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About Us

Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital Wellness Center offers group exercise classes, yoga and Tai Chi; cooking classes for adults and kids; meditation, holistic and educational classes that focus on your health and well-being. For more information, please call the main office at 440.356.0670, option 4.

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Location

Fairview Hospital Wellness Center
3035 Wooster Road
Rocky River, OH 44116
440.356.0670, option 4

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Infants & Kids

Infants & Kids



Is This Typical? Educational Evenings: Your Child’s Development
Date/Time: 1st Wednesday of each month | 6 to 7 p.m.
Cost: Free

May 1: 1-6 months
June 5: 7-12 Months
July 3: 12 months - 2 years old
August 7: 3-5 years old

Is This Typical? is a monthly opportunity where pediatric Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapist, and Speech Therapists come together to educate you on what to expect from your child at specific developmental age ranges. Educational information will be provided for children ages 1 month old to 5 years old, with each month covering a different age range. You will learn about typical gross and fine motor development, speech and language milestones, atypical behaviors for all ages, and ways to facilitate developmental skills at home. You will also be able to ask questions to professionals from Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital about your child. This class is for parents, caregivers, relatives, and anyone wanting to learn more about development in children.

Advance registration is required. Register online above or call 440.356.0670, option 4.


The Fourth Trimester for Women - Practical Tips from a Physical Therapist
Date/Time: Thursday, July 11 6 to 7 p.m.
Cost: Free

Delivering your baby is just the beginning. Dealing with the unexpected things that happen to your body in the months after childbirth is worth talking about. If you are experiencing incontinence, back pain and feelings of instability in your core, we invite you to join us for an informative talk with Katie Coughlin PT, DPT and Jill Dubbs PT, DPT who will discuss the best steps to recovery after giving birth. Additional topics that will be discussed include:

  • Returning to an exercise regimen
  • Addressing incontinence issues and pelvic floor muscle function
  • C-Section and perineal scar management
  • Evaluating core muscle health

Advance registration is required. Register online or call 440.356.0670, option 4.


Infant Massage Class – Learn How to Massage Your Baby!
Mornings: Tuesdays: April 9; May 14; June 11; July 10; or August 14 | 10 to 11 a.m.
Evenings: Wednesdays: March 20 or April 17 | 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $30 (2 caregivers + baby/multiples) | $4 (booklet fee due at class, exact change)

Bring your baby to this fun and educational class led by Lisa Falkenstein, CPD, CNMI. She will teach you hands-on infant massage techniques to enhance your baby’s digestion; improve circulation; promote a deeper and more restful sleep; promote bonding; and many other benefits! This class is open to new parents and caregivers with newborns to pre-crawlers. Pregnant end expectant parents are also encouraged to attend, a doll will be used for practice in class. All attendees will leave with a detailed booklet for reference to continue to massage at home with confidence.

Advance registration is required. Register online or call 440.356.0670, option 4.


Safe@Home by Safe Sitter®
Dates/Time:
Thursday, June 13 or Monday, June 17 | 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Cost:
$25
Paperwork: Download the Registration Forms (required for attendance)

Safe@Home is a NEW program that teaches students in grades 4 to 6 to prepare them to be safe when they are home alone. Students will learn how to practice safe habits, how to prevent unsafe situations, and what to do when faced with dangers such as power failures or weather emergencies. Students are also introduced to the Safe Sitter® First Aid Chart and learn a system to help them assess and respond to injuries and illnesses.

Advance registration is required. Please register in the parent’s name and be sure to download the required paperwork for your child to attend this class. Register online or call 440.356.0670, option 4.

Safe Sitter® Essentials with CPR
Dates/Times: Saturday, April 13, June 8 or Friday, July 12 | 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cost: $60 per student (This class is for young teens in grades 6 – 8 only)
Paperwork: Download the Registration Forms (required for attendance)

The course provides hands-on practice in lifesaving techniques to young teens in grades 6 - 8 who are home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting so they are equipped with the skills and confidence to act in an emergency. They learn basic first aid and infant, child choking rescue and CPR. Students also receive instruction on how a child’s age affects how to care for them, how to prevent problem behavior, and how to run their own babysitting business.

Advance registration is required. Please register in the parent’s name and be sure to download the required paperwork for your child to attend this class. Register online or call 440.356.0670, option 4.


Zumbini!® - it's a NEW session with NEW bundle, NEW music, and NEW fun!!
Zumbini! Summer Session
Date/Time:
Thursdays, May 23 – June 27 | 10 to 10:45 a.m.
Cost:
$35

Join Amy from Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital for a 6-week Zumbini program designed for children ages 0-4 and their caregiver. Zumbini incorporates singing, dancing and instrument play. Classes are 45 minutes of nonstop learning, bonding and FUN! Zumbini gives children the freedom and confidence to grow as they develop their social, motor and cognitive skills.

Advance registration is required. Register online or call 440.356.0670, option 4.


Learn From the Experts on What’s Best to Feed Your Child

WHAT'S FOR DINNER, MOM?

Toddler and Early School Age Nutrition – Overcome the Picky Eater
Date/Time: Thursday, April 11 | 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Cost: Free

Your child is now learning to eat more solid foods and is much more active than he/she was as an infant. Good nutrition is important for growth, health and increased energy levels. Join us for a class led by two certified Pediatric Registered Dietitians from Cleveland Clinic Children’s. They will discuss adequate nutrition for toddlers through early school age children.

Advance registration is required. Register online or call 440.356.0670, option 4. If registering online, please register in the parent’s name.


‘Latch On!’ Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week with Us!
Date/Time:
Monday, Aug. 5 | 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Cost:
Free

Breastfeeding moms, or moms to be, join us for a fun-filled morning to celebrate all things breastfeeding including:

  • A mini yoga session will be led by a specialty yoga instructor who will lead you and your baby through a class geared toward breastfeeding moms and babies focusing on sitting yoga positions and stretches to relieve tightness and tension from nursing. (Bring a yoga mat and a blanket for your baby)
  • Our Lactation Consultants will be on hand to answer any questions or concerns you may have about breastfeeding
  • Enter a raffle to win a basket with baby items!

Advance registration is required. Register online or call 440.356.0670, option 4.


Childbirth & Parenting Education

Cooking

Cooking

Things to Note:

  • Your food fee is due at class - payable to the instructor
  • These classes are mostly demonstration (unless noted)
  • You will receive a handout with recipes
  • Advance registration of at least one week prior to the scheduled class is strongly suggested to avoid cancellation due to low enrollment

Register online by clicking on the class(es) listed below or call the Wellness Center Main Office at 440.356.0670, option 4 to register over the phone.


Eat Well. Live Healthy.

Sara Bisheimer, Co-Owner of Floressa Café will offer healthy cooking classes. Not every class will be hands-on, but they will be interactive! Sara grew up in a farming community where local agriculture was organic and abundant. These roots influenced her passion for supporting local organic initiatives, cooking, and preparing meals for large groups and events.

Hors D'oeuvres for Dinner
Date/Time: Tuesday, April 16 | 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $15 + $10 food fee due the evening of class

Hors d'oeuvres for dinner? Absolutely! This is a perfect class to bring kids to. We’ll explore how to set out a beautiful spread perfect for entertaining, taking on a picnic, or to simply enjoy yourself. Advance registration is required. Register online or call 440.356.0670, option 4.



Cooking Classes with Cleveland Clinic Health Coaches for Kids and Adults

Adults

Meal Planning & Prepping a Balanced Week
Date/Time: Thursdays May 9 and 23 Thursday, Aug. 8 and 22 | 6 to 8 p.m.
Cost: $45 for the two-part series (includes food)

Join Cleveland Clinic Health Coaches for a two-part series in May or August to learn how to plan your week, how a little preparation goes a long way, and how eating your meals from home is both manageable and cost effective! The series will cover each meal and snacks - from planning to prep. The first class will focus on breakfast and snacks, the second class will focus on lunch and dinner. All meals and snacks prepared will be balanced, filling and nutritious. Advance registration is required. Register online or call 440.356.0670, option 4.

Kids

Kids Summer Cooking Camp with Cleveland Clinic Health Coaches
Dates/Time:
Aug. 13, 14, 15 | 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Cost: $75 (includes food)

Looking for a fun summer session to engage your kids right before they start back to school? Two Cleveland Clinic Health Coaches will be hosting three days of cooking adventures for kids between the ages of 7-12 years. Your child will learn how to prepare nutritious foods, all on their own! Other topics discussed will include knife safety, hand washing, food safety, dinner etiquette, healthy snacks and more! Advance registration is required. Register online or call 440.356.0670, option 4.


Cooking Classes with The Olive Scene

Here Comes Summer
Dates/Time: Tuesday, May 21 | 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Cost: $15 (+$8 food fee due that evening)

Early summer produce is not to be missed, and can be used to create a menu that is both healthy and delicious. Join Anne from The Olive Scene as she demonstrates how to transform nutritious seasonal vegetables into a delicious meal your family will love. Advance registration is required. Register online or call 440.356.0670, option 4.

Celebrate the Grill
Dates/Time:Tuesday, August 6 | 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Cost: $15 (+$8 food fee due that evening)

Summer is not over yet! Late summer and early fall are some of the best times to enjoy entertaining around your grill, so don’t pack it up yet. Join Anne from The Olive Scene as she presents a menu that celebrates the bounty of Ohio produce that can be made and enjoyed at the grill. Advance registration is required. Register online or call 440.356.0670, option 4.
Educational & Holistic

Educational & Holistic

  • Registration is required for every class – no drop-ins allowed.
  • Register at least five (5) days prior to the class date.
  • Call the Wellness Center Main Office at 440.356.0670, option 4 to register by phone.

Cleveland Clinic Functional Medicine Health Talks


Functional medicine is a personalized, systems-oriented model that empowers patients and practitioners to achieve the highest expression of health by working in collaboration to address the underlying causes of disease. We’re delighted to offer informative health talks presented by Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine the first Friday of each month.

Stress Less: Reduce the Physical Burden of Stress While Creating a Calmer Day and Clearer Mind
Date/Time: Friday, April 5 | 2 to 3 p.m.
Cost:
$10

The human stress response is innately positive, it serves to protect us during traumatic and life threatening events. Conversely, chronic or ongoing stress has a negative impact on human health. The physiologic stress response is a factor in 5 of the 6 leading causes of death in the US and plays a role in an estimated 60-80% of all doctor visits. Improve your health and reduce your risk of chronic disease by learning to turn off your chronic stress response. Join Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine Health Coach Kevin Heine, ACSM EP-C, as he reviews simple, manageable stress management techniques to relax the body and clear the mind. Advance registration is required. Register online or call 440.356.0670, option 4.

Blue Zones: Lessons in Longevity from Around the World
Date/Time: Friday May 3 | 2 to 3 p.m.
Cost: $10

Kevin Heine, ACSM EP-C, Health Coach and Certified Exercise Physiologist, Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine will explain the Blue Zones are the geographical areas from around the world where people not only live the longest but remain active and engaged in their communities. Advance registration is required. Register online or call 440.356.0670, option 4.

Should I Fast?
Date/Time:
Friday, June 7 | 2 to 3 p.m.
Cost:
$10

To fast or not to fast? Fasting has been around for centuries, used for both spiritual, physiological and physical wellness. Registered dietitian Lindsay Malone, Manager of Nutrition and Health Coaching, Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine, will discuss a variety of approaches to fasting for health and review who can benefit as well as who should avoid fasting. Register online or call 440.356.0670, option 4.

The Science of Belly Fat: Health Risk, Causes and How to Get Rid of It for Good
Date/Time: Friday, July 12 | 2 to 3 p.m.
Cost: $10

Abdominal fat is an independent predictor of chronic disease – this means even if you have a normal body weight but have an excess of body fat your health is at risk. Registered dietitian Lindsay Malone, Manager of Nutrition and Health Coaching, Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine, will discuss lifestyle factors that contribute to excess belly fat and strategies for reducing. Advance registration is required. Register online or call 440.356.0670, option 4.

Health Benefits of HIIT: Big Results, Small Commitment
Date/Time: Friday, August 2 | 2 to 3 p.m.
Cost: $10

HIIT stands for High Intensity Interval Training, research shows that these short bursts of intense exercise can be good for health and produce positive changes at a cellular level. For those who are short on time and want to maximize physical fitness, Kevin Heine, ACSM EP-C, Health Coach and Certified Exercise Physiologist, Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine, will show you how and why this might be the best thing to add to your day. Advance registration is required. Register online or call 440.356.0670, option 4.


APRIL


Stop the Bleed: Learn the Basic of Bleeding Control
Date/Time: Thursday, April 4 | 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Cost: Free

Severe blood loss is one of the leading causes of preventable death. Stop the Bleed is a national campaign that encourages bystanders to be trained to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives. Join Tod Baker, EMS coordinator for Northern Ohio Trauma System (NOTS) to learn skills that could help you save a life during a bleeding emergency. The class will begin with a lecture and move to hands-on practice skills for bleeding control and tourniquet use. EMS, nurses or physicians can become instructors after taking this course. Due to graphic nature of this class, 18+ only. No medical experience is required. Advance registration is required. Register online or call 440.356.0670, option 4. This presentation is brought to you by Fairview Hospital Trauma Center and the Northern Ohio Trauma System (NOTS).

Worry Too Much? Learn to Stop that Runaway Stress
Date/Time: Saturday, April 13 | 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $30 (inc. workbook)

Our brains are hardwired for worry. It can create a negative cycle of suffering. Learn tried and true solutions that use the healing power of your mind to help you solve problems with calm and clarity. This class is facilitated by Mary Lou Stricklin MSN, ANP, FAAN. Advance registration is required. Register online or call 440.356.0670, option 4.


May


Maintaining an Active Lifestyle with Shoulder, Hip, and Knee Osteoarthritis
Date/Time:
Tuesday, May 7 | 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Cost: Free

Do you struggle with pain in your shoulders, knees and/or hips? Do you feel stiff throughout your joints in the morning? Are certain exercises harder than they used to be? All aging adults have some degree of osteoarthritis. Come to this informative talk presented by Jennifer Smith, DPT, who will discuss what osteoarthritis is and how it occurs in the body. She will focus her talk on exercises and treatments for osteoarthritis to keep you moving and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. This will also include information on rehabilitation following total joint procedures. Advance registration is required. Register online or call 440.356.0670, option 4.

Tap into Your Healing Energy
Date/Time:
Saturday, May 11 | 10:30 a.m.to 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $30

This fun and interesting class returns again! Drawing on ancient disciplines, energy techniques are a modern approach, using science, to enhance self-care and vitality. You will take away an easy 5 minute daily energizing routine and will energy test for your food sensitivity. This class is led by Mary Lou Stricklin, MSN, APN, FAAN. Advance registration is required. Register online or call 440.356.0670, option 4.

Have you been diagnosed with osteoarthritis of the knee? Join us for a free educational program!
Move Smart | Monday, May 20 | 5 to 7 p.m.
Free
Move Smart is a FREE educational program designed for patients referred to Physical Therapy with a diagnosis of osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee to learn more about arthritis and what you can do to stay healthy! Physical Therapists from Cleveland Clinic Rehabilitation & Sports Therapy will share information on the following topics:

  • Overview and introduction of Osteoarthritis (OA)
  • Common symptoms and risk factors
  • Myths and Facts about OA
  • What activities are safe with OA
  • Treatments options available

Advance registration is required. Register online or call 440.356.0670, option 4.


June


Demystifying Technology
Date/Time:
Thursday, June 6 | 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Cost: Free

Digital literacy, the ability to use electronic devices such as tablets and smartphones, has become a necessary life skill. Technology continues to permeate into every nook-and-cranny of our lives. Come join Tak and Mely from the Center for Aging in the Digital World to learn more about their 16-week Discover Digital Literacy! program offered FREE to seniors. Advance registration is required. Register online or call 440.356.0670, option 4.

Standup Paddle (SUP) – Is it for you?
Date/Time:
Thursday, June 6 | 6 to 7 p.m.
Cost: Free

Have you seen people paddle boarding on the Rocky River and Lake Erie and wondered what’s involved and could you possibly join in the fun? The answer is YES! SUP (Standup Paddle) is great low impact activity that will strengthen your core, tone your muscles and connect you with nature! Almost anyone can learn, including those who require adaptive needs and kids! Join Bill Cochrane, owner of Nalu, Standup Paddle & Surf in Rocky River as he discusses the health benefits and how you can SUP this summer. Advance registration is required. Register online or call 440.356.0670, option 4.

Yes, You Can See Your AURA…Your Body’s Energy Signature!
Date/Time:
Wednesday, June 12 | 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $30 (Inc. workbook)

In this popular class, you will see and experience your aura signature. A progression of steps will take you to this awesome experience. You will learn about the meaning of its changing colors and simple techniques that protect your aura. This class is led by Mary Lou Stricklin, MSN, APN, FAAN. Advance registration is required. Register online or call 440.356.0670, option 4.

Self-Defense Class with Riverview Martial Arts and Fitness
Date/Time:
Wednesday, June 26 | 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $10

Come to this hands-on basic personal protection strategies training class offered by the staff of Riverview Martial Arts and Fitness. Participants will perform defensive moves to protect against strikes, grabs, holds, and chokes that don’t require a lot of practice or a high level of physical fitness to execute. The instructor will also teach attendees how to use a variety of defensive devices including pepper spray. Most importantly, you will learn what signals predators look for and how NOT to send those signals. Advance registration is required. Register online or call 440.356.0670, option 4.

This class is brought to you by Fairview Hospital Trauma Center, the Northern Ohio Trauma System (NOTS) and Riverview Martial Arts and Fitness.


July


Delivering Your Baby Is Just the Beginning...

The Fourth Trimester for Women - Practical Tips from a Physical Therapist
Date/Time:
Thursday, July 11 | 6 to 7 p.m.
Cost: Free

Dealing with the unexpected things that happen to your body in the months after childbirth is worth talking about. If you are experiencing incontinence, back pain and feelings of instability in your core, we invite you to join us for an informative talk with Katie Coughlin PT, DPT and Jill Dubbs PT, DPT who will discuss the best steps to recovery after giving birth.

Additional topics that will be discussed include:
  • Returning to an exercise regimen
  • Addressing incontinence issues and pelvic floor muscle function
  • C-Section and perineal scar management
  • Evaluating core muscle health

Advance registration is required. Register online or call 440.356.0670, option 4.

Memory and the Aging Brain
Date/Time:
Tuesday, July 16 | 6 to 7 p.m.
Cost: Free (Cognitive screenings will be available for all attendees)

Are you or a family member having trouble with your memory? Do you want to learn ways to keep your mind sharp? Join Cleveland Clinic Speech Therapists, Emily Bales, MA, CCC-SLP and Kirsten Wagner, MS, CCC-SLP, to learn about memory, cognitive exercises, strategies, and when to be concerned about your memory. Advance registration is required. Register online or call 440.356.0670, option 4.

Understanding How Exercise, Posture & Stress Management Can Improve your Health & Manage your Pain
Date/Time:
Wednesday, July 17 | 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Cost: Free

As we mature in life, most people are told that neck or back pain is a normal part of aging and inevitable. However, understanding how to listen to your body and take care of its aches and pains will actually prevent debilitating flares ups in life. Exercise, the proper stretches and ergonomics actually keep you active and thriving as you age. And it is really much easier than you think and can fit into your normal daily activities. Come to this presentation presented by Chrindye Dietz, PT, Cert. MDT, from Cleveland Clinic Rehabilitation & Sports Therapy, to understand what your body has been trying to tell you. Advance registration is required. Register online or call 440.356.0670, option 4.


August


Introducing the CHAKRAS; Your Sacred Energy System
Date/Time:
Saturday, August 10 | 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Cost: $25

We are in a new era that seeks to understand our life force, how it is organized, what it means and how best to use it.  We will identify and review the properties of the chakras’ seven spinning “wheels of light” as they are strung along our vertical core. Chakras define the physical and spiritual contact points in the human body. Our chakras are forever changing, interacting and rebalancing. You will discover your own chakra energy and practice techniques for balance and harmony. This class is led by Mary Lou Stricklin, MSN, APN, FAAN. Advance registration is required. Register online or call 440.356.0670, option 4.

All You Need to Know about a Heart Healthy Diet
Date/Time:
Tuesday, August 20 | 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Cost: Free

The road to a healthier YOU does not have to be complicated! Join Jennifer Neil, CNP, MSN, from Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital, for a review of the foods that have been proven to be heart healthy and important for your health. In these times of fad diets, she will outline simple ideas for you to achieve success and be heart strong! Advance registration is required. Register online or call 440.356.0670, option 4.

Exercise

Exercise

Ab Attack!

Days & Time: Mondays & Wednesdays (ongoing) | 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Cost: $35 for a 10-class card
Registration: Advance registration is required. Click to register online or call 440.356.0670, option 4 to register over the phone.
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 Flow and Flex Classes

Days & Time: See below
Cost: $35 for 10-class card
Registration: Advance registration is required. Register online or call 440.356.0670, option 4 to register over the phone.
Description: Our barre classes, led by Charlotte Petrie, IFTA, will tone, lengthen, and sculpt your whole body and improve your balance, all while having fun working out! Both classes are designed to complement each other and can accommodate all levels. Wear long pants and socks and bring a mat to class.

Barre Flow | Tuesdays (ongoing) | 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday’s Barre Flow class will focus on balance and flexibility that includes a 15-20 minute stretch with lighter intensity and no cardio. Participants use small and large balls, resistance bands and yoga straps.

Barre Flex | Thursdays (ongoing) | 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Thursday’s Barre Flex class will focus on strength and movement goals with a slightly more intense, low-impact cardio that includes a 5-10 minute stretch, use of small and large balls and weights.


Fitpaths (Ages 50+)

Days & Time: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays (ongoing) | 9 a.m. to 9:50 a.m.
Cost: $35 for a 10-class card
Registration: Advance registration is required. Register online or call 440.356.0670, option 4, to register over the phone.
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 & Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays (ongoing class) | 10 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.
Cost: $35 for a 10-class card
Registration: Advance registration is required. Register online or call 440.356.0670, option 4, to register over the phone.
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 (ongoing) | 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. or Fridays (ongoing) | 5:15 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Cost: $35 for a 10-class card
Registration: Advance registration is required. Register online or call 440.356.0670, option 4, to register over the phone.
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.


Jazzercise®

Morning Schedule
Monday – Thursday | 8 a.m.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday* | 9:30 a.m.
Saturday, Sunday | 10 a.m.

Evening schedule
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday | 4:30 p.m.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday | 5:30 p.m.
Monday, Wednesday | 6:30 p.m.
Cost: $189 for unlimited classes through April 30, 2019**
Registration: Call 440.356.0337 or email at kkjazrcize@yahoo.com with questions or to preregister
Description: Celebrate 50 years! Jazzercise is the original dance party workout. Blending dance with Pilates, yoga, kickboxing and strength training, one 55-minute session can burn up to 800 calories. The results? Long, lean muscles and an undeniable mood boost. You’ll love all of our formats. In addition to our original Dance Mixx we offer Core, Strength, Fusion and Interval Training. Mix and match formats to keep your body and mind challenged. A fitness program for all ages and fitness levels, men and women!

*Childcare available M-W-F (9:30 a.m. class only). Reservations requested by the evening prior to class you’ll attend. Cost: $20 for 10 classes or $3 a class. Call or text 440.554.4213 for to reserve childcare.

**New customers only or those not attending in six months or more.


Pre & Postnatal Exercise Classes  (NEW!)

The exercises are carefully selected and can be modified for any limitations you may have with your body. 

Join Laura Thomas, Certified Pre & Postnatal Coach with Girls Gone Strong's Coaching and Training Women Academy, for a fitness class safe for anyone who is pregnant or postnatal, regardless if you are a year postnatal or more! This class is designed to help you.

  • Feel strong 
  • Have more energy for your new life with your baby 
  • To take some time out for yourself! 
  • Please bring a yoga mat, water and wear comfortable gym clothes and shoes. 

Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Session 2:  Feb. 19 – March 28
Session 3:  April 2 – May 16
Time:  2 to 3 p.m. 
Cost:  $150 a session

Register online or by phone, 440.356.0670, option 4.

Meditation

Meditation

Meditation is good for your brain health because it will:

  • Help you to feel more in control of your stressful emotions
  • Allow you to enjoy the present — and worry less about the future
  • Enable you to feel better about yourself and your life
  • Reduce your risk of developing stress-related diseases

Mini-Classes for Reflection and Meditation
Day & Time: Mondays | 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.
Cost: $15 per session

Join us for instructive sessions that consist of lecture and discussion, followed by guided reflections or meditation. You will be guided through a variety of practices that can be integrated into your daily routine of self-care. These sessions, facilitated by Mary Lou Stricklin, MSN, APN, FAAN, are ideal for the release of stress and anxiety, calming your mind and emotions and awakening your spirit. You will further your development in spiritual and emotional growth as we explore specific life issues and topics.

We would all like to better understand what we are feeling or thinking about a particular person or situation. We will choose a personal situation to act as a focus, and through a guided reflection and meditation, better understand the attitudes and feelings we experience.

Decades of research evidence how sound can affect the mind, body, and emotions. Even cows find music therapeutic! We will listen and reflect on various sounds to discover a preference for one or more that promotes a sense of peace and calm. This is useful in selecting modes to support personal reflection and meditation.

Visualizing is a powerful tool for goal-setting relieving pain and to imagine the personal qualities we want to reinforce. We can give our brains messages to heal and gain strength. Exercises and guided reflection will inform the power of imagery for your continued use.

From Eastern traditions to current science, we know that if it is in our mind, it is in our cells! We will practice various forms of conscious movement to experience how each works directly with the mind/body connection. (Exercises do not require skill or agility).

Your heart is the love center of your human energy system. Loving kindness to others begins with being loving and kind to ourselves. This can be most difficult for us as we are wired to be critical of self. Reflection and guided meditation will open your heart to greater self-love and openness to others.

Advance registration is required. Register online by clicking on the date or call the Wellness Center Main Office at 440.356.0670, option 4 to register over the phone.

Orthopaedic Educational Classes

Orthopaedic Educational Classes

Total Joint Pre-Operative Education Class

Dates/Time:

  • Wednesdays | 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. | June 12, Sept. 11, December 11
  • Wednesdays | 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. | April 10, May 15, July 10, August 14, October 16, November 13

Cost: Free

During this informative class, you will learn about:

  • Preparing for surgery
  • What to expect immediately after surgery
  • Physical and Occupational Therapy
  • Care options after your hospital stay

You will receive additional printed materials specific to your type of joint replacement. You will also have an opportunity to speak with the orthopaedic nurse specialist, a physical therapist and a skilled nursing representative. Advance registration is required. Register online or call 216.476.9005.


Have you been diagnosed with osteoarthritis of the knee? Join us for a free educational program!

Move Smart
Date/Time: Check calendar listing
Cost: Free

Move Smart is a FREE educational program designed for patients referred to Physical Therapy with a diagnosis of osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee to learn more about arthritis and what you can do to stay healthy! Physical Therapists from Cleveland Clinic Rehabilitation & Sports Therapy will share information on the following topics:
  • Overview and introduction of Osteoarthritis (OA)
  • Common symptoms and risk factors
  • Myths and Facts about OA
  • What activities are safe with OA
  • Treatments options available

Advance registration is required.

Tai Chi & Yoga

Tai Chi & Yoga

Wellness Center Yoga Classes

Chair Yoga
Day/Time: Every Monday and Wednesday | 10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Cost: $35 for a 10-class card

Chair yoga can improve your flexibility, strength, balance, and posture. Your instructor, Courtney Berg, RYT-200, will lead you through a series of stretches and yoga postures that can be modified to accommodate limited mobility or difficulty balancing. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing.

Advance purchase of a 10-class card is required. Register online or call 440.356.0670, option 4.

Gentle Yoga
Day/Time: Every Tuesday and Thursday | 11 a.m. to Noon
Cost: $50 for a 10-class card or pay a $10 drop-in fee (exact cash only)

An accessible, beginner-friendly class led by Lauren Fraley, RYT 200, will introduce you to the foundations of yoga within a supportive environment. Emphasis is placed on developing clear and safe alignment, establishing mindful awareness of the body and breath, and adapting practices to suit your needs. This class is perfect for people who are interested in trying yoga, but unsure of where to start. Advance purchase of a 10-class card is recommended. Register online or call 440.356.0670, option 4.


Wellness Center Tai Chi Classes with Michael Stadul

Please Note: You do not need prior experience to start a session.

Tai Chi Balance
Day/Time:
Tuesdays | 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Cost: $40

Tai Chi Balance is designed to reduce the fear and likelihood of falling, increase range of motion, stop the fear of falling cycle and improve activity levels of older adults. The program combines techniques from Tai Chi movement that focus on strengthening muscles of the ankles, knees, hips and legs. This class is suitable for all ages and abilities. Please wear loose clothing and comfortable shoes. Advance registration is required. Register online (click on the date above) or call 440.356.0670, option 4.


Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention
Day/Time: Fridays | 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $40

According to the Arthritis Foundation, 53 million people in the U.S. suffer from to more than 100 types of joint diseases. This class will give you valuable techniques to better cope with this potentially disabling illness. Tai Chi for Arthritis is easy to learn, enjoyable and provides many health benefits in a relatively short period of time. Please wear loose clothing and comfortable shoes. Advance registration is required. Register online (click on the date above) or call 440.356.0670, option 4.


Cleveland Clinic Yoga Class

Cleveland Clinic Wellness Yoga | Traditional
Day/Time:
Mondays (ongoing) | 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Cost: $12 per class (General Public); $5 per class (Cleveland Clinic Caregivers)

This class will incorporate postures that are practiced on a mat, on the floor, and may be done from standing, seated, or lying down on the abdomen or back. While the instructor will be able to guide participants of all ability levels, this is primarily an intermediate level class. Advance registration is required. Register by phone at 216.448.4325, option 4 or online:


Yoga for You Classes with Carole Lesko

Circle Yoga
Day/Time:
Monday (ongoing) | 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $10 per class

If you have high blood pressure, this is the yoga class for you. No inverted postures will be done in class, only gentle but strengthening moves. Guaranteed to relax you and increase your energy levels. Call Carole Lesko at 440.477.0270 to register.

Yoga for You
Day/Time: Mondays (ongoing) | 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Cost: $72 for every six classes. If more than one class is taken in a week, the fee is $6 per class.

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. There is no competition in yoga, everyone listens to their body. We will learn stretching, breathing techniques, mediation and everyone enjoys the relaxation/meditations. Call Carole Lesko at 440.477.0270 to register.

Yoga as Therapy
Day/Time:
Fridays (ongoing) | 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Cost: $72 for every six classes. If more than one class is taken in a week, the fee is $6 per class.

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. Call Carole Lesko at 440.477.0270 to register.


Qigong and Yoga Classes with Mary-Martha Corrigan

Qigong for Everyone
Day/Time:
Tuesdays (ongoing) | 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
Cost: $10 per class or $8 per class for two or more classes

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. Register at class (Room 201) for each month. If you have a question, call Mary-Martha Corrigan at 216.703.0777.

Qigong Plus
Day/Time: Tuesdays (ongoing) | 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $15 per class or $10 per class for two or more classes

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). Register at class (Room 201) for each month. If you have a question, call Mary-Martha Corrigan at 216.703.0777.

Gentle Yoga & Qigong
Day/Time:
Wednesdays (ongoing) | 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $15 per class or $10 per class for two or more classes

Make your years truly golden with this reviving morning class, which includes breath practice, meditation, Hatha Yoga and Qigong. Experience well-being, clarity and self-awareness. Bring mat and blanket. Register at class (Room 201) for each month. If you have a question, call Mary-Martha Corrigan at 216.703.0777.

Zhineng Qigong
Day/Time:
Four Thursdays | April 4, 11, 18, 25 | 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Cost: $195 (plus $30 material fee payable to instructor at first class)

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. Call Mary-Martha Corrigan at 216.703.0777 to register by Thursday, March 21, 2019.

Support Groups

Support Groups

Alzheimer's Support Group

Meeting Date: Last Thursday of the Month
Time: 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Call 1.800.272.3900 for more information.


Fairview Hospital Breastfeeding Support Group

Meeting Date: Mondays and Fridays
Time: 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Call 440.356.0347 for more information.


New Beginnings: Cleveland Clinic Bereavement Drop-In Support Group

Meeting Date: Second Tuesday of the Month
Time: 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Call 800.335.1455 ext. 84672 or 330.668.4672 for more information.


Parkinson’s Support Group

Meeting Date: Third Tuesday of the Month
Time: 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Call 440.356.0670, option 4 for more information. Please Note: this group DOES NOT meet in January, February or December.


Postpartum Depression Support Group (POEM for Moms)

Meeting Date: Every Tuesday in Room 100
Time: 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Call 216.282.4569 for more information.


Stroke (Re-Set) Support Group

Meeting Date: Last Thursday of the Month
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Some meetings are held off-site. Call 216.505.0558 for more information. Please Note: If a support group falls on a major holiday, it will be canceled.