June 12, 2012 in Features, Health

Health Bulletin Board

 

New listings

Coeur d’Alene Holistic Fair – Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., at Kootenai County Fairgrounds, 4056 N. Government Way, Coeur d’Alene. Admission is free. Keynote speaker is Eldon Taylor. Visit www.cdaholisticchamber.org for more information.

Healthy Cooking Class – Covers how to prepare a healthy meal. June 21, 6:30-8 p.m., at Holy Family Education Center, Room 2, 5633 N. Lidgerwood St. Free. Visit www.cherspokane.org to register and for more information.

Why is Diabetes So Complicated? What Can You Do to Make a Difference? – Presentation covers the ways you can begin to slowly make a difference in your health. June 25, 5:30-7 p.m., at 501 N. Riverpoint Blvd. Free. Visit www.cherspokane.org to register and for more information.

Medicare – What You Need to Know When You Turn 65 – Designed for those who are about to turn 65 or have turned 65 and still have questions about Medicare. June 26, 1-3 p.m., at All Saints Lutheran Church, 314 S. Spruce St., and June 29, 1-3 p.m., at Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road, Spokane Valley. Email suzihokonson@yahoo.com or call (509) 326-2216 to register and for more information.

Medical Intuition and Alternative Wellness Fair – Sponsored by the International Association of Medical Intuitives. July 21, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., at Unity Church, 2900 S. Bernard St. Free. Fair is followed by a panel discussion from 7-9 p.m. on the subject of Medical Intuition. Cost is $5 for the panel discussion. Call (509) 327-4373 or visit www.spokane-chiropractic.com or www.spokaneholisticchamberofcommerce.com for more information.

Today

CPR - Friends and Family – Pediatric – Class covers adult, child, and infant CPR and choking. Cost is $10 per person. Today, 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.

Upcoming

Free Health Fair – Sponsored by the Rathdrum Lions Club will feature health specialists on site and The N.W. Lions Foundation Sight and Hearing Van available for free screenings. Participants may also bring their old glasses and hearing aids to donate. Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., at Lakeland High School, 7006 W. Highway 53, Rathdrum, Idaho. Call (509) 251-4685 or email lionshealthfair@gmail.com for more information.

Camp Fun in the Sun – A camp for kids ages 8-18 who have diabetes. July 22-28, at Camp Twinlow, 22775 N. Twinlow Road, Rathdrum. Space is limited. Visit www.campfuninthesun.org to register and for more information.

American Cancer Society Camp Goodtimes – East – Recruiting volunteers 18 and older for the weeklong summer camp, held Aug. 3-11 at Ross Point Camp,  Post Falls, and offered free of charge to children who have been diagnosed with cancer. Contact Kari Allen at (509) 242-8302 or kari.allen@cancer.org or visit www.cancer.org/ campgoodtimeseast for an application and more information.

Yoga

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, 5-6:30 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.

PiYo Class – A fusion of flowing movement designed to help build strength and balance. Suitable for all fitness levels. Held Thursdays, 8:30 a.m., at the Good Samaritan Society Spokane Valley Community Center, 17121 E. Eighth Ave., Spokane Valley. Cost is $3 per class. Contact Carol Ann Christnacht at (509) 924-6161, ext. 650 for more information.

Moon Tree Gentle Yoga Classes – Exploring meditation: For all levels, meets Mondays, 7-8 p.m., $10/class with enrollment or $15 drop-in. Chair yoga: For seniors, people in wheelchairs and others with limited mobility, meets Fridays, 9:30-10:30 a.m., $10 per class with enrollment, $15 drop-in. Classes held at Moon Tree Gentle Yoga, 511 S. Pine, Suite D. To register, call (509) 481-3134 or visit www.moontreeyoga.com.

St. Joseph Family Center Classes –Mindfulness Meditation: Learn the practice of mindfulness meditation to calm the mind and open the heart. Guided 30-minute meditation, teaching and discussion. All levels of experience welcome. Held Wednesdays, 6-7:30 p.m. Cost is $10 per class. Call (509) 928-3863 for more information. Qi-Gong: Combining slow movements and breath to increase energy and improve health, enhance confidence, relieve depression, firm the body, and alleviate symptoms of asthma, back pain and other conditions. Fridays, 3-4 p.m., cost is $10 per session or $50 per series of six. Hatha Yoga: For students of all ages, fitness levels and experience. Poses are adapted to fit your body and skill level. Thursdays, 5:30-6:45 p.m. Cost is $10 per session or $30 per four-week series. Classes are in the Exercise Room at St. Joseph Family Center, 1016 N. Superior St. Call (509) 483-6495, ext. 112, or visit www.sjfconline.org for more information.

Sunflower Yoga – Iyengar Method – Learn yoga poses, breath practices and meditation to decrease stress and improve well-being. Day and evening classes available. Call (509) 535-7369 or visit www.sunfloweryoga.net for more information.

The Renewal Room – New yoga and pilates studio, now offering on-going classes in yoga, pilates, yin, and pilates/yoga fusions. Located at 321 W. Hastings Road. Call (509) 413-6445 or visit www.therenewalroom.com for more information.

Workout and Yoga – Workout sessions followed by a yoga class. Held Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m., at the Whitman County Library’s basement meeting room, 102 S. Main St., Colfax. Cost is $35 for the six-week session. Call (509) 397-4709 for more information.

Yoga/Pilates Class – Youthful Horizons Therapy Clinic is offering yoga/pilates mat classes Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 5:30-6:30 p.m., at 325 S. University Road, Spokane Valley. Classes are taught by Larkin Barnett. Cost is $20 per class, or $210 for 12 classes. Email Jeannie at nsmith@youthfulhorizons therapy.com or Larkin at larkinetics@aol.com for more information.

General Fitness

Adult Children from Dysfunctional Families and Co-Dependents – How to grow out of these dysfunctional patterns in a 26-week program of group therapy and support with tools for the results you want. Groups meet various weekday evenings from 7-9 p.m., or Saturday daytime, at Life Directions Counseling Center in Spokane Valley. For more information, call (509) 922-3915.

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