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Aerobic Dance – Variety of upbeat dance routines choreographed for non-dancers. Build cardiovascular strength, tone and firm, boost energy level, and increase flexibility. Held Thursdays, Sept. 21-Dec. 2, 5:25-6:25 p.m. Cost is $89. Held at CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. Call (509) 279-6273, e-mail gbrennan@iel.spokane.edu or visit www.ccs.spokane.edu /continuinged to register and for more information.

Zumba – Combines Latin and international rhythms such as salsa and cha-cha to get energized and in shape. All levels welcome. Held Tuesdays, Sept. 21-Nov. 16, 4:50-5:50 p.m. Cost is $55. Held at CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. Call (509) 279-6273, e-mail gbrennan@iel.spokane.edu or visit www.ccs.spokane.edu /continuinged to register and for more information.

Tai Chi Chuan – A Chinese martial art form benefiting the body, mind and soul. Held Wednesdays, Sept. 22-Nov. 17, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Cost is $55. Held at CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. Call (509) 279-6273, e-mail gbrennan@iel.spokane.edu or visit www.ccs.spokane.edu /ContinuingEd to register and for more information.

Yoga – Tone and strengthen, relax naturally in a calm environment. Held Wednesdays, Sept. 22-Nov. 17, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Cost is $55. Held at North Central High School, 1600 N. Howard St. Call (509) 279-6273, e-mail gbrennan@iel.spokane.edu or visit www.ccs.spokane.edu /continuinged to register and for more information.

BLS – Healthcare Provider Renewal – CPR – Course covers one and two rescuer for adult CPR, child CPR (over age 1), infant CPR, bag-mask ventilations, AED and choking. Participants must have a current AHA Healthcare Provider card or one that has been expired for less than two months, and must pass a written test and perform a CPR skills test for certification. Certification is valid for two years. Cost is $45. Held Wednesday, 6-8:30 p.m. at St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute, 711 S. Cowley St. Visit www.cherspokane.org to register and for more information.

Live Well Workshop – Dr. Randall Wilkinson leads this workshop looking at the way we eat and how that has led to the weight challenges many of us have. He will also discuss the distinct advantages of a low-carbohydrate, protein-sparing approach to losing weight. RSVP is requested. Held Wednesday, 6 p.m., at 401 Front St., Suite 201, Coeur d’Alene. Cost is free. Call (208) 930-4960, e-mail bcollins@livewellus.com, or visit www.livewellus.com to register and for more information.

Gentle and Effective Herbal Remedies for Kids and Moms – Catherine Hunziker, professional herbist, will talk about herbs and formulas that are gentle and safe for mothers, developing little ones and kids of all ages. Wednesday, 6-7 p.m., at Pilgrim’s Health Education Center in the Pilgrim’s Natural Market, 1316 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. Fee is complimentary. Call (208) 676-9730 for more information.

“Be Active Your Way” Week – Waterford on South Hill is holding a week-long series of health-focused events during Active Aging Week, today-Friday. Events include: A Cup of Tai Chi; Balance Fitness; Posture and Balance; Fall Recovery Training; Senior Fitness Testing; Aerobic and Strengthening; and more. Held at 2929 S. Waterford Drive. Free and open to the public. Call (509) 536-2929 or visit www.waterfordspokane.com for more information.

Sacred Art of Living and Dying – Two-day workshop and retreat that supports both health care professionals and the general population in reclaiming classical wisdom regarding end-of-life care. Cost is $350 and includes program manuals and lunches. Scholarships are available. Held Friday-Saturday at Sacred Heart Medical Center, Mother Joseph Rooms, 101 W. Eighth Ave. Call (509) 474-2422 to register and for more information.

Massage Couples – For ages 18 and older. Learn the basics of giving and receiving a relaxing, therapeutic massage with your partner. Basic techniques are covered with focus on the hands, feet, back and neck. Held Saturday, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Lavendar and Sage Wellness Center, 3418 S. Grand Blvd. Cost is $79 per couple. Call (509) 625-6200 or visit www.spokaneparks.org to register and for more information.

Pilates Intermediate to Advanced – For ages 16 and older. Keep your Pilates-body results coming by learning new moves, challenges and routines. Held Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 28-Oct. 21, 4:30-5:30 p.m. at East West Fitness World, 1506 N. Monroe St. Cost is $48 per couple. Call (509) 625-6200 or visit www.spokaneparks.org to register and for more information.

Pilates Intermediate to Advanced – For ages 16 and older. Dance yourself into fun, inspiration and a rediscovery of your femininity through healthy, creative, soulful, expressive dance steps. Held Tuesdays, Sept. 28-Oct. 19, 5:45-6:45 p.m. at East West Fitness World, 1506 N. Monroe St. Cost is $32. Call (509) 625-6200 or visit www.spokaneparks.org to register and for more information.

Shaolin Yoga for Beginners – For ages 16 and older. An ideal workout for weight loss and internal purification using Power Yoga, meditative chi, kung fu and yoga postures. Held Tuesdays, Sept. 28-Nov. 16, 7-8:15 p.m. at East West Fitness World, 1506 N. Monroe St. Cost is $56 per couple. Call (509) 625-6200 or visit www.spokaneparks.org to register and for more information.

Beginner’s Passage Meditation Introductory Workshop – Five-week session is held Tuesdays, Sept. 28-Oct. 26, 6-7:30 p.m. Video instruction and discussion followed by half-hour of meditation. Held at Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry St. Cost is free, donations are welcome. Call (509) 328-3829 for more information.

Today

Southside Senior Activity Center Classes – Pilates “Mastering the Mat”: Beginners Pilates class is perfect for those who have never done Pilates before. Class will help strengthen and tone your core, improve your posture and flexibility, help heal any back pain and tone your body from head to toe. Held Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 21-Oct. 26, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Meditation 101: Experience inner peace with self and others. Held Tuesdays, Sept. 21-Oct. 12, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Cost is $36. 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. On Sept. 28, 10 a.m.-noon. Cost is $12. Held at Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave. Call (509) 535-0803 for more information.

Upcoming

Volunteer Car Seat Safety Technician Training – Safe Kids Kootenai County is seeking recruits to complete this certification course and become volunteer car seat safety technicians. Course is held Wednesday-Saturday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Kootenai County Fire Station #3, 3820 E. 16th St., Post Falls. Cost is $75, and is refundable if you complete the course and subsequently volunteer at two Safe Kids Kootenai County car seat safety events. Candidates should be in good physical health and able to lift 25 pounds, stand up for up to four hours at a time and be able to maneuver in and out of vehicles. For more information, contact Sarah Nielsen at snielsen@kmc.org or (208) 666-2511.

Flu Vaccines at Spokane Regional Health District – Clinic appointments for adults and children three years and older are available by calling (509) 324-1600. Call (509) 324-1643 or visit www.srhd.org for more information.



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