Will, Grundy hospitals host health programs
May 1, 2012 3:12PM
Updated: June 3, 2012 8:03AM
EFT to Weight Loss: From 6:30-9 p.m. May 2, Challenge Fitness, 2021 S. Lawrence Ave., Lockport, is offering EFT to Weight Loss for people 16 and older. Students are taught the self-applied acupressure technique that assists in eliminating the emotional components of addictive habits. The fee is $35 for residents or $40 for non-residents. For more information, visit www.lockportpark.org or call 815-838-3621, Ext. 0.
Scoliosis screening: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 4, offered by Dr. Anthony Rinella, spine surgeon at the Silver Cross Health Center, 12701 W. 143rd St., Homer Glen. To register, call 1-877-694-7722. The screenings are free and available for children and adults.
Birthing center tours: 1:30 p.m. May 6 at Silver Cross Hospital, 1900 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Tours are to help new parents prepare and expect the best from their birthing experience. To register, visit www.silvercross.org or call 888-660-4325.
Adult drumming workshop: 6:30-8 p.m. May 8, St. Peters United Church of Christ, 12 Sauk Trail, Frankfort. The goals of this workshop are to facilitate identifying one’s personal and inner responses to loss. There will be a limited supply of drums available, so the workshop is limited to 12 participants. Call 815-469-7100 to reserve a space.
Breastfeeding class: 6:30-9 p.m. May 9 at Silver Cross Hospital, Pavilion A, Conference Center Room 2AB, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Support person welcome. Cost is $15. To register, visit www.silvercross.org or call 888-660-4325.
May 10, 17, 24
Prepared childbirth class: 6:30-9 p.m. Thursdays, May 10, 17 and 24 at Silver Cross Hospital, Pavilion A, Conference Center Room 2AB, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Participants will receive instruction from a registered nurse on breathing, relaxation and floor exercise techniques. Cost is $75. To register, visit www.silvercross.org or call 1-888-660-4325.
May 11, 25;
June 8, 22
Free blood pressure check: 9-10 a.m. May 11 and 25 and June 8 and 22 at Provena Saint Joseph Medical Center’s West Tower Lobby. This free service allows you to keep up with your health and monitor your blood pressure. It is sponsored by the Senior Spirit Department of PSJMC. Call 815-725-9438.
Joint tune-up/arthritis program: 10:15-11:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays for seniors at Challenge Fitness Pool, 2021 S. Lawrence Ave., Lockport. The program is included in the Challenge Fitness Premium Membership and free for SilverSneakers. The fee is $3 for residents or $4 for non-residents. Visit www.lockportpark.org or call 815-838-3621, Ext. 0.
Items for the health/fitness calendars must be submitted in writing 10 days prior to the Wednesday on which they should run. We prefer all items e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also send them to: Health/Fitness Roundup, 2175 Oneida St., Joliet, IL 60435 or fax to 815-773-7950. For more information call Jean Edwards at 815-773-7172.