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Surviving Trauma, Grief and Loss – The Suncrest Wellness Center, 5598 Highway 291 Suite 5, Nine Mile Falls, is presenting Jeff Hastings, today at 6:30 p.m. Hastings will discuss moving through the grief process after losing loved ones. Registration is required. For information, call 280-6148.

Preventing Pelvic Floor Problems during Pregnancy and Post-Partum – Sacred Heart Medical Center, 101 W. Eighth Ave., is presenting Valerie Wang, a physical therapist, today at 5:30 p.m. in the Avista Classroom of the Sacred Heart Women’s Health Center. Wang will discuss controlling “leaking” and other pelvic floor issues that arise during and after pregnancy. Registration is required. For information, call 474-2400.

New listings

Hip and Knee Pain Seminar – The Bone and Joint Center at Sacred Heart Medical Center, 101 W. Eighth Ave., is presenting this seminar that will discuss what to do when your joints start to feel run down, Thursday at 10 a.m. in Sacred Heart Doctor’s Building, Suite 1000. For information, call 474-7400.

Mammogram Screenings – The Women’s Health Center Coach will be at the Spokane Regional Health District, 1100 W. College Ave., Thursday from 1:30-4:30 p.m. The center will also help find services to help cover the cost for the underinsured or the noninsured. To schedule an appointment or for information, call 474-2400.

Reiki Clinic – This monthly free clinic will be offered at the Harding Family Center, 411 N. 15th St., Coeur d’Alene, Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The clinics are offered every fourth Thursday of the month. For information, call (208) 665-5862.

Diabetes Education and Support: Getting Started – Group Health Cooperative is offering this one-time class Aug. 3 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. for those who have recently been diagnosed with diabetes or those who would like a refresher course, at Group Health’s Riverfront Medical Center, 322 W. North River Drive. The cost is $30 and registration is required. For information, call 459-1086 or visit www.ghc.org.

Pre-Diabetes: “What to Do” – Group Health Cooperative is offering this one-time class Aug. 4 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. that will discuss the diagnosis of diabetes, its problems and its treatments at Group Health’s Riverfront Medical Center, 322 W. North River Drive. Registration is required. For information, call 459-1086 or visit www.ghc.org.

Hope for Eating Disorders and Depression Seminar – Dr. Gregg Jantz will discuss eating disorders and how to get help for you, your family, or friends, Aug. 20 from 9 a.m.-noon at Life Center North, 202 E. Lyons Ave. Registration is required. For information call (888) 771-5166.

Stress Reduction Clinic – Dr. Mary Gentile, a clinical psychologist, will discuss ways to manage pain, relax and control anxiety. The program is eight weeks long and will begin on Sept. 6. For information, call Gentile at 487-6337.

Upcoming

Heartsaver CPR Renewal – for current AHA Heartsaver cardholders who wish to renew their status, this class will meet Thursday from 1-5 p.m. at St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institutes, 711 S. Cowley. The cost is $55 and registration is required. For information, call the Community Health Education and Resources office at 232-8138.

Children at Birth – This class will discuss ways for children to help mother after the birth of a new brother or sister, Thursday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Deaconess Medical Center, 800 W. Fifth Ave. The class will include a video on childbirth, and parents are encouraged to attend. The cost is $40 and registration is required. For information, call the Community Health Education and Resource office at 232-8138.

Cancer Support

Cancer Support – For questions about cancer, call Providence Cancer Center at 474-5490. A nurse will answer questions and give the latest local and national 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 monthly. For locations, time and more information, call Abby Wadlow at 455-3440, option 3.

Cancer Fitness Recovery Program – The Medically Directed Wellness Center at St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute is looking for four underinsured or uninsured women to participate in its Cancer Fitness Recovery Program. The program helps cancer survivors deal with the side effects of chemotherapy and radiation. The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation has set aside money for women who cannot afford to join. For more information call 473-6013.

Chiropractic Care

Free Scoliosis Screenings – Liberty Lake Chiropractic Clinic, 1318 N. Liberty Lake Road. Call 891-4088.

Free Scoliosis Screen – Enlist professional expertise to your service group or club. Call Loren C. Miller, at 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 327-8188.

Free Workshop – Bond Chiropractic Health Center offers a free workshop on alternative health-care topics, 307 W. Francis. Call 489-1544 for times and dates.

Drug and alcohol

Daybreak of Spokane – offers residential and outpatient treatment for adolescents with emphasis on family. Downtown outpatient and residential, 628 S. Cowley, 624-3227; Valley outpatient, 11707 E. Sprague, Suite D-4, 960 E. Third Ave., 927-1991.

Parents of Addicted Teens – Group is forming. For information, call 747-6901 and leave a message.

Partners of Addicts – Group is forming. For information, call 747-6901 and leave a message.

Tobacco Cessation Classes – CHER is offering free tobacco cessation classes throughout Spokane. Call 232-8138 or 232-8139.

Tobacco Cessation Classes – These classes will be offered to Group Health members for free. For a list of dates and times, call 459-1086 or visit www.ghc.org.

Yoga

Low Cost Yoga Class – every Thursday from 12:05-12:50 p.m., West Central Community Center gymnasium, 1603 N. Belt. Learn breathing, stretching, and relaxation techniques. Bring comfortable workout clothing. Cost is a minimum donation of $2. Contact Rick Harris at 326-9540.

Mantra Yoga: Morning Spiritual Practice – This free chanting mantra yoga class will teach you how to transform emotions and provide a sense of inner calm. The class meets every Thursday from 7-7:30 a.m. at the Radha Yoga Center, 406 S. Coeur d’Alene St., Suite T. For more information, call 838-3575.

Qi-Gong – The St. Joseph Family Center, 1016 N. Superior St., is offering this class, pronounced “chee-goong,” to help boost self-confidence, firm the body and relieve depression every Wednesday from noon-1:15 p.m. The cost is $40 for six sessions. For information, call the center at 483-6495.

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.

Yoga and Pilates Classes – All fitness and experience levels welcome at the Fitness Studio of the Warehouse Athletic Facility, 800 N. Hamilton. Classes for Pilates/yoga blends meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:10-1 p.m., and 5:15-6:15 p.m. For more information call Katie at 484-2670 or e-mail Katie@warehouseathletics.com.

Yoga – Offered on Tuesdays from 4-5 p.m. at Positive Power Studio, 9107 N. Country Homes Blvd., suite 7. The first class is free and $10 after that. Discount cards are also available. For information call 467-9199.

Yoga and Pilates Fusion Class – This class meets on Saturdays from 9-10:30 a.m. at Positive Power Yoga and Pilates Studio, 9107 N. Country Homes Blvd., Suite 7. The cost is a $5 donation and the proceeds will go to the Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery. For information, call 467-9199.

Yoga and Tai Chi Fusion Class – This class meets on Mondays from 5:15-6:15 at the Positive Power Yoga and Pilates Studio, 9107 N. Country Homes Blvd., Suite 7. The cost is $10 or there are discounts available for students. For information, call 467-9199.

Strength and Core Training with Weights – This class meets on Mondays from 9:30-10:30 a.m. and Tuesdays from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Positive Power Yoga and Pilates Studio, 9107 N. Country Homes Blvd., Suite 7. The cost is $10 or there are discounts available for students. For information, call 467-9199.

Hatha Yoga Classes – The Radha Yoga Center, 406 S. Coeur d’Alene St. Suite T, is presenting this class for beginners and experts on Thursdays from 5:30-7 p.m. and on Saturdays from 9-10:30 a.m. The cost is $8 per class. For more information call 838-3575 or e-mail radhayoga@comcast.net.

Pilates – Presented by Positive Power Yoga and Pilates Studio, 9107 N. Country Homes Blvd. Suite 7, this class meets on Wednesdays from 9:30-10:30 a.m. The cost is $10. For information, call 467-9199.

Yoga and 15 Minute Musical Meditation – Presented by Positive Power Yoga and Pilates Studio, 9107 N. Country Homes Blvd., Suite 7, this class meets on Wednesdays from 5:30-6:45 p.m. the cost is $10. For information, call 467-9199.

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