August 2, 2011 in Features

Health bulletin board

 

New listings

Zumba for the Love of Dogs – Classes held Wednesdays in August, 5-6 p.m., at East Central Community Center, 500 S. Stone St. Donations benefit Springer Spaniel rescue. Call (509) 625-6693 for more information.

Life Energy Workshop – Two-hour workshop to open participants’ eyes and minds to the working of life energy. Free and open to the public. Topics will include: how to get unstuck from repeating cycles; Chakras and how to balance and feed them; how to heal using energy, hands on feeling, and directing energy with an emphasis on opening up the senses to experiencing energy. Saturday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., at South Hill Public Library, 3324 S. Perry St. Call (509) 838-3717 or email 101carecare@gmail.com for more information.

BLS Healthcare Provider Initial – Covers one- and two-rescuer for adult CPR, child CPR (over age 1), infant CPR, bag-mask ventilations, AED and choking. Course certification is valid for two years. Aug. 9, 8 a.m.-noon, at St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute, Room, 200, 711 S. Cowley St. Cost is $60, suggested course material is $23. Register at www.cherspokane.org.

GriefShare Recovery Seminar and Support Group – New 13-week series begins Sept. 8, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at Valley Real Life, 1831 S. Barker Road, Greenacres, in the upstairs conference room. Events feature nationally recognized experts on grief and recovery topics. Call (509) 232-0840 or email fotofiddle@comcast.net for more information.

Yoga

Restorative Yoga – Learn restorative postures to engage the parasympathetic nervous system and to heal and rejuvenate the body. Meets Tuesdays, 6-7 p.m. No experience necessary; drop-in’s are encouraged. $10 requested donation. Main Street Yoga, 20 W. Main Ave. Call (509) 869-0817, email kim@mainstreet yogaspokane.com, or visit www.mainstreet yogaspokane.com for more information.

Rockwood Neighborhood Yoga Basics – Basic Hatha yoga classes for all levels. Meets Saturdays, 8-9 a.m., and Tuesdays, 4:15-5:15 p.m., at 505 E. 24th Ave.. Cost is $5 for the first class, and $65 for 10 classes. Call (509) 869-4121 for more information.

St. Joseph Family Center Classes – Mindfulness Meditation – Learn the practice of mindfulness meditation to calm the mind and open the heart. Guided 30-minute meditation, teaching and discussion. All levels of experience welcome. Held Wednesdays, 6-7:30 p.m. Cost is $10 per class. Call (509) 928-3863 for more information. Held at St. Joseph Family Center. Qi-Gong – The art of combining slow movements and breath to increase energy and improve health, enhance confidence, relieve depression, firm the body, and alleviate symptoms of asthma, back pain and other conditions. Fridays, 4-5 p.m., cost is $8 per session or $40 per series of six. T’ai Chi Chih – Healing meditation through strategic body movements, teaches 19 gentle moves. Wednesdays, Sept. 2-Dec. 8, 4-5 p.m. Cost is $8 per session or $40 per series of six. Hatha Yoga – For students of all ages, fitness levels and experience. Poses are adapted to fit your body and skill level. Thursdays, 5:30-6:45 p.m. Cost is $8 per session or $24 per four-week series. Classes are in the Exercise Room at St. Joseph Family Center, 1016 N. Superior St. Call (509) 483-6495, ext. 12, or visit www.sjfconline.org for more information.

Sunflower Yoga – Iyengar Method – Learn yoga poses, breath practices and meditation to decrease stress and improve well-being. Quality, safe instruction with a certified Iyengar instructor. Day and evening classes available. Call (509) 535-7369 or visit www.sunfloweryoga.net for more information.

The Renewal Room – New yoga and pilates studio, now offering on-going classes in yoga, pilates, yin, and pilates/yoga fusions. Located at 321 W. Hastings Road. Call (509) 413-6445 or visit www.therenewalroom.com for more information.

Workout and Yoga – Free workout sessions followed by a yoga class. Held Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m., at the Whitman County Library’s basement meeting room, 102 S. Main St., Colfax. Call (509) 288-0681 for more information.


Thoughts and opinions on this story? Click here to comment >>

Get stories like this in a free daily email