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Enlighten-Dyslexia Understood – Parents of children with dyslexia and advocates for children struggling with dyslexia will find support at this first meeting. Thursday, 7 p.m. Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road. For more information call Niki Ely at (509) 255-7600 or email Free.

Oula Fitness Workshop – Easy to follow, high cardio, dance fitness class for people of all abilities. Saturday, 10 a.m. Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. Check-in at the front desk. For more information call (208) 667-1865, email or visit Free.

Resolve Weight Loss Workshop – Brian Wickstrom will provide information on the relationship between weight loss and hormones and share his 20 pounds in 30 days weight loss challenge. Feb. 2, 11 a.m. River City Chiropractic, 615 N. Sullivan Road, Suite B, Spokane Valley. $25, includes book. For more information call (509) 241-3088 or visit www.maximizedliving


Weight Loss Obstacles – Naturopath Toby Hallowitz will present a whole-body approach to weight loss. Participants can learn how specialty testing, food allergies, inflammation, diet and supplementation can affect weight gain/loss and help overcome weight-loss obstacles. Jan. 31, 6:30 p.m. Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. To register and for more information call (208) 667-1865, email or visit Free.

“Get Your Groove On” Classes for Seniors – Balance is Core: Strength exercises for upper body, core and lower body. Balance exercises are included, followed by relaxing stretch exercises. Mondays and Wednesdays, through March 25, 8:10-8:55 a.m., at St. Francis of Assisi Parish, 1104 W. Heroy Ave. Cost is $29. Aerobic Dance and Exercise: Boost your metabolism, tone and strengthen your muscles, and improve your flexibility and balance. Tuesdays and Thursdays, through March 19, 5:30-6:30 p.m., at CenterPlace, 2426 N. Discovery Place, Room 205, Spokane Valley. Cost is $36. Chair Yoga: Class uses chairs and standing modifications of yoga. No floor work. Ideal for those with arthritis. Fridays, through March 15, 10-11:30 a.m., at Corbin Senior Activity Center, 827 W. Cleveland Ave. Cost is $26. Yoga: Reduce stress, regain range of motion and manage pain in your muscles, bones and joints through proper breathing, a complete stretching workout and a relaxation exercise. Wednesdays, through March 27, 6:30-7:45 p.m. at CenterPlace, or 10-11:30 a.m. at Corbin Senior Activity Center. Cost is $32 for evening class or $36 for morning class. Yoga Intermediate: Tuesdays, through March 12, 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m., at Zion Lutheran Church, 218 W. Crawford Road, Deer Park, Wash. Cost is $26. Tai Chi Intermediate: Healing art integrates body, mind, heart and spirit. Thursdays, through March 21, 6:30-7:30 p.m., at CenterPlace. Cost is $26. Zumba: Combine Latin and international rhythms to get your body energized and in shape. Suited for all shapes, sizes, ages, and experience levels. Held Wednesdays, through March 20, 5:30-6:30 p.m., at Corbin Senior Activity Center. Cost is $26. Call (509) 279-6027 or email for more information.

Tai Chi for Health – Participants can take a variety of tai chi classes. Classes meet Monday through Wednesday through March 25. For a full schedule and details, call Bob or Cindy Petet at (509) 468-0683 or email Cost: $75 per person or $65 for Valley Senior Center members.

Offering Hope/Fostering Healing – Wednesday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. A workshop for pastors, ministers, counselors, youth leaders, spiritual directors, teachers and others who minister to families during times of loss. The course will give participants the tools necessary to guide those who have experienced the loss of a loved one through suicide. Cost is $35 per person, includes lunch. The Immaculate Heart Retreat Center, 6910 S. Ben Burr Road. To register and for more information call (509) 448-1224 or visit

Quest for Healthy Living – Learn about the importance of essential oils in healthy living. Each class is $5 and is held at 2 p.m. at On Sacred Grounds Coffee Shop, 12212 E. Palouse Highway, Valleyford. Wednesday: Cleaning the Natural Way; Jan. 30: Essential Beauty to Gorgeous, Glowing Skin (tips for men, too). Call (509) 979-2223 to reserve a spot and for more information.

Zumba Gold with Sandy – Seniors, active older adults, boomers, and beginners can have fun and get in shape in this class. Chair options are also available. All classes begin with a warm-up, followed by practice drills, and the last 20 minutes will be devoted to core strength, stability, flexibility and balance. Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. East Central Community Center, 500 S. Stone St. Cost is $10/month. To register and for information call (509) 270-0053.

Zumba Class with Sandy – Boomers, beginners, and others can work out at the Audubon Park Masonic Lodge, 2821 Northwest Blvd. All classes start with a warm-up, followed by practice drills before getting into the choreographed songs. Classes are Mondays and Thursdays, 4:30-5:30 and 5:45-6:45 p.m. Cost is $30/6 weeks. To register and for information call (509) 270-0053.

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: 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. Held at St. Joseph’s Family Center, 1016 N. Superior St. Call (509) 483-6495, email, or visit retreatsforcancersurvivors.html for information and to register.

Dog/People Blood Drive Inaugural Event – You and your dog can donate blood to help save lives. Human donations are for the Inland Northwest Blood Center, and canine blood is stored at the Pet Emergency Clinic Blood Bank for use locally. Eligible dogs must be healthy, 60 pounds or larger, and 1-6 years old. Call the clinic at (509) 535-3551 to sign up. Feb. 9, 1-5 p.m., at Lincoln Heights Veterinary Clinic, 2829 E. 27th Ave.

Chiropractic care

Free Scoliosis Screening – Enlist professional expertise to your service group or club. Call Loren C. Miller at (509) 327-3393.

Free Scoliosis Screening – The progression of scoliosis can be slowed or stopped and reversed in most cases without surgery. Utilize this opportunity to have your child evaluated. Call Mark Guthrie at (509) 327-8188.


Center of Calm Yoga – Yoga Level 1: Mondays at 4:30 p.m. Gentle/Back Care Yoga: Tuesdays, 10:30-11:45 a.m. Tai

Chi : Tuesdays, 9:15-10:15 a.m. Cost is by donation. A cu-Yoga: Wednesdays, 7-8:15 a.m., and Thursdays, 5 p.m. Cost is $11 per class or $40 for four classes. Held at 307 W. Francis Ave. Call (509) 998-1062 or visit for more information and to register.

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.

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

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: The art of 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 for more information.

Sunflower Yoga – Iyengar Method – Learn yoga poses, breathing practices and meditation to decrease stress and improve well-being. Quality, safe instruction with a certified Iyengar instructor. Day and evening classes available. Call (509) 535-7369 or visit for more information.

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

Vibrational Yoga – Modernized method of yoga designed to heal by tuning in to 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 to register and call (509) 315-1451 or email 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 or Larkin at for more information.

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