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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, January 10, 2002

Health Calendar


Healing Beauty series, six weeks of facial yoga and Qigong with Karinna Kittles and Sabrina Stevens to achieve inner beauty, 10-11:30 a.m. or 6-7:30 p.m. six Thursdays beginning Jan. 10, held at Unity Church at Diamond Head; $125 for six classes. To register: 942-1522.

"The truth about Fat Loss," learn what really works from certified trainer Brian Shimamura, 12:30-1:15 p.m., YWCA on Richards Street; free (bring your own lunch.) 638-7061.

"Introduction to Reiki," demonstration of hands-on healing by Master Maureen Pua'ena O'Shaughnessy, 6-8 p.m., Kapi'olani Women's Center; free. 535-7000.

"Eat Well on the Road to Heavenly Longevity," chef Raymond Siu prepares vegetarian Chinese New Year cuisine, a "Veggie Life" Cooking Class, 7-8:30 p.m., Castle Center for Health Promotion, Kane'ohe; $10 includes meal. 263-5400.


"Setting the Myths of Exercise & Nutrition Straight," separate fact from fiction with certified trainer Brian Shimamura, 12:30-1:15 p.m., YWCA on Richards Street; free (bring your own lunch.) 638-7061.


Hawai'i's Biggest Blood Drive, sponsored by Zippy's restaurants and Punahou School's Key Club, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Honolulu Country Club. Call to schedule an appointment. 973-0880, ext. 321, 845-9966.

Walking Workshop with Barbara Steffens, start the new year with help beginning a walking program, 8:30-10 a.m., Kapi'olani Park; $7 general public, free with "The Healing Heart Program" card. Register by tomorrow 546-4466.

Yoga Basics, eight-week series begins for the new yoga student, 11:30 a.m. Saturdays or 4:30 p.m. Mondays, Yoga Hawaii in Kaimuki; $88 for eight classes. Advance registration required. 739-9642.

"The Truth About Carbohydrates," Dr. Terry Shintani, author of "The Hawai'i Diet" and "The Good Carbohydrate Revolution," talks about myths of carbohydrates and the high-protein diet controversy, sponsored by the Vegetarian Society of Hawai'i, 7 p.m., McCoy Pavilion at Ala Moana Beach Park; free.


Seniors Exercise Classes, light stretching and aerobic classes for seniors, 8 to 9 a.m. each Tuesday and Thursday, Art-of-Dance Studio at Manoa Marketplace; $5 per hour or $15 a month. Registration and information: 224-4777.


Reiki Healing Circle, meditation and relaxation for self-healing, 6:15-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Unity Church of Hawai'i at Diamond Head; $5 suggested donation. Call for directions to new locations: 479-5179.

Send announcements to: Health Calendar, Island Life, Honolulu Advertiser, P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, HI 96802. Fax: 525-8055. E-mail: islandlife@honoluluadvertiser.com or fax 525-8055.