Community Wellness Programs

Wellness begins with making the commitment to live a healthy lifestyle. Body Zone will help you every step of the way with a variety of programs and classes for individuals and groups many of which are open to the public.  Not a member?  Experience our fitness and aquatics centers with our free 7-Day Pass!

Cataracts & How to Keep Your Vision as Sharp as Your Body and Mind
eBite by Aparna Mele, MD
“Tough as Nails” Self-Defense Course For Women and Teen Girls
Blood pressure screenings

Cataracts & How To Keep Your Vision as Sharp as Your Body and Mind
A special “Lunch & Learn” opportunity thanks to Eye Consultants of PA

Join Dr. Kevin Shah from Eye Consultants of PA to learn more about cataracts and simple tips for keeping your vision in top notch condition.

Did you know? Cataracts are very common, particularly as we get older, but they require specialized experience. Not all cataract patients require surgery; but if you do, cataract removal is one of the most common, safest and effective types of operations performed in the United States. Recent advancements in surgical techniques and intraocular lens technology have ushered in a new era of cataract surgery — one with more minimally invasive options, quicker recoveries and better outcomes for more people.

Date: Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Body Zone’s party room – located on main level
Register: By Friday, May 26: At Guest Services (610-376-2100) or email Debbie Stiller

About Kevin J. Shah, MD
Kevin J. Shah, MD, a native of New York City, joined Eye Consultants of Pennsylvania in 2016 after serving as faculty at the Cole Eye Institute at Cleveland Clinic. After obtaining his undergraduate degree from Northwestern University, Dr. Shah earned his medical degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY and completed his ophthalmology residency at Manhattan Eye and Ear Throat Hospital (MEETH) / New York University. He then completed a fellowship in Cornea and External Disease at the Cincinnati Eye Institute/University of Cincinnati under the mentorship of Edward J. Holland, MD, an internationally recognized leader in cornea transplantation and ocular surface reconstruction.

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About Aparna Mele, M.D. and My Gut Instinct
Aparna Mele, M.D. is a board certified physician with Digestive Disease Associates in Wyomissing, PA since 2007, and the only female gastroenterologist in Berks. Dr. Mele came to the field of medicine with extensive experience in performing international relief work overseas and is actively involved in local philanthropic work directed towards patient education and promotion of societal health.

She is the founder and president of a non-profit organization called My Gut Instinct, through which she is implementing local initiatives to empower community members to learn how to live healthier lives. My Gut Instinct holds a free-for-the-community, annual health and wellness expo every fall, entitled Guts and Glory Digestive and Wellness Expo and taking place October 7, 2017.  For more information, refer to her website at

“Tough as Nails” Self-Defense Course For Women and Teen Girls

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Learn concepts and skills to help you develop important and empowering self protection strategies in this popular and successful eight-week series for women and teen girls. The course offers hands-on learning, practice and reinforcement of effective and easy-to-remember self-defense techniques along with the use of state-of-the-art equipment to help reduce the likelihood of becoming a victim of an attack. More / Read what participants are saying

Blood pressure screenings
A complimentary service for members

High blood pressure is an easy disease to overlook. There are often no visible signs or physical symptoms. Because of this, it’s important to have your blood pressure checked and tracked on a regular basis.

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May 8 and 22
June 5 and 19
Times: 9:30 – 10:30 AM & 5:30 – 6:30 PM
Location: Aquatics Lobby
Administered by: Allison White, RN
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