"Rapid Detection and Epidemiology of Hospital and Community Staph Infections," talk by Dr. David J. Pombo on staphylococcus aureus infections in Salt Lake City in 2001-2006; 4-5:30 p.m.; July 6; John A. Burns School of Medicine, Medical Education Building 314-1; free, sponsored by the 2007 Summer Staph Institute; 738-5797.
Yoga Stretches & Chi Kung, practice of movement exercises from India and China to rebalance all body systems with leader Marie Riley; 10 a.m.-12 p.m.; July 7; Windward Community College Hale Kuhina 112; $19; register: 235-7433.
How to Stop Sabotaging Yourself, Sunny Massad on learning to overcome fears and discipline issues that prevent you from reaching your full potential and psychological freedom; 1-4 p.m.; July 7; Hawaii Wellness Retreat House; $50; register: 848-5544.
Massage for Couples: Back, Neck and Shoulders, class taught by Dr. Melissa Yee; 3-5 p.m.; July 7; Kapi'olani Women's Center; $15 each; 535-7000.
"What Now?" caregiver classes provide family members with information on caring for those with Alzheimer's disease, 9:30-10:30 a.m. July 10, Alzheimer's Association Office, Ward Warehouse, Suite D-15; free. This week, "Hiring and Managing In-Home Caregivers" Register: 591-2771, www.alzhi.org.
Raw Food Diet, presentation by Dr. William Harris on the virtues of raw nuts, seeds and avocados in a raw vegan diet of fruits and vegetables; 7 p.m.; July 10; Ala Wai Golf Course clubhouse; free, sponsored by the Vegetarian Society of Hawaii; 944-8344.
Introduction to Reiki, Gerrene Yukuno gives basic information on the hands-on technique that promotes healing through relaxation; 6-7 p.m.; July 11; Windward Community College Hale Kuhina 106; free; register: 235-7433.
Qigong of Tai Chi, Walton Mew teaches how to revitalize your energy, calm your mind and strengthen your body through breathing techniques and tai chi movements; 10 a.m.-11:15 a.m. Saturdays; July 7-Sept. 8; Windward Community College Hale Kuhina 115; $80; register: 235-7433.
StrollerFit Program, turn your strollers into fitness machines to exercise with your baby; 8-9 a.m. Mondays-Saturdays; July 9-July 8 2008; at three Windward O'ahu locations: Kailua Beach, Lanikai Park and Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kane'ohe Bay; $15 per class or discount for monthly and other passes; 262-6960, www.strollerfit.com/kailua.
One Month to Live, using Stephen Levine's book, "A Year to Live," Sunny Massed teaches how to live each moment to the fullest; 6-8:30 p.m. Mondays; July 9-30; Hawaii Wellness Retreat House; $169. 848-5544, www.hawaiiwellnessinstitute.org.
The Feldenkrais Method, find greater flexibility and freedom of movement through the use of Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement led by Eve Strauss; 7-8 p.m Mondays; July 9, 2007-July 8, 2008; Kapi'olani Women's Center; $50 for six classes; register: 525-7000.
The Incredible Shrinking Woman: 21 Days to a New You, Sunny Massed teaches how to gain control over food issues through self-hypnosis, journaling, conscious eating and physical movement; 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Tuesdays; July 10-31; Hawaii Wellness Retreat House; $135. 848-5544, www.hawaiiwellnessinstitute.org.
Kundalini Yoga, class led by Maria Steele, 8-9:30 a.m. Saturdays, Hare Rama Hare Krishna Temple, 51 Coelho St.; $10 donation. Also, 7:30-9 a.m. Sundays, Kapiolani Park, diamond head end near Poni Moi St.; $8 donation. 393-5095, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jasmine Yoga Classes, all level open classes daily (no classes July 4-14), Monday-Saturday, Weinberg Community Center, Waialua; $11 per class or discount card available. Complete schedule: www.jasmineyoga.com, 561-9639.
Yoga Classes in 'Ewa Beach, morning and evening classes offered Mondays-Saturdays in ashtanga yoga, vinyasa flow, restorative yoga and yoga4kids; $15 per class with discounts available for multiple classes. Complete schedule, registration and location: www.yoga4ewa.com, 689-1020.
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.
"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.
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: 255-9839.
Hatha Yoga, with Iyangar influences, ongoing classes, 6 p.m. Wednesdays, Hare Rama Hare Krishna Temple, 51 Coelho St.; $10 donation. Also, 10:30 a.m.-noon Saturdays and Sundays. 512-771-3365, 512-947-0869.
"Laugh Your Way to Health," practice of laughter yoga to improve well being, 7:30 p.m. first Wednesday of each month, Hawaii Tokai International College, 2241 Kapi'olani Blvd., sixth floor; free. 226-6438.
TAI CHI/QIGONG/EASTERN MARTIAL ARTS
Chi-lel Qigong, open group practice with Ginny Walden of Blue Sky Healing Arts, 8-9 a.m. Thursdays, Kapahulu Center; $5. 944-8327.
Yang and Chen Styles of Tai Chi, improve health and reduce stress, 7:30-9 a.m. Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays and 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Ala Wai Neighborhood Park; $5 per class. 395-4693.
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. Register: 947-1333.
Traditional Kung Fu and Tai Chi, instruction in Chinese health practices with private lessons available, 8:30-11:30 a.m. Saturdays, Makiki Park, near pool entrance; $50 per month. 239-1403.
Masakatsu Ki-Aikido Dojo, instruction for ages 5 through adult, 8:30-10 a.m. and 7:30-9 p.m. Saturdays, 1007 Waimanu St., second floor; monthly fees are $15 children, $25 adults with discounts available for families. 487-6080.
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.
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 Yashima, Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at various O'ahu locations; free. Registration and locations: 239-7064.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Taiji Class, experience improved balance and increased energy by practicing taiji, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Riverloft, 186 North King St.; $25 per month, sponsored by East West Qigong International. Register: 941-9707.
Qigong and Meditation Class, how to improve and maintain health through the practices of qigong and meditation, 6:45-8:15 p.m. Thursdays, Riverloft, 186 North King St.; $25 per month, sponsored by East West Qigong International. Register: 941-9707.
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.
Meditation for Beginners, 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays; free. 262-8352, www.ksbcenter.org.
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.
Meditation and Yoga, classes for stress reduction and life enhancement, 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Manoa; free. For registration and location: 393-6342.
"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.
"Smiles for Life," dentist Wilfred Miyasaki offers teeth whitening services at a reduced price with 100 percent of the proceeds donated to Parents and Children Together. Additional information: 533-0000.
Wheelchairs for Seniors and Disabled, Senior Wheels USA makes power wheelchairs available to seniors and the permanently disabled at no cost if they qualify. Guidelines and information: (800) 246-6010.
"Doctor Health" radio show hosted by David Snow with guests discussing health topics and listener call-in, 8 and 9 a.m. Saturdays, KHNR 97.5 FM. This week, Snow and guest Earl Mindell discuss staying healthy while traveling. Call-in number is 296-5467 during the broadcast.
Mammograms for Uninsured and Underinsured Women, qualified women, ages 40-49, are invited call for free breast cancer screening and health education, during office hours, at Hawaii Medical Center East, Liliha and Hawaii Medical Center West, 'Ewa Beach; free. Call to schedule an appointment: 547-6798, 547-6889.
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. For eligibility: (800) 222-3937.
Balance and fall prevention screenings, Mondays-Fridays, Ohana Pacific 593-2610; free. Kailua office: 262-1118, www.ohanapacificrehab.com.
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.
MUVE Dance Classes, invigorate all body parts through movement, 7-8 a.m. Mondays, Kapahulu Center, also, 10-11 a.m. Tuesday, UH-Manoa Senior Center and 3:30-4:45 p.m. Saturdays, Moiliili Community Center; free. www.muve.com, 955-8211.
Luk Tung Kuen Movement Class, low-impact exercise incorporates 36 movements that improve circulation and unblock the body's pressure points, also, ongoing practice at various days, times and locations on O'ahu; 8-9 a.m. Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays, Kahala Mall center court and 8-9 a.m. Wednesdays, Hawaii Kai Towne Center stage; free. 834-8587.
Paul Bragg Exercise Class, 9-10:30 a.m. Mondays-Saturdays, Fort DeRussy lawn; free. 949-0679, www.bragg.com.
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). 371-6904, 783-5701, www.strollerstrides.com.
Jazzercise Classes, one hour of aerobics routines, dance, Pilates and kickboxing, 6-7 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Liholiho Elementary School, Kaimuki; $10 walk-in or $40 per month with a one-time $25 registration fee. 780-4577.
Jazzercise Classes, one hour of aerobics routines, dance, Pilates and kickboxing, 6:30-7:30 pm. Mondays and Wednesdays, Maunawili Elementary School; also, 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Niu Valley Intermediate School; $10 walk-in or $40 per month with a one-time $25 registration fee. 295-2289.
Body Works Hawaii, classes in low-impact aerobics, Pilates, Latin- and '50s-music workouts, resistance training and cardio kickboxing, 6-6:45 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Kuhio Elementary School cafeteria; $1 per class. 735-5755, 377-5132.
Jazzercise Classes, one hour of warm-up, dance aerobics, strength training and cool-down offered Mondays-Saturday at three O'ahu locations; $10 per class or $38 per month. 455-5981, www.mjjazz.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.
Horsemanship for Seniors, build and maintain strength, stamina, endurance and balance through learning to ride, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays through May 29, Waimanalo Polo Field; for those 55 years and older; $200 for the six-week program. 342-9036.
Adult Fitness class, improve posture, increase strength and flexibility and get fit, 4-5 p.m. Wednesdays, The Movement Center, 1215 Center St., Kaimuki; $10 per class. 735-8641, www.movementcenter.org.
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.
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, also offering training for water fitness and competency exams and private lessons, call each week to learn class location, bring towel or beach mat and goggles; beginners 9:30 a.m. Saturdays, intermediate 10:45-11:45 a.m Saturdays; $10 per class. 373-3839.
Belly Dance Class, learn the ancient art of belly dancing while getting a good workout, 1-2 p.m. Saturday, Dream to Dance; $40 for four classes. 234-1006, email@example.com.
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.
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: 262-6979, www.fit4agoddesshi.com.
Stott Pilates Training, mat and equipment classes taught daily, Pilates Training Center, Kailua; $22 for mat classes, $30 for equipment classes with discounts for groups of five or 10 classes, private sessions available. 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.
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.
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.