Wellness & Nutrition

Community Healthcare Network believes that exercising regularly and eating healthy can help you avoid and treat serious health problems. We offer a wide range of wellness and nutrition services at all our centers. Improve your health today!

Interested in getting daily food and wellness tips to maintain a health lifestyle? Text BWell to 877-877.


Wellness services at
CHN keep your mind
and body healthy.

Our services focus on lowering stress, increasing movement, and improving overall health. All wellness services are free or low-cost.

Our free wellness services

  • Yoga
  • Meditation
  • Reiki
  • Qigong
  • Sound Meditation
  • Zumba
  • Wellness Workshops

Our low-cost wellness services

  • Acupuncture

Check our wellness calendar for class dates and times.

Wellness Calendar

Services are
located at:

To sign up call (212) 432-8494 or email wellness@chnnyc.org

Wellness Blog

By CHN Nutritionist: Karin Arias, RDN, CDN Ginger is one of the healthiest and most delicious spices around. Its flavor can be described as hot and zesty yet sweet and warm. It is packed with many nutrients that are important to...

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that’s related to the change in the seasons. Many people start to have symptoms of SAD in the late Fall when there is less sunlight and the days are shorter. Symptoms...

By CHN Nutritionist: Rachel Larkey, RD, CDN, CLC This year, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has changed the label that you see on the back of food packages. This label can help you find out what is in your food....

  It’s that time again! Cold and flu season is here. It’s important to do things to prevent catching a cold or even worse, the flu! The flu and colds usually spread from person to person when we sneeze, cough, or...

  Healthy holiday eating tips: By Alex Brown, Nutrition Intern 1) Eat in moderation. Take a few moments to decide what you would enjoy eating the most and put a little bit of each on your plate. 2) Eat slowly. Wait a few...

Relaxing at the end of your day and getting a good night’s sleep are important for both your body and your mind. While you sleep, your body works to repair blood vessels, support your immune system, and help your memory...

By CHN Nutritionist May Lemon, RDN, CDN, IBCLC Sleep is important for your health and well-being.  It helps regulate (control) your weight, memories, and hormones. A well-rested body helps your mood, productivity, and your overall health. Practice good sleep habits: Limit...

  It can be hard to stay on top of your health goals. It’s easier to reach for comfort foods or a few glasses of wine. When we eat junk food our brain makes a happy hormone, which makes us want...

How to Help Back Pain By CHN Wellness Manager, Jenna Taubin Sedentary behavior is the time you spend sitting. Too much sitting has been shown to lead to obesity, heart disease, and other chronic diseases. Sitting can also be really hard on...


CHN believes that healthy
eating and exercise can
help you to prevent or treat
health problems.

We believe healthy eating can help prevent or treat health problems. Our expert team of nutritionists are here to help and can create custom eating plans for our patients.

CHN Nutritionists:

  • Help you make realistic, small changes in your diet. We won’t push a strict diet or exercise plan!
  • Will help you learn how to eat better on a budget
  • Will give you tips on how to make healthier food choices at the stores where you already shop

Interested in setting up a nutrition workshop?

Contact us to learn more!

Looking for healthy eating tips?

Check out CHN’s Facebook page!

CHN offers free or low-cost
nutrition counseling for:

  • General health and wellness
  • Women’s health
  • Men’s health
  • Children’s health
  • HIV
  • Diabetes (high blood sugar)
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Managing your weight
  • Integrative nutrition (eating for a healthy mind and body)

View and download our free cookbook:

“CHN Eats,” brings you the best in today’s healthy eating. This cookbook is full of simple and fun recipes for all diets and across many cultures.