University Diet Study, presentation by Mark Davis on a Medical Anthropology study of his diet designed to reduce body fat, 6:45 p.m. today, UH-Manoa Saunders Hall, room 245; free, attendees may be invited to participate in the free diet study. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grief Recovery Outreach Program, 12-week workshop led by Pandy Ching on accepting and moving beyond loss in death, divorce and health, 9-11 a.m. Fridays, March 3-May 19, Kapahulu Center; $13 for workbook plus $3 for each weekly class. 737-1748.
Workshops for Seniors, new series of four classes led by Marie Riley in tai chi for seniors, 55 years or more, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Fridays, Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 115; tomorrow: memory enhancement; $9 or $30 for the series. 235-7433.
Family Caregiver Training Program, series of classes on the care of senior members of the family including personal care, nutrition, medications, legal and money matters and end-of-life care, 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Central Union Church; free for nonprofessional family caregivers, presented by Eldercare Hawaii and the Franciscan Adult Day Center and sponsored by grant from the state Executive Office on Aging. Registration required: 988-6300.
Facial Skin Rejuvenation Seminar, Dr. Hugo Higa presents information on laser, Botox, Restylane, skin-care products and other new treatments for the face, 10:30-noon Saturday, Aesthetic Vision Center, Ala Moana Building, suite 1313; free. Registration: 947-2020.
Elder Abuse Response, learn how to recognize neglect and abuse and how the state's Adult Protective Services Program provides assistance to families with dependent adults, 9-10 a.m. Tuesday, Windward Community College, Hale Kuhina 115; free. Register: 235-7433.
Introduction to Shadow Yoga, learn the benefits of the first prelude form: Balakrama or "Step Into Strength" and the relationship between breath and movement and body and mind, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, March 8-April 12 and Fridays, March 10-April 14, Jasmine Yoga, Hale'iwa; $60 for one class, $110 for both. Registration required: 561-9639, email@example.com.
Hospice Services, learn what services are provided, how they are paid for and where they are available, 9-10 a.m. March 9, Lotus Adult Day Care Center, 99-186 Puakala St., 'Aiea; free. 486-5050.
Open Meditation, learn how meditation can support well-being of mind, body and spirit, 9-11 a.m. Sundays, 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Kailua Shambhala Meditation Center; 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.
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; free, no registration required.
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.
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.
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.
"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.
Masakatsu Ki-Aikido Dojo, instruction for children (5 and older) and adults, 8:30-10 a.m. and 7-9 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 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, 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.
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.
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.
"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.
Stott Pilates and Yoga Classes, mat and equipment training for all levels offered daily, Pilates Training Center of Hawaii, Kailua; $15-$23 per class with package discounts available. For schedule: 261-9519.
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.
Send announcements, with contact name and phone number, to: Health Calendar, Island Life, The Advertiser, P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, HI 96802; firstname.lastname@example.org, with "Health Cal" in the subject line; or fax 525-8055.