Nutrition for the Cancer Patient, workshop on nutrition as a form of therapy for those with cancer, 5:30-7 p.m. today, Kapi'olani Medical Center at Pali Momi; free. Registration: 486-8420.
Introduction to Middle Eastern Dance, 10-11 a.m. tomorrow, Kapi'olani Women's Center; free. Registration: 535-7000.
Body, Soul and Superior Skin, learn about natural, holistic treatments for skin care and anti-aging therapies from Nancy Wilder, 1-2:30 p.m. tomorrow, Kapi'olani Women's Center; $10. Registration: 535-7000.
Structural Strength and Resistance Training Combo, workshop led by Marcie Nowack with exercises to gain strength which can be done at home, 6:15-8 p.m. Wednesday, Kapi'olani Women's Center; $25. Registration: 535-7000.
Change Tomorrow, Today, annual Honolulu Heart Walk, a noncompetitive, 4.5-mile walk to benefit the American Heart Association, followed by a health fair and entertainment, 7 a.m. check-in Saturday, walk begins at 7:30 a.m., Kapi'olani Park; event is free or register to raise money through sponsorship, donations also accepted. 538-7021, www.heartwalk.kintera.org/honolulu.
Qigong for Health, six-session class led by Walton Mew relates the mechanics and philosophy of classical Chinese movement to one's health, 8-9:30 a.m. Saturdays, Aug. 12 through Sept. 16, Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 115 (except Aug. 19 in Hale Kuhina 112); $35. Registration: 235-7433.
Personal Safety and Self Defense, learn how to protect yourself from assaults and attacks, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Kaiser Clinic, Waipi'o; $34 for Kaiser plan members, $44 for nonmembers. Registration: 432-2270.
Aging Eyes Seminar, Dr. Hugo Higa discusses macular degeneration, cataracts and glaucoma, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, 'Aina Haina Public Library; free. 377-2456.
Stop Cancer Before It Starts, presentation by Dr. Paulette Chandler on the power of antioxidant- and fiber-rich foods to boost the immune system and remove toxic waste, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Ala Wai Golf Course clubhouse; free, sponsored by the Vegetarian Society of Hawaii. 944-8344.
The Healing Power of Kindness, Dr. Paulette Chandler talks about research that shows the beneficial effects of kindness and social networks on health and the harmful effects of anger, guilt and depression, 7 p.m. next Thursday, Castle Medical Center Wellness Auditorium; free. Registration required: 263-5400.
"Who Am I?" guidance in mindfulness meditation in three-hour sessions with access to the center throughout the month, available 10 a.m.-midnight daily, Hawaii Maum Meditation Center, 1542-C Ke'eaumoku St.; $150 per month. Reservation for initial visit: 533-2875, 255-6036, www.maum.org/eng.
Chi Kung Instruction, develop energy for health, intellectual growth and spirituality through group practice led by instructors from Au's Shaolin Arts, 7-8 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Fort Street Mall at Pauahi Street; free. 441-4995.
Luk Tung Kuen Movement Class, low-impact exercise incorporates 36 movements that improve circulation and unblock the body's pressure points, 8-9 a.m. Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays, Kahala Mall center court and 8-9 a.m. Wednesdays, Hawaii Kai Towne Center stage; free. Also, ongoing practice at various days, times and locations on O'ahu. 834-8587.
Yoga Under the Palm Trees, 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 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); also in Kailua and Waipi'o. 371-6904, 783-5701, www.strollerstrides.com.
Sahm Bo Dahn Exercise (Three Treasure Energy Movements), exercise adapted from Asian disciplines to develop range of motion and muscle tone and the flow of ki, given by Wallace and Sue Yamashima, Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at various O'ahu locations; free. Registration and locations: 239-7064.
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.
Body Works Hawaii classes in low-impact aerobics, Latin- and '50s-music workouts, and cardio kickboxing, 6-6:45 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Kuhio Elementary School cafeteria; $1 per class. 735-5755, 377-5132.
Yang Tai Chi and Karate Classes, Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, Higashi Hongwanji Mission; $38 per month with access to 25 classes. 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.
Senior Safe Walk, mall-walk program for improved balance, breathing and joint protection, 7-8 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Kahala Mall; free. Register: 739-0140.
Aerobic Dance Class, 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.
Morning Rhythm Meditation, claps and voices with step rhythms bring relaxation and energy based on TakeTiNa, 7:30-8:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Manoa Dance Studio at Manoa Marketplace; sliding scale $5-$15. 521-3746.
"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, 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.
Tai Chi, 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.
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.
Qi Gong for Health, 12 sitting exercises to keep the body flexible, strengthen the immune system and promote good health, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Fridays, Qi Center, 1110 University Ave.; $40 general, free to seniors, 65 and older. Registration required: 947-1333.
"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.
Dr. Health, radio show hosted by David Snow with guests discussing health topics and listener call in, 8 a.m. Saturdays, KHNR 97.5 FM radio. Call-in number is 296-5467 during the broadcast.
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.
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.
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 available.
"Mindfulness Meditation," develop inner peace and reduce stress through insight meditation, 4-6 p.m. Saturdays, Broken Ridge Korean (Buddhist) Temple, Palolo Valley; free. 395-7749.
Baby Boot Camp, strength-training for moms with stroller-age babies, classes at Magic Island, Aloha Tower Marketplace, Kahala Mall, 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.babybootcamp.com.
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.
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.fit4agoddesshi.com, 262-6979.
Jasmine Yoga Classes, all level open classes daily, Monday-Saturday, Weinberg Community Center, Waialua; $11 per class or discount card available. Complete schedule: www.jasmineyoga.com, 561-9639.
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.
Salsarobics Workout, Minnie Ruiz leads a low-impact exercise class using New York-style Latin music, 10-11 a.m. Sundays, Aloha Activity Center, 725 Kapi'olani Blvd., studio C101; $10 per week. 387-8064, www.alohaactivitycenter.com.
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.
Stott Pilates Training, mat and equipment classes taught by Kelly Cavanaugh, ongoing daily classes, Pilates Training Center, Kailua; $15 for mat classes, $23 for equipment classes. Registration and complete 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.
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.
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