SVH Opens Wellness University Classes To Community In September

Aug 17, 2015 | Sonoma Valley Hospital News | 0 comments

SVH WU 8 5 15Sonoma Valley Hospital again invites the community to attend Wellness University™ classes without cost. The six classes, which begin September 3, are based on a health education program developed for people who want to be wellness ambassadors or teachers, and discuss practices to inspire improved health and make health more contagious.

Topics include assessing your current state of emotional and physical health; finding balance in your life; stress reduction and relaxation techniques; importance of making positive choices; value of exercise and good nutrition; recommended breathing practices; and developing healthy habits.

Hospital instructors include Kelly Mather, CEO; Leslie Lovejoy, Director of Quality & Resource Management; and Steven Lewis, Wellness Director.

Classes are held from 8:00 to 10:00 am over six Thursdays. Scheduled dates are September 3 and 17, October 1, 15 and 22, and November 5. If you plan to attend, please make sure you are available for all classes. While there is no cost to participate, attendance is limited to 35 participants. The summer session filled quickly, so early sign up is encouraged. We suggest attendees bring a pen and paper to classes.

To RSVP or ask questions, contact Vivian Woodall at or 707.935.5005. If you receive voicemail, please leave your name, phone and email address.