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The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted on: Saturday, September 6, 2003

Health Calendar

Advertiser Staff

Alzheimer's Memory Walk, registration 6 p.m. today, 5K walk begins 7 a.m., with food, entertainment and prizes to following, walk begins and ends at Ward Warehouse; registration fee $35 day of event. 591-2771.

Mars & Venus 101, an introduction to the concepts of Mars and Venus in understanding relationships, 10 a.m.-noon today, Mars & Venus Counseling Center, Kilohana Square, 2851 Kihei St., Kapahulu; free. Register by Wednesday: 737-6277.

Slow Motion — Tai Chi for Balance, learn basic moves to improve health, sponsored by Shape Up Across Hawaii, noon-1 p.m. today, Pohai Nani Retirement Community, Kane'ohe; free. Register: 247-6211, ext. 1107.

Kissing Cigarrettes Goodbye, seminar on how to overcome tobacco and other addictions through a self-help method taught by volunteers from the Clean Air Team, 3 p.m. tomorrow, Liliha Public Library, 1515 Liliha St; free. 948-3299.

The Way of the Wound, overview of the psychological and spiritual impact of trauma, presented by Robert Grant, 4 p.m. tomorrow, Mystical Rose Oratory, Chaminade University; free. Also: workshop on the psychological impact, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday; and workshop on the spiritual impact, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, Mystical Rose Oratory; $15 in advance, $20 at the door for each workshop. 735-4801, www.marianisthawaii.org.

Going Vegetarian, a how-two lecture on making the change to vegetarianism, by Dr. Michael Greger, 5 p.m. Monday, UH-Manoa Campus Center Building, room 309; free. 944-8344.

Mom & Baby Exercise, classes begin this week with Dana Hershman. Yoga: 11 a.m.-noon Tuesdays and Thursdays; $9-$11 per class. Also, pilates: 12:15-1:15 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; $13-$15 per class, at Purple Yoga Hawaii, University Square. 485-0230, www.purpleyoga.com.

Hormone Replacement therapy: friend or Foe?, Dr. Kimberly Perkins explains the risks and benefits of HRT, part of the Wisdom of Women series, 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, the Queen's Medical Center Conference Center; free. Registration required: 537-7117.

Anti-aging Cooking and Recipes, learn which foods promote longevity, 7 p.m. Thursday, Wellness Auditorium, Castle Medical Center; $15. 263-5400.

Eradicating polio worldwide, talk by Roz Cooper on the work done by the Rotarians in eliminating polio, 10 a.m.-noon Sept. 13, Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific's Wo Room; free. 261-8752.

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 Sept. 13; Kukui Plaza at Fort Street Mall, diamondhead tower; free. Reservations required: 599-4118.

Gentle Yoga for the mature Person, 12-meeting class; Milton Staackmann teaches simple yoga postures to strengthen flexibility and tone to older students, 5-6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Sept. 16, UH-Manoa, Krauss 012 Yukiyoshi Room; $54. Register for course S06397; 956-8400.

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