Dancing is great exercise! Elana provides a fun and effective
that obesity is a growing problem among the populations served at Family Health Care led to the development of the “Fit-for-Life”
program. Severe medical problems, including diabetes, heart disease and other obesity-associated may be significantly reduced
with even modest weight reduction.
the program in 2001 as a simple support and informational group, it has expanded to include a full fitness program. Exercise
opportunities include aerobics, yoga, and karate and cooking and nutrition classes are provided six days weekly. A well-equipped
fitness center with bicycles, treadmills, steppers and weights is staffed by certified personal trainers and exercise instructors.
Our overall goal is to increase
the health of participants through increased fitness and weight reduction when appropriate. We promote increased regular physical
activity and reduced sedentary activity among adults and children. We utilize personal motivation and selected physical activities
to encourage the clients to adopt a healthier lifestyle.
Annual memberships are available and community members are
welcome to come by for a tour.
Movement classes include Karate, yoga, dance, aerobics and specialized classes
for those with arthritis.
Nutrition information and even a special low-fat cooking class are available.
Karate and Jump rope are especially popular with children and teens.