Health Essentials Events

Wednesday, Dec. 17

Holidays are often celebrated by imbibing in a little eggnog, wassail or a glass of champagne on New Year’s Eve. We hear about the so-called benefits of alcohol. But, do you know what the current health recommendations are regarding the use of alcohol?

Join Karen Massey, RD, LD, to learn about the precautions and contraindications of alcohol, even when consumed in moderation. The class takes place at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 17, at INTEGRIS Third Age Life Center, 5100 N. Brookline Ave., Suite 100. Call 405-951-2277 to register for this class.

Friday, Dec. 5
Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance
‘Shop Talk’ with Carole Holloway

Reduce Falls! Improve Physical Function! Improve Balance! Join Carole Holloway for an informative and interactive class learning a ‘new technique’ to help improve your balance. Class is limited to 15 participants. Class will be held from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Studio 3 at INTEGRIS PACER Fitness Center, 5520 N. Independence Ave. Cost: No charge for PACER members; $10, non-members. Register Online

Saturday, Dec. 6 DrumsLive
Join Kim Biggers and get into the holiday spirit. Drum your way to fitness using large balls and drum sticks. All equipment provided. Class will be held from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in Studio 2 at INTEGRIS PACER Fitness Center, 5520 N. Independence Ave. Cost: No charge for PACER members; $10, non-members. Register Online

Wednesday, Dec. 10 and Tuesday, Dec. 23
Surgical Weight Loss Seminar

Since 2006, the INTEGRIS Weight Loss Center has performed hundreds of primary surgical weight loss procedures, exceeding the national average in all weight loss categories. The center is designated as a center of excellence facility. Join Hamilton S. Le, M.D., medical director of the INTEGRIS Weight Loss Center, for a free informational seminar. All surgical weight loss procedures are carefully reviewed and explained and attendees are given the opportunity to have questions asked and answered. The free presentation will be held at 5:30 p.m. in the James L. Henry Auditorium at INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center, 3300 NW Expressway. Call the INTEGRIS HealthLine at 405-951-2277 for more information or to register. Register Online

Wednesday, Dec. 10
Better Breathers Club: Lung Disorders Support Group

Are you ready to breathe easier? If you have been diagnosed with a lung disorder such as COPD, asthma, bronchitis, emphysema or cystic fibrosis, you could benefit from the Better Breathers Club at INTEGRIS Health Edmond.

Better Breathers offers you the opportunity to learn to cope with lung disorders and their symptoms while receiving the support of others who share in your struggles. Each session features educational presentations on a wide range of topics.

  • Talking with your physician
  • Nutrition
  • Breathing techniques
  • Home health care
  • Medical tests
  • Exercise
This support group meets from 4 to 5 p.m. the second Wednesday every month at INTEGRIS Health Edmond in the Memorial Conference Room, 4801 INTEGRIS Parkway, Edmond, OK 73034. Reservations are required. Register Online

Saturday, Dec. 13
50/50 Hollywood Workout

Kelly Hancock is your instructor for this high energy, interval training class, that combines 50 minutes of strength and 50 minutes of cycle! Class will be held from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. in Studio 1 and 3 at INTEGRIS PACER Fitness Center, 5520 N. Independence Ave. Cost: $15 for PACER members; $20, non-members. Register Online

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