The Integrative Medicine Service offers a wide range of exercise programs to improve strength, increase endurance, and promote relaxation. Classes are available in both group and private settings. Everyone is welcome.
To schedule a private session or to join a group class, please call 646-888-0800.
Single private session
Package of ten private sessions
Single group class
Package of ten group classes
Community acupuncture initial visit
Community acupuncture follow-up visit
Current Schedule of Classes
Download a pdf of the current schedule.
*Participants in the Mindfulness Practice Group are required to have an individual session with the group leader before joining. Space is limited, and pre-registration is encouraged.
†This Community Acupuncture session is located at the Brooklyn Infusion Center
Due to limits on class size, please call 646-888-0800 to ensure your space. It may not be possible to accommodate walk-ins if classes are full. If these times do not meet your needs, please call us with suggestions for additional classes.
Fitness classes are open to all levels.
Full Listing of Class Offerings
Chair Aerobics is a fitness program to assist those who are recovering from medical treatment or for those whose participation in other programs is limited by physical condition, restricted mobility, or age. This small class helps decrease breathlessness and fatigue, control panic, improve muscle tone and flexibility, and increase endurance for everyday activities.
Enjoy the benefits of acupuncture at a lower cost by enrolling in a small group session. You will be among a maximum of six people treated by one of Integrative Medicine's senior acupuncturists. The treatment, which will be performed with your clothes on, lasts 40 to 45 minutes.
Empowering Yoga works to improve strength and flexibility. The mix of yoga positions and transitions opens the heart, challenges the core, strengthens the legs, and revitalizes the body for active living.
Focused Fitness for Women
Focused Fitness for Women is an exercise program for patients who have undergone breast cancer surgery and lymph node dissection. These exercises help reduce the risk of lymphedema and “frozen shoulder,” improving range of motion and enhancing physical and psychological well-being for women at all fitness levels.
Just Breathe focuses on taking deep breaths, the quickest way to decrease stress and to engage the mind and body in a relaxation response. Classes are held on the first Thursday of the month.
Mindfulness Practice Group
This weekly group focuses on the practices of mindfulness meditation, the foundation of all meditation traditions. While mindfulness meditation is simple to learn, its benefits are profound and long lasting. A brief conversation with the group leader is required prior to participating, and can be arranged with the front desk. Space is limited; pre-registration is encouraged.
Pilates increases strength, flexibility, mind/body connection, postural awareness, core stability, and proper use of abdominal muscles. It reduces back pain and stress. The Magic Circle, balls, resistance bands, and weights are used. Private session only, $90; currently not offered as a class.
Strong Bones & Muscular Health
Strong Bones & Muscular Health is an exercise program for those who have osteoporosis or are at risk of developing it. Exercise helps to maintain bone density and stimulate bone growth. This class uses walking, aerobics, and balance and weight training to strengthen bones.
Tai Chi/Qi Gong
Qi Gong combines movement and meditation, and can be practiced by individuals of any age or fitness level. Regular practice of Qi Gong can reduce stress, increase stamina and balance, improve sleep, and instill a sense of harmony.
T-Tapp: The Wellness Workout
Improve your posture and lose inches with this rehabilitative approach to fitness. T-Tapp tightens, tones, strengthens, stretches, and energizes your body as it works five to seven muscles simultaneously. It also improves body alignment through strength training, isometrics, balance training, and flexibility exercises.