Cardiovascular Classes and Support Groups
At North Colorado Medical Center, we offer a variety of classes and support groups to help you and your heart:
- Adult Fitness
- Body Shoppe
- Cardiac Education Classes
- Implanted Cardioversion Defibrillators (ICD) Education
Do you want to make exercise a habit? Our program will help you improve your health and fitness and tone your muscles. Join a program supervised by exercise specialists and choose from four class times that are convenient for your busy schedule. No contracts are required. Cost: $45 per month per person or $80 per couple. Call Cardiac Rehab at (970) 350-6204 to enroll.
Body Shoppe is a 12-week lifestyle change program sponsored by the Cardiac Rehab Program. Program staff will help you develop healthy habits and maintain your motivation. The program includes: stress testing, lipid testing, flexibility and body fat measurement, an exercise prescription, exercise up to five times per week, and nine evening education classes (including a healthy cooking class). There are four choices of exercise times to meet your busy schedule. As an incentive, if you attend 85 percent of the sessions, you will receive follow-up fitness testing free.
- Classes begin in January and June
- North Colorado Medical Center, Cardiac Rehabilitation
- $299/person or $500/couple
- Call (970) 350-6204 for information and to register
Cardiac Education Classes
The Cardiac Rehab Department offers free classes about topics related to the heart and ways to develop and maintain heart-healthy daily habits: exercise, eating, healthy cooking, managing stress, and following your doctor’s advice. Six different topics are offered. Classes are held every other week, with the topic repeated at four class times. Call (970) 350-6204 to find out the class topic and to register.
Implanted Cardioversion Defibrillator (ICD) Education
This class is for patients who are living with ICDs and their family and friends. Topics include nutrition, safe activity, updates in ICD technology and more. Classes take place on the fourth Tuesday of the months of January, April, July and October from 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m. in the NCMC CVI Classroom on 3rd floor, area A. For more information and to be added to the mailing list, please call (970) 350-6166.
- Jan. 22 - Class flier
WomenHeart is a national coalition for women with heart disease that champions prevention, early detection, accurate diagnosis and proper treatment. This local support group meets monthly at NCMC to provide women living with heart disease critical peer-to-peer support, information and encouragement. View meeting schedules and upcoming topics.