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!

Quick Links:
Lunch & Learn: Common Causes of Ankle and Foot Pain
Sports Foods: Are Tom Brady’s Kale Smoothies the Winning Ticket? Food and Fluid for Optimal Performance
Heart Rate Training + Your Fitness Goals
eBite by Aparna Mele, MD
“Tough as Nails” Self-Defense Course For Women and Teen Girls
Complimentary Blood Pressure Screening
Your Way to a 5K Group Running Program

Common Causes of Ankle and Foot Pain

Whether you have nagging ankle issues or just want to learn more about how to keep your ankles and feet safely grounded, we have the perfect program for you.  Join Dr. Kevin Denis of Commonwealth Orthopaedic Associates to learn the common causes of both acute and chronic ankle pain such as overuse injuries, arthritis, improper footwear and trauma, as well as the associated treatments.

Date/Time: Tuesday, March 20, 2018 / Noon
Fee: $5 for Adult Members / Catering by Savory Cafe on BZ’s main level
Location: Body Zone’s party room – located on main level
Register: Sign up at Guest Services (610-376-2100) by Thursday, March 15

About Kevin J. Denis, DPM, AACFAS
Kevin Denis, DPM specializes in foot and ankle surgery as well as non-operative treatments of foot and ankle conditions. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences from Marquette University and his medical degree in Podiatric Medicine from Temple University. He completed his Foot & Ankle Surgery residency at Aria-Jefferson 3B Orthopaedic Institute in Philadelphia.

Sports Foods: Are Tom Brady’s Kale Smoothies the Winning Ticket? Food and Fluid for Optimal Performance

Join Registered, Licensed Dietitian Dr. Andrea Dillaway-Huber to explore the what, why and how of choosing sports drinks and sports food supplements in the context of a healthy diet. Come prepared to look at select product labels (or bring your own!) and discuss whether to include them or kale smoothies in your training schedule.

Date/Time: Tuesday, April 10, 2018 / 6:00 – 7:00 PM
Fee: Free for Body Zone members / $10 for non-members
Location: Body Zone’s Party Zone meeting room – located on main level
Register: Sign up at Guest Services (610-376-2100) by Monday, April 9

About Dr. Andrea Dillaway-Huber
Andrea Dillaway-Huber, PhD, RD, LDN is a Licensed Dietitian-Nutritionist with many years of clinical and teaching experience in hospitals, public health settings, higher education and private practice. The 1998 Pennsylvania Dietetic Association nominee for the Ross Award in Women’s Health, Dr. Dillaway-Huber specializes in eating disorders, pediatric, adolescent and adult weight management and cardiovascular health in her private practice in Wyomissing. A former nutrition faculty member at the University of Wisconsin-Stout and Albright College,Andrea is currently a clinical dietitian at Reading Hospital, Tower Health, specializing in open heart, heart failure and nutrition for psychiatric patients. In her two year tenure as a weekly columnist for the Reading Eagle/Times, she wrote articles featuring practical tips for optimal nutrition and health. In 2006, Andrea received the Women of Distinction Award from the Great Valley Girl Scout Council. A speaker at national, state and local conferences, as well as a guest on BCTV and WEEU, Andrea enjoys the challenges of promoting good nutrition to a wide variety of individuals, families and businesses. She is a graduate of Virginia Tech (PhD), Oklahoma State University (MS) and Montana State University (BS).

Heart Rate Training + Your Fitness Goals

Benefit from the rewards of tracking your exercise intensity! Whether your fitness goal is to lose weight, maximize performance or improving your health, heart rate training is an effective way to gauge your intensity during a workout.

Join BZ Trainer Dave Moseley to learn how to incorporate heart rate training into your overall health and fitness goals. He’ll show you how to assess and identify your target heart rate and give you tips for a proper warm up, cool down and much more.You’ll get the most from your workouts if you’re exercising at the proper exercise intensity for your health and fitness goals.

Date/Time: Check back for future dates and times
Fee: Free for members / $5 for non-members
Location: The Wellness Studio on Body Zone’s main level
Register: Sign up at Guest Services or email Dave Moseley


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

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 Screening

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.

Dates March 6 & 20
Times:  8:00 – 10:00 AM
Location: Aquatics Lobby
Administered by: Sarah Bookser RN  from Power Kunkle Wellness Matters


Your Way to a 5K Group Running Program

Your Way to a 5K is back with another eight-week, beginner-friendly group running program designed to help you learn how to run the right way. Discover a love of running by learning about good form and breathing techniques. Develop a running plan and goals and learn how to stay motivated. The program also addresses proper gear, nutrition, hydration and stretching techniques.

Participants will show what they know by participating in fundraising race to be determined before registration goes live for our spring session.

Program prerequisite: Participants must be able to walk a brisk pace for 30 minutes

Dates/Times: Check back for Spring 2017 dates and info
 Fee: $100 – includes free access to Body Zone’s fitness center and pool during eight-week class
Location: Body Zone and outdoor areas TBD by instructor
Instructor/Coach: Lisa Leayman, BZ personal trainer

About Lisa Leayman
Lisa is a Body Zone personal trainer and an avid and competitive distance runner. For the past 20 years, Lisa has competed in numerous half marathons, triathlons, duathlons and endurance adventure races. As a member of the Pagoda Pacers Athletic Club, Lisa embraces her passion for running by volunteering, promoting and coaching. She brings this vast experience to her individual clients at Body Zone and her current cross country athletes. Her programming is designed with all levels in mind from the experienced distance runner to the beginner. Learn more about Lisa here.

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