Community Events

Neuro-Friendly Fitness — Free Online Class

Wednesday, June 1, 1:15-2:15 p.m.

This free online trial class kicks off our new Neuro-Friendly Fitness online class starting on June 8. Designed for the individual who may struggle to participate in traditional group exercise programs, this class will be chair-based, so even if you're concerned about your balance, need help walking around, or simply feel better exercising seated or standing at a surface for support, there is a place for you.

Ideal for the individual living with neurological conditions like Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, neuropathy, stroke or brain injury, this class helps you find ways to move your body in ways that feel good, promote brain health and healing, and improve your overall fitness.

To join instructor Dr. Katie Wadland, PT, DPT CGS, for a free online trial session on June 1, visit or call 978–287–3777.

Aston Kinetics Fitness for Living — Free Lecture

Tuesday, June 7, 9:45-10:45 a.m.

Aston Kinetics is for anyone who wants to feel better in their body and achieve overall fitness and sustained comfort. A unique fitness form, Aston Kinetics exercises are designed to release held tension, improve postural alignment, and promote even muscle tone throughout your body for improved balance, decreased strain, and reduced risk of injury. Come hear instructor Shirley Lynch, MS, OT, OTR, LMT, explain how this specialized system of exercise can be applied to walking and everyday activities as well as overcoming the pain and discomfort from injuries.

This free lecture will be held in person at the Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body at 310 Baker Avenue in Concord and will also be streamed online. Preregistration is required. To reserve your spot, click on your preferred attendance method below or call 978–287–3777.

Click here to view a list of events being put on by the Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital.