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Nine Simple Steps to Fight Fatigue – A Dystonia Group educational meeting, with speaker Dawn Fichter. Family and friends are welcome. Friday, 2-3 p.m., St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute, 711 S. Cowley St., Room 200. Call (509) 951-8480 or email denise@designden.com for reservations. For more information visit www.dyscoveries.com.

Become Superhuman – Friday and Saturday. Discover the fastest way to get a better body, enhance performance, cut through diet confusion, blast body fat, and live longer at “Become Superhuman.” 8:30 a.m., Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd., $297. Call (877) 209-9439 or visit www.superhumancoach.com.

Hearing Loss Association - A sound system, real-time captioning, and a room loop will make easy communication possible for all at the meeting. Saturday, 9:30-11:30 a.m., HLA of Spokane, 1206 N. Howard St. For more information email hlaspokane@gmail.com.

Today

CPR – Class covers adult, child and infant CPR. Perfect for those wanting know CPR, but do not need a certification card. Today, 6-8 p.m., St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute, Room 200, 711 S. Cowley St., $10. Register at www.cherspokane.org.

Upcoming

ObamaCare: Fact and Fiction – Spokane Public Radio and City Cable 5 are hosting the SPR Health Forum to discuss the Affordable Healthcare Act. Panelists for the forum include Mike Kreidler, Washington insurance commissioner; Madeline Otto, Group Health’s director of federal government relations; Michael Marchand, of the Washington Health Benefit Exchange; and Dr. Jeff Collins, Providence Health Care chief medical executive. Former SPR news director Doug Nadvornick will moderate the discussion and take audience questions during the second hour. The forum will be taped for broadcast on KPBS, KSFC and City Cable 5, and will also be available online. March 19, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Spokane City Hall Council Chambers, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. For information, visit www.spokanepublicradio.org/

forums.

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. Held at St. Joseph’s Family Center, 1016 N. Superior St. Call (509) 483-6495, email pnovak@sjfconline.org, or visit www.sjfconline.org/womens

retreatsforcancersurvivors.html for more information and to register.

Parenting/childbirth

Free Developmental Screenings – For infants and toddlers younger than age 3 living in Spokane County. Screenings include: language, physical strength and coordination, vision, hearing, feeding and behavior. Several sites are available. To make an appointment, call the Spokane Regional Health District’s Infant Toddler Network at (509) 324-1651.

Free Health Baby Weight Checks - For new moms and babies up to 1 year old. Offered Mondays-Saturdays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., at Valley Hospital and Medical Center’s Lactation Office, 1st floor, 12606 E. Mission Ave., Spokane Valley. Call (509) 473-5706 or email johnsond@empirehealth.org or lloyddc1@empirehealth.org for more information.

Cancer support

Breast Cancer Support – The group meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month from 6-8 p.m. at Holy Family Hospital, 5633 N. Lidgerwood St., in the Radiation Oncology Department Conference Room. Call (509) 474-5490 for information.

Breast Cancer Wellness Group – Support group sponsored by Kootenai Health meets Mondays, noon-1 p.m. at Kootenai Cancer Center, 1440 E. Mullan Ave., Post Falls. For more information, call (208) 619-4138.

Cancer and Community Charities – Meets the second Wednesday of each month at 1 p.m. at Elks Lodge, 1170 W. Prairie Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Lunch is served at noon for $8. For more information call (208) 773-4909 or email mtsaunders1@roadrunner.com.

Cancer Support Group – Meets the first, third and fifth Tuesdays of each month, 5:30-7 p.m., Holy Family Hospital, Health Education Center, 5633 N. Lidgerwood St., Room 2. Cost is free. Call (509) 474-5490 for more information.

Look Good … Feel Better – A program offered by the American Cancer Society to help women diagnosed with cancer learn how to apply cosmetics and choose wigs and other head wear. The group meets twice monthly. For locations, time and more information, call Bonnie Abernethy at (509) 455-3440, option 3.

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.

Yoga

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.

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, breath work 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 St., 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: 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 www.sjfconline.org for more information.

Sunflower Yoga – Iyengar Method – Learn yoga poses, breath 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 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.

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.

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

<p>therapy.com or Larkin at larkinetics@aol.com for more information.

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.

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.

Al-Anon – For family and friends with the disease of alcoholism. For 24-hour information and support, call (509) 456-2125 or (888) 425-2666 or visit www.wa-al-anon.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous – For 24-hour information and support, call (509) 624-1442. Visit www.aaspokane.org for meeting schedules and for more information.

Daybreak of Spokane – Offers residential and outpatient treatment for adolescents with emphasis on family. Downtown outpatient and residential, 960 E. Third St., (509) 444-7033; Valley outpatient, 11711 E. Sprague Ave., (509) 927-1991.

Tobacco Cessation Classes – Community Health Education and Resources Office is offering free tobacco cessation classes throughout Spokane. Call (509) 232-8138.

Tobacco Cessation Classes – Free for Group Health members. For a list of dates and times, call (509) 459-1086 or visit www.ghc.org.

Quit and Win Tobacco Program – Free program offers classes two times a month, flexible quit dates, chances to win prizes at each class once you quit and support to help you quit and stay quit. Held at Providence Holy Family Hospital, 5633 N. Lidgerwood St. (509) 232-8138.

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