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

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 your body, especially your back!...

When you feel hungry, it’s easy to crave unhealthy snacks. But, there are better ways to snack! Try these yummy and healthy choices: Mix plain non-fat Greek yogurt with an herb like parsley or dill. You can use this as a dip for sliced carrots,...

By CHN Nutritionist: Melissa Olson RD, CDN Have you heard of the term “Blue Zones”? These are parts of the world where the most people have lived to age 100, such as in Greece and Okinawa, Japan. Scientists are fascinated with learning the lifestyle secrets from...

  Worrying can happen when you let your mind wander towards nervous or troubling thoughts. Perhaps you have a big speech at work that you’re not ready for? Maybe a family member is sick? If you keep worrying, you may become overwhelmed. This can distract you...

By CHN Nutritionist: Mavis Ren, MPH, RD, CDN The gut microbiome (tiny organisms in our digestive system) has nearly 100 trillion bacteria. It helps to control our weight, fight infection, and helps with sleep and mood. About 70-80% of our immune system is in our digestive...

by AmidaCare Magazine Drinking a nice cold glass of water on a hot day can be so pleasing and refreshing. Water is important for keeping our minds and bodies healthy and balanced. In fact, more than half of our body is made up of water! Water...


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.