Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center’s women’s health
physical therapy team is hosting a five-week exercise series for women
experiencing symptoms of perimenopause or menopause. The group will meet
on Tuesdays, June 12 - July 10, from 1 -2 p.m.
The series will be led by physical therapists Ann Croghan, Allison Hammond,
Sarah Hudelson and Laura Williams. All four instructors have doctorates
in physical therapy and specialize in pelvic floor physical therapy. They
will teach women how to exercise safely and effectively during perimenopause
Exercise sessions are designed for women experiencing symptoms such as
pelvic pain, urinary or fecal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, post-menopausal
atrophic vaginitis, and more.
Sessions will include yoga, tai chi and a swimming-pool class.
All classes will be held at the Wellness U Gym, 1548 G St., Unit 5, Salida,
except for the pool class which will meet at the Salida Hot Springs Aquatic
Center. Cost for the pool class is $5. The other four sessions are free.
Attending all five sessions is encouraged but not required.
Preregistration is recommended. Go to
www.hrrmc.com and click on the “Classes & Events” button to register
online. You may also call (719) 530-2040 for more info and to register.