Classes and wellness events for you

Edward-Elmhurst Health offers numerous classes and wellness events to help you meet your personal Healthy Driven goals. Check out the many fitness classes and programs we offer at our medically-based fitness centers, pre- and post-natal education/exercise classes for new moms and moms-to-be, heart healthy classes and events so you and your loved ones can stay heart smart, support groups to connect with others in similar situations, and much more. View all classes.

Registration is required for all programs and events. Visit or call 630 527-6363 


Featured classes and events 

Healthy Heart, Healthy Life
Thursday, Feb. 15, 20245:30-6:30 p.m.
C.W. Avery Family YMCA – Plainfield

Hypertension and high cholesterol can put you at risk for two of the leading causes of death in the US: heart disease and stroke. Join us to learn about preventative measures you can take today to optimize your health and lower your risk for hypertension and cholesterol-related disease.
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Reduce Your Risk for Heart Disease
Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024┃6:30-7:30 p.m.
Villa Park Public Library

Did you know that 90% of heart diseases are the result of lifestyle choices? Join us to learn about how you can identify symptoms and reduce your risk of heart disease. The presentation will be followed by a question-and-answer session. Blood pressure screenings will be available before and after the presentation.
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Tips for Parents of Youth Athletes
Tuesday, March 12, 2024┃7:30-8:30 p.m.
C.W. Avery Family YMCA – Plainfield

Nationally, one in three youth athletes involved in team sports is injured seriously enough to miss a practice or game. Parents and youth athlete supporters are invited to join Shaheen Jadidi, DO, Non-Surgical Sports Medicine Physician with Endeavor Health Medical Group, to learn more about best practices and guidelines for identifying when it’s time to seek professional help.
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Lifestyle change

Jumpstart your Health with Group Lifestyle Balance

If you’re ready to commit to living a healthier, more active life, please join us (virtually) to learn about our Jumpstart Your Health program. Jumpstart Your Health is a virtual year-long, group lifestyle change program designed to help people lose weight, increase activity and prevent disease. This program utilizes Group Lifestyle Balance™, a research-based curriculum that helps individuals make lasting lifestyle changes to prevent diabetes, cardiovascular disease and develop healthy habits.

Attendance at a virtual information session is required before enrolling in Jumpstart Your Health, so you can learn more about the program and what to expect in the year ahead.

Join us in the New Year for virtual and in-person options. Start dates will be Jan. 24, Jan. 30, Feb. 6 and Feb. 20.

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CPR/First Aid


Do you know what to do in case of an emergency? 80% of cardiac arrests happen in the home and are witnessed by a family member. Chance of survival for these individuals is doubled when bystander CPR is initiated. Course offerings include CPR for Family and Friends, Heartsaver CPR/AED and Heartsaver First Aid Basics. For complete class listings in our Naperville, Elmhurst and Lombard locations, and to register, please visit our CPR Course Information/Registration Page:

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Mental Health First Aid 

Youth Mental Health First Aid: Blended Learning

Thursday, Sept. 7, 2023
4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Description: Participants will complete a 2-hour, self-paced online course prior to the in-person instructor-led class being held on Thursday, Sept. 7, 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm at Elmhurst Hospital Oak Conference Room: 155 E Brush Hill Rd, Elmhurst

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Virtual Mental Health First Aid: Linden Oaks

Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2023
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Description: Participants will complete a 2-hour, self-paced online course prior to the virtual instructor-led class being held on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2023 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

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