Wellness Center


At Fairview Hospital Wellness Center, we strive to deliver affordable exercise classes and educational programs designed for all ages.

The staff is dedicated to helping you achieve your goal of a healthy lifestyle; therefore we hope you take advantage of our wide-array of exercises classes and educational program.

Also in the Wellness Center building, you'll find Childbirth Education ClassesCardiac & Pulmonary as well as Sports Rehabilitation.

If you need additional information, please call 440.356.0670, option 5.

Calendar of Events

Wellness Center Newsletter


Fairview Hospital Wellness Center
3035 Wooster Road
Rocky River, OH
440.356.0670, option 5

Events Calendar & Registrations

Classes & Programs

Childbirth and Parenting Education
Cooking Classes - Mondays | 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Please note: The following cooking classes are demonstration only, unless otherwise indicated.

Date & Time: Classes are held on Mondays from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Cost: $15, plus a food fee payable to the instructor. See the printable guide for fees.
You will receive a copy of the recipes and have samples to taste in class, so come hungry and bring a container to take home leftovers!
Call 440.356.0670 to register.

Topic: Make Your Own Mixes
Date: September 29
Food Fee: $8
Description: Are you tired of paying high prices for prepackaged mixes? Did you know that you can many of these mixes at home yourself? In class you’ll learn how to make cocoa mix, bis-cuit mix, cake mixes, salad dressings and much more. We’ll even make marshmallows!

Topic: Cooking with Tortillas
Date: October 6
Food Fee: $8
Description: If the only time you eat a tortilla is at a Mexican restaurant be prepared to be pleasantly surprised. The flour and corn tortillas in the dairy counter at your grocery store can be used for everything from appetizers to breakfast, sandwich-es to desserts. You’ll learn how to make Mexican and non-Mexican dishes including a baked egg roll! Tortillas are easy to use and can make cooking easier.

Topic: Sushi for All
Date: October 13
Food Fee: $10
Description: Sushi is fun to eat and is not hard to make, with a little practice. You’ll get a hands-on chance to roll your own using typical and untypical ingredients. From the California Roll to Sweet and Sour Sushi (made with chicken!). Note: No raw fish served in this class.

Topic: Trick or Treat
Date: October 20
Food Fee: $8
Description: Halloween is one of the most popular holidays in America today. If you are planning a party, don’t miss this class. You’ll learn how to make ghoulish goodies and boo-tiful decorations. For children and adults alike this class will give you plenty of ideas to make your Halloween party a howling success.

Topic: Taste of Asia
Date: October 27
Food Fee: $8
Description: You’ll get an introduction to Asian cooking from appetizers to desserts and everything in between. Besides cooking techniques there will be a discussion of various Asian in-gredients and where to find them.

Topic: My Mother’s Polish Kitchen
Date: November 3
Food Fee: $9
Description: You don’t have to be Polish to love Polish food! You will get recipes and cooking tips from the instructor’s Polish mother. You’ll get recipes for all the traditional favorites from Kielbasa to Pierogies as well as recipes for soups, salads, main dishes and desserts.

Topic: Your First Thanksgiving
Date: November 10
Food Fee: $9
Description: If making Thanksgiving dinner makes you nervous this could be the class for you. From making a timeline and cooking the perfect turkey to mouth-watering side dishes and desserts you will be taught how to make a dinner that would make a pilgrim proud.

Topic: Appetizers, Quick and Easy
Date: November 17
Food Fee: $9
Description: This class will give you recipes and ideas for simple, tasty appetizers. Many can be done ahead and frozen until you need them. Recipes include Brie Truffles, Artichoke Dip, Empanadas and many more. So if you have more friends and family than you have time, come and learn how to make your next party fun for you, too.

Topic: Gifts from the Kitchen
Date: December 8
Materials Fee: $9
Description: Homemade gifts are always appreciated. They are also more personal than store bought gifts. In class you’ll get lots and lots of ideas on easy homemade gifts from food. You will also work on a hands-on project, samples to taste in class, and have lots of recipes to take home.

Topic: Sauces for All Occasions
Date: December 15
Food Fee: $8
Description: From pasta to meat and vegetable dishes this class will give you plenty of recipes for spicing up your food with sauces. From basics to the exotic you will get a chance to taste several easy to make sauces that are sure to please. If you are looking for ways to make dinner more interesting you might want to check out this class.

Cooking Classes - Thursdays | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m

Day & Time: Thursdays | 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Cost: $15 per class + food fee (food fee is payable to the instructor at the start of your class)

The classes are demonstration only, unless otherwise indicated. You will receive lots of recipes and sample many dishes, so come hungry and bring a container for leftovers to take home!

Topic: Cooking for 1 or 2
Date: October 9
Food Fee: $8
Description: If you are one of the millions of Americans who live in one or two person households you know the dilemma of cooking for a small family. Recipes are often written for 4-6 servings, or more. This class will help you to scale down recipes, will provide plenty of recipes geared for 1-2 servings and will give you help in freezing some for later.

Topic: One Pot Meals
Date: October 23
Food Fee: $9
Description: You can create tasty meals for your family without creating chaos in your kitchen. This class is all about making meals that cook in one dish for easy preparation and easy clean up. From casseroles to soups you’ll get to sample a wide array of dishes.

Topic: Go Green! Cooking with Leafy Greens
Date: November 6
Food Fee: $8
Description: We know we should eat them but many of us just aren’t sure what to do with leafy green vegetables. This class will give plenty of tasty recipes using all sorts of greens. From delicate salad greens to the hearty winter greens you will learn how to prepare them all. Collards, beet greens, kale, broccoli rabe, spinach, chard, dandelion greens and many more.

Topic: Hors d’oeuvres
Date: December 11
Food Fee: $9
Description: Good appetizers can set the mood for the whole evening. They can be fast and easy or quite complex. In this class they will be generally easy to make. Recipes include Crab Mousse, Brie with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Pesto, Reuben Dip and more. You’ll also get party planning tips and plenty of samples to taste in class. There will also be recipes to take home.

CPR Classes

CPR: Heartsaver AED Course*
Date & Time:
Pick one Saturday below
Sept. 6, Oct. 4, Nov. 1, or Dec. 6 | 8:30 a.m.– Noon
Cost: $40 (includes manual)
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register for this course.
Description: Heartsaver CPR AED teaches adult CPR and AED use, as well as how to relieve choking on an adult. This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory or other requirements. This class is not intended for healthcare providers.

CPR for Infant and Child
Dates & Time:
Weeknights 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. | Saturdays 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $30 per person
Registration: For dates and to register, call 440.356.0347.
Description: The CPR for Family and Friends course targets parents, grandparents, family members and other caregivers who want to learn rescue skills for infants and children, since you are the first person to react in a child’s emergency.

*The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ACLS and PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association; any fees charged for such a course do not represent an income to the Association.

Educational and Instructional Programs

Lifestyle U
Dates & Time: Thursdays, Sept. 11 – Dec. 11 | 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Cost: $360 per person (interest-free payment plan available)
Description: A 12-week weight and lifestyle management program that provides the tools you need in nutrition, cooking, fitness and stress management to feel better both mentally and physically. Pre-registration required. Please call 1.877.331.9355 or email lifestylemed@ccf.org to register for this course.

Acute Ischemic Stroke - Learn the Risks and Warning Signs
Date & Time:
Wednesday, Sept. 24 | 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Cost: Free
Description: Come to this important health talk with Cleveland Clinic neurologist, Peter Bambakidis, MD. Learn about the symptoms and early warning signs of a stroke and the importance of keeping your blood pressure under control. Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register.

Advance Directive and Living Will Workshop
Date & Time: Monday, Nov. 3 | 11 a.m. – Noon
Cost: FREE
Description:Be in control of your healthcare! Come to this workshop to learn about and complete an advance directive and living will (legal documents that allow you to convey your wishes when you are too ill or injured to speak for yourself). Margot M. Eves, JD, MA, Cleveland Clinic Regional Bioethicist, has been educating the public on these important documents for 14 years. FREE. Registration required. Please call 440.356.0670, option 5 to register.

Mindful Meditation 101
Dates & Time:
Wednesday, Oct. 1 and 8 | 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Cost: $65 (includes workbook)
Description: Learn the basics of mindful meditation practice in this two-session class. Being in the here and now and aware of what's inside and outside is what mindfulness is all about. Once we steady our mind, our awareness can produce calm and relaxation. Call 440.356.0670 (option 5) to register by phone.

Now What was I Saying? Understanding and Enhancing Memory
Date & Time:
Tuesday, Oct. 14 | 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Description: This interactive workshop, presented by Steffani Baker of the Alzheimer’s Association, will explain the basics of how the brain works, the primary principles of memory, some techniques to improve memory, and things you can do for improving overall brain health. Call 440.356.0670 (option 5) to register by phone.

For Teens Only: Quick Fix Stress Relief
Date & Time: Thursday, Oct. 16 | 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Cost: $40 (includes mini-workbook)
Description: Learn on the spot tips to go from tense and strained to relaxed and focused. You can also create space in the day to stop, drop down from tension and feel more calm. Call 440.356.0670 (option 5) to register by phone.

The Heart-Healthy Diet
Date & Time:
Tuesday, Oct. 21 | 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Cost: Free
Description: Join us to learn about current nutrition recommendations regarding cardiac disease. This class is for both those who suffer from heart disease and those interested in preventing future problems. Call 440.356.0670 (option 5) to register by phone.

How Are You Feeling?
Date & Time: Monday, Nov. 17 | 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $35
Description: Meditating can help with difficult emotions. Learn simple practices that open up space for you to see what’s going in your mind and emotions. You can learn to fight with them less and make friends with them more. Register online at fairviewhospital.org/wellnesscenter or call 440.356.0670, option 5.

Stressing Out? S. T. O. P.
Date & Time: Monday, Dec. 8 | 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Cost: $35
Description: Thanks to computers, smart phones and other techie stuff our senses are extremely busy. The more we strain to pay attention the more our minds stress-out. Learn tips to go from tense and strained to relaxed and calm. Get grounded in your body and breathing to stabilize and settle. Register online at fairviewhospital.org/wellnesscenter or call 440.356.0670, option 5.

Get Waisted
Date & Time: Mondays at 7 p.m. | Saturdays at 9 a.m.
Cost: $125
Description:Are you looking for a way to lose weight and gain health? Get Waisted was founded by an internal medicine physician, Mary Wendt, MD, and a chef / cookbook author, Tess Challis. As such, the Get Waisted food plan is unlike any other—recipes are as delicious as they are nutritious. If you think that other weight loss programs are successful, wait until you see what happens when you combine the best in behavioral science with sound nutritional research, delicious food, and holistic support. Registration required. Contact Sharon Mack at sharonmackgetwaisted@gmail.com or 440.623.9000.

The Total Experience
Date & Time: Every other Wednesday | 1 to 2:30 p.m. or 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Cost: Free
Description: This pre-surgical class is for patients having a total hip or total knee replacement. Presented by the staff in the Rehabilitation Department, attendees will learn what to expect during the surgery, hospital stay and recovery. Registration required. Please call 216.476.9005.

Exercise Classes

Ab Attack!
Days & Time:
Mondays & Wednesdays (ongoing) | 6:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Cost: $35 for 10-class card
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register for this class.
Description: Strengthening the muscles of your abdomen is key to overall core strength, stability and performance in your daily life. Come to this 30-minute class to develop a stronger, firmer core with abdominal, oblique, and lower back exercises.

Fitpaths (For 50 years and up)
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays (Saturday classes start Sept. 13)
Time: 9 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.
Cost: $35 for 10-class card
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register for this class
Description: This multilevel class is for adults 50 and older who want to reap the benefits of aerobic and strength training. Dress in comfortable, loose clothing, and leave class feeling energetic.

Fitpaths Too (Geared for Seniors)
Tuesdays & Thursdays (ongoing class)
Time: 10 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.
Cost: $35 for 10-class card
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register for this class
Description: This multilevel exercise class is for the active senior who wants to reap the benefits of regular physical activity. Work at your own pace, enjoy the music and feel refreshed.

Fit for All (ages 18+)
Days & Time: Mondays & Wednesdays | 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Day & Time: Fridays (Friday classes start Sept. 12) | 5:15 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Cost: $35 for 10-class card
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register for this class
Description: A full body workout to include warm up, low impact aerobics, strength training and stretching. Suitable for all ages. Work at your own pace and leave feeling refreshed. Please bring a mat or towel and a water bottle.

Day & Time:
Tuesdays | 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Day & Time: Thursdays | 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $35 for 10-class card
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register for this class
Description: Are you ready to party yourself into shape? Forget the workout, just lose yourself in the music and find yourself in shape at the original dance-fitness party. Zumba® classes feature exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats. Before you know it, you will be getting fit and your energy levels will be soaring!.

Days & Times:

Monday through Thursday | 8 a.m.
Monday through Friday | 5:30 p.m. (Friday night is ½ hr. Express)
Monday, Wednesday and Friday | 9:30 a.m. (childcare available)
Saturday and Sunday | 10 a.m.
Registration: Call 440.356.0337 or email at kkjazrcize@yahoo.com with questions or to preregister.
Cost: New customer registration - unlimited classes thru Jan. 2015 for $149!
Burn up to 600 calories in one fun and powerfully effective total body workout. Choreographed to today’s hottest music, Jazzercise is a fusion of jazz dance, resistance training, Pilates, yoga, and kickboxing. Start dancing yourself fit and change the shape of your body today!

Body Sculpting™
Days & Time:
Mondays & Wednesdays | 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $55 per eight-class term or $130 for three terms (save $35)
Sessions Run: Aug. 27 – Sept. 24 (no class Sept. 1); Sept. 29 – Oct. 27 (no class Oct. 13); Oct. 29 – Nov. 24; Nov. 26 – Jan. 5 (no class Dec. 22, 24, 29, 31)
Registration: Visit www.flexcity.com or call 440.729.FINE (3463) for class registration.
This results-oriented workout will sculpt and tone your muscles, improve your flexibility and core strength while revving up your metabolism. Bring a set of 5 lb. dumbbells and a mat to class.

Ballroom/Latin Dance Class
Day & Time:
Thursdays | 7:30 p.m. – 8:15 p.m
Cost: $55 per 8-week session
Session Runs: 8-week sessions (call for dates)
Registration: Call 440.263.3101 to register for this class
Have fun dancing and get your exercise! Learn slow dance steps to Fox-trot, Jitterbug/Swing steps, kicks and turns and Latin dances such as Cha-Cha, Salsa, Tango Salsa, Rumba and Mambo.

Kids Corner
Kids Corner

Safe Sitter® Babysitting Class - FULL 
Date: Saturday, Nov. 15
Time: 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Cost: $50 per student
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register for this class.
Description: Safe Sitter is a nationally recognized babysitting program for youth ages 11 to 14, taught by specially trained nurses. Learn childcare essentials with a focus on safety in a fun, interactive class.

Zumba® Kids
Cost: Cost: $50 for 10 sessions
Registration: Registration is required; each class limited to 12. No drop-ins please.
Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register for either Kids or Kids Jr.

Zumba Kids Jr. | Ages 4 – 6
Day & Time: Saturdays (ongoing) | 9 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Description: Zumba® Kids Jr. program is a dance ‘n’ play party for lil’ feet where pint-sized party animals get silly, dream big and begin their journey to a healthy future. This program is where 4 to 6 year olds just let loose and be themselves. Naturally curious about new sounds and experiences! Here they can socialize, move to age appropriate music and play games with other kids.

Zumba Kids | Ages 7 – 11

Day & Time: Saturdays (ongoing) | 10 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Description: The Zumba® Kids program is the ultimate dance-fitness party for young kids ages 7-11. They can play music loud and rock with friends. This program features age-appropriate music and moves that get kids movin’ to the beat. It’s all about feeling fearless on the dance floor, reinforcing the idea that it’s okay to just be yourself and dance like no one’s watching!

For Teens Only: Quick Fix Stress Relief

Date: Thursday, Oct. 16
Time:6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Cost:$40 per student (includes mini-workbook)
Description: Learn "on the spot" tips to go from tense and strained to relaxed and focused. You can also create space in the day to stop, drop down from tension and feel more calm.


Plant-Based Eating

Great Grains: Going Beyond Rice
Date & Time: Tuesday, August 19 | 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Cost: $15 with a $6 food fee payable to the instructor
Description: In this class, Jennifer Warden, a cancer survivor and chef certified in plant-based nutrition, will teach you how to prepare all the various grain options now available and examine their nutritive value. Recipes and samples included. Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register.

A Plant-Based Thanksgiving
Date & Time: Wednesday, Nov. 12 | 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Cost: $15, plus $8 food fee
Description: Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on your blessings while sharing a delicious meal with loved ones. Now that you've made the change to a plant-based diet, start a new tradition by preparing a meal that is healthy and delicious. Join us to learn about the many dishes to make this Thanksgiving. We’re confident your friends and family will not miss the turkey! Register online at fairviewhospital.org/wellnesscenter or call 440.356.0670, option 5.

Cleveland Vegan Plant-Based Classes

Two-Part Series: Stepping into Plant-Based Eating
Dates & Times: Wednesday, Oct. 15 and Oct. 22 | 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Cost:$30 for both classes, plus an $8 food fee for each class

Class 1: Prepare Your Kitchen for Plant-Based Eating
In this class, you will be given a sample shopping list to help you stock your kitchen with a variety of ingredients and equipment to ensure you have plenty of options for health snacking and cooking plant-based meals. You will learn which foods to "purge" from your fridge and what to replace them with, as well as the core ingredients that make up many common plant-based recipes. You will also learn how to create a variety of simple meals combining whatever grain, vegetable, and protein source you have on hand.

Class 2: The Plant-Based Diet - The Next Steps
You've decided you're on board with the idea of following a plant-based diet, but now you're hungry. In this class, we will dive deeper into how to prepare simple and delicious options for breakfast, lunch and dinner. We'll also discuss how to make sure you're prepared to eat when you're on-the-go or dining out.

Register online at fairviewhospital.org/wellnesscenter or call 440.356.0670, option 5.

Tours & Trips
All trips depart from the Wellness Center, 3035 Wooster Road, Rocky River.
Please call JKL Tours at 440.942.5350 for more information or to make your reservation.
Walking Key
  • Mild: Up to 2-blocks at a time, limited steps, mostly even surfaces, some standing, intermittent seating.
  • Moderate: Up to ¼ mile at a time, stairs, slight changes in surface level, standing or walking required for up to 1-hour. Those with limited mobility should bring a caregiver capable of and responsible for providing assistance throughout trip.
  • Extensive: Long periods of walking, up to 1-mile at a time, stairs, changes in surface level, standing for long periods. Recommended only for those in good physical condition.


Autumn in the Outer Banks
Monday - Saturday, September 29 – October 4, 2014 | 6 Day/ 5 Night | $TBD | Moderate/Extensive Walking


Historic Ethnic CLEVELAND – PART 4
Friday, October 10, 2014 | $69 | Moderate Walking
If you have taken 1, 2, or 3, you will really enjoy PART 4! This tour includes lunch and dinner.

Wine tasting tour of the Lake Erie Wine Trail
Friday, October 17, 2014 | $TBD | Mild Walking
Join us for an adventure visiting 5 wineries! This tour includes lunch.

Haunted Newark, Ohio
Friday, October 24, 2014 | $65 | Moderate Walking


NYC at Christmas & the Radio City Rockettes
Tueday - Friday, November 18-21, 2014 | $TBD | Moderate/Extensive Walking

A Very Merry POPS Christmas Concert
Sunday, November 30, 2014 | $79 | Mild Walking
Kick off your holiday celebration with this Annual Favorite.


Tueday, December 31, 2014 | $65 | Mild Walking
The Nautica Queen will host our salute to 2014 and Welcome Baby New Year, 2015!

Yoga and Qigong Classes
Yoga and Qigong Classes

Chair Yoga
Day & Time:
Mondays | 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Cost: $35 for a 10-class card
Registration: Call 440.356.0670,option 5, to register for this class
Description: Move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of postures designed to include flexibility, balance, and range of movement.

Family Yoga
Day & Time:
Thursdays | 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. (NEW TIME beginning in September - 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.)
Cost: $50 for a 10-class card
Registration:Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register.
Description: This class presents an opportunity to cultivate emotional and physical bonding within your family. Family yoga includes postures for the whole family, including age and intensity level appropriate variations to accommodate all of the students in the class and make sure that everyone has fun! Children agaes 5+. One parent per two children.

Therapeutic Yoga Class
Day & Time:
Wednesdays | 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $12 per class | 5-class pass: $55 | 10-class pass: $100
Registration: Call 1.877.331.9355 to register for this class
Description: If you find traditional yoga poses uncomfortable, this 60-minute chair yoga class is designed specifically for you. Come discover the powerful benefits that yoga can bring.

Yoga for You
Cost: $72 for every six classes (If more than one class is taken in a week, the other class is $6).

Level I
Dates: Mondays | Sept. 8 - Dec. 29
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Registration: Call Carole Lesko at 440.477.0270
Description: Beginners and experienced yoga practitioners are welcome. Level I yoga will be practiced slowly with attention to the alignment of the poses, viniyoga (step by step).

Level II
Dates: Wednesdays | Sept. 3 - Dec. 17 (No class Nov. 26)
Time: 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Registration: Call Carole Lesko at 440.477.0270
Description: Open to all students who want a more challenging class with more poses and longer meditations. We will utilize many forms of yoga to create and realize a sense of well-being.

Level III – Yoga as Therapy
Dates: Fridays | May 2 – Aug. 22
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Registration: Call Carole Lesko at 440.477.0270
Description: This class is open to everyone. A gentle but strengthening class with breathing techniques, meditation, asanas (poses) along with stretching and warm-ups. This class will empower you with techniques to help you relieve stress. Chairs may be used if desired.

Gentle Yoga & Qigong
Wednesdays | Sept. 10 - Dec. 17 (No class Sept. 3 or Nov. 26)
Time: 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $15 per class or $10 for two or more
Registration: Call Mary-Martha Corrigan at 216.661.6789 to register for this class.
Description: Make your years truly golden with this refreshing morning class, which includes breath practice, meditation, Hatha Yoga and Qigong. Experience well-being, clarity and self-awareness. Bring a mat and blanket.

Qigong for Everyone
Tuesdays | Sept. 9 - Dec. 16 (No class Sept. 2 or Nov. 25)
Time: 6 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.
Cost: $10 per class or $8 for two or more
Registration: Call Mary-Martha Corrigan at 216.661.6789 to register for this class.
Description: Qigong (“chee-gung”) uses slow graceful movement, coordinated with breathing to improve circulation and energy throughout the body, creating vitality with relaxation. This class includes breath practice, meditation and a changing weekly Qigong routine.

Qigong Plus
Tuesdays | Sept. 9 - Dec. 16 (No class Sept. 2 or Nov. 25)
Time: 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $15 per class or $10 for two or more
Registration: Call Mary-Martha Corrigan at 216.661.6789 to register for this class.
Description: Zhineng Practitioners extend Qigong class with an extra 45 minutes of revitalizing Zhineng Qigong and a discussion of Zen Philosophy. The Zhineng Qigong course is a prerequisite for Qigong Plus (see Zhineng Qigong listing for details).


Mushroom and Swiss Pork Roll-Ups

Did you know…

  • Mushrooms are a source of vitamin C and iron
  • Are a good source of several B vitamins, including riboflavin and niacin
  • Don’t rinse mushrooms under water to clean them, it will make them slimy. Simply swipe them with a slightly damp paper towel to remove excess dirt before adding them to your favorite recipe.

Cook Time: 35 minutes

Servings: 6

  • 1 T sage
  • ½ T pepper
  • ½ T garlic powder
  • 1.5 – 2 pounds of boneless pork loin chops, thin sliced (about ¼ inch), about 12 slices (each slice weighing about 2 ounces)
  • 6 slices of low-fat Swiss cheese, cut in half (12 half slices)
  • 1.5 cups of sliced baby portabella mushrooms, wiped clean
  1. Combine the first three ingredients in a bowl, stir together until mixed.
  2. Lay 1 pork chop on a clean surface, sprinkle with seasoning mix made from step 1. Place 1 slice of Swiss cheese on top of seasoning. Next, place 3- 4 slices of baby portabella mushrooms and roll pork chop up. Secure with tooth pick.
  3. Place in baking dish that has been coated with cooking spray.
  4. If you have remaining seasoning, you can sprinkle it over the top of the pork chops.
  5. Bake in a 350 degree oven for about 35 minutes, juices should run clear.
Nutrition Information for 2 Roll-ups
  • Calories: 167
  • Protein: 29g
  • Fat: 9g
  • Carbohydrates: 5 g
  • Sodium: 300 mg