Classes & Programs

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

Current Classes

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 16 - February 27 Mondays: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Emerson Hospital: McPhillips Conference Room
Claire Rindenello, RRT Call to register
April 10 - May 22 Mondays: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Emerson Hospital: McPhillips Conference Room
Claire Rindenello, RRT Call to register
September 18 - October 30 Mondays: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Emerson Hospital: Lovejoy Conference Room
Claire Rindenello, RRT

Understanding Dementia in the Real World

This free seminar explores what dementia is and how to recognize it, the challenges a person with dementia, their family and caregivers may face, and practical tools and techniques to support those with dementia. More

Free
Dates Times/Locations Instructors  
May 15 Monday: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Maryellen King

Gentle Yoga

This class is for the new student of yoga, and for those with a tight body, stiffness, injury or recovering from illness or surgery. More

$90 for six-week session
Dates Times/Locations Instructors  
May 19 - June 23 Fridays: 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Laraine Lippincott, CYT, MEd, MFA Sorry, class is full
June 30 - August 04 Fridays: 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Laraine Lippincott, CYT, MEd, MFA
July 08 - August 12 Saturdays: 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Laraine Lippincott, CYT, MEd, MFA
August 11 - September 22 Fridays: 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Laraine Lippincott, CYT, MEd, MFA
August 19 - September 30 Saturdays: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Laraine Lippincott, CYT, MEd, MFA

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

Tai Chi for Rehab

Often described as “the perfect exercise,” this beginner’s class is designed for adults of all ages and physical abilities, including those with arthritis, fibromyalgia, generalized weakness, COPD and cancer. More

$90 for a 6-week series;17 drop-in
Dates Times/Locations Instructors  
April 27 - June 01 Thursdays: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Emerson Hospital Health Center - Westford
Trudy Goldstein, PT Call to register
June 08 - July 13 Thursdays: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Emerson Hospital Health Center - Westford
Trudy Goldstein, PT Call to register
August 10 - September 14 Thursdays: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Emerson Hospital Health Center - Westford
Trudy Goldstein, PT