Baltimore Washington Medical Center is sponsoring Heartbeat for Health on Saturday, February 16, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Severna Park Community Center. This free, informative and fun-filled event will celebrate the benefits of dance and exercise in the prevention of heart disease, while reinforcing community awareness and education about overall health and wellness. Country-line dancing, belly dancing and hip-hop demonstrations will be presented by local dance studios. Exercise demonstrations, including using a stability ball and Zumba, will be offered by area fitness experts. Participants will have an opportunity to try each dance style and exercise.
Free health screenings including cholesterol, bone density, body mass index (BMI), blood pressure and educational displays for cancer and heart health will be offered. Refreshments and promotional items will also be available. Registration is not required.
The Severna Park Community Center is located at 623 Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard in Severna Park. For more information about Heartbeat for Health or for a free calendar of events of free screenings and programs at Baltimore Washington Medical Center, call the medical center’s Marketing and Communications Department at 410-787-4367.