Classes, Events & Groups

Gentle Yoga

Date
Time
Location

Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts
Susan O. Ahern Contemporary Wing
51 Sheboygan 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, April 2 to May 7.

Family Addiction Education Program - Ripon

Date
Time
Location

Ripon Medical Center Princeton Room
845 Parkside Street
Ripon, WI 54971
United States

Designed for family members, significant others and friends who have someone either active in addiction or early in the recovery process, participants will learn through education and guidance how to reduce confusion and promote healing by identifying how addiction affects families and what family members can do to take better care of themselves.

Class dates include: Tuesdays, April 2 to 23.


Alzheimer's Association - Fond du Lac Co. Caregiver Support Group

Date
Time
Location

Ripon Medical Center Green Lake Room
845 Parkside Street
Ripon, WI 54971
United States

Does someone you love have Alzheimer's disease or a related type of dementia?

Facilitated by Jenifer Bunker, the Alzheimer's Association Fond du Lac Co. Caregiver Supoort Group is a safe place where people who know or care for others with Alzheimer's disease or a related type of dementia listen and understand.

For questions or more information, call the Alzheimer's Association's 24/7 Helpline at (800) 272-3900. 

Walk With a Doc - Ripon High School

Date
Time
Location

Ripon Medical Center
850 Tiger Drive
Ripon, WI 54971
United States

Walk with a Doc and Agnesian HealthCare 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 a provider on the first, second and third Wednesday of each month from 6 to 7 p.m., and every Tuesday and Thursday from 5 to 6 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 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 the Health Resource Centerat (920) 926-4961, visit agnesian.com/walk-with-a-doc or visit walkwithadoc.org.

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 April 2 to 23.

2019 Wisconsin Mission Days

Date
April 3, 2019 - April 30, 2019
Time
Location

Various locations
Wisconsin Region,
United States

Mission Days 2019 is almost here! You are invited to join employees, providers and volunteers from across SSM Health Wisconsin region at our annual Mission Days celebration. The theme for our 2019 Mission Days is “Called to Serve.” This is a unique opportunity to reflect on and reaffirm our Mission and the values that inspire us to serve. We all serve daily,   in big and small ways, in direct patient care, at the clinic, at the health plan, or in administration.  The 2019 Mission Days celebrations will feature motivational and inspirational speakers, music, service activities and lots of opportunities to recognize and celebrate how our mission and collective services set us apart.  In recognition of the value we place on this event, Mission Days attendance will be on paid time. A light meal will be served prior to each presentation.

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 by calling (920) 745-3620.

Preregistration is required.

Class dates include Wednesdays, April 3 to 24.

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.