Shapedown classes at Via Christi Clinic

Via Christi Clinic
9211 E. 21st St. N.
Wichita, KS 67206

For SHAPEDOWN information or to register:


SHAPEDOWN® classes are for families with overweight children. Class instructors include board certified pediatrician Dr. Elaine Harrington, physician assistant Karen Blackburn, and dietitian Sheryll Clarke. SHAPEDOWN is the nation's leading weight management program for children and teens.

Areas of emphasis include:

  • Nutrition
  • Exercise
  • Stress Management
  • Family Communication
  • Self-esteem
  • Healthy Weight Loss

SHAPEDOWN's two-hour classes are held one night a week for 8 weeks. Classes are available for ages 8 to 16. Parental involvement is essential.

Cost includes classes and parent/child materials.

For a comprehensive brochure or to register for the class, call 316-609-4448 or email

A comprehensive SHAPEDOWN pre-assessment will be scheduled the week before class begins.  A pre-assessment physical will be submitted to your insurance company for payment. Please note this service may not be covered by all insurances.





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