NOTICE: Not all classes are offered each session. Please check the schedules and fee listing to ensure that your class of interest is currently being offered. If you do not see your class of interest as an option, be assured it will be available at a later date.
Monday, March 4th at 6:00pm at the Meyer Center and Wednesday, March 6th at Noon at the Esic Center, presented by Vicki Raab, MA, RD, LD
External otitis - by Anderson Hospital
More commonly known as swimmer's ear - an infection of the outer ear canal. To learn more about hearing loss, hearing aids and how to keep your ears healthy, Anderson Hospital will have information available on the following dates:
March 11th/Esic Center
April 12th/Meyer Center
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Everyday peace doesn't mean trying to be happy all the time. It just means learning how to deeply value your own life. Join Elise Rebmann of Peacefull Mommas, Inc for a 7 week introduction to peace at home. We will cover graditude, meditation, emotional acceptance, releasing guilt and learning how to work around the roadblocks that life provides.
Location: Esic Center Conference Room
When: Mondays, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Cost: $35.00 YMCA members • $55.00 Non-members
CPR for the Adult, Infant & Child, AED, and First Aid
(Not for Healthcare Providers or Lifeguards) The purpose of this class is to train lay responders to overcome any reluctance to act in an emergency situation and to recognize and care for life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies. This also gives individuals the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care for victims of sudden cardiac arrest through the safe use of an automated external defibrillator (AED). First Aid skills include pressure bandaging, immobilization and sudden illnesses.
For more information and to register contact Lois at (618) 465-7704. You may also register at www.redcross.org. This class is held every 3rd Tuesday of the month from 4pm - 10pm. Location: Esic Center Conference room.
Brought to you by: American Red Cross Southwestern Illinois Chapter
Our services can help you whether your goal is to manage your weight, lower disease risk, enhance physical performance, or simply eat healthy while maintaining a busy lifestyle. A one-on-one, nutrition consultation will provide a nutrition evaluation including an individual health assessment, medical history, dietary history, lifestyle characteristics, and psychological factors to create a personalized plan. You will receive scientifically-based advice, a complete nutritional analysis, realistic recommendations, and up-to-date nutritional information that will allow for long-lasting results.
“Our registered dietitians will develop personalized plans to assist you with the following:”
* Simple whole foods based plans for optimal wellness
* Healthy shopping and grocery shopping tours
* Prevention or management strategies for weight influenced conditions (diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure,
* Improve athletic/physical performance specific to your sport
* Better shape for weddings, vacations, reunions, skinny jeans
* Increase nutrition and variety for picky toddlers & husbands
* Quick & healthy meal plans for busy parents
* Balanced meals for digestive disorders and food intolerances
Laka Huyette, MS, RD, LDN, ACE
Laka “Lay-kah” has a Master’s degree in Clinical Nutrition and B.S. in Nutrition & Fitness and Medical Dietetics. She is a licensed Wellness & Health Coach through the Wellcoaches organization and holds a certificate of training in weight management from the American Dietetic Association. Laka has over 9 years of experience working in the nutrition & fitness field.
For more information on our services, please call 618-656-0436 ext. 26.
Nutrition counseling rates: $50 single session • $145 / 3 sessions • $400 / 10 sessions
Reality Self Defense Class
(Ages 13 - adult)
In this class you will learn important strategies to help avoid violent situations, plus tactics and techniques for handling violence when it is unavoidable. This class is for students that with any level of knowledge and skill level is beginner to advanced. Aquire in depth knowledge of self protection while increasing overall fitness through practical drills.
Esic: Multi-purpose room
Tuesdays 7:05pm - 8:00pm
Children Self Defense Class
(Ages 6 - 12)
This two hour workshop is for kids ages 6 through 12. Children will learn to deal with bullies and predetors. Children will learn what behaviors to watch for and practice how to escape safely. Participants will receive an informational packet with description of techniques covered plus tips for parents.
Esic: Multi-purpose room
3:00am - 5:00pm
Adult Self Defense
This is a three hour workshop for adults (16 and over). This workshop will cover basic self defense techniques. Participants will practice strategies and tactics to use in multiple situations both at home and in public. Participants will receive a packet containing information covered in the workshop for practice at home.
Esic: Activity room
3:00pm - 5:00pm
If you are new to Yoga or mastering your own practice, let us guide you in this mind/body journey of awareness, strength, and flexibility. Elevate your concentration, stamina, vitality, and energy.
Beginners To Intermediate Yoga
Beginners To Intermediate Yoga: These classes are open to all who wish to learn Yoga basics and refine their practice. Classes are open to all levels, beginning to advanced. We will practice Yoga breath (pranayama), dynamic postures (asanas), and the flow of breath (vinyasa). Though the practice of integrating breath and refining postures, participants will increase flexibility, strength, balance and feel relaxed and restored.
Bender Ball Pilates
Core training with the use of the Bender Ball. A dynamic, safe approach that is pain free for all levels.
A series of relaxing poses and time to pause and breathe to sooth your soul and calm your spirit and stretch your muscles.