Tag Archives: Heart

Take 5 for Heart Health with Salsa Dancing

All month, Lexington Medical Center has partnered with Midlands businesses to offer free stress relief activities around the Midlands as part of our “Take 5 for Heart Health” campaign. Here are some pictures of a group enjoying a salsa dancing class at Vista Ballroom.

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And, here’s some more video of salsa dancing from Vista Ballroom, showing how the moves look when they all come together. It’s heart-healthy fun!

Chill Out! Learn to Practice Meditation

In Part 2 of LMC cardiac rehabilitation manager John Leech’s segment on WIS-TV this week, he talked about relaxation techniques that can help relieve stress and boost your heart health. Watch the interview below.

Practice mindfulness meditation at Lexington Medical Center’s interactive Heart Hair on Sunday, March 2 from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the Doubletree by Hilton on Bush River Road in Columbia. Learn more by clicking here.

To view Part 1 of John’s interview on how stress impacts the heart, click here.

Chill Out! How Stress Affects Your Heart

Did you know that stress in our lives can lead to the progression of cardiovascular disease? John Leech, LMC cardiac rehabilitation manager, was a guest on WIS-TV this week to talk about it. Here’s what he said in Part 1 of his interview.