Classes, Events & Groups

Beginning & Continuing Yoga

Date
Time
Location

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

Yoga is a practice that uses breath, movement and meditation to restore the body and mind to its natural healthy state. Join Lora Vahlsing, certified Hatha Yoga instructor, for a six-week yoga experience designed for the beginner and intermediate yoga student. Instruction provides modifications in each posture to meet each student's level.

 Students should wear comfortable, loose fitting clothes, and bring a bottle of water.

 Preregistration is required.

Class dates include Mondays, June 25 to July 30.

Lifesaving Skills

Date
Time
Location

Agnesian HealthCare Plaza Level Conference Center
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Receive training and resources to respond to a life-threatening event whether at home or within the community. An injured person can die from blood loss within five minutes...so every minute counts. 

Preregistration is required. 

Walk With a Doc - Tuesday

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 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.

Gentle Yoga

Date
Time
Location

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

Join Lora Vahlsing, certified Hatha Yoga instructor, for a six-week gentle yoga experience that is well-suited for individuals who want a soft, nurturing, slow-paced, well-supported and relaxing practice. Postures may be approached in gradual steps, with time to focus on breathing and repetition so the practice is simple to do and easy to remember.

Preregistration is required.

Class dates include Tuesdays, June 26 to July 31.

De-Stress Lunch Hour

Date
Time
Location

Agnesian HealthCare Plaza Private Dining Room
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Led by Agnesian HealthCare registered art therapists, employees are invited to participate in the creative art process to:

  • Enhance physical, mental and emotional well-being
  • Discover inner creativity
  • Relax and de-stress

Come anytime between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Stay for 10 minutes or the full 60 minutes!

Free. No art talent needed. Call (920) 926-4961 for more information.

Waupun - Grief Matters Adult Grief Support Group (Open)

Date
Time
Location

Waupun Memorial Hospital
Hospital Chapel
620 West Brown Street
Waupun, WI 53963
United States

Open bereavement support group for any adult who has experienced the death of a loved one.

Registration is not required for open groups. 

Walk With a Doc - Tuesday afternoon

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 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.

Look Good...Feel Better - St. Agnes Hospital

Date
Time
Location

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

Guided by volunteer cosmetologists, the Look Good...Feel Better program is designed for female cancer patients and provides instruction on how to use make-up and skincare techniques to overcome the appearance-related effects of chemotherapy and radiation.

Participants will receive a complimentary make-up bag offered through a partnership of the American Cancer Society; the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association Foundation; and the National Cosmetology Association.

Classes and materials are provided free of charge to women in active cancer treatment.

Preregistration for this free program is required by registering on-line, calling Journeys at (920) 926-4960 or the American Cancer Society at (800) 227-2345.

St. Agnes Hospital Blood Drive

Date
Time
Location

St. Agnes Hospital
Plaza Level Conference Center
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Giving blood is easy and takes about an hour. The process includes registering, giving a brief medical history, and having temperature, blood pressure and hemoglobin checked.

Blood that is donated remains local, as the BloodCenter of Wisconsin is the sole supplier of blood to St. Agnes Hospital and Waupun Memorial Hospital, as well as 51 other Wisconsin hospitals. To donate, make an appointment by calling 926-4961 or sign up at www.bcw.edu/agnesian. Walk-ins are also welcome.

Stretch & Balance for Older Adults

Date
Time
Location

RMC 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, June 27 to July 18.

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.