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BodyChangers Classes and Events - June 2015

UPMC BodyChangers offers many classes and events to help you achieve and maintain your weight loss goals.

View our monthly activity calendar (PDF).

Support Groups

​Group ​Date and Location ​Description
​Bariatric (MIS) 
Support Group

Wednesday, July 8
6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

UPMC St. Margaret
Conference Room A. 815 Freeport Road, Pittsburgh PA 15215

"Getting Back on Track Basics"

Please feel free to bring a friend, family member, or loved one who is supporting you on your weight loss journey. No pre-registration is required.


​Mind Over Body Support Group

​Wednesday, July 15
6 to 7 p.m.

Magee Auditorium, Level Zero

​Held in conjunction with Magee’s Bariatric (MIS) support group. This event is free to attend and no pre-registration is required this month only.
​Life After Weight Loss Support Group

​Wednesday, July 29
6 to 7 p.m.

Meet at Schenley Park, Café and Visitor Center.

​Join us for a nature walk! This group, led by nature expert, Adam Haritan, will walk you through the basics of foraging, becoming a part of nature, and living well.

​Special Events

​Outdoor Cycling ​Saturday, July 18
9:30 to 11 a.m.
​This special bicycling event, led by Alysia See, will take you on a low-moderate intensity ride through the Three Rivers Heritage Trail! Participants are welcome to bring their own bikes, but don’t worry, bike rentals are available!! Please note, this event is free to attend but there is a fee for renting bicycles. In the event of severe weather, this event will be canceled and participants will be notified by email. If you are interested in attending or for more details, please RSVP to us at by Friday, July 17. We will be starting the trail promptly at 10 am.


Fitness Classes

​Class ​Date and Location ​Description
​Shape Training

Saturday, July 11
12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 18
12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 25
12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Shape Training Studio
5788 Commerce Street
Pittsburgh ,PA 15206

​Join us at Shape Training Studio for a fitness class that's going to help take you to your best, both physically and mentally. The certified coaches will start with the basics to work on stability, balance, endurance, and incorporate strength and core training as appropriate.

The drop in fee is $15/class or $55/month.

Please register here.
Follow the link and create an account. Once created, click on the "classes" tab and search for BodyChangers as the class. Then, choose the desired date.

For questions, please call 412-996-5016.

​BeneFIT Yoga

​Sunday, July 19
12:15 to 1:30 p.m.

If the sun is shining, meet on Schenley Lawn. If rain is falling, meet at
Magee, CR 2131.

​Join us for an afternoon of yoga! Expert, Sally Sherman will be leading this class for all levels! This class will benefit the BodyChangers mobile application! Convenience, motivation, and time are among the biggest barriers to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Many people don’t have access to healthy options at every point throughout the day, or simply can’t find the time to exercise and eat right. By coming to this class, you can help put healthy living in the palm of your hand! Fee: by donation (cash, checks, or credit cards accepted!)
Finding Your Fit:
Role of Physical Activity and Nutrition in a Healthy Lifestyle

Friday, July 31
6 to 7 p.m.

Magee-Womens    Hospital of UPMC
Conference Room 2131

"What fuels you?"
This session will transition us to discussions about proper nutrition. We will go over physical activity, eating, and hydration.

Bring your sneakers! You might be surprised with some light activity throughout the session.

For questions and class registration, email us at or call 1-855-BODY-CHG.

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