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12/01/14 – 12/31/14

Diabetes Education Classes

St. Mary's Diabetes Education Department offers classes to meet your needs and schedule. Prior to registering for a class, our diabetes education staff will meet one-on-one with you to review your diagnosis, history, and needs, and help you decide which class is best for you. Physician referral and advance registration is required for all diabetes education services. St. Mary's Diabetes Education services are covered by Medicare and most major insurance plans. St. Mary’s is one of the first 38 hospitals in the nation to earn The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval for Advanced Inpatient Diabetes Care. For information, please contact the Diabetes Education Department at (706) 389-2060 or bmelvin@stmarysathens.org.
Heart Care
Diabetes Care
12/01/14 – 12/30/14

Stretch & Balance

A core class focusing on balance and deep stretching. Great for beginners and advanced levels. Class meets on Mondays at 5:30pm and Tuesdays at 9am. Free for members; $10 per class for non-members. St. Mary's Wellness Center is located just off Ga. 316 near Loop 10 at 2470 Daniells Bridge Road.
Health and Fitness
Heart Care
Complementary Health
12/01/14 – 12/29/14

Bundles of Joy

This support group offers mothers a chance to learn from each other, weigh their babies before and after breastfeeding, and monitor the baby's advancement from week to week. Coordinator: Laura Crowe, BSHP, IBCLC. Mondays, 1:00-3:00pm. St. Mary's Hospital, 1230 Baxter Street, Athens. Free.
Women's Health
Children's Health
Childbirth Classes
Support Groups
12/01/14 – 12/29/14

Interval Training

Variety uses a combination of beginner step, abs and weights to improve muscle tone and flexibility. Mondays at 5:30pm and Saturdays 10:00am. Free for members; $10/class for non-members. St. Mary's Wellness Center is located just off Ga. 316 near Loop 10 at 2470 Daniells Bridge Road.
Health and Fitness
Senior Health
Women's Health
Arthritis & Joint Care
12/01/14 – 12/31/14

Triple Fit

This class combines cardio, sculptng and flexibility. Great for all levels. It includes 20 minutes of Cardio, 20 minutes of Strength and 20 minutes of flexibility. Join us for this class every Mon/Wed/Fri at 8:30am and also at 4:30pm on Wednesdays at our Wellness Center located at 2140 Daniells Bridge Road off the Oconee Connector.
Health and Fitness
Heart Care
12/01/14 – 12/31/14

TRX Training - Total Body Sculpting

The TRX Suspension Training is the original, best-in-class workout system that leverages gravity and your bodyweight to perform hundreds of exercises. You're in control of how much you want to challenge yourself on each exercise - because you can simply adjust your body position to add or decrease resistance. The TRX Suspension Trainer: Delivers a fast, effective total-body workout Helps build a rock-solid core Increases muscular endurance Benefits people of all fitness levels (pro athletes to seniors) Can be set-up anywhere (gym, home, hotel or outside) Let ACSM Certified Personal Trainer, Angela Hix guide you to be the best YOU with a total body sculpting 30 minute workout using TRX Suspension Training! Email elamkin@stmarysathens.org or visit the front desk to book your sessions today.
Health and Fitness
Heart Care
Women's Health
Health and Safety
12/01/14 – 12/31/14

Cardiac Rehab Phase III

St. Mary's Phase III Cardiac Rehabilitation Program is for people who have reached the final stage in their recovery from a heart condition, heart surgery or angioplasty, and who want to reduce their risk of a cardiac condition, including heart attack. This class emphasizes exercise and education to maintain a healthy lifestyle. You will participate in regular exercise classes at St. Mary's Wellness Center, where the staff will help you continue progressing through your individually tailored fitness plan, including monitoring and documenting your blood pressure and heart rate before and after exercise. You will be free to move through the Wellness Center's spacious exercise area, and will be closely observed by trained staff in case any problems arise. Phase III participants can exercise up to three times per week for an affordable monthly charge. Weekly educational articles are available to patients. A physician order and copy of a stress test taken within one year of entrance are required. Class times are available Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, 7:30-11:30am. St. Mary's Wellness Center is located just off Ga. 316 near Loop 10 at 2470 Daniells Bridge Road, in The Exchange.
Health and Fitness
Heart Care
12/01/14 – 12/31/14

Supervised Exercise

St. Mary's Wellness Center is pleased to offer a Supervised Exercise Program for people who need extra supervision while they exercise. This medically monitored program provides peace of mind for people who can benefit from exercise but who have been diagnosed with conditions such as severe diabetes, congestive heart failure, obesity, high blood pressure, poor pulmonary function, etc. The program offers supervision and monitoring by health care professionals; comfortable, class-type setting for support and camaradarie; cardiovascular and strength training exercise with access to the full range of equipment offered by St. Mary's Wellness Center, and more. A physician order is required. Classes meet Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 7:30-11:30am, and cost $35 per month. Call (706) 389-2915 for information. St. Mary's Wellness Center is located just off Ga. 316 near Loop 10 at 2470 Daniells Bridge Road, in The Exchange.
Health and Fitness
Heart Care
Senior Health
Diabetes Care
Arthritis & Joint Care
12/01/14 – 12/31/14

Abs/Glutes/Body Bar

Hour class using weighted bars focusing on strengthening & toning and working abdominal & gluteus muscles. Meets Mondays and Wednesdays at 6:30pm. Free for members; $10 per class for non-members. For more details, call (706) 389-3355. St. Mary's Wellness Center is located just off Ga. 316 near Loop 10 at 2470 Daniells Bridge Road, in The Exchange.
Health and Fitness
Heart Care
Women's Health
12/01/14 – 12/31/14

PEP (Paced Exercise Program)

The Paced Exercise Program is designed for those who require a slower pace in fitness due to Parkinson Disease, Stroke, poor balance, orthopedic limitations or neurological disorders. Class time is 1 hour and offered at 9:45am on Mondays and 10:30am on Wednesdays. St. Mary's Wellness Center is located just off Ga. 316 near Loop 10 at 2470 Daniells Bridge Road, in The Exchange. Free for Wellness Center members; $5 per class for guests of members; $10 per class for non-members.
Health and Fitness
Arthritis & Joint Care
12/01/14 – 12/30/14

Step and Tone

Focuses on beginning step, sculpting and ab work. Class held Monday, Tuesday and Thursdays at 10:00am at St. Mary's Wellness Center. Free for members; $10 per class for non-members. St. Mary's Wellness Center is located just off Ga. 316 near Loop 10 at 2470 Daniells Bridge Road, in The Exchange.
Health and Fitness
Heart Care
Women's Health
12/01/14 – 12/29/14

Low Impact Cardop Sculpt

A low impact cardio class using weights and steps. No choreography. Class held Mondays at 4:30pm at St. Mary's Wellness Center. Free for members; $10 per class for non-members. St. Mary's Wellness Center is located just off Ga. 316 near Loop 10 at 2470 Daniells Bridge Road, in The Exchange.
Health and Fitness
Heart Care
Complementary Health
Senior Health
Women's Health
Health and Safety
Diabetes Care
Arthritis & Joint Care
12/01/14 – 12/31/14

Yoga-Lates

A combination of Pilates techniques with balance & core training. Classes held Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays at 7:30am. Free for members; $10 per class for non-members. St. Mary's Wellness Center is located just off Ga. 316 near Loop 10 at 2470 Daniells Bridge Road, in The Exchange.
Health and Fitness
Heart Care
Complementary Health
Women's Health
Arthritis & Joint Care
12/01/14 – 12/29/14

Awesome Abs

1 30 minute class targeting the abdominal area. May include some balance work and exercises to strengthen the back and core. Classes held Mondays at 9:30am. Classes held at St. Mary's Wellness Center. Free for members, $10 for non-members. St. Mary's Wellness Center is located just off Ga. 316 near Loop 10 at 2470 Daniells Bridge Road.
Health and Fitness
Heart Care
Complementary Health
Women's Health
12/02/14 – 12/30/14

Body Sculpting

Define and strengthen your muscles in this moderate intensity level class. Classes are every Tuesday and Thursday at 5:30pm. at St. Mary's Wellness Center. Free for members; $10 per class for non-members. St. Mary's Wellness Center is located just off Ga. 316 near Loop 10 at 2470 Daniells Bridge Road.
Health and Fitness
Arthritis & Joint Care
12/02/14 – 12/30/14

Stroke Education Classes

St. Mary's Center for Rehabilitative Medicine offers the Stroke Education Classes to anyone who is interested in stroke and stroke care. Classes are free; pre-registration is required. Please call 706-389-3550. Tuesdays - Speech Therapy - 4:00-5:00pm Wednesdays - OT/PT - 4:00-5:00pm Thursdays - Social Work - 4:00-5:00pm Fridays - Nursing - 3:00-4:30pm
Health and Fitness
12/02/14 – 12/30/14

Yoga

Class includes postures to balance the outer body, breathing to strengthen the innter body and concentration to renew the mind. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7:00pm. Free for Wellness Center members; $10 per class for non-members. St. Mary's Wellness Center is located just off Ga. 316 near Loop 10 at 2470 Daniells Bridge Road, in The Exchange.
Health and Fitness
Complementary Health
12/02/14 – 12/30/14

Cardio Cross Fit

Classes held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 6:30pm at St. Mary's Wellness Center. St. Mary's Wellness Center is located just off Ga. 316 near Loop 10 at 2470 Daniells Bridge Road.
Health and Fitness
Heart Care
Complementary Health
Women's Health
12/02/14 – 12/23/14

Body Sculpt Express

Class will tone all major muscle grops while improving strngth and definition using a variety of equipment. Class held on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 7:30am at St. Mary's Wellness Center. St. Mary's Wellness Center is located just off Ga. 316 near Loop 10 at 2470 Daniells Bridge Road.
Health and Fitness
Heart Care
Women's Health
12/02/14 – 12/30/14

Cardio Plus

Burn some calories in this high energy class that incorporates cardio, weight traning and/or core work. This class will increaase strength and stamina for a total body workout. Class held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:00am at St. Mary's Wellness Center. St. Mary's Wellness Center is located just off Ga. 316 near Loop 10 at 2470 Daniells Bridge Road.
Health and Fitness
Heart Care
Complementary Health
Women's Health
12/02/14 – 12/30/14

Pilates

Basic Pilates including flexibility training, balance work and core strengthening. Classes held Tuesdays at 4:30pm and Saturdays at 9am at St. Mary's Wellness Center. St. Mary's Wellness Center is located just off Ga. 316 near Loop 10 at 2470 Daniells Bridge Road.
Health and Fitness
Complementary Health
Women's Health
12/02/14 – 12/30/14

Pulmonary Rehab Phase III

St. Mary's Phase III Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program is designed to help patients living with chronic lung conditions improve their quality of life and maximize their independence. This lifelong maintenance program can help you prevent complications and stay at your peak level. A physician’s order is required. Classes meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 12 noon by appointment at St. Mary's Wellness Center, 2470 Daniells Bridge Road, just off Ga. 316 near Loop 10 and the Oconee Connector. Class is $35 per month. Call 706-389-3355 to register or email elamkin@stmarysathens.org.
Heart Care
Complementary Health
Health and Safety
12/03/14 – 12/31/14

Boot Camp

Boot Camp is a high intensity and high paced cardio class with floor work and kickboxing. Class is held on Wednesday evenings beginning at 6:00pm. Free for members; $10 per class for non-members. St. Mary's Wellness Center is located just off Ga. 316 near Loop 10 at 2470 Daniells Bridge Road, in The Exchange.
Health and Fitness
Heart Care
Complementary Health
12/03/14 – 12/31/14

FIRE

FIRE (Functional Integrated Resistance Exercise) is a combination of Pilates techniques combined with balance and core training with light weights for upper body toning. Class held Wednesdays at 9:30am or Thursdays at 4:30pm at St. Mary's Wellness Center. Free for members; $10 per class for non-members. St. Mary's Wellness Center is located just off Ga. 316 near Loop 10 at 2470 Daniells Bridge Road.
Health and Fitness
Heart Care
Health and Safety
12/03/14 – 12/31/14

Sculpt Express

Class held Wednesday evenings at 5:30pm at St. Mary's Wellness Center. St. Mary's Wellness Center is located just off Ga. 316 near Loop 10 at 2470 Daniells Bridge Road.
Health and Fitness
Heart Care
Complementary Health
Women's Health
12/04/14 – 12/18/14

Toddle Time

NO MEETING ON THURSDAY, DECEMBER 25 OR JANUARY 1. Weekly group offers a great time for toddlers to have fun together. We provide toys and activities. Great opportunity for moms to connect with other moms and for second-time moms to feed and weigh their newborns while their toddlers play. Group meets every Thursday from 10:30am - 12:00pm at St. Mary's Hospital, 1230 Baxter Street, Athens, GA.
Children's Health
Childbirth Classes
Support Groups
12/04/14 – 12/18/14

Stretch and Tone

A toning and flexiblity class sing light or medium weights, bars or bands.Class held Thursdays at 9am at St. Mary's Wellness Center. St. Mary's Wellness Center is located just off Ga. 316 near Loop 10 at 2470 Daniells Bridge Road.
Health and Fitness
Heart Care
Complementary Health
Women's Health
12/05/14 – 12/26/14

Morning Stretch

A gentle class that provides basic stretches to increase flexibility and includes relaxation. Class held Friday mornings from 9:30-10:30am at St. Mary's Wellness Center. St. Mary's Wellness Center is located just off Ga. 316 near Loop 10 at 2470 Daniells Bridge Road.
Health and Fitness
Heart Care
Complementary Health
Women's Health
12/18/14

Sibling Class - Baby & Me!

Helps children ages 3-8 learn what to expect when the new baby arrives. Each child should bring a newborn-size doll or stuffed animal and must be accompanied by an adult. A tour of the nursery is included. $10 per child, includes parking fees. Class size is limited and advance registration is required. Call (706) 389-3389 to register.
Children's Health
Childbirth Classes
12/20/14

Defensive Driving

Learn how to be a safer driver with this 6-hour version of the popular National Safety Council class. Many insurance companies offer a discount for drivers who complete this class. $30 per person. 706.389.3388 Class held 3rd Saturday of each month.
Health and Safety
Professional Education
12/21/14 – 1/04/15

Family Birth Center Tours - Sundays

Expectant parents can see first-hand the facilities where their baby will be born, including the region's most comfortable, family-friendly birthing center, featuring our Labor-Delivery-Postpartum-Recovery Rooms where mom will complete all stages of labor. Each LDRP includes private, hotel-quality accommodations, high-tech equipment (hidden away when not needed), overnight accommodations for dad, plenty of space for baby to "room in," plus comfort features such as hydrotherapy tubs, computer hook-ups, and space for visitors. Tour also includes St. Mary's bright, secure newborn nursery. The Family Birth Center includes a dedicated c-section suite, triage rooms, and has a dedicated access to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for those times when a baby needs additional care for a healthy start. 1st and 3rd Sundays at 1:00pm. Free.
Women's Health
Childbirth Classes
1/01/15

Living With Memory Loss Support Group

Meetings will be held on the first Thursday of each month from 6-7 p.m. at Highland Hills Village, 1660 Jennings Mill Road, Bogart. Each meeting will include a reflection, a short presentation by a clinical resource person, and ample time for participants to talk. Facilitators will guide discussions to create a safe, open atmosphere in which participants can express their concerns and ask questions in a supportive environment. Programs in the monthly series will be open to everyone but will be geared especially to the needs of family members most directly responsible for the health and safety of loved ones with memory loss. Programs and parking are free but RSVPs are requested to help with planning. For information or to sign up, please call St. Mary’s Highland Hills Village at 706.353.8840.
Support Groups
1/05/15

Infant/Child CPR

For expectant parents. Follows American Heart Association guidelines. $15 per couple, includes parking fees. Meets at St. Mary's hospital - registration is required
Women's Health
Childbirth Classes
1/06/15

Diabetes Support Group

St. Mary's Diabetes Support Group provides information and emotional support for people with diabetes and their caregivers. The Support Group is free and meets the first Tuesday of every month from 6:00-7:30pm at St. Mary's Wellness Center. For information, please contact the Diabetes Education Department at (706) 389-2060 or bmelvin@stmarysathens.org.
Diabetes Care
Support Groups
1/06/15

Stroke Support Group

St. Mary's Stroke Support Group provides information from experts and laypeople for stroke survivors, family members and care-givers. Meetings begin with coffee and light refreshments, followed by a speaker or other presentation. Free, but registration is requested. Lunch is provided free of charge. The group meets on the 1st Tuesday of every month at 11:30am in the Assembly Rooms at St. Mary's Hospital.
Support Groups
1/06/15 – 1/08/15

College Orientation

Spring placement/interview session will be on Tuesday, 1/6/15 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm in the Assembly Rooms at St. Mary's. This is a drop in session, business attire, with no application filled out prior to the session. Please make sure you bring with you, 2 current tb skin test results. Current means 1 within the last 12 months and 1 within the last 3 months. If you have tested positive, please bring the results of your chest x-ray. Also bring your immunization records showing 2 mmr vacinations. Also bring your drivers license and your class schedule. During this session, we will review your records as well as interview and plan your volunteer schedule. You must plan on volunteering 3 -4 hours per shift, per week on a set schedule. Orientation for students that were awarded a volunteer slot will be held on Thursday, 1/8/15 from 4:00 – 7:00 pm in the Assembly Rooms. Only those students that attended the placement session on 1/6/15 and received verification to attend orientation will be admitted. Actual volunteer sessions will begin Monday, 1/12/15 and you will need to be available to start volunteering at that time. You must attend both sessions in order to volunteer. Please plan on parking on the top level of the deck. You will need to pay to park for both sessions however once you are a volunteer, parking will be free. This will be the only opportunity to volunteer for spring semester.
Professional Education
1/06/15

Healthy Heart Living

If you have a cardiovascular condition - including heart disease, stroke or diabetes - lifestyle education is essential to enjoying a good quality of life and preventing complications. St. Mary's Cardiac Rehabilitation Program has teamed up with Diabetes Education, Nutrition and Food Services and Pharmacy to bring you a monthly class providing the basic information you need to know. From 1-2 p.m., Certified Diabetes Educator Beth Melvin provides an overview of diabetes, how it affects you and what you can do about it. From 2-3 p.m., Registered Dietitian Kim Hunter provides vital information about how to eat better for a healthier heart. From 3-4 p.m., Pharmacist Robbin St. John answers your questions about medications. And from 4-5 p.m., Respiratory Therapist Todd Drake discusses Early Heart Attack Care and Smoking Cessation. St. Mary's Healthy Heart Living classes are free and open to anyone, especially those with a cardiac diagnosis or who have survived a cardiac event. You can attend one, two or all three sessions. For more information, call 706.389.2915.
Heart Care
Health and Safety
Diabetes Care
1/11/15 – 1/18/15

2 day Childbirth Education Course - Sundays

St. Mary's Childbirth Education classes are taught by a childbirth nurse educator. You should take this class about two months before your due date; call four months ahead of your due date because classes fill fast! Class helps you and your partner/coach be active participants in the birth of your baby. $60 per couple, includes parking fees. Call (706) 389-3389 for class dates and to register.
Women's Health
Children's Health
Childbirth Classes
1/20/15

Walk for Wellness

Walk for Wellness is an ongoing program that provides exercise, information and camaraderie. Participants walk for health and wellness at Georgia Square Mall anytime the mall is open; most walk weekday mornings after mall doors open at 9am. Participants decide for themselves how far, how fast and how often to walk, based on their abilities, needs and schedule. Then, on the 3rd Tuesday of every other month, walkers meet at the Food Court at Georga Square Mall for a free program featuring a speaker, light breakfast, blood pressure screenings and door prizes. Walk for Wellness is sponsored by St. Mary's Health Care System, Arbor Terrace, Subway and Athens Regional Medical Center.
Health and Fitness
Heart Care
Complementary Health
Senior Health
Diabetes Care
Arthritis & Joint Care
Support Groups
1/26/15 – 1/27/15

Baby Nutrition

An introduction to the basics of breastfeeding, including how to get started and how to prevent problems. Also designed to help parents maintain the breastfeeding relationship when the mother returns to work or school. Monday and Tuesday evenings, 5:30-7:30pm, St. Mary's Hospital. $26 per couple, includes parking fees. Call (706) 389-3389 to register.
Women's Health
Children's Health
Childbirth Classes
1/26/15

Birthing Boot Camp

Birthing Boot Camp is basic information on what to expect during labor and delivery. It will address: concerns, questions, pain management, and when to call the doctor. It is a great class for 1st and 2nd time parents and for parents who are crunched for time. Registration is required. $15 per couple, parking fees included. For more information and to register, call 706-389-3389.
Women's Health
Childbirth Classes
2/17/15

Baby Basics

Provides information on the general appearance and characteristics of a newborn, specifics of baby care, making the transition from hospital to home, baby-proofing your home, proper car seat use and more. St. Mary's Hospital. $15 per couple, includes parking fees. Class size is limited, and preregistration is required. Call (706) 389-3389 to register
Women's Health
Childbirth Classes