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BodyChangers Classes and Events: July - August 2016

UPMC BodyChangers offers many classes and events to help you achieve and maintain your weight loss goals.

View our July activity calendar (PDF)​.

View our August activity calendar (PDF).

Support Groups

​Group​ ​Date and Location ​Description
​Life After Weight Loss Support Group (LAWL)

Wednesday, July 27
6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
Conference Rooms A and B,
Level Zero
300 Halket St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


“Worksite Wellness” You may not be doing everything you can to stay healthy and active while at work! Learn ways to make the most out of office time and k​eep the pounds from coming back. Feel free to invite your friends and family members to this group, the more the merrier.

This event is free and there is no pre-registration is required.

St. Margaret's Bariatric (MIS) Support Group
​Wednesday, August 3
6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

UPMC St. Margaret Hospital
Conference Room A,
First Floor
815 Freeport Road 
Pittsburgh, PA 15215

Open discussion: with Abby Savitz, RN, RD, LDN and Kimberly Elper, RD, LDN. Feel fre to bring a friend, family member, or loved one who is supporting you throughout your weight loss journey.

This event is free and there is no pre-registration is required.

​Magee's Bariatric (MIS) Support Group
​Wednesday, August 10
6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
Auditorium, Level Zero
300 Halket St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

​"Patient Story - This is My Stop" with DeAnna Brooks and Marianne Talluto, PA-C. Feel free to bring a friend, family member, or loved one who is supporting you throughout your weight loss journey.​

This event is free and there is no pre-registration is required.​
​Life After Weight Loss Support Group (LAWL)

​Wednesday, August 31
6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
Conference Rooms A and B, Level Zero
300 Halket St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Topic TBD - Feel free to bring a friend, family member, or loved one who is supporting you throughout your weight loss journey.​​

This event is free and there is no pre-registration is required.

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Special Events

​​​Group ​ ​Date and Location ​Description
Destination Education
Thursday, July 21
6:00 to 6:45 p.m.

Greentree Farmers Market
905 Greentree Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15220

*Meet at the gazebo behind home plate

“Greentree Farmers Market Tour” with Rebecca Reynolds. Enjoy the flavors of the season while supporting local farmers. Wouldn’t you rather stroll amidst outdoor stalls of fresh produce on a nice day than take your card around a grocery store with artificial lights? Shopping for produce can be fun and exciting. Learn about seasonal fruits and vegetables grown in the Pittsburgh area.

This event is free and there is no pre-registration required.

 
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