Tag: wellness

  • Evidence-Based
  • Sensory Room

    Sensory Room

    Snooezelen Multi-Sensory Environment What is a sensory room?A sensory room is a specially designed room which combines a range of stimuli to help individuals develop and engage their senses. These can include lights, colours, sounds, sensory soft play resources and aromas, all used within a safe environment that allows the person using it to explore and interact…

  • NorthShore Health Centers

    NorthShore Health Centers

    OFFERED BY NORTHSHORE AT THE Y: Portage YMCA & NorthShore Health Centers Join Forces By Shannon Burhans |  December 9, 2021 The Portage Township YMCA and NorthShore Health Centers announce a new 2-year partnership to address critical health and wellness needs in the community. Both non-profit organizations share a purpose and passion for progressively building a healthier community.…

  • Hands-Only CPR

    Hands-Only CPR

    REGISTRATION Available periodically; please check dates offered.

  • Massage Therapy at the Y

    Massage Therapy at the Y

    Everyone can benefit from regular massage, from construction workers and dancers and sports professionals all the way to office execs and teachers and secretaries. People who need massage the most are those of us who tend to get it the least.  Here at the Portage Township YMCA we have a professional medical massage practitioner who accepts appointments…

  • Float Therapy

    Float Therapy

    Floating is the relaxation practice of being buoyant in approximately 10 inches of water in a solution of 1,000 pounds of magnesium sulfate, otherwise known as Epsom Salts. Floats last no more than 60 minutes. The temperature of the water is set to the body’s normal skin temperature.  This practice can be accomplished in a…

  • Nutrition Kitchen

    Nutrition Kitchen

    MENU PROGRAMS The Nutrition Kitchen has a goal of offering simple choices and the programming to help you understand how what you put into your body affects how you feel, perform, and live. The Portage Township YMCA identified a need of their members and the community to fuel their bodies before, during and after workouts.…

  • Styku 3D Body Scan

    Styku 3D Body Scan

    3D Body Scanning What is Styku? Styku is a 3D Body Scanner. With Styku you can view your body shape, track progress, set personalized goals and it is fast and non-invasive, taking only 35 seconds. It extracts waist, hip, thigh, body fat %, and more with medical-grade precision so that you can see fat loss,…

  • CPR AED 1st Aid

    CPR AED 1st Aid

    CPR / AED / First Aid Anyone can learn CPR – and everyone should! Sadly, 70 percent of Americans may feel helpless to act during a cardiac emergency because they either do not know how to administer CPR or their training has significantly lapsed. This alarming statistic could hit close to home, because home is…