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Augusta Health Fitness Group Classes and Programs

Non-members may purchase a 10-class pass for $100. Classes run on an ongoing basis. Other classes not listed here can be found on our website at augustahealth.com/​fitness.

Aquatic Classes

Aqua Power: Mondays and Wednesdays, 7:45 a.m.; Mondays and Thursdays, 5 p.m.; Tuesdays, 9 a.m.; Saturdays, 9 a.m. (Fitness Pool)
Aqua Express: Fridays, 7:45 a.m.
Deep Water Conditioning: Thursdays, 9 a.m. (Fitness Pool)

Therapeutic/Rehabilitative Aqua 

Aqua Lite: Mondays and Fridays, 9 a.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. (Therapy Pool)
Range of Motion (ROM): Mondays and Fridays, 10 a.m. (Therapy Pool)
Information: Visit augustahealth.com/fitness for updated monthly group fitness schedules. Call Jennifer Klemm at (540) 332-5517 or email her at jklemm@augustahealth.com.

Cardio/Body Sculpt

When: Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m.

Chi Kung

Intermediate: Tuesdays, 10:15 a.m.
Advanced: Thursdays, 10:15 a.m.

Core & More 

When: Mondays, 9:30 a.m.; Wednesdays, 5:20 p.m.

Cycling Classes

Endurance Ride: Fridays, 5:15 a.m.
Express Ride: Fridays, 8:30 a.m.
Instructor Choice Ride: Mondays, 5:15 a.m.; Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m. (Cycle Studio)
Les Mills RPM: Mondays, 8:30 a.m.; alternating Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m. (Cycle Studio)

HIIT Boot Camp

When: Wednesdays, 4:30 p.m.

Krave 30X

When: Mondays, 8:45 a.m.; Tuesdays,12:15 p.m.; Fridays, 12:15 p.m.

Les Mills Body Combat

When: Mondays, 5:30 p.m.; Wednesdays, 9 a.m., 6 p.m.; Thursdays, 4:30 p.m.; alternating Saturdays, 9 a.m.

Les Mills Bodypump 

When: Mondays, 4:30 p.m.; Tuesdays, 9 a.m.; Thursdays, 5:30 p.m.; alternating Saturdays, 9 a.m.

Martial Arts

Extra fee; class passes excluded.
Beginner and Intermediate: Mondays and Wednesdays, 7 p.m.
Cost: $55 a month for members, $85 for non-members

Senior Cardio 

When: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m.

Senior Strength 

When: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m.

Senior Stretch 

When: Wednesdays, 10:45 a.m.

Step & Core 

When: Tuesdays, 4:30 p.m.

Tai Chi

Free to cancer recovery patients; sponsored by the Augusta Health Cancer Center.
Arthritis and Diabetes: Tuesdays, 11:15 a.m.
Beginner: Wednesdays, 11 a.m.
Intermediate: Thursdays, 11:15 a.m.
Multi-Level: Tuesdays, 7 p.m.

Yoga

Chair Yoga: Mondays, 10:30 a.m.
Gentle Flow: Mondays, 5:30 p.m.; Tuesdays, 9 a.m.; Thursdays, 9 a.m.
Intermediate/Advanced Vinyasa: Wednesdays, 9 a.m.
Power Vinyasa Flow: Thursdays, 6:15 a.m., 5:30 p.m.
Yoga Express: Fridays, 9:05 a.m.
Yoga Basics: Saturdays, 9 a.m.

Zumba

When: Mondays, 9 a.m.; Tuesdays, 4:15 p.m.
Information: Visit augustahealth.com/fitness for updated monthly group fitness schedules. Call Jennifer Klemm at (540) 332-5517 or email her at jklemm@augustahealth.com.

RxEX Program

(available on land or in water)
What: This monitored medical exercise program at Augusta Health Fitness is by physician referral only. It is an eight-week exercise program with pre- and post-program health evaluations. Participants exercise twice a week with staff and have access to Augusta Health Fitness throughout the eight weeks. Outcome measurements will be sent to the referring physician upon completion of the program.
Cost: $80
Information: Call Michael Campbell at (540) 332-5527 or email him at mcampbell@augustahealth.com.

RxEX Cancer Program

What: This monitored medical exercise program at Augusta Health Fitness is for members of the community who have had or currently have cancer. The program is designed to improve a person’s stamina, strength and fitness through monitored exercise. Participants will meet with certified cancer specialists twice a week to be assisted with an individual workout routine. Program outcomes will be sent to the referring physician.
Cost: $80. Note: Fee is waived if patient receives referral from Augusta Health Cancer Center.
Information: Call Michael Campbell at (540) 332-5527 or email him at mcampbell@augustahealth.com.

RxEX Prehab Program

What: This monitored medical exercise program at Augusta Health Fitness is for members of the community who are scheduled for joint replacement surgery. The program is specifically designed to strengthen the joint during the few weeks prior to surgery. Participants will meet with exercise specialists twice a week and work out in a small group setting of three participants. Program outcomes will be sent to the referring physician.
Cost: $80
Information: Call Michael Campbell at (540) 332-5527 or email him at mcampbell@augustahealth.com.

RxEX Cardiac Program

What: This monitored medical exercise program is a continuation of Cardiac Rehab Phase II, and is available to anyone completing or who has completed Cardiac Rehab within the past three months. The focus of the program is on improving the heart’s function and increasing cardiovascular endurance. The participant’s blood pressure, heart rate and oxygen saturation levels are monitored throughout the program as necessary, and a follow-up appointment with Cardiac Rehab staff is performed upon completion of the program. Program outcomes will be sent to the referring physician.
Cost: $80
Information: Call Michael Campbell at (540) 332-5527 or email him at mcampbell@augustahealth.com.

Augusta Health Fitness Tennis Program Schedule†

Adult Cardio Tennis

What: Adult tennis players have the opportunity to get fit for life while enjoying the sport they love! This unique fitness/tennis clinic is packed with high-energy tennis drills, sport-specific training stations, great music and lots of fun! We recommend that you consult with a physician before participating in Cardio Tennis or any activity that involves a strenuous exercise routine.

Munchkin Tennis

What: Ages 10 and under. A great introduction to tennis for the youngest of players! Smaller court, smaller racquets, slower balls with the same big fun!

Future Stars

What: Ages 10 and under. Kids learn and compete in this unique format that encourages young players to develop rally skills and proper stroke technique as well as keep score and compete on courts and equipment that are size-appropriate to ensure faster learning and more fun!

Rising Stars

What: This class focuses on skill development and learning the tactical side of tennis. It is geared to youths hoping to experience tennis for the first time or raise their game to the next level. Fast-paced drills and games expose students to the many positive exercise benefits of playing tennis.

Aces

What: The program is for the most skilled and competitive junior tennis players. With a focus on enhanced skill and tactical development through games-based point value drills and competition, players will be challenged to take their game to new levels.

† Times and fees for tennis classes and programs are subject to change. For more information, call Chad Reed, tennis coordinator/pro, at (540) 332-5280 or email him at creed@augustahealth.com. Registration forms for classes are available at augustahealth.com/fitness/tennis.

Support Groups

Friends Listening to Friends Group

What: For newly diagnosed cancer patients who have fears, questions or concerns. This group also addresses life after cancer treatments.
When: Tuesdays, 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Where: Augusta Community Care Building, Conference Room 1
Information: For more information about any cancer group, call Leigh Anderson at (540) 245-7105.

Shenandoah Valley Stroke Club

What: This support group is for those who have suffered a stroke and their family members, care partners and friends.
When: Friday, Sept. 7, at 12 p.m.
Information: Call Shelley Payne at (540) 332-4047 or (540) 932-4047.

Heart to Heart Support Group

What: If someone you love has died and you’d like the “heart-to-heart” support of others who have also lost someone, we invite you to attend our support group. We understand this is a very difficult time in your life. Talking and sharing with others going through similar experiences can provide tremendous support and be extremely helpful in learning how to cope and live with your grief. Support groups are open to the community and provided free of charge.
When: New groups begin throughout the year.
Where: Augusta Health Community Care Building
Information: To find out starting dates and to learn more, contact Debbie Brown, bereavement coordinator, Hospice of the Shenandoah, at (540) 932-4911 or at dbrown@augusta​health.com.

Ostomy Support Group

What: In this group meeting, you’ll share ideas and improve your quality of life after ostomy surgery.
When: Second Monday of every other month, 6–8 p.m.
Where: Augusta Health Community Care Building, Room 3
Information: Call (540) 332-4346 for details.

Stronger Together Breast Cancer Support Group

What: Stronger Together offers support for patients diagnosed with breast cancer. This group provides a safe space to share personal stories, celebrate victories, express emotions and be uplifted.
When: Thursdays, 3–4:30 p.m.
Where: Augusta Health Cancer Center Conference Room
Information: Call Leigh Anderson, LCSW, at (540) 245-7105 for details.

Community Outreach and Education

Gain Independence From Tobacco (GIFT): Begin Your Journey to Stop Smoking/Stop Using Smokeless Tobacco

What: To quit tobacco, you must first examine how and why you use tobacco. Then you can create an individual quit plan. The GIFT program is provided by a certified tobacco treatment specialist. Evidence-based guidelines and recommendations are given on an individual basis. Don’t let fear keep you from quitting.
Information: Call Dana Breeding, RN, CTTS, at (540) 332-4988 for class information.

Hospital Volunteer Training (Living at the End of Life)

What: This is a 12-hour course geared for anyone interested in hospice volunteer training. This course covers hospice philosophy, family dynamics, listening skills, the medical aspects of death and dying, and much more!
When: Monday, Sept. 10, to Thursday, Sept. 20 (Mondays and Thursdays), 9 a.m.-12p.m.
Where: Augusta Community Care Conference Center
Information: Please call Lori Showalter, hospice volunteer coordinator, at (540) 332-4904.

The AMI Farm at Augusta Health

Home Compost Basics

When: Saturday, Sept. 8, 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
Where: AMI Farm at Augusta Health
Information: Contact Grayson Shelor at AMI, (540) 886-0160, or Krystal Moyersat Augusta Health, (540) 932-4976.

Seasonal Eats: September

When: Wednesday, Sept. 12, 4–5 p.m.
Where: Jazzman’s Café at the Augusta Health Wellness Center
Information: Contact Grayson Shelor at AMI, (540) 886-0160, or Krystal Moyersat Augusta Health, (540) 932-4976.

Diabetes and Nutrition Education Program

Diabetes Support Group (Type 1 and Type 2)

What: For all those who are interested in learning more about managing their diabetes. Family, friends and care partners are welcome, too! This group offers guest speakers, a field trip to a local market and lots of educational opportunities.
When: Third Thursday of every month, 5:30–6:30 p.m.
Where: Heart and Vascular Building – Mannix Conference Room or ACC building
Information: Call Jean Magee, MEd, at (540) 213-2538 or (540) 941-2538 for confirmation of location and topic.

*Diabetes Boot Camp (Several Dates Available)

What: A three-hour class for individuals with type 2 diabetes who want to learn how to manage their disease and take back control of their life. This class covers critical topics in diabetes including the disease process, healthy eating and exercise, medication management, monitoring blood sugar levels, reducing risks for complications, and problem-solving skills.

When: Monday, Aug. 20, 4:30–7:30 p.m.
Where: Augusta Community Care Building, Room 2

When: Wednesday, Sept. 19, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Where: Mannix Conference Room – Heart and Vascular Center

Information: Please call the Outpatient Diabetes and Nutrition Education Program at (540) 213-2537 or (540) 941-2537.

*A referral from your physician is required to attend this course.

*Carbohydrate Counting 101 — Several Dates Available

What: A 90-minute class for people with diabetes who want to learn more about carbohydrate counting, nutrition label reading, meal planning, meal preparation and dining out with diabetes. Join us to learn how you can eat healthfully and still include some of your favorite foods.
When: Monday, Sept. 10, 9:30–11 a.m.
Where: Mannix Conference Room – Heart and Vascular Center

When: Monday, April 9, 5–6:30 p.m.
Where: Mannix Conference Room – Heart and Vascular Center

Information: Please call the Outpatient Diabetes and Nutrition Education Program at (540) 213-2537 or (540) 941-2537.

*A referral from your physician is required to attend this course.

Diabetes Prevention Class – FREE

What: This is a single-session program taught by a certified diabetes educator. It is designed for individuals who have been diagnosed with prediabetes. During this session, participants will identify their risk factors and learn how to make lifestyle changes to help delay or even prevent the development of type 2 diabetes.

When: Saturday, Aug. 18, 10–11:30 a.m.
Where: Mannix Conference Room – Heart and Vascular Cente

Childbirth Preparation Series

What: During the final trimester of pregnancy, birthing classes are an ideal way for expectant mothers and their partners to prepare for the “big event.” Classes cover signs, symptoms and stages of labor, body conditioning exercises, breathing and relaxation techniques, vaginal and cesarean births and other medical options, helpful hints for the birth coach, what to expect during recovery, and a video tour of the Birthing Suite.
When: Six classes will be held every other month on four consecutive Mondays, as well as the Baby Basic and CPR class and Breastfeeding class on Thursday nights.
Where: Augusta Health, Community Care Building, Room 3.
Information: Sign-up information is available at augustahealth.com/birthing-suite/classes.

Special Events

What: Food Demo and Nutrition Presentation
When: Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2–3 p.m.
Where: Augusta Heatlh Community Care Building, Rooms 2 and 3
Information: The topic of this FREE presentation is the Plant-Based Diet — How to Incorporate More Plant-Based Foods Into Your Diet. Presenters are Travis Foster, Augusta Health chef, and Mary Beth Landes, MS, RD, CSO. Registration is required. Call (540) 332-5522 (540) 932-5522 to register.