ETMC wellness programs take place in the ETMC Rehabilitation Center. Most of these programs require a written referral from your physician. For more information or to register, please contact the appropriate program representative at the phone number listed after each program description.
Fit For Two
A prenatal fitness class that helps "moms to be" prepare for their new arrival, Fit For Two offers overall physical conditioning, including low impact aerobics, stretching, toning, water fitness and yoga. Sponsored in part by the ETMC Family Birthplace, this program also provides fun, social interaction and support for participants. Program cost is $50/month or open to Olympic Center members. If you wish to participate in this program you'll need to download our prenatal physician release form and have your physician complete it. Present this form to a fitness team member when you enroll. Download our program flier for a complete schedule of classes. Tyler - 903-596-3234
Forward Motion is a unique exercise program specifically designed to address the needs of patients recently discharged from outpatient rehabilitation and Olympic Center membership candidates who are not ready to begin an independent exercise program. Forward Motion provides a safe exercise program while introducing participants to the fitness environment in a non-intimidating manner. All participants are guided through an individualized exercise program that incorporates health and fitness goals and addresses fitness deficiencies in strength, endurance or flexibility. Program cost is $50/month. Classes are held Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Download our program flier for more information. Tyler - 903-596-3233
Parkinson's Community Exercise Program
This program is for those diagnosed with Parkinson's or Parkinson's like diseases and is designed to maintain strength, flexibility, endurance and balance. The class meets twice weekly in the outpatient therapy gym on the first floor of the Rehabilitation Hospital and is under the supervision of a licensed Physical Therapist or Physical Therapy Assistant. Class size is limited to six participants per class. Program cost is $30/month. Classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to Noon and 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Tyler 903-596-3161.
Phase III Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab
This exercise program is designed as a maintenance program for Phase II graduates and as a beginning exercise program for patients that do not qualify for Phase II. The program is conducted in the cardiopulmonary rehab department on the first floor of Olympic Plaza and includes cardiovascular and strength training exercise with individualized progression of exercise intensity and duration. Patients also receive instruction on lifestyle modification and preparation for a fitness membership at an ETMC fitness facility or unsupervised exercise at home. Contact the ETMC Rehabilitation Hospital for class times. Program cost is $50/month. Tyler - 903-596-3234; Athens - 903-677-8424; Jacksonville - 903-541-5520.
Lite-4-Life is a unique and effective weight management program that focuses on healthy eating, physical activity and behavior modification to help participants achieve long term weight loss and maintenance. This nine week program includes educational sessions, personal training, pre and post assessments and has a proven track record. Lite-4-Life recently received recognition from the Medical Fitness Association as one of the top medical fitness programs in the country. Please click here for testimonials, information on our next session and registration information. Tyler - 903-596-3028; Lake Palestine - 903-590-5967.