February 23, 2012 in Washington Voices

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New listings

Physical Therapy for Dystonia: Understanding the Aspects of Tone – Free presentation will cover physical therapy for dystonia to help participants understand muscle tone and how dystonia’s imbalance can be modified through physical therapy. Friday, 3:15-4:15 p.m., at St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute, 711 S. Cowley St. RSVP is encouraged. Call (509) 951-8480, visit www.dyscoveries.com, or email denise@designden.com for more information and to RSVP.

Stretch and Flex Class – One-hour class combines body conditioning, light cardio, pilates, yoga and basic stretching. Five-week session is held Tuesdays and Thursdays, Feb. 28-March 29, 1:30-2:30 p.m., at Millwood Community Presbyterian Church, 3223 N. Marguerite Road. Cost is $49; drop-ins $7. Call (509) 270-0053 or email sandy@weissolutions.com for more information.

Making Art From Grief – Katherine Malmo, author of “Who in This Room: The Realities of Cancer, Fish and Demolition,” will sign her books at 1 p.m. on March 3 and give a workshop, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., on March 4 at 811 W. Garland Ave. Cost is $20 for workshop, includes book. Workshop focuses on journaling. For beginning students. Participants should bring paper and pen. Preregistration is required by Saturday. Call (509) 325-1500, visit www.tinmantoo.com or email tinmanartworks@gmail.com to register and for more information.

Prepared Childbirth – Six-week course covers prenatal care, nutrition, stages of labor, pain management, breathing, Caesarean section, post-delivery care, CPR, newborn care and lactation. Mondays, March 5-April 9, 7-9 p.m., at Valley Hospital Health Education Center, 12606 E. Mission Ave., Spokane Valley. Cost is $60 per couple. Call (509) 473-5446 or email frasert@empirehealth.org for more information.

Nutrition Consultation with a Dietician – Free 15- to 20-minute one-on-one consultation with a registered dietician. For specific questions about your diet, bring a food diary (two days minimum). An additional family member is also welcome. March 5, 6, or 8, appointments are available every half hour between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Held at 501 N. Riverpoint Blvd., Suite 245. Visit www.cherspokane.org to register and for more information.

Inland Northwest Blood Center University of Idaho Blood Drive - March 6, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., on the second floor of the Teaching and Learning Center on the west side of the Commons Building, 709 Deakin Ave., Moscow, Idaho. Potential donors can sign up online at www.inbcsaves.org (sponsor code: uoficommons). Call (800) 423-0151 for more information.

Autism Spectrum Disorder – Course provides information about autism as well as research-based strategies for instruction, interactions, and development. March 10, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., at Holy Names Music Center, 3910 W. Custer Drive. Cost is $20. Call (509) 326-9516 for more information.

Today

Preventative Heart Health – Dr. Toby Hallowitz will review some of the most current clinical evidence-based natural therapies vital to preventing and treating heart disease. Today, 6-7:30 p.m., at Pilgrim’s Market, 1316 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. Cost is complimentary. Call (208) 676-9730, email pilgrims@pilgrimsmarket.com or visit www.pilgrimsmarket.com for more information.

“Cured by Design – Built Environment Interventions as a Response to Epidemics” – Free public lecture by the Robert F.E. Stier Memorial Lectures in Medicine is today, 4-5 p.m., at the Eastern Washington University Riverpoint Campus, Academic Center room 20, 600 N. Riverpoint Blvd. RSVP online at www.extension.wsu.edu/ahec /conferences or by calling (509) 358-7640 or emailing ahec@wsu.edu.

Upcoming

Breast Cancer Survivorship - The Breast Cancer Introduction Course is a series of classes that focus on breast cancer prevention, education, and survivorship support. Saturday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost is $20. Held at Sacred Heart Medical Building, Mother Joseph Room, 101 W. Eighth Ave. Visit www.cherspokane.org to register and for more information.


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