For individuals who have completed cardiac rehab and are looking to continue to exercise safely and effectively.

Our Cardiac Maintenance Program offers a safe, effective exercise program designed to progress you to the next level from a rehabilitation setting to more functional levels of physical activity. The group meets for one hour, three times per week for 8 weeks. We measure and record your blood pressure, heart rate, and oxygen saturation before and after every session, and perform an EKG monthly to monitor and track your progress.

Program Components

  • Personalized exercise program
  • Daily measuring and recording of your blood pressure,  heart rate and oxygen saturation
  • Monthly EKG monitoring
  • A functional assessment conducted before and after  every two month period to track your functional progress
  • Supervision and expertise of our Exercise Physiologists
  • Take home exercise routine designed specifically for you!

Program Outcomes

  • Flexibility
  • Muscle strength
  • Endurance
  • Enhanced ability to carry out daily activities
  • Improved quality of life
  • Increased self confidence
  • Increased knowledge of exercise modalities

Please see below for our class schedule!

  •  Meet Your Team

    Tara Steadman, Wellness Center Coordinator

    Tara Steadman has her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology from William Paterson University where she worked an internship in cardiopulmonary rehab in a hospital setting and competed on her NCAA college swim team. After graduating, she got a job as an exercise physiologist and program coordinator at a fitness and wellness center where she worked for 5 years. During her time, she specialized in and facilitated programs for: patients with Parkinson’s disease, chronic low back pain and Cardiac Rehab Phase III. Tara is currently enrolled in graduate school at Rutgers to attain her master’s degree in Health Administration. In her spare time she likes to read, get active outdoors, and spend time with her family. Tara is excited to bring her knowledge, experience and enthusiasm to CMI to innovate and facilitate new ways to help people through new programs, resources and tools.