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Back by Popular Demand ... The Westfield Area Y Healthy Back Program

Christine Alger

Friday, February 28, 2014 • 11:50am

The Westfield Area Y is pleased to bring back the four-week program “Way to a Healthy Back” at the Main Y Facility, 220 Clark Street in Westfield.  The program will run on Fridays from March 21st – April 11th from 12:30-1:30 pm.

AmeriCare Physical Therapy will provide the knowledge and tools to put you in control of your back and neck.  Participants will learn posture tips, core exercises, and proper body mechanics including safety with lifting, bending, sitting, and standing.  After four weeks, attendees will leave the program with generalized exercises for reducing the risk of back injuries.

The class is open to members and non-members for a fee. Registration is available online for members at www.westfieldynj.org or in person for non-members at the Welcome Center.

For questions or for more information on the “Way to a Healthy Back” program, please contact Jean White, Health and Wellness Director at (908) 233-2700 x246 or e-mail:  jwhite@westfieldynj.org

The Y is the nation’s leading nonprofit committed to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.  Financial assistance is available for those who qualify.

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