Adult Health Programming at SJPHC

Comunidad en Acción

Comunidad en Acción seeks to address the needs of our patients in their goals of weight loss by providing a safe, fun, and culturally appropriate program that encourages group support and emphasizes working with patients at whatever stage of change they are in. Change is hard, but it is not impossible with the right kind of support.

Comunidad en Acción will not only provide Zumba/Salsa instruction, yoga classes, Weight Watchers, and monthly health-related seminars, but will also work with patients who might have extra barriers to attending classes such as transportation and childcare. (Programming requires referral/Se requiere un referido)

Studio Programming/Adults


Would you like to feel more relaxed? Perhaps more flexible? How about stronger? Come join our yoga classes and you will learn how to improve your health and wellbeing.

If you already have experience, you can attend yoga class intermediate.

  • Beginners: Tuesdays, 6-7pm. Free for SJPHC patients; all others $5 per class
  • Intermediate: Thursdays, 6-7:15p. Free for patients. $5 per class
  • Yoga en español: Thursdays, 10-11am. Free for SJPHC patients; all others $5 per class
  • What to bring: Comfortable clothes
  • Contact: 617-983-4226

Zumba & Belly Dance

Zumba is a fitness program inspired by Latin dances. Zumba includes effective body sculpting movements with easy to follow dances moves to lose weight and stay in shape! Dance styles in Zumba classes include Mambo, Merengue, Cha-Cha, Bachata, Reggaeton, Belly Dancing, Salsa and Hip Hop.

No experience in dancing is required, just come ready to have fun.

  • Who: Adolescents and Adults
  • Beginner Zumba: Mondays, 11a-12p
  • Intermediate Zumba: Fridays, 5-6pm
  • Cost: Free!
  • Contact: 617-983-4294
  • Open to the community

Older Adults

Let's move! Seniors in Action

Are you ready to do some exercise? Join us to dance, have fun and workout. Meet older adults who like to have fun just like you. (Programming requires referral/Se requiere un referido)

  • Who: 50 and up
  • When: Mondays, 12-1pm, Tuesdays, 12-1pm & Thursdays, 1-2pm
  • Cost: Free for SJPHC and Brookside Community Health Center patients

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