Weight Management Classes
If you are struggling to keep your weight under control, you are not alone. According to the most recent studies, 61% of adults over age 20 living in Lancaster County and 17% of youth in Pennsylvania are overweight or obese. Obesity is often linked to many serious medical conditions. A healthy weight loss program is more than a diet. It’s changing your lifestyle to live healthier. As with any major life change, your chances for long-term success increase when you have expert information and support at each step of your journey. When you are ready to make the commitment, our team is ready to help you succeed. Learn more about our classes by selecting one of the links below:
Quick fixes don’t work. In this 12 week class you will learn simple solutions to the food and exercise challenges we face in today’s society and practical changes that will pave the way for an overall healthier lifestyle. This program incorporates techniques from the Beck Diet Solution that will help you manage your weight for life. Taught by a Registered Dietitian, this class will give you the tools and support to achieve a healthy weight and become a healthier you! Registration includes 2 individual consultations with a registered dietitian and 10 group sessions.
ADULT WEIGHT MANAGEMENT PROGRAM GRADUATES ONLY: A drop-in monthly support meeting where a registered dietitian shares recipes, trends and hosts opportunities for participant sharing and support. This group meets monthly and is welcome to graduates of L.E.A.R.N. and Healthy Changes. Healthy You. adult weight management programs.
Are you concerned that your child's weight is affecting his/her health? Would you also like to learn how to make better choices involving food and activities? Join Shapedown, a nationally-recognized childhood weight management program and get the help you need for you and your family to become healthier. Shapedown enrollment includes: 8 group sessions and 2 one-to-one consultations Involvement of both child and caretaker(s) Certified instructors (dietitian, nurse, exercise physiologist) Discussion of healthy eating and physical activity Monitoring of weekly progress relating to food choices and activity Scholarships are available, please call (717) 544-0600 for a registration packet. Registration closes one week prior to class start date.
If you'd like to find the healthiest food options in the grocery story but find reading and trying to make sense of package labels a frustrating experience, join our registered dietitian on a tour of Weis Markets. You will earn how to compare food labels in order to make healthy eating both simple and affordable. The small group size gives everyone a chance to ask questions and learn in a hands-on environment.
FOR LGH EMPLOYEES ONLY: A Weight Watchers leader comes to Lancaster General Health for 10 weekly sessions that fit perfectly into the busy workday. Join your co-workers and enjoy the proven advantages of group support for successful weight loss. Reimbursement for one class per year is available to those covered by LG Select. COST VARIES; payroll deduction is available. Checks and credit cards will be processed by the instructor at the first class. Please choose your payment method when registering.