Wellness and Vitality Exercise Sessions (WAVES) is an aquatic wellness program for adults who suffer from chronic pain, arthritis, decreased strength, obesity, who have pain in weight bearing or who just want to get moving toward feeling better. It is not a water aerobics class.
WAVES is a six-week course that runs two times a week. Courses will be held up to four times per year. Each class lasts about an hour and take place in the pool at Hotel Hillsboro in Hillsboro. The class is sponsored by Gundersen St. Joseph's Rehab Department and is led by licensed staff. WAVES is a group wellness class with a focus on exercise and mobility. Class size is limited and may be canceled if not filled. Cost for the six-week course is $85. It is not a prescription therapy and is not covered by health insurance.
For those willing to invest their time and make the commitment, the rewards are within reach. Ask your medical provider if they think you or someone you care about would benefit from this class.
Call Carol Veldey at (608) 489-8267 for more information.