Classes and Wellness



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Cardiac patients may benefit from the following services:

Meditation, Relaxation & Mindfulness

Experience, enjoy and learn effective and research proven approaches for stress management. These practices have been known to reduce anxiety, regulate blood pressure and increase mental clarity and focus. Whether you are a new or experienced student, this class provides the opportunity to learn simple techniques, ask questions and experience meditation with a group.

Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy stimulates circulation, relaxes muscles and reduces tension. It helps increase flexibility and range of motion as well as providing a sense of deep relaxation and greater vitality. Massage may help lower stress hormones and aid in more restful sleep.

Healing your Heart

Weekly support group combines meditation, guided imagery and visualization. Experience Yoga, relaxation and group discussion while incorporating a core curriculum containing the latest medical information about heart disease. Healthy nutrition is emphasized and supported. Tools for coping with stress are promoted and practiced.

Gentle Yoga

Yoga is a noncompetitive discipline that emphasizes how the body can find its own natural expression. The essence of yoga is to stretch without risk, to perform dynamic stretching sequences which enhance flexibility and strength, to tone muscles and joints, to improve functioning of the major organs of the body and reduce stress.

Wellness Gym Membership

Membership includes use of treadmills, rowers, ellipticals, bikes & Nu-Steps machines. Stretching, muscle conditioning & interval training classes are included.

The LEARN Program for Weight Control

The LEARN Program has been used for over 15 years as a safe and effective method for weight loss. The program was developed at Yale University by professionals in the areas of nutrition, exercise physiology and psychology, and is designed to help participants achieve permanent results. The program addresses five key areas that are essential to successful weight loss: lifestyle, exercise, attitudes, relationships and nutrition.

Reiki

Reiki can help to provide relaxation, relieve pain and muscle tension, decrease stress, expand one’s energy, enhance the immune system, create a profound sense of inner peace and well-being, and bring about significant positive change for the person receiving it. Reiki produces a deeply soothing and restorative experience.

Tai Chi / Chi Gong

Learn the art of moving and breathing mindfully with Chinese health exercises for the mind and body. Gain mental and physical strength; increase your sense of balance with tai chi movements; enhance your immune system and end enjoy increased energy with specific chi gong techniques.

Wellness classes and services are offered at the following locations:

Wellness & Integrative Medicine Center, Salem
NSMC Union Hospital, Lynn
NSMC Women's Center, Danvers
NSMC Salem Hospital, Salem