Calendar of Classes and Events


Childbirth Education
Whether you are expecting a baby for the first time or have other children, all parents have questions about birth and caring for their newborn. Childbirth Education classes give you the opportunity to become familiar with the choices you have and will help you make informed decisions about your labor, your birth and your baby.

Our childbirth classes follow the content and time guidelines recommended by Lamaze International and the Boston Association of Childbirth Educators. All of our instructors are certified in their area.
Registration/Info: 617-243-6649
Maternity Tours are held once or twice a week at 5:30 pm. Register at 617-243-6649.

Or please visit our maternity virtual tour.

Wellness Center
Our exercise and fitness classes are designed to accommodate various levels and abilities. Instructors are always able to suggest ways of adapting any class or workout to meet your individual needs. Please note you must pre-register to attend a class. You may also register for any class at any time during the session and the price of the class will be adjusted accordingly.
Current Schedule of Exercise, Pilates, Yoga and Tai Chi Classes

Fall 2015 Class Schedule (PDF)
Registration/Info: 617-243-6221

Insurance Reimbursement: Ask your insurance provider about coverage. We will provide a certificate of completion to submit to your insurance company upon request.

September 25

Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Temple Reyim

A yoga that blends breathing, movement, stretching, meditation and chanting. Emphasis is on gentle exercise, relaxation and meditation. For more information or to register by phone, please call the Wellness Center at 617-243-6221.

Time: 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Location: Temple Reyim

Non-Aerobic combination of strength training exercises (standing and floor), Pilates mat work (floor) and yoga inspired movement. Focus is on building core strength and improving balance. For all ages with the ability to get down to and up from the floor. For more information or to register by phone, please call the Wellness Center at 617-243-6221.

Time: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Temple Reyim

The most gentle form of yoga for those with mobility limitations.

Time: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Temple Reyim

Non-aerobic routine of strength building exercises (standing & floor) using repetitions, resistance bands and hand weights. For all ages with the ability to get down to and up from the floor. Focus is on using correct form for maximum strength gain to improve posture, balance and reduce risk of osteoporosis. For more information or to register by phone, please call the Wellness Center at 617-243-6221.

Time: 6:30 PM - 9:15 PM
Location: NWH - Allen Riddle Bldg.- Livingroom - 1st Flr

This is the American Heart Association course CPR for Family and Friends (Infant and Child). Class will cover CPR for the infant from birth to 1 yr of age as well as CPR for the child up to 8 years of age. In addition to teaching CPR and choke-saving skills; this three-hour class will cover the following injury prevention topics: Childproofing your home, product, fire and water safety, home safety supplies, poison prevention, how to choose and use a car seat and toy safety. Whether you are a parent, grandparent, teacher or a babysitter, this single session will provide you with the vital skills that turn a life-threatening situation into a lifesaving one. You will receive the American Heart Association CPR booklet and a class packet.

Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: NWH - Allen Riddle Bldg - CBE Classroom

The HypnoBirthing® method, developed by Marie Mongan, is a comprehensive childbirth education class that emphasizes effective birthing techniques to enable you to work with the natural rhythms of your body, facilitating a more comfortable birthing experience and minimizing the need for interventions. This 12+ hour class teaches relaxation and self-hypnosis techniques to release the fear that causes tension and pain and to enhance the release of the body’s own natural anesthesia. Offered weekly or weekends. $210/couple, includes text book and CDs.

Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: NWH,2nd Flr, Conference Center - Room #4/5

A class designed to help you get breastfeeding your baby off to a good start! The class will cover the structure and function of the breast, proper latch-on and positioning, nutrition, feeding patterns, growth spurts and the pumping and storage of breast milk. Although a natural process, breastfeeding is a learned experience for both mother and baby and classes contribute to breastfeeding success. Meets once.

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