Classes, Events & Groups

LGBTQ Adult Group

Date
Time
Location

St. Agnes Hospital Health Resource Center
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

LGBTQ Adult is a free, confidential support group for adults 18 and older who identify with the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) community, and/or seeking support surrounding their sexual orientation.

Facilitated by Leann Vice-Reshel, MA, LPC, and Paul Clark, MSE, LPC, Agnesian Health Care Behavioral Health Services, this professional and peer-led group offers support to individuals anywhere in their coming out process, and includes professional education on the following:

  • Coming out
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Gender identity
  • Communication with family and friends
  • Mindfulness
  • Emotion regulation

This group meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

For more information, call Paul Clark, MSE, LPC, at (920) 926-4382 or Leann Vice-Reshel, MA, LPC, at (9920) 926-4428.

Gentle Yoga - Waupun

Date
Time
Location

Waupun Memorial Hospital Marsh Conference Room
620 W. Brown Street
Waupun, WI 53963
United States

Join Andrea Oosterhouse, certified yoga instructor, for a calming, stress-relieving yoga practice designed to stretch and strengthen the body gradually. This mind-body awareness yoga practice emphasizes mental relaxation through a series of breathing instruction, and slow yoga stretches and poses. 

Individuals should dress comfortably and bring a yoga mat to each session.

Preregistration is required. Class dates include February 6 to 27.

Community Drumming Circle

Date
Time
Location

St. Agnes Chapel
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Drum Circle: “ A gathering at which people use hand drums from many cultures and various percussion elements to create in-the-moment musical masterpieces. No previous musical experience required.”

Drum circles are places where we explore possibilities. As we create music together we experience feelings of accomplishment for ourselves while contributing to something larger than ourselves.

In the circle we learn from each other and the music we make transcends artificial differences and labels of age, ethnicity, gender and ability. The unity of the drum circle is spiritual, healing and therapeutic!

Event is sponsored by Spiritual Care Services and the Agnesian HealthCare Foundation.

Walk with a Doc

Date
Time
Location

Forest Mall
835 W. Johnson Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Agnesian HealthCare and the Fond du Lac Family YMCA are partnering with Walk With a Doc to create a safe, walkable community.

The collaborative mission is to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages, and reverse the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle in order to improve the health and well-being of the country.

Join providers Mondays through Friday between 8 and 9:30 a.m., and Wednesdays from 4 to 5 p.m., to begin your commitment of improved health and well-being.

Step it Up! The Surgeon General of the United States recommends 150 minutes of weekly exercise.

Be a Walk With a Doc member to receive the following benefits:

  • Free to join
  • Receive a t-shirt
  • Prizes awarded quarterly for number of miles walked
  • Monthly provider health talks
  •    Topics, dates and times vary
  •    Free blood pressure checks
  •    Refreshments and light breakfast fare

For more information, call the Health Resource Center at (920) 926-4961, visit agnesian.com/walk-with-a-doc or visit walkwithadoc.org.

*Our providers do their best to be at the Forest Mall at the times indicated. However, due to emergencies or unforeseen circumstance, there might be a time where they are not present.

Walk with a Doc

Date
Time
Location

Forest Mall
835 W. Johnson Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Agnesian HealthCare and the Fond du Lac Family YMCA are partnering with Walk With a Doc to create a safe, walkable community.

The collaborative mission is to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages, and reverse the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle in order to improve the health and well-being of the country.

Join providers Mondays through Friday between 8 and 9:30 a.m., and Wednesdays from 4 to 5 p.m., to begin your commitment of improved health and well-being.

Step it Up! The Surgeon General of the United States recommends 150 minutes of weekly exercise.

Be a Walk With a Doc member to receive the following benefits:

  • Free to join
  • Receive a t-shirt
  • Prizes awarded quarterly for number of miles walked
  • Monthly provider health talks
  •    Topics, dates and times vary
  •    Free blood pressure checks
  •    Refreshments and light breakfast fare

For more information, call the Health Resource Center at (920) 926-4961, visit agnesian.com/walk-with-a-doc or visit walkwithadoc.org.

*Our providers do their best to be at the Forest Mall at the times indicated. However, due to emergencies or unforeseen circumstance, there might be a time where they are not present.

Stretch & Balance for Older Adults

Date
Time
Location

Ripon Wellness Center
845 Parkside Street
Ripon, WI 54971
United States

Stretching is an important part of older adult's flexibility and will help offset the effects of normal decline in the flexibility of joints, and help individuals remain active and independent.

Join Natasha Novak, fitness instructor, for a stretching program that incorporates breathing exercises and good posture to relax the body and relieve tension.

RMC Wellness Center members attend at no cost, and should register with an RMC Wellness Center associate.

Preregistration is required.

Class dates include Wednesdays, February 7 to 28.

Postpartum Depression Group

Date
Time
Location

Agnesian HealthCare Journeys: a health resource center
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Facilitated by Colleen Zietlow, LMFT, Agnesian HealthCare Behavioral Health Services Psychotherapist, Agnesian HealthCare's Postpartum Depression group offers education and support for women who are experiencing or are at risk for postpartum depression.This group is also open to women who are struggling emotionally after childbirth and need to connect with others.

Participants will learn about adjusting to their new role as a parent, bonding with their newborn, expectations vs. reality, boundaries, social support, adjusting to relationship changes, physical demands of the newborn, emotional effects of pregnancy, childbirth and the role of hormones. This group will also give mothers the opportunity to talk, listen and share their experiences with other women experiencing similar feelings.

Mothers are invited to bring their babies to group sessions.

This support group meets the first and third Wednesday of each month from 1 to 2 p.m.

To learn more about this free group, call (920) 926-4960.

Spouse/Partner Grief Support Group (Open)

Date
Time
Location

Agnesian HealthCare Bereavement Center
1161 W. Johnson Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54937
United States

Open Bereavement Support Group: Anyone experiencing the death of a spouse/partner may attend any of the meetings and different individuals may be there each time.

Please join us at our new location on the west end of Twohig Flooring America near the Kwik Trip on the west side of Fond du Lac.

Registration is not required for open groups.

Spouse/Partner Grief Support Group (Open)

Date
Time
Location

Agnesian HealthCare Bereavement Center
1161 W. Johnson Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54937
United States

Open Bereavement Support Group: Anyone experiencing the death of a spouse/partner may attend any of the meetings and different individuals may be there each time.

Please join us at our new location on the west end of Twohig Flooring America near the Kwik Trip on the west side of Fond du Lac.

Registration is not required for open groups.

Walk With a Doc - Wednesday afternoon

Date
Time
Location

Forest Mall
835 Johnson Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Agnesian HealthCare and the Fond du Lac Family YMCA are partnering with Walk With a Doc to create a safe, walkable community.

The collaborative mission is to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages, and reverse the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle in order to improve the health and well-being of the country.

Join providers on Monday through Friday between 8 and 9:30 a.m.; the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month between 5 and 6 p.m.; and Wednesdays between 4 to 5 p.m. to begin your commitment of improved health and well-being.

In addition, Ripon Medical Center providers will be walking at Ripon High School, 850 Tiger Drive, Ripon, the first and third Wednesdays of the month between 6 to 7 p.m.

Step it Up! The Surgeon General of the United States recommends 150 minutes of weekly exercise to:

  • Lower your risk of heart disease and stroke, type 2 diabetes, breast and colon cancers, and depression
  • Maintain or lose weight
  • Boost your energy
  • Improve your sleep
  • Reduce stress
  • Redue your risk of falls
  • Delay the onset of cognitive decline and dementia
  • Increase sense of well-being and more!

For more information, call (920) 926-4961, visit agnesian.com/walk-with-a-doc or visit walkwithadoc.org.

*Our providers do their best to be at the Forest Mall and Ripon High School at the times indicated. However, due to emergencies or unforeseen circumstance, there might be a time where they are not present.

 

RMC Triathlon

This Ripon Medical Center event combines the rich history of the Green Lake Conference Center, its beautiful grounds and the deepest inland lake in Wisconsin to attract racers from all over the Midwest. The course includes an amazing lake swim, rolling hills on the bike and secluded run course making this triathlon perfect for beginners to veterans.