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Gentle Tai Chi

Date(s): Mon and Fri

Since the first widespread promotion of tai chi health benefits in the early 20th century, it has developed a worldwide following among people for its benefit for health and health maintenance. Studies of tai chi support its effectiveness as an alternative exercise and as a form of meditative pain reduction that focuses on positive energy flows. it is reported that focusing the mind solely on the movements of the form helps to bring about a state of mental calm and clarity. Besides general health benefits and stress management attributed to tai chi training, this form of exercise has been found to nurture core-strength and balance.  Also: Chi Times  - practice your "forms" with our instructor.  This 20 minute focused session on Wednesday at 12:15 p.m.


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Infant CPR education

Date(s): Weds

Take 30 minutes out of your busy day to learn infant CPR.  Saving Baby's Life ...When Every Second Counts is an instructional DVD designed to educate parents and infant caregivers on how to perform infant CPR and what to do for a choking infant.  This class does not provide a certification but will provide the knowledge needed to perform infant CPR through observing an instructional video.  This learning tool was developed by Geraldine Hickey, RN, found of Baby Zone and Beyond.  The DVD uses the newly revised 2010 American Heart Association guidelines for infant CPR.  Sign up Now!  Session times are Wednesdays at 12 noon and 4 p.m. in the Minges Wellness Center.  Call 252-522-7014 with questions.


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Your Blood Pressure: Reaching the Target 2016 classes

Date(s): Jan 11, Feb 9, Mar 7, Apr 12, May 24, Jun 13, Jul 13, Aug 29, Sept 14, Oct 12, Nov 9, Dec 7

A one hour basic hypertension educational class for anyone who has higher than normal blood pressure and needs to understand the condition better in order to have good blood pressure control.  Class size is limited and credit for attendance requires the participant to be present for the full session. Registration must be done by contacting Gail Carraway at 252-522-7014. Dates and Times - Jan 11 at 2 p.m., Feb 9 @ 10 a.m., March 7 @ 10 a.m., Apr 12 @ 10 a.m., May 24 @ 2 p.m., June 13 @ 2 p.m., July 13 @ 2 p.m., Aug 29 @ 10 a.m., Sept 14 @ 1 p.m., Oct 12 @ 1 p.m., Nov 9th @ 1 p.m. and Dec 7 @ 1 p.m.

 

 


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Your Blood Pressure Reaching the Target - May 1

Date(s): May 1

A one hour basic hypertension educational class for anyone who has higher than normal blood pressures and needs to understand the condition better in order to have good blood pressure control.  The class will cover the basics of high blood pressure - what it is, causes, risk factors, complications, treatment, classification of high blood pressure medications and how to correctly check your blood pressure.  All classes will be in the Neuse Room which is easily accessible through the Wellness Center entrance.  Class sizes are limited and credit for attendance requires the participant to be present for the full session.  Registration for each class must be done by contacting Gail Carraway at 252-522-7014.


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HealthyLife Weigh - May 2017

Date(s): May 2, 9, 16 & 23

This weight management program focuses on weight loss goals supported by healthier nutrition practices and increased physical activity.  It is ideal for the individual needing to lose 10-40 pounds, and at a state of readiness where lifestyle changes can be made.  Nutrition education is delivered by a registered dietitian and focuses on the necessary formula for permanent weight loss: balancing calorie intake from food and calorie output through physical activity.  We will assist you in making permanent lifestyle changes to help you get to and stay at a healthy body weight.  Each series consists of 4 classes, and attendance at all 4 classes is necessary for full benefit. 

  • Class #1: Get the Ball Rolling - portion distortion, meal plans, tracking
  • Class #2: More or Less - nutrients to increase and decrease
  • Class #3: Smart Choices - grocery shopping, recipe makeovers
  • Class #4: Mind over Matter - emotional eating, slips & staying on track

Participants receive two months membership in the Minges Wellness Center with an individual exercise plan developed with an exercise specialist.  Required registration for each session may e completed by calling the Minges Wellness Center at 252-522-7014. Cost is $150 at registration.


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Know Your Numbers

Date(s): March 8, April 6, May 3

Stop by the Minges Wellness Center classroom to have your cholesterol levels checked.  The Corporate & Community Health nurses will be onsite to perform fingerstick cholesterol testing.  Testing results will include your total cholesterol, triglycerides, LDL and HDL levels. Testing results will be available within 10 minutes.  Fasting encouraged for most accurate results.  Free cholesterol education material will be provided to help you develop a heart healthy lifestyle. The cost for the screening is $15. Call 252-522-7014 with questions.


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HealthyLife Weigh - June 2017

Date(s): June 5, 12, 19 & 26

This weight management program focuses on weight loss goals supported by healthier nutrition practices and increased physical activity. It is ideal for the individuals needing to lose 10-40 pounds, and at a state of readiness where lifestyle changes can be made. Nutrition education is delivered in a 4 week program led by a registered dietitian and focuses on the necessary formula for permanent weight loss: balancing calorie intake from food and calorie output through physical activity. We will assist you in making permanent lifestyle changes to help you get to and stay at a healthy body weight.  This is not a diet but a new way of incorporating positive eating and activity habits.  Each series consists of 4 classes, and attendance at all 4 classes is necessary for total benefit.

  • Class #1: Get the ball rolling - portion distortion, meal plans, tracking
  • Class #2: More or Less - nutrients to increase & decrease
  • Class #3: Smart Choices - grocery shopping, recipe makeovers
  • Class #4: Mind over Matter - emotional eating, slips, and staying on track

Participants will receive two months membership in the Minges Wellness Center with an individual exercise plan developed with an exercise specialist.  Required registration for each session may be completed by calling the Minges Wellness Center at 252-522-7014. Cost $150 at registration.


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Your Blood Pressure Reaching the Target - June 6

Date(s): June 6

A one hour basic hypertension educational class for anyone who has higher than normal blood pressures any needs to understand the condition better in order to have good blood pressure control. The class will cover the basics of high blood pressure - what it is, causes, risk factors, complications, treatment, classification of high blood pressure medications and how to correctly check your blood pressure.  All classes will be in the Neuse Room easily accessible through the Wellness Center.  Class sizes are limited and credit for attendance requires the participant to be present for the full session.  Registration for each class must be done by contacting Gail Carraway at 252-522-7014.


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HealthyLife Weigh - July 2017

Date(s): July 6, 13, 20 & 27

This weight management program focuses on weight loss goals supported by healthier nutrition practices and increased physical activity.  It is ideal for the individual needing to lose 10-40 pounds, and at a stage of readiness where lifestyle changes can be made.  Nutrition education is delivered in a 4 week program led by a registered dietitian and focuses on the necessary formula for permanent weight loss: balancing calories intake from food and calorie output through physical activity.  We will assist you in making permanent lifestyle changes to help you get to and stay at a healthy body weight.  This is not a diet but a new way of incorporating positive eating and activity habits.  Each series consists of 4 classes, and attendance at all 4 classes is necessary for full benefit.

  • Class #1: Get the Ball Rolling - portion distortion, meal plans, tracking
  • Class #2: More or Less- nutrients to increase & decrease
  • Class #3: Smart Choices - grocery shopping, recipe makeovers, eating out
  • Class #4: Mind over Matter - emotional eating, slips & staying on track

Participants will receive two months membership in the Minges Wellness Center with an individual exercise plan developed with an exercise specialist.  Required registration for each session may be completed by calling the Minges Wellness Center at 252-522-7014.  Cost $150 at registration.


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Your Blood Pressure Reaching the Target - July 24

Date(s): July 24

A one hour basic hypertension educational class for anyone who has higher than normal blood pressures and needs to understand the condition better in order to have good blood pressure control. The class will cover the basics of high blood pressure - what it is, causes, risk factors, complications, treatment, classification of high blood pressure medications and how to correctly check your blood pressure.  All classes will be in the Neuse Room easily accessible via the Wellness Center.  Class sizes are limited and credit for attendance requires the participant to be present for the full session.  Registration for each class must be done by contacting Gail Carraway at 252-522-7014.


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