Bringing Hawaiian Health Traditions in Balance with Contemporary Life, talk by native Hawaiian healing practitioner, Kauila Clark, 12:30-1:30 p.m. today, Windward Community College, Hale Akoakoa 101; free. 236-9146.
Relaxing Eye Strain and Neck Tension, class using acupressure, the Bates method and tai chi, led by Marie Riley for seniors 55 and older, 9:30-11:30 a.m. tomorrow, Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 115; $9. 235-7433.
"Beyond Medicine: Complementary Therapies in Parkinson's Disease," annual symposium with keynote speaker Dr. Jill Marjama-Lyons, a neurologist from Albuquerque, N.M., panel discussion and a Q-and-A session, and demonstration on alternative healing methods, 8 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Saturday (registration at 7:15 a.m.), Ala Moana Hotel's Hibiscus Ballroom; $25 for first person, $20 for additional household members includes continental breakfast, parking and handouts. Register: 528-0935.
Breast Cancer Awareness Day, free exams and referrals, information on self-exams, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Waikiki Health Center; free. 922-4787.
Yoga Stretches and Chi Kung, workshop on flexibility and rebalancing using techniques from China and India led by Marie Riley, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 115; $19. 235-7433.
Gentle Yoga, practice stretching to relax the mind and strengthen the body led by Jade Young, 10 a.m. Saturdays, Unity Church Diamond Head; $10 donation. 734-5548.
"Healing Power Workshops," two-day presentation of a self-healing method practiced by Dr. Zhi Gang Sha, advanced qigong, noon-6 p.m. Saturday and "Power Healing," talk by Dr. Sha, noon-6 p.m. Sunday, UH-Manoa Art Auditorium; $125 each day or $175 for both days ($60 and $75 respectively for UH students and faculty). Register: 676-1195, www.drsha.com.
"Change the World ... Learn Massage," introductory workshop with demonstrations and activities for those considering a career in massage therapy, 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Hawaii Healing Arts College; free. Register: 266-2462.
Morning Rhythm Meditation, claps and voices with step rhythms bring relaxation and energy, 7:30-8:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Manoa Dance Studio at Manoa Marketplace; sliding scale $5-$15. 521-3746.
"The Molecules of Life," discussion led by Dr. John McDougall on what nutrients lead to disease and which lead to health, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Castle Medical Center's Wellness Center; free. Register: 263-5400.
Weight-Loss Surgery Seminar, learn about the team approach of the Bariatric Center, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Castle Medical Center's Wellness Center; free. Register: 263-5400.
"Truth or Dairy," talk by Dr. John McDougall on the dangers of milk and other dairy products, especially to women and children, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Ala Wai Golf Course clubhouse; free, sponsored by the Vegetarian Society of Hawaii. 944-8344.
"Go Raw: The Joy of Uncooking," Jennifer Flynn demonstrates the preparation of raw food entrees, 7 p.m. April 13, Castle Medical Center's Wellness Center; $15 includes food samples and recipes. Register by Monday: 263-5400.
Yoga Under the Palm Trees, join others in yoga practice, 8-9 a.m. Mondays, between the Waikiki Aquarium and the Natatorium; bring a mat or towel; donations accepted. 373-8833.
Stroller Strides, workout and play for mothers and outdoor activities for their babies in strollers, 8:45 a.m. Mondays and Fridays at Kapi'olani Park, and 8:45 a.m. and 5:15 p.m. Wednesdays at Magic Island; $10 per class (discount for multiple classes); ongoing classes also in Kailua and Waipi'o. 371-6904, 783-5701, www.strollerstrides.com.
Exercise class, led by Paul Bragg, 9-10:30 a.m. Mondays-Saturdays, Fort DeRussy Park; free.
"Rejuvenate!," adaptive yoga for seniors, with standing, seated and optional floor exercises, intermediate yoga, 10-11 a.m. Mondays; level 1 basic yoga, 10-11 Fridays, Pohai Nani, Kane'ohe; $3 per class. 247-6211.
Tai Chi For Arthritis, sponsored by Arthritis Foundation, 3-4 and 6-7 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Tenrikyo Honolulu Ko, 349 N. Judd St. Call for class fees and registration: 596-2900.
Group Exercise, Greg Juliano leads others in the use of light free-weights and resistance bands to provide a total body workout, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays and Fridays, Farrington High School cafeteria; free, bring your own equipment. 544-4858.
Body Works Hawaii classes in low-impact aerobics, Pilates, Latin- and '50s-music workouts, and cardio kickboxing, 6-6:45 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Kuhio School cafeteria; $1 per class. 735-5755, 377-5132.
Yang Tai Chi and Karate Classes, offered Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, Higashi Hongwanji Mission; $38 per month with access to 25 classes. Call for registration packet: 220-4506.
Balance and Fall Awareness, balance testing and fall risk screening, Mondays-Fridays, the Balance Center of the Pacific, 600 Kapi'olani Blvd., Suite 404; free. For appointment: 955-8339.
Balance and fall prevention screenings, Mondays-Fridays, Ohana Pacific 593-2610; Kailua office: 262-1118; www.ohanapacificrehab.com.
Aerobic Dance Class, led by Anne Noyes, for all ages, 7:15-8:15 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Holy Nativity Community Center, 5286 Kalaniana'ole Highway; $4. 941-0390.
"Yoga is for Every Body," class in Kundalini and hatha yoga taught by Amber Ricci, 6-7:15 p.m. Tuesdays in Hawai'i Kai; $10 per class or $45 for five classes. Location and registration: 396-6715.
Aikido Classes, with the Aikido Ohana, children 3:30-5 p.m. and adults 5:15-6:15 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, Higashi Hongwanji Mission, 1685 'Alaneo St.; $20 per month for three classes per week, family and children's discounts available. 221-8656, www.aikidoohana.org.
Qi Gong Classes, improve health of the body and mind through exercise, meditation and teachings from ancient Chinese practices, sponsored by Falun Gong, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Ala Wai Park, 480 University Ave.; free. 943-6664.
Luk Tung Kuen, participate in calisthenics with members of the Hawai'i branch of Luk Tung Kuen Worldwide Association, 8-9 a.m. Wednesdays, Hawai'i Kai Towne Center stage; free. 9521-3826.
Tai Chi For Arthritis, practice with instructor Janet Jin, sponsored by Arthritis Foundation, 8:30-10 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, Chinatown Cultural Plaza courtyard; $2 donation requested. 596-2900.
Introduction to Transcendental Meditation, learn how to reduce blood pressure and live with less stress, 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. For registration and location: 947-2266, www.tm.org.
Salsa for Adult Beginners, Alberto Archilla teaches an exercise class with a Latin dance beat, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, through May 24, Farrington High School cafeteria; free. 554-4858.
Chi-lel Qigong, open group practice with Ginny Walden of Blue Sky Healing Arts, 8-9 a.m. Thursdays, Kapahulu Center; $5. 944-8327.
Goddess Dance Bellydance and Yoga Fitness for Women, combination of belly dance, salsa and yoga with a Pilates cool-down, 5:30-7 p.m. Thursdays, Moiliili Community Center; $12 per class. 255-9839.
"Freedom From Pain," series of classes with Brett A. Sloan on how to reduce pain from inflammation and injury through nutrition, 6 p.m. Fridays, Airport Center Chiropractic Clinic; free. 834-8662.
Open Meditation, learn how meditation can support well-being of mind, body and spirit, 9-11 a.m. Sundays, Kailua Shambhala Meditation Center; also, meditation for beginners, 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays and for all levels, 6:30-8 p.m. Thursdays, free. 262-8352, www.ksbcenter.org.
Butoh movement workshop, exercises to develop sensory and spatial awareness through dance and spoken word, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sundays, Japanese Cultural Center, Kenshikan Dojo; $30 per month. 387-4861.
Masakatsu Ki-Aikido Dojo, instruction for children (5 and older) and adults, 8:30-10 a.m. and 7:30-9 p.m. Saturdays, 1007 Waimanu St., second floor; monthly fees are $15 children, $25 adults; discounts available for families. 487-6080.
Swim Classes, one-hour classes for beginning adult and intermediate adult swimmers, as well as those who are water-challenged, led by J.J. Kobelansky, beginners 9:30 a.m. Saturdays, intermediate 10:45 a.m Saturdays, bring towel or beach mat and goggles; $10 per class. Call each week to learn class location: 373-3839. Private lessons also available.
"Mindfulness Meditation," develop inner peace, emotional awareness and stability and reduce stress through insight meditation, 4-6 p.m. Saturdays, Broken Ridge Korean (Buddhist) Temple, Palolo Valley; free. 395-7749.
East West Qigong International holds qigong classes Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays at various times and locations. For schedule, costs and details: 941-9707, www.eastwestqigong.org.
"Baby Boot Camp," strength-training for moms with stroller-age babies, classes at Aloha Tower Marketplace, Central O'ahu Regional Park, Mililani and Kapolei; first class is free, subsequent classes $12 each, discounts available for longer commitments. Schedule and locations: 754-6169, www.baby bootcamp.com.
EyeCare America Seniors Eye Care Program, the Hawai'i Ophthalmological Society encourages those 65 and older to check their eligibility for free eye exams from volunteer doctors. Call (800) 222-3937 for eligibility requirements.
"Fit for a Goddess," women-only classes using a dance pole for increased strength and flexibility, ongoing at various times and days, in Kailua and Kaimuki; $15 introductory class, $140 for eight-week session. Complete schedule: www.fit4agod desshi.com, 262-6979.
Jasmine Yoga Classes, all-level open classes Mondays-Saturdays, Weinberg Community Center, Waialua; $11 per class or discount card available. Complete schedule: www.jasmineyoga.com, 561-9639.
Stott Pilates Training, mat and equipment classes taught by Kelly Cavanaugh, daily classes, Pilates Training Center, Kailua; $15 for mat classes, $23 for equipment classes. Registration and schedule: www.pilatestrainingcenterhawaii.com, 261-9519.
Castle Medical Center's Wellness Center offers a variety of fitness classes for $35 per month or $90 per quarter. Schedule: 263-5400, www.castlemed.org.
Fitness and Exercise Classes, various times and days, Kapi'olani Women's Center. Registration and schedule: 535-7000.
Send announcements, with contact name and phone number, to: Health Calendar, Island Life, The Advertiser, P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, HI 96802; islandlife @honoluluadvertiser.com, with "Health Cal" in the subject line; or fax 525-8055.