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Today

Radha Yoga Center Classes – New session of classes begins today. Held at Radha Yoga Center, 406 S. Coeur d’Alene St. Call (509) 838-3575 or e-mail radhayoga@comcast.net for more information.

Red Cross Fundamentals of Instructor Training – Pre-requisite for instructor candidates to introduce participants to the history and programs of the American Red Cross including policies and procedures to ensure course consistency and quality; 5:30-10 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.spokanered cross.org/classes.html.

Sensational Beginnings – Course designed to help new parents and caregivers communicate with their baby and understand the messages they are sending you; 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.

New listings

Free Car Seat Checks – Certified car seat technicians will make sure your child’s seat is safely secured and installed in accordance with Idaho traffic regulations. A limited number of new car seats will be available to those who qualify with a minimum donation of $5. Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., outside the Brian Goetz State Farm Insurance Agency office, 840 W. Kathleen Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Call (208) 666-2030 or visit www.kootenaihealth.org for more information.

Town Hall Meeting on Health Care Reform – Covers how to reform your own health with or without government intervention. Free and open to the public. Monday, 6-7:30 p.m., at Deaconess Health and Education Building, Room 268, 910 W. Fifth Ave. Call (509) 747-7066 to reserve a spot and visit www.themetabolic-institute.com or e-mail info@themetabolic-institute.com for more information.

Smart Supermarket Shopping – Covers how smart shopping can help create a healthier lifestyle. Next Tuesday, 6-8 p.m. at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, 101 W. Eighth Ave. Cost is $30, preregistration is required. Call (509) 232-8145 to register and for more information.

Zumba Fitness for Beginners – For ages 16 and older. Six-week class for those just getting back into exercising, incorporates Latin rhythms into a workout. Cost is $28. Held Wednesdays, Sept. 16-Oct. 28, 5-6 p.m. at the East Central Community Center, 500 S. Stone St. Call (509) 625-6200 or visit www.spokaneparks.org for more information.

Rheumatoid Arthritis – Covers how to manage symptoms to live as pain-free as possible. Sept. 17, 6:30-8 p.m. at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center’s auditorium, 101 W. Eighth Ave. Free and open to the public. Call (509) 232-8138 to register and for more information.

Bloomsday Off-Season Training – For ages 16 and older. Robin Marks will help start training early to maximize efficiency and minimize injuries. All paces welcome. Four-week class is held Saturdays, Sept. 19-Oct. 10, 10:30 a.m.-noon at West Central Community Center, 1603 N. Belt St. Cost is $45. Call (509) 625-6200 or visit www.spokaneparks.org for more information.

Awaken to Your Intuition and Inner Guidance – Workshop where you will heal, feel energy and use your intuition. Sept. 21, 7-10 p.m. at Quality Inn, 110 E. Fourth Ave. Cost is $35. Call (509) 540-854-4841 or visit www.balancedlivinginstitute.com for more information.

Gluten Free Support Group Meeting – Monthly meeting will feature a round table discussion on Celiac disease in social settings and information on calcium supplements. Sept. 21, 6:30 p.m. at the Argonne Library, 4322 N. Argonne Road. Call (509) 535-7668 for more information.

Save the One – Memorial walk to prevent suicide. Proceeds will fund local programs to prevent suicide and to assist those affected by suicide in North Idaho. Walk along the Centennial Trail beginning at O’Shay’s Restaurant parking lot, 313 E. Coeur d’Alene Drive, Coeur d’Alene. Oct. 4, 10 a.m. To preregister, pledge or donate, visit www.spanidaho.org/walks.shtml or e-mail spannorth@gmail.com or call (208) 290-6161.

Upcoming

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, through Sept. 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 Wednesday through Oct. 29 at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 3606 S. Schafer Road. Call (509) 926-6363 for more information.

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. Held 6-7:30 p.m., Wednesdays through Dec. 16 (no class Oct. 7 and 28 or Nov. 18), at St. Joseph Family Center, 1016 N. Superior St. Cost is $120, or $12 per class. Call (509) 928-3863, e-mail sati@windwireless.net, or visit www.mainstream- mindfulness.com for more information.

Zumba Preview Party – An introduction to Zumba, a combination of Latin and International rhythms with aerobic moves to get the body energized and in shape. Free and open to the community. Wear workout gear and appropriate footwear. Wednesday, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at East Central Community Center, 500 S. Stone St. Call (208) 640-9939 or e-mail karmstrong@spokanecity.org for more information.

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