Wellness Programs


4 Inspirations Yoga

Silver Sneakers® - All our locations are now part of the network of Healthways SilverSneaker® Fitness Program.
SilverSneakers® is a fun, energizing program that helps older adults take greater control of their health by encouraging physical activity and offering social events.  SilverSneakers® is the leading fitness program designed specifically for older adults.
If you are eligible for Medicare and participate in any of the following Michigan Health plans, you may be eligible to be a SilverSneakers® member at no cost to you:
AARP® Medicare Supplement Insurance Plan
BCBS of Michigan
Blue Care Network
United Healthcare®
Get Moving / Stay Fit -  an independent exercise program offered to everyone and patients who want to workout at our clinics. On the first visit, one of our professional staff will create a fitness program designed to meet your goals.  For past patients, this is a great way to keep up with the Home Exercise program that your therapist designed.  We are here to help if you have questions and progress your program.  You can join anytime. 

Aquatic Get Moving/ Stay Fit - an independent exercise program offered in the pool. On the first visit, one of our professional staff will create a fitness program designed to meet your goals.  For past patients, this is a great way to keep up with the pool exercise program that your therapist designed.  We are here to help if you have questions and progress your program.  You can join anytime.  Call for available times.

Aquatic Exercise Class (WAVES)- Splash your way into shape! A one hour group exercise class in the pool lead by one of our professional staff. Our classes are structured around improving flexibility, strength, weight loss, toning, and balance.   The benefit of exercising in the pool is the buoyancy provided by the water greatly reduces the pain associated with joint stress.  The water helps to decrease swelling and increase circulation, improves range of motion, and provides a resistance necessary to strengthen muscles. 

Aquatic Motor Skills Development: Infants and Toddlers - This  program allows parents to provide emotional and physical support while promoting family bonding, safety awareness, and communication.  Give your child the competence, confidence and skill of aquatic safety.  Our warm water environment (92 degree therapeutic pool) promotes relaxation and comfort in movement with the water and supports sensory and motor development.  Class size is limited to 8 students. Petoskey East Location.  Classes on Tuesday/Thursday mornings from 10:30-11 and Tuesday nights from 6:30-7:00.

 Core Conditioning Classes - A class to help increase your core strength, which allows you to do more things with less effort and in a safer manner.  Our definition of "core" includes the muscles from your bottom ribs and sternum all the way down to your hip bones, on the front, back and sides of your body.  If these muscles are stronger you will be able to deliver more power from your legs to your arms, (putting something up into a cupboard, or pushing a grocery cart, or carrying laundry up or down the stairs).  A stronger core also assists with improving your balance.  Come join the fun! Call for class times.

Dynamic Core/ Core II - Advanced core class.  Push yourself to a new level of strength.  Call for class times. Cheboygan & Indian River Clinics.

Target Ten - Lose 10 pounds in 10 weeks!  A weight loss and fat burning program at a safe and steady rate.  Learn simple nutrition tips as you challenge your body in a heart-pumping-flexibility- building, calorie-burning workout. Class size limited, call the Cheboygan clinic for class times.

Total Body Toning - A cardio circuit training class to boost your overall fitness.  Aerobic and strength training are balanced to reach a total body toning.  Call the Indian River clinic for class times.

 4 Inspirations Yogo -  Join us on Mondays at 5:30 pm and Wednesdays at 5 pm -This class is taught by Yoga instructor Suzy Howard, PT

Boot Camp - a high intensity workout using “old fashioned” techniques that work.  If you want to get back to basics, this is the class for you.  Pull-ups, push-ups, squats, and kettle-bell swings are just a few of the exercises that we utilize.  One of the great things is that no matter what your fitness level, we can scale the workout to a level that everyone gets a great workout.  Push yourself and find out what your potential really is.  Offered each summer in Petoskey.

In-Home Personal Training -  A home based exercise program that is developed by a professional from a NMSMC to implement a personalized Fitness and Strength Training Program.  Your personal trainer will customize a program for you based on 10 physical skills, performance of various physical tasks and working all three energy systems.  Based on your fitness goals, your personal trainer will choose physical activities that will challenge your mind and body.  We will push you to be everything you can be and will celebrate with you as you succeed.

The Sport of Mothering -is an exercise program preparing for childbirth and the demands of mothering much like an athlete would prepare for an event.  Prenatal Exercise classes Mondays and Wednesdays from 5-6 pm. Petoskey East Clinic.

Osteoporosis Class - This class will focus on how to improve good body mechanics to help prevent spinal compression fractures, balance to prevent falls, posture and strengthening exercises.  Many of these exercises are targeted to your everyday activities, (such as getting out of bed, loading the dishwasher, vacuuming.)  Call for more information and class times.

Arthritis Class - Take control! This self help program covers disease-specific information , stress management strategies, medication use, exercise alternatives and copping techniques. Class offered in Cheboygan.  Call for times.

Lymphedema Class - an educational and exercise class on the prevention and management of lymphedema after breast cancer treatment.  Call the Cheboygan clinic for more information.

Empower Cancer Wellness Program - This program is designed to help cancer patients resume an active and healthy lifestyle through fitness, social activity, nutrition, and much more.  The program includes one on one fitness goal setting, exercise and an educational presentation.  Each class will This class is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11 am in our Cheboygan Clinic.  6 weeks $40

Ageless Athlete - A low impact workout for everyone - Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 am $30 for 4 weeks at our Cheboygan Clinic.



Sports Specific

Sports Enhancement                                                      

While winning isn’t everything, let’s face it, it is fun when your team is on the winning side.   Less than three decades ago, most athletes used the off-season as a time for taking a break from their sport with relaxing activities.

Today's athletes are finding the importance of strength and conditioning during the off-seasons, and professional athletes are by no means the only people aware of its benefits. At Sports Medicine Center our goal is not to make you the world's greatest athlete. Our goal is to help you be the best athlete you can be. Athletes of every level will benefit from our unique approach to sports enhancement.

We offer sports specific programs that will enhance all levels of athletes.  Whether you are cyclist, a runner, softball player, kayaker, football player, golfer, or soccer player, we have a program to improve your game and body.  Our sports enhancement programs are designed to improve performance and decrease your potential for injury by concentrating on the areas most susceptible to injury in your sport and/or your body structure. 


Strength & Conditioning Training – The expertise of Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Certified Athletic Trainers, and Certified Personal Trainers, we are the leaders in designing and implementing strength training and conditioning programs for area athletes.  

Pre-season Conditioning Programs – The programs are designed to improve the athlete’s competitive edge by gaining speed, agility, power, balance, and strength while learning techniques to reduce ACL and other sports related injuries.  Programs for soccer, hockey, football, softball & baseball, basketball, track, and tennis players are offered.  The programs are offered individually or as a team. 

Personal Training – One on one customized personal fitness training.  We offer session in our clinics or in your home.

Kayak/Canoe Fitness - An exercise program for people who love to kayak and canoe.  This 6 week class will get you in shape with specific training that will improve your strength and balance.  The class will improve your core strength and endurance so you will be able to go farther with less effort.

Fit for Golf - This program is a golf specific exercise program that will improve your balance, flexibility, strength, and posture.  The program focuses on your posture at address, so you can maintain a "neutral spine", improving your balance so you can return to "impact" at the right position, and improve your flexibility so you will further rotate and hit the ball farther.  

Ski-Fit Classes - A pre-season ski fitness class to increase leg strength , balance as well as core strength.   This challenging class will push your fitness level and endurance to prepare you for the slopes. It will make the first several runs of the season more enjoyable.  If you still love to race down the hill, this class will help you be even better. 

Virtual Snow Training - We are pleased to offer only ski and snowboard simulator in the Midwest.  Training on the simulator is the safest way to learn to ski or snowboard, and improve your skills.   Each training sessions will concentrate on a specific technique from edging to pole placement.

Pre-season Soccer Training - The goals for the camp are to improve your power shot, increase your explosive speed, dribbling agility, fast moves, shielding strength, and core stability. 

Dry-land Hockey Training - Program designed to prepare hockey players for getting on the ice and being more explosive.  The program will target explosive exercises that will improver your legs strength.  

Inside Edge - Women's only hockey pre-season conditioning program.  6 weeks program designed to increase strength, agility, power and speed.  Call the Cheboygan clinic for class times.

SportsMetrics/Plyometric Training - The first and only training program scientifically proven to decrease knee injuries in athletes. It is a six-week jump-training program that meets three times per week and is comprised of a dynamic warm-up, jump/plyometric drills, strength training and flexibility exercises.


360° Fitness Assessments - One of our physical therapists or certified athletic trainers will assess your overall fitness level and your sport-specific performance using video analysis and functional fitness testing.  From the assessment, they will develop a plan and help you set goals for you to improve your fitness and performance.  
Sports Enhancement Assessments- a sports specific evaluation and assessment conducted by one of our ATC’s.  From the evaluation, we will develop a sports specific training program to enhance your skills and fitness level.

"EDGE"Training - We will develop sports specific programs to help the student-athletes be stronger, more flexible, more explosive, more agile, and faster.  We utilize the weight rooms at our local schools, providing professional advice on equipment and on coaching strength training.  Our professionals develop positive relationships with student-athletes to help them reach their potential.  Our training includes strength and power training as well as speed and agility training.  Our athletes dedicate themselves to being the best they can be, and so do we.  We work to provide our athletes with the latest in the field of strength training, to give them every advantage. 

  • Petoskey High School
  • Harbor Springs High School

 Summer Camps:

Peak Performance - A summer program for all student athletes designed to prevent Knee and ankle injuries as well as improve vertical jump, speed, agility, coordination and strength.  Throughout the program athletes will be taught proper posture, form and mechanics of jumping which helps to minimize risk of injury. Pre and post testing are done so the student athletes can see their own individual improvements.  Ckick to print registration form

Peak Olympics - one day of competitive games between PEAK schools!  Petoskey, Harbor Springs, Inland Lakes, Charlevoix, and Cheboygan. 
2008 Peak Olympic winners - Petoskey Northmen
2009 Peak Olympic winners - Cheboygan Chiefs
2010 Peak Olympic winners - Cheboygan Chiefs





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Petoskey & Petoskey East

Our Petoskey clinic is located within the Bay Street Orthopedic building, 4048 Cedar Bluff Drive. 231-347-9300 [map]

Our Petoskey East clinic is located on the corner of Mitchell & Division, 345 N. Division 231-348-7950.[map]

Charlevoix & Cheboygan

Our Charlevoix clinic is located in the Kmart Plaza, at 06510 M-66, 231-547-0380 [map] 

Our Cheboygan clinic is located south of town, 9445 N Straits Hwy, 231-627-7201 [map]

Harbor Springs & Indian River

Our Harbor Springs clinic is located next the Harbor Springs airport, 8452 M-119 Harbor Plaza, 231-348-7002. [map]                                        

Our Indian River clinic is right in the heart of downtown, 3805 South Straits Hwy, 231-238-4880. [map]