Classes & Programs

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

Current Classes

Self-Help/Support/Learning

Freedom From Smoking®

Community-based Freedom From Smoking group clinics will help you learn how to overcome your tobacco addiction so you can enjoy the benefits of better health, extra money in your pocket and healthier relationships. More

$100 for 8, 90-minute sessions
Dates Times/Locations Instructors  
January 15 - March 05 Mondays: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Emerson Hospital: Lovejoy Conference Room
Claire Rindenello, RRT Call to register

Mind-Body Connection & Your Health

We have all heard that the mind and body are connected but most of us continue to treat each separately. Did you know that every thought you think has an impact on your wellness and can contribute to illness?  More

$30
Dates Times/Locations Instructors  
March 15 Thursday: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Fran Spayne, MA

Preparing for Hip Replacement

This free two-hour class will provide the information you need to prepare for surgery, cope with hospitalization and plan for rehabilitation services after you have left the hospital. More

Free
Dates Times/Locations Instructors  
February 21 Wednesday: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
Multiple Speakers
March 21 Wednesday: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
Multiple Speakers
April 18 Wednesday: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
Multiple Speakers
May 16 Wednesday: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
Multiple Speakers
June 20 Wednesday: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
Multiple Speakers
July 18 Wednesday: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
Multiple Speakers
August 15 Wednesday: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
Multiple Speakers
September 19 Wednesday: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
Multiple Speakers
October 17 Wednesday: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
Multiple Speakers
November 07 Wednesday: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
Multiple Speakers
December 19 Wednesday: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
Multiple Speakers

Preparing for Knee Replacement

This free two-hour class will provide the information you need to prepare for surgery, cope with hospitalization and plan for rehabilitation services after you have left the hospital. More

Free
Dates Times/Locations Instructors  
February 21 Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
Multiple Speakers
March 21 Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
Multiple Speakers
April 18 Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
Multiple Speakers
May 16 Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
TDB
June 20 Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
Multiple Speakers
July 18 Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
Multiple Speakers
August 15 Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
Multiple Speakers
September 19 Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
Multiple Speakers
October 17 Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
Multiple Speakers
November 07 Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Emerson Hospital: Cheney Conference Room A
Multiple Speakers

Stress Management and Resiliency Training (SMART)

Developed at Massachusetts General Hospital’s Mind Body Institute, the Stress Developed by the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, the Stress Management and Resiliency Training (SMART) program helps participants achieve greater quality of life and an enhanced sense of well-being. More

$375 plus cost of manual ($50); includes 8 weekly 2-hour group sessions and a private intake and discharge visit.
Dates Times/Locations Instructors  
February 07 - April 11 Wednesdays: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Amanda Venti McLain, MD Sorry, class is full