October 9, 2012 in Features, Health

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Vibrational Yoga - Modernized method of yoga designed to heal by tuning into your vibrations through sound, breath, mind and body postures and stretching. Mondays, 6-7 p.m., Tuesdays, 6-7:30 p.m., and Thursdays, 9-10:30 a.m. at Inner Journeys Center, 334 S. Grant St. Cost is $10 for Tuesday and Thursday classes, Monday session is free, donations welcome. Visit www.kennethjzutter.com to register and call (509) 315-1451 or email kjz@kennethjzutter.com for more information.

Riverpoint Campus Health Fair - Free event presented by the Nutrition and Exercise Physiology Students and the Riverpoint Campus Wellness Collaborative. Thursday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., at Riverpoint Campus, Academic Center, 600 N. Riverpoint Blvd. Email spok.nep.fair@wsu.edu for more information.

Senior Health and Wellness Fair - Event features more than 20 vendors with products, information and services for Spokane seniors; complimentary walker adjustments; blood pressure screenings; posture and balance checks; and more. Friday, 9 a.m.-noon, at Our Lady of Fatima Church, 1517 E. 33rd Ave. Call (509) 536-2929 for more information.

Inland Northwest Blood Center University of Idaho Blood Drive – Oct. 16, 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.

Zumba Class with Sandy - For ages 16 and older. Six-week session; Mondays, Oct. 22-Nov. 26, 4:30-5:30 p.m. and/or 5:45-6:45 p.m., at Audubon Park Masonic Lodge, 2821 Northwest Blvd. Cost is $30. Call (509) 270-0053 or email sandy@weisssolutions.com for more information.

Maintaining Weight During the Holidays - A registered dietitian provides guidelines and tips for maintaining weight from Thanksgiving through the New Year. Oct. 22, 5:30-7 p.m., at 501 N. Riverpoint Blvd., Suite 245. Visit www.cherspokane.org to register and for more information.

Today

CPR - Friends and Family - Class covers adult, child and infant CPR and choking. Ideal for community members who want to know CPR but don’t need a certification card. Today, 6-8 p.m., at St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute, Room 200, 711 S. Cowley St. $10. Visit www.cherspokane.org to register and for more information.

Detection and Treatment of Early Lung Cancer - Presentation covers how to identify the early signs of lung cancer. Today, 6:30-8 p.m., at Providence Sacred Heart Auditorium, 20 W. Ninth Ave. Free and open to the public. Registration required. Visit www.cherspokane.org to register and for more information.

Upcoming

PREvent Class 3: Diabetes and Breast Cancer, Part 2 - For women who have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes and want to make lifestyle changes to prevent the onset of Type 2 diabetes which contributes to their risk for developing breast cancer. Wednesday, noon-1:30 p.m., at 501 N. Riverpoint Blvd., Suite 245. Free. Visit www.cherspokane.org to register and for more information.

2012 World Sight Day Expo - Lilac Services for the Blind is hosting World Sight Day Expo on Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., at 1212 N. Howard St. Event is a day of awareness, education and prevention for clients, families, caregivers and professionals who deal with vision loss. Free. Call (509) 328-9116, email Mathew@lilacblind.org, or visit www.lilacblind.org for more information.

Zumba Classes - The Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center is offering Zumba classes every Monday, 6-7 p.m., at 405 William St., Post Falls. Cost is $7 per class or $28 per month. Call (208) 457-8950, email art@thejacklincenter.org, or visit www.thejacklincenter.org for more information.

Maximized Living Makeover – Cancer Killers - Brian Wickstrom covers how to transform your body into a cancer-killing machine. Thursday, 6:15-8:15 p.m., at Maximized Living Health Center, 615 N. Sullivan Road, Suite B, Spokane Valley. Cost is $30 and includes the guidebook “The Cancer Killers.” Call (509) 241-3088, email rivercitychirospokane@gmail.com, or visit www.maximizedlivingdrwickstrom.com for more information.

Aging is Not For Sissies - Open to women age 55 and older. A day of sharing and learning together. Participants are encouraged to bring their personal journal if they have one. Suggested donation is $39 per person, includes materials and coffee and tea, participants should bring a sack lunch. Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at 1016 N. Superior St. Call (509) 483-6495 to register and visit www.sjfconline.org or email pnovak@sjfconline.org for more information.

The Natural Living Show - Spokane’s premier consumer show for natural, organic, sustainable and healthy products will make its debut at the Spokane Community College Lair, 1810 N. Greene St., on Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Event will showcase eco-friendly, sustainable and healthy products and services for those living an eco-friendly and healthy lifestyle. Cost is $7 ($2 off coupon can be found online at www.thenaturallivingshow.com). Call (509) 218-6519, email naturallivingshow@gmail.com, or visit www.thenaturallivingshow.com for more information.

Healthy Cooking Class - October’s class is “Eating to Prevent Cancer.” Oct. 18, 6:30-8 p.m., at Providence Holy Family Education Center, Room 1, 5633 N. Lidgerwood St. Free. Visit www.cherspokane.org to register and for more information.

Babysitting Basics - Course for youths age 10-15 to prepare them to be successful baby sitters. Topics include: how to care for infants, toddlers and older children; CPR and first aid for infants and children; discipline issues; safety and business basics. Oct. 20, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute, Room 200, 711 S. Cowley St. Cost is $40. Visit www.cherspokane.org to register and for more information.

Women’s Cancer Survivor Retreats -A weekend of rest, reflection, sharing, massage, reflexology, presentation, accommodations, meals and more with others who have been or are on the same journey. Retreats are: Oct. 26-28, Jan. 25-27, March 15-17, and May 17-19. Suggested donation is $195, $15 due at time of registration will be applied to total. St. Joseph’s Family Center, 1016 N. Superior St. Call (509) 483-6495, email pnovak@sjfconline.org, or visit www.sjfconline.org/ womensretreatsforcancersurvivors.html for more information and to register.

The Providence Mammography Coach - The coach, a program of Providence Health Care, features state-of-the-art digital imaging equipment and will be at 1441 N. Argonne Road, Spokane Valley, from 8:30-11 a.m.; and at 10100 N. Newport Highway from 1-4 p.m. on Oct. 31. Call (509) 474-2400 or (877) 474-2400 to schedule a mammogram.

Washington State University Memory Problem Study Participants Sought - Psychology researchers at Washington State University are seeking people with memory problems and their spouses or other family members to participate in treatment and intervention groups in Eastern Washington. Call (509) 335-4033, ext. 1, for more information.

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