Body Synergy – C Synergize your body by combining cardio, strength, tone and stability to condition the entire body. Southside Community Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave. Tuesdays/Thursdays, 9-10 a.m., July 20-Aug. 5. Cost: $27. Call (509) 625-6200. Register with Spokane Parks & Recreation at www.spokaneparks.org.
Baby Care – Course specifically developed to help parents through the first year of parenthood. Hands-on course focuses on the care of infants, diapering, comforting, safety issues, feeding and infant massage. Today and Aug. 17, 6-8 p.m., at St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute, 711 S. Cowley St. Cost is $25/class. Visit www.cherspokane.org to register and for more information.
Holistic Health As We Age – Class teaches you how to take a more holistic approach to preventing illness and improving your health as we age. Today, 10 a.m.-noon, at Southside Senior and Community Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave. Cost is $12. Call (509) 535-0803 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Heartsaver CPR and First Aid – Course covers Adult CPR, Child CPR, AED, and Choking and is perfect for worksites, safety personnel, caregivers, school staff and staff working in a medical setting. July 23, 8 a.m.-noon, at St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute, 711 S. Cowley St. Cost is $45/class. Visit www.cherspokane.org to register and for more information.
Free Sports Physicals – For middle and high school students, July 29 and Aug. 19, noon-4 p.m. Exams done on a first come, first served basis at Coeur d’Alene Pediatrics’ office located in Kootenai Health Park, 1300 E. Mullan Ave., Post Falls. (208) 777-1330.
Mindfulness Meditation Classes – Evening of meditation, dharma talk and discussion with Dori Langevin to calm the mind and open the heart. Held Wednesdays, July 21 and 28, and Aug. 4 and 18. Cost is $10-12 per class. Held at St. Joseph Family Center, 1016 N. Superior St. Call (509) 928-3863 or visit www.mainstream- mindfulness.com for more information.
Can You Hear Me Now? – Free informative question-and-answer session. Wednesday, 1 p.m. at Holy Family Health Education Center, Room 1, 5633 N. Lidgerwood St. Call (509) 482-2372 to preregister and for more information.
Balance and Dizziness Seminar – Thursday, 1 p.m. at Holy Family Health Education Center, Room 1, 5633 N. Lidgerwood St. Cost is free. Call (509) 482-2372 to preregister and for more information.
Heartsaver CPR and First Aid – Course covers adult CPR, child CPR (over age 1), AED and choking. Participants must pass a skills test for certification. Certification is valid for two years. Friday, 8 a.m.-noon, at St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute, 711 S. Cowley St. Cost is $45. Visit www.cherspokane.org to register and for more information.
Food for Awakening Holistic Cooking and Nutrition Series – Creative Cooking For You: Thursday, 4-5:30 p.m. Learn how to creatively design tasty and diverse meals that are balancing for your mind/body constitution and will help you achieve your health goals. SOULful Foods: July 29, 4-5:30 p.m. A discussion of the ‘quality’ of foods – particularly the importance of eating seasonal, organic, unadulterated and local foods. Food and the Mind and Spirit: Aug. 5, 4-5:30 p.m. An exploration of the effects of eating patterns and specific foods on the mind and spirit. Enlighten Your ‘Digestive Fire’: Aug. 12, 4-5:30 p.m. Tips for cultivating a healthy digestive system and minimizing toxins in the body. Series is offered by Erin Hannum through the Spokane Yoga Shala, 505 E. 24th Ave. Preregistration is required. Visit www.savortheelements.com to register and for more information.
Quit and Win Tobacco Group – July 28, in Sacred Heart Medical Center’s Providence Auditorium, 101 W. Eighth Ave. Cost is free. Call (509) 232-8138 or visit www.cherspokane.org to register and for more information.
Know Your Healthy Numbers Screening – Screening includes full lipid panel cholesterol, blood pressure, blood glucose levels and more. Cost is $20, appointments are required. July 31, 8 a.m.-noon, at Sacred Heart Medical Center’s Providence Auditorium, 101 W. Eighth Ave. Call (509) 232-8138 or visit www.cherspokane.org to register and for more information.
Parenting Children of Divorce – Learn how divorce or separation affect children at different developmental stages, how to create a supportive climate for children reducing the affects of damaging conflict and gain communication skills to help handle conflict. Held the first Tuesday or third Thursday of the month, 6-9 p.m., at St. Joseph Family Center, 1016 N. Superior St. Cost is $25 per person. Meets court requirements. Call (509) 483-6495, e-mail email@example.com, or visit www.stjosephfamilycenter.org for more information.
Prepared Childbirth at Sacred Hearth Mother Gamelin Center – Four-week program for expectant parents in the last three months of pregnancy, Sacred Heart Mother Gamelin Center, 20 W. Ninth Ave. Cost: $75 per couple. Call (509) 232-8145 for information and registration.
“Parenting With Power, Persistence and Patience” – Held each Tuesday and Thursday, 6-8 pm. at North Central High School, 1600 N. Howard St. Classes are free, no registration is required. Topics include advocating for your child, building relationships, managing conflict, addressing adolescent high-risk behaviors and preventing adolescent substance abuse. Call (509) 354-7329 for more information.
Free Developmental Screenings – For infants and toddlers under age 3 living in Spokane County. Screenings include: language, physical strength and coordination, vision, hearing, feeding and behavior. Several sites are available. To make an appointment, call the Spokane Regional Health District’s Infant Toddler Network at (509) 324-1651.
Infant and Developmental Massage Classes – Individual and group classes offered in the Spokane area, call Lori at (509) 466-8435.
La Leche League – The breast-feeding support group meets the third Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at Manito United Methodist Church, 3220 S. Grand Blvd., for information, call (509) 484-0340 or (509) 244-4191; the second Friday at 10 a.m. at the Health Education Center in the Holy Family Medical Building, 235 E. Rowan Ave., call (509) 484-0340 or (509) 340-3875; the second Monday at 9:30 a.m. at the Airway Heights Library, 321 E. Herb St., Airway Heights, call (509) 244-4191 or 258-6850; and the first Thursday in Liberty Lake, call (509) 226-0510 for information on meeting place.
Holy Family Hospital Maternity Center Tour – Meets the first and third Wednesdays of each month, 8 p.m. or by appointment, Holy Family Hospital, 5633 N. Lidgerwood St. Free. Call (509) 482-BABY for more information or to make an appointment.
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