January 18, 2011 in Features

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Essential Oils 101 – Class covers the basics of essential oils: what they are and how to use them to protect yourself from even superbugs and viruses. Participants learn to incorporate essential oils with personal care products, household cleaners, first aid and as an augmentation to your hobbies and livelihood, as well as how to apply an easy technique to relieve chronic pain and how to use essential oils in healing. Thursday, 5:30-7:30 p.m., at Pilgrim’s Health Education Center, 1316 N. 4th St., Coeur d’Alene. Fee is complimentary. Call (208) 819-4366 or (208) 676-9730 for more information.

ZUMBA Fitness – Tone and sculpt your body while burning fat and calories through fast and slow rhythms. Cost is $24. Held Wednesdays, Jan. 19-Feb. 16, 5:45-6:45 p.m., at Holmes Elementary School, 2600 W. Sharp Ave., and Tuesdays, Jan. 25-Feb. 15, 4:45-5:45 p.m., at Salem Lutheran Church, 1428 W. Broadway Ave. Call (509) 625-6200 or visit www.spokaneparks.org to register and for more information.

Birth Dance: Belly Dance for Pregnancy and Post-Partum – Strengthen and tone muscles used in the birthing process, increase focus and relaxation, and improve body awareness and appreciation in this empowering class. Held Thursdays, Jan. 20-Feb. 24, 5-6 p.m., at Lotus Self Defense School, 212 W. Second Ave. Cost is $59. Call (509) 625-6200 or visit www.spokaneparks.org to register and for more information.

Free Screening Mammograms – Inland Imaging is offering free screening mammograms on Friday, from 7 a.m.-6 p.m., at

Workshop: The Effortless Path to Keeping New Year’s Resolutions and Lasting Lifestyle Changes – In this seminar, participants learn a simple yet powerful way to achieve the healthy changes that they desire as well as the root cause of why most resolutions fail, how to deal with the inevitable inner conflicts that arise when you are making dietary and other changes and how to reduce the stress that tends to perpetuate the need for old habits. Saturday, 2-3:30 p.m., at Pilgrim’s Health Education Center, 1316 N. 4th St., Coeur d’Alene. Cost is $10. Call (208) 676-9730 for more information.

Yoga Deeper Stretch – Enjoy all the benefits of yoga with even more strengthening and inverted poses to maximize results. Held Thursdays, Jan. 20-Feb. 24, 5:30-6:30 p.m., at Manito United Methodist Church, 3220 S. Grand Blvd., of Saturdays, Jan. 22-Feb. 26, at Unity Church, 2900 S. Bernard St. Cost is $59 for either session. Call (509) 625-6200 or visit www.spokaneparks.org to register and for more information.

Body Boot Camp – Work your entire body during this continual mix of challenge and fun using cardio, intervals, circuit training and more. Held Fridays, Jan. 21-Feb. 11, 6:15-7:30 p.m., at Glover Middle School, 2404 W. Longfellow Ave. Cost is $24. Call (509) 625-6200 or visit www.spokaneparks.org to register and for more information.

Pilates for Active Lifestyles – For ages 50 and older. Strengthen your core to help back pain, stress and posture in this easy-to-follow workout that is perfect for beginners. Held Mondays, Jan. 24-Feb. 14, 11-11:45 a.m., at East West Fitness World, 1506 N. Monroe St. Cost is $35. Call (509) 625-6200 or visit www.spokaneparks.org to register and for more information.

Pilates Foam Roller Massage – Use myofascial release techniques coupled with the mind-body principles of Pilates in an innovative approach to health, fitness and deep-tissue massage. Held Mondays, Jan. 24-March 7, 6:15-7:15 p.m., at East West Fitness World, 1506 N. Monroe St. Cost is $69. Call (509) 625-6200 or visit www.spokaneparks.org to register and for more information.

“Prayer Community Breakfast” – LaunchPad group meets for breakfast, conversation and great company the third Thursday of each month, 7:30-9 a.m., at the LaunchPad Training Center, 120 N. Stevens St. January speaker is Annette Miller, who will speak on “Answering the Call – Saving Innocent Lives One Woman at a Time.” Cost is $5, and includes continental breakfast. Visit www.launchpadinw.com/ events/prayer-community- breakfast-4.

Today

Yoga Basic – Relax into ever-deepening levels of flexibility, strength, and well-being as you release physical and mental tensions. Tuesdays, today-Feb. 22, 5:30-6:30 p.m., at Manito United Methodist Church, 3220 S. Grand Blvd. Cost is $59 for either session. Call (509) 625-6200 or visit www.spokaneparks.org to register.

Baby Care – Course is 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. Cost is $25. Held today, 6-8 p.m., at St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute, Room 200, 711 S. Cowley St. Visit www.cherspokane.org to register.

Understanding Options for Weight Management – Learn what options are available for weight loss, which are effective and which are just hype. Also learn what resources are available in our community for education and support. Held today, 6-7:30 p.m., at St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute, lower level, Room 1, 711 S. Cowley St. Cost is free. Visit www.cherspokane.org to register.

Meditation Lunch Hour – Group meets weekly for meditation. Held Tuesdays, noon-1 p.m. Cost is free. Held at Love Your Life Center, 1111 E. Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Call (208) 676-9912.

NFL Fit Camp – Join ex-NFL and Spokane Shock player Ben Brown for a variety of training techniques. Held Tuesdays, Jan. 18-Feb. 15, 6-7:30 p.m., at Glover Middle School, 2404 W. Longfellow Ave. Cost is $37. Cost is $44. Call (509) 625-6200 or visit www.spokaneparks.org to register.

Exercise Programs for Adults – Aerobic Dance: Upbeat dance routines for non-dancers. Build cardiovascular strength, tone and firm your body, boost your energy level, increase flexibility, burn calories and reduce stress. Held Tuesdays and Thursdays, today-March 24, 5;30-6:30 p.m., at CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place. Cost is $89. Tai Chi Chuan: Excellent for beginners or advanced. Held Wednesdays, Jan. 19-March 16, 6:30-7:30 p.m., at CenterPlace. Cost is $55. Zumba – Cardio, Core and Stretch: Combine Latin and international rhythms like salsa and cha-cha to get energized and in shape. Perfect for all shapes and sizes, beginners and more advanced. No experience necessary. Held Tuesdays and Thursdays, today-March 24, 6:30-7:30 p.m., at CenterPlace. Cost is $74. Tai Chi: Held Mondays, Jan. 24-March 21, 6:30-8 p.m., at Ferris High School, 3020 E. 37th Ave., administration building. Cost is $77. Yoga: Held Tuesdays, Jan. 25-March 22, 6:30-7:30 p.m., at Shadle Park High School, 4327 N. Ash St., in the library. Cost is $55. Call (509) 279-6273 or e-mail gbrennan@iel.spokane.edu for more information.

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