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!


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Personal Training 101

Free Member Program

What is it?
Free 50-minute demo workout with a Body Zone Personal Trainer for all fitness levels

For:
Members new to personal training

Why?
Learn more about why personal training makes a difference by jumping right into a workout with a BZ Trainer! Training sessions are always customized to meet the needs of clients, but enjoy a free session that includes a typical workout: dynamic warm up, exercise instruction, balance, core, strength and cardio work, mobility exercises (foam rolling, stretching etc). One demo workout per member.

When:
JANUARY DATES
January 23 at 10:00 AM

FEBRUARY DATES
February 5 at 6:00 PM
February 11 at 10:00 AM
February 20 at 10:00 AM

Sign up:
Register via sign up sheets located at the 2nd floor Wellness Desk or email Jason Kelly


What Is Gluten? And 14 Other Pressing Nutrition Questions

Free Member Program

Nutrition advice is often difficult to understand and can be misleading. Get the facts and science behind the most common questions about diet and nutrition when you join Dr. Ike Shibley for our most informative program to date. He’ll answer 15 frequently asked questions about nutrition ranging from cholesterol to trans fat to low-carb diets. He will also discuss several diseases that have nutritional components including Celiac Disease and Type II Diabetes.

Dr. Shibley will address these 15 questions:
1. What is gluten?
2. How bad is cholesterol?
3. Are fruits and vegetables all they are cracked up to be?
4. How does sleep affect nutrition?
5. What are trans fats?
6. How can I help protect myself from developing Type II diabetes?
7. Should I eat less meat?
8. Should I eat more seafood?
9. What is celiac disease?
10. Does exercise affect nutrition?
11. What does it mean to ‘eat food’?
12. Why should I shop the outside aisles of the grocery store?
13. How bad is fast food?
14. What about caffeine? Alcohol?
15. What supplements should I consider?

Date/Times:Tuesday, January 28 at 6:00 PM
Fee:Free for Body Zone’s adult members
Location:Body Zone’s Party Zone meeting room – located on main level
Register:Sign up at Body Zone Guest Services (610-376-2100) or email learn@bodyzonesports.com

About Ike Shibley
Dr. Shibley is the associate professor of chemistry and science program coordinator at Penn State. He teaches a variety of courses including nutrition. Enhanced student learning, especially in the sciences, is the focus of his many writings and presentations. A beloved member of the Penn State community, he is the recipient of numerous teaching awards and is known for his dedication to student success. Read Dr. Shibley’s full bio here.


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 / Times:Check back for January 2020 dates
  
Location:Aquatics Lobby
Administered by:Tracy Kowalski RN from Power Kunkle Wellness Matters

Did You Know?
Body Zone Sports and Wellness Complex is a National Association of Sports Medicine (NASM) and Athletics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) preferred facility. Partnership benefits for our staff and potential staff and members are numerous and offer preferred pricing, workshop discounts and more. Contact Jason Kelly to learn more.