2017
Wellness Series

Learn from leading experts on a variety of topics that will keep you moving in 2017 and beyond.

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Healthy Living and Wellness Partner

Event Locations & Viewing

NORTHTOWNS:
Independent Health Family Branch YMCA
150 Tech Drive
Williamsvile, NY 14221

SOUTHTOWNS:
Buffalo Rehab Group
2100 Union Road
West Seneca, NY 14224

WATCH ONLINE:
Any events below marked with the “wifi” icon allow for live, online viewing.

Wellness Events

Below you will find a list of the 2017 Wellness events. You can sign up below or click to learn more. All events are free to the public as part of the Buffalo Niagara YMCA and Buffalo Rehab Group’s commitment to health and wellness.

The Aging Spine

Aging beyond or faster than one’s chronological age is a mostly a lifestyle choice. Come listen to Dr. Michael Geraci explain how you can slow the aging process of the spine and in some instances, reverse it.

Wednesday, January 11th 2017 7:00 PM
Tuesday, February 7th 2017 7:15 PM

Active Sitting

As a society that sits more than ever, an active sitting program can help prevent muscle imbalance and tightness that will often lead to low back and neck injury. Learn how to offset your sitting in this one hour seminar.


Exercising with Shoulder Pain

Presented by a physical therapist and orthopedic surgeon, this free event will outline conservative vs. surgical treatment for an array of shoulder injuries, including exercises to avoid further injury.


Core Strength for Women

Whether you’re a young female athlete, postpartum mother, or a woman who has seen their kids grow you face specific challanges to staying healthy. This free wellness event is perfect for women of any age that are looking to build better core strength to improve their daily life.

Wednesday, February 1st 2017 7:00 PM
Tuesday, February 21st 2017 7:15 PM

Dizziness, Vertigo, and Imbalance

Attendees will learn the many factors that can contribute to dizziness, spinning, and poor balance. This seminar will cover the treatment options available to help decrease or even resolve your symptoms.

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Wednesday, February 8th 2017 7:00 PM
Wednesday, March 15th 2017 7:15 PM

Exercising with Knee Pain

This free wellness event is perfect for individuals who are looking to preserve their knee strength, flexibility, and function through exercise and leading an active lifestyle.

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Monday, February 27th 2017 7:00 PM
Watch Online Replay – Tuesday, February 28th
Tuesday, January 24th 2017 7:15 PM

Five Life Changes to Reduce Back Pain

Whether you’re a stay at home parent, spend countless hours behind a computer, or lift, bend, and flex at work, this class is designed for you. Learn everyday changes that you can implement today to prevent back injury.

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Wednesday, March 1st 2017 7:00 PM
Watch Online Replay – March 2nd
Tuesday, February 28th 2017 7:15 PM

The Healthy Neck

This free wellness event is perfect for individuals who suffer from “stiff” or “tight” necks, which may or may not include headaches. If you find yourself constantly rolling your neck to loosen up, look to attend this free event.

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Wednesday, February 22nd 2017 7:00 PM
Wednesday, March 8th 2017 7:15 PM

GolfSmart: The Tee Box Warm Up

Our GolfSmart Program for a one hour discussion on how you can effectively warm up and stretch from the first tee box. The program highlights the benefits of good hip and spine mobility to not only hit the long ball, but to avoid low back injury.

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Wednesday, March 15th 2017 7:00 PM
Tuesday, March 21st 2017 7:15 PM
Watch Online Replay – March 16th