Emanuel’s Day of Dance celebration features free dance classes and free heart-health screenings and education from Emanuel’s top-flight cardiac care team. The event will take place from 10am to 3pm in the hospital’s East Wing.
Day of Dance is an event associated with Spirit of Women that takes place in communities all across the nation, and Emanuel Medical Center wants you to dance it out with the whole family. The young and the young at heart are encouraged to brings friends and family to dance, enjoy good music -and most important, learn easy ways to stay heart-healthy and participate in free cardiac health screenings.
Dance classes taught by Fantazia Dance Production.
Line Dancing 10:30am-10:50am
Lyrical Ballet 11:00am-11:20am
Hip Hop 11:30am-11:50am
Line Dancing 12:30pm-12:50pm
Lyrical Ballet 1:00pm-1:20pm
Hip Hop 1:30pm-1:50pm
In addition to lessons in line dancing, hip hop, salsa-for-one and lyrical ballet, participants can also participate in cardiac health screenings or educational sessions, including:
• Body Mass Index
• Cardiovascular Risk Assessment
• Heart-Healthy Diet
• Smoking Cessation
Participants will also have the opportunity to meet Emanuel’s family practice and cardiac care teams, including the open heart surgical team and the interventional cardiologists who use the Cardiac Cath and Interventional Lab to treat heart attack patients and others.
Heart-Health Seminars (30mins) every hour starting at 10:45am presented by cardiac physicians.
Now in its eighth year, Day of Dance is celebrated nationally by Spirit of Women hospitals; health centers united to improve women’s health and provide education, awareness initiatives, and link women to appropriate physicians, diagnostic and clinical services. Emanuel Medical Center became a Spirit of Women hospital in 2012.
Last year, more than 70,000 women across the nation attended a Day of Dance event and 44,000 received a health screening or assessment.
The event is free, but pre-registration is encouraged. To register online, visit tinyurl.com/danceforheart, or call (209) 669-2300.