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BestHealth of Wake Forest Baptist June Events

Visit www.wakehealth.edu/besthealth for class listings and to register online. Unless otherwise noted, BestHealth events are free and open to the public.

Friday, June 6
Total Body Workout
5:15 to 5:45 p.m.
Held at Wake Forest Baptist Health Medical Plaza – Country Club, Diabetes Classroom, 4610 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem.
Join BestHealth certified group fitness instructor Courtney Jackson for a 30-minute high energy, high intensity workout. Pre-registration required; call 336-713-BEST (2378). Class provided by BestHealth.

Wednesday, June 11
Weight-loss Surgery Information Session
6 to 7 p.m.
Held at Temple Emanuel, 1129 Jefferson Rd., Greensboro.
Join Wake Forest Baptist surgeon Dr. Stephen McNatt to learn about the process for weight-loss surgery, including evaluation, risks and benefits, nutritional needs, exercise commitment and follow-up. Pre-registration required; call 336-716-6099. Class provided by BestHealth.

Thursday, June 12
CPR: Hands Only
Noon to 1 p.m.
Held at Wake Forest Baptist Health Medical Plaza – Country Club, Diabetes Classroom, 4610 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem.
Join certified CPR instructor and Wake Forest Baptist registered nurse Kathy Nelson to learn hands-only CPR for adults, children and infants. Cannot be taken for professional certification. Pre-registration required; call 336-713-BEST (2378). Class provided by BestHealth

Blood Pressure Screening
3 to 4 p.m.
Held at Wake Forest Baptist Health Medical Plaza – Country Club, Diabetes Classroom, 4610 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem.
Receive a free blood pressure check from a Wake Forest Baptist registered nurse. Pre-registration not required. Class provided by BestHealth.

Yoga for a Healthy Back
4 to 5 p.m.
Held at Wake Forest Baptist Health – Davie Medical Center, Plaza 1, Cardiac Classroom, 313 Highway 801 North, Bermuda Run.
Learn a form of low-impact yoga that can help with back pain from Valerie Kiser, RYT, certified yoga teacher with Sunrise Yoga. Pre-registration required; call 336-713-BEST (2378). Class provided by BestHealth.

Saturday, June 14
Zumba
10 to 11 a.m.
Held at Wake Forest Baptist Health Medical Plaza – Country Club, Diabetes Classroom, 4610 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem.
Join BestHealth certified group fitness and Zumba instructor Courtney Jackson for a demonstration of a high-intensity, high-energy fitness class like no other. Dress comfortably and wear supportive athletic shoes to participate. Pre-registration required; call 336-713-BEST (2378). Class provided by BestHealth.

Wednesday, June 18
Advance Directives
2 to 4 p.m.
Wake Forest Baptist Health – Davie Medical Center, Plaza 1, Cardiac Classroom, 313 Highway 801 North, Bermuda Run. Learn how advance directives, such as a living will and health care power of attorney, can ensure your wishes will be met. Have the documents notarized free of charge. Pre-registration required; call 336-713-BEST (2378). Class provided by BestHealth.

Friday, June 20
CPR: Hands Only
2 to 3 p.m.
Held at Piedmont Plaza One, Kitty Hawk Room, 1920 W. First St., Winston-Salem.
Join certified CPR instructor and Wake Forest Baptist registered nurse Kathy Nelson to learn hands-only CPR for adults, children and infants. Cannot be taken for professional certification. Pre-registration required; call 336-713-BEST (2378). Class provided by BestHealth.

Questions to Ask Your Doctor If You have Heart Failure
4 to 5 p.m.
Wake Forest Baptist Health – Davie Medical Center, Plaza 1, Cardiac Classroom, 313 Highway 801 North, Bermuda Run. Join Wake Forest Baptist cardiologist Dr. Barbara Pisani to learn more about things to ask your doctor about heart failure, and treatment options. Pre-registration required; call 336-713-BEST (2378). Class provided by BestHealth.

Monday, June 23
Blood Pressure Screening
4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Held at Wake Forest Baptist Health Medical Plaza – Country Club, Diabetes Classroom, 4610 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem.
Receive a free blood pressure check from a Wake Forest Baptist registered nurse. Pre-registration not required. Class provided by BestHealth.

Great Grains
5:30 to 7 p.m.
Held at Wake Forest Baptist Health Medical Plaza – Country Club, Diabetes Classroom, 4610 Country Club Rd., Winston-Salem.
Rich in fiber, nutrients and vitamins, whole grains are essential to healthy eating. Join Chef Betty Morton as she shares easy ways to cook varieties of whole grains. Samples and recipes provided. Pre-registration required; call 336-713-BEST (2378). Class provided by BestHealth.

Tuesday, June 24
Estate Planning Basics
2 to 3 p.m.
Held at Wake Forest Baptist Health Medical Plaza – Country Club, Diabetes Classroom, 4610 Country Club Rd., Winston-Salem.
Hear from local attorney Mike Wells about estate planning in terms you can understand. Learn simple strategies to make the paperwork manageable and meaningful. Pre-registration required; call 336-713-BEST (2378). Class provided by BestHealth.

Wednesday, June 25
Questions to Ask Your Doctor If You Have Heart Failure
5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Held at Wake Forest Baptist Health Medical Plaza – Country Club, Diabetes Classroom, 4610 Country Club Rd., Winston-Salem.
Join Wake Forest Baptist cardiologist Dr. Barbara Pisani to learn more about questions to ask your doctor about heart failure and treatment options. Pre-registration required; call 336-713-BEST (2378). Class provided by BestHealth.

Thursday, June 26
Line Dancing
Noon to 1 p.m.
Wake Forest Baptist Health – Davie Medical Center, Plaza 1, 4th Floor, Conference Rooms 1 and 2, 313 Highway 801 North, Bermuda Run.
Join BestHealth group fitness instructor Courtney Jackson for a fun aerobic workout featuring popular line dances. Dress comfortably and wear supportive shoes to participate. Pre-registration required; call 336-713- BEST (2378). Class provided by BestHealth.

Heart Health Screening
1 to 3 p.m.
Wake Forest Baptist Health – Davie Medical Center, Plaza 1, Cardiac Classroom, 313 Highway 801 North, Bermuda Run. Learn your risk for heart disease with a simple finger stick and a brief risk assessment. Get cholesterol, HDL (good cholesterol) and glucose results in only five minutes. Fasting is not required. To qualify, you must be 18 or older and have not participated in a BestHealth heart health screening in the past three months. Space is limited. Appointment required; call 336-713-BEST (2378). Class provided by BestHealth.

Friday, June 27
Mini Strokes (TIAs): Brain Angina
4 to 5 p.m.
Held at Wake Forest Baptist Health Medical Plaza – Country Club, Diabetes Classroom, 4610 Country Club Rd., Winston-Salem.
Do you know the difference between a mini-stroke and the real thing? Join Wake Forest Baptist stroke program manager and registered nurse Rayetta Johnson as she explains the signs, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments and outcomes that distinguish the two. Pre-registration required; call 336-713-BEST (2378). Class provided by BestHealth.

Events provided by Brenner Children’s Hospital’s Brenner FIT program

Thursday, June 5
Creating a Grocery Budget
6 to 7 p.m.
Held at Brenner FIT in the William G. White Jr. Family YMCA, 775 West End Blvd., Winston-Salem.
Want to learn ways to stretch your budget? Join our financial educator as she helps you effectively budget to meet your family’s grocery needs. Learn about tracking your spending, keeping a price book and other helpful tips. Mature children welcome with parental supervision. Pre-registration required; call 336-713-BFIT (2348) or e-mail dpratt@wakehealth.edu.

Tuesday, June 10
Learn to Cook a Balanced Meal
5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Held at Brenner FIT in the William G. White Jr. Family YMCA, 775 West End Blvd., Winston-Salem.
During this hands-on cooking class, your family will prepare a balanced meal and learn how your meal meets Brenner FIT recommendations for a balanced plate. Mature children welcome with parental supervision. Pre-registration required; call 336-713-BFIT (2348) or e-mail dpratt@wakehealth.edu.

Tuesday, June 17
My Kids Are Driving Me Crazy!
6 to 7:15 p.m.
Held at Brenner FIT in the William G. White Jr. Family YMCA, 775 West End Blvd., Winston-Salem.
Discover how to replace punishment with respectful and effective tools to bring more joy into parenting. Each month a different parenting topic is discussed. The topic this month: Chores. Classes are taught by certified Positive Discipline parent educators from the Brenner FIT program. Mature children welcome with parental supervision. Pre-registration required; call 336-713-BFIT (2348) or e-mail dpratt@wakehealth.edu.

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