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Health & Wellness


At Dominican Hospital, we know your health is your most valuable asset. Be sure to protect it by understanding your risk for disease and taking steps to prevent problems whenever possible. Not only will you feel good, you’ll also enjoy a better quality of life.


Center For Lifestyle Management

Located at 610 Frederick Street, about a mile and a half from Dominican Hospital, our Center for Lifestyle Management promotes better health for you and your community. We offer small classes and one-on-one appointments. Our services include:

  • Body composition analysis
  • Cardiac risk reduction (cardiac rehabilitation)
  • Cholesterol screenings
  • Diabetes management
  • Medical fitness
  • Motivational lifestyle coaching
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Resting metabolic rate

If needed, your doctor can refer you to our disease management programs, including Cardiac Risk Reduction, Diabetes Management, and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.

Our Expert Staff

Our staff has a broad spectrum of experience and expertise. They include:

  • Clinical exercise physiologists
  • Registered dieticians
  • Registered nurses
  • Respiratory therapists

PEP Classes

PEP stands for Personal Enrichment Programs, and that is our mission – to enrich your life by helping you get the most from your mind and body. Our PEP education program offers a wide variety of health, wellness, and rehabilitation classes for people of all ages and abilities.

Our classes are designed and taught by health care professionals who understand the unique, complex health care needs of different individuals and groups of people. For example our classes may:

  • Prepare you for surgery
  • Provide a gentle transition from inpatient or outpatient therapy
  • Push you to greater levels of function and fitness

Our teachers are skilled clinicians who can also keep a watchful eye and refer you for medical care if needed.

With our wide variety of classes, there is something for everyone:

  • Aquatic rehabilitation and exercise
  • Balance classes
  • Childbirth and parenting classes
  • Classes on nutrition, aging, stress reduction
  • CPR
  • Nutrition counselling and wellness coaching
  • Mind/Body classes including mindfulness stress reduction, Tai Chi/Qi Gong
  • Strength building and conditioning
  • Support groups
  • Yoga and Pilates

Learn More About Health & Wellness At Dominican Hospital

To register for our programs and classes and find out current prices, please visit Classes & Events or call us at 831.457.7099.

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