Lakeshore Technical College - Wellness Center

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LTC Wellness Center

LTC's Biggest Loser Challenge   LTC Health Fair

Join LTC staff & students for this fun, team wellness challenge.

Each team will consist of 4 members, $5 registration per person. All weigh-ins will take place in the College Nurses office on the digital scale.

Week 1 (February 24 – February 28),
Week 5 (March 24 – March 28),
Week 10 (April 28 – May 2),

Team Captains will be responsible to set up weigh in date & time for their team, during the nurse’s hours.
All team members must participate in weigh-ins to be eligible for prizes. If you are unable to make the weigh-in with your team you will need to contact the school nurse to make arrangements.

Cash prizes will be awarded at the end of the challenge to the teams that lose the greatest percentage of weight. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 teams with the greatest percentage of weight loss. Prizes will depend on amount of teams competing.

Starts February 24, 2014 and ends May 2, 2014.

We strive to be a healthier college, one person at a time!

Sponsored by College Health Services


Tuesday, APRIL 15, 2014 11:00 a.m. TO 1:00 p.m.
Cafeteria/Fireside Area


Activity & Nutrition
Bio Life Plasma Services
Chiropractor on site, questions answered & 1 on 1 consults if interested
Mental Health & Wellness
Natural Skin Care Demonstrations
Podiatrist on site, questions answered & 1 on 1 consults if interested
STD Prevention & Sexual Health
Stretching & Flexibility
DOOR PRIZES for attending!!
Demonstrations and give a-ways!!!
Admission is FREE; please support this event, the organizations and the student groups participating.

Interested in being a presenter, contact the College Nurse.
Sponsored by the College Nurse

Weight Watchers at LTC   Chair Massage Therapy

If we have 15 interested individuals and we will hold a 14 week series, right here at LTC!

Meetings will be held on site for $156.00 (Check or Credit card payment available; three part-payment available). Please let me know if you are interested in joining this series. Date and time will be set once we know we have enough interest.

Please consider joining for your own health; we need 15 to hold the class but more are always welcome.
Thank you for supporting the program- LTC's health improves because of you!

If you are interested, please contact Renee Bruckschen at 693.1111.


Do something for yourself, or give the gift of massage for a co-worker or a student. Get a 10 minute neck, shoulder and back massage.

Please contact the nurse to schedule an appointment.

DATE: Thursday, May 8, 2014-9:00 am to 3:15 pm

PLACE: Health & Human Services Conference Room L-217A

COST: $10.00 for Students and Staff - Collected when appointment made

THERAPIST: Cheryl Gehrke (Certified Massage Therapist)-Currently a therapist at the YMCA in Manitowoc

Please stop in room L-178 to make your appointment and pay before time slots are all scheduled.

Yoga Class   Strong Bones Class

Have you always wanted to try yoga but were too nervous? Does your yoga practice need a little tune up? This is the perfect class for you!

Yoga Basics teaches basic strengthening and toning postures (asanas) put together in a sequence that flows, (vinyasa) while observing your breath. Improve strength, focus, balance, flexibility and relaxation. Each class will provide a basic break down of a typical yoga class and focus on safe alignment and set up into each pose.

This class is great for new yogis as well as experienced.

Class will be taught by Sue Rathsack of Real Yoga, Plymouth and Manitowoc.  Visit or for more information on your instructor.

Class Wednesdays 4:00pm-5:00pm

March 26 –Foundation Conference Room

April 2 –Centennial Hall - East

April 9 – Centennial Hall - East

April 16 -Centennial Hall- East

April 23 – Centennial Hall- East

April 30 - Foundation Conference Room

6 classes: $30

We need 10 participants to run the class, full payment due at time of sign up, or drop in and try it for $6!

See the College Nurse to sign up or for more information.


Join in this fun, strength training program. Each class includes progressive weight training, flexibility, and
balance activities.

Tuesdays & Thursdays, February 4 – May 15, 2014
4pm-5pm in Centennial Hall

14 weeks for $20 or drop in and try a class for $3

Lead by Coleen Allee

If interested, contact the College Nurse, limited to 20 Participants.

Wellness Center   College Health Services

The Wellness Center is an unsupervised exercise center that is open to current students, current staff and family members of staff, LTC retirees, and Village of Cleveland residents, free of charge. The Wellness Center Policy includes guidelines, dress code, and a release of all claims form. Participants need to review and sign forms in the school nurses office and complete an orientation session before use.

Hours of use: Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 10 p.m., Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., & Saturday 7:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Equipment available: Tread Mills, Elliptical Trainers, Exercise Bikes, Climb Max Stair Stepper, Abdominal Crunch Machine, Low Row Machine, Leg Press, Pec/Rear Delt, High Row/Lat Pull-down, Leg Extension/Leg Curl, Shoulder Press, Rotary Torso, Seated Arm Curl, Seated Bench Press, Inner/Outer Thigh, High/Low Pulley, Fitness Tree and Hyper-extension Unit, Free Weights – 1#-50# with bench, Jump Ropes, Yoga Balls, and Floor Mats.

Drinking Water, TV/ VCR & Stereo, Locker Room with showers available.

If you have any questions, please contact Renee Bruckschen at 693.1111.


The college nurse is available for emergency and first-aid care or treatment of minor illness until you can get home or to a physician, blood pressure checks, physical fitness and exercise, TB skin testing, and body fat analysis. A sick room is available if you are not feeling well. We are able to provide Acetaminophen, Aspirin, Ibuprofen, Antacid, Imodium AD, Benadryl, Decongestant, Bacitracin, cough drops, & Hydrocortisone cream. Services are FREE.

For more information: See Renee Bruckschen, College Health Nurse, L-178 or 693.1111