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Taking Care

Your Health Is Your Most Valuable Asset

Protect it by understanding your risk for disease and taking steps
to prevent problems whenever possible.


Health & Wellness

At Dominican Hospital we believe that if you take care of yourself, you'll feel better and enjoy a better quality of life. The doctors and medical professionals at Dominican Hospital is here to help keep you feeling good.

The Center for Lifestyle Management and The Dignity Health Wellness Center

The Center for Lifestyle Management
1555 Dominican Way
Santa Cruz, CA 95065
(in the Dominican Employee Conference Center)

The Dignity Health Wellness Center

21340 E Cliff Drive
Santa Cruz, CA 95062

We promote better health for you and your community. We offer small classes and one-on-one appointments. Your doctor can also refer you to our disease management programs, including Cardiac Risk Reduction, Diabetes Management, and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.

Our Services

Our Team

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

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

Enrich Your Life

Our Personal Enrichment Programs (hosted by the Wellness Center) will help you get the most out of your mind and body. That's our mission.

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


A wide variety of classes includes:

  • Aquatic rehabilitation and exercise 
  • Balance classes
  • Childbirth and parenting classes
  • Classes on nutrition, aging, stress reduction
  • 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

More About Health & Wellness

To register for our programs and classes and find out current prices, please visit Classes & Events or call us at (831) 457-7099

Details & Directions:
Dominican Hospital PEP Program