Just Dance draws crowd of 300 to Franciscan Health Fitness Centers with fitness demonstrations and health checks

Just Dance draws crowd of 300 to Franciscan Health Fitness Centers with fitness demonstrations and health checks
By: Franciscan Health Last Updated: September 23, 2019

Music echoed through Franciscan Health Fitness Centers on Thursday night as some 300 participants worked up a sweat in between health screenings, snacks and shopping at the annual Just Dance fitness event.

Attendees work up a sweat during the Just Dance event on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, at Franciscan Health Fitness Centers in Schererville

The free event sponsored by Franciscan Health and ArcelorMittal emphasized overall wellness and the ways Franciscan Health can be a partner not only in physical health, but overall health, including mental and spiritual. Fitness instructors led dance routines that got the blood pumping and screeners were available to check blood pressure and other factors. The numbers of participants screened included:

  • 73 lung screenings
  • 133 blood glucose screenings
  • 64 skin cancer spot checks
  • 86 body fat analyses
  • 110 balance/fall risk assessments
  • 88 podiatry screenings
  • 125 pulse oximetry screenings
  • 142 bone density screenings
A crowd of participants follows the Zumba routine of instructor Gladys Cook during the Just Dance event on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, at Franciscan Health Fitness Centers in Schererville

Attendees received free gifts, browsed products from several regional vendors, and enjoyed giveaways, refreshments, chair massages, health club tours, spinning demonstrations/classes and a free mirrored photo booth.