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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.

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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.

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


Moroccan Cooking | Feb. 15, 2016 | 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $15, plus $9 food fee payable to the instructor the evening of class. 

Treat yourself to something a little different in this class. You'll learn how to make rich savory dishes with spices that will be certain to expand your cooking skills. Both the meat-based and vegetarian dishes of this part of the world will delight you with both their flavor and simplicity. 


Citrus Cuisine | Feb. 22 | 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $15, plus $9 food fee payable to the instructor the evening of class. 

Winter is citrus season and it makes sense to take advantage of that fact. Well beyond making juice in class you will learn how to use a variety of citrus fruits in main dishes, side dishes, salads, desserts and more. 


Soups of the World | Mar. 7 | 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $15, plus $9 food fee payable to the instructor the evening of class. 

Soup seems to be the universal comfort food. From hearty to light, piping hot to icy cold soup recipes are as different as the places they come from. This class will explore many cultural soup traditions. From Eastern Asia to Eastern Europe, South America to West Africa you will get a chance to sample soup from all over the globe. 


Cooking for 1 or 2 | March 21 | 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $15, plus $8 food fee payable to the instructor the evening of class. 

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. 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. 


Mediterranean Cooking | April 11 | 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $15, plus $9 food fee payable to the instructor the evening of class. 

With a beautiful climate and access to the sea the foods of the Mediterranean will awake your senses. From the Grecian Isles to foods of the Middle East you will get a chance to try some tasty, simple dishes that you can easily duplicate at home. 


Marvelous Mushrooms | April 25 | 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $15, plus $8 food fee payable to the instructor the evening of class. 

Mushrooms are available in a wide array these days and are very versatile. If you are unsure how to maximize them in cooking this class is for you because you’ll learn how to cook with all sorts of mushrooms and get a chance to taste several dishes that focus on using them. 

Guest Chefs Cooking & Instructional Classes

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


Cleveland Vegan | Healthy Baking – Yes, it can be done!
Date & Time: 
Monday, Feb. 8 | 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $10 per person ($8 food fee due the evening of class)
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5 to register by phone or click on the date to register online.

Description:
 Come and learn with Cleveland Vegan how to prepare bakery items that are delicious but healthy. We will discuss how to substitute egg and dairy in baking; baking with no sugar; and give some tips on gluten free and raw baking as well. 



The Blonde Italian…Make It Gourmet in Minutes | Perfect Pasta and Sauce Every Time
Date & Time: Thursday, March 10 | 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 
Cost: $15 per person ($8 food fee due the evening of class)
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5 to register by phone or click on the date to register online.

Description: Come and learn from the owner of the Blonde Italian! She will offer tips on how to cook pasta perfectly every time, answer frequently asked questions on pasta and sauces and instruct  you on ways to make light seasoned sauces to top your pasta.



Bearded Buch | Kombucha Basic Brewing Workshop
Date & Time:
Monday, March 14 | 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $10 per person (When registering for the class, you can choose to order materials to start your own kombucha at home. See costs below. You will pay for the kit the evening of class).
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5 to register by phone or click on the date to register online.

Description: Have you ever wanted to learn how to brew kombucha at home? Well now you can! Aaron Powell, owner of Bearded Buch will discuss the magic mushroom, the alien, the blob, the SCOBY, whatever you call it. You will learn everything that you need to know at Kombucha Basics Class, 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.


Nature’s Bin and Nature’s Bin Catering | Quinoa - The Protein-Packed Ancient Grain 
Date & Time: March 22 | 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $10 per person ($8 food fee due the evening of class)
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5 to register by phone or click on the date to register online.

Description: You’ve heard about quinoa, you’ve possibly even eaten quinoa, but have you learned to make quinoa? Join Nature's Bin Executive Chef Tana Fry to learn about this wonderful ancient grain, including its nutritional benefits and origins. You’ll also learn to prepare a healthy and light quinoa salad that can be served as a side dish, or a main dish. 

Learn how to save a life with us

CPR: Heartsaver AED Course*
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5 for the most up-to-date schedule.


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, check the online calendar or 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.

Educational & Instructional Programs

Straight from the Heart Sponsored Health Talks

Women and Heart Disease
Date & Time: Wednesday, Feb. 10 | 7 to 8 p.m.
Cost: FREE
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or click on the date above to register online.

Description: 
Heart disease is the single leading cause of death for women in America and most developed countries and claims the lives of more women than all forms of cancer combined. That’s 100% scary. Unfortunately, only 13 percent of women identify cardiovascular disease as the greatest health problem facing women today. Join Mark Angel, MD, Cleveland Clinic interventional cardiologist, who will discuss how cardiovascular disease in women is diagnosed; risk factors for heart disease in women associated with menopause; and ways for women to reduce their overall risk of the disease. 


FEBRUARY
Are You Suffering With a Lung Disease? Learn to Breathe Easier
Date & Time: Tuesday, Feb. 2 | 7 to 8 p.m. 
Cost: FREE
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or click on the date above to register online.

Description:
Join Ohio Chest Physicians for an informal discussion about pulmonary fibrosis and other lung diseases that affect your ability to breathe. You will learn about the many programs available including a pulmonary rehabilitation exercise program, which teaches you about your lung disease, how to exercise safely and most importantly how to manage your disease.

Essential Oils and Emotions
Date & Time: Thursday, Feb. 4 | 7 to 8 p.m.
Cost: FREE
Registration: For more information or to register, contact Sharon Mack at 440.623.9000.

Description: This is a class associated with the essential oils targeted for emotional health. We’ll give you suggestions on how to use essential oils for hand massages and general well-being. 


Self-Defense Training Class
Date & Time: Thursday, Feb. 18 | 6 to 8 p.m. 
Cost: FREE
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or click on the date above to register online.

Description: Come learn basic Streetwise Self Defense and Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) techniques at this free event. Participants will learn basic strikes, kicks and blocks. They also will learn what to do if an attacker grabs, chokes or holds them. The moves are easy to learn and execute. This event is open to men and women of all ages. The class will be directed by Cleveland Clinic Police Department, North Coast Defense Academy and local law enforcement. Space is limited and reservations are REQUIRED. 


MARCH

Women’s Health: Spring Cleaning for Body & Mind
Date & Time: Thursday, March 3 | 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $15 per person
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or click on the date above to register online.

Description: In this course Sara Green, RN, (Australia) and Certified Holistic Health Coach and Jennifer Warden, Clinical Social Worker and Certified Nutritionist, will share how to shed the winter doldrums and emerge anew for spring. The even-ing will include food suggestions with a seven day kick start spring menu using seasonal whole food ingredients; self-care suggestions to help you find the balance between caring for yourself and caring for others; reading suggestions; and a closing meditation. Journals will be provided. Please wear comfortable clothing. We encourage you to enroll with a girlfriend! 


Changing the Way You Think About Exercise: Incorporating Exercise into Your Life
Date & Time: Thursday, March 10 | 1 to 2 p.m.
Cost: FREE
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or click on the date above to register online.

Description: Attend this timely talk presented by Katie Damico, PT, DPT, OCS, as she identifies the most common barriers to exercise and how to overcoming them. Ms. Damico will explain techniques that will incorporate exercise into your daily life and a variety of strategies to foster success. 


The Mediterranean Diet – A Heart Healthy Eating Plan
Date & Time: Wednesday, March 16 | 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. 
Cost: FREE
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or click on the date above to register online.

Description: Research continues to show that a Mediterranean Diet 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 eating plan. 


Eating Right for Diabetes and Heart Disease
Date & Time: Wednesday, March 23 | 6:45 to 8 p.m.
Cost: FREE
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or click on the date above to register online.

Description: Good nutrition is essential to manage diabetes, maintain a strong heart and prevent future cardiac events. Join Mira Ilic, MS, RD, LD, a registered dietitian nutritionist from Cleveland Clinic to learn about new and exciting information on the best nutritional choices to maintain a “heart healthy” lifestyle. 


APRIL

Boost Brain Function with Neurofeedback
Date & Time: Thursday, April 7 | 10 to 11:30 a.m. 
Cost: FREE
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or click on the date above 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 of-ten, 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. 


Aging and Your Eyesight
Date & Time: Thursday, April 14 | 1 to 2 p.m.
Cost: FREE
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or click on the date above to register online.

Description: 
Age sometimes brings changes that weaken your vision and eyes, but there are things you can do to maintain
lifelong eye and overall health. The solution may be as simple as using brighter lights around the house or seeing your doctor more frequently to screen for age-related diseases. Come to this important health talk presented by Cleveland Clinic Ophthalmologist, Ryan Deasy, M.D. to learn how early detection and treatments can delay or reduce the severity of aging eye conditions. 


Introduction to Mindfulness and Meditation
Date & Time: Tuesday, April 26 | 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $35 (includes workbook)
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or click on the date above to register online.

Description: 
This class will give you the basics of meditation and mindfulness and simple practices to quiet the mind, relax the body and lift your spirit! A CD will be available for purchase the evening of class. This class is directed by Mary Lou Stricklin, MSN, RN, CNS, FAAN. 
Educational & Instructional Series

Your Monthly Meditation Experience 
Cost: $15 per session
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or click the date below to register online. Reservations are required for each session. 

Description:
These open sessions with guided meditation and focused topical discussions will be offered once a month on Thursdays from 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. through 2016. Join us to experience calm and relaxation. These sessions are directed by Mary Lou Stricklin, MSN, RN, CNS, FAAN.

Those new to or practiced in meditation are welcome!

Download the flier.


Cultivating Gratitude: Emotional Longevity 
Cost: $60 for four (4) session or $20 for a single session
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone; Register for the Entire Series, or click on a date below to register for individual sessions. 

Description: 
Discover how cultivating gratitude can improve your health, and well-being, as well as contribute to the enhancement of your interpersonal relationships. Learn to recognize the positive experiences we have every day, but frequently dismiss because of the overwhelming focus on the negative. Learn how to experience gratitude in simple everyday thoughts, words, and deeds and see how your life and everyday experiences can be enhanced! These sessions are directed by Patricia Popovich, PhD.

Session 1: Wednesday, Jan. 27 | 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Current Research on Emotions: The effects of emotions on our longevity; discovering our character strengths; how beliefs, environment, behavior, and genetics affect our emotional well-being.

Session 2: Saturday, Feb. 27 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Introduction to Positive Psychology: Positive and Negative emotions, The Positivity Survey, and learning to balance positive and negative emotions.

Session 3: Wednesday, March 23 | 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Focus on the Positive Emotion: Gratitude - Defining gratitude; brief history of gratitude and evolution to today; experiential activity "recognizing gratitude." 

Session 4: Saturday, April 23 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Current Research on Gratitude: Discover the life enhancing benefits to cultivating gratitude; determine ways to cultivate gratitude personally and interpersonally; take home item "implementing gratitude."

Download the flier.


Reiki Training – Level 1 through Master 
Reiki is a safe, gentle, non-invasive form of hands-on, energy based healing. It works with the body’s natural energy to support healing and balance physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being. Common issues addressed with Reiki include anxiety, pain, spiritual and emotional distress, and nausea. These sessions are directed by Reiki Master, Chaplain Elyse Berry.

Reiki Level 1 
Date & Time:
 Saturday, April 2 | 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $150 (plus $20 for the manual – payable to instructor at first class)
Description: Reiki Level 1 will teach you about Reiki, its history, techniques, and the energy system. You will learn how to do Reiki on yourself and others. A certificate of completion will be provided.

Reiki Level 2 

Date & Time:
Saturday, April 16 | 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $150 (uses Level 1 manual) 
Description: Reiki Level 2 will go more in-depth into learning about Reiki and will teach you more advanced techniques. Level 1 is a prerequisite. A certificate of completion will be provided. 

Reiki Master
Date & Time: Saturday, April 30 | 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $150 (plus $20 for the manual – payable to instructor at first class)
Description: Reiki Master is the most advanced class. You will learn the Master techniques, including how to attune others to Reiki, and will then be qualified to teach Reiki classes. Levels 1 and 2 are prerequisites. A certificate of completion will be provided. 

Registration: 
Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or click on the date above to register online.

Download the flier.



SEVA: Acupressure for Stress Relief: Part One (Seva Self Care) 
Date & Time: Saturday, Feb. 13 | 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. or Wednesday, April 13 | 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. 
Cost: $25 per person
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or click on the date to register online.

Description:
This three hour class teaches an acupressure protocol (The Seva Stress Release) that can be used for self-care, addressing a wide range of needs, including general relaxation and well-being or extreme shock and stress. This dynamic and interactive workshop allows the participant to fully experience the Seva Stress release through demonstration and hands-on practice. Workshop participants learn a unique touch method, various effective acupoints and how to use this protocol for self-care. In this workshop participants learn about the healing and transforming power of acupressure, practice techniques to use for self-care, and take home skills they can use for the rest of their life.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes
At the completion of the workshop participants will be able to:
• Discuss the importance of self-care
• Demonstrate touch method used in Soul Lightening Acupressure
• Locate and access 15 specific acupoints
• Demonstrate and return demonstration the Seva Stress Release for self-care during lab practicums
• Describe and practice therapeutic presence and relationship interactions with others

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this class. 

The Seva class is directed by Rev. Tricia L. Gilbert, MDiv, BCC, Director of Spiritual Care and Healing Services at Fairview and Lakewood hospitals.

Continuing Education Credits Available through: AHNA: American Holistic Nurses Association; NCBTMB: Massage Therapists; NCCAOM: Acupuncturists & Asian Bodywork Therapists. 

Download the flier.

SEVA Stress Release: Part 2 (For Others) 
Date & Time: Saturday, March 5 | 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. or Wednesday, May 11 | 6:00 to 9 p.m. 
Cost: $25 per person
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or click on the date above to register online.

This is part two of our introductory training. Our special form of acupressure touch is reviewed, and students learn to give acupressure to others. The Seva Stress Release is demonstrated and practiced in two new ways: seated in chairs and lying comfortably on massage tables. After taking modules one and two, students have enough information and skill to practice easily on themselves, as well as with family and friends. Prerequisite: SEVA: Acupressure for Stress Relief: Part One

The Seva class is directed by Rev. Tricia L. Gilbert, MDiv, BCC, Director of Spiritual Care and Healing Services at Fairview and Lakewood hospitals.

Continuing Education Credits Available through: AHNA: American Holistic Nurses Association; NCBTMB: Massage Therapists; NCCAOM: Acupuncturists & Asian Bodywork Therapists. 

Download the flier (link above).


The Total Joint Pre-Op Education Class 

Dates & Times: Wednesdays | 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. | Jan. 6 or 20; Feb. 3; March 9; April 6 or 20
Wednesdays | 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. | Feb. 17; March 23
Cost: Free
Registration: Click on the calendar and search by date to register online or call 216.476.9005.

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. Free. Registration required. 

Group Exercise Classes

Ab Attack!
Days & Time:
Mondays & Wednesdays (ongoing) | 6:30 to 7 p.m.
Cost: $35 for a 10-class card
Registration: Click on the calendar and search by date to register online or 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 to 8 p.m.
Cost: $35 for a 10-class card
Registration: Click on the calendar and search by date to register online or 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 to 9:50 a.m.
Cost: $35 for a 10-class card
Registration: Click on the calendar and search by date to register online or 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 to 10:50 a.m.
Cost: $35 for a 10-class card
Registration: Click on the calendar and search by date to register online or 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 to 6:30 p.m.
Day & Time: Fridays | 5:15 to 6 p.m.
Cost: $35 for a 10-class card
Registration: Click on the calendar and search by date to register online or 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 to 5:30 p.m. or Thursdays | 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $35 for a 10-class card
Registration: Click on the calendar and search by date to register online or 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 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 - Thursday | 8 to 9 a.m. and 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday | 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. (childcare available)
Monday, Wednesday | 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Friday ½ hour express | 5:30 to 6 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday | 10 to 11 a.m.
Cost: $165* from Jan. 2 through May 1. Bring a friend and you both receive an extra $15 off.
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 to 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $55 per eight-class term or $130 for three terms (save $35)
Sessions: 2015: Nov. 9 – Dec. 7 (No class Nov. 11); Dec. 9–Jan. 11 (No class Dec. 28, 30) | 2016: Jan. 13 – Feb. 10 (No class 1/18); Feb. 17 – March 14 (No class 2/15); March 16 – April 11 (No class 4/13); April 18 – May 116:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Registration: Visit www.flexcity.com or call 440.729.FINE (3463) to register

Description: 
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 to 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 

Description: 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 - Learn and grow strong with us!

Chef for a Day! **Canceled**


Safe Sitter® Babysitting Class - (space is very limited)
Dates: Saturday, March 19
Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Cost: $60 per student
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or click on the dates above 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. Download the flier.


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 search the calendar and 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. Download the flier.


Mom & Baby Yoga (Infants 6 weeks to crawlers) 
Day & Time: Wednesdays (ongoing) | 10 to 11 a.m.
Cost: $50 for a 10-class card
Registration: Call 440.356.0670, option 5, to register by phone, or or search the calendar and 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. Download the flier.

Learn plant-based cooking with us
Plant-Based Cooking Classes

Your Printable Guide to the following Plant-Based Classes


Cleveland Vegan | Healthy Baking – Yes, it can be done! 
Day and Time: Monday, Feb. 8 | 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $10 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: 
Come and learn with Cleveland Vegan how to prepare bakery items that are delicious but healthy. We will discuss how to substitute egg and dairy in baking; baking with no sugar; and give some tips on gluten free and raw baking as well. Download the flier.


Try mindful exercises with us

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 216.448.4325, option 4 to register for this class or register online.

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 |  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 | (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 | 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 | Ongoing | 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 | Ongoing | 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, April 7 - 28 | 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 March 24, 2016 for the April 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.