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Dubuque Community Y to offer healthy steps course

DUBUQUE (KWWL) - The Dubuque Community YMCA is offering two sessions of the Healthy Steps course beginning Tuesday, February 2, 2009.

Healthy Steps is an eight-week program designed to break the barriers that keep people from achieving their health goals. It is a combination lecture and exercise session, designed for the first timer or start/stop exerciser.

"Several Y's in the U.S. have implemented this program and the response and results have been quite extraordinary." said Toby Wisecup, Executive Director of the Dubuque Community Y. "We are pleased to be able to bring this program to Dubuque and hope it is as well received here as it has in other parts of the country."

People who have taken the Healthy Steps course have indicated that they:

Gained a new perspective on physical fitness and emotional health.

Became motivated to take care of themselves physically and emotionally.

Enjoyed the benefits of making changes as part of a group.

Were introduced to a variety of exercises.

Participated in group training with experienced wellness professionals.

Two sessions of the course are being offered:

Session One-

            Tuesday/Thursday: 12:00 Noon - 1:00 P.M.

            Begins: Tuesday, February 2, 2009

            Ends: Thursday, March 26, 2009

Session Two-

            Tuesday: 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.

            Begins: Tuesday, February 2, 2009

            Ends: Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Cost: $60

Information and registration materials are available at the Dubuque Community Y (35 N. Booth St., Dubuque, IA  52001).


Dubuque Community Y: Kevin Hougham, Membership Director, 563-556-3371

Dubuque Community Y: Toby Wisecup, Executive Director, 563-556-3371

Online Executive Producer: Nate Leding

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