: $27, Nonmembers: $72
6 Week Session: Thursdays 10:45 am – 11:45 am
October 19 thru November 30 (no class November 23)
Members: $27, Nonmembers: $72

Wellness Programs

Free Talk - Emotional Health in Cancer Survivorship

Tuesday October 24 at 6PM- Held at the SW Old Oak Center, hosted by SW Community Nurses.
Registration required, Email or 440-816-4037. After cancer treatment has stopped, it is not uncommon for men and women to struggle with emotional & mental health issues like anxiety, distress or fear. Join Amanda Vitek, MSN, APRN-CNP and Bethany Vince, MSSA, LISW-S, CCM, from the UH Seidman Cancer Center to learn about coping strategies you can use to feel better.  The Gathering Place will share information about the free cancer support resources available to you and your loved ones. Learn about the wide variety of programs and services offered in-person and virtually. Staff will be on-site to answer any questions and will lead an interactive activity. Refreshments provided.

Free Health Videos

Enjoy helpful videos from our Senior Exercise specialist and Personal Trainer Brian Biggs. Brian provides insightful information to help you feel better and keep moving. Need more assistance. Contact our Fitness Coordinator, Katy, to answer more questions and to help get you started.  440-816-4222 or Email.

Exercising Smarter as You Age

Healthy Back for Seniors - What You Need to Know

Healthy Hips & Knees - Keep Moving

HydroLounge Massage

At LifeWorks, we also offer our members the Hydro Lounge. While nothing can replace the human touch, the HydroLounge is a great way to relax a few minutes or to compliment a Massage Therapy session. Click Here for Details.

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. Sponsored by Generations Living. For details, click here. To contact us, please call 440-816-4223 or Email.

Group Exercise Class

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

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.

Balanced Habits Nutrition Program - Get Ready to Change Your Life

28 Day Kickstart: Next Session Begins January 2024
REAL Results, using REAL Food, for your REAL Lifestyle. Balanced Habits is the leading food coaching program for people who want to live a happier, healthier and more confident life. A 28-day program personalized and tailored to you. You’ll work with your food coach for nutritional support, exercise recommendations, and the accountability to keep you on track. Virtual option is available. Click here to learn more about the program. Contact Becky at 440-816-4207 or Email.