Sonoma County Family YMCA

1111 College Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA
(707) 545-9622

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Health and Wellness Programs


A program where you choose what wellness means to you, and we help you get there.

Create and sustain habits that will keep you feeling good into the fall, the new year, and beyond!

There is no time like the present to get on track with your health and well-being.

Individualized goal setting & community support to help you to flourish.

With a small group of 8-10 people, we will focus on components of a healthy lifestyle including: goal setting, movement, nutrition, stress management, and finding balance.

Sample topics include:Heart made up of various fitness icons.

  • Sustainable habit change
  • Planning for challenges
  • Mindful eating
  • SMART-ER goal setting
  • Tracking changes
  • Stress management
  • Problem solving
  • Safe principles of exercise
  • Healty nourishment

Program Dates

Stay tuned for our next 90 Days to Wellness class, offered online beginning August 2020. Please email Nicole Martinovich, Healthy Initiatives Coordinator, with questions about the program or to be informed when the next class begins.
For more information, contact:
Nicole Martinovich, Program Coordinator
(707) 545-9622 ext.3412

See our flyer here.

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 | 2-3:30 p.m.
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Join us to learn about the 10 common warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease and what to watch for in yourself and others.

Call 800.272.3900 to register or for more information.



October 5th - October 30th Monday 6:30 pm - 7:10 pm (discussion) and Friday 4:00 - 4:40 pm (activity)
COST: Y Members: Free
Program Members: $42
Non-Members: $65
Financial assistance available!

See our flyer here!

INFORMATION MEETING: Friday, Oct. 2nd @ 4 pm, on Zoom

Meeting ID: 715 8070 4906
Passcode: 5459622

The Y Lifestyle Lift Program is designed to help you achieve your goals by increasing your awareness of what influences your lifestyle choices and help you make choices that are more aligned with your goals. When it comes to weight management, there isn’t a “one size fits all” strategy. Every body is different. Achieving and maintain your healthy weight is a combination of food choices, environment and physical activity. This program helps participants build skills and daily habits toward weight management. Let’s get started!

Program Nuts and Bolts

  • Meet twice a week for 4 weeks.
  • Mondays, we explore topics such as goal setting, safe exercise principles, diet & eating action plans, and strategic planning
  • Fridays, we have a group exercise class catered just for this group.
  • Program led by Certified Personal Trainer and Health Coach
  • All meetings on Zoom

CONTACT: Nicole Martinovich, Healthy Initiatives Coordinator or 707-545-9622, ext. 3412

Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 | 2-3:30 p.m.
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Join us to learn the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia, the disease stages and risk factors, current research and treatments available to address some symptoms.

Call 800.272.3900 to register or for more information.

Living with Ease through Tapping

Thursday, October 1, 6:00—8:00 pm

See our flyer here!

Join the Zoom meeting here:

Meeting ID: 874 1108 7181
Passcode: 834864

Tapping is a self-healing tool that uses a sequence of light physical “tapping” on external acupressure points, allowing you to return your body and mind to a state of wellness.

In this interactive workshop, you will:

  • learn
  • practice
  • explore

how tapping can be useful for dealing with pain, stress, anxiety, PTSD and more.

YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program

See our Information Meeting flyer here, or our Program Flyer here!

The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program helps adults at risk for type 2 diabetes by taking steps that will improve their overall health and well-being.

Program goals:

  • Reduce body weight by 7%
  • Increase physical activity to 150 minutes per week

Program description:

  • Small group, supportive environment
  • Classroom based program
  • Year-long, evidence-based program, with built in structure and enough flexibility for individual variation
  • Sessions led by trained Lifestyle Coach
For more information and to see if you qualify contact Nicole Martinovich, Healthy Initiatives Coordinator at 707-545-9622 ext 3412, or at


Check in here at our Virtual Hub to see Health & Wellness presentation schedules, as well as Health Coaching options!

Nicole Martinovich is an ACE Certified Health Coach, SCW Certified Lifestyle & Behavior Coach and has completed Core 100 with Robbins-Madanes Training.

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