Wellness House Holiday Hours:
July 1 and July 2 – Wellness House is open 8:30 – 5:00 p.m. with no programs available
July 3, 4 and 5 – Wellness House is closed

No programs, including all Exercise classes 7/1-7/6
Saturday 7/6 Open Gym only 7:30am-12:00pm
Monday 7/8 Mat and Chair Yoga, Tai Chi, Qi Gong, Pilates and Nia resume
7/8-7/12 No committed/registration exercise classes
Extended Open Gym week of 7/8:

Monday 7/8 7:30am-7:00pm
Tuesday 7/9 7:30am-5:00pm
Wednesday 7/10 7:30am-12:00pm and 3:30pm-5:30pm
Thursday 7/11 7:30am-4:00pm
Friday 7/12 7:30am-10:30am
All committed/registration classes resume with normal schedule Saturday 7/13

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Call 630.323.5150

Maigenete Mengesha, Ph.D.

Senior Oncology Support Counselor

In her role as Senior Oncology Support Counselor, Maigenete facilitates numerous oncology psychosocial support programs. Maigenete joined the Wellness House team in 2014 and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology, Masters of Arts degree, and a Doctorate of Philosophy in Counseling Psychology, all from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is a member of the American Psychosocial Oncology Society. Maigenete continues to be impressed by the ripple effect of positivity that unfolds when people come together in the support groups at Wellness House; she also finds great reward in encountering the resiliency of the human spirit during what often can be traumatic times in many participants’ lives. Maigenete’s interests include watching documentaries and reading biographies.