March 29, 2011 in Features

Health bulletin board

 

Today

Exercise Class for Seniors – Yoga: Increase body awareness, muscle strength, flexibility and balance. Reduce stress, regain range of motion and manage pain in your muscles, bones and joints through proper breathing, a complete stretching workout and a relaxation exercise. Class for beginners. Held Tuesdays and Thursdays, today through June 16, at Sinto Senior Activity Center, 1124 W. Sinto Ave. Cost is $27. For more information, call (509) 279-6027 or visit www.ccs.spokane.edu/ continuinged.

Sensational Beginnings – Course designed to help new parents and caregivers communicate with baby and understand the cues they are sending. Today, 6-8 p.m., at St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute, Room 200, 711 S. Cowley St. Cost is $15. Visit www.cherspokane.org to register and for more information.

Upcoming

The RAW Truth – Author Jordan Rubin presents the book “The RAW Truth.” Free seminar will cover the secrets of transforming your health through the power of living nutrients, how to take your health to the next level while supporting your immune system, cleansing more regularly, shedding extra pounds and boosting your energy. Thursday, 6:30-8 p.m., at Pilgrim’s Market, 1316 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. Sign up by going to customer service. Call (208) 676-9730 or visit www.pilgrimsmarket.com for more information.

Balance and Agility – Class designed for those who need additional help with balance and control and also help improving the way they walk as well as those who want to further enhance the way they respond to balance and increase strength and agility. Held Thursdays, this week through May 5, 1-2 p.m., at Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave. Cost is $36. Call (509) 535-0803 for more information. 

Mat Yoga – Explore the gentle movements to increase flexibility, strength and well-being. Class covers body stretches, yoga postures and breathing practices before participants are guided into deep relaxation. Held Fridays, this week through May 6, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., at Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave. Cost is $36. Call (509) 535-0803 for more information. 

Walk MS – Raise money to help find a cure and provide services for those with multiple sclerosis. Nutritious rest stops and finish-line snacks are provided. Two or five and half mile walks are fully accessible. Starts at Spokane Falls Community College, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive, Student Union Building 17. Sunday, 10 a.m. Call (509) 482-2022 or (800) 344-4867 for more information.

Pilates for Beginners – Participants learn the tenets of Pilates including control, precision and breathing. Held Tuesdays, April 5-May 3, 4:30-5:30 p.m., at East West Fitness World, 1506 N. Monroe St. Cost is $60. Call (509) 625-6200 or visit www.spokaneparks.org to register and for more information.

Preventive Health Seminars – Seminars cover topics related to anti-aging medicine and achieving optimal health. Held the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. First seminar is April 12, and will cover bio-identical hormone replacement in women and be followed by a question and answer session. Held next door to the Medicine Man Pharmacy, 23801 E. Appleway Ave., Liberty Lake. Email libertylakedoc@aol.com for more information. Cost is $20. For more information, call (509) 924-6199.

New listings

Kung Fu Beginning Adult – Martial art emphasizes mental and physical training and cultivates good health, self-respect and a peaceful, balanced life. For ages 18 and older. Held Mondays, April 4-25, 7-8 p.m., at East West Fitness World, 1506 N. Monroe St. Cost is $40. Visit www.spokaneparks.org or call (509) 625-6200 to register and for more information.

Tai Chi for Health Classes – Tai Chi Sun Style Short Form Basic: Mondays, April 4-June 13, 10:30-11:30 a.m., at CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. Cost is $75. Tai Chi Sun Style Intermediate: Mondays, April 4-June 13, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., at CenterPlace. Cost is $75. Tai Chi Intermediate Yang Style: Mondays, April 4-June 13, 12:30-1:30 p.m., at CenterPlace. Cost is $75. Tai Chi Sun Style Short Form Basic: Tuesdays, April 5-June 7, 10-11 a.m., at Rockwood at Hawthorne, 101 E. Hawthorne Road. Cost is $75. Tai Chi Sun Style Short Form Basic: Tuesdays, April 5-June 7, 6-7:30 p.m., at CenterPlace. Cost is $75. Call (509) 468-0587 or (509) 979-4128 or email taichihelp@salescreators.com for more information.

Easy Does It: Yoga for Rejuvenation and Stress Reduction – For ages 16 and older. Four-week class to help participants experience peace and tranquility while gaining flexibility. Ideal for those new to yoga, with stiff joints, or the not-so-flexible. Classes begin April 5 and are held Tuesdays, 4:30-50 p.m., or Saturdays, 10-11 a.m., at East West Fitness World, 1506 N. Monroe St. Cost is $20. Call (509) 328-3285 or visit www.eastwestfitnessworld.com for more information.

Sign Language – My Little Signer Infant and Toddler – For parents or caregivers and children ages 6 months to 2 years. By communicating with children through sign language before they can speak, frustration levels are lowered and the bond between child and parent or caregiver is strengthened. Held Fridays, April 8-29, 11-11:45 a.m., at Center for Pediatric Therapy, 8502 N. Nevada St. Cost is $75. Call (509) 625-6200 or visit www.spokaneparks.org for more information and to register.

Spring Exercise Opportunities for Seniors – Chair Yoga: Increase muscle strength, flexibility and balance; reduce stress, regain range of motion; and manage pain in your muscles, bones and joints. Held Mondays, April 11-June 13, 11 a.m.-noon, at Tum Tum Community Center, 6424 Highway 291, Nine Mile Falls. Cost is $13. Tone Up and Get Fit: Workouts to improve cardiovascular health, strength, flexibility and muscle tone. For all shapes and sizes. Held Mondays and Wednesdays, April 11-June 15, 3-4 p.m., at St. Anne’s Catholic Church, 708 E. Lake St., Medical Lake. Cost is $23. Yoga: This healing art integrates body, mind, heart and spirit. Held Mondays and Fridays, April 11-June 17, 6:45-7:45 a.m., at CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. Cost is $23. Also held Wednesdays, April 13-May 18, 9:30-10:30 a.m., at St. Anne’s Catholic Church. Cost is $11. Call (509) 279-6027 or visit www.ccs.spokane.edu/ continuinged for more information on any class.

Pilates/Yoga Blend – A blend of Pilates and Yoga to help improve strength, flexibility and grace; develop balance, flexibility and stamina; and keep the core toned through focused breathing and synchronized movements. Participants should bring their own mats. Held Mondays, April 11-May 9, 4-5 p.m., at Southside Senior Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave. Cost is $32. Call (509) 535-0803 for more information. .

Let’s Move! Classes - Tai Chi: Experience the sum total of body, mind and spirit that defines the ancient Chinese ideal of health and well-being. Held Mondays, April 11-June 6, 6:30-8 p.m., at Ferris High School, 3020 E. 37th Ave., Cost is $66. Strength and Condition: A variety of training techniques. Each class is unique. For all sizes and shapes. Held Mondays and Wednesdays, April 11-June 1, 5:30-6:30 p.m., at Go Get It Fitness, 11514 E. Sprague Ave. Cost is $74. Yoga: Tone and strengthen your body. Held Tuesdays, April 12-May 31, 6:30-7:30 p.m., at Shadle Park High School, 4327 N. Ash St. Cost is $49. Aerobic Dance and Exercise: Build cardiovascular strength, tone and firm the body, boost energy levels, and increase flexibility. Held Tuesdays and Thursdays, April 12-May 26, 5:30-6:30 p.m., at CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. Cost is $68. Belly Dancing: Practice choreographed movements of the ancient art of Middle Eastern style dances. Held Tuesdays, April 12-May, 6:15-7:45 p.m., at Shadle Park High School, 4327 N. Ash St. Cost is $66. Call (509) 279-6027 or visit www.ccs.spokane.edu/ continuinged for more information on any class.

Hypnotherapy Weight Release Workshop – Six-week workshop utilizes hypnotherapy to lose weight. Held Tuesdays, April 12-May 17, 6-8 p.m., at Corbin Senior Center, 827 W. Cleveland Ave. Open to all interested adults. Cost is $158 and includes CDs. Call (509) 688-7701 or (509) 270-3161 for more information and to reserve a spot.

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