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Healthy steps to a better YOU! Community Class Schedule | January & February, 2012

CPR & First Aid Health Care Provider CPR Class

Accredited by the American Heart Association and taught by certified CPR instructors. For all health care professionals. Wednesday, Jan. 4 or Wednesday, Feb. 1, 6 pm – 8:30 pm, $25 (Event Code: 6C02)

Infant CPR Class

Designed for new parents and caregivers. Wednesday, Jan. 11, 6:30 pm – 8 pm, $35 (Event Code: 6C05)

Heart Saver CPR Class

Approved by DCFS for all day care providers. Wednesdays, Jan. 18 or Feb. 15, 6 pm – 8:30 pm, $25 (Event Code: 6C03)

Basic First Aid Class

Accredited by the American Heart Association and taught by certified first aid instructors. Includes hands-on practice. Wednesdays, Jan. 11 or Feb. 8, 6 pm – 8:30 pm, $25 (Event Code: 6G03)

Heart Health & Healthy Life Management Cholesterol, Glucose & Blood Pressure Screenings

For men and women. Participants should fast for 12 hours prior to screening. By appointment, Thursdays, Jan. 12 or Feb. 9, 7 am – 9 am, $15 (Event Code: 6C00)

Dessert with the Doctor: Managing Your Pain

If you have pain associated with a chronic condition, you may feel like the continuous battle with pain is impossible to win. Join Michael Kahwaji, PsyD, Licensed Clinical Psychologist & Director of the Midwest Regional Pain Center as he offers information about the components of pain treatment and successful pain management. Thursday, Jan. 26, 6:30 pm – 8 pm, Free! (Event Code: 6G02)

PAD Screening

Ten-minute screening to determine your risk for peripheral artery disease. By appointment only. Mondays, Jan. 9 or Feb. 13, 12:30 pm – 2 pm, (Event Code: 6C07)

Children’s Health Safe Sitter Class

Babysitting preparation program designed for boys and girls ages 11-13. Participants should bring a sack lunch and drink. Monday, Feb. 20, 9 am – 4 pm, $40 (Event Code: 6P02)

Fitness & Exercise

(Receive a 10% discount for 2 or more classes!)

Zumba Gold Class

Routines feature the fusion of Latin and international music and dance themes that tone and sculpt the entire body creating a one of a kind workout. Program allows for modifications for the skill level of the participant. Choose Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays, 8:30 am – 9:30 am or Tuesdays and Fridays, 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm. New sessions start every eight weeks, but you may join anytime, $36/8-week session (Event Code: 6N10) WE ALSO OFFER:

Zumba Toning Class

Higher impact and higher cardio than original Zumba, with an emphasis on muscle toning through the use of light weights. Wednesdays, Dec. 7 – Feb. 1 or Feb. 8 – Mar. 28, 4 pm – 5 pm, $36/8-week session (Event Code: 6N10)

Zumba Toning for Zumba Gold

Emphasis on muscle work through the combination of cardio and low to moderate intensity strength exercises. Tuesdays, Dec. 13 – Feb. 7 or Feb. 14 – Apr. 3, 8:30 am – 9:30 am, $36/8-week session (Event Code: 6N10)

Sunrise Yoga Class

Multi-level class for beginning through intermediate students. Class is tailored to needs of participants. Tuesdays, Dec. 6 – Jan. 31 or Feb. 7 – Mar. 27, 6:30 am – 7:30 am, $36/8-week session (Event Code: 6N04) *Tuesday 3:30 pm and Friday 4 pm classes will not meet from March 12 – 16

Multi-Level Yoga Class

For beginning through moderate level students. Tuesdays, Dec. 13 – Feb. 14, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm, $36/8-week session (Event Code: 6N04)

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Gentle Yoga

New Brother/New Sister Day Camp

Happiest Baby on the Block Class

Designed for anyone wanting to reduce stress and incorporate yoga into their healthy lifestyle. Participants will feel calmer, balanced and strong. Thursdays, Jan. 19 – Mar. 8, Tuesdays, Jan. 3 – Feb. 21 or Fridays, Jan. 20 – Mar. 9, 10 am – 11 am, $36/8-week session (Event Code: 6N04)

End of Week

Multi-level, Beginning to Moderate. Fridays, Jan. 27 – Mar. 23, 4 pm – 5 pm, $36/8-week session (Event Code: 6N04)

Deepen Your Practice

Moderate to Intermediate. Mondays, Dec. 12 – Feb. 6, 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm, (Event Code: 6N04)


Strengthen your core, sculpt and lengthen your arm and leg muscles and improve your posture. These classes are great for beginners as well as individuals with Pilates experience. Mat Work, Thursdays, Dec. 15 – Feb. 16, 5 pm (Event Code: 6N14) On The Ball, Thursdays, Dec. 15 – Feb. 16, 6 pm (Event Code: 6N15) Pilates, Tuesday, Jan. 17 – Mar. 20, 6:15 pm (Event Code: 6N03) $45/10-week session *Instructor will be off February 23

Bone Builders Class

A progressive resistance and weight-training program for postural correction, bone strengthening and improved balance. Designed to benefit people of all ages. Tuesday, Jan. 10 or Feb. 28, Noon – 12:30 pm, $45 (Event Code: 6N01)

Pregnancy & Newborn Care Car Seat Safety Class

Taught by a Certified Car Seat Safety Technician. Wednesdays, Jan. 25 or Feb. 29, 6 pm – 7:30 pm, $10 (free for those signed up for Prepared Childbirth Education); (Event Code: 6P01)

Children will learn what to expect with the arrival of their new sibling. Our hospital will become a camping/hiking area of exploration and activities to help children become more comfortable with the idea of having a new baby at home. Monday, Feb. 6, 6 pm – 7:30 pm, $15 (Event Code: 6B13)

Prepared Childbirth Education Class

During this 3-session class, mothers and their support persons will learn about the labor and birth process, methods of relaxation, breathing and pushing techniques, and available pain medication, as well as preparing for an unexpected cesarean birth. Must be at least 30 weeks gestation to attend class. Thursdays, Jan. 5, 12 and 19 or Wednesdays, Feb. 1, 8 and 15, 6 pm – 9 pm, $65 (Event Code: 6B04)

Weekend Childbirth Class

Participants will learn a specific 5-step technique to calm and comfort their infant or help them sleep better and longer. A DVD and CD are included with the class.

Fee: Non-perishable food item or cash donation at the door for Midwest Food Bank.

Natural Childbirth Class

Join us for a family friendly morning with interactive dance demonstrations, fun classes, special events, health screenings, physician information, a variety of vendors, door prizes and much more!

Expecting mothers and their support persons will learn about natural methods of coping with labor and delivery. Saturday, Feb. 4, 10 am – 1 pm, $15 (Event Code: 6B11) Class covers the most current childbirth practices and helps to foster a better understanding between parents and grandparents. Sunday, Jan. 15, 1 pm – 3 pm, $10 (Event Code: 6B08)

Women’s Health

Confident Parenting Class

Connections Book Club for Women

Breastfeeding Basics Class

Two-part class, taught by a certified lactation consultant. Fathers or other support persons are welcome. Mondays, Jan. 23 and 30 or Feb. 20 and 27, 7 pm – 9 pm, $15 (free for those signed up for Prepared Childbirth Education); (Event Code: 6B03)

Planned Cesarean Childbirth Class

Books related to women’s interests are explored. During this meeting, “The Master Butcher's Singing Club” by Louise Erdrich will be discussed. A light breakfast will be served. Saturday, Jan. 14, 9 am – 10:30 am, Free! (Event Code: 6W03)

Girl Talk

Event held at Holiday Inn (across from airport). An event for girls ages 9-12 and their moms. Event line-up will include presentations on skincare, self-esteem, internet safety and body changes. Dinner will be served and each mother-daughter pair will be able to participate in a craft project.

Designed only for those preparing for a scheduled cesarean birth.

Friday, Jan. 6, 5 pm – 8:30 pm, $20/Mom and Daughter, $5 for second daughter (Event Code: 6W10)

Thursday, Jan. 19 or Wednesday, Feb. 15, 6 pm – 8 pm, $15 (Event Code: 6B06)

Seniors for Healthy Living

Mommy & Me Class

Event held at Community Activity Center, One Normal Plaza, 1110 Douglas Street, Normal.

Learn skills for new mothers to be comfortable in caring for themselves and their new baby. Fathers or other support persons are welcome. Tuesdays, Jan. 31 or Feb. 28, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm, $15 (Event Code: 6B10)

No registration required.

Saturday, Feb. 25, 8 am – Noon

Expectant Grandparent Class

Saturday, Jan. 7, 10 am – 4:30 pm and Sunday, Jan. 8, Noon – 4:30 pm, $75 (Event Code: 6B01)

Saturday, Feb. 4, 1:30 pm – 3 pm, $15/couple (Event Code: 6B07)

Heartland Community College, Fitness & Recreation Center (New Location).

Sunday, Feb. 26, 1:30 pm – 3 pm, $35 (Event Code: 6B09)

Program includes most of the same information as the 3-week series. A tour is included.

Topics will include growth and development of infants, birth to age 1.

Get Out Your Dancing Shoes! Day of Dance for Your Health

Joint Replacement Surgery & Recovery.

A physical therapist from Advocate BroMenn Medical Center will help you understand what to expect from joint replacement surgery of the hip and knee. Also, learn more about the recovery process of these surgeries. Wednesday, Jan. 18, 10:30 am – 11:30 am, Free! (Event Code: GS01)

BroMenn offers a wide variety of low-cost or free classes, events and screenings to help you learn and experience healthy ways to improve your life and the lives of your loved ones. Signing up for one of our sessions is as easy as a call or a click. Register and pay for your class online by visiting You can also register and pay by phone by calling Advocate Health Advisor at 1.800.3.ADVOCATE (1.800.323.8622) Monday – Friday, between the hours of 8 am and 6 pm. Be sure to use the event code listed with your choice(s) when registering by phone. Note: A minimum number of participants are required for classes to be held.

Advocate BroMenn Jan.- Feb. Classes and Events  

A complete listing of all of our Jan. and Feb. classes and events

Advocate BroMenn Jan.- Feb. Classes and Events  

A complete listing of all of our Jan. and Feb. classes and events