Calendar of Classes and Events

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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 (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.


December 18

Time: 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Location: Temple Reyim

Non-aerobic routine of strength building exercises (standing & floor) using repetitions, resistance bands and hand weights. Focus is on using correct form for maximum strength gain and to improve posture, balance and reduce the risk of osteoporosis. 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: 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

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: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: Temple Reyim

Aerobic class based on dance moves and includes arm and core strengthening exercises. Focus is on energy boost, improved heart function and stress reduction. For all ages and abilities, no dance experience required.

Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Temple Reyim

Designed specifically for new students. Learn the basics of proper body alignment, gentle stretching, dynamic breathing and various techniques for relaxation. A great primer for any of our other Yoga class offerings.

Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: NWH - Allen Riddle Bldg - CBE Classroom

This American Heart Association course is designed to teach the skills of CPR and foreign body airway obstruction for the infant, child and adult, and provide instruction in the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED). This course is approved by the Office of Child Care Services and is appropriate for daycare providers, nannies, lifeguards and people whose job requires them to respond to cardiac emergencies. Participants will receive official certification from the American Heart Association, which is good for two years. 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 - 7:30 PM
Location: Temple Reyim

Zumba is great class whether you want to start a new exercise program or trying to rev up your current exercise routine. Join us for this fun and lively class taught by an experienced instructor. If you love rhythm (or even if you are a little rhythm challenged) this is the class for you. Zumba fuses Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a dynamic workout. The goal is simple: to work out, to love working out, and for you to find a program that you will want to stick with!Zumba has coined the term "fitness party" and makes fitness fun! For all ages and abilities, no dance experience required.

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

Life with a new baby is exciting. This class will provide expectant parents with guidance, tips and support as they prepare for the birth of their child. Using doll models you will learn about infant bathing and dressing, feeding, infant communication, crying, sleep patterns, signs of illness, how to take a baby's temperature, when to call a physician and the needs and adjustments of becoming a family. Meets once. Cost is for expectant woman and her support person/partner.

Time: 7:15 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: Temple Reyim

For beginners through advanced students. Balance your body and mind. Increase physical vitality and mental clarity. In each class you will breathe consciously, practice kriyas (moving combinations of postures) and relax deeply to integrate the benefits.The class will close with meditation which brings awareness, control of thoughts and reduces stress. Call the Wellness Center 617-243-6221 for more information.

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