East Stroudsburg Health Club Offers the MOST for January Fitness

Monroe County, PA – Pocono Residents and Visitors will find the MOST and BEST Options for Getting Fit this New Year at Pocono Wellness and Sports Center.  Plus – Personal Appointments with Fitness Experts are Included.  With the ONLY Indoor Tennis, Qualified Fitness and Sports Instructors and the Most Complete Facility and Equipment – the is THE PLACE to stay active in the Poconos.  Also offered at the East Stroudsburg Health Club is Indoor Batting Cage, Basketball, Racquetball, Babysiting Services and Massage Therapy.



Tennis for Kids in the Poconos – Ages 4+

East Stroudsburg, PA – Winter 2014 Tennis Instruction for Junior Players starts January 6th at Pocono Wellness & Sports Center.  Professional Instruction is offered by Moe Koregokar, certified tennis instructor.  Children ages 4 and up are welcome to attend, and the programs are open to members and non-members of the facility.  Lessons take place on the beautiful, heated  indoor courts.


Every Day Stress-Busters

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East Stroudsburg, PA – Tips for De-Stressing on a Daily Basis

A little stress may be beneficial, but constantly feeling overwhelmed, frazzled, under pressure can develop into something harmful, including increased risks for diseases and conditions such as heart attack, stroke and cancer.

Here are some quick tips on how to reduce and avoid stress in daily life.

Count to 10 before you speak if you feel angry or frustrated

Set your clock or watch 5-10 minutes ahead to avoid being late

Turn Off your cell phone sometimes – especially in the car;  who or what can’t wait a few minutes?

Close your eyes and take 3 to 5 Deep Breaths if you feel stressed or upset

Walk away from a stressful situation – handle it later

Break down big problems into smaller parts – make one or two phone calls a day rather than 10 at once

Go for a Walk, Play a Sport or Exercise to relieve stress

Just say “I’m sorry” if you made a mistake and feel bad

Drive in the slow lane, slow down – avoid busy traffic roads

Smell a rose, hug a loved one, smile at a neighbor


Pocono Kids Tennis Classes Finalized for Fall 2013

Monroe County, PA -The Fall 2013 Class Schedule for Tennis Instruction for Youth up to age 18 at Pocono Wellness has been finalized and is available on the website at:

Tennis program information – and other club activities and events are also available on FaceBook.


Active = Happy in the Poconos

East Stroudsburg, PA – Keep the Blues Away with Regular Exercise

What’s The BEST type of Exercise for Mental Health?

Aerobic – or Heart Pumping activities are recommended, and include running, biking, playing sports such as tennis, basketball, racquetball – all types of cardiovascular activities are important.  Group class formats are helpful because they also add socialization and may involve dance, cycling, strength training.  Basically, anything that gets people moving instead of sitting will contribute to an improved mood and feeling better.

Feeling Better and Feeling Relaxed are significant positive side effects of workouts and impact mental health.  Once people are feeling good, continuing exercise can also help depression from returning.