Group education workshops designed to teach ways to manage weight and adopt healthy lifestyle changes.
Classes are appropriate for individuals 17 years and older and are offered at various locations throughout the Edmonton area weekdays, evenings and weekends.The workshops focus on topics such as:
- eating habits and patterns
- emotional eating
- setting goals
For more information on workshops see the Weight Wise Workshop Education Calendar (has workshop descriptions, times, locations, and a class tracking tool). The workshops are not recommended for pregnant women.
In Edmonton, healthcare providers teach the workshops through the Weight Wise Adult Community Program. These workshops may also be offered in your community through Primary Care Networks (PCN) and other Alberta Health Services (AHS) programs. Check with your healthcare provider or PCN to see if they offer Weight Wise Group Education workshops.