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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.

Yoga

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

Chi Kung

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

Les Mills Body Combat

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

Bodypump

When: Mondays, 4:30 p.m.; Tuesdays, 9 a.m.; Thursdays, 5:30 p.m.; alternating Saturdays, 9 a.m.
Information: Call Heather Moneymaker at (540) 332-5571 or email her at hmoney​maker@augustahealth.com.

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

Aquatic Classes

Aqua Power: Mondays, Wednesdays, 7:45 a.m.; Mondays, 4:45 p.m.; Thursdays, 4:45 p.m. (Fitness Pool)
Aqua Express: Tuesdays, 7:45 a.m.; Fridays, 7:45 a.m.
Deep Water Conditioning: Mondays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. (Fitness Pool)

Therapeutic/Rehabilitative Aqua

Aqua Lite: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 9 a.m. and 10 a.m.; Wednesdays, 4:45 p.m. (Therapy Pool)
Range of Motion (ROM): Mondays and Fridays, 10 a.m. (Therapy Pool)

Zumba Dance

When: Mondays, 9 a.m.; Tuesdays, 3:45 p.m.; Thursdays, 3:45 p.m.

TRX Suspension Small Group Training

When: Wednesdays, 12:15 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.; Fridays, 12:15 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.
Information: Visit augustahealth.com/fitness for updated monthly group fitness schedules.

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 for the RxEX Medical Program
Information: Call Heather Moneymaker at (540) 332-5527 or email her at hmoney​maker@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: Call Membership Services at Augusta Health Fitness at (540) 332-5843.
Information: Call Heather Moneymaker at (540) 332-5527 or email her at hmoney​maker@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 for the RxEX Prehab Program
Information: Call Heather Moneymaker at (540) 332-5527 or email her at hmoneymaker@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 for the RxEX Cardiac Program
Information: Call Heather Moneymaker at (540) 332-5527 or email her at hmoneymaker@augustahealth.com.

NUTRITION SERVICES AT AUGUSTA HEALTH FITNESS

All nutrition packages include one 60-minute initial consult with the registered dietitian as well as three 30-minute follow-ups. Sessions are scheduled directly with the registered dietitian.

Energize Package

What: If all you are doing to help shed the pounds is exercising, you’re missing half the picture. Partner with a dietitian to learn how modifying your diet can help you reach a healthier weight. The program includes personalized nutrition advice, dietary intake analysis and body-fat measurements.
Cost: $150 for members, $175 for non-members
Information: Call Heather Moneymaker at (540) 332-5527 or email her at hmoneymaker@augustahealth.com.

Lifestyle Package

What: This package is designed for nutrition newcomers. If you’re looking to begin a healthy eating program, start here. The sessions cover topics including basic nutrition and you, label reading, planning and prep, and special-occasion eating.
Cost: $150 for members, $175 for non-members
Information: Call Heather Moneymaker at (540) 332-5527 or email her at hmoneymaker@augustahealth.com.

Prescription Package

What: Do you have diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure or another chronic condition? Learn how to improve your well-being through the foods you eat. There is no physician referral needed! You will receive personalized nutrition advice and an individualized dietary intake analysis.
Cost: $150 for members, $175 for non-members
Information: Call Heather Moneymaker at (540) 332-5527 or email her at hmoneymaker@augustahealth.com.

Nutrition Tune-Up

What: This program is designed for clients who have previously completed any nutrition package or corporate program. The tune-up provides further guidance and accountability based upon your goals. The program includes additional goal setting.
Cost: $90 for members, $100 for non-members
Information: Call Heather Moneymaker at (540) 332-5527 or email her at hmoneymaker@augustahealth.com.

60 for $70

What: Looking to have a brief session with the dietitian? This single, one-hour session is perfect to get a few questions answered.
Cost: $70 for members and nonmembers
Information: Call Heather Moneymaker at (540) 332-5527 or email her at hmoneymaker@augustahealth.com.

Lipid Panel Screenings

What: Total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, TC/HDL ratio, triglyceride and glucose levels are tested. Results can be kept on file and sent to your physician. This is a great tool to monitor your health!
Cost: $25 for members, $30 for non-members
Information: Call Heather Moneymaker at (540) 332-5527 or email her at hmoneymaker@augustahealth.com.

Augusta Health Fitness Tennis Program Schedule†

Adults 1*2*3* Tennis

What: Learn how to play, improve skills and practice. Ages 18 and older.
When: Thursdays, 6–7:30 p.m.
Cost: $90

Adult Cardio Tennis

What: This “workout” tennis program is sure to leave you energized. Ages 18 and older.
When: Mondays, 6–7 p.m.; Wednesdays, 9–10 a.m.
Cost: $60

Munchkin Tennis

What: Ages 10 and under, tennis format. Beginner, ages 4–6.
When: Saturdays, 9–9:45 a.m.
Cost: $60

Future Stars

What: Ages 10 and under, tennis format. Beginner and intermediate, ages 7–10.
When: Saturdays, 9:45–11 a.m.
Cost: $90

Rising Stars

What: Learn to play through competitive drills and games. Beginner and intermediate, ages 11–17.
When: Saturdays, 11 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Cost: $90

Aces

What: Advanced and competitive, ages 12–17.
When: Saturdays, 12:15–1:45 p.m.
Cost: $108

Circuit Aces

What: Advanced and competitive, ages 12–17.
When: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:30–6 p.m.
Cost: $216

† 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@augusta​health.com.

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.–12:15 p.m.
Where: Augusta Health Cancer Center Conference Room
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: First Friday of every month at noon
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 Fitness Center, Triangle 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: Sessions are held every Monday evening from 6–7:30 p.m. in the Augusta Health Community Care Building. A participant can join the GIFT program at any time. Call Dana Breeding, RN, CTTS, at (540) 332-4988 for class information.

Walk With a Doc

What: Are you looking for a fun way to get more active? Join us for a FREE monthly walk and brief educational talk hosted by a local physician. Each participant will receive a pedometer and T-shirt.
When: Saturday, June 10, 8:30 a.m.
Where: Gypsy Hill Park, Staunton (meet at bandstand)

When: Saturday, June 17, 8:30 a.m.
Where: Constitution Park, Waynesboro (meet at Dominion Shelter)

When: Saturday, July 8, 8:30 a.m.
Where: Gypsy Hill Park, Staunton(meet at bandstand)

When: Saturday, July 15, 8:30 a.m.
Where: Constitution Park, Waynesboro (meet at Dominion Shelter)

When: Saturday, Aug. 12, 8:30 a.m.
Where: Gypsy Hill Park, Staunton (meet at bandstand)

When: Saturday, Aug. 19, 8:30 a.m.
Where: Constitution Park, Waynesboro (meet at Dominion Shelter)

When: Saturday, Sept. 9, 8:30 a.m.
Where: Gypsy Hill Park, Staunton (meet at bandstand)

When: Saturday, Sept. 16, 8:30 a.m.
Where: Constitution Park, Waynesboro (meet at Dominion Shelter)

When: Saturday, Oct. 14, 8:30 a.m.
Where: Gypsy Hill Park, Staunton (meet at bandstand)

When: Saturday, Oct. 21, 8:30 a.m.
Where: Constitution Park, Waynesboro (meet at Dominion Shelter)

Information: Call Krystal Moyers at (540) 932-4976 for more.

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: Wednesday, July 19, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Where: Augusta Community Care Building, Room 2

When: Monday, Aug. 21, 5–8 p.m.
Where: Augusta Community Care Building, Room 1

When: Saturday, Sept. 16, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Where: Heart and Vascular Building – Mannix Conference Room

When: Monday, Oct. 16, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Where: Main Hospital, Conference Room C

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.

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: Thursday, Sept. 28
Information: Presentation is in honor of “Fruits and Veggies — More Matters Month!” Please call (540) 332-5522 for the time and location and to RSVP.