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10.27.2021 7:30 am - 5:30 pm

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10.28.2021 7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Heather Hemming, B.S., ACSM-EP-C & CIFT

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Heather Hemming is the Health Education Supervisor and the Project Coordinator of the Good Health and Wellness in Indian Country and Tribal Practices and Wellness in Indian Country grants with the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians.  Heather holds a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science and Kinesiology from Lake Superior State University. She is also an American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Certified Exercise Physiologist and Inclusive Fitness Trainer, a Certified Lifestyle Coach and she is highly skilled in facilitating community coalitions.  Heather is currently finishing her Masters in Health Administration from Louisiana State University – Shreveport.

 

Heather, who is a Sault Tribe member and long-time tribal employee, is the PA Referral Program's lead developer.  She says the program's intentions are to promote prevention, self-management, and treatment efforts among tribal members diagnosed with diabetes, hypertension, obesity and other chronic diseases. With more culturally appropriate programs like this, Heather would like to see the CHE team continue to work as a cohesive unit to provide the best services to Sault Tribe members.  

 

In her spare time, Heather enjoys running, playing sports, hiking, kayaking, and taking her dog Sadie for walks.  


Services provided by Heather Hemming, B.S., ACSM-EP-C & CIFT:

Fitness Center
The Sault Tribal Health Program promotes an active, healthy lifestyle and believes regular exercise is essential to good health. The Big Bear Fitness Center is located on the second floor between the two ice arenas and is surrounded by a 0.1 mile walking track. The indoor track surrounds the fitness center and is available for use during Big Bear hours of operation.

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Health Education
Located in the Sault Tribe’s Community Health Department, Sault Tribe’s Health Education Services develop and implement effective health promotion and chronic disease prevention programs in order to increase the health of individuals, families, and communities across the Sault Tribe seven county service area. Health education staff focus on promoting, maintaining, and restoring the health of our community members.

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