November 22, 2011 in Features

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Screening – Know Your Healthy Numbers - Screening provides instant results to show you if you are at an increased risk for heart attack, stroke, cancers, diabetes or other chronic health conditions. Screenings include: full lipid panel cholesterol test; blood pressure; blood glucose; body mass index; and body fat percentage. Dec. 3, 8:30-10 a.m., at Providence Holy Family Healthy Education Center, Room 1, 5633 N. Lidgerwood St. Cost: $20. Visit www.cherspokane.org to register and for more information.

Babysitting Basics - Class for ages 10-15 covers how to care for infants, toddlers, and older children; CPR and first aid for infants and children; discipline issues; safety; and business basics. Students receive a bag they can decorate themselves and a certificate of completion. Dec. 10, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute, Room 200, 711 S. Cowley St. Cost: $40. Visit www.cherspokane.org to register and for more information.

BLS Healthcare Provider Initial - Class covers one- and two-rescuer for adult CPR, infant and child CPR bag-mask ventilations, AED and choking. Course certification is valid for two years. Dec. 13, 8 a.m.-noon, at St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute, Room 200, 711 S. Cowley St. Cost: $60; suggested course material is $23. Visit www.cherspokane.org to register and for more information.

Breastfeeding Basics - Course designed to help mothers have a successful breastfeeding experience. Participants learn about positions, solving common problems, and returning to work or school. Cost: $25 and includes a support partner. Dec. 15, 6-8 p.m., at St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute, Room 200, 711 S. Cowley St. Visit www.cherspokane.org to register and for more information.

Natural Childbirth - Class for those planning on a nonmedicated birth. Taken after Prepared Childbirth or Prepared Childbirth-Extended, class covers additional labor positions, comfort measures and breathing techniques to use during labor. Cost: $25. Bring a blanket, pillow and water bottle. Dec. 15, 6-8 p.m., at Holy Family Health Education Center, Room 1, 5633 N. Lidgerwood St. Visit www.cherspokane.org to register and for more information.

Upcoming

Pre-New Year’s Resolution Kick-Start Workout Workshop – Stay energized for a happy, healthy holiday season and get a jumpstart on your New Year’s resolution. Classes begin with a 30-minute nutrition workshop followed by a 30-minute full-body workout. Topics include Healthier Holiday Cooking 101, Mindful Eating and Tricks at the Holiday Buffet. One private 15-minute session is included. Three-week Tuesday session of classes begins Nov. 29, and is held 2:30-3:30 p.m.; three-week Wednesday session begins Nov. 30, and is held 5:45-6:45 p.m. Cost: $39 for each session. Held at Rockwood South Hill, Wellness Exercise Room, 2903 E. 25th Ave. Call (509) 625-6200 or visit www.spokaneparks.org for more information and to register.

Fitness Mini-Sessions – Zumba: Mondays, beginning Nov. 28, 6:45 p.m., at Sacajawea Middle School, 401 E. 33rd Ave. Cost:$18. Body Synergy: Mondays, beginning Nov. 28, 6 p.m., at Wilson Elementary School, 911 W. 25th Ave. $15. Fitness Nutrition: Tuesdays, beginning Nov. 29, 2:30 p.m., at Rockwood South Hill, 2903 E. 25th Ave. $39. Abs Core Xpress: Tuesdays, beginning Nov. 29, 6:30 p.m., at Finch Elementary School, 3717 N. Milton St. $7. Boot Camp: Tuesdays, beginning Nov. 29, 7 p.m., at Finch Elementary School, 3717 N. Milton St. $12. Zumba: Tuesdays, beginning Nov. 29, 6:15 p.m., at Sons of Norway, 6710 N. Country Homes Blvd. $18. Fitness Nutrition: Wednesdays, beginning Nov. 30, 5:45 p.m., at Rockwood South Hill, 2903 E. 25th Ave. $39. Body Synergy: Wednesdays, beginning Nov. 30, 6 p.m., at Wilson Elementary School, 911 W. 25th Ave. $15. Abs Core Xpress: Thursdays, beginning Dec. 1, 6:30 p.m., at Finch Elementary School, 3717 N. Milton St. $7. Boot Camp: Thursdays, beginning Dec. 1, 7 p.m. at Finch Elementary School, 3717 N. Milton St. $12. Zumba: Thursdays, beginning Dec. 1, 5:45 p.m. at Emmanuel Presbyterian Church, 1926 W. Chelan Ave., or 6:15 p.m. at Sons of Norway, 6710 N. Country Homes Blvd. $18 for each class. Zumba: Wednesdays, beginning Dec. 7, 5:45 p.m., at Audubon Park Masonic Lodge, 2821 W. Northwest Blvd. $18. Call (509) 625-6200 or visit www.spokaneparks.org to register and for more information.

Cardiovascular Screenings – Screenings are offered once a month at Pilgrims Wellness Center, 1316 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. Next screening is Dec. 5. Cost: $150. Call (208) 660-7328 to schedule an appointment and for more information.

Zumba Classes for Charity – Interval training combines fast and slow rhythms to tone and sculpt the body. No predetermined cost, all proceeds go to benefit St. Jude’s Hospital and Audubon Masonic Lodge Restoration Project. Dec. 10, 9-10 a.m., Dec. 12, 5:45-6:45 p.m., or Dec. 17, 9-10 a.m., at Audubon Park Masonic Lodge, 2821 W. Northwest Blvd. Email zystacy17@aol.com for more information.


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