Fit for Life kick-off event at the Family Health Center of Harlem

On Saturday March 23rd, the Family Health Center of Harlem held a Fit for Life kick-off event to inform patients and community members about fitness and wellness activities that will begin in April. Dr. Thomas Goforth, event organizer and Medical Director at Harlem will hold group medical visits and lead a walking/jogging group on Saturdays. Certified Diabetes Educator Leticia Aliaga and Diabetes Care Manager Vanessa Rodriguez will offer yoga and Zumba classes tailored to participants’ needs and experience.

The event featured video demonstrations of Zumba, healthy snacks and give-aways such as Institute for Family Health “Healthy Plates Around the World” meal planning tools. The goal of this emphasis on fitness and wellness is to help patients and Harlem community members make positive changes and reach health goals. Exercise groups will meet at the Family Health Center of Harlem. Call (212) 423-4500 for more information.