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Prepared Childbirth – This five-week class will discuss the stages and management of labor. Begins today 6-8 p.m. at Sacred Heart Medical Center, 101 W. Eighth Ave. or Monday from 7-9 p.m. at Valley Hospital and Medical Center, 12606 E. Mission Ave. The cost is $80 and registration is required. For information, call the Community Health Education and Resources office at 232-8138.

Sensational Beginnings – For expectant and new parents, this class will discuss baby capabilities, parent discussion and practice with baby, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Holy Family Hospital, 5633 N. Lidgerwood. The cost is $20 and registration is required. For information call the Community Health Education and Resources office at 232-8138.

Free Hatha Yoga Class – The Radha Yoga Center, 406 S. Coeur d’Alene Street #T, presents this class of classical yoga positions, 5:30-7 p.m. For information, call the center at 838-3575.

New listings

Getting to the Heart of the Matter, Part One, Prevention – February is heart health month and Deaconess Health Education Center, 800 W. Fifth Ave., will discuss what you need to know about preventing heart disease and stroke, today, 5:30-8:30 p.m. The forum, which will meet in room 265, is free and includes dinner, screenings and a resource fair. Registration is required. For information, call CHER at 232-8138.

Getting to the Heart of the Matter, Part Two, Diagnosis – Part two of this forum will discuss ideas for treatment of heart disease, Wednesday, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Providence Auditorium, 101 W. Eighth Ave. The cost is free and includes dinner, screenings and a resource fair. Registration is required. For information, call CHER at 232-8138.

Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease: Are You at a Higher Risk? – This seminar will discuss the relationship between diabetes and cardiovascular disease, Wednesday, 7 p.m. in the second-floor conference room of Rockwood Clinic, 400 E. Fifth Ave. For information, call 755-6570.

Seizures After 60 – This seminar will discuss safety, first aid and seizure recognition for seniors and their families, Wednesday, 6:30-8 p.m. at the Epilepsy Foundation Northwest, 315 W. Mission Ave. For information, call Sharon Johnston at 325-1128.

Living Long and Living Well: How Can We Afford it? – Dr. Robert Butler will present this public lecture Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Red Lion Hotel at the Park, 303 W. North River Drive. For information, call 358-7640 or e-mail ahec@wsu.edu or visit

Children at Birth – This class will prepare children ages six and older for the birth of a sibling, Thursday 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Holy Family Hospital, 5633 N. Lidgerwood. The cost is $40 and registration is required. For information, call CHER at 232-8138.

Heartsaver CPR – For lay people who may need to respond to emergencies that require CPR, this course will meet Thursday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute, 711 S. Cowley. The cost is $50 and registration is required. For information, call CHER at 232-8138.

Prepared Childbirth – This two-day class will discuss the stages and management of labor. Begins Friday, 6-9 p.m. at Deaconess Medical Center, 800 W. Fifth Ave. The cost is $80 and registration is required. For information, call CHER at 232-8138.

Adult, Child, Infant CPR and First Aid Refresher/Renewal Class – Presented by the American Red Cross, this class will meet on Friday at 6 p.m. or Saturday from noon-4 p.m. at the Gladish Community Center, 115 N.W. State St., room 313, Pullman. The cost is $20. For information, call 332-2304.

Yuen Method of Chinese Energetics – Learn to ease chronic pain, anxiety or depression at three free demonstrations, Wednesday, 7-9 p.m. at North Unity Church, 4123 E. Lincoln Road; Thursday, 7-9 p.m. in the Student Union of North Idaho College, Coeur d’Alene; and Friday 4-6 p.m. at the Tapio Center, Suite 302, 104 S. Freya. There also will be a Yuen Training Workshop Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Peppertree Best Western in Liberty Lake. For more information, visit www.energeticwellbeing.com; call Kari Wagler at 534-7374 or e-mail Kari@Kari-Joys.com.

Heart Check Fair – Deaconess Medical Center, 800 W. Fifth Ave., is presenting this fair Friday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in Room 268. The day will feature free cardiovascular risk assessments and other tests will be available for a small fee. For information, call 473-7901.

Radha Yoga Classes – A complete schedule of classes will begin Monday at the Radha Yoga Center, 406 S. Coeur d’Alene St., Suite T. Classes are $10 each or $48 for a six-week session. For information,call the center at 838-3575.

Free Bone Density and Blood Pressure Screenings – Deaconess Medical Center Health and Education Building, 901 W. Fifth Ave., is offering screenings every Monday and Thursday from 9 a.m.-noon and 3-5 p.m. in the Osteoporosis Resource Center. For information, call 473-3058.

Yoga

Yoga in the Valley – To increase strength and mobility, relaxation and overall sense of well-being. First class is free, call Jennifer at 217-9268.

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