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PROGRAMS, CLASSES & PUBLICATIONS

Registration Instructions

To learn more about our Programs and Classes, please call 663-1111.  We will be happy to assist you with dates, times, class availability and register you for classes. 
In the event that a class needs to be cancelled due to the weather, please check the Weather Cancellations area below.

Weather Cancellations


Please check back here for cancellations of classes.
There are currently no cancellations due to inclement weather.


Classes in general health education, childbirth and parenting, mind/body medicine, health and wellness screenings, and support groups are offered on a regular basis. Find the class that interests you, and enroll today! To register, call 663-4567. Gift certificates are available to give the gift of health.


Childbirth Education

Maternity Tour
A tour of the Maternity Center for expectant parents who are not familiar with the Elliot Hospital.  To register for a Maternity Tour please call 663-4567

Breastfeeding- Certified Lactation Consultants introduce expectant Mothers and their partners to the advantages of breastfeeding, proper techniques, and what to expect in the first few weeks at home. Further discussion includes choosing a breast pump, and collection and storage of breast milk. Spouses are encouraged to attend. Cost: $50 per couple. 6pm- 9pm (Monday night); 9am-1pm (Saturdays) Elliot at Rivers Edge
Saturdays –July 26th  September 13th October 11th November 8th December 13th
Mondays –June 2nd August 4th   September 8th    October 6th   November 3rd   December 1st 


Labor Series – 1 Day Intensive This class meets one Saturday.  Cost:  $130.00 per couple. 9am-4pm - Elliot at Rivers Edge
Saturdays -   May 3rd  June 7th  August 2nd September 6th October 4th November 1st December 6th 
 Sundays –April 27th  May 25th  June 22nd July 20th August 17th September 21st October 19th November 16th December 14th 

Labor Series – 2 Day OptionThis class meets Saturday and Sunday.  Cost:  $130.00 per couple. 9am-1pm - Elliot at Rivers Edge
Saturday/Sunday –20th     May 17th & 18th   June 28th  & 29th  July 26th & 27th    Sept 27th & 28th    Oct 25th & 26th   Nov 22nd & 23rd

Infant and Child CPR & SafetyIn this class you will be taught Infant and Child CPR techniques as well as safety issues specific to this age group. ***THIS IS NOT A CERTIFICATION CLASS*****   Cost: $30.00 per person or $50 per couple. 6:30-9pm Elliot at Rivers Edge
Mondays – April 21st  May 5th  May 19th  June 2nd   June 16th July 7th July 21st August 4th August 18th September 15th October 6th October 20th November 3rd November 17th December 1st December 15th 

Parenting Your Newborn
- This class helps prepare parents for their new baby and their transition into parenthood. Parents-to-be will learn about normal newborn appearance and behaviors, procedures after birth, basic care of their newborn, and changes in life as a new parent.
Cost: $50.00 per couple.  6:00-9:00pm (Thursday); 9am-12pm (Saturday) Elliot at Rivers Edge
Thursdays -  April 24th  May 22nd  June 26th July 24th August 28th September 25th October 23rd 
Saturdays -   May 10th  June 14th  July 12th August 9th September 13th October 11th November 8th December 13th

Sibling ClassThis class prepares children (2 ½ -9 YRS) on becoming a sibling. They will participate in activities to learn about the baby and their new role in the family. A tour of the Maternity Center is included.
9-10:30am class 5-9 year olds.  11am – 12pm class 2 ½ - 4 year olds.  Cost: $15.00 
Please bring a favorite doll or stuffed animal to class. Meet in main lobby of the hospital.
Saturdays May 10th  June 14th July 19th August 9th September 13th October 11th November 8th December 13th 

 

Community Fitness


Community Fitness Classes at The Welliot at River’s Edge (185 Queen City Ave Manchester, NH):

To register:            Please register online at www.elliothospital.org or call 663-4567.  All classes require registration.  Questions regarding classes, please call The Welliot at River’s Edge at 663-4200.

Gentle Yoga          
Gentle Yoga is designed to promote total health and well-being through stretching, strengthening and relaxing. This class uses breath and movement to feel the release of physical and mental tension and to
increase body/mind awareness. Good for the beginner level participant.  $80 ($60 for Elliot employees) - Mondays, 5:45PM-6:45PM
Summer Session:  7/21/14-9/8/14     Fall Session:  9/22/14-11/10/14     3-Week Holiday Session:  12/1/14-12/15/14     Winter Session:  1/12/15-3/2/15     Early Spring Session:  3/23/15-5/11/15

Fit & Feisty           
This is a 60-minute low-impact aerobic and strength class with easy-to-follow moves.  Includes aerobics, strength training, floor exercises, core work, and stretching utilizing free weights, resistance bands,
and stability balls.  For individuals 50+.  Instructor: Cecily Danver, $50 - Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10AM-11AM
Summer Session:  7/22/14-9/11/14     Fall Session:  9/23/14-11/13/14     3-Week Holiday Session:  12/2/14-12/18/14     Winter Session:  1/13/15-3/5/15     Early Spring Session:  3/24/15-5/14/15

Zumba GOLD
Zumba Gold® – Zumba Gold takes the Zumba formula and modifies the moves and pacing to suit the needs of the active older participant, as well as those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle. What stays the same are all the elements the Zumba Fitness-Party is known for: the zesty Latin music, like salsa, merengue, cumbia and reggaeton; the exhilarating, easy-to-follow moves; and the invigorating, party-like atmosphere. Active older adults want camaraderie, excitement and fitness as a regular part of their weekly schedule. Zumba Gold® fitness is the perfect fit. It’s a dance-fitness class that feels friendly, fun and great for all ages and genders. Zumba Gold fitness programs creates a party-like atmosphere, that is easy to learn and great for the mind, body and soul.  Instructor:  Ginger Kozlowski, $72 - Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:15AM-12NOON
Fall Session:  9/23/14-11/13/14     3-Week Holiday Session:  12/2/14-12/18/14     Winter Session:  1/13/15-3/5/15     Early Spring Session:  3/24/15-5/14/15

Full Body Fusion 
A fusion of strength training exercises using body weight, free weights and resistance bands, along with cardiovascular intervals, plyometrics, Yoga, Pilates, core work and stretching.  Keeps your body
guessing!  $80 ($64 for Elliot employees) - Tuesdays, 6PM-7PM and Thursdays, 6:15PM-7:15PM
Summer Session:  7/22/14-9/11/14    Fall Session:  9/23/14-11/13/14     3-Week Holiday Session:  12/2/14-12/18/14     Winter Session:  1/13/15-3/5/15     Early Spring Session:  3/24/15-5/14/15

Strength & Tone 
Start your day right with this total body workout.  Strength train all the major muscle groups and abs using a variety of exercise equipment.  This class is ideal for beginners to advanced exercisers.  $90 ($75
for Elliot employees) - Wednesdays and Fridays, 5:45AM-6:45AM
Summer Session:  7/23/14-9/12/14    Fall Session:  9/24-/14-11/14/14     3-Week Holiday Session:  12/3/14-12/19/14     Winter Session:  1/14/15-3/6/15     Early Spring Session:  3/25/15-5/15/15
Line Dancing
Learn to line dance with Ginger Kozlowski. This class will teach the basic steps and combinations and give you the foundation for beginner line dances that are fun to do and great to take to any dance floor. No dance experience necessary, no partner needed. It's fun, fitness and a great social activity!  Instructor:  Ginger Kozlowski, $36 - Fridays, 1PM-1:45PM
Fall Session:  9/26/14-11/14/14    3-Week Holiday Session:  12/5/14-12/19/14      Winter Session:  1/16/15-3/6/15    Early Spring Session:  3/27/15-5/15/15 
Thriving with Yoga 
Thriving with Yoga is designed especially for those with the experience of cancer. It will empower you to: relieve tension and anxiety, rebuild strength and restore range of motion, witness emotion with
compassion, and manage the side effects of treatment and medications naturally.  This includes lymphedema, hot flashes, neuropathy, pain, depression and insomnia.  You may also bring a family member
or friend. Please contact YogaCaps at 603-670-0302 or info@yogacaps.org to register. This class is offered free of charge and may join at any time.  YogaCaps instructors.

 

Welliot at River’s Edge Gym Membership        $35/month
RE Welliot:  M-F, ongoing, 6:30AM to 4PM.  Call (603)663-4200 to get started.
The Welliot at River’s Edge fitness center consists of cardiovascular equipment, Nautilus strength training machines, and a free weight area.  Our team of Fitness Specialists will design a program specific to your needs and limitations.  We offer one-on-one orientations and a safe, non-competitive environment to help you reach your fitness goals, whether you are just starting out or have been exercising for years.  We offer a variety of group exercise classes.  May join at any time.  Click here for flyer with details.



Community Fitness Classes at The Welliot at Elliot Hospital (One Elliot Way Manchester, NH):

To register:            Please register online at www.elliothospital.org or call 663-4567.  All classes require registration.  Questions regarding classes, please call The Welliot at Elliot Hospital at 663-2348.

Zumba
Zumba(r) Fitness is the Latin-inspired dance-fitness program that blends red-hot international music, and contagious steps to form a "fitness-party". It's easy to do, effective and totally exhilarating! Come see
what everyone is talking about!  $112 ($74 for Elliot employees) - Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:15PM-6:15PM
Fall Session:  9/22/14-11/12/14     3-Week Holiday Session:  12/1/14-12/17/14     Winter Session:  1/12/15-3/4/15     Early Spring Session:  3/23/15-5/13/15



Community Fitness Classes at The Elliot Senior Fitness Center (138 Webster St. Manchester, NH):
To register:            Please call 663-7016.  All classes require registration.  Questions regarding classes, please call The Elliot Senior Fitness Center at 663-7016.

Zumba GOLD
Zumba Gold® – Zumba Gold takes the Zumba formula and modifies the moves and pacing to suit the needs of the active older participant, as well as those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle. What stays the same are all the elements the Zumba Fitness-Party is known for: the zesty Latin music, like salsa, merengue, cumbia and reggaeton; the exhilarating, easy-to-follow moves; and the invigorating, party-like atmosphere. Active older adults want camaraderie, excitement and fitness as a regular part of their weekly schedule. Zumba Gold® fitness is the perfect fit. It’s a dance-fitness class that feels friendly, fun and great for all ages and genders. Zumba Gold fitness programs creates a party-like atmosphere, that is easy to learn and great for the mind, body and soul.  NO AGE RESTRICTION.  Instructor:  Ginger Kozlowski, $72 - Mondays and Wednesdays, 9AM-9:45AM
Fall Session:  9/22/14-11/12/14     3-Week Holiday Session:  12/1/14-12/17/14     Winter Session:  1/12/15-3/4/15     Early Spring Session:  3/23/15-5/13/15

Line Dancing
Learn to line dance with Ginger Kozlowski. This class will teach the basic steps and combinations and give you the foundation for beginner line dances that are fun to do and great to take to any dance floor. No dance experience necessary, no partner needed. It's fun, fitness and a great social activity!  NO AGE RESTRICTION.  Instructor:  Ginger Kozlowski, $72 - Mondays and Wednesdays, 10AM-10:45AM
Fall Session:  9/22/14-11/12/14     3-Week Holiday Session:  12/1/14-12/17/14     Winter Session:  1/12/15-3/4/15     Early Spring Session:  3/23/15-5/13/15

Zumba Toning
It's the dance-fitness party that moves at your pace - and more! Shake and sculpt your way to a healthy body for an active lifestyle. Whether you're an active adult or just starting your fitness journey - the Zumba® Gold-Toning Program combines the enticing international rhythms of a slower-paced Zumba® Gold dance-fitness class with the sculpting moves of a Zumba® Toning class, creating an easy-to-follow, health-boosting dance-fitness program anyone can enjoy!  NO AGE RESTRICTION.  Instructor:  Ginger Kozlowski, $36 - Fridays, 9AM-9:45AM  *Participants must buy their own Zumba Toning sticks.
Fall Session:  9/26/14-11/14/14    3-Week Holiday Session:  12/5/14-12/19/14      Winter Session:  1/16/15-3/6/15    Early Spring Session:  3/27/15-5/15/15                 
Chair Aerobics 
Consists of a variety of upper and lower body movements to increase cardiovascular fitness, strength, flexibility, and balance while primarily sitting in a chair.  Bands and light weights can be used to increase intensity.  $55 - Mondays and Wednesdays, 11AM-11:45AM
Fall Session:  9/22/14-11/12/14     3-Week Holiday Session:  12/1/14-12/17/14     Winter Session:  1/12/15-3/4/15     Early Spring Session:  3/23/15-5/13/15

Seniors in Motion
Incorporates non-weight bearing aerobics, strength, flexibility, and balance exercises.  Bands and light weights are used for total body conditioning.  $55 - Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12NOON-12:45PM
Fall Session:  9/23/14-11/13/14     3-Week Holiday Session:  12/2/14-12/18/14     Winter Session:  1/13/15-3/5/15     Early Spring Session:  3/24/15-5/14/15

 

The Elliot Senior Fitness Center Gym Membership      $25/month
SHC:  M-F, ongoing, 6:30AM to 4Pm.  Call (603)663-7016 to get started.
The Elliot Senior Fitness Center is designed specifically for those 50 and older.  The fitness center consists of a variety of cardiovascular equipment and strength training machines.  Our team of Fitness Specialists are here to help integrate physical activity safely into your life, offering one-on-one orientations and exercise programs to fit individual needs.  We offer a variety of group exercise classes such as Zumba GOLD and Line Dancing.  May join at any time.  Click here for flyer with details.



Massage Therapy                 $55/1 hour for Elliot Employees and Seniors 65 and older; $70/1 hour for all others (non Elliot employees and non Seniors)
Massage therapy is manipulation of the soft tissues of the body, including muscles, connective tissue and tendons.  It can help to alleviate the soft tissue discomfort associated with everyday home and occupational stresses, muscular overuse as well as many chronic conditions.  You can have the wellness you deserve.
Massage Therapists:  Bruce Wood, LMT, KMI Licensed Massage Therapist and Kinesis Myofascial Integration/Structural Integration Therapist and Melissa Lower, LMT Licensed Massage Therapist and Nationally certified in therapeutic massage and body work.  Call (603) 663-5730 to schedule an appointment.  Click here for flyer with details.


CPR & First Aid Certifications

Use of American Heart Association materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association.  Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the Association
Heartsaver CPR - This course is designed to target all lay rescuers (school children, family members of patients at risk for sudden cardiac death) and teach them basic life support for adults and pediatrics.  Learn the skills needed to perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, and relieving Foreign-body airway obstruction (choking).  Certification and AHA Textbook received.  Reading material is sent to your prior to the class once payment is received.  Cost:  $38.00
Saturdays 8:00-11:00am -    July 12, September 6, November 1, January 3

Heartsaver First Aid - This course is designed to teach techniques to give immediate care to an injured, suddenly ill person, or someone involved in a life threatening situation.  You will also learn when to alert medical personnel.   Certification and AHA Textbook received.   Reading material is sent to your prior to the class once payment is received.  Cost:  $38.00
Wednesdays 6:00-9:00pm – July 9, October 8, January 14

CPR for New or Expired Health Care Providers - The Basic Life Support  for Health Care Providers is designed to teach the skills of CPR for victims of all ages (including ventilation with a barrier device, a bag-mask device, and oxygen), and relief of Foreign-body Airway Obstruction.  Healthcare Providers include physicians, nurses, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, respiratory therapist, physical and occupational therapist, etc.  Reading material is sent to your prior to the class once payment is received.  Cost:  $63.00
Saturdays 8:00am-2:30pm –   August 2, October 4, December 6, February 7

CPR Renewal for Health Care Providers - The renewal Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers  is designed to teach the skills of CPR for victims of all ages (including ventilation with a barrier device, a bag-mask device, and oxygen), and relief of Foreign-body Airway Obstruction.  Healthcare Providers include physicians, nurses, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, respiratory therapist, physical and occupational therapist, etc.  Reading material is sent to your prior to the class once payment is received.  Cost:  $48.00
Saturdays 11:30am -2:30pm -   July 12, September 6, November 1, January 3

LIVE BETTER INSTITUTE

Comprehensive Weight Management Program – Introduction to Diet for Health – This free introductory session outlines the 10 week Diet for Health Program.  Focusing on total health, not just pounds on the scale.  If you would like more information or to register for this program call 663-4LBI(4524)  Cost:  FREE

Diet for Health – This 10-week lifestyle change program will help you reduce cardiovascular risk factors, promote fat loss, and support healthy insulin and blood sugar.  If you would like more information or to register for this program call 663-4LBI(4524)  Cost:  $125.00

LBI Support Group – This support program includes weigh-in and group sessions with a professional.  It is a support for people who would like to maintain their weight loss.  .  If you would like more information or to register for this program call 663-4LBI(4524)  Cost:  $25.00 per 4 sessions.


BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES

Anger Management $45 per session* eBHS: mon, Sep 8 to Nov 10, Jan 12 to mar 16 and apr 6 to Jun 15. 6 to 7:30pm. *$45 per session if paid in full on the day of the session or, $60 per session. most insurance accepted as well as medicaid. To register call 663-8621. This 10-week course will help adults (age 21 and over) learn their individual anger styles, triggers, problem solving strategies and effective communication techniques. Qualified psychotherapists will assist participants in developing a range of healthy techniques for changing behavior and managing their anger.

Support & Relaxation for PeopleSupport & Relaxation for People with Irritable Bowel Syndrome $60 per session eBHS: Wed, Sep 10 & 24, Oct. 8 & 22 and Nov. 5 & 19; Jan 14 & 28, Feb 11 & 25 and mar 11 & 25; apr. 8 & 22, may 13 & 27 and Jun 10 &24. 11:30am to 1pm. most insurance accepted as well as medicaid and medicare. Call 663-8621 to register. Stress often co-exists with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). This group will offer a support component with others who share that diagnosis and teach various relaxation and stress reduction skills that can help reduce the symptoms of IBS. The group is limited to eight participants with a diagnosis of IBS. Wear comfortable, loose fitting clothes

Emotional Eating $45 per session* eBHS: Thu, Sep 4 to Nov. 20; Jan 8 to mar 26; &apr 9 to Jun 25, 6 to 7:30pm. *$45 per session if paid in full on the day of the session or, $60 per session. most insurance accepted as well as medicaid. To register call 663-8621. Do you turn to food for comfort, stress relief, as a reward or even out of boredom? If so, you are an emotional eater. It isn’t all about willpower. Topics covered in this 12-week group for adults (ages 21 and over) include the brain’s reward system, how habits are formed and changed, how to identify and manage emotions without using food, mindful eating and how to manage stress.