Health Forum

Every year the Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA Fine Living Council hosts a series of Health Forums.  All sessions are free to the public and everyone is welcome! Meetings are held at the Horne-Henry Center.

Dates/Times:  First Thursday of the month from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Location:  Horne-Henry Center Board Room

Come to any sessions that interest you!  Everyone is welcome!  No Charge—Y membership is not required  Questions?  Contact Roberto Perez at 752-8658,  ext. 203 or

Thursday, October 3rd, 11am:
Falls Prevention

Jill Stumberg from Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging will lead a workshop on home safety.  Participants will learn how to complete an assessment to make their own homes safe from the potential of falls.

Thursday, November 7th, 11am: Tai Chi

Tai Chi is a graceful form of exercise consisting of slow and intentional movements.  Join Y staff for this class that promotes serenity and stress reduction.

Thursday, December 5th, 11am:
Chair Yoga & Flexibility

Y staff member Heidi Draisey will lead this gentle class which combats stress, improves circulation and enhances flexibility through gentle relaxing poses and stretching techniques.

Thursday, January 2nd, 11am:
Chair Exercise

A certified Y instructor will lead the class through an EnhanceFitness class session.  Participants in this class will learn exercises to increase strength, balance, flexibility and reduce arthritis symptoms.