Health & Wellness

New Yoga Classes Starting this January at the Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body

12/27/2018

Yoga isn't just for exercise. Many studies have shown the positive effects of yoga on a person's physical and mental health. Yoga has also been proven to have a significant impact on preventing illness and managing the treatment of cancer, heart disease, diabetes and other health issues. Taking wellness classes has proven to help reduce depression, loneliness and mental health issues, while improving overall health.The Steinberg Wellness Center at Emerson Hospital is hosting a wide variety of yoga classes this winter to help everyone discover the benefits of yoga for optimal health and wellness. 

Tai Chi and Qigong Class Starting this January at the Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body

12/27/2018

If you or a loved one is looking for a great workout that will improve both mental and physical health, the Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body at Emerson Hospital is offering a Qigong/Tai Chi Combination class this January. Studies have shown that qigong and tai chi help to improve mental health as well as lower blood pressure and reduce the risk of falling. 

Essentrics Classes Starting this Winter for a Full-Body Workout at the Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body

12/27/2018

Essentrics classes are available starting in January at the Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body at Emerson Hospital. Essentrics is a full-body workout that rapidly changes the shape of your body through a dynamic combination of strengthening and stretching. The classes are scientifically designed to rebalance the entire muscular skeleton, strengthen and stretch all of our muscles, aid in weight loss, keep joints healthy and increase range of motion while protecting against injury. 
 

Strength, Balance and Conditioning for Seniors Class Starting this January at the Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body

12/27/2018

If you or a loved one is looking for a class that will improve both mental and physical health, the Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body at Emerson Hospital is offering a Strength, Balance and Conditioning for Seniors class this January. 

 

Dementia Through the Stages – More than Just Alzheimer’s Disease - January 16

12/21/2018

Join Emerson Hospital’s Care Management team for a free educational program about dementia for families and caregivers on Wednesday, January 16 from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. at Emerson Hospital, Cheney Conference Room, 133 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner, Concord, MA. 

Yoga For Healthy Aging in the New Year at Emerson's Wellness Center

12/21/2018

Have you ever wished you could slow down the aging process? Come learn yoga tools and techniques for a lifetime of healthy living. A brand new evening yoga class, called "Yoga for Healthy Aging" at Emerson Hospital's Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body offers instruction on ways to foster physical, mental and emotional vitality and well-being.
 

Steinberg Wellness Center offers classes for chronic conditions

12/11/2018

People with certain chronic conditions can find several classes catering to their specific needs. Whether you seek relief from pain, want to build strength and flexibility, or are working to regain your health, the Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body has a class for you.

Vaping Use Doubles, While Sleep Decreases Among High School Students Based on Emerson Hospital’s Youth Risk Behavior Survey

11/9/2018

Vaping among youth in area public schools has doubled since 2016, according to the results of the 2018 Emerson Hospital Youth Risk Behavior Survey, the largest public school student behavior survey in Massachusetts. In the 2016 survey, 10% of students reported they had vaped. In 2018, that number doubled to 20% of students. The most common substances that youth in grades 6 through 12 report vaping are flavored nicotine and marijuana – both highly addictive substances. 

 

Better Breathers Lecture on Lung Disease – November 15

10/25/2018

Millions of people have lung disease, which can make it difficult to breathe. To help with treatment, the Better Breathers Club at Emerson Hospital, a support and information group for people with lung disease and their family and friends, is continuing its 2018-2019 lecture series. The next session will take place on Thursday, November 15th from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.  

Emerson Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation Program Offers Heart Disease Prevention Class this Fall

9/17/2018

Emerson Hospital’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Program will offer a 12-week prevention course for exercise and weight loss, beginning on Wednesday, October 17. The program is designed for people at risk for heart disease or type II diabetes.  

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