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Programs

Welcome to the Wellness Challenge!

The Wellness Challenge is about feeling your best. It's about getting rid of what drags you down and replacing it with what brings energy to your life: a plant-based diet, regular exercise, and mindfulness. We will help you to create a healthy body and lifestyle through lectures, discussions, interactive exercises, cooking demos, food samples, and more.


Medically Approved and Amazingly Effective

During this 6-week program our trained facilitators will help you to:

  • Lose weight safely, effectively, and permanently
  • Significantly reduce your cholesterol, blood sugar, and blood pressure and your need for prescription drugs
  • Reduce your risk of chronic disease, including heart disease, cancer, and diabetes
  • Learn which foods add to your health and which subtract from it
  • Develop a simple but invigorating exercise program that will add life to your years
  • Embrace the Wellness Challenge philosophy: Progress, not perfection

Cost & Requirements

You'll need to have blood work done (lipid panel and A1c) before beginning the program and again during week six. If you've had these tests within the last month, they can be used as the beginning tests. Some doctors will want to see you in their office before writing either or both prescriptions or before releasing the results to you or to us. Please ask about your doctor's policy ahead of time so you are able to submit your lab results on time. You will need to fast for these blood tests, so getting to the lab first thing in the morning seems most practical.

Please fill out and fax the registration forms to our office by January 9th. It may take some time to get your doctor's consent and the blood work results, so get on it right away.

The $150 materials fee includes The Wellness Challenge Guidebook, Wellness Challenge Survival Guide for Beginners, food for demonstrations and tastings, and other supplies. Sorry, no refunds.

Questions? Give us a call at 329-2590 or email us at info@wfeh.org. We're always happy to help.

Download the 2015 Winter Registration Packet (.pdf)


Schedule

The 2015 Winter Wellness Challenge starts the week of January 19th and ends the week of March 9th. There are seven weekly sessions over the course of six weeks, and we break for school's winter recess. Session one and session six are two hours long. The other five sessions are 1 1/2 hours.

There is a lot of information to talk about, so try not to miss any sessions.

Listed here are the locations. Pick your first and second choice. Be sure to note them on line two of the Participant's Consent form.

In case of inclement weather, information about postponements will be emailed 2 hours before the meeting starts. You may also call our office (329-2590) or visit our Facebook page (Wellness Foundation of East Hampton) for details.

BRIDGEHAMPTON

Wednesdays, 10:30 am
January 21, 28, February 4, 11, 25, March 4, 11
Hampton Library in Bridgehampton
2478 Montauk Highway

EAST HAMPTON

Thursdays, 7:00 pm
January 22, 29, February 5, 12, 26, March 5, 12
Eleanore Whitmore Early Childhood Education Center
(formerly East Hampton Day Care Learning Center)
Gingerbread Lane Extension

HAMPTON BAYS

Tuesdays, 7:00 pm
January 20, 27, February 3, 10, 24, March 3, 10
Hampton Bays Library
52 Ponquogue Avenue

SOUTHAMPTON

Mondays, 7:00 pm
January 19, 26, February 2, 9, 23, March 2, 9
at Southampton Hospital's Ed & Phyllis Davis Wellness Institute
240 Meetinghouse Lane
Note: All of the sessions will meet in Parrish Memorial Hall located on the corner of Herrick Rd. and Lewis St. EXCEPT sessions 3 & 6 (February 2 & March 2) which will meet in the Wellness Institute Classroom located on the 3rd floor of the hospital.


Testimonials

"The program was great. Doing the Challenge with my spouse has brought us closer together!"
— Liz L.

"I feel grateful that you make this information available for me or anyone else who is ready to take control of their health."
— Ann F.

"I'm eating much better, digesting my food easier with such enjoyable food that is so quick to clean up after and I lowered my cholesterol 37 points."
— Walter U.

"It was a great package. I loved the food demos and recipes, the exercise was fun and the information was interesting and inspirational."
— Barbara W.

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