Healthy for Life
The FORWARD Coalition of DuPage County empowers community leaders to create sustainable policy, system, and environmental changes to improve healthy eating and active living opportunities for residents. Bensenville is one of FORWARD’s many targeted communities to reduce obesity rates and prevent the chronic diseases associated with obesity.
Lou Ann Chvatal, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Exercise Physiologist and Certified Personal Trainer, is an active member of the FORWARD Coalition and is making strides to bring Healthy for Life, Classes for Families to Bensenville Park District.
Eat Well, Live Well
Looking for a dietitian who can prescribe a healthy diet for you? If you are age 14 or older, you can work one-on-one with a registered dietitian for your customized meal plan, menus, and tips on how to eat out the healthier way. Sign up for a 1/2 hour, an hour, or purchase a package of six, 1/2 hours or 1 hour sessions. No appointments will be taken for September 3, November 22, December 24 and December 25.
1-30min session 9/1-12/30 M-Su 8A-7P $30 612101-01
1-60min session 9/1-12/30 M-Su 8A-7P $45 612101-02
6-30min sessions 9/1-12/30 M-Su 8A-7P $150 612101-03
6-60min sessions 9/1-12/30 M-Su 8A-7P $225 612101-04
Location: DGLC Instructor: Lou Ann Chvatal
The entire family will have fun with yoga. Discover what yoga poses and nature have in common; some poses are named after animals. Learn how to use your “yoga breath” to make better posture and stronger bodies. The fee applies to a child and the parent/care-giver who must participate in the class with the child. Fee for extra sibling(s) is $5 for resident, $8 for non-resident. Unlimited class passes and punch cards cannot be used for these classes. Minimum class sizes apply; make sure to register early.
Ages 8+ 9/6-10/11 Th 6:30-7:15P $35/$45 612051-01
Ages 8+ 10/18-11/15 Th 6:30-7:15P $30/$40 612051-02
Ages 8+ 11/29-12/20 Th 6:30-7:15P $25/$35 612051-03
Location: DGLC, TBD Instructor: Marki Vernerova
Healthy Eating Tips for Families
Families can work with a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist to crack the code on what healthy looks like. This class covers healthy eating basics with family friendly menus and snack ideas. Unlimited class passes and punch cards cannot be used for these classes. Minimum class sizes apply: make sure to register early.
Ages 8-13 9/19 W 6-7P $5/$8 612100-01
Ages 14+ 9/19 W 6-7P $10/$15 612100-02
Location: DGLC, Sycamore Room Instructor: Lou Ann Chvatal