Our community is important to us: we want to help you stay healthy and to be up-to-date on the latest news in health care. Here are some of the latest classes, seminars, tours and other events we've developed with you in mind.
Please note: a 10 percent discount will be offered for seniors, St. Anthony's employees (who must use their valid St. Anthony's e-mail address when registering) or those enrolling in multiple paid classes. If you have any questions about our classes, please call 314-ANTHONY (268-4669).
Instructed by Debbie Daugherty. PiYoga combines mat Pilates for abdominal and core strengthening with Yoga poses to lengthen and strengthen muscles, and increase flexibility. Progressive exercises appropriate for all fitness levels.
Instructed by Jean Curtis. Improves overall health and well-being by increasing bone density and muscle, tendon and ligament strength and toughness. It also helps burn fat more efficiently, improves joint function, flexibility and balance and reduces potential for injury. Classes for adults and seniors and suitable for people of all levels of ability.
The 6-week Lamaze/Infant Care Class covers many topics to help prepare expectant parents for all aspects of childbirth as well as caring for their infant. With the help of fathers or labor support partners, mothers are taught Lamaze breathing and relaxation techniques to help them through labor. A movie about childbirth is shown, and tours of the Family Birth Center are given. The program includes the Epidural Class for women who are considering using epidural anesthesia during labor. In addition, participants receive information about infant care, feeding options, normal newborn characteristics, reflexes, bathing and much more. Participants should bring two pillows and a blanket, dress comfortably and attend with the person who will be supporting them during labor.