There are numerous wellness activities happening all around our region in any given week. The community wellness calendar brings together the events, education and resources you need to make healthy living a priority. Be sure to take advantage of the unique opportunities our community partners and other members have to offer.
The Diabetes Self-Management Program is a six-hour,
physician-referred class for patients. Family members and friends are invited
to attend and learn alongside their loved ones. Specially trained registered
nurses, dietitians and certified diabetes educators explain how to manage
diabetes through nutrition, lifestyle changes, exercise and - when appropriate
- proper use of medications. Patients learn why standards of care - having
their blood glucose levels, eyes and feet checked regularly - are essential to
their health. Class participants also learn about the long-term complications
Fit Steps, an exercise club, meets Mondays and Wednesdays in Kingsport. Only $2 per visit.
The coach for the 2013 National Winners at America’s Best and Showstoppers Competitions will teach tumbling classes at the Bristol, Va. Parks and Recreation Department. Students will learn basic tumbling skills including cartwheels, roundoffs, splits, backbends, headstands, handstands, front limbers, back walkovers, etc. during this six week course.
LiveWell members can submit events about local and regional wellness initiatives, education opportunities and resources that support LiveWell. Simply log in to your LiveWell member profile or join LiveWell to submit your events.
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