Jamaica Hospital Medical Center is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Shape Up NYC,  a program created by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, to offer a free, low impact exercise class to our employees and the members of the community, over the age of 18. Many of the classes are taught by Jamaica Hospital’s very own, highly qualified staff. Improving the health and wellness of the community it serves is a high priority at Jamaica Hospital. The hospital offers many free programs that provide its population with the resources needed to lead a healthy life.

Providing a free low impact total body workout offers many benefits to participants including: improved balance, coordination, strength and flexibility. The program also promotes good heart health.

Schedule of classes:

Tuesday

Move to the Beat– 1:15PM – 2:00 PM    

Stretch and Release Yoga -5:15PM – 6:00 PM          

Wednesday

Gentle Seated and Standing Yoga– 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM

Low Impact Aerobics– 1:15 PM – 2:00 PM

Thursday

Mind and Body Cardio Stretching– 1:15PM             

The location is 134-20 Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica NY in the MediFit Gym on the third floor. For more information, please call 718-206-8109.

One of the keys to maintain a healthy lifestyle is seeing your doctor for regular checkups and to manage pre-existing conditions. To make an appointment with a doctor at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center’s Ambulatory Care Center, please call 718-206-7001.