Baby Care – Course focuses on learning hands-on care of infants, safety issues, feeding and comforting of a new baby. Today, 6-8 p.m., at St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute, 711 S. Cowley St. Cost is $25 per person, preregistration is required. Call (509) 232-8138 to register and for more information.
Red Cross Adult/Child CPR/AED plus Infant CPR Classes – Learn to care for respiratory or cardiac emergencies for adults, children and infants. Classes are today, and Sept. 19, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at American Red Cross Inland Northwest Chapter, 315 W. Nora Ave. Cost is $50 per class. For more details and to register, visit www.spokaneredcross.org/ classes.html or call (509) 326-3330, ext. 215 or 209.
Peak Fitness Pump in the Park – Bodypump class followed by full barbecue dinner and live auction with music by Rock Bottom. Everyone will receive a gift bag. Cost is $15/adults, $5/children, all proceeds go to the Boys & Girls Club of Kootenai County. Thursday, 6- 10 p.m., at Q’emiln Park Pavilion on the Spokane River in Post Falls. Call (208) 773-0601 or (208) 457-9089 for more information.
Kootenai Health Triathlon for Kids – For ages 4-12, with kid-sized courses specific to their age groups. Saturday, check-in is at 8 a.m., mandatory pre-race meeting at 9:30 a.m., and the first race, featuring the youngest entrants, is at 10 a.m. Cost is $20. All participants receive T-shirts and all finishers receive awards. Call (208) 457-8232 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Register online at www.kootenaihealth.org/rehab.
Sensational Beginnings – Course designed to help new parents and caregivers communicate with their baby and understand the messages they are sending you. Next Tuesday, 6-8 p.m., at St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute, 711 S. Cowley St. Cost is $15 per person. Call (509) 232-8138 to register and for more information.
Climbing for Fitness – For women ages 15 and older. Learn and perfect climbing technique while getting a workout. Classes are 6-8 p.m. on Wednesdays, Sept. 9-23, at Wild Walls, 202 W. Second Ave. Cost is $37. Call (509) 625-6200 or visit www.spokaneparks.org to register and for more information.
Stretch Up Classes – Pilates/Stretch – Mondays, 9-10 a.m., $35; Thursdays, 10:15-11:15 a.m., $40. Gentle Yoga – Mondays, 10:15-11:15 a.m., $35. Core Intensity – Wednesdays, 8:30-9 a.m., $24. Yoga Flow – Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9-10 a.m., $40 for either session. Classes run Sept. 9-Oct. 29 at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 3606 S. Schafer Road. Call (509) 926-6363 for more information.
Parenting Your Toddler – Informative session focuses on how to manage the ups and downs of the toddler years (ages 2-6), including development, communication, discipline and tantrums. Sept. 10, 6:30-8 p.m., at Valley Hospital Health and Education Center, 12606 E. Mission Ave., Spokane Valley. Cost is $10 per person. Call (509) 232-8138 to register and for more information.
Ask a Dietitian – Participants will receive a healthy meal planner and learn more about getting started in a healthier life and making changes in eating habits to improve health, manage weight, and impact overall well-being. Registered dietitians will be available for consultation. Free. Sept. 10, 4:30-7 p.m., at Rosauers, 10618 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley. Call (509) 232-8145 to register and for more information.
Red Cross Babysitter’s Training Course – For ages 11-15. Participants will develop skills in leadership, basic care, safe play and first aid, and will receive a manual, emergency guide, CD-ROM, first aid kit and Babysitter’s Training certification. Sept. 12 and 26, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at American Red Cross Inland Northwest Chapter, 315 W. Nora Ave. For more information and to register, call (509) 326-3330 ext. 215 or 209 or visit www.spokaneredcross. org/classes.html.
Write to Reshape Your Life – Eight-week workshop to play with body image, explore the space within, reshape yourself with yoga, words and art, find your body’s poem, learn to eat mindfully, and more. Cost is $35 per week per class or $250 for entire class (participants must commit to entire eight-week course). Saturdays, Sept. 12-Nov. 7, at Moon Tree Gentle Yoga, 511 S. Pine St., Suite D. Call (509) 481-3134 or visit www.moontreeyoga.com for more information.
Walking Group – Meets 5:45-7 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays through September at Northeast Community Center, 4002 N. Cook St. All levels of fitness are welcome. Free. Call (509) 232-8138 to register and for more information.
Red Cross Adult/Child CPR/AED plus Infant CPR – Participants learn to care for respiratory or cardiac emergencies for adults, children and infants. Classes are Wednesday, Sept. 10 and 19 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sept. 22 and 24 from 6-10 p.m. Held at American Red Cross Inland Northwest Chapter, 315 W. Nora Ave. $50 per class. For more information and to register, call (509) 326-3330 ext. 215 or 209 or visit www.spokaneredcross.org/ classes.html.
The Four Noble Truths – 12-week series covers the core of Buddhist teaching: There is suffering, there is a cause to suffering, there is an end to suffering, there is a path out of suffering. Each class will include meditation, talk and discussion; 6-7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, Sept. 9-Dec. 16, at St. Joseph Family Center, 1016 N. Superior St. Cost is $120, or $12 per class. Call (509) 928-3863, e-mail email@example.com, or go to www.mainstream- mindfulness.com for more information.
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