Tag: wellness

Partners in Corporate Wellness

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Every company wants to have a healthier workforce.  That is the goal of every corporate wellness program.  If they have people miss less time at work than the company can produce more profits.  The Y partners with businesses all through out Catawba County to help companies have a healthier workforce.  We partner through memberships and […]

What is Workplace Wellness

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Workplace wellness is a new age term.  The term  workplace wellness is any workplace health promotion activity or organizational policy designed to support healthy behavior in the workplace and to improve health outcomes.  It came about because of the growing costs of insurance over the years.  The goal of workplace wellness is to get employees making […]

Families at the Y

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Families at the Y are able to do be more and do more than ever before.  At the Y, we pride ourselves on being able to serve the whole family.  We can serve children as young at 8 weeks and have activities for everyone through senior adults.  The goal is that the Y serves the […]

Financial Assistance for Fitness Programs

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“I lost my job”, “My elderly mother just came to live with us”, “There was an unexpected medical emergency in my family”…theses are just a few of the reasons people feel they can’t afford a YMCA membership.  They come in the door ready to give up their successful healthy lifestyle until we say these 7 magic […]

Walking the Walk

Did you know the YMCA of Catawba Valley has a wellness program for our employees? We encourage our staff to be physically active and live healthy lifestyles just like we encourage our members.  Staff receives wellness points for physical activity, health education and programs, preventative care such as dental cleaning, mammograms and well-checks as well […]

Benefits of the Barre Class

Fall is the perfect time to get back into a fitness routine and with the kids back in school, you may have more time to try a class or just mix up your fitness routine. Barre class is a combination of circuit training, pilates, yoga.core stabilization,strength building and conditioning. Want to take a class?  Click here […]

Wellness at the YMCA

8 out of 10 people come to the Y wanting to get physically fit.  Wellness at the Y starts with you the individual.  You are making a commitment to get here and do what you need you to do to feel better.  Whether that is losing weight, lowering blood pressure, fighting off prediabetes, or just wanting […]

How the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program Works

The YMCA of Catawba Valley offers the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program – an innovative program proven to reduce the burden of type 2 diabetes – one of the nation’s costliest chronic diseases. The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program is a group-based lifestyle intervention for adults at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes, and has been […]

Fitness For All Ages

The YMCA of Catawba Valley offers fitness for all ages. The Y offers fitness programs starting as young as 10 and going all the way through senior adults. Some of our offerings include a pool, group exercise classes, outdoor walking track, cardio machines, free weights, and weight machines. The great thing about the Y is […]

Not Just a Fitness Center

Every year another fitness center opens and more and more close down. So what makes the Y so sustainable through the years? The reality is that the Y is not just a fitness center it is so much more. We offer programs for all ages from infants through seniors. For the smallest of children we […]