New Healthy Lifestyle Programs Added at Wellness Center in Pleasant Hills

Jefferson Hills, PA - January 21, 2010

Two new classes join the list of healthy lifestyle programs being offered by Jefferson Regional Medical Center at Jefferson Regional Wellness Center in Pleasant Hills.

Drop 10 in 10 is a 10-week guided weight management program designed to help participants lose 10 pounds or 10 percent of their body weight through a program of balanced nutrition, sensible activity and meaningful lifestyle changes. The 10-week program begins Feb. 25 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The fee is $16 for Highmark members (for program materials) and $101 for non-Highmark members (class fee and program materials).

The Spectrum is a new six-week Dean Ornish class that offers choices along a continuum of physical, mental and spiritual health. The class, which begins March 3 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., focuses on exercise, nutrition, stress management and group support. There is no charge for Highmark members; non-Highmark members are charged a $260 fee.

Also being offered in March at the Wellness Center is a new session of Eat Well for Life II, March 2 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. This is a four-week lifestyle improvement program that helps participants acquire a new taste for better eating and wellness. It is a continuation of Eat Well for Life I, which also is offered at the Wellness Center.

Discover Relaxation Within II, a four-week lifestyle improvement program, starts March 8, 6:30 to 8 p.m. This program is free for Highmark insurance members; $65 for non-Highmark members. Personal Nutrition Coaching, which is individualized nutritional counseling with a registered dietitian, also is offered free for Highmark members or $60 for non-Highmark members.

To register for classes, call 412-469-7100. The Wellness Center is located at 712 Clairton Blvd. (Route 51), Pleasant Hills. Free parking is available.

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Candy Williams
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Jefferson Regional Medical Center
565 Coal Valley Road
Jefferson Hills, PA 15025
412-469-5000

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412-469-7000

Community Programs:
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