Fitness and Weight Management

People who are overweight or obese have higher risks for a host of health conditions, including diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, and infertility. To help Montgomery County residents who want to lose and maintain a healthy weight, AAHP offers health coaching and fitness instruction.

AAHP's Weight Management Program

AAHP’s weight management program offers individualized weekly coaching sessions, education and tools, and inspiration to help participants lose weight and maintain a healthy weight in order to reduce their risk for chronic disease.

Led by Regina Barnes, a certified life coach, AAHP’s weight management program aims to teach participants how to coach themselves into reaching their health goals and maintaining a healthy weight, day by day and week by week. Over time, participants will build the discipline, knowledge, and motivation to help them maintain their weight consistently for years to come.

Call (240) 777-1833 or email for more information or to be placed on the waiting list.

Health Promotion Class: Zumba


Taught by a trained exercise professional on zoom, AAHP's Zumba classes combine aerobics and dance to add fun and spice to anyone's exercise regimen. Caribbean and Latin music energizes and motivates participants to get moving from the comfort of their own home.

Learn more about AAHP's Health Promotion classes here.

Health Promotion Class: Yoga


Yoga can help manage stress, improve flexibility, and improve overall health. Taught by Dr. Kelsey Ball, a phycologist and yoga professional, AAHP's yoga classes aim to help participants put into practice mind-body exercises that benefit both physical and mental health. Participants will perform guided yoga poses and discuss wellness techniques.

Learn more about AAHP's Health Promotion classes here.

The African American Health Program is funded and administered by the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services and implemented by McFarland & Associates, Inc.
1401 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852
(240) 777-1833
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