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Community Wellness Classes

Members of the community are invited to join us for classes and presentations that focus on topics related to health and wellness. Most classes are offered free of charge unless otherwise indicated. Registration is required for all classes.

Enroll by calling 630.909.7102.

Living Well with MS

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic, inflammatory, autoimmune disease of the central nervous system which can result in impaired movement, coordination, sensation and thinking.

Join us for a free presentation by Marianjoy physician Padma Srigiriraju, MD, therapists and a fitness trainer which will help participants understand:

  • The signs and symptoms of the disease
  • What may exacerbate symptoms and ways to manage flare-ups
  • The benefits of therapy and exercise

Registration is required. Please call 630.909.7102 to register.

Cost: Free
Date: Wednesday, October 18, 6:30 - 7:45 pm
Where: Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital
26W171 Roosevelt Road, Wheaton

Therapeutic Golf Program

Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital, part of Northwestern Medicine, is dedicated to helping individuals with disabilities return to recreational activities they enjoy. Marianjoy's Therapeutic Golf Program was developed to help participants learn or return to the game of golf.

When: Classes take place every Monday and Thursday for five weeks. Sessions are ongoing. Call to find out when the next session begins.
Time: Seasonal clinics
Cost: $25 per clinic
Learn more

Yoga Core

Yoga is the perfect exercise to help calm your mind, stretch your body and firm your core. All physical ability levels are welcome, and modifications to the poses will be shown.

When: Classes take place every Monday and Thursday for five weeks. Sessions are ongoing. Call to find out when the next session begins.
Time: 5:45-6:45 p.m.
Where: The Marianjoy Conference and Education Center
Cost: $50 per five-week session. Payment can be made the first evening of class. Checks are accepted.
To register: call 630.909.7102

Marianjoy's Center for Emerging Fitness — Group Classes

Whether you are an experienced athlete, new to exercise, or have physical limitations, join us in Marianjoy's Emerging Fitness Center for a variety of group exercise classes. We welcome all fitness and ability levels and can modify exercises for your individual needs. Read more about our program.

When: Monday through Friday. Four-or six-week sessions are available.
Times: Call for class meeting times
Where: Marianjoy Outpatient Pavilion, lower level
Cost: Four-week sessions - $25; Six-week session - $40
To register: Call 630.909.7150

Marianjoy's Center for Emerging Fitness — Personal Training

Formulate, meet and reach beyond your fitness goal with Marianjoy's personal trainer, Ashley Davis. Whether you are new to exercise, have physical limitations, or are an experienced fitness enthusiast, Ashley will work with you to set your goals and develop a personalized exercise routine. Ashley has more than six years of experience helping children, teens, adults and seniors reach their fitness goals. She is specially trained in modifying exercise programs for individuals with arthritis, osteoporosis, knee replacements, multiple sclerosis and spinal stenosis. Read more about our program.

When: Monday through Friday
Times: Morning, afternoon and evening times are available
Where: Marianjoy Outpatient Pavilion, lower level
Cost: Eight sessions - $300 (60 min.) or $150 (30 min.); Six sessions - $250 (60 min.) or $125 (30 min.)
To register: Call 630.909.7150

Adult Self-Conditioning Pool Program

Created for patients who have previously received aquatic therapy at Marianjoy, this program allows participants to independently perform the aquatic exercise home programs prescribed by their therapist. A Marianjoy therapist is in the pool to answer questions and provide assistance as needed. Participants must be fully continent, have intact skin with no open areas or wounds, and be medically able to exercise in a warm-water environment. For more information on class dates, times, or to register, please call 630.909.7102.

 

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