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BodyChangers Classes and Events - August/September 2014

Exercise Classes

Class​ ​Date & Location ​Description

Happy Ho​​ur Redefined

Friday, August 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29, 6 to 7 p.m.

Friday, September 5, 12, 19, and 26, 6 to 7 p.m.

Group health and fitness class with personal trainers Molly Goldcamp and Kat Barrett. We recommend that you bring a kettlebell, an exercise band, and a yoga mat. (Each class is $10 if you are not a Gold or Platinum member)

Mind Over Body

Tuesday, August 12, 7 to 8 p.m.

Tuesday, September 16, 7 to 8 p.m.

Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC,
Suite 5600​

Group session designed to help you develop strategies for permanent weight control. The group is led by Barbara C. Penner, M.S., Lifestyle Behaviorist. (The event is $10 if you are not a Gold or Platinum member).


Thursday, August 7, 14, 21, 28,  6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 4, 11, 18, 25,  6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Magee-Womens Hospital, Zero Level Atrium

This class, led by certified yoga instructor Kristin Bundy, features beginner poses and a gentle, slow pace. Please wear comfortable clothes and bring your yoga mat. (Each class is $10 if you are not a Gold or Platinum member).

Space is limited: register by contacting us at or 855-BODY-CHG.

Support Groups

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

​Wednesday, August 27, 6 to 7 p.m.

Wednesday, September 24, 6 to 7 p.m.

August – “Party in the Park” Join BodyChangers for some healthy snacks and then walk it off as we take a few laps around the Highland Reservoir. Try out some healthy food options and even bring some to share. Bring your recipes and we'll help you modify them in the future to help cut back on some calories without sacrificing flavor. Meet in front of the fountain at Highland Park.

September – TBD. Magee, Conference Room 2700

​Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) Support Group

​Wednesday, August 13 11, 6 to 7 p.m.

Wednesday, September 10, 6 to 7 p.m.

Magee-Womens Hospital, Auditorium, Level Zero

August – Open discussion with Vicki March, M.D., Co-Director BodyChangers. Magee Auditorium, Level Zero
September – “Life After Weight Loss Surgery – Body Contouring” with J. Peter Rubin, M.D., Chief, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Magee Auditorium, Level Zero


​Adventure ​Date & Location ​Description


Saturday, September 20

 PrepAbility is a group cooking class that helps you "prep" your meals and gives you the "ability" to cook at home on your own. In addition, you will take home nine meals! Previous participants: bring your old containers to re-use them!
The event is limited to 12 people, so hurry and register by September 15th. Event is $35. Forbes Tower, 3600 Forbes Avenue (Oakland, 15213), Room 4063.
You can register on the UPMC classes and events page. Select nutrition in the left column and search for PrepAbility in the course list.
Please note that most events are $10 if you are not a Gold or Platinum member.
For questions and class registration, e-mail us at or call 855-BODY-CHG

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