Health and Fitness

Health and Fitness

Chair Yoga

Adults of all ages and abilities can enjoy yoga's benefits! Using a chair for stability and support, increase range of motion, soothe joints and muscles, and strengthen balance. Modifications provided for varying levels. Flexibility is not required! Class size: minimum: 10, maximum: 20. 

Wed Nov 8 - Wed Dec 20 11 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. *No class November 22.
Fee: $35

Fit & Healthy Families 

This fun-filled program is for kids ages 5 to 12 and their families, to help them live healthier lifestyles. Classes are taught by a registered dietitian and cover topics related to nutrition, health and wellness. Exciting activities keep the entire family motivated, including incentives for meeting personal goals. Meets once a week for 8 weeks.

Tue, Jan 23 - Tue, Mar 13 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Fee: $25 per family

Healthy Habits Support Group

This group is for people who are working on achieving and maintaining healthier lifestyle habits. Come together to discuss challenges and strategies related to healthy eating, weight management, physical activity and handling stress. The group is facilitated by a registered dietitian with various guest speakers.

Wed, Jan 10 5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
Wed, Jan 24 5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
Wed, Feb 14 5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
Wed, Feb 28 5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
Wed, Mar 14 5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
Wed, Mar 28 5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.

Fee: Free 

Healthy Me

Tired of going around and around on the seemingly endless cycle of dieting? Then healthy Me is for YOU! Group classes provide support and are based on successfully proven strategies for long-term weight management. Sessions are led by a registered dietitian, and delicious healthy foods are available to try each week. Physical activity is incorporated and can be modified for all abilities. Call 616.748.2834 to register.

Wed, Jan 17 - Wed, Mar 7 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Fee: $60 per person; $90 per couple

Joint Replacement Pre-Op Class

Individuals scheduled for total knee or hip joint replacement surgery learn about the procedure and rehabilitation process. The class is taught by a nurse, physical therapist and occupational therapist. A support person is encouraged to attend.

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Mon, Dec 18 12:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. or 2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Mon, Jan 15 12:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. or 2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Mon, Feb 19 12:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. or 2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Mon, Mar 19 12:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. or 2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Fee: Free

Purposeful Meditation

Learn and practice easy techniques to relax and focus your mind. Meditation opens us to see possibilities and renews inspiration in our lives. Relief from pain and stress are also common results. Class size: minimum: 10, maximum: 22.

Tue Nov 7 - Tue Dec 19 6:30 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. *No class November 21.
Fee: $35

Relaxing with Tai Chi

This class utilizes various forms of qi gong breathing exercises and the first six forms of the Tai Chi for Arthritis program in the seated and standing positions. Focus is placed on slowing down and using these practices to attain physicial, mental, and emotional relaxation.This class utilizes various forms of qi gong breathing exercises and the first six forms of the Tai Chi for Arthritis program in the seated and standing positions. Focus is placed on slowing down and using these practices to attain physicial, mental, and emotional relaxation.

Thu Oct 26 - Thu Dec 21 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Fee: $45 (No class November 23)

Tai Chi for Arthritis

Not just for arthritis sufferers! Recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for improving balance, increasing flexibility and reducing arthritis pain and stiffness and improving coordination. Exercises can be done seated or standing.

"Playing" Tai Chi (For those who have completed the Spectrum Health Zeeland Community Hospital intermediate level class and want to practice and refine the forms they have learned.)

Wed, Jan 10 - Wed, Feb 14 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Location: Spectrum Health Zeeland Community Hospital
Fee: $35

Beginner Level

Mon, Mar 12 - Mon, May 21 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Location: Spectrum Health Zeeland Community Hospital
Fee: $55 for one day/week or $95 for two days/week

​Tue, Mar 13 - Tue, May 22 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Hudsonville Public Library, Hudsonville
Fee: $55 for one day/week or $95 for two days/week

Beginner Level Part 2 (By request, this class has been created for those who have completed the Spectrum Health Zeeland Community Hospital beginner level, but would like more instruction and practice on the more complex beginner forms.)

Tue, Mar 13 - Tue, May 22 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Hudsonville Public Library, Hudsonville
Fee: $55 for one day/week or $95 for two days/week

Intermediate Level (For those who have completed the Spectrum Health Zeeland Community Hospital beginner level)

Wed, Mar 14 - Wed, May 23 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Location: Spectrum Health Zeeland Community Hospital
Fee: $55 for one day/week or $95 for two days/week

Tai Chi Punch Card

A 10-class punch card is available for those who have completed both the beginner and intermediate levels to attend any class. Card expires December 31, 2017.

Register here
Fee: $50