Wellness Center

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Fairview Hospital Wellness Center, located at 3035 Wooster Road in Rocky River, offers group exercise programs for your entire family and educational classes that focus on your health and well-being. From trending health topics as well as innovative and traditional forms of exercise, we’ve got you covered! 

In addition, the gym and classrooms are available to rent. Please inquire with the main office for fees and availability. For more information, please call us at 440.356.0670, option 5.

The Wellness Center is also home to Childbirth Education ClassesCardiac & Pulmonary Rehabilitation as well as Rehabilitation & Sports Therapy.

Download our calendar of events!

Find out more about our classes including class descriptions, dates and times.

Wellness Center Newsletter

Location

Fairview Hospital Wellness Center
3035 Wooster Road
Rocky River, OH 44116
440.356.0670, option 5

Events Calendar & Registrations

Classes & Programs

Childbirth and Parenting Education

NEW! Mom & Baby Yoga
Wednesdays (ongoing) | 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
$50 for a 10-class card

Join us for a nurturing yoga practice filled with ways to enhance bonding and make babies happier and more comfortable in their bodies. Learn practices designed specifically to soothe and support baby's growing body, as well as yoga postures to increase your strength and flexibility and help relieve stress. 

  • Dads and caregivers are welcome to register, too 
  • Bring a small blanket and toy for your baby and a yoga mat for yourself
  • Infants 6 weeks to crawlers 

Register online at fairviewhospital.org/wellnesscenter (search calendar using Mom & Baby Yoga) or call 440.356.0670, option 5.

Cook with us! Mondays | 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

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. 
Description: For a full description of the cooking classes listed below, please see the calendar listing.

Please note: These classes are demonstration only (unless noted). You will receive a handout filled with recipes and lots of sample to taste in class. Classes are directed by Judi Strauss of The Charmed Kitchen. Make sure you come hungry and bring a container for leftovers!



Topic: Preserve It!
Date: August 3
Food Fee: $8


Topic: Totally Terrific Tomatoes
Date: August 10
Food Fee: $8


Topic: Low Fat Desserts
Date: August 17
Food Fee: $8


Topic: Awash In Squash
Date: August 24
Food Fee: $8


Topic: Cooking with Herbs
Date: September 28
Food Fee: $8


Topic: Cabbage Patch
Date: November 2
Food Fee: $8
Topic: Lunch in a Jar (hands-on)
Date: November 16
Food Fee: $9
Topic: Whole Grain Baking
Date: November 30
Food Fee: $9
Topic: Gifts from the Kitchen (hands-on)
Date: December 7
Food Fee: $9 
Topic: Appetizers, Fast and Easy
Date: December 14
Food Fee: $9
Guest Chefs Cooking & Instructional Classes

The Wellness Center invited local chefs and entrepreneurs from local farmer’s markets to share their talents and recipes!


The Bearded Buch

Topic: Kombucha Basic Brewing Workshop
Date: Monday, September 14 from 7 to 9 p.m.
Cost: $10 (see pre-order options below)
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or click on the calendar, search by date to register online 

Description:
Have you ever wanted to learn how to brew kombucha at home? Well now you can! The magic mushroom, the alien, the blob, the SCOBY, whatever you call it, we will teach you how to use. You will learn everything that you need to know at Kombucha Basics Class presented by The Bearded Buch.

Plus, you can pre-order the whole kit and caboodle to make this Kombucha brew workshop an enjoyable experience.

  • $25 - SCOBY with Starter Liquid and a detailed workbook to take home.
  • $55 - Glass Brewing vessel, Organic Muslin Cover, Rubber-band, SCOBY, Starter Liquid, Organic Black Tea, Organic Cane Sugar, and a Workbook to take home.
When registering for the class, you can choose to order materials to start your own kombucha at home (You will pay for the kit the evening of class).


Saucisson

Topic: Local high quality meat – a little goes a long way
Date & Time: Monday, September 21 from 7 to 9 p.m.
Cost: $15 with a $10 food fee payable to Saucisson the night of class
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or click on the calendar, search by date to register online

Description: The buzz is all about local food. This includes meat, too. Trust us, it’s worth the investment. Please join the lady butchers of Saucisson, Melissa Khoury and Penny Barend, for an educational cooking demonstration. They will show you how easy it is for meat to play a role as a main course or side. Best of all, you will learn how to use different types of meat in ways you wouldn't traditionally consider. 


Fermentation Girl

Topic:
Advanced Fermentation – The Art and Science of Lacto-Fermented Vegetables
Date & Time: Monday, October 5 from 7 to 8 p.m. 
Fee: $15 (All attendees have an option to pre-order a vessel the evening of class for an additional $15)
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or click on the calendar, search by date to register online

Description: Naturally fermented vegetable creations like sauerkraut, kimchi, beet kvass, and pickles have been in the news for their incredible health benefits.  Join co-founder of Fermentation Girl, Geoff Huffman, in a discussion and demonstration covering advanced fermentation techniques – learn the secrets of how to achieve consistent results, increase the health of your family through bountiful probiotics, and truly enjoy an ancient craft. 

For an additional $15, you can leave with the modern fermenter’s vessel of choice (2 gallons). Please note when registering if you want to purchase a fermenter’s vessel. Your payment for the vessel will be handled the evening of class. Pre-orders of a vessel is required. 


Pope's Kitchen, LLC

Topic: Creating Flavorful Meals in Advance – Using the Local Harvest
Date & Time: Monday, October 12 from 7 to 9 p.m.
Fee: $15 per person, plus a $9 food fee payable to the chef is due the night of class.
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or click on the calendar, search by date to register online

Description: Weeknights can be crazy! You won’t want to miss this class presented by Clark Pope, Chef and Owner of Pope’s Kitchen, LLC. He will teach simple ways to cut down on your weekday food preparation by making easy and delicious side dishes and soups. His recipes will help you bring delicious flavors to the table in a flash, so you can avoid the dreaded ‘What’s for dinner’ question. Once you get into a habit of making dishes ahead of time, you’ll be promoted to super star status in your family! 


Learn how to save a life with us

CPR: Heartsaver AED Course*
Date & Time:
Pick one Saturday below
Aug. 1; Sept. 12; Oct. 3; Nov. 7; or Dec. 5 | 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 Childbirth Education at 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.

Expand your knowledge with us

Effective Communication Strategies with an Alzheimer’s Patient
Date & Time:
Tuesday, Aug. 18 | 2 to 3 p.m.
Cost: FREE
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or click on the calendar, search by date to register online.

Description: Communication is more than just talking and listening- it’s also about sending and receiving messages through attitude, tone of voice, facial expressions, and body language. As people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias progress in their journey and the ability to use words is lost, families need new ways to connect. Join us to explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer’s, learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help you to connect and communicate at each stage of the disease.


Meditation 101
Dates & Times:
Tuesdays, August 18, 25 and Sept. 1 | 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Cost: $75 (includes workbook)
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or click on the calendar, search by date to register online.

Description:Meditation is the Rx to calm the mind, relax the body and lift the spirit! Join us to learn basic techniques for self-practice: breathing, relaxation, imagery & mindfulness. A CD will also available for purchase for $15. This class is directed by Mary Lou V. Stricklin, MSN, RN CNS, FAAN.


The Lore and Logic of Olive Oil: An education & tasting experience
Date & Time: Wednesday, Sept. 16 | 7 to 9 p.m.
Cost: $10 per person. An $8 food fee, payable to The Olive Scene, will be due the evening of class
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or click on the calendar, search by date to register online.

Description: Explore the world of extra virgin olive oil: how it’s produced, what makes the highest quality in taste and health, current market fraud, common misconceptions, the importance of chemistry/crush dates, health benefits, why it’s one of the most important cooking ingredients in your pantry, and more. You will learn easy techniques on fast cooking without it being fast food. Attendees will taste a selection of The Olive Scene’s oils, as well as nibbles and noshes made with our oils and vinegars. Everyone will leave with a mini bottle of extra virgin olive oil. 


The Role of Healthy Bacteria in Your Gut
Date & Time: Tuesday, Sept. 22  | 1 to 2 p.m. 
Cost: Free
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or click on the calendar, search by date to register online.

Description: More people are focusing on the health of their gut by eating fermented foods and taking probiotics. Abdullah Shatnawei, M.D., Gastroenterologist, will help you understand the role of healthy gut bacteria and how it plays a vital role in your GI function. Learn what puts you at risk for small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) and how not all probiotics are alike or effective. 


Artistry of You Event – 5 Minutes to Fabulous 
Date & Time: Tuesday, Sept. 22 | 7 to 8:30 p.m. 
Cost: $15
Description: Learn the secrets to looking and feeling your best. Image Consultant, Pat Gibson, of the Artistry of You, LLC will teach you the building blocks of image including color, style, accessorizing and more while you enjoy healthy inner beauty tips from Healthy Choices coach, Sharon Mack. Enjoy healthy snacks while you learn how to look and feel your very best. For more information or to register, contact Sharon Mack at 440.623.9000.


Guided Imagery for Self-Healing 
Date & Time: Tuesday, Sept. 22 and 29 | 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Cost: $60
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or click on the calendar, search by date to register online.

Description: Whatever is in your mind is in your body! Learn how to use positive imagery to influence your well-being and healing. A CD will be available for purchase the evening of class for $12. This class is directed by Mary Lou V. Stricklin, MSN, RN CNS, FAAN.


Fall Prevention as We Age: How to Keep Safe 
Date & Time: Wednesday, Sept. 30 | 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Cost: Free
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or click on the calendar, search by date to register online.

Description: As we age, falls become an increasingly common thing-and as we have more medical problems, falls become increasingly serious problems. Join Cathleen Khandelwal, M.D., Cleveland Clinic trauma surgeon at Fairview Hospital, to learn more about falls, how to prevent them, outcomes of falls in the elderly, and what you can do to stay safe.


How to Live Your Best Life: A Health and Wellness Series 
Time: 7 to 8 p.m. 
Cost: $60 per person for the three part series
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or click on the calendar, search by date to register online. 

Description: See the event calendar for a full description of each session

Thursday, Sept. 24 | Do you crave sugar and want to learn how to control the sugar blues?
Thursday, Oct. 8 | Do you put yourself last on the list and need guidance to start prioritizing you?
Thursday, Oct. 22 | Are you tired of feeling tired all the time and want to boost your energy?

This series is directed by Sara Green, RN (Australia), Certified Holistic Health Coach.


Advance Directive and Living Will Workshop  Date & Time: Wednesday, Oct. 7 | 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Cost: Free
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or click on the calendar, search by date to register online.

Description: Be in control of your healthcare! Come to this workshop to learn about 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 Eves, JD, MA, has been educating the public on these important docu-ments for 15 years. 


Grief and Bereavement Education 
Date & Time: Thursday, Oct. 8 | 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Cost: Free
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or click on the calendar, search by date to register online. 

Description: If you or a loved one is experiencing grief due to a loss, we invite you to join us for special presentation by Rev. Mark Oster, Cleveland Clinic board-certified chaplain and spiritual care bereavement manager. He will discuss ways to support a healthy life balance through grief while honoring the memory of your loved one and also reflect on the dying experience.


The Balsamic Vinegar Paradox
Date & Time: Monday, Oct. 19 | 7 to 9 p.m.
Cost: $10 with an $8 food fee payable to The Olive Scene the evening of class
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or click on the calendar, search by date to register online.

Description: Have you stood in front of the vinegar selection at the grocery store and wondered what is real balsamic vinegar, and how do you choose? Join The Olive Scene as they present “The Balsamic Tradition of Modena” and you will learn the process of producing balsamic vinegar, why it is different from other vinegars, and how to use it in vinaigrette, marinades and more. A sampling of a balsamic cocktail (ages 21 and over only), an appetizer and a dessert all made with their fabulous balsamic vinegar's will be served.


Essential Oils Workshop
Date & Time: Tuesday, Oct. 13 | 7 to 9 p.m.
Cost: $20

Description: Create a warm and inviting environment in your home this fall using essential oils. Come and explore the many uses that essential oils have to scent, clean, season and enhance your daily life! They are more than just wonderful smelling oils. Learn about blending oils to lift depression, relax tension, purify the air, sanitize and clean, calm irritated skin, and more! For more information or to register, contact Sharon Mack at 440.623.9000.


The Mediterranean Diet – A Heart Healthy Eating Plan
Date & Time: Wednesday, Oct. 14 | 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Cost: Free
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or click on the calendar, search by date to register online.

Description: The traditional Mediterranean diet is based on typical eating habits from the early 1960's in some Mediterranean areas, including parts of Greece and Southern Italy. During that time, the rates of coronary heart disease were among the lowest in the world and the life expectancy rates were among the highest. These trends were attributed to the eating habits in the regions. Today, research continues to show that this style of eating can significantly reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease. Join us for a special presentation by Kate Patton, Cleveland Clinic Registered Dietician, to learn more about how you can apply this way of eating to your eating pattern.


Boost Brain Function with Neurofeedback
Date & Time: Thursday, Oct. 22 | 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Cost: Free
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or click on the calendar, search by date to register online.

Description: Are you bothered by insomnia, ADD, anxiety, depression, memory problems or any other issue rooted in the brain? Neurofeedback is not a treatment for any specific emotional or physical condition, but is a way of helping the brain learn to self-regulate. Nothing is done TO the brain—it simply receives feedback about its own activity—and very often, symptoms like these simply go away. Come to this program to learn more, ask your questions, or experience a brief session. This class is directed by psychologist Dr. Jean Alvarez. 


Breathe to Relax
Date & Time: Tuesday, Nov. 17 | 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Cost: $25
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or click on the calendar, search by date to register online.

Description: Your breath is a powerful tool to reduce anxiety and tension. It is the antidote to stress and tension. Learn easy techniques to regain calm and balance emotions. A CD will be available for purchase the evening of class for $10. This class is directed by Mary Lou V. Stricklin, MSN, RN CNS, FAAN. 


Ongoing Classes
Healthy Choices Coaching Program
Dates & Times: Mondays 7 to 8 pm. or Saturdays 9 to 10 a.m. (ongoing)
Cost: $45 per month or purchase a 3-month package for $120

Description: Now that the Holidays are just around the corner, are you looking for support to help your health and weight loss efforts? Do you need a reason to say “No!” to food that you know will not benefit your fitness goals and “Yes!” to getting to that exercise class, or going for that walk? Join the Get Waisted plant-based program and simplify your healthful food choices, enjoy support and accountability at the weekly meetings, and lose weight! The plan uses power of plant-based nutrition based on sound nutritional research using foods you purchase from the grocery store. Registration required. Contact Sharon Mack at sharonmackgetwaisted@gmail.com or 440.623.9000.


The Total Joint Pre-Op Education Class 
Date & Time: Wednesdays | 1 to 2:30 p.m. or 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Cost: Free
Registration: Call 216.476.9005 to register by phone, or click on the calendar, search by date to register online. 

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. 

Exercise with us

Ab Attack!
Days & Time:
Mondays & Wednesdays (ongoing) | 6:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Cost: $35 for a 10-class card
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register
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.


Barre Fitness
Days & Time:
Tuesdays (ongoing) | 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Cost: $35 for a 10-class card
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register 
Description: Barre Fitness is a ballet infused exercise that incorporates Pilates, yoga, and dance to give your legs, glutes, arms, shoulders, and core the definition of a dancer. Tone, lengthen, and sculpt your whole body and improve your balance, all while having fun working out. Wear long pants and socks, and bring a mat to class. 


Fitpaths (Ages 50+)
Days:
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays
Time: 9 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.
Cost: $35 for a 10-class card
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register 
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 (Ages 60+)
Days:
Tuesdays & Thursdays (ongoing class)
Time: 10 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.
Cost: $35 for a 10-class card
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register 
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 | 5:15 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Cost: $35 for a 10-class card
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register 
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.


Zumba®
Days & Times:
Tuesdays | 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. or Thursdays | 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $35 for a 10-class card
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register
Description: Perfect for EVERYBODY and every body! How It Works: We take the “work” out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you’ll see why Zumba Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise. Super effective? Check. Super fun? Check and check. Benefits – a total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome each time you leave class.


Jazzercise®
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.
Cost: $159* Unlimited classes for the remainder of 2015.
Registration:
Call 440.356.0337 or email at kkjazrcize@yahoo.com with questions or to preregister
Description: You want to be fit? That’s where we come in! Jazzercise fuses cardio, resistance training, Pilates, yoga, kickboxing and dance. Experience our new formats - Interval, Strength 60, Fusion, Interval Fusion and Core as well as our classic format, Dance Mixx. Feel results after three classes. With different formats to pick from, you will stay motivated and break thru plateaus. The average customer stays with Jazzercise for seven years. Why? Because it works! *New customers only or those not attending in six months or more.


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: Sept. 9 – Oct. 5; Oct. 7 – Nov. 4 (No class Oct. 12); Nov. 9 – Dec. 7 (No class Nov. 11); Dec. 9–Jan. 11 (No class Dec. 28, 30) | 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Registration: Visit www.flexcity.com or call 440.729.FINE (3463) to register
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
Days & Time:
Thursdays | 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m
Cost: $55 per 8-week session
Session Runs: 8-week sessions (call for dates)
Registration: Call 440.263.3101 to register 
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.


Introduction to T-Tapp
Day & Time: Saturday, Sept. 19 | 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Cost: $50 per person
Registration:  For more information or to register, contact Sharon Mack at 440.623.9000.
Description: T-Tapp is an exercise routine that produces results without jumping or weights, but rather using precision movements, much like yoga and Pilates. There are three main things that makes T-Tapp a unique exercise program: 1. It causes neurokinetic flow from the brain to the spine to the extremities; 2. The movements stimulate the lymphatic system are used throughout the entire workout; 3. The movements are more comprehensive, using isotonic exercises you get greater muscle density, not just greater muscle mass. It doesn’t look like a typical cardio workout but it is High Intensity Training! Join Sharon for this two hour introductory course.


Kids - Grow strong with us

Safe Sitter® Babysitting Class - (space is very limited)
Dates: Saturday, September 19 or November 14
Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Cost: $50 per student
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or click on the calendar and search by date to register online.

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.


Family Yoga
Day & Time: Thursdays (ongoing) | 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. 
Cost: $50 for a 10-class card  
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or click on the calendar and search by date to register online.

Description: Family yoga includes postures for the whole family, including age and intensity level appropriate variations to accommodate all of the students in the class. This ensures that everyone has fun! Children ages 5+. Bring a mat for each person. One parent per two children, please. 


NEW! Mom & Baby Yoga (Infants 6 weeks to crawlers) 
Day & Time: Wednesdays (ongoing - classes begin September 9, 2015) | 10 to 11 a.m.
Cost: $50 for a 10-class card
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or click on the calendar and search by date to register online.

Description: Join us for a nurturing yoga practice filled with ways to enhance bonding and make babies happier and more comfortable in their bodies. Learn practices designed specifically to soothe and support baby's growing body, as well as yoga postures to increase your strength and flexibility and help relieve stress. Dads and caregivers are welcome to register, too. Bring a small blanket and toy for your baby and a yoga mat for yourself. Infants 6 weeks to crawlers.

Learn plant-based cooking with us

Plant-Based Cooking Classes

Your Printable Guide to the following Plant-Based Classes


My Plant-Based Journey
Days and Time: Wednesdays | Sept. 23 – Oct. 28 | 7 to 9 p.m.
Costs: $80 per person for the 6-week series (fee includes a book). A $6 food fee, payable to the instructor, will be due for each class.
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or register online

Description:
Are you ready to learn how plant-based living can be your path to a healthier new life? You won’t want to miss this 6-week series based on plant-based living activist and fitness specialist Lani Muelrath’s newest book. This course is ideal for individuals who aren’t sure they want to commit to plant-based cooking, but have an interest in learning how to substitute old favorites for new favorites, and how to make small changes for a bigger health benefit. But if you’re already plant-based, you may still want to join us to learn more! For more information, visit fairviewhospital.org/wellnesscenter and click on Plant-Based Classes. This series is directed by Sharon Mack, Healthy Choices Coach. 


Soup’s On!
Day and Time: Monday, Oct. 26 | 7 to 9 p.m.
Costs: $15 per person. $8 food fee due the evening of class.
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or register online.

Description:
Are you ready to learn how to create trimming and filling plant-based soups? In this class you will learn to prepare hearty vegan chili, smoky lentil soup, skinny soup, cauliflower curry and creamy tomato soup using simple, easy to follow recipes. These recipes will become your easy one-pot meal! This class is directed by Sharon Mack, Healthy Choices Coach. 


Cleveland Vegan | Quick Easy Plant-Based Meals
Day and Time: Monday, Nov. 9 | 7 to 9 p.m. 
Costs: $15 per person. $8 food fee payable to Cleveland Vegan is due the night of class.
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or register online.

Description: It doesn’t have to take forever to eat healthy. Come and learn with Cleveland Vegan about how you can prepare easy plant-based meals in 30 minutes or less. We will offer recipe support and education to empower you to make the jump to healthy cooking. 



Try mindful exercises with us

NEW!! Mom & Baby Yoga
Day & Time:
Wednesdays (ongoing) | 10 – 11 a.m.
Cost: $50 for a 10-class card
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or click on the calendar, search by date to register online.

Description: Join us for a nurturing yoga practice filled with ways to enhance bonding and make babies happier and more comfortable in their bodies. Learn practices designed specifically to soothe and support your baby’s growing body, as well as yoga postures to increase your strength and flexibility and help relieve stress. Dads and caregivers are welcome to register, too. Bring a small blanket and toy for your baby and a yoga mat for yourself. Infants 6 weeks to crawlers.


Gentle Yoga 
Day & Time: Thursdays (ongoing) | 11 a.m. - Noon
Cost: $50 for a 10-class card
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or click on the calendar, search by date to register online.

Description:
This class is appropriate for beginners and intermediate level yogis and will help establish a strong foundation for your yoga practice. This class is slower paced with a focus on developing clear and safe alignment in foundational poses, offering modifications and breath awareness. Postures will be held for longer periods of time. 


Chair Yoga 
Day & Time: Mondays (ongoing) | 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Cost: $35 for a 10-class card
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or click on the calendar, search by date to register online.

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 (ongoing) | 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $50 for a 10-class card
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or click on the calendar, search by date to register online.

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 (ongoing) | 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
Day &Time: Mondays (ongoing) | Sept. 14 – Dec. 21 | 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Cost: $72 for every 6 classes. If more than one class is taken in a week, the fee is $6 per class.
Registration: Call Carole Lesko at 440.477.0270 to register.

Description: WELCOME beginners and experienced yoga practitioners! Yoga will be practiced slowly with attention to the alignment of the poses, viniyoga (step by step). This class is for all ages and beneficial for many medical conditions including people with back challenges. I encourage you to come and try a class to see if it suits your needs. It may be the life changer you’ve been hoping for. We look at each student to see what you’re capable of at the time. When your body feels ready to receive a challenge we can help show you how. There is no competition in yoga, everyone listens to their body. We will learn stretching, breathing techniques, mediation and everyone enjoys the relaxation/ meditations. 


Yoga as Therapy
Day &Time: Fridays (ongoing) | Sept. 11 – Dec. 18 (No class Nov. 27) | 9:30 to 11 a.m.
Cost: $72 for every 6 classes If more than one class is taken in a week, the fee is $6 per class.
Registration: Call Carole Lesko at 440.477.0270 to register.

Description: This class is open to everyone. A gentle but strengthening class utilizing breathing techniques, meditation and asanas (poses) along with stretching and warm-ups. This class is guaranteed to empower you with techniques to feel more confident in your everyday movements. Everything about yoga reduces stress. Yoga is anti-aging! Some healing techniques will be shared. Chairs may be used if desired. 


Gentle Yoga & Qigong
Dates & Time: 
Wednesdays | May 6 - Aug. 26 (ongoing) | 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $15 per class or $60 per month
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
Dates & Time: 
Tuesdays | Sept. 1 – Dec. 15 (No class Sept. 8 and Nov. 24) | 6 to 6:45 pm 
Cost: $13 per class or $10 per class for 2 or more classes
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
Dates & Time:
Tuesdays | Sept. 1 – Dec. 15 (No class Sept. 8 and Nov. 24) | 6 to 7:30 p.m. 
Cost: $15 per class or $13 per class for 2 or more classes
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).


Zhineng Qigong
Dates:
Thursdays, October 1 – 22 | 6 to 9 p.m. 
Cost: $195, plus $30 material fee payable to instructor at first class
Registration: Call Mary-Martha Corrigan at 216.771.6789. Must register before September 17 for the October session.

Description:
Restore your vigor. Discover the secret of longevity, vitality, calmness, and balance through this very special Qigong technique. You will learn to work with your body's energy system to profoundly improve your health and well-being. This holistic healing system is known worldwide for ease of learning and practice. Course includes 3 CDs and instructional handouts.