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BodyChangers Classes and Events - November 2015

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

View our monthly activity calendar (PDF).

Support Groups

​Group​ ​Date and Location ​Description
​Bariatric (MIS) 
Support Group

Wednesday, Nov. 4 
6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

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

“Open Discussion” 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.

Bariatric (MIS) Support Group ​Wednesday, Nov. 11
6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

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

“Life After Weight Loss Surgery Body Contouring” J. Peter Rubin, MD. 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.


Special Events

​​​Group ​ ​Date and Location ​Description
​PrepAbility ​Saturday, Nov. 14
1-5 p.m.

Forbes Tower
3600 Forbes Avenue
Oakland 15213
Room 4063

Participants will prepare three full meals and take home nine portions. This class is created by students in the Nutrition and Dietetics program at the University of Pittsburgh, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences. The event is limited to 12 people and is $35. 

Please register by September 21 by visiting our website ​and search for PrepAbility with Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC. Please indicate any allergies prior to registration. (Directions for parking will be given upon registration)

Mind Over Body

​Wednesday, Nov. 18
6-7 p.m.

Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
Room 5600
300 Halket St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Join lifestyle behavior coach Barb Penner for a group session designed to help promote strategies for permanent weight control.

Pre-registration is required via Classes and Events page. Session fee = $10.

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Fitness Classes

​Class ​Date and Locat​ion ​Description
​Shape Training

Saturday, Nov. 7
12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 21
12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 28
12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Shape Training Studio
5788 Commerce Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15206

​Join us at Shape Training Studio for a fitness class that's going to help take you to your best, both physically and mentally. The certified coaches will start with the basics to work on stability, balance, endurance, and incorporate strength and core training as appropriate.

The drop in fee is $15/class or $55/month.

Please register here.
Follow the link and create an account. Once created, click on the "classes" tab and search for BodyChangers as the class. Then, choose the desired date.

For questions, please call 412-996-5016.

For questions and class registration, email us at or call 1-855-BODY-CHG.

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