Calendar of Classes and Events

Welcome

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
July and August 2015 (pdf)
September and October (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.


April 1

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

Class includes a warm up, aerobics and strength training routine that promotes total body well being. Focus is on building strength and improving balance and posture. For all ages and abilities. For more information or to register by phone, please call the Wellness Center at 617-243-6221.

Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: Temple Reyim

Non-aerobic routine of stretch and strength building exercises (standing, floor). Focus is on becoming/staying active and increasing muscle strength to improve health, posture, balance and reduce risk of osteoporosis. For all ages and abilities. For more information or to register by phone, please call the Wellness Center at 617-243-6221.

Time: 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Location: Temple Reyim

Non-aerobic routine of stretch and strength building exercises (standing, floor). Focus is on becoming/staying active and increasing muscle strength to improve health, posture, balance and reduce risk of osteoporosis. For all ages and abilities. 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

Class includes strength training exercises (standing) and Pilates mat work (floor) exercises to help improve balance and posture while also increasing muscular strength. For all ages with the ability to get down to and up from the floor.

Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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 to improve posture, balance and reduce risk of osteoporosis. For women of 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: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: NWH - Allen Riddle Bldg - CBE Classroom

This class is for expectant parents who are considering and would like to prepare for an unmedicated birth. Medication and epidurals are covered but the class focuses on other comfort measures to use during labor. The class emphasizes actively coping with labor, and includes time to practice and discuss ways of working with your body to manage your labor. The same material covered in the Prepared Childbirth Class is also covered, including a Hospital tour, medication options, medical interventions such as induction and Cesarean delivery, postpartum changes and the newborn.

Time: 6:30 PM - 7:45 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.

Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Temple Reyim

An aerobic class with a choreographed routine of stepping up onto and down from portable platform. Focus is on increasing energy, improved heart function and muscle strength. For all ages and abilities. For more information or to register, contact the Wellness Center at 617-243-6221.

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.

April 2

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

Pilates mat work and gentle stretching to strengthen the core muscles, tone and increase flexibility in the back and spine. Will also improve balance, breathing, energy level and posture. All levels welcome.

Time: 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Location: Temple Reyim

Seated class designed to for various fitness levels and abilities. Class format includes a thorough warm-up, strength training using hand weights, resistance bands and body weight, and gentle stretching exercises. Standing exercises may be incorporated, as appropriate.

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

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

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

This class is designed specifically for students new to Kundalini yoga. Learn the basics of proper body alignment, gentle stretching, proper breathing and various techniques for relaxation. This is a great primer for any of our other yoga class offerings. For more information or to register by phone, please call the Wellness Center at 617-243-6221

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

This is a 12 hour comprehensive class, which will help expectant parents through the stages of late pregnancy, labor, birth, and postpartum.Instructors discuss signs of labor, when to come to the hospital or birthing center, role of the support person and comfort measures such as breathing, relaxation, positions, massage, visualization, hydrotherapy, and anesthesia and analgesia. In addition, birth plans, what to expect if medical interventions are necessary, including induction of labor and cesarean delivery will be discussed. Other topics will be postpartum changes and a presentation on the newborn after delivery. A tour of the maternity unit is included. This is always a complete 12 hour childbirth class giving you the opportunity learn about labor and birth, discuss choices and concerns and meet others sharing this special time. Cost of class is for the expectant mom and her partner or labor support person.

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

A combination class designed to improve strength, flexibility and endurance. 20 minutes of stretch and abdominals, 20 minutes of cardio and 20 minutes of light weights. For all ages and abilities.

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.

April 3

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

Class includes a warm up, aerobics and strength training routine that promotes total body well being. Focus is on building strength and improving balance and posture. For all ages and abilities. For more information or to register by phone, please call the Wellness Center at 617-243-6221.

Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: Temple Reyim

Non-aerobic routine of stretch and strength building exercises (standing, floor). Focus is on becoming/staying active and increasing muscle strength to improve health, posture, balance and reduce risk of osteoporosis. For all ages and abilities. For more information or to register by phone, please call the Wellness Center at 617-243-6221.

Time: 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Location: Temple Reyim

Non-aerobic routine of stretch and strength building exercises (standing, floor). Focus is on becoming/staying active and increasing muscle strength to improve health, posture, balance and reduce risk of osteoporosis. For all ages and abilities. 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

Class includes strength training exercises (standing) and Pilates mat work (floor) exercises to help improve balance and posture while also increasing muscular strength. For all ages with the ability to get down to and up from the floor.

Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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 to improve posture, balance and reduce risk of osteoporosis. For women of 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: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Temple Reyim

Designed to meet the special needs of pregnant women. Release tension, stretch and increase strength, flexibility and energy. An excellent class for all fitness levels. Experience breathing techniques and learn to apply them in meditation and yoga. The emphasis is on breathing, meditation and gentle exercise.

Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Temple Reyim

An aerobic class with a choreographed routine of stepping up onto and down from portable platform. Focus is on increasing energy, improved heart function and muscle strength. For all ages and abilities. For more information or to register, contact the Wellness Center at 617-243-6221.

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

For beginners through advanced students. Reduce stress and awaken awareness by using dynamic breathing techniques, stretching, exercise, relaxation and meditation. Experience various techniques to use in meditation and yoga exercises. For more information or to register by phone, please call the Wellness Center at 617-243-6221.

April 5

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

This is a complete comprehensive class, which will help expectant parents through the stages of late pregnancy, labor, birth, and postpartum.Instructors discuss signs of labor, when to come to the hospital or birthing center, role of the support person and comfort measures such as breathing, relaxation, positions, massage, visualization, hydrotherapy, and anesthesia and analgesia. In addition, birth plans, what to expect if medical interventions are necessary, including induction of labor and cesarean delivery will be discussed. Other topics will be postpartum changes and a pediatrician will do a presentation on the newborn after delivery. A tour of the maternity unit is included. This is always a complete 12 hour childbirth class giving you the opportunity learn about labor and birth, discuss choices and concerns and meet others sharing this special time. Cost of class is for the expectant mom and her partner or labor support person.

Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Shipley Fitness Center

Pilates mat class with props to strengthen and tone the total body and adding flexibility exercises to help prevent injuries. All levels welcome. For more information or to register by phone, please call the Wellness Center at 617-243-6221.

Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: NWH - Conference Room - Allen Riddle Bldg. 3rd Floor
Time: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: NWH, 2nd Fl, Conference Center - Room 3

The Youngest Siblings: Preparation for Two and Three Year Olds. Children are given a brief tour highlighting the nursery and the new babies, and are shown the postpartum rooms where their mothers will be staying. They are also shown and will get a chance to practice how to safely hold a new baby. An age appropriate story about becoming a big brother or sister will be told and each child will receive a graduation certificate.The class is one hour.

Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Shipley Fitness Center

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: 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Location: NWH - Conference Room - Allen Riddle Bldg. 3rd Floor

Whether you want to lose weight, eat healthier, have more energy, or just feel better, this program is for you. During this 5 week session you'll learn practical strategies and tips to help improve your health, increase your metabolism and reach your nutritional goals. Please call the Wellness Center to register. (617) 243-6221

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: NWH, 2nd Fl, Conference Center - Room 3

This class is for children 4 years or older accompanied by a parent. Through stories, a video/slide show and hands on activities, a realistic view of a newborn's appearance, needs, and abilities will be presented. The special role of the big brother/big sister will be emphasized and a brief tour of the maternity unit will be provided. Each child will make a craft and receive a graduation certificate.

April 6

Time: 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Location: NWH,2nd Flr, Conference Center - Room #4/5

This is a complete comprehensive class, which will help expectant parents through the stages of late pregnancy, labor, birth, and postpartum.Instructors discuss signs of labor, when to come to the hospital or birthing center, role of the support person and comfort measures such as breathing, relaxation, positions, massage, visualization, hydrotherapy, and anesthesia and analgesia. In addition, birth plans, what to expect if medical interventions are necessary, including induction of labor and cesarean delivery will be discussed. Other topics will be postpartum changes and a pediatrician will do a presentation on the newborn after delivery. A tour of the maternity unit is included. This is always a complete 12 hour childbirth class giving you the opportunity learn about labor and birth, discuss choices and concerns and meet others sharing this special time. Cost of class is for the expectant mom and her partner or labor support person.

Time: 9:30 AM - 12:15 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: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: NWH - Allen Riddle Bldg.- Livingroom - 1st Flr

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: 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: NWH,2nd Flr, Conference Center - Room #1

Class is designed to give experienced parents an opportunity to focus on this pregnancy and the birth of another child.

Time: 2:30 PM - 4:30 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: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: NWH,2nd Flr, Conference Center - Room #4/5

This is a 12 hour comprehensive class, which will help expectant parents through the stages of late pregnancy, labor, birth, and postpartum.Instructors discuss signs of labor, when to come to the hospital or birthing center, role of the support person and comfort measures such as breathing, relaxation, positions, massage, visualization, hydrotherapy, and anesthesia and analgesia. In addition, birth plans, what to expect if medical interventions are necessary, including induction of labor and cesarean delivery will be discussed. Other topics will be postpartum changes and a presentation on the newborn after delivery. A tour of the maternity unit is included. This is always a complete 12 hour childbirth class giving you the opportunity learn about labor and birth, discuss choices and concerns and meet others sharing this special time. Cost of class is for the expectant mom and her partner or labor support person.

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

This class is for expectant parents who are considering and would like to prepare for an unmedicated birth. Medication and epidurals are covered but the class focuses on other comfort measures to use during labor. The class emphasizes actively coping with labor, and includes time to practice and discuss ways of working with your body to manage your labor. The same material covered in the Prepared Childbirth Class is also covered, including a Hospital tour, medication options, medical interventions such as induction and Cesarean delivery, postpartum changes and the newborn.

April 7

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

Pilates mat work and gentle stretching to strengthen the core muscles, tone and increase flexibility in the back and spine. Will also improve balance, breathing, energy level and posture. All levels welcome.

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: 6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
Location: NWH - Allen Riddle Bldg.- Livingroom - 1st Flr

Through controlled, slow and rhythmic movements achieve a state of relaxation for your body and mind. Increase circulation, promote joint & muscle flexibility, increase strength and relieve stress. Over time, you will experience a marked improvement in concentration, range of motion and balance.

Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Temple Reyim

A combination class designed to improve strength, flexibility and endurance. 20 minutes of stretch and abdominals, 20 minutes of cardio and 20 minutes of light weights. For all ages and abilities.

April 8

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

Class includes a warm up, aerobics and strength training routine that promotes total body well being. Focus is on building strength and improving balance and posture. For all ages and abilities. For more information or to register by phone, please call the Wellness Center at 617-243-6221.

Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: Temple Reyim

Non-aerobic routine of stretch and strength building exercises (standing, floor). Focus is on becoming/staying active and increasing muscle strength to improve health, posture, balance and reduce risk of osteoporosis. For all ages and abilities. For more information or to register by phone, please call the Wellness Center at 617-243-6221.

Time: 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Location: Temple Reyim

Non-aerobic routine of stretch and strength building exercises (standing, floor). Focus is on becoming/staying active and increasing muscle strength to improve health, posture, balance and reduce risk of osteoporosis. For all ages and abilities. 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

Class includes strength training exercises (standing) and Pilates mat work (floor) exercises to help improve balance and posture while also increasing muscular strength. For all ages with the ability to get down to and up from the floor.

Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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 to improve posture, balance and reduce risk of osteoporosis. For women of 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: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: NWH - Allen Riddle Bldg - CBE Classroom

This class is for expectant parents who are considering and would like to prepare for an unmedicated birth. Medication and epidurals are covered but the class focuses on other comfort measures to use during labor. The class emphasizes actively coping with labor, and includes time to practice and discuss ways of working with your body to manage your labor. The same material covered in the Prepared Childbirth Class is also covered, including a Hospital tour, medication options, medical interventions such as induction and Cesarean delivery, postpartum changes and the newborn.

Time: 6:30 PM - 7:45 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.

Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Temple Reyim

An aerobic class with a choreographed routine of stepping up onto and down from portable platform. Focus is on increasing energy, improved heart function and muscle strength. For all ages and abilities. For more information or to register, contact the Wellness Center at 617-243-6221.

April 9

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

Pilates mat work and gentle stretching to strengthen the core muscles, tone and increase flexibility in the back and spine. Will also improve balance, breathing, energy level and posture. All levels welcome.

Time: 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Location: Temple Reyim

Seated class designed to for various fitness levels and abilities. Class format includes a thorough warm-up, strength training using hand weights, resistance bands and body weight, and gentle stretching exercises. Standing exercises may be incorporated, as appropriate.

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

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

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 - 9:00 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 - 8:30 PM
Location: NWH,2nd Flr, Conference Center - Room #4/5

This is a 12 hour comprehensive class, which will help expectant parents through the stages of late pregnancy, labor, birth, and postpartum.Instructors discuss signs of labor, when to come to the hospital or birthing center, role of the support person and comfort measures such as breathing, relaxation, positions, massage, visualization, hydrotherapy, and anesthesia and analgesia. In addition, birth plans, what to expect if medical interventions are necessary, including induction of labor and cesarean delivery will be discussed. Other topics will be postpartum changes and a presentation on the newborn after delivery. A tour of the maternity unit is included. This is always a complete 12 hour childbirth class giving you the opportunity learn about labor and birth, discuss choices and concerns and meet others sharing this special time. Cost of class is for the expectant mom and her partner or labor support person.

Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Temple Reyim

A combination class designed to improve strength, flexibility and endurance. 20 minutes of stretch and abdominals, 20 minutes of cardio and 20 minutes of light weights. For all ages and abilities.

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.

April 10

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

Class includes a warm up, aerobics and strength training routine that promotes total body well being. Focus is on building strength and improving balance and posture. For all ages and abilities. For more information or to register by phone, please call the Wellness Center at 617-243-6221.

Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: Temple Reyim

Non-aerobic routine of stretch and strength building exercises (standing, floor). Focus is on becoming/staying active and increasing muscle strength to improve health, posture, balance and reduce risk of osteoporosis. For all ages and abilities. For more information or to register by phone, please call the Wellness Center at 617-243-6221.

Time: 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Location: Temple Reyim

Non-aerobic routine of stretch and strength building exercises (standing, floor). Focus is on becoming/staying active and increasing muscle strength to improve health, posture, balance and reduce risk of osteoporosis. For all ages and abilities. 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

Class includes strength training exercises (standing) and Pilates mat work (floor) exercises to help improve balance and posture while also increasing muscular strength. For all ages with the ability to get down to and up from the floor.

Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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 to improve posture, balance and reduce risk of osteoporosis. For women of 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: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Temple Reyim

Designed to meet the special needs of pregnant women. Release tension, stretch and increase strength, flexibility and energy. An excellent class for all fitness levels. Experience breathing techniques and learn to apply them in meditation and yoga. The emphasis is on breathing, meditation and gentle exercise.

Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Temple Reyim

An aerobic class with a choreographed routine of stepping up onto and down from portable platform. Focus is on increasing energy, improved heart function and muscle strength. For all ages and abilities. For more information or to register, contact the Wellness Center at 617-243-6221.

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

This is an American Heart Association course that provides the basic skills of CPR for Infants/Children and Adults. Also covered is how to help an adult, child or infant who is choking. This course is appropriate for parents, grandparents, family members, babysitters and other lay rescuers. Learn how to turn a life-threatening situation into a life-saving one. For more information or to register by phone, please call the Wellness Center at 617-243-6221.

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

For beginners through advanced students. Reduce stress and awaken awareness by using dynamic breathing techniques, stretching, exercise, relaxation and meditation. Experience various techniques to use in meditation and yoga exercises. For more information or to register by phone, please call the Wellness Center at 617-243-6221.

April 12

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

This is a complete comprehensive class, which will help expectant parents through the stages of late pregnancy, labor, birth, and postpartum.Instructors discuss signs of labor, when to come to the hospital or birthing center, role of the support person and comfort measures such as breathing, relaxation, positions, massage, visualization, hydrotherapy, and anesthesia and analgesia. In addition, birth plans, what to expect if medical interventions are necessary, including induction of labor and cesarean delivery will be discussed. Other topics will be postpartum changes and a pediatrician will do a presentation on the newborn after delivery. A tour of the maternity unit is included. This is always a complete 12 hour childbirth class giving you the opportunity learn about labor and birth, discuss choices and concerns and meet others sharing this special time. Cost of class is for the expectant mom and her partner or labor support person.

Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Shipley Fitness Center

Pilates mat class with props to strengthen and tone the total body and adding flexibility exercises to help prevent injuries. All levels welcome. For more information or to register by phone, please call the Wellness Center at 617-243-6221.

Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: NWH - Conference Room - Allen Riddle Bldg. 3rd Floor
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: NWH,2nd Flr, Conference Center - Room #1

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: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Shipley Fitness Center

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: 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Location: NWH - Conference Room - Allen Riddle Bldg. 3rd Floor

Whether you want to lose weight, eat healthier, have more energy, or just feel better, this program is for you. During this 5 week session you'll learn practical strategies and tips to help improve your health, increase your metabolism and reach your nutritional goals. Please call the Wellness Center to register. (617) 243-6221

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Location: NWH,2nd Flr, Conference Center - Room #1

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.

April 13

Time: 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Location: NWH,2nd Flr, Conference Center - Room #4/5

This is a complete comprehensive class, which will help expectant parents through the stages of late pregnancy, labor, birth, and postpartum.Instructors discuss signs of labor, when to come to the hospital or birthing center, role of the support person and comfort measures such as breathing, relaxation, positions, massage, visualization, hydrotherapy, and anesthesia and analgesia. In addition, birth plans, what to expect if medical interventions are necessary, including induction of labor and cesarean delivery will be discussed. Other topics will be postpartum changes and a pediatrician will do a presentation on the newborn after delivery. A tour of the maternity unit is included. This is always a complete 12 hour childbirth class giving you the opportunity learn about labor and birth, discuss choices and concerns and meet others sharing this special time. Cost of class is for the expectant mom and her partner or labor support person.

Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: NWH - Allen Riddle Bldg.- Livingroom - 1st Flr

For those who have completed the Reiki 1 Workshop. Taught by Wendy Caves, RN, BA, Reiki Master/Teacher. For more information, call the Wellness Center at 617-243-6221.

Time: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: NWH,2nd Flr, Conference Center - Room #4/5

This is a 12 hour comprehensive class, which will help expectant parents through the stages of late pregnancy, labor, birth, and postpartum.Instructors discuss signs of labor, when to come to the hospital or birthing center, role of the support person and comfort measures such as breathing, relaxation, positions, massage, visualization, hydrotherapy, and anesthesia and analgesia. In addition, birth plans, what to expect if medical interventions are necessary, including induction of labor and cesarean delivery will be discussed. Other topics will be postpartum changes and a presentation on the newborn after delivery. A tour of the maternity unit is included. This is always a complete 12 hour childbirth class giving you the opportunity learn about labor and birth, discuss choices and concerns and meet others sharing this special time. Cost of class is for the expectant mom and her partner or labor support person.

Time: 3:30 PM - 6:15 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: 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: NWH,2nd Flr, Conference Center - Room #1

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.

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

This class is for expectant parents who are considering and would like to prepare for an unmedicated birth. Medication and epidurals are covered but the class focuses on other comfort measures to use during labor. The class emphasizes actively coping with labor, and includes time to practice and discuss ways of working with your body to manage your labor. The same material covered in the Prepared Childbirth Class is also covered, including a Hospital tour, medication options, medical interventions such as induction and Cesarean delivery, postpartum changes and the newborn.

April 14

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.

April 16

Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 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 - 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.

April 17

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

Designed to meet the special needs of pregnant women. Release tension, stretch and increase strength, flexibility and energy. An excellent class for all fitness levels. Experience breathing techniques and learn to apply them in meditation and yoga. The emphasis is on breathing, meditation and gentle exercise.

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

This American Heart Association (AHA), HealthCare Provider CPR (BLS)course is for medical and allied health professionals. This class includes adult, child and infant CPR, as well as two-person CPR, ambu bag use and instruction in the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED). Particpants will receive an American Heart Association certification card valid for two years.

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: 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.

April 19

Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: NWH,2nd Flr, Conference Center - Room #1

The Youngest Siblings: Preparation for Two and Three Year Olds. Children are given a brief tour highlighting the nursery and the new babies, and are shown the postpartum rooms where their mothers will be staying. They are also shown and will get a chance to practice how to safely hold a new baby. An age appropriate story about becoming a big brother or sister will be told and each child will receive a graduation certificate.The class is one hour.

Time: 9:30 AM - 12:15 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: 10:00 AM - 12:30 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.

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: NWH,2nd Flr, Conference Center - Room #1

This class is for children 4 years or older accompanied by a parent. Through stories, a video/slide show and hands on activities, a realistic view of a newborn's appearance, needs, and abilities will be presented. The special role of the big brother/big sister will be emphasized and a brief tour of the maternity unit will be provided. Each child will make a craft and receive a graduation certificate.

Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: NWH,2nd Flr, Conference Center - Room #1

Learn the important information needed to become a responsible babysitter. Class will cover what to do in an emergency, choke saving, first aid and diapering. Also, important questions to ask parents and the differences babysitting for infants, toddlers, pre school and school-aged children are addressed.You will make a babysitting treasure box to bring with you on your jobs and receive a certificate.

April 20

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

This class is for expectant parents who are considering and would like to prepare for an unmedicated birth. Medication and epidurals are covered but the class focuses on other comfort measures to use during labor. The class emphasizes actively coping with labor, and includes time to practice and discuss ways of working with your body to manage your labor. The same material covered in the Prepared Childbirth Class is also covered, including a Hospital tour, medication options, medical interventions such as induction and Cesarean delivery, postpartum changes and the newborn.

April 23

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

Pilates mat work and gentle stretching to strengthen the core muscles, tone and increase flexibility in the back and spine. Will also improve balance, breathing, energy level and posture. All levels welcome.

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: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: NWH - Allen Riddle Bldg.- Livingroom - 1st Flr

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.

Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Temple Reyim

Non-aerobic routine of stretch and strength building exercises (standing, floor). Focus is on becoming/staying active and increasing muscle strength to improve health, posture, balance and reduce risk of osteoporosis. For all ages and abilities. For more information or to register by phone, please call the Wellness Center at 617-243-6221.

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.

April 24

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

Class includes a warm up, aerobics and strength training routine that promotes total body well being. Focus is on building strength and improving balance and posture. For all ages and abilities. For more information or to register by phone, please call the Wellness Center at 617-243-6221.

Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: Temple Reyim

Non-aerobic routine of stretch and strength building exercises (standing, floor). Focus is on becoming/staying active and increasing muscle strength to improve health, posture, balance and reduce risk of osteoporosis. For all ages and abilities. For more information or to register by phone, please call the Wellness Center at 617-243-6221.

Time: 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Location: Temple Reyim

Non-aerobic routine of stretch and strength building exercises (standing, floor). Focus is on becoming/staying active and increasing muscle strength to improve health, posture, balance and reduce risk of osteoporosis. For all ages and abilities. 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

Class includes strength training exercises (standing) and Pilates mat work (floor) exercises to help improve balance and posture while also increasing muscular strength. For all ages with the ability to get down to and up from the floor.

Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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 to improve posture, balance and reduce risk of osteoporosis. For women of 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: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Temple Reyim

Designed to meet the special needs of pregnant women. Release tension, stretch and increase strength, flexibility and energy. An excellent class for all fitness levels. Experience breathing techniques and learn to apply them in meditation and yoga. The emphasis is on breathing, meditation and gentle exercise.

Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Temple Reyim

An aerobic class with a choreographed routine of stepping up onto and down from portable platform. Focus is on increasing energy, improved heart function and muscle strength. For all ages and abilities. For more information or to register, contact the Wellness Center at 617-243-6221.

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

For beginners through advanced students. Reduce stress and awaken awareness by using dynamic breathing techniques, stretching, exercise, relaxation and meditation. Experience various techniques to use in meditation and yoga exercises. For more information or to register by phone, please call the Wellness Center at 617-243-6221.

April 26

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

This is a complete comprehensive class, which will help expectant parents through the stages of late pregnancy, labor, birth, and postpartum.Instructors discuss signs of labor, when to come to the hospital or birthing center, role of the support person and comfort measures such as breathing, relaxation, positions, massage, visualization, hydrotherapy, and anesthesia and analgesia. In addition, birth plans, what to expect if medical interventions are necessary, including induction of labor and cesarean delivery will be discussed. Other topics will be postpartum changes and a pediatrician will do a presentation on the newborn after delivery. A tour of the maternity unit is included. This is always a complete 12 hour childbirth class giving you the opportunity learn about labor and birth, discuss choices and concerns and meet others sharing this special time. Cost of class is for the expectant mom and her partner or labor support person.

Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Shipley Fitness Center

Pilates mat class with props to strengthen and tone the total body and adding flexibility exercises to help prevent injuries. All levels welcome. For more information or to register by phone, please call the Wellness Center at 617-243-6221.

Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: NWH,2nd Flr, Conference Center - Room #1

This is a complete comprehensive class, which will help expectant parents through the stages of late pregnancy, labor, birth, and postpartum.Instructors discuss signs of labor, when to come to the hospital or birthing center, role of the support person and comfort measures such as breathing, relaxation, positions, massage, visualization, hydrotherapy, and anesthesia and analgesia. In addition, birth plans, what to expect if medical interventions are necessary, including induction of labor and cesarean delivery will be discussed. Other topics will be postpartum changes and a pediatrician will do a presentation on the newborn after delivery. A tour of the maternity unit is included. This is always a complete 12 hour childbirth class giving you the opportunity learn about labor and birth, discuss choices and concerns and meet others sharing this special time. Cost of class is for the expectant mom and her partner or labor support person.

Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Shipley Fitness Center

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.

April 27

Time: 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Location: NWH,2nd Flr, Conference Center - Room #4/5

This is a complete comprehensive class, which will help expectant parents through the stages of late pregnancy, labor, birth, and postpartum.Instructors discuss signs of labor, when to come to the hospital or birthing center, role of the support person and comfort measures such as breathing, relaxation, positions, massage, visualization, hydrotherapy, and anesthesia and analgesia. In addition, birth plans, what to expect if medical interventions are necessary, including induction of labor and cesarean delivery will be discussed. Other topics will be postpartum changes and a pediatrician will do a presentation on the newborn after delivery. A tour of the maternity unit is included. This is always a complete 12 hour childbirth class giving you the opportunity learn about labor and birth, discuss choices and concerns and meet others sharing this special time. Cost of class is for the expectant mom and her partner or labor support person.

Time: 9:30 AM - 12:15 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: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: NWH,2nd Flr, Conference Center - Room #4/5

This is a 12 hour comprehensive class, which will help expectant parents through the stages of late pregnancy, labor, birth, and postpartum.Instructors discuss signs of labor, when to come to the hospital or birthing center, role of the support person and comfort measures such as breathing, relaxation, positions, massage, visualization, hydrotherapy, and anesthesia and analgesia. In addition, birth plans, what to expect if medical interventions are necessary, including induction of labor and cesarean delivery will be discussed. Other topics will be postpartum changes and a presentation on the newborn after delivery. A tour of the maternity unit is included. This is always a complete 12 hour childbirth class giving you the opportunity learn about labor and birth, discuss choices and concerns and meet others sharing this special time. Cost of class is for the expectant mom and her partner or labor support person.

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

This class is for expectant parents who are considering and would like to prepare for an unmedicated birth. Medication and epidurals are covered but the class focuses on other comfort measures to use during labor. The class emphasizes actively coping with labor, and includes time to practice and discuss ways of working with your body to manage your labor. The same material covered in the Prepared Childbirth Class is also covered, including a Hospital tour, medication options, medical interventions such as induction and Cesarean delivery, postpartum changes and the newborn.

April 28

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

Pilates mat work and gentle stretching to strengthen the core muscles, tone and increase flexibility in the back and spine. Will also improve balance, breathing, energy level and posture. All levels welcome.

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: NWH - Allen Riddle Bldg.- Livingroom - 1st Flr

Through controlled, slow and rhythmic movements achieve a state of relaxation for your body and mind. Increase circulation, promote joint & muscle flexibility, increase strength and relieve stress. Over time, you will experience a marked improvement in concentration, range of motion and balance.

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: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Temple Reyim

Designed to meet the special needs of pregnant women. Release tension, stretch and increase strength, flexibility and energy. An excellent class for all fitness levels. Experience breathing techniques and learn to apply them in meditation and yoga. The emphasis is on breathing, meditation and gentle exercise.

Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Temple Reyim

Non-aerobic routine of stretch and strength building exercises (standing, floor). Focus is on becoming/staying active and increasing muscle strength to improve health, posture, balance and reduce risk of osteoporosis. For all ages and abilities. For more information or to register by phone, please call the Wellness Center at 617-243-6221.

Time: 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Location: NWH - Conference Room - Allen Riddle Bldg. 3rd Floor

April 29

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

Class includes a warm up, aerobics and strength training routine that promotes total body well being. Focus is on building strength and improving balance and posture. For all ages and abilities. For more information or to register by phone, please call the Wellness Center at 617-243-6221.

Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: Temple Reyim

Non-aerobic routine of stretch and strength building exercises (standing, floor). Focus is on becoming/staying active and increasing muscle strength to improve health, posture, balance and reduce risk of osteoporosis. For all ages and abilities. For more information or to register by phone, please call the Wellness Center at 617-243-6221.

Time: 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Location: Temple Reyim

Non-aerobic routine of stretch and strength building exercises (standing, floor). Focus is on becoming/staying active and increasing muscle strength to improve health, posture, balance and reduce risk of osteoporosis. For all ages and abilities. 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

Class includes strength training exercises (standing) and Pilates mat work (floor) exercises to help improve balance and posture while also increasing muscular strength. For all ages with the ability to get down to and up from the floor.

Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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 to improve posture, balance and reduce risk of osteoporosis. For women of 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: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: NWH - Allen Riddle Bldg - CBE Classroom

This is a 12 hour comprehensive class, which will help expectant parents through the stages of late pregnancy, labor, birth, and postpartum.Instructors discuss signs of labor, when to come to the hospital or birthing center, role of the support person and comfort measures such as breathing, relaxation, positions, massage, visualization, hydrotherapy, and anesthesia and analgesia. In addition, birth plans, what to expect if medical interventions are necessary, including induction of labor and cesarean delivery will be discussed. Other topics will be postpartum changes and a presentation on the newborn after delivery. A tour of the maternity unit is included. This is always a complete 12 hour childbirth class giving you the opportunity learn about labor and birth, discuss choices and concerns and meet others sharing this special time. Cost of class is for the expectant mom and her partner or labor support person.

Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Temple Reyim

An aerobic class with a choreographed routine of stepping up onto and down from portable platform. Focus is on increasing energy, improved heart function and muscle strength. For all ages and abilities. For more information or to register, contact the Wellness Center at 617-243-6221.

Time: 6:30 PM - 7:45 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.

April 30

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

Pilates mat work and gentle stretching to strengthen the core muscles, tone and increase flexibility in the back and spine. Will also improve balance, breathing, energy level and posture. All levels welcome.

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 - 9:00 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: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Temple Reyim

This class is designed specifically for students new to Kundalini yoga. Learn the basics of proper body alignment, gentle stretching, proper breathing and various techniques for relaxation. This is a great primer for any of our other yoga class offerings. 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 - 9:00 PM
Location: NWH,2nd Flr, Conference Center - Room #4/5

This class is for expectant parents who are considering and would like to prepare for an unmedicated birth. Medication and epidurals are covered but the class focuses on other comfort measures to use during labor. The class emphasizes actively coping with labor, and includes time to practice and discuss ways of working with your body to manage your labor. The same material covered in the Prepared Childbirth Class is also covered, including a Hospital tour, medication options, medical interventions such as induction and Cesarean delivery, postpartum changes and the newborn.

Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Temple Reyim

Non-aerobic routine of stretch and strength building exercises (standing, floor). Focus is on becoming/staying active and increasing muscle strength to improve health, posture, balance and reduce risk of osteoporosis. For all ages and abilities. For more information or to register by phone, please call the Wellness Center at 617-243-6221.

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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