Montclair Y Offering New Exercise Program for Diabetics

montclair y diabetes programIf you have pre-diabetes or Type 2 Diabetes, the Montclair YMCA has a program for you.

Move Well Today is a new exercise program for diabetics. The program helps individuals get fit while managing their diabetes and/or changes in their HbA1c levels. A certified instructor is on hand to provide participants with educational information, a tailored exercise program and nutritional counseling.

The exercise component is tailored to each person’s specific diabetes and exercise needs. It includes warm-up cardio stations, strength training, core conditioning, flexibility training and a cool down.

The program requires a physician’s note releasing a participant to exercise as well a copy of one’s HbA1c results taken within the last three months.

Classes are Mondays and Wednesdays, Sept. 30 through December 18 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m, and take place in the Meeting Room at Y’s Park Street location. Cost is $150 for members, and $200 for non-members.

There is a 12 person maximum. For more information on joining, contact Washima Solomon at (973) 415-6111 wsolomon@montclairymca.org or Mary Williams at (973) 415-6128 mwilliams@montclairymca.org.

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