January 29, 2013 in Features, Health

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Red Cross Reconnection Workshops – Program meant to give support and skill-building to military families of service members who have been deployed repeatedly. Thursday, 6-7:30 p.m., Communicating Clearly; Feb. 28, 6-7:30 p.m., Exploring Stress and Trauma; March 28, 6-7:30 p.m., Identifying Depression. American Red Cross, 315 W. Nora Ave. To register and for more information call Breezy Tottenhoff at (509) 326-3330, ext. 202 or email Breezy.Tottenhoff@ redcross.org.

Inland Imaging Mammograms – As part of Inland Imaging’s Every Woman Can campaign, local women older than 40, who are uninsured, underinsured or have a high deductible and have no known breast health issues are invited to sign up for a free mammogram Friday. Mammogram screenings are available at Inland Imaging mammography centers at: the Providence Sacred Heart Doctors Building, 105 W. Eighth Ave.; Providence Holy Family Hospital, 5715 N. Lidgerwood St.; Inland Imaging South Center, 525 S. Cowley St.; and Spokane Valley Inland Imaging, 12420 E. Mission Ave. To schedule a screening appointment call (509) 363-7799. For information visit www.everywomancan.org.

Maximize Your Fat Loss – Get answers to your toughest questions about maximum weight loss from experts at Pilgrim’s Market. Learn about psychological components and what may be holding you back. Also learn what foods to eat and what foods to avoid. Feb. 5, 6:30 p.m. Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. For more information call (208) 667-1865, email info@kroccda.org or visit www.kroccda.org. Free.

Friends and Family CPR – Class covers adult, child and infant CPR and choking. The class is good for those who would like to learn CPR, but do not need a certification card. Feb. 5, 6-8 p.m. St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute, Room 200, 711 S. Cowley St. $10. To register and for more information visit www.cherspokane.org.

PREvent Class 1: Taking Action to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes – Class is the first in a six-part series to work with women who have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes. Course is supported by a grant from Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Feb. 6, noon-1:30 p.m. 501 N. Riverpoint Blvd., Suite 245. Free. To register and for more information visit www.cherspokane.org.

Quit for Good: A Tobacco Cessation Program – Quit smoking for good in this four-week program. For attending four sessions, participants will receive a $25 gift card and a free quit kit. A new series begins the first Wednesday of every month. For age 18 and older. Feb. 6, 6-7 p.m. Holy Family Health Education Center, Room Four, 5633 N. Lidgerwood St. Free. To register and for more information visit www.cherspokane.org.

Inland Northwest Coalition on Eating Disorders Teen Summit – Open to area teenagers to learn about body image, eating disorders, pressure from society about their physical appearance and other stereotypes, along with health and wellness. Lunch will be provided. Feb. 9, 10 a.m. Spokane Falls Community College, Student Union Building 17, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. For more information call (509) 768-6042, email aevedreyer@gmail.com or visit www.incedspokane.org/ teen-summit. Free.

Community CPR Training – Providence Health Care and American Medical Response experts will conduct 30-minute training sessions that will include a short video, demonstration and practice the hands-on only CPR technique. Feb. 9, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Gonzaga University, Cataldo Hall, 429 E. Boone Ave. To register and for more information visit www.phc.org. Free.

Upcoming

Weight Loss Obstacles – Naturopath Toby Hallowitz will present a whole-body approach to weight loss. Thursday, 6:30 p.m. Salvation Army Kroc Center, 1765 W. Golf Course Road, Coeur d’Alene. To register and for information call (208) 667-1865, email info@kroccda.org or visit www.kroccda.org. Free.

Resolve Weight Loss Workshop – Brian Wickstrom will provide information on the relationship between weight loss and hormones. Saturday, 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.maximizedlivingdrwickstrom.com.

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.

“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 mange pain 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 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 kmurray@iel.spokane. edu 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 (509) 468-0683 or email taichihelp@ salescreators.com. Cost $75 per person or $65 for Valley Senior Center members.

Zumba Gold with Sandy – Seniors, boomers, and beginners can have fun and get in shape in this class. Chair options are also available. 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 workout at the Audubon Park Masonic Lodge, 2821 Northwest Blvd. 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: 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/womens retreatsforcancer survivors.html for information and to register.

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