Free weight loss classes offered
The Oklahoma City-County Health Department is offering free Total Wellness classes that will help people improve their eating and exercise habits. Classes will meet for one hour each week for 12 weeks. Participants will be encouraged to set goals of losing 5 percent of their body weight and becoming more active. The program teaches the basics of good nutrition, the importance of physical activity and the key steps for successful weight control. Space is limited, and classes are filling up fast. Anyone interested can call 425-4308 or email Total_Wellness@occhd.org. There are multiple class locations and start dates: 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Southern Oaks Library, 6900 S Walker Ave.; 10 a.m. Wednesday at The Village Library, 10307 N Pennsylvania; 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Midwest City Library, 8143 E Reno; 9:30 a.m. May 14 at Metro Technology Centers Business Conference Center, 1900 Springlake Drive; and 5 p.m. May 16 at Ralph Ellison Library, 2000 NE 23.