Here is your chance to train like an Olympian! We are celebrating the Olympics with a new Winter Olympic Challenge. Teams of up to 6 people will train two times a week with a trainer and receive tips for the rest of the week.

Here's where the fun comes in: teams who lose the biggest percentage of body fat during the six-week program will win a Fitbit Blaze!

The program runs from February 19 to March 30. The cost is $194, or two easy payments of $97. This comes down to only $32 a week for a personalized weight loss program!

Don't be caught in the cold weather. Call the Wellness Center at (504) 503-6868 to register by February 7!

Step into the boxing ring this summer at the East Jefferson General Hospital Wellness Center for the all-new One-Two-Punch program designed to help you drop the pounds and lower your overall stress.

The program runs for six weeks starting on July 24, and is designed for 2-4 participants per group with two classes per week for a total of 12 semi private training sessions. Cost is $279 for the series, all gloves and wraps will be provided by the Wellness Center.

Boxing classes have been proven to help participants:

  • Burn Calories
  • Decrease Stress
  • Lose Weight
  • Enhance Cardiovascular Health
  • Improve core strength
  • Improve Total-Body Strength
  • Better Hand-Eye Coordination

To register, contact the Wellness Center today at 504-503-6868.

Join Anna Zeringue, certified MELT instructor and Occupational Therapist, for an instructional series on the MELT Method, a self-treatment approach, at the East Jefferson General Hospital Wellness Center.

Learn how to stimulate the cells to produce collagen in your skin that will restore hydration for a more youthful and vibrant look.

Come to a MELT Anti-Aging Workshop and discover how the connective tissue in your body gets dehydrated, the common aches and pains it can cause, and how to rehydrate this essential system in our bodies for vibrant health and pain-free movement.

The class takes place on March 10 from 10:30 a.m. and end at 12:00 p.m.

Cost for the workshop is $35 for Wellness Center members and $40 for non-members.

To register, call the Wellness Center at 504-503-6868.

As a special thank you to all of our local educators, East Jefferson General Hospital is offering a special Teacher Summer Transformation program at the Wellness Center, getting you equipped for a healthy fall semester and beyond.

Beginning on June 5, the six week program includes:

  • Weekly education on various topics, including: stress management, nutrition, exercise and financial planning.
  • Personal fitness orientation
  • Unlimited group exercise classes
  • Unlimited use of the Wellness Center facility
  • Unlimited use of the aquatics area
  • Two (2) group workouts with a personal trainer
  • Towel service

Cost is just $99 for the entire program. To register, or for more information, contact the Wellness Center at 504-503-6868.

Join us with the East Jefferson General Hospital Exercise is Medicine program.

Exercise is Medicine is an initiative launched by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the American Medical Association (AMA) focused on encouraging health care providers to include exercise when designing treatment plans for patients.

The purpose of the program is to partner with physicians to lead patients to understand and act on using regular exercise as a method of treatment for attaining and maintaining health.

Exercise is Medicine is a 12-week program designed to help treat and prevent dozens of diseases, such as diabetes, hypertension, back pain, heart disease and obesity.

As a participant in Exercise is Medicine, you will meet with a Health Fitness Expert for an initial fitness assessment, goal development and exercise prescription. Your participation and progress will be reported to your doctor and a complete a reassessment will be done after weeks six and 12. Program includes meeting with a Health Fitness Expert and nutritionist every other week as well as:

  • One, 90 minute initial assessment with an exercise physiologist
  • Two, 60 minute re-assessments at weeks six and 12
  • One, 90 minute nutrition consult
  • One, 30 minute follow up nutrition consult at week 9
  • Weekly check-ins via phone or email with a Registered Dietitian

Cost for the 12-week program is just $192 or three easy payments of $64.

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