Adult Classes
El Rio HealthBuilders offer education and wellness classes for patients and employees of all ages. Try a cooking class, learn about diabetes management or stress management for the entire family, explore weight management program options and choose from a menu of movement classes and more at El Rio Health!
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A Matter of Balance

Learn to manage concerns about falls in this 8-class series that includes strength-building exercises, strategies for increasing confidence and risk awareness.

Class Time: 2 hours, twice per week
Length of Program: 4 weeks
Class Type: In-person
Prerequisites: None
Languages: Offered in English

Click Here to Register in English

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Adult Cooking Class

Learn and try new recipes and how they positively impact your health.

Class Time: 1 hour, once per quarter
Length of Program: Ongoing
Class Type: In-person
Prerequisites: None
Languages: Offered in English

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Diabetes Empowerment

A 6 class series for those newly diagnosed with diabetes or those needing supporting managing their diabetes.  Sessions include education and group activities to help with lifestyle changes to improve health.

Class Time: 2 hours, once per week
Length of Program: 6 weeks
Class Type: In-person
Prerequisites: Must be an El Rio patient or El Rio employee with diabetes or prediabetes
Languages: Offered in both English and Spanish

Click Here to Register in English

Click Here to Register in Spanish

Contact Ernie Perez at (520) 309-2085 with questions.

Good Health New Vitality

A chronic disease prevention and management lifestyle program of health education, movement, food demos and gardening featuring El Rio Health professionals for a holistic approach to health improvement and wellness.

Class Time: 3 hours, once per week
Length of Program: 8 weeks
Class Type: Hybrid, with in-person and virtual sessions
Prerequisites: Must be an El Rio patient or family member of El Rio employee
Languages: Offered in both English and Spanish

Click Here to Register in English

Click Here to Register in Spanish

Healthy Body & Better Brains

Learn about and practice ways to improve and maintain brain health in this 8-week program.  Have fun with art therapy, mindful movements and brain games, while socializing in a group setting.

Class Time: 1.5 hours, twice per week
Length of Program: 8 weeks (16 sessions)
Class Type: In-person
Prerequisites: Must be an El Rio patient or family member of El Rio employee
Languages: Offered in English

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Weight Management

At El Rio Health, our approach to weight loss includes options for weight loss medications, dietician appointments and classes that assist you in changing your everyday thoughts and actions.  This is not a diet program.  For medications and classes, you must have a BMI over 27 with a condition related to your weight, or a BMI over 30.

Begin enrollment by emailing us at weightmanagementclinic@elrio.org.