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Health & Wellness Classes


Mercy and Memorial Hospitals offer of classes to help you stay healthy.

Community Wellness & Education

Join us for a free series of facilitated discussions and educational sessions for stroke survivors, their family, and caregivers. Everyone is welcome! 

All meetings are free and start at 3:30 at the Community Wellness Center.

August 3, 2017
Finding Your Voice
Stroke survivors learn how to communicate

August 10, 2017
Family and Friends
How stroke impacts relationships

August 17, 2017
Everyday Survival
Relearning life’s every day skills

For more information call 661.861.0852.


Heart Healthy Lifestyle

A review of heart healthy eating, meal planning, cooking, shopping, and physical activity for prevention of illness related to heart disease, stroke, high cholesterol/triglycerides, and high blood pressure. 

Upcoming dates:
August 21
September 25
October 16

All classes are free at the Dignity Health Memorial Hospital Center for Healthy Living.

For additional information, please call 855.456.3013 or download our flyer.


Small Steps to a Healthier Weight

These monthly classes will help you lose weight and improve your overall health. Topics include hydration/healthy drinks, whole unprocessed foods, cutting calories, healthy meal prep, portion control, and exercise. 

Upcoming dates:
August 7
September 11
October 2
November 6
December 4

All classes are free at the Dignity Health Memorial Hospital Center for Healthy Living.

For additional information, please call 855.456.3013 or download our flyer.


The following classes/events are free and open to the public. For additional information, please call 661.861.0852.

Health Education Classes

July 18 – August 29, 2017 
Freedom from Smoking Seminar 
Community Wellness Center 
2634 G Street 
Bakersfield, CA 93301 
Meets Tuesdays for 7 weeks (Meets twice on 4th week) 
5 – 7 p.m.
Registration Required

August 10 – August 24, 2017 
Cooking for Health Seminars 
Community Wellness Center 
2634 G Street 
Bakersfield, CA 93301 
Meets Thursdays for 3 weeks 
1 – 2:30 p.m. 
Registration Required

September 7, 2017 
Breast Self- Exam
Mercy Learning Center
631 E. California Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93307
10 – 11 a.m.

September 13 – September 27, 2017 
Cooking for Health Seminars 
Community Wellness Center 
2634 G Street 
Bakersfield, CA 93301 
Meets Wednesdays for 3 weeks 
2 – 3:30 p.m. 
Registration Required

Clases en Español

Agosto 8, 2017 
Cocinando Saludable 
Community Wellness Center
2634 G Street
Bakersfield, CA 933051
1 – 2:30 p.m.
Se Requiere Registración

Agosto 9 – Agosto 23, 2017
Cocina Saludable
Community Wellness Center
2634 G Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301
Se junta los miércoles por 3 semanas 
10 – 11:30 a.m. 
Se Requiere Registración

Agosto 10, 2017 
Salud de Senos 
Mercy Learning Center
631 E. California Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93307
9 – 10 a.m.

Agosto 16, 2017 
Salud de Próstata 
Villa Hermosa Apartments
1500 Poplar Ave
Wasco, CA 93280
1 – 2p.m.

Septiembre 5, 2017 
Nutrición 
Mt. Vernon Elementary School
Centro de Padres 
2161 Potomac Ave 
Bakersfield, CA 93307
8
– 9 a.m.

Septiembre 5 – Septiembre 19, 2017
Cocina Saludable
Mt. Vernon Elementary School
Centro de Padres 
2161 Potomac Ave 
Bakersfield, CA 93307
Se junta los martes por 3 semanas 
9
:30 – 11 a.m. 
Se Requiere Registración

Septiembre 7, 2017 
Salud de
Senos 
Mercy Learning Center
631 E. California Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93307
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Septiembre 12, 2017 
Conozca las Grasas
Mt. Vernon Elementary School
Centro de Padres 
2161 Potomac Ave 
Bakersfield, CA 93307
8 – 9 a.m.

Septiembre 19, 2017 
Etiqueta de Nutrición
Mt. Vernon Elementary School
Centro de Padres 
161 Potomac Ave 
Bakersfield, CA 93307
8 – 9 a.m.


Fitness Classes

These classes are free and are open to the public to those 18 years of age and older. Classes will not be held on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, and Thanksgiving.

Yoga 

Mondays 
5:30 – 6:30 p.m. 
Clerou Lecture Center at Mercy Hospital Downtown 
2215 Truxtun Ave.

Wednesdays
6 – 7 a.m. 
Buena Vista Room at Mercy Hospital Southwest 
400 Old River Rd.

Wednesdays
5:15 – 6:15 p.m. 
Learning Center at Memorial Hospital 
420 34th St.

Zumba

Monday thru Thursday 
6 – 7 p.m.
1600 D St. (Corner of 16th & D Streets)

Saturdays
8:30 9:30 a.m.
Mercy Conference Center 
1600 D St. (Corner of 16th & D Streets)
 

For more information about our exercise classes, please call 661.861.0852.


Community Events/ Eventos Comunitarios

August 1, 2017 
Sepsis Awareness and Prevention 
Alzheimer’s Disease Association of Kern County 
4203 Buena Vista Road 
Bakersfield, CA 93311 
10 a.m.

September 6, 2017 
Prostate Health
Community Wellness Center
2634 G Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301
6 – 7:30 p.m.

 For dates and more information about any of our health education classes and upcoming events, please call 661.861.0852.

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