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The YMCA and Carolinas HealthCare System - Teaming Up for a Healthier You!

CarolinaHealthcareSystemA Carolinas HealthCare System LiveWELL Health Center is located in each Cannon Y branch and is staffed by a Registered Nurse and a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. Committed to disease prevention, health education and early detection of illness or injury, this team works closely with Y professionals and local physicians to offer clinical wellness services.

Harrisburg, Kannapolis, and West Cabarrus Branches

Alicia Knetsche
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist at 704.403.3050 or

Jane Kelly
Registered Nurse

Path to Wellness

Offered at all branches

Cost: $50

This is a 7-week doctor-referral program to provide guidance, encouragement and education. Participants may experience results such as increased energy, improved management of chronic health conditions and cardiovascular health, weight loss, stress management, as well as overall enhanced quality of life.

Health Screenings

Offered at all branches

Cost: Free

On-site screenings, blood pressure and body fat analysis.

Nutrition Counseling

Offered at all branches

One-hour consultation Cost: $50.00-Y Members & $65.00 Non-Members

Good health begins with good nutrition. Our Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Alicia Knetsche, will help you achieve your nutrition goals whether you want to lose weight, improve sports performance, manage diabetes or prediabetes, have more energy, or just improve your overall wellness. She can help you balance a healthy lifestyle with a practical approach to making better choices. Each nutrition plan is customized to meet the needs of the individual.

Appropriate for health coaching:

  • Weight management
  • Sports nutrition
  • Pre-diabetes/diabetes
  • Chronic disease-nutrition-focused counseling