What's Happening at WCWMR Friday, January 25th and Saturday, January 26th

January 23, 2019

 

 

Every week, Washington Center for Weight Management and Research offers a fantastic variety of health and weight-loss related groups and workshops. From dealing with emotional eating, to cooking, to working out, we are here to help you make 2019 your healthiest and happiest year yet! The best part is, you don't have to be a patient to participate!

 

Have you been thinking about starting an exercise program, but just haven't been able to get going? We have TWO great opportunities to exercise this week. See details below!

 

Friday, January 25th, 2019

Exercise Group

Fridays, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

  • Weekly 30-minute group walk, followed by a post-walk stretch with Clinical Exercise Physiologist Rachel Trope, MS, CEP

  • Meet in the lobby at 11:00 am and head down to walk in the parking garage (level B2)

  • Flat, easy course

  • Walk for 10, 15, 20, or 30 minutes at a pace that is comfortable for you!

  • Great conversation and group support

Fee: Free for active Comprehensive Program patients; $30 per session for all others. Prepayment package discounts available.

 

To sign up and for questions: 703-807-0037, or email Rachel at rtrope@wtmgmt.com

 

Free Yourself from Emotional and Binge Eating

Fridays 12:00 PM- 1:00 PM

  • Weekly 60-minute group with psychologist Rachel Burnett, PhD

  • 10-12 sessions (with possibility of more based on interest)

  • Supportive environment to help you identify and change eating and lifestyle challenges

  • Learn behavioral and cognitive skills to change your relationship with food

Sign up for all sessions or drop-in as convenient for you!

 

Fee: Free for active Comprehensive Program patients; $75 per session for all others. Prepayment package discounts available.

 

To sign up or for questions: 703-807-0037, or email Michelle at mvaughan@wtmgmt.com

 

Saturday, January 26, 2019

Washington Center Walks 

Alternating Saturdays at  8:30 am

  • 10-60 minute group walk

  • Go at your own pace

  • Supportive environment

  • Free!

Whether you want to walk for 3 minutes or 3 miles this group walk is for you. Join the our Clinical Exercise Physiologist, Rachel Trope, MS, CEP and the #WashingtonCenterWalks group every-other Saturday for a morning walk with a side of great conversation and support. All fitness levels are welcome! Pace and distance will vary depending on your specific needs.

 

RSVP required! RSVP to Rachel at rtrope@wtmgmt.com

 

Fee: Free for ALL participants. You do not need to be a patient of the clinic to participate.

 

Saturday Scoop: Walk Strong – How to Minimize Pain with Movement and Walking

Saturdays 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • 60-minute group led by a different provider each week who will cover a different weight-management related topic such as exercise, adequate protein intake, or coping with emotions

  • Group discussion to follow

Did you know that knee, hip, foot, and ankle pain can be caused or exacerbated by how you walk and/or the type of shoe you wear?  Join clinical exercise physiologist Rachel Trope and physical therapy assistant (and dietician) Matthew D’Aria as they explore methods for minimizing lower body joint pain.

 

Fee: Free for active Comprehensive Program patients; $35 per session for all others. Prepayment package discounts available.

 

To sign up or for questions:Call  703-807-0037, or email Michelle mvaughan@wtmgmt.com

 

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