January 5, 2012 in Washington Voices

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FallProof Classes – 10-week series of fitness classes beginning Tuesday will be held Tuesdays and Fridays through March 16, 2-3 p.m., at Touchmark, 2929 S. Waterford Drive. Classes focus on balance activities along with strengthening and flexibility to help improve balance and reduce risk of falls. Call (509) 536-2929 to register and for more information. Preregistration is required.

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Pain Management – Cold laser therapy is a drug-free, pain-free way to reduce pain, increase circulation, decrease inflammation, and encourage the body to heal itself by the use of light. Friday, 11 a.m., at 827 W. Cleveland Ave. Donations requested. Call (509) 327-1584, email rentals@corbin seniorcenter.org, or visit www.corbinseniorcenter.org to register and for more information.

Prepared Childbirth, Extended – Eight hours of education. Covers prenatal care, nutrition, stages of labor, practice of pain-management techniques, cesarean section births, tour of birthing room, post-delivery care and basic newborn care. Cost is $75; includes a support partner. Held Thursdays in January, 5:30-7:30 p.m., at CHER Diabetes Education Center, 501 N. Riverpoint Blvd., Suite 245. Visit www.cherspokane.org to register and for more information.

Pre-Diabetes Class – Two-part class series for those who are or who know someone who is at risk for or has been diagnosed with pre-diabetes. All participants receive a free testing meter. Monday or Jan. 16, 5:30-6:30 p.m., at 501 N. Riverpoint Blvd., Suite 245. Cost is $30; includes a support partner. Visit www.cherspokane.org to register and for more information.

Strength Training Synopsis – Danny O’Dell will speak about strength training with aerobics, balance and flexibility. Donations requested. Jan. 13, 11 a.m., at 827 W. Cleveland Ave. Call (509) 327-1584, email rentals@corbinseniorcenter.org, or visit www.corbinseniorcenter.org to register and for more information.

Health Beauty Spa Show – Benefits the YWCA’s Alternatives to Domestic Violence Program. Participants can pamper themselves with a buffet of sample spa sessions including massage, skin care, hair removal, manicures, hairstyles and facials. Sample spa treatments are available for $5 per minitreatment. Admission is $7. Jan. 14, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., and Jan. 15, noon-5 p.m., at Spokane Community College’s Lair, 1810 N. Greene St. Call (509) 218-6519, visit www.healthybeautyshow.com, or email creativeedgemarketing@ gmail.com for more information.

Fall Classes for Adults – Balboa Dance: Learn the basics of Balboa, a partner dance popularized in the 1930s and ’40s. Mondays, Jan. 9-Feb. 13, 6-7:30 p.m., at Ferris High School, 3020 E. 37th Ave. Cost is $39. Turbo Kick: Class combines intense kickboxing and dance moves. Mondays, Jan. 9-Feb. 13, 5:30-6:30 p.m., at Southside Activity Center, 3151 E. 27th Ave. Cost is $39. Aerobic Dance and Exercise: Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 10-March 15, 5:30-6:30 p.m., at CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Room 205. Cost is $87. Zumba: Combines Latin and international rhythms. Tuesdays, Jan. 10-Feb. 16, 6-7 p.m., at Hillyard Center, 4410 N. Market St., Room 109. Cost is $69. Also Thursdays, Jan. 12-Feb. 9, 5:20-6:20 p.m., at CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Room 205. Cost is $35. PiYo: Combines the mind-body practices of yoga and Pilates. Tuesdays, Jan. 10-Feb. 7, 5:30-6:30 p.m., at Spokane Falls Community College, 2917 W. Fort Wright Drive, Building 13, Room 104. Cost is $35. Yoga: Tuesdays, Jan. 10-Feb. 14, 6-7 a.m., at Corbin Activity Center, 827 W. Cleveland Ave. Cost is $39. Call (509) 279-6030 or email kmurray@iel.spokane.edu for more information about any of these classes.

Tai Chi Classes – Basic Tai Chi Sun Style: 10-week class is held Mondays, Jan. 9-March 26 (no class Jan. 16 and Feb. 20), 10:30-11:30 a.m. Cost is $75. Intermediate Sun Style Tai Chi: 10-week class is held Mondays, Jan. 9-March 26 (no class Jan. 16 and Feb. 20), 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Cost is $75. Basic Yang Style: 10-week class is held Mondays, Jan. 9-March 26 (no class Jan. 16 and Feb. 20), 12:30-1:30 p.m. Cost is $75. Basic Tai Chi Sun Style: 10-week class is held Tuesdays, Jan. 3-March 6, 10-11 a.m. Cost is $75. Tai Chi Short Form and Qigong: 11-week class is held Tuesdays, Jan. 3-March 13, 6-7:30 p.m. Cost is $75. All classes are held at CenterPlace Valley Senior Center’s upstairs dance floor, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley, except for Tuesday Basic Tai Chi Sun Style, held at Rockwood at Hawthorne, 101 E. Hawthorne Road. Call (509) 468-0587 or (509) 499-0683 or email taichihelp@salescreators. com to register and for more information.

Kundalini Yoga and Meditation – Simple yogic techniques that can be enjoyed by everyone, regardless of age or level of fitness. Each class features physical exercises, breathwork and meditation. Held Sundays, 1:30-2:45 p.m., and Tuesdays, 7:15-8:30 p.m., at Harmony Yoga, 1717 W. Sixth Ave., Suite 5. Cost is $15 per drop-in or $65 for a five-class pass. Multiple class passes available for a discounted rate. Call (509) 869-5162 for more information.

Contributions should be mailed to the Health Bulletin Board, The Spokesman-Review, P.O. Box 2160, Spokane, WA 99210, or emailed to features@spokesm an.com. Deadline for Thursday publication is noon Friday.


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