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March Wellness Classes at Pardee Rehab & Wellness Center

Be sure to try out one of our March wellness classes at Pardee Rehab & Wellness Center, located at 212 Thompson St.

Yogalates (Yoga + Pilates): A blend of mind-body strength, balance, core and flexibility movements with clear, compassionate instruction for all levels. Practice is done in sitting, lying and standing positions. Mats are available. $8 for non-members. Mondays, 12 - 1 p.m.

Gentle Yoga: A slower interpretation of the same full body movements and guided breathing that yoga offers. Great for beginners. Focus is on compassionately and safely practicing strength, balance and flexibility postures for whole body health. $8 for non-members. Tuesdays, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Pilates-based Core: A mat class geared to strengthen and tone the core muscles of your abdomen, back, hips and thighs. All levels welcome for this fun challenge. Mats provided. $3 for non-members. Wednesdays & Fridays, 10:30 -11a.m.

Flow Yoga: This is a moderate-paced flow of strength, flexibility and balancing postures guided with inspiring thoughts and options for most levels. Come see how a little work on the mat translates to happier living. Mats provided. $8 for non-members. Wednesdays & Fridays, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

SilverSneakers Muscular Strength and Range of Motion (MSROM): This core class for Healthways' group exercise program is designed to increase strength, range of movement, agility, balance and coordination, and to improve participants' functional capacities, physical fitness level and sense of well-being. Only open to SilverSneakers and Prime members. Participants must have physician permission to participate. Wednesdays, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. & Fridays, 9 – 10 a.m.

Standing and Chair Yoga: Mind-body movement paired with deep breathing for individuals who cannot get up and down off the ground independently. Postures will include sitting and standing movements to relieve stiffness, improve balance and stability, and think more clearly. No experience required. $3 for non-members. Thursdays, 12:30 - 1 p.m. 

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Lighten Up 4 Life Begins January 2

A “Healthy” Competition
Remember, it’s never too late to sign up for Lighten Up 4 Life’s Challenge!
Lighten Up 4 Life is a community weight loss program that provides you with resources to lose weight: recipes, exercise tips and lots more!

Eat healthier. Be more active. Lose weight. Win prizes.

Lighten Up 4 Life Challenge Begins Wednesday January 2, 2013
Join Us To Become A Healthier, Slimmer You.

We Provide the online resources such as; healthy recipes, exercise videos, diet tips and health and wellness information. Lighten Up 4 Life was created to help you and your team shape up with family, friends or co-workers. Or you can participate on your own as an individual.

What have you got to lose? You and your team may win prizes, lose weight and get healthier. Haven’t registered yet? Sign up and start entering your weight weekly as of January 2, 2013. Once you have signed up for the challenge you will receive an email with tips, recipes and more every two weeks.

(Your first weight entered on January 2, 2013 or thereafter, will become your starting weight for this new competition)

Lighten Up 4 Life FAQ’s
Q: If I competed in this past Lighten Up 4 Life’s competition (2012), do I need to register again for the next challenge (Winter – Spring Challenge 2013)?
A: No, you do not have to register again. If you were already registered for the 2012 competition, you are automatically enrolled into the Winter – Spring 2013 competition.
If you have never registered for the competition before, Join Lighten Up 4 Life Now.
What have you got to lose?

In the next Lighten Up 4 Life Issue: Weight-loss tips!

How Do I Win?

The team who loses the greatest percentage of weight over the 16-week session (January 2 – April 19, 2013) will win prizes! Remember, every team has a chance to win.

Strength Training & Low Impact Aerobics Mondays 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Where: Pardee Health Education Center, 1800 4 Seasons Boulevard, Hendersonville, NC 28792
Cost: $6 per class or $50 for a 10-class card. Registration not required.
Contact: (828) 692-4600

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December Events at Pardee

PHEC Dec 2012

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October Events

Below are October events happening on or around the Pardee Campus. Click image to enlarge.

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Thanks to all who participated in the Mountain Medley Triathlon

Below are the photos from the Mountain Medley Triathlon. There are also photos on www.blueridgenow.com 

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