MVHS Wellness Center announces classes


The Mohawk Valley Health System Wellness Center begins a new session of specialty classes on Saturday, March 10.

Classes run in eight-week sessions and space is limited with registration on a first-come, first-served basis.

Participants must register and pay for the eight-week session of class in advance or purchase a pre-paid punch card for per-class entry. Classes take place at Wellness Center, Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Ave., Utica, unless otherwise noted.

Call 315-624-5484 or email to register for classes or to purchase a membership. Classes include:

Aqua Attack: A combination of cardiovascular and strengthening exercises to target your core and other major muscle groups.

Water running is also included in this workout which can help you reach your personal fitness goals. Classes are open to men and women of all ages and fitness levels.

Saturdays at 9 a.m.; March 10 to May 3. Cost is $45.

Aquatics for Back Pain: This class is a combination of water exercises and stretches to reduce back pain and to increase flexibility and mobility. The buoyancy and warmth of the water offers additional benefits to this exercise program. Classes are open to men and women of all ages and fitness levels

Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11:30 a.m.; March 13 to May 3. Cost is $45.

Mommy & Me Aquatics: A program for moms and dads and their babies to help build important developmental skills while promoting parent/child bonding. The class provides kids with a fun and stimulating experience in the comfort of a heated pool.

Scholarships are available through Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals for families who qualify.

Saturdays at 10 a.m. (6 months to 23 months) and 11 a.m. (2-4 years old); March 10 to May 3. Cost is $70.

Yoga: Gain strength and flexibility, and achieve relaxation through breath and movement.

Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m.; March 13 to May 3; at Chapel in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, St. Luke’s Campus, 1650 Champlin Ave., New Hartford. Cost is $60.


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