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Wellness Classes

Educational programs and classes are also offered at the Women's Center. We believe when women learn more about their own health and wellness they feel empowered to take an active role in managing their health throughout the stages of life.

Please visit whhs.com/womenscenter or call 510.818.7301 to register or for more information.

For the schedule for our Wellness programs, click here.

Educational programs and classes are also offered at the Women's Center. We believe when women learn more about their own health and wellness, they feel empowered to take an active role in managing their health throughout the stages of life.

Please call 510.818.7301 to register

Click here to learn more about classes offered.

We offer the following wellness classes:

Mind, Body, and Wellness

Open to women and men, unless otherwise noted

Balance Matters

This program incorporates training in core strength and endurance to promote better balance. This evidence-based program will empower those who may limit themselves by fear of falling.

  • When: Tuesdays, 10 to 11 a.m.
  • Location: Wellness Center conference room*
  • Class size: Limited to 12
  • Fee: $40 monthly
  • Call: 510.818.7301 to register or for more information

Heartfulness Meditation

Beginning September 5. Heartfulness meditation is a simple method to experience a practical way of uncovering the heart's unlimited resources. Listen and follow your inner self through meditation. Come and experience the beauty of the heart!

  • When: Thursdays, 12 to 1 p.m. (introduction, four-week session)
  • Thursdays, 1:15 to 2 p.m. (intermediate, ongoing)
  • Location: Wellness Center conference room*
  • Class size: Limited to 20
  • Fee: Complimentary
  • Call: 510.818.7301 to register or for more information

Gentle Yoga

Gentle yoga practice supports overall health and consists of basic movements, structural alignment and breathing awareness. No previous yoga experience is necessary.

  • When: Mondays, 12 to 1 p.m.
  • Tuesdays (candlelit), 6 to 7 p.m
  • Wednesdays, 2 to 3 p.m.
  • Thursdays, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. or 5:45 to 6:45 p.m.
  • Fridays (chair only), 10 to 11 a.m.
  • Location: Wellness Center conference room*
  • Class size: Limited to 10
  • Fee: $60 for six sessions
  • Call: 510.818.7301 to register or for more information

Evening Lecture Series

Women Empowering Women

Join Dr. Victoria Leiphart as she guides you through a 30-minute short lecture followed by one-hour open discussion regarding women’s issues.

  • When: Third Thursday of each month, 7 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Location: Wellness Center conference room*
  • Class size: Limited to 25
  • Fee: Complimentary
  • Call: 510.818.7301

Programs Featuring Physical Activity

Always consult your physician before beginning any exercise program.

“Keep it Moving” Exercise Program

We offer active group exercise classes (open to women and men) designed to help seniors and older adults maintain their cardiovascular health, strength and flexibility.

  • When: Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Mondays and Wednesdays, 4 to 5 p.m.
  • Location: Wellness Center conference room*
  • Class Size: Limited to 16
  • Fee: $60 for six weeks (12 one-hour classes)
  • Call: 510.818.7301 to register or for more information

Tai Chi Program

This exercise program uses gentle Sun-style tai chi routines for every fitness level. Tai chi is an ancient practice proven to reduce pain and improve your mental and physical wellness.

  • When: Thursdays, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Location: Wellness Center conference room*
  • Class Size: Limited to 12
  • Fee: $40 per month
  • Call: 510.818.7301 to register or for more information

Ladies Choice Program

Get into shape by joining the Ladies Choice Program. We offer our clients an individualized exercise program in a comfortable, friendly environment. For women only.

  • When: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4 to 6 p.m.
  • Location: Cardiac Rehab Gym, suite 210, Washington West, 2500 Mowry Ave., Fremont
  • Class Size: Limited to 18
  • Fee: $50 per month
  • Call: 510.818.7301 to register or for more information

*Wellness Center conference room is located at Washington West, 2500 Mowry Ave., suite 145, Fremont

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