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Community Events and Classes

Staying Well is Your Best Medicine

Our extensive list of health and wellness classes during the year are designed with you in mind, to help you stay healthy and active, or support you through an illness. It’s part of Christian Hospital’s commitment to providing the community with the resources it needs. 

Hospital Events

Blood Drive
Christian Hospital is teaming up with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive open to the general public. Stop by and give blood to help save lives. Walk-ins are welcome; appointments have priority.

June 12 & September 1
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Christian Hospital
Detrick Building Atrium

Registration: Visit and use the sponsor code christianhospital, or contact Sandy Roy at

Exercise Classes

Call 314.747.WELL (9355) to register

Boot Camp
Are you ready to loose inches and pounds? This boot camp offers fat-burning and strength-training exercises to meet your fitness goals, whether you’re a size 26, 18, 14 or 2. You will gain endurance, strength, flexibility and speed; and learn about health, nutrition and fitness.

Cost $60 for 12 sessions

June 27-August 15
August 17-September 26

Tuesdays & Thursdays
5:15 – 6:15 p.m.

Christian Hospital
Center for Training & Development
Detrick Bldg., 2nd floor
11133 Dunn Rd.

Senior Health And Physical Exercise (SHAPE) is an eight-week exercise program designed specifically for people aged 55 and older. Physician consent required.


June 26-August 18
August 21-October 13

Mondays & Wednesdays
9–10 a.m.

Mondays & Thursdays
1–2 p.m.

Tuesdays & Thursdays
9:30–10:30 a.m.

Graham Medical Center
1150 Graham Rd.
Suite 104

Tai Chi
Resist illness, combat stress and fatigue, and increase flexibility through meditation in motion. Great for people of all ages.

$60 for 12 sessions

July 10-August 21
August 24-October 12

7:45–8:45 a.m.

9–10 a.m.

Northwest HealthCare Entrance A
Community Room (lower level)
1225 Graham Rd.

Practice yoga at your own level as you learn to calm your mind, increase your concentration and enhance your ability to cope with stress.

$60 for 12 sessions

July 7-August 4
August 7-September 11
September 13-October 13

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays
9–10 a.m.

Northwest HealthCare Entrance A
Community Room (lower level)
1225 Graham Rd.

July 5-August 14
August 16-September 27

Mondays & Wednesdays
5:30–6:30 p.m.

Christian Hospital
Center for Training & Development
Classrooms 1 & 2
Detrick Bldg., 2nd floor
11133 Dunn Road

$60 for 12 sessions

Learn to swivel, pivot and shake your way to fitness through the popular Latin dance-inspired craze – Zumba!

$60 for 12 sessions

July 5-August 16
August 21-October 11

Mondays and Wednesdays
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Northwest HealthCare Entrance A
Community Room (lower level)
1225 Graham Road


A Matter of Balance
Presented by Oasis Community Health Facilitators

Almost half of older adults worry about falling. Learn factors that can lead to a fall and practical tips to keep yourself on your feet in this discussion-based program. Improved flexibility and range of motion with stretches and light movements introduced in the third class. Participants receive a workbook to keep.


8 Sessions: Fridays, May 5-Jun 23, 1-3 p.m.
Prairie Commons Branch-SLCLD
915 Utz Ln, Hazelwood, MO 63042

8 sessions: Mondays, Jul 10-Aug 28, 9-11 a.m.
Villa at Riverwood
#1 Pratt Place, Florissant, MO 63031

Better Choice, Better Health-Diabetes
Presented by Oasis Community Health Facilitators 

Living with diabetes can present many challenges, such as knowing how and when to eat, living your life so you can avoid complications, and getting support you want from family and friends. A Better Choices, Better Health-Diabetes® workshop, developed and tested at Stanford University, can help you manage these concerns. Light refreshments included.


8 sessions: Saturdays, Jun 3-Jul 22, 1-3:30 p.m.
Lewis & Clark Branch Library
9909 Lewis and Clark Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63136

8 sessions: Fridays, Aug 4-Sep 22, 1-3:30 p.m.
Northwest HealthCare
1225 Graham Rd, Florissant, MO 63031

Diabetes Yes You CAN Exercise!

Whether you routinely exercise or are contemplating beginning in an exercise program this class has something for you!  Learn about how we adopt healthy behaviors and sustain them by “keeping it fresh”.  Light participation in exercise demonstrations is incorporated in the class.


Tuesday, Aug 15, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

James J Eagan Center
1 James J. Eagan Dr., Florissant, MO 63033

Cancer Care

Look Good, Feel Better

Anyone currently undergoing or just finishing cancer treatment is invited to experience a free makeover from certified cosmetologists that includes demonstrations on the use of wigs, turbans and scarves, nail care and cosmetics use. Complimentary cosmetics and skin care products provided. Sponsored by the American Cancer Society.


Monday, August 14, 2017
Monday, November 13, 2017

10 a.m.–12 p.m.

Christian Hospital
Cancer Resource Center
Building 2, 11125 Dunn Rd.

Registration is required. Call 314.747.WELL (9355) to register.

Mental Health & Support Groups

Center for Senior Renewal

The Center for Senior Renewal, conveniently located on the first floor of the Detrick Building, provides day treatment programs for older adults (over the age of 60) dealing with anxiety, depression, grief, loss and isolation. The center provides a comfortable, home-like atmosphere staffed with compassionate and experienced mental health professionals. For more information, call 314.653.5123.

Christian Hospital Recovery Center

The Christian Hospital Recovery Center provides intensive outpatient mental health and substance abuse treatment for adults. There is also a specialized program for patients with chronic mental illness. The center is conveniently located on the Christian Hospital campus. Call confidentially to 314.953.8100.

Learn more about our mental health programs and outpatient group therapy meetings.

Support Groups

For more information or to learn about all of our support groups, visit the Support Groups page or call 314.747.WELL (9355) or (toll-free) 1.877.747.WELL (9355). All support groups are free.

Health Screenings

Free Lung Function Screening

Call 314.953.6040 for more information or to schedule a screening.

Cost: Free

Christian Hospital Auxiliary

Spotlight on Tuscany

November 9-17, 2017

Price per person: $2,999 double occupancy

Highlights: Sample delectable wines during a wine tasting in the Chianti region, spend time at a cheese factory to taste flavorful pecorino cheese, enjoy regional wines with every included dinner, stay at the famous spa resort town of Montecatini Terme for seven nights, journey to Florence for a tour of the “Cradle of the Italian Renaissance”, stop in the medieval city of Lucca, encircled by 16th-century walls, visit the Academy Gallery and Michelangelo’s famous statue of David, see the Gothic Line, one of the Germans’ last lines of defense during WWII, visit the Museum of Liberation and see WWII fortifications and bunkers and so much more!

Included in price: Round trip air fare from St. Louis, air taxes and fees/ surcharges, hotel transfers, single hotel stay for 7 nights, 10 meals

There will be a presentation for this trip on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016, at 6 p.m. in the Detrick Building Atrium.

Christian Hospital and Northwest HealthCare, members of BJC HealthCare, provide world-class medical care to the communities of North County, Greater St. Louis County and Southern Illinois.

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For more information about our free support groups, call 314.747.WELL.

Find a doctor or make an appointment: 800.392.0936
General Information: 314.653.5000
Christian Hospital
11133 Dunn Road
St. Louis, Missouri 63136

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