Classes, Events & Groups

Gentle Yoga

Date
Time
Location

St. Agnes Hospital Health Resource Center
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Join Lora Vahlsing, certified Hatha Yoga instructor, for a six-week gentle yoga experience that is well-suited for individuals who want a soft, nurturing, slow-paced, well-supported and relaxing practice. Postures may be approached in gradual steps, with time to focus on breathing and repetition so the practice is simple to do and easy to remember.

Preregistration is required.

Class dates include Tuesdays, October 30 to December 18.

Look Good...Feel Better - St. Agnes Hospital

Date
Time
Location

St. Agnes Hospital Health Resource Center
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Guided by volunteer cosmetologists, the Look Good...Feel Better program is designed for female cancer patients and provides instruction on how to use make-up and skincare techniques to overcome the appearance-related effects of chemotherapy and radiation.

Participants will receive a complimentary make-up bag offered through a partnership of the American Cancer Society; the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association Foundation; and the National Cosmetology Association.

Classes and materials are provided free of charge to women in active cancer treatment.

Preregistration for this free program is required by registering on-line, calling Journeys at (920) 926-4960 or the American Cancer Society at (800) 227-2345.

Walk With a Doc - Wednesday afternoon

Date
Time
Location

Forest Mall
835 Johnson Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Agnesian HealthCare and the Fond du Lac Family YMCA are partnering with Walk With a Doc to create a safe, walkable community.

The collaborative mission is to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages, and reverse the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle in order to improve the health and well-being of the country.

Join providers Mondays through Friday between 8 and 9:30 a.m., and Wednesdays from 4 to 5 p.m., to begin your commitment of improved health and well-being.

Step it Up! The Surgeon General of the United States recommends 150 minutes of weekly exercise.

Be a Walk With a Doc member to receive the following benefits:

  • Free to join
  • Receive a t-shirt
  • Prizes awarded quarterly for number of miles walked
  • Monthly provider health talks
  • Topics, dates and times vary
  • Free blood pressure checks
  • Refreshments and light breakfast fare

For more information, call the Health Resource Center at (920) 926-4961, visit agnesian.com/walk-with-a-doc or visit walkwithadoc.org.

*Our providers do their best to be at the Forest Mall at the times indicated. However, due to emergencies or unforeseen circumstance, there might be a time where they are not present.

 

Eating Disorders Support Group

Date
Time
Location

Agnesian HealthCare Sixth Floor Meeting Room
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Agnesian HealthCare's Eating Disorders support group is for adults 18 and older who are struggling with anorexia nervosa, binge eating disorder and/or bulimia nervosa.

Before admission to this group, members are required to see a therapist and/or dietitian regularly, and will be expected to sign a release of information at the first group so the group facilitators and treatment team can remain in contact should a safety issue arise.

Group facilitators have the right to ask individuals to leave or take a break from the group if they become inappropriate (relapse or become too ill that they would be a risk to themselves or other members).

Before admission to this group, members must contact Colleen Hanson, MS, LPC, at (920) 926-4389, or Jacalyn Wendt Coleman, MS, RDN, CD, at (920) 926-4674 to be screened. Members cannot show up to group without being screened by one of the above.

To learn more about this free support group, call Colleen Hanson or Jacalyn Wendt Coleman at the numbers listed above.

Prenatal Yoga

Date
Time
Location

St. Agnes Chapel
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Designed to both nurture and challenge your body, prenatal yoga inspires trust in birthing through meditation, breathing and movement. Expectant mothers will benefit from much-needed relaxation, while strengthening the muscles that support baby during pregnancy adn labor.

Join Lora Vahlsing, certified Hatha Yoga instructor, for a four-week mixed level prenatal yoga class for all levels and any trimester of pregnancy. This is a great opportunity to reconnect with your body's natural wisdom about birth and bond with baby.

Class dates include Mondays, November 5 to 26.

Individuals should bring a yoga mat to each class.

Pre-registration is required.

Enroll in three consecutive months of prenatal yoga classes and receive 10 percent off (savings of $15!). Call (920) 926-4961 for promotional code.

Family Addiction Education Program - Fond du Lac

Date
Time
Location

Agnesian HealthCare
Behavioral Health Services Outpatient Conference Room - Fifth Floor
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Designed for family members, significant others and friends who have someone either active in addiction or early in the recovery process, participants will learn through education and guidance how to reduce confusion and promote healing by identifying how addiction affects families and what family members can do to take better care of themselves.

Class dates include: Tuesdays, November 6 to 27. 

Cost is $40 per person for each four-week program. 

LGBTQ Adult Group

Date
Time
Location

St. Agnes Hospital Health Resource Center
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

LGBTQ Adult is a free, confidential support group for adults 18 and older who identify with the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) community, and/or seeking support surrounding their sexual orientation.

Facilitated by Leann Vice-Reshel, MA, LPC, and Paul Clark, MSE, LPC, Agnesian Health Care Behavioral Health Services, this professional and peer-led group offers support to individuals anywhere in their coming out process, and includes professional education on the following:

  • Coming out
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Gender identity
  • Communication with family and friends
  • Mindfulness
  • Emotion regulation

This group meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

For more information, call Paul Clark, MSE, LPC, at (920) 926-4382 or Leann Vice-Reshel, MA, LPC, at (9920) 926-4428.

Postpartum Depression Group

Date
Time
Location

Agnesian HealthCare Journeys: a health resource center
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Facilitated by Colleen Zietlow, LMFT, Agnesian HealthCare Behavioral Health Services Psychotherapist, Agnesian HealthCare's Postpartum Depression group offers education and support for women who are experiencing or are at risk for postpartum depression.This group is also open to women who are struggling emotionally after childbirth and need to connect with others.

Participants will learn about adjusting to their new role as a parent, bonding with their newborn, expectations vs. reality, boundaries, social support, adjusting to relationship changes, physical demands of the newborn, emotional effects of pregnancy, childbirth and the role of hormones. This group will also give mothers the opportunity to talk, listen and share their experiences with other women experiencing similar feelings.

Mothers are invited to bring their babies to group sessions.

This support group meets the first and third Wednesday of each month from 1 to 2 p.m.

To learn more about this free group, call (920) 926-4960.

Walk With a Doc - Wednesday afternoon

Date
Time
Location

Forest Mall
835 Johnson Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Agnesian HealthCare and the Fond du Lac Family YMCA are partnering with Walk With a Doc to create a safe, walkable community.

The collaborative mission is to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages, and reverse the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle in order to improve the health and well-being of the country.

Join providers Mondays through Friday between 8 and 9:30 a.m., and Wednesdays from 4 to 5 p.m., to begin your commitment of improved health and well-being.

Step it Up! The Surgeon General of the United States recommends 150 minutes of weekly exercise.

Be a Walk With a Doc member to receive the following benefits:

  • Free to join
  • Receive a t-shirt
  • Prizes awarded quarterly for number of miles walked
  • Monthly provider health talks
  • Topics, dates and times vary
  • Free blood pressure checks
  • Refreshments and light breakfast fare

For more information, call the Health Resource Center at (920) 926-4961, visit agnesian.com/walk-with-a-doc or visit walkwithadoc.org.

*Our providers do their best to be at the Forest Mall at the times indicated. However, due to emergencies or unforeseen circumstance, there might be a time where they are not present.

 

Breastfeeding for Moms & Dads

Date
Time
Location

St. Agnes Hospital Health Resource Center
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Agnesian HealthCare's Breastfeeding for Moms & Dads class provides you and your partner with information to begin breastfeeding with confidence and a true sense of security. Topics include the advantages of breastfeeding, techniques, problem prevention, returning to work and the use of breast pumps for the nursing mother. 

Preregistration for this free class is required.

RMC Triathlon

This Ripon Medical Center event combines the rich history of the Green Lake Conference Center, its beautiful grounds and the deepest inland lake in Wisconsin to attract racers from all over the Midwest. The course includes an amazing lake swim, rolling hills on the bike and secluded run course making this triathlon perfect for beginners to veterans.