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Class listings and groups

Unless specified, all classes are held at Kaiser Permanente locations and require pre-registration. Fees may vary and are determined by your health plan coverage.

Please call the number listed with each program for specific date, time, location, registration, and fee information.

Note: All programs are subject to change and only those who are pre-registered will be notified of any changes.

Click on a topic area below to open a new window with program information

 

Alcohol, Drugs & Recovery

Find the strength to help yourself or someone you love. Outpatient substance abuse services are available for adults, adolescents, and their families.  Here are some of the programs and classes that are offered in the Union City, Fremont, Hayward area:

  • Spouse and Significant other groups

  • Chemical Dependency Recovery

  • Adult and Adolescent Chemical Dependency Programs

  • Self-Help Groups

  • LifeRing

  • Al-Anon

 

Follow the link for more details.

 

Cancer programs

Here are some of the cancer programs that are offered here at Kaiser Permanente:

  • Breast Cancer Care Coordinator

  • Breast Cancer Support Group

  • Cancer support group

  • Look Good, Feel Better

  • Cancer Support Community

  • Prostate Cancer Lecture Series

 

Please follow the link for more information, including registration, dates and locations.

Child, Teen and Parenting

Here are some of the child, teen and parenting programs that are offered here at Kaiser Permanente:

  • ADHD Parent Support and Education Group

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Resources

  • Child Life Programs

  • Happy First Birthday!

  • Help me communicate

  • Hula Dance

  • Jumpers

  • Mommy and Me

  • Move, Dance, Play Group

  • New Moms Support Group

  • Nourished Family

  • Nutrition to Thrive

  • Temperament Program for Children (6 months to 12 years)

  • Zumba for Kids

 

 

Please follow the link for more information, including registration, dates and locations.

Chronic conditions

Here are some of the programs and classes that we offer that deal with chronic conditions:

Asthma & COPD Resoureces

Blood Pressure Screening

Take Control: Cholesterol and Blood Pressure

Complex chronic conditions case management program

Healthier Living: Managing Ongoing Health Conditions

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Overview

Living better with heart failure

Mulitfit Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

Mended Hearts, Inc.

Phase: Preventing heart attacks and strokes everyday

Managing your headaches

Pain managment program

Parkinson's and the art of Moving

 

 

Please follow the link for more information.

  

Diabetes

These are the classes offered in the Diabetes program

  • Prediabetes

  • Diabetes Basics

  • Diabetes Basics (Chinese)

  • Insulin Pump Support Group

  • Insulin for Diabetes Video Series

  • Living Well with Diabetes

  • Living Well with Diabetes (Teleconference class)

  • Diabetes Nutrition

  • Home Blood Glucose Monitoring Workshop

  • Insulin Administration

  • Diabetes Counseling and Education

Please follow the link for more detailed information.

 

Emotional health and well-being

These are the classes offered in the Emotional Health & Wellbeing program

  • Understanding Anxiety Series

  • Assertiveness and Communication Skills

  • Couples Communication Series

  • Improving Your Sleep Series

  • Managing Anger Series

  • Managing Depression Series

  • Pathways to Stress Reduction Overview

  • Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

  • Stress RX: Mind Body Wellness

 

Please follow the link for more detailed information.

 

 

Fitness & Flexibility

 

Your path to good health may take you many places—your doctor’s office, a fitness class, a health food store, maybe even a bike trail near your home. Ultimately the path leads to a healthier, happier you.  Try one or more of the "Be Active! fitness resourcesPDF  File size: 73 KB" in our local area.

 

 

Online Health Coach: Let's get physical

Become more physically active and find the movitation and tools needed to make lasting health changes. You'll receive short video coaching sessions via email, along with tips and support materials to help you stay on track.  Find this feature at kpdoc.org/healthcoachKaiser Permanente is not responsible for the content or policies of external Internet sites.

 

 
Quick Start Spine Program

Feel better and gain control over your back pain. You will learn ways to sit, stand, and move that can get you back to your daily activities more quickly. Learn the habits that will help keep your back in action now and throughout your life. Members only.
Location: Fremont Medical Center and Union City Medical Offices
Dates/times: Call for dates and times
Fee: No fee
Registration: Call (510) 248-3455 Fremont; (510) 784-4531 Hayward/Union City.

 

 
Online! Every Body Walk

Walking is pure magic. It can make you happier and healthier, almost anyone can do it, and it’s practically free—all  you need is a good pair of walking shoes. Just visit everybodywalk.org for news and resources on walking, health information, walking maps, information on how to find a walking group, and a place to read about and share stories on walking. Get up and get moving! Oper to the community.

 

 
Online! Managing Your Back Pain

Managing Your Back Pain is an online program that helps you reduce your back pain and return to your normal activities.  This program demonstrates exercises to strengthen your back as well as posittions that reduce stress on your back.  It also provides tips to help you prevent future flare-ups.  Find this feature through your doctor's home page at kpdoc.org/backpainprogramKaiser Permanente is not responsible for the content or policies of external Internet sites.


 

Qi Gong: Introduction

Qi gong is a gentle awareness and movement practice used to increase energy and balance your mind, body, and spirit. It’s been shown to help relieve chronic pain, high blood pressure, and stress. This introduction is appropriate for adults of all ages and fitness levels. Open to the community. 
Location: Fremont Medical Center and Union City Medical Offices
Dates/times: Wednesday or Thursday evening; call for dates and times  
Fee: $8 members; $10 nonmembers
Registration: Call (510) 248-3455 Fremont; (510) 784-4531Hayward/Union City.

 

  

Qi Gong: Level 1 and Level 2

Learn warm-up exercises, acupressure massage, and meditation for health and well-being. Appropriate for adults of all ages and fitness levels. In Level 1, you will learn the first set of Dayan Qi gong movements (the first 34 of 64 movements). In Level 2, you will learn movements 35-64, review the first set, and develop your skill with the entire form. Open to the community. 
Location: Fremont Medical Center and Union City Medical Offices
Dates/times: Eight sessions for each level;Wednesday or Thursday evenings; call for dates and times  
Fee: $64 members; $80 nonmembers
Registration: Call (510) 248-3455 Fremont; (510) 784-4531Hayward/Union City.


  

Yoga: Beginner

Relax your mind and body, gain flexibility, and increase your strength with our basic yoga course. This class is for adults who are new to yoga or who still consider themselves beginners. If you have limited mobility or a chronic condition, consider our Gentle Yoga class instead. Bring a yoga mat. Open to the community
Location: Fremont Medical Center and Union City Medical Offices
Dates/Time: Six sessions; Saturday mornings and Tuesday and Wednesday evenings
Fee: $50 members; $60 nonmembers
Registration:(510) 248-3455 Fremont; (510) 784-4531 Hayward/Union City

 

 

Yoga: Gentle

If you have a chronic condition, limited mobility, or are simply less flexible than you were, this gentler approach to yoga may be right for you. This class is a good fit for many older adults and people with limitations. Bring a yoga mat. Adults only. Open to the community.
Locations: Union City Medical Offices 
Dates/times: Four sessions; Wednesday, 4:15-5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10:30–11:45 a.m.
Fee: $35 members; $45 nonmembers
Registration:(510) 248-3455 Fremont; (510) 784-4531 Hayward/Union City

 

 

 

Gentle Movement for Active Aging: Level 1 and Level 2

Exercise your body, your outlook, and your brain!  This class focuses on building strength, and coordination while improving your balance to help prevent  falls.  Learn fun ways to keep moving with plenty of one
on one attention.
Level 1 is for those with limited mobility or with chronic conditions that affect strength and balance. Also for those who want to ease slowly into a gently exercise program.
Level 2 is appropriate for those ho have basic strength and balance, and want a more advanced gentle exercise program.Adults only. Open to the community.
Locations: Union City Medical Offices
Dates/times: Ongoing Wednesday, mornings.
Fee: No Fee
Registration:(510) 248-3455 Fremont; (510) 784-4531 Hayward/Union City

  
East Bay Regional Parks and Trails

East Bay Regional Park District offers an annual Trails Challenge, which is a self-paced program open to people of all ages and abilities. It invites you to explore and enjoy the parks and open space areas throughout the East Bay. Visit ebparks.org for more information.

  

If you need more information or would like to register for a class please contact one of our Health Education Centers:

Fremont 510-248-3455

Hayward & Union City 510-784-4531
 
  

Heart Programs

We offer a wealth of information and strategies for postivite lifestyle change to help you live well and thrive. Please follow the link for more detailed information about our courses.

HIV & AIDS Education

These are the classes offered in the HIV & AIDS program
  • HIV Education and Counseling Clinic

  • HIV Testing

Please follow the link for more detailed information.

 

Men's Health

These are the classes offered in the Men's Health program

  • Prostate Cancer Education and Support Group

  • Vasectomy Preparation Overview

 

Please follow the link for more detailed information

Pregnancy and New baby

These are the classes offered in the Pregnancy & New Baby program

  • Early Pregnancy

  • Mid-Pregnancy

  • Late Pregnancy

  • Newborn Care

  • Preparing for Childbirth

  • Breastfeeding

  • Pain Medications and Cesarean Delivery

  • Labor and Delivery Unit Tour

  • La Leche League

  • Mommy and Me

  • Prenatal Yoga

  • New Moms' Support Group

 

Please follow the link for more detailed information.

 

Senior Health

These are the classes offered in the Senior Health program

  • AARP Mature Driving Workshop

  • Alzheimer's and Other Dementias: Support and education group for  caregivers.

  • Gentle Movement for Active Aging: Level 1 and Level 2

  • Fall Prevention Self-Help

  • Hearing Services

  • Healthy Aging Series

  • Safety, Balance, and Fall Prevention 

Please follow the link for more detailed information about the programs above.


 

Smoking and Tobacco Cessation

These are the classes offered in the Smoking & Tobacco Cessation program

  • Quit Tobacco Services

  • Freedom from Tobacco Series

  • Quit Tobacco Workshop

Please follow the link for more detailed information about the programs listed above

 

Spanish programs/Clases en Español

These are the classes offered in the Spanish programs

  • Prueba del VIHS/SIDA

  • Anticoncepción de emergencia

  • Cursos sobre comienzos saludables

  • Primera cita en grupo

  • Cita prenatal de la mitad del embarazo

  • Cita prenatal de la mitad del avanzado

  • Cita sobre el cuidado del recien nacido

  • Clases para padres y ninos menores de cinco anos

  • Aprender ser padres positivos

  • Como comprender el asma de su nino

  • Clases para padres de ninos con Trastorno de Deficit de Atencion y/o Hiperactividad

  • Feliz primer cumpleanos

  • KP KIDS: Ninos en forma excelente

  • Informacion basica sobre como reducir el estres

  • Servicios de salud mental

  • Informacion basica sobre la depresion

  • Diabetes: lo basico

  • Vida con espreranza con cancer de seno

  • Materiales impresos y en video

 
Please follow the link for more detailed information about the programs listed

 

Support groups

These are the classes offered in the Support Groups program

  • Alzheimer's Support Group for Caregivers

  • CHADD: Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD)

  • Diabetes Community Resources

  • Hepatitis C Support Group

  • Mended Hearts

  • Multiple Sclerosis Support Group

  • Ash Kickers: Smoking Cessation Aftercare Support Group

  • Scleroderma Support Group

  • Stroke Education and Support Group

  • Prostate education and support group

Please follow the link for more detailed information about the programs listed above

 

 

Surgery preparation

These are the classes offered in the Surgery Preparation program

  • Total Hip Replacement Pre-Surgery

  • Knee Replacement Pre-Surgery

  • Preparing for Successful Surgery

Please follow the link for more detailed information about the programs listed above

Weight and Nutrition

These are the classes offered in the Weight and Nutrition program

  • Nutrition Special Needs Couseling

  • Cultivating Health Kits

  • Nutrition Advice Line

  • Managing Your Weight

  • Healthy Lifestyles and Weight Management Program

  • Medical Weight Management Program

  • Weight Loss Surgery Overview

  • Overeaters Anonymous

  • Weight Watchers


Please follow the link for more detailed information about the programs listed above

 

Women's Health

These are the classes offered in the Women's Health program

  • Midlife and Menopause

  • Overcoming Incontinence for Women

Please follow the link for more detailed information about the programs listed above

 

Southern Alameda County

Fremont, Hayward, San Leandro and Union City