Section: Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus

Kimball Medical Center Presents September Community Health Education Programs

09/05/2013

Self Defense and Exercise for All Ages
Mondays, September 9 and 23 from 7 to 8 p.m.

Don’t be a target. This ongoing program is for men and women of all ages who want to learn to protect themselves from personal assaults, street attacks and abductions. A black-belt instructor teaches participants to use leverage and balance to stay safe. Offered by Kimball Medical Center, this class is held at the Center for Healthy Living, located at 198 Prospect Street in Lakewood. The cost is $15 for five one-hour classes. Space is limited and registration is required by calling 1.888.724.7123.

Self Defense and Exercise for Older Adults
Thursdays, September 12 and 26 from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m.

Learn to protect yourself from future falls through exercise, balance and strength training. A black-belt instructor will teach participants to ward-off assaults and attacks using leverage. Offered by Kimball Medical Center, this class is held at the Center for Healthy Living, located at 198 Prospect Street in Lakewood. The cost is $15 for five one-hour classes. Space is limited and registration is required by calling 1.888.724.7123.

Classic and Gentle Yoga for All Ages
Fridays, September 6, 13, 20 and 27
Classic: from 9 to 10:15 a.m.
Gentle: from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m.

Men and women of all ages can enjoy the benefits of increased flexibility, range of motion, energy and relaxation by participating in Friday morning classic or gentle yoga. Gentle enough for beginners and seasoned practitioners, classic yoga includes the sun salutation warrior pose and shoulder stand, and gentle yoga includes the full range of basic yoga stretches and positions. Offered by Kimball Medical Center, the classes are held at the Center for Healthy Living, located at 198 Prospect Street in Lakewood. Cost is $5 per class, and space is limited. For more information or to register, call 1.888.724.7123.

AARP Driving Safety Program
Monday, September 16 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The nation’s first and largest refresher course is designed especially to your needs. Learn defensive driving techniques, new traffic laws and the rules of the road in this six-hour course. Cost is $12 for AARP and $14 for non-members. The course will be held at the Center for Healthy Living, located at 198 Prospect Street in Lakewood. Space is limited, and registration is required by calling 1.888.724.7123.

About Kimball Medical Center
Kimball Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility, is a 350-bed, fully accredited acute care hospital dedicated to providing high quality medical and healthcare services to the residents of Ocean County and southern Monmouth County.

In addition to offering a full range of innovative diagnostic and treatment services, Kimball Medical Center offers an array of wellness programs. Its ever-growing series of health education programs, lectures, screenings and support groups aim to promote wellness among all age groups.

For more information about Kimball Medical Center, visit www.barnabashealth.org.

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