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Beat the Heat with Free Activities at the Botsford Center for Health Improvement

Novi, Mich. (July 16, 2009)---“Beat the Heat” with the Botsford Center for Health Improvement from Monday, July 20 through Thursday, July 23. The free event includes group fitness classes, personalized attention and use of all fitness equipment, pool access, a summer sale on pro shop items, a “sweet and light” dessert demonstration on Thursday evening and giveaways including smoothies and pedometers. An Ask the Personal Trainer booth* will also be open to answer all fitness, nutrition and training questions from a certified personal trainer and nutrition and lifestyle coach. Personal training packages booked at the booth will receive a 10 percent discount. 
 
The Beat the Heat schedule includes the following activities: 
Monday 
Gentle Aerobics: 8-9a.m., 10-11a.m. and 11a.m.-noon 
Sit and Be Fit: 12:15-1:00p.m. 
Sweet and Low Tai Chi: 1:30-2:30p.m. 
Intermediate Aqua: 5-6 p.m. 
Iron Maidens: 6-6:45p.m. 
 
Tuesday 
Core Conditioning: 6-6:45a.m. 
Gentle Aerobics: 8-9a.m. and 5-6p.m. 
Weight Management Software Demos: 8-11a.m. (Track your caloric intake and expenditure with a great in-home software program that helps determine your daily calorie budget) 
Yoga: 10-11a.m. and 6:30-7:30p.m. 
Balance Basics: 11:15a.m.-12:15p.m. 
*Ask the Personal Trainer: 4-6p.m. 
Aqua Fit: 6-7p.m. 
 
Wednesday 
Gentle Aerobics: 8-9a.m., 10-11a.m. and 11a.m.-noon 
Aqua Fit: 9-10a.m. 
Pilates: 10:30-11:30a.m. 
Weight Management Software Demos: 11a.m.-1p.m. and 4-5p.m. 
Sit and Be Fit: 12:15-1:00p.m. 
Sweet and Low Tai Chi: 1:30-2:30p.m. 
Power Yoga: 6-645p.m. 
Intermediate Aqua: 6:30-7:30p.m. 
Tail Chi: 7-8p.m. 
 
Thursday 
Gentle Aerobics: 8-9a.m. 
*Ask the Personal Trainer: 8-11a.m. 
Yoga: 9:30-10:30a.m. and 6:30-7:30 p.m. 
Stretch and Tone: 11a.m.-noon 
Spinning: 5-5:45p.m. 
Intermediate Aqua: 5-6p.m. 
Fit Ball: 5-6p.m. 
Cardio-Kickboxing: 6-6:45p.m. 
Aqua Fit: 6-7p.m. 
“Sweet and Light” Desserts: 6:30-7:30p.m. (Watch culinary expert, Stacy Sloan, from Mirepoix Cooking School, whip us a delicious fresh fruit crisp. Take home samples and recipes to create your own fruity delight). 
 
More than a health club, The Botsford Center for Health Improvement offers a comprehensive wellness approach integrating fitness, lifestyle and behavior management with medical and clinical practices. To learn more about the Botsford Center for Health Improvement or the Beat the Heat activities, please call (248) 473-3100 or log on to www.botsford.org/bchi.

Beaumont Health is a not-for-profit organization formed by Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare to provide high-quality, efficient, accessible services in a caring environment for southeastern Michigan residents and beyond. As one of Beaumont Health's eight hospitals, Botsford Hospital is a multi-specialty 330-bed hospital and verified trauma center located in Farmington Hills, Michigan. The campus also houses an imaging center, a comprehensive care cancer center and an extensive medical education program---part of Michigan State University's Statewide Campus System. Annually, Botsford cares for about 16,000 inpatients and more than 60,000 emergency and trauma patients with a team of approximately 2,500 employees, 300 volunteers and 600 physicians.

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