Skip navigation
home
Patient Online Login

Community Wellness

at MIT Medical

Wellness Classes

At Community Wellness we understand how challenging it can be to adopt healthy lifestyle habits. Group classes are offered in a friendly, welcoming atmosphere that foster an environment of social support. Classes are kept small and suitable for all levels of experience allowing instructors to offer personal attention to each student. We are proud to offer a wide range of classes designed to fit into your busy schedule and help improve the quality of life for all members of the MIT community.


Fall 2014 registration:

    Registration for Fall-2014 wellness classes is now available.

  1. Click the “register” button beneath the class you’d like to register for, complete the form on the following page, and click the “register” button on that page. If you wish to register for more than one class, you must register separately for each one.

  2. You will then be directed to our secure online credit card payment site. Once your payment has been processed you will receive a confirmation email. Checks and cash are not accepted.

  3. Your registration is not confirmed until you receive the payment confirmation email from us.

Class minimums must be met for classes to run. Registrations are taken on a first-come, first-served basis. No refunds will be issued to participants after the second week of classes. Classes will not meet on institute holidays and fees are adjusted to accommodate holidays.

Fall 2014 Wellness Classes

FIRST AID & CPR

CPR/AED CLASSES


NEW PARENTS

CHILDBIRTH CLASSES

GETTING READY FOR BABY PREPARATION CLASSES

NEWBORNS & INFANTS CLASSES

PRENATAL CLASSES


WELLNESS

YOGA CLASSES

PILATES CLASSES

MINDFULNESS & MEDITATION CLASSES

FITNESS CLASSES

WEIGHT WATCHERS CLASSES


LINCOLN LABORATORY IN LEXINGTON, MA

Lincoln Laboratory Wellness Classes


FIRST AID & CPR

CPR/AED CLASSES

American Heart Association Heartsaver® CPR AED (Tuesday November 18 at 5-8 pm)

Heartsaver® CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches adult, pediatric and infant CPR and AED use, as well as how to relieve choking on an adult, child and infant. This course teaches skills with AHA’s research-proven Practice-While-Watching (PWW) technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback and guide the students’ learning of skills.

First Class: Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Class Time: 5:00pm

Last Class: Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Number of Classes: 1

Spaces Remaining: 18

Location: E23-007

Cost:
Employee
$30.00
Student
$30.00
MIT Traditional Health Plan/Retiree
$30.00

American Heart Association Infant CPR Anytime® (Saturday December 6 at 1:30 pm)

Infant CPR Anytime® is for new parents, grandparents, family members and anyone who wants to learn lifesaving

infant CPR and choking skills but does not need a course completion card. This kit also is used in hospital NICU and

PICU programs to teach skills to new parents, while allowing nursing staff to focus on patient care.

Unfortunately, we prefer that no children attend the training. The one-hour session is not long and it will be packed with content and practice sessions.

Fee is $15.00 per person

First Class: Saturday, December 6, 2014

Class Time: 1:30pm

Last Class: Saturday, December 6, 2014

Number of Classes: 1

Spaces Remaining: 16

Location: E23-297

Cost:
Employee
$15.00
Student
$15.00
MIT Traditional Health Plan/Retiree
$15.00



NEW PARENTS

CHILDBIRTH CLASSES

Childbirth Prep (April 2015 due dates) (Tuesdays 7-9pm)

This class consists of six sessions, and covers the stages of labor and delivery, rehearsals of exercises, relaxation and breathing technique, what to expect at the hospital, a tour of Mount Auburn Hospital, and much more. One registration per couple.

Please note: This class is available only to MIT Traditional Health Plan members and MIT Choice members with a MIT Medical OBGYN.

NO CLASS NOVEMBER 11, 2014

First Class: Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Class Time: 7:00pm

Last Class: Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Number of Classes: 6

Spaces Remaining: Class is Full

Location: E23-297

Cost:
Employee
$0.00
Student
$0.00
MIT Traditional Health Plan/Retiree
$0.00

Childbirth Prep (June 2015 due dates) (Tuesdays 7-9pm)

This class consists of six sessions, and covers the stages of labor and delivery, rehearsals of exercises, relaxation and breathing technique, what to expect at the hospital, a tour of Mount Auburn Hospital, and much more. One registration per couple.

Please note: This class is available only to MIT Traditional Health Plan members and MIT Choice members with a MIT Medical OBGYN.

NO CLASS TUESDAY DECEMBER 24, 2014 and TUESDAY DECEMBER 30, 2014

First Class: Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Class Time: 7:00pm

Last Class: Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Number of Classes: 6

Spaces Remaining: 7

Location: E23-297

Cost:
Employee
$0.00
Student
$0.00
MIT Traditional Health Plan/Retiree
$0.00

Childbirth Prep (May 2015 due dates) (Wednesdays 7-9pm)

This class consists of six sessions, and covers the stages of labor and delivery, rehearsals of exercises, relaxation and breathing technique, what to expect at the hospital, a tour of Mount Auburn Hospital, and much more. One registration per couple.

Please note: This class is available only to MIT Traditional Health Plan members and MIT Choice members with a MIT Medical OBGYN.

First Class: Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Class Time: 7:00pm

Last Class: Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Number of Classes: 6

Spaces Remaining: Class is Full

Location: E23-297

Cost:
Employee
$0.00
Student
$0.00
MIT Traditional Health Plan/Retiree
$0.00

GETTING READY FOR BABY PREPARATION CLASSES

Getting Ready for Baby (December 2014 due dates)

This class is held from 10:00–12:30 p.m. This single-session class offers basic information on the fundamentals of care during your baby’s first days and weeks. Open to everyone in the MIT community.

First Class: Saturday, November 1, 2014

Class Time: 10:00am

Last Class: Saturday, November 1, 2014

Number of Classes: 1

Spaces Remaining: 6

Location: E23-297

Cost:
Employee
$50.00
Student
$50.00
MIT Traditional Health Plan/Retiree
$50.00

Getting Ready for Baby (November 2014 due dates)

This class is held from 10:00–12:30 p.m. This single-session class offers basic information on the fundamentals of care during your baby’s first days and weeks. Open to everyone in the MIT community.

First Class: Saturday, October 4, 2014

Class Time: 10:00am

Last Class: Saturday, October 4, 2014

Number of Classes: 1

Spaces Remaining: 5

Location: E23-297

Cost:
Employee
$50.00
Student
$50.00
MIT Traditional Health Plan/Retiree
$50.00

NEWBORNS & INFANTS CLASSES

Infant Baby Massage (Wednesdays 10:30-11:30am)

These classes are a fun way to learn how to relax and soothe your baby, deepen your bond, relieve gassy tummy, help baby sleep better and enhance your ability to understand your baby's special needs. This weekly, one hour session is open to all expecting parents, parents for babies ages 3 weeks-8 months (pre-crawling) and other family members or caregivers.

Instructed by Limor Schvartz

First Class: Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Class Time: 10:30am

Last Class: Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Number of Classes: 7

Spaces Remaining: 9

Location: E23-297

Cost:
Employee
$98.00
Student
$56.00
MIT Traditional Health Plan/Retiree
$77.00

Mommy & Me Yoga (Wednesdays 2:00 pm)

Mom and Baby Yoga classes focus on restoring strength and vitality and bringing comfort to your postpartum body through asanas, (postures), relaxation and breathing techniques. In this class we will focus in particular on relieving stress and strain from the neck, shoulders, arms and hands while rebuilding strength through the core. You will learn to do yoga with your baby in a playful and loving way incorporating songs and games which creates a unique and joyful experience. Mom and Baby Yoga is also a chance to reconnect with the supportive community that you may have found in Prenatal Yoga, or to connect with a new community of mothers and babies. Yoga is the practice of uniting mind, body and spirit, and sharing this special time with your baby creates a peaceful and fun hour that will last long after the class is over. Open to all levels, including beginners. Babies 4 weeks to crawling are welcome! Led by Celeste Lemieux

First Class: Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Class Time: 2:00pm

Last Class: Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Number of Classes: 7

Spaces Remaining: 8

Location: E23-297

Cost:
Employee
$98.00
Student
$56.00
MIT Traditional Health Plan/Retiree
$77.00

PRENATAL CLASSES

Prenatal Yoga (gentle to moderate level)(Wednesdays 4:15 pm)

This class prepares your body for childbirth with movement in gentle to moderate postures (asanas) that stretch, strengthen and tone muscles, breathing techniques for focus, and meditation to connect with one’s inner self and center of intuition. Mats provided; wear comfortable clothing. Led by Celeste Lemieux.

First Class: Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Class Time: 4:15pm

Last Class: Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Number of Classes: 7

Spaces Remaining: 6

Location: E23-297

Cost:
Employee
$98.00
Student
$56.00
MIT Traditional Health Plan/Retiree
$77.00



WELLNESS

YOGA CLASSES

Gentle Yoga (Mondays 12:00 pm)

Hadassah's Gentle yoga classes are relaxing and rejuvenating. The focus is on stretching muscles, aligning bones and moving with breath. Gentle Yoga is excellent for anyone seeking stress relief, improved flexibility, increased body awareness and reprieve from aches and pains. As a teacher, Hadassah draws on a variety of mind/body systems as well as her dance background. Classes are open to all levels including beginners. Led by Hadassah Segal.

First Class: Monday, November 3, 2014

Class Time: 12:00pm

Last Class: Monday, December 15, 2014

Number of Classes: 7

Spaces Remaining: 3

Location: E23-297

Cost:
Employee
$98.00
Student
$56.00
MIT Traditional Health Plan/Retiree
$77.00

Gentle Yoga (Wednesdays 5:45 pm)

Hadassah's Gentle yoga classes are relaxing and rejuvenating. The focus is on stretching muscles, aligning bones and moving wtih breath. Gentle Yoga is excellent for anyone seeking stress relief, improved flexibility, increased body awareness and reprieve from aches and pains. As a teacher, Hadassah draws on a variety of mind/body systems as well as her dance background. Classes are open to all levels including beginners. Led by Hadassah Segal.

First Class: Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Class Time: 5:45pm

Last Class: Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Number of Classes: 7

Spaces Remaining: Class is Full

Location: E23-297

Cost:
Employee
$98.00
Student
$56.00
MIT Traditional Health Plan/Retiree
$77.00

Morning Yoga for Beginners (Tuesdays 9:00-10:00am)

Begin your day with this 6-week class where you will learn classic yoga poses one pose at a time. In an unhurried manner you'll learn to do each pose properly, and how to use props for modifications. We'll begin with basic standing and seated poses which serve as a foundation for all yoga asana practice. Begin the journey of bringing healthy movement to your joints - stiff bodies welcome! Mats provided; wear comfortable clothing.

Led by Ashley Norwood.

INSTITUTE HOLIDAY: NO CLASS TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2014

First Class: Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Class Time: 9:00am

Last Class: Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Number of Classes: 6

Spaces Remaining: 12

Location: E23-297

Cost:
Employee
$84.00
Student
$48.00
MIT Traditional Health Plan/Retiree
$66.00

PILATES CLASSES

Pilates Based Mat (Fridays 11:30 am)

Hadassah's Pilates Based Mat classes focus on building core strength (abdominals, hips, buttocks, low back) and developing body awareness. She draws on mat exercises developed by Joseph Pilates in combination with other mind/body systems to stretch, strengthen and tone the muscles of the body. Benefits include improved core strength, posture, flexibility and a deep sense of well-being. Classes are open to all levels including beginners. Led by Hadassah Segal.

INSTITUTE HOLIDAY NOVEMBER 28, 2014

First Class: Friday, November 7, 2014

Class Time: 11:30am

Last Class: Friday, December 19, 2014

Number of Classes: 6

Spaces Remaining: 5

Location: E23-297

Cost:
Employee
$84.00
Student
$48.00
MIT Traditional Health Plan/Retiree
$66.00

Pilates Based Mat (Fridays 12:30 pm)

Hadassah's Pilates Based Mat classes focus on building core strength (abdominals, hips, buttocks, low back) and developing body awareness. She draws on mat exercises developed by Joseph Pilates in combination wtih other mind/body systems to stretch, strengthen and tone the muscles of the body. Benefits include improved core strength, posture, flexibility and a deep sense of well-being. Classes are open to all levels including beginners. Led by Hadassah Segal.

INSTITUTE HOLIDAY NO CLASS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2014

First Class: Friday, November 7, 2014

Class Time: 12:30pm

Last Class: Friday, December 19, 2014

Number of Classes: 6

Spaces Remaining: 4

Location: E23-297

Cost:
Employee
$84.00
Student
$48.00
MIT Traditional Health Plan/Retiree
$66.00

Pilates Based Mat (Mondays 1:00 pm)

Hadassah's Pilates Based Mat classes focus on building core strength (abdominals, hips, buttocks, low back) and developing body awareness. She draws on mat exercises developed by Joseph Pilates in combination wtih other mind/body systems to stretch, strengthen and tone the muscles of the body. Benefits include improved core strength, posture, flexibility and a deep sense of well-being. Classes are open to all levels including beginners. Led by Hadassah Segal.

First Class: Monday, November 3, 2014

Class Time: 1:00pm

Last Class: Monday, December 15, 2014

Number of Classes: 7

Spaces Remaining: Class is Full

Location: E23-297

Cost:
Employee
$98.00
Student
$56.00
MIT Traditional Health Plan/Retiree
$77.00

Pilates Based Mat (Mondays 2:00 pm)

Hadassah's Pilates Based Mat classes focus on building core strength (abdominals, hips, buttocks, low back) and developing body awareness. She draws on mat exercises developed by Joseph Pilates in combination wtih other mind/body systems to stretch, strengthen and tone the muscles of the body. Benefits include improved core strength, posture, flexibility and a deep sense of well-being. Classes are open to all levels including beginners. Led by Hadassah Segal.

First Class: Monday, November 3, 2014

Class Time: 2:00pm

Last Class: Monday, December 15, 2014

Number of Classes: 7

Spaces Remaining: 5

Location: E23-297

Cost:
Employee
$98.00
Student
$56.00
MIT Traditional Health Plan/Retiree
$77.00

MINDFULNESS & MEDITATION CLASSES

Qigong (Mondays 7:00-8:00pm)

Yang Sheng 'Life Nourishing ' Qigong is an extremely powerful tool for bringing out ones natural human potential and optimal fitness. Physical health and mental well being are a direct result of the practice. The core of our training is 'Zhan Zhuang' (Standing Meditation). It is designed to activate 'Zheng Qi' (True or Proper Qi). The effects of this training are rapid with deep therapeutic results producing a unified and balanced 'mind, body and breath'.

Instructed by Jim Roselando

First Class: Monday, November 3, 2014

Class Time: 7:00pm

Last Class: Monday, December 15, 2014

Number of Classes: 7

Spaces Remaining: 7

Location: E23-297

Cost:
Employee
$98.00
Student
$56.00
MIT Traditional Health Plan/Retiree
$77.00

FITNESS CLASSES

Tai Chi for Strength and Balance (Tuesdays 12:00)

When it comes to reducing the physical and mental tensions that we encounter in our daily lives, slow is the new fast! Tai Chi is meditation in motion. It is the practice of moving calmly with awareness and ease. Classwork will be based on the Yang Style of Tai Chi and will include Eight Movement Form, and easy-to-learn, introductory tai chi set as well as the longer 24 Movement Form for those returning students. Led by Dorri Li.

INSTITUTE HOLIDAY: NO CLASS ON TUESDAY NOVEMBER 11, 2014

First Class: Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Class Time: 12:00pm

Last Class: Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Number of Classes: 6

Spaces Remaining: 11

Location: E23-297

Cost:
Employee
$84.00
Student
$48.00
MIT Traditional Health Plan/Retiree
$66.00

Tai Chi for Strength and Balance (Wednesday 12:00)

When it comes to reducing the physical and mental tensions that we encounter in our daily lives, slow is the new fast! Tai Chi is meditation in motion. It is the practice of moving calmly with awareness and ease. Classwork will be based on the Yang Style of Tai Chi and will include Eight Movement Form, and easy-to-learn, introductory tai chi set as well as the longer 24 Movement Form for those returning students. Led by Dorri Li.

First Class: Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Class Time: 12:00pm

Last Class: Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Number of Classes: 7

Spaces Remaining: 11

Location: E23-297

Cost:
Employee
$98.00
Student
$56.00
MIT Traditional Health Plan/Retiree
$77.00

Work in Fitness for Women (Tuesdays 1:00 pm)

Like Work in Fitness, Work in Fitness for Women™ is an exercise conditioning class that helps improve overall strength, flexibility, coordination, and balance while fortifying specific areas that are challenged by long hours of sitting in a passive work environment: neck, shoulders, abdominals, lower back, hamstrings and hip flexors. Class incorporates Chinese Kung Fu and Chi K'ung exercises supplemented with upper body strength training, mat work for core conditioning and additional bone strengthening exercises to help reduce the risk of osteoporosis. Wear comfortable clothes and athletic shoes. Weights and floor mats provided. Led by Dorri Li.

INSTITUTE HOLIDAY: NO CLASS TUESDAY NOVEMBER 11, 2014

First Class: Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Class Time: 1:00pm

Last Class: Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Number of Classes: 6

Spaces Remaining: 2

Location: E23-297

Cost:
Employee
$84.00
Student
$48.00
MIT Traditional Health Plan/Retiree
$66.00

WEIGHT WATCHERS CLASSES

Weight Watchers

Weight Watchers works because it’s not a diet. At meetings, you will find the latest information on eating right and living healthy. You’ll get the guidance and support you need to succeed and stay on track. You’ll learn how to eat right and live healthy! Weekly meetings take place at Koch Building on Thursdays from 12:00-12:30 in 76-459.

To register please use the portal below:

Weight Watchers’ Portal for MIT

The Employee Portal URL: https://wellness.weightwatchers.com

The MIT ID: 36897

The MIT Passcode: WW36897

Monthly fee is $39.95.

If you have any questions, please contact Sonia Jones at sfoster@mit.edu

First Class: Thursday, September 4, 2014

Class Time: 11:45am

Last Class: Saturday, January 24, 2015

Number of Classes: 20

Spaces Remaining: 150

Location: Koch Building

Cost:
Employee
$0.00
Student
$0.00
MIT Traditional Health Plan/Retiree
$0.00



LINCOLN LABORATORY IN LEXINGTON, MA

Lincoln Laboratory Wellness Classes

Group Health Coaching at Lincoln Laboratory Lexington

This health coaching course is designed to help you take charge of your health - you are in the driver's seat as you bridge the gap between knowing what you "should" be doing, and doing it consistently. Over the 8 weeks you will create strategies to set and maintain your own goals, identify challenges, gain self-awareness, brainstorm and share ideas with like-minded individuals and increase your confidence in your ability to adopt healthy changes.

The session runs for 8 consecutive Tuesdays from 12-1pm in AC-120 on Tuesday October 7th through Tuesday November 25th.

Fee: $100

Questions: Contact Health/Wellness Program Manager, Katherine Barlett x4278 or Katherine.barlett@ll.mit.edu

First Class: Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Class Time: 12:00pm

Last Class: Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Number of Classes: 8

Spaces Remaining: Class is Full

Location: AC-120

Cost:
Employee
$100.00
Student
$100.00
MIT Traditional Health Plan/Retiree
$100.00


Community Wellness at MIT Medical

E23-205
617-253-1316
M-F, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
wellness@med.mit.edu