Classes & Programs

Better health begins with you—and it starts right here. We have classes for all ages and skill levels

Current Classes

Stress Management

Breathing, Movement & Meditation for Inner Peace

What can we do to free ourselves from the self-imposed stress and worry that clouds our natural sense of happiness and well-being? More

$90 for a 3-week session
Dates Times/Locations Instructors  
December 03 - December 17 Saturdays: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Michael Leacher, MA Call to register

Chair Yoga

Many of us find it difficult to get on and off the floor but that doesn’t have to keep you from doing yoga. More

$90 for a 6-week session
Dates Times/Locations Instructors  
September 11 - October 23 Mondays: 1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Susan Chormann, CYT Call to register
October 30 - December 04 Mondays: 1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Susan Chormann, CYT Call to register
December 11 - January 29 Monday: 1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Susan Chormann, CYT

Day of Mindfulness - Transform Stress into Life Success

In this day-long retreat, we will avail of the practice of mindfulness to help us find the habitual ways we go into stress reactions, understand why we do this and then transform these habits into more life-affirming patterns.  More

$110
Dates Times/Locations Instructors  
April 08 Saturday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Patricia Howard

Deepening Your Mindfulness Practice & More

This program is for those who have attended the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program or have an established practice. Whether your practice has faded a little and needs to be reignited, or your practice can be enhanced by practicing in a group, this program is for you. More

$300 for 6-week session, plus CDs
Dates Times/Locations Instructors  
September 19 - October 31 Tuesdays: 11:15 AM - 1:15 PM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Patricia Howard Call to register
September 24 - November 12 Sundays: 11:15 AM - 1:15 PM
Emerson Hospital: McPhillips Conference Room
Patricia Howard Call to register

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (8-week program)

A highly-effective program developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn. More

$540 for eight-week session (plus $45 for required course materials/CD from the instructor)
Dates Times/Locations Instructors  
September 19 - November 07 Tuesdays: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Patricia Howard Call to register
September 24 - November 19 Sundays: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Emerson Hospital: McPhillips Conference Room
Patricia Howard Call to register