Yoga, ‘SAIL’ and ‘Table for Two’


SRHS activities and events for September

Special to The Union Times



Image courtesy of the Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System The Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System is offering lots of health-oriented activities in September for people ranging from cancer survivors to the elderly to nursing mothers and their babies.


SPARTANBURG — Don’t miss Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System’s September events. This month, join us for a tai chi for cancer survivors, heart matters support group, or SAIL class — for staying independent and active.

Healthy & Balanced

Mondays in September, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Gibbs Cancer Center and Research Institute — Spartanburg

Maintaining a healthy weight, consuming a nutrient rich diet, and engaging in regular physical activity after the completion of cancer treatment can be challenging. With the proper tools and support you can find your healthy balance while achieving your weight loss and physical activity goals! Join us weekly and work towards being healthy and balanced. To register for this event call 864-560-7618..

Tai Chi for Cancer Survivors

Tuesdays in September, 5:30 p.m.

Bearden-Josey Center for Breast Health Education Room

Cancer patients and survivors learn how to improve balance, breathing and relaxation. Registration is not required for this free event. Please call 864-560-6747 for more information.

Yoga for Cancer Survivors

Thursdays in September, 5:30 p.m.

Bearden-Josey Center for Breast Health Education Room

Our registered yoga instructor teaches cancer patients and survivors to relax mind and body with gentle yoga. Beginners and those with yoga experience are welcome. Registration is not required for this free event. Please call 864-560-6747 for more information.

Stay Active & Independent for Life (SAIL)

Tuesday, Sept. 19 and 26, 9-10 a.m.

Thursday, Sept. 14, 21 and 28, 9-10 a.m.

Cleveland Park Events Center

Tuesday, Sept. 12, 19 and 26, 10:45-11:45 a.m.

Thursday, Sept. 21, 10:45-11:45 a.m.

Friday, Sept. 15 and 29, 10:45-11:45 a.m.

Elite Senior Day Center

Join us for a one-hour strength, balance and fitness class for older adults designed to increase strength and balance, keeping you active and independent. Registration is not required for this free class, which includes exercises and a workbook.

Walk with Us

Friday, Sept. 15, 12:15-12:45 p.m.

Liberty Park, Spartanburg

There are many health benefits to walking, but what could be better than getting your physical activity while you get your healthcare questions answered? Join various healthcare professionals from SRHS once a month for a five minute health talk. Then join us as we walk at our own pace around the Liberty Park loop for 25 minutes. All fitness levels and ages welcome. Grab your sneakers and let’s walk. No registration is required.

Pelham Carb Counters

Tuesday, Sept. 19, 5-6 p.m.

Pelham Medical Center, Medical Office Building community room

This free support group is intended for people currently living with diabetes or who are at high risk of developing the disease. Certified diabetes educators lead the discussion and answer questions. Registration is not required. For more call 864-849-9339.

Diabetes Self-Management Education

Wednesday, Sept. 20, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Pelham Medical Center, Medical Office Building community room

Diabetes affects every organ in the body and Medical Group of the Carolinas — Diabetes Education can help you learn to manage it. Participants in this program receive a free blood glucose meter and diabetes reference book. You must have a physician’s referral to participate, and insurance will be filed for the program’s cost. Call 864-560-6465 for more information.

Heart Matters Support Group

Wednesday, Sept. 20, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

First Presbyterian Church — Spartanburg

Held in the William L. Arthur Center at First Presbyterian Church, Heart Matters is a support group for women living with or at risk of heart disease. Lunch and monthly programs are provided. Call 864-560-8185 for more information.

Mobile Mammography at MGC — Family Medicine — Boiling Springs

Wednesday, Sept. 20, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Medical Group of the Carolinas — Family Medicine — Boiling Springs

Early detection saves lives. Experts at the Bearden-Josey Center for Breast Health encourage all women over 40 to receive an annual mammogram — or earlier if recommended by your doctor because of your health history. Schedule your mammogram where you live. Visit the Bearden-Josey Center for Breast Health Mobile Mammography unit at Medical Group of the Carolinas–Family Medicine –Boiling Springs. For more information on this event call 864-560-6144.

Prepared; a Maternity Tour

Wednesday, Sept. 20, 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.

Spartanburg Medical Center, Montgomery Tower Lobby

This guided tour provides expectant parents an opportunity to become familiar with the Labor and Delivery unit, as well as the Mother/Baby units at Spartanburg Medical Center. All questions are welcomed. If you are attending Childbirth class or Birth Basics class with us, you do not need to register for a separate tour. These classes include a tour of maternity areas. Call 864-560-BABY for more information.

Weight Loss Surgery Information Seminar

Wednesday, Sept. 13, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept.20, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Regional Outpatient Center fifth floor, Family Medicine conference room

This free class covers detailed information about gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy and Lap-Band weight loss surgery. Since the beginning of our program in 2003, we have performed more than 2,300 weight loss surgeries. Call 864-560-7070 for more information

Grief Support Group

Thursday, Sept. 21, 6-7:30 p.m.

Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home

Grief support groups provide a safe and supportive environment to talk about thoughts and feelings, and to find support after the loss of a loved one. There is no fee, but registration is required. Call 864-560-3856 for more information.

Act Fast: Learn about Stroke

Thursday, Sept. 21, 12-1 p.m.

Pelham Medical Center, Medical Office Building community room

Act fast and join John Pilch, MD, at Pelham Medical Center to learn how to prevent a stroke. Learn the signs and symptoms of stroke, how the right diet and a healthy lifestyle can reduce your risk and how the right treatment can save lives. A healthy lunch will be served at this free event but registration is required.

Prepared Siblings

Thursday, Sept. 21, 3-4 p.m.

Spartanburg Medical Center, Montgomery Tower second floor classroom

This fun and interactive class introduces brothers and sisters to the change they can expect when their sibling is born. Soon-to-be big brothers and sisters between 3 and 12 years old will learn about new babies, their new role as a big brother or sister and how they can help at home. A tour of the labor and delivery unit will help ease their apprehension about the big day. Children may bring their favorite doll or toy for a diaper demo. Call 864-560-2229 for more information.

Table for Two

Wednesday, Sept. 13, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 20, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 27, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Spartanburg Medical Center, Montgomery Tower second floor classroom

Table for Two is a free casual gathering for breastfeeding mothers and their baby to meet other mothers, discuss concerns and learn tips on breastfeeding and life with a new baby. Attendance is encouraged after your baby is two weeks old. The gathering is designed to be supportive, welcoming and casual, so come as you are and attend when you can! Call 864-560-2297 for more information.

Image courtesy of the Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System The Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System is offering lots of health-oriented activities in September for people ranging from cancer survivors to the elderly to nursing mothers and their babies.
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SRHS activities and events for September

Special to The Union Times

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