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Free Talk: Financial Planning for Your Aging Parents and You

Tuesday, 5/28 at 11:30am & 7:00pm
Enjoy a panel discussion on simple steps you can take today to make sure you don’t leave your children in the same position you find yourself with your parents. We'll also review helpful information that you can use today in helping with your Mom & Dad.  FREE for everyone. No sign up required. Contact our Program Specialist for details.

Train Your Way to a 5K

Join Olivia DiBiasio, Exercise Specialist and Personal Trainer, Saturday mornings for a beginner level training to prepare for your first 5K. This training will follow a simple plan to help you progress from walking to jogging/running.
6-Week Sessions
Saturdays, June 1 - July 13 (no class July 6)
9:00-10:00AM
Members: $27, Non-members: $70

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, May 29 - July 10 (no class July 3)
5:15 – 6:15PM
Members: $27, Non-members: $70

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
Thursday, May 30
5:30-6:30PM

Membesr: $5, Nonmembers: $12
Sign up at the LifeWorks Service Desk or email Jamie Anderson for more information.

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, begins June 11 (no class July 2)
11:30AM-12:30PM
Members: $27, Non-members: $70
Contact our Program Specialist for details.

Free Talk: The Secret Keys to Weight Loss

Saturday, June 8 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 rbercier@swgeneral.com.

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.
8-Week Sessions
Mondays, TBD, 7-8PM

Saturdays, TBD, 11AM - 12PM
Members: $36, Nonmembers: $95
Contact our Program Specialist for details.

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, July 16
Members: $75, Non-members: $75
Contact our Program Specialist for details.

Balanced Habits - SOLD OUT

The schedule Free Balance Habits Informational Talks this month have been canceled. This is due to an overwhelming response and the program is SOLD OUT.
Next session begins September 13.
Sign Ups begin August 1. Free Informational Talk: Wednesday, August 7 at 5:30PM

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. For details,contact Fitness Coordinator at 440-816-4207 or rbercier@swgeneral.com.

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, TBD
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 rharker@swgeneral.com.