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Join in the Summer of Fun, Educational Events at Lee Health

Exercise and Nutrition
Author name: Lee Health


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We’ve waited long enough to have some fun, don’t you think? After two-plus years, COVID-19 restrictions have eased us back into, well, a new sense of normal. But let’s not forget that the old normal was pretty darn good, too. By that, we mean doing things together, sharing experiences, and living life with purpose and adventure.

As we look forward to the coming months, it’s time to grab a ray of sunshine and brighten your life with some ways to have fun this summer.

We’ve put together a sampler below of the classes and events you can learn at Healthy Life Centers—everything from knowing how to prepare for the hurricane season to growing different types of basil, from practicing yoga to kicking the sugar habit, from reducing stress through breathwork to having just plain fun at the pool!

And we’re just getting started. Read on to learn more about classes and events that will empower you and enrich your quality of life. It’s time to get excited about the future again!

Classes will be held virtually and in person with appropriate precautions. Just so you know, small-group classes have resumed at our facilities with full infection prevention guidelines for your safety.

And make sure to note the location of your event. Many programs are still virtual events only and take place through WebEx on your computer, desktop, or smartphone.

2022 Hurricane Season Preparedness

Virtual event

Thursday, June 9

10-11 a.m.

Join WINK News Chief Meteorologist, Matt Devitt for an informative presentation that will prepare you for the 2022 hurricane season. He will discuss the current forecast along with what to do before, during and after any storm.

Can’t make this informative event? Check out our Healthy News blog to learn how to prepare for the hurricane season.

Farm to Feed: All About Basil

In-person event

Friday, June 10

9-10 a.m.

Healthy Life Center - Coconut Point

23450 Via Coconut Pt.

Estero, FL 33928

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Learn about the different kinds of basil you can grow in Southwest Florida. In this hands-on class, you’ll make and sample different types of pesto to taste that will add zing to your dishes.

Facing the Fear of Falling

In-person event

Tuesday, June 14

10-11 a.m.

Babcock Ranch - Cypress Lodge

43511 Bluebird Trail

Punta Gorda, FL 33982

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As we age, we may have increased concerns about the fear of falling. Join Physical Therapist Nathalie Grondin to learn how the psychological and physical impacts of fear of falling can lead to activity restriction and avoidance, isolation, and depression.

Spinal Health

Virtual event

Wednesday, June 15

10-11 a.m.

Your spine is crucial to good health. It gives you support, allows you to walk upright, and carries all the necessary information to conduct your day. Join Physical Therapist Caleb Holtzmann as we observe scoliosis awareness month and learn how to keep your spine healthy and happy.

Kicking the Sugar Habit

In-person event

Friday, June 17

10-11 a.m.

Cypress Cove - Welcome Center

16250 Summerlin Road, Suite 102

Fort Myers, FL 33908

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Can’t escape the sweet danger of sugar? You’re not alone, that’s for sure. Sugar is one of the most overconsumed substances in our diets. Join Registered Dietitian Carrie Bloemers to learn how to kick your sugar habit and adopt healthier practices into your daily routine.

Gentle Yoga Flow

Virtual event

Wednesday, June 22

8:30-9:15 a.m.

This is a virtual gentle yoga class on the mat. Emphasis will be on mindful movement with the breath to help you feel invigorated, calm, and focused. Suitable for all levels on the mat, with lunging and balancing included.   

The Power of Breath

Virtual event

Tuesday, June 28

12-1 p.m.

Breathwork strengthens the lungs and can help to ease stress. Learn to lower your stress level by joining yoga instructor Peter Joseph, who will discuss the many benefits and effects of breathwork.

4th Trimester Club: Water & Sensory Play

In-person event

Thursday, June 30

10-11 a.m.

Healthy Life Center - Coconut Point

23450 Via Coconut Pt

Estero, FL 33928

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Come one, come all mamas and babies! We welcome you and your little one to in-person meet-ups at Coconut Point Healthy Life Center. Rejoice in the social interaction with moms and babies in this wonderful season of life. We welcome infants and toddlers.

For more fun stuff to do, view the Healthy Life Centers June Calendar for all events

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