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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Sunday, August 24, 2003

Health Calendar

Advertiser Staff

Kripalu Yoga Classes, Walleska Tepping teaches relaxation and rejuvenation, 9-10:30 p.m. Saturdays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort; $15. 922-6611.

"Convert your Home to a Health Hazard-free household," learn how to eliminate molds and mildew in the home to prevent allergies and other health risks, presented by Fely Gabriel, noon today, Kukui Plaza at Fort Street Mall, Diamond Head Tower; free. 599-4118.

"The Mind/body Connection: an Eastern Perspective," learn to identify and prevent the five main blocks of vital energy through physical practices and spiritual methods from Dr. Rick Himmelmann, 3-6 p.m. today, Hawaii Health and Wellness Institute; $39. 848-5544 or www.untherapy.com.

Personal Safety and Self-Defense, class taught by Edward Barinque, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays, Art of Dance Studio at Manoa Marketplace; $40 per month or $55 for two months. 683-5979.

Warm Water Exercise, for those with arthritis who want a fun workout, 11 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, All Star Sports and Therapy Center (near King and Dillingham); $5 per class. 537-4460.

Health and Wellness workshop, Dr. Mark Hoffman on how to build your natural immune system, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Island Family Chiropractic; free. 596-0599.

"Diabetes and You: Now What?," Ululani Young discusses management of the disease, noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, third-floor conference room, Honolulu Medical Group Building; free. 537-2211, ext. 581.

Relax with Meditation, learn how to use the ancient practices to bring inner peace and enrichment, 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays, Kailua; free. Call for location and reservation: 261-9791.

"Successful Breastfeeding in the 21st Century," panel discussion with Dr. Sylvia Pager and lactation counselors, 7-8 p.m. followed by a tour of the maternity area, Queen Emma Tower 10, The Queen's Medical Center; free. Registration required: 537-7117.

CHI-LEL QIGONG, with instructor Ginny Walden of Blue Sky Healing Arts, 8-9 a.m. Thursdays, Kapahulu Center; $5. 396-9080.

"Elder Fraud: Sweepstakes and Telemarketing," tips from the Honolulu Police Department on protecting elders from fraudulent money-making scams, 10-11:30 a.m. Aug. 30, Kewalo Room, Ward Warehouse; free. Reservations: 591-2771.

Strength Training Class: learn easy exercises using resistance techniques to increase flexibility, balance, coordination and strength, sponsored by Shape Up Across Hawaii, 12:45-2:30 p.m. Aug. 30, first floor conference room, Kapi'olani Women's Center, 1907 S. Beretania St.; free. Registration: 535-7000.

"Afternoon of Art," with works by over 40 of Hawaii's well-known artists and food catered by Indigo Restaurant, 5-8 p.m. Aug. 30, Pegge Hopper Gallery; $40 per person or $65 per couple, with a portion of art sales to benefit Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies. 951-5805.

Send announcements to Health Calendar, Island Life, Honolulu Advertiser, P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, HI 96802; fax: 525-8055, or write islandlife@honoluluadvertiser.com with "Health Cal" in the subject line.