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 health club with our free 3-Day Pass!


Varicose veins causing tired, aching legs? How to find relief.

A free lunch & learn event for members by Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center

Learn why varicose veins can cause itching, aching, cramping, swelling and heaviness in your legs from Dr. Ali Amin, board-certified vascular surgeon at Penn State Health St Joseph Medical Center. He will talk about the latest treatments and answer your questions.

Date: Monday, February 26, 2024
Time: 12:30 p.m. 
Presented by: Dr. Ali Amin
Fee: Free for adult members
Location: Body Zone’s main level
Registration closed   

About Ali Amin, MD
Dr. Amin is a board-certified vascular surgeon with more than 30 years of experience. He specializes in vascular surgery and advanced endovascular interventions for treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms, carotid artery disease, peripheral vascular disease and varicose vein disease, among other vascular conditions. After earning his medical degree from Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, New Jersey, Dr. Amin completed a general surgery residency at Cooper Hospital University, Camden, New Jersey, and a vascular surgery fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.


Stretch & Roll

A Free Program For Body Zone Members

Join BZ Trainer Brandon Fenstermacher for a hands-on, 30-minute foam rolling and stretching class. You will learn many functional and deep stretches utilizing the foam roller with focus on posture, positioning and weight distribution. Each movement is meant to help with muscle adhesion and reduce injury! He’ll review the 10 positions for the more prominently sore/fatigued areas of the body: Neck Decompression, Chest Opener, Shoulder/Back Rotation, Middle/Upper Back, Thoracic Spine, IT Band, Hamstring/Glutes, Quads, Calves/Outer Calves, Feet.

Dates/Times: February 29 at 10:00 AM
Led by: Brandon Fenstermacher, Body Zone Personal  Trainer 
Fee: Free for members
Location: Mind Body Studio on 2nd floor
Register: Register via Body Zone’s Online Portal – click HERE.

Busting Nutrition Myths

If you do a google search, or pay attention to social media posts, there seems to be a plethora of information/misinformation regarding nutrition and a healthy diet.

For a nutritionist and health coach, this is frustrating! People are losing weight, but doing so in a way that is not sustainable for lifelong health.

Eating should be full of joy, it should be delicious, and it should not be all or nothing! Join Michelle Harris, BZ nutritionist and trainer, to debunk some of the most common nutrition myths.

Date: Thursday, March 28, 2024
Times: Noon or 6:00 PM
Led by: Michelle Harris, Body Zone Personal Trainer and Nutritionist
Fee: Free for members
Location: The Wellness Studio on Body Zone’s main level
Register:  Two ways:  Register via Body Zone’s Online Member Portal – click HERE  (search under “Classes”)

OR

At Guest Services


Wellness Hike

Join Body Zone Trainer and Nutritionist Michelle Harris for an approximately 1.9 mile hike of the Gring’s Mill Trail! She’ll share ways to help you amp up your walks while demonstrating stretches, exercises and even tips for mindfulness. Bring a water bottle.

Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2024
Times: 9:00 AM
Led by: Michelle Harris, Body Zone Personal Trainer and Nutritionist
Fee: Free for members
Meeting location: Park and meet at the Gring’s Mill Recreational Area – 2083 Tulpehocken Road, Wyomissing
Register:  Two ways:  Register via Body Zone’s Online Member Portal – click HERE (search under “Classes”)

OR

At Guest Services


Deep Core & Pelvic Floor

Ever wonder which muscles actually make up your “core?”  Have you given birth and want to learn how to safely gain back your core strength? Do you feel you could benefit from improved core strength? Have you thought, “I wish I had a strong core?”

Join Michelle Harris, BZ trainer and nutritionist, as you learn the muscles that make up your core, how to activate and strengthen these muscles, create overall stability, and find exercises that work for your body.

Program is limited to 10 members.

Date: Thursday, May 9, 2024
Times: Noon 
Led by: Michelle Harris, Body Zone Personal Trainer and Nutritionist
Fee: Free for members  — limited to 10 members
Location: The Wellness Studio on Body Zone’s main level
Register:  Two ways:  Register via Body Zone’s Online Member Portal – click HERE (search under “Classes”)

OR

At Guest Services 


Weigh To Wellness Trim Down

Open To Non-Members & Includes A Free Six-Week Membership

Interested in losing weight and feeling better? Want to get back to a healthy lifestyle and focus on you? Join Body Zone’s Weigh To Wellness Trim Down, an six-week motivating, supervised and supportive group wellness program organized and led by Body Zone’s team of fitness and health experts.

You’ll benefit from Weigh To Wellness Trim Down if:

  • Your current workout and weight loss regimen aren’t working and you need that extra boost.
  • You need a health reset or because you are engaging in eating and exercise habits that are putting or keeping you at risk for disease and illness.
  • You have been told by your physician to lose weight.
  • You have Type 2 Diabetes.
  • You are preparing for orthopedic surgery and have been told to lose weight.
  • You’re looking for improved mental wellness

The six-week Weigh To Wellness Trim Down program includes:

  • 17 customized group training classes.
  • Nutrition education and support.
  • Tracking and feedback via InBody body composition screenings and MYZONE heart-rate performance technology.
  • Six-week membership (for non-members) to Body Zone’s fitness center and discounted access to aquatics programs, personal training and Body Zone’s new REP ROOM Studio.
  • Accountability partnerships with our fitness team (Coaches, Certified Trainers, Member Advisors).

Learn more about Weigh To Wellness Trim Down and sign up — click HERE.