A Health Essentials Preferred Members Special Event!
Thursday, Aug. 21
INTEGRIS Weight Loss Center Open House
The INTEGRIS Weight Loss Center incorporates surgical means of weight loss including laparoscopic gastric bypass, laparoscopic adjustable gastric band and laparoscopic gastric sleeve procedures led by Medical Director Hamilton S. Le, M.D., FACS.
Join the staff of the INTEGRIS Weight Loss Center for a community Open House to learn more about weight loss options available, hear patient testimonials, enjoy on-site food demonstrations and visit the center’s new Nutrition Store. Participants will receive a 20 percent discount on all nutrition store products. Knowledge of each procedure and understanding your health goals are the best tools for determining which procedure is right for you.
INTEGRIS Weight Loss Center Open House
Thursday, Aug. 21 ▪ 4 to 6:30 p.m.
3433 NW 56 Street, Bldg. B, Suite 970
Oklahoma City, OK 73112 Register Online
Friday, Aug. 1
You Scream, I Scream, We All Scream for … Sorbet!
That’s not the way the saying goes, of course. We scream for ice cream. Ice cream is a wonderful summertime treat, but anything cold during our sizzling hot Oklahoma summers is welcome!
But are they healthy? Join Pam Patty, RD, LD, from 9 to10:30 a.m. as she discusses the nutritional value of a variety of frozen treats including popsicles, sherbet, gelato and the all-American favorite, ice cream! She will also demonstrate how to make some of these treats with samples included. Move over Rocky Road, there will be some new combinations in town! This refreshing class will be held in the basement auditorium of INTEGRIS Southwest Medical Center, 4401 S. Western Ave. Simply call 405-951-2277 to join the fun. Register Online
Saturday, Aug. 2
Cha! Cha! Cha! ZUMBA
Our own Zumba instructor Alisha Caesar will ‘dance’ you through every Saturday morning in August. What a way to spend the last month of summer doing cha-cha, samba and hip rolls! Class will be held from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. on Saturdays during August in Studio 2 at INTEGRIS PACER Fitness Center, 5520 N. Independence Ave. Cost: No charge for PACER members; $10 non-members. Register Online
Monday, Aug. 4, and Wednesday, Aug. 6
Lunch Crunch Boot Camp
Have you always wanted to try a boot camp that promised quicker results, but didn’t have the time? Join fitness expert Jan Evans for a 30-minute hard core workout for four weeks of intense, result oriented, exercise! Half the time, double the intensity. Program includes weekly drawings for fun prizes and a certificate of completion. Class will be held from Noon to 12:30 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays during August in Studio 1 at INTEGRIS PACER Fitness Center, 5520 N. Independence Ave. Cost: $20 for PACER members; $40 non-members. Register Online
Tuesdays and Thursdays, Beginning Aug. 5
INTEGRIS Cancer Institute SurvivorFit
Join the INTEGRIS Cancer Institute and INTEGRIS PACER Fitness Center for SurvivorFit, a free nine-week strength-and-fitness program for people who have completed cancer treatment. The program is a collaborative effort dedicated to helping cancer survivors take charge of their recovery and significantly improve their health and quality of life.
Participants in SurvivorFit will experience a wide variety of exercises designed to build muscle mass and strength, increase flexibility, boost cardiovascular endurance and improve your capacity to perform daily living activities, from work to play. The program will also address the spiritual dimension of recovery through mind-body awareness, sort out the causes of stress and anxiety, help manage emotional health and enhance the recovery process, help to reduce the severity of cancer side effects, prevent unwanted weight changes and improve participant’s energy level and self-esteem. Classes will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, in Studio 2 at INTEGRIS PACER Fitness Center, 5520 N. Independence Ave. A physician’s release to exercise is required. Call the INTEGRIS HealthLine at 405-951-2277 for more information or to register. Register Online
Saturday, Aug. 9
KB2 = Kickboxing and KettleBells
Join certified personal trainer and fitness instructor Chris Wolff for a workout that will challenge all of your muscles in a totally different way! It’s a great way to cross train for a more complete fitness program. Class will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in Studio 1 at INTEGRIS PACER Fitness Center, 5520 N. Independence Ave. Cost: No charge for PACER members; $10 non-members. Register Online
Tuesday, Aug. 12 and Aug. 26
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 the only dual center of excellence in the state.
Join Medical Director Hamilton S. Le, M.D., 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 presentations will be held at 5:30 p.m. in the James L. Henry Auditorium at INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center, 3300 NW Expressway. Register Online
Tuesday, Aug. 12, and Monday, Aug. 25
Memory: Use It or Lose It
Memory loss often occurs with age, but it may raise some questions for the individual and family: What’s normal? Can anything be done to delay it? Could it be Alzheimer’s? Join Vicki Escajeda, INTEGRIS Mental Health, as she discusses these questions and other age-related memory concerns including the early detection and treatment of dementia such as Alzheimer’s disease. Participants will receive a checklist of warning signs and other tools to help assess whether you or a loved one needs further evaluation by a physician.
Pre-registration is required. Call 405-951-2277 to make your reservation for one of these seminars.
- Tuesday, Aug. 12, 1:30 to 3 p.m.
Edmond Christian Church
2800 E. Danforth, Edmond
Wednesday, Aug. 13
- Monday, Aug. 25, 1:30 to 3 p.m.
St. Stephen’s Presbyterian Church
2424 NW 50 Street, Oklahoma City
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
- Breathing techniques
- Home health care
- Medical tests
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, Aug. 16
Certified cyclist instructor Sandy Kimerer will lead you through this ‘easy does it’ cycle class. This is the workout for all who were afraid they couldn’t keep up in a regular, higher intensity cycle class. Enjoy a fun way to exercise and get a good workout at the same time.
Class will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in Studio 5 at INTEGRIS PACER Fitness Center, 5520 N. Independence Ave. No charge for PACER members; $10 non-members.|
Wed. Aug. 20
Fill Up with Fiber
Are you getting enough fiber in your diet? The U.S. Dietary Guidelines advocate including foods high in dietary fiber. For one thing, fiber is filling. Feeling full can help with weight control. Of course, fiber also helps those who struggle with constipation. Soluble fibers may reduce cholesterol. Learn more about the benefits of eating foods high in fiber with Karen Massey, RD, LD, at 10 a.m. at INTEGRIS Third Age Life Center, 5100 N. Brookline Ave., Suite 100. To enroll in the class, call 405-951-2277. Register Online
Saturday, Aug. 23
Join certified Zumba instructor Kim Biggers for a ‘senior level’ version of this popular exercise class. Enjoy the music … enjoy the moves … class is based on the same dance moves and music as regular Zumba, but designed for seniors!
Class will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.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, Aug. 23
PACE – People with Arthritis Can Exercise
Arthritis can be a painful ailment. Keeping your joints lubricated through exercise can be a very effective way to manage arthritic pain. Kim Biggers, certified fitness instructor, will lead you through a series of exercises for all joints troubled by arthritis. 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
Friday, Aug. 29
Women Face Higher Risk of Stroke: New Guidelines Offer Ways to Lower Your Risk!
One in five women has a stroke at some point in her life. This informative Lunch and Learn will provide you a risk assessment test and all the information you need to lower your risk for stroke. Lunch will be included. Sign up soon, as space is limited. Class will be held from noon to 1 p.m. at INTEGRIS PACER Fitness Center, 5520 N. Independence Ave. Cost: $10 PACER members; $20 non-members. Register Online