New Heart Center for Wellness, Fitness and Cardiac Rehabilitation was founded in 1973, and has been growing since then to provide outpatient cardiac rehabilitation for those who have had heart problems or heart surgery, and prevention programs for former heart patients as well as the whole community.
New Heart began as a small gathering of cardiac patients in the gymnasium at Jefferson Junior High School in Albuquerque, where the group would meet to walk for exercise. From there, the program grew steadily, and was housed in a variety of locations around Albuquerque over the next few years.
New Heart is now located in a beautiful facility at 601 Lomas Blvd. in the Martineztown neighborhood of Albuquerque, just east of downtown. Blake Chanslor, the local business owner and philanthropist, donated generously so that the new facility could be built, and the New Heart community is extremely grateful to him for his kindness.
Throughout its history, New Heart has helped many people on the road back to health after heart attacks and other life-altering cardiac procedures or events. We are proud and touched to have been a part of so many lives, and to have encountered so many strong hearts and spirits along the way.
New Heart is built on a foundation of hope and optimism. We believe strongly in the power and resilience of the human body and spirit, and our mission is to help you on your road to healthy living. We look at heart health and wellness in a comprehensive way, which includes physical health, mental and emotional health, and social and spiritual connections and their impact on total well being.