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Health and Harmony: Biggest Loser Continues Between Two Brothers

March 2

3/2 - Saturdays @ Sanborn: Yoga Class at Sanborn Square, 72 N. Federal Hwy., Boca Raton. Held every Sat. 8:45 am; class: 9 am. Free. Registration: 393-7703.

3/2 - Jazzercise at the Boynton Beach Civic Center, 128 E. Ocean Ave. All ages and levels. Class runs M-Sat. 9-10 am. Fees start at $38/month. 742-6240.

3/2 -  Yoga Class at the Train Depot, 747 S. Dixie Hwy., Boca Raton. Held T, Th&Sat: 9:30-11 am & T: 6:30-8 pm. 5 classes: $65/residents, $81.25/non-residents; 10 classes: $110/residents, $137.50/non-residents; 20 classes: $200/residents, $250/non-residents. 477-8727 or www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us.

3/2 - Judo Class at the Boca Raton Community Center, 150 Crawford Blvd.Warm-up exercises, instruction, practice and tournament training. Two sessions: Wednesdays - Mixed ages & ranks: 6:30-8 pm; Advanced: 8-9 pm; Saturdays - all groups: 10am-noon. Per month: $21.50/resident, $27/non-resident. 393-7807s.

3/2 - Zumba Class at the South Beach Park Pavilion, 400 N. State Road A1A, Boca Raton. Ongoing classes held every Sat. 10:30 am. Free. 393-7703 or www.downtownboca.org.

3/2 - USA Netball Association at Pompey Park Recreation Center, 1101 NW 2nd St., Delray Beach. Netball is a fast, skillful, team game based on running, jumping, throwing, and catching. For females ages 6 and up. Held Saturdays. 2-5 pm. $5/per day. 243-7356.

3/2-4 - Yoga Workout at the Beach - Held every Saturday, Sunday and Monday at Red Reef Park West, 1221 N. Ocean Blvd., Boca Raton. Build strength and flexibility, improve postural alignment and stabilize the core. Classes are held on the grass overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway. Cash will not be accepted on-site. Sat. & Sun.: 10-11 am; M: 6:30-7:30 pm. $15/residents, $19/non-residents per class, or 60 day membership (unlimited classes) for $65/residents, $81.25/non-residents. 393-7807.

March 3-9

3/3 - Yoga with Live Music is held every Sunday at the Colony Hotel, 525 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach. 9:30-11 am. $20. 703-1236 or www.colonyyoga.com.

3/4 - Jazzercise at the Boynton Beach Civic Center, 128 E. Ocean Ave. All ages and levels. Class runs M-Sat. 9-10 am. Fees start at $38/month. 742-6240.

3/4 - Yoga in the Garden with Rassika Sabine Bourgi at the Society of The Four Arts, Pannill Pavilion, 2 Four Arts Plaza, Palm Beach. Held every M-W-F. 9-10 am. $15 per session. Reservations: 805-8562.

3/4 - Yoga Class at the Boca Raton Community Center, 150 Crawford Blvd.Held M-W-F, 9:30-11 am & Th, 6:30-8 pm. 5 classes: $65/residents, $81.25/non-residents; 10 classes: $110/residents, $137.50/non-residents; 20 classes: $200/residents, $250/non-residents. 477-8727.

3/4 - Jazzercise/Light at Sugar Sand Park Field House, 300 S. Military Trail, Boca Raton. 50-minute class pairs moderate aerobics with exercises designed to improve strength, balance, and flexibility. Held every M, W & F. 9:40-10:30 am. First class is free. 8 classes: $56/residents, $70/non-residents. 16 classes: $96/residents, $120/non-residents. 347-3950.

3/4 - Jazzercise/Body Sculpting at Sugar Sand Park Field House, 300 S. Military Trail, Boca Raton. Challenging 50-minute muscle toning workout that features a creative combination of weight training and stretching. Held every M, W & F. 8:45-9:35 am. First class is free. 8 classes: $56/residents, $70/non-residents. 16 classes: $96/residents, $120/non-residents. 347-3950.

3/4 - Mom’s Morning Workout at Lake Wyman Park, 1500 NE 5th Ave., Boca Raton. A personalized system in a group setting. Specializing in women’s health issues, overweight, back, knee & shoulder injuries. Easy to follow nutritional meal plan and F.I.T. APP included. M-F: 9-10am. Per 6-pack: $90/resident, $112.50/non-resident; monthly membership: $150/resident, $187.50/non-resident. 393-7807.

3/4 - Tai Chi for Beginners at Veterans Park, 802 NE First St., Delray Beach. Learn natural ways to relieve tension, stress and pains. All ages. Certified instruction. Held every Monday. 11 am-noon. Per class: $15/residents; $20/non-residents. 243-7350.

3/4 - Parkinson’s Exercise Class at Sugar Sand Park Field House, 300 S. Military Trail, Boca Raton. This program is designed for people with Parkinson’s. Exercises work to improve one’s balance, flexibility and muscle strength. All ages. Held every Monday. First class is free. 8 classes: $32/residents, $40/non-residents. 16 classes: $60/residents, $75/non-residents. 11:30 am-12:30 pm. 347-3950.

 3/4 - Bereavement Support Group meets every Monday at The Center for Group Counseling, 22455 Boca Rio Road, Boca Raton. 1-2:30 pm. First session free, $5 thereafter. 483-5300.

3/4 - Breastfeeding Prenatal Class is taught by lactation consultants at Bethesda Memorial Hospital, 2815 S. Seacrest Blvd., Boynton Beach. Expectant parents learn the benefits of breastfeeding, keys to success, supply and demand, positioning, breast pumps, returning to work and weaning. Both parents encouraged to attend. 6:30 pm. $25/couple. Registration: 369-2229.

3/4 - Body with Style Aerobics at the Ezell Hester, Jr. Community Center, 1901 N. Seacrest Blvd. Ongoing classes held M&W. 6:30-7:30 pm. $3/at the door. 742-6550.

3/4 - Meditation Mondays at the Highland Beach Library, 3618 S. Ocean Blvd. Meditate to enhance overall health and well-being. Held every Monday. 7 pm. Free. 278-5455.

3/4-5 - Fitness Boot Camp for ages 18 & up at Pompey Park, 1101 NW 2nd St., Delray Beach. Class held every M & T. 6-7 pm. Per class: $5/residents; $6/non-residents. 243-7356 or www.mydelraybeach.com.

Tuesday - 3/5 - Cardio Sculpt at Sugar Sand Park Field House, 300 S. Military Trail, Boca Raton. Burn a ton of calories and rev up your metabolism in this challenging combination of strength training moves mixed with cardio intervals and core strengthening. Modifications are given to accommodate pregnant moms as well as beginner to advanced fitness levels. Held every T&Th. 8:45-9:30. 4 classes: $36/residents, $45/non-residents; 8 classes: $66/residents, $82.50/non-residents; 16 classes: $118/residents, $147.50/non-residents. 347-3950.

 3/5 - Fit Mom’s Boot Camp at Sugar Sand Park Field House, 300 S. Military Trail, Boca Raton. Circuit-based workout incorporates cardio exercises, strength training, running drills, body weight resistance training, agility drills and core strengthening. Perfect for new moms looking to get back in shape as well as moms to-be looking to stay active and fit during their pregnancy. Held every T&Th. 9:30-10:20. 4 classes: $36/residents, $45/non-residents; 8 classes: $66/residents, $82.50/non-residents; 16 classes: $118/residents, $147.50/non-residents. 347-3950.

3/5 - Breastfeeding Support Group at The Red Tent, 20 S. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach. Bring your baby and join a community of mothers and mothers-to-be to discuss breastfeeding questions. For all stages of pregnancy through weaning. 10 am-11:30 am. Free. 309-4314.

3/5 - Beginners Yoga at the Highland Beach Library, 3618 S. Ocean Blvd. Enjoyable program helps you stay fit. Participants should bring their own yoga mat. Held every Tuesday & Thursday. 10:15 am. $10. 278-5455 or www.highlandbeachlibrary.org.

3/5 - Adult Folk Dance Class at Pompey Park, 1101 N.W. 2nd St., Delray Beach - For adults ages 18 years old and up. Learn new dances from around the world for physical fitness, exercise, and fun. Class held every T. 10:30 am-12:30 pm. $6/class. 243-7356.

3/5 - Chair Yoga at the Highland Beach Library, 3618 S. Ocean Blvd. This session is applicable to those physically challenged. 11:30 am. $10. 278-5455.

3/5 - Caregivers Support Group meets every Tuesday at The Center for Group Counseling, 22455 Boca Rio Road, Boca Raton. 2-3:30 pm. Free. 483-5300.

3/5 - Karate/Martial Arts Classes at Pompey Park, 1101 N.W. 2nd St., Delray Beach. Students ages 9 to adults learn Karate along with a blend of other combat martial arts. Class held every T & Th. 6-7:30 pm. Per class: $5/residents; $6/non-residents; or monthly $35/residents; $40/non-residents plus a one-time $25 for uniforms. 243-7356.

3/5 - Women’s Issues Support Group meets every Tuesday at The Center for Group Counseling, 22455 Boca Rio Road, Boca Raton. 7-8:30 pm. First session free, $5 thereafter. 483-5300.

Wednesday - 3/6 - Yoga for ages 18 and up at Veterans Park, 802 NE First St., Delray Beach. Held every W&F. 9-10:30 am. Per class: $10/residents; $15/non-residents. 243-7350.

3/6 - Senior Health Fair at the Boynton Beach Civic Center, 128 E. Ocean Ave. 9 am-noon. Free. 742-6224.

3/6 - Ashkenazi Jewish Genetic Diseases at FAU Barry and Florence Friedberg Auditorium, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton. A one-time special lecture presented as part of the Winter Lecture Series at FAU Lifelong Learning Society. Annual membership: $45. 1-2:45 pm. $20/member, $25/non-member. 297-3171.

3/6 - Parkinson’s Exercise Class at Sugar Sand Park Field House, 300 S. Military Trail, Boca Raton. This program is designed for people with Parkinson’s. Exercises that work to improve one’s balance, flexibility and muscle strength. All ages. Held every Wednesday. First class is free. 8 classes: $32/residents, $40/non-residents. 16 classes: $60/residents, $75/non-residents. 2-3 pm. 347-3950 or www.sugarsandpark.org.

3/6 - Transradial Cardiac Catheterization: An Alternative for Heart Disease - Presented by Michael Metzger, M.D., Interventional Cardiologist, as part of the Heart Symposium Series at Bethesda Memorial Hospital, Clayton Conference Center, 2815 S. Seacrest Blvd., Boynton Beach. 4:30 pm. Free. 731-2273.

3/6 - Divorced and Separated Support Group meets every Wednesday at The Center for Group Counseling, 22455 Boca Rio Road, Boca Raton. 6-7:30 pm. First session free, $5 thereafter. 483-5300.

3/6 - Family and Friends at Boca Raton Regional Hospital, Education Center, Classroom B, 800 Meadows Road. Learn the basics of infant, child and adult CPR, relief of choking, and child and infant one-person CPR. Held again 3/13 & 27. 6-8 pm. $25. Registration: 955-4468 or www.brrh.com.

 3/6 - Tai Chi Class - Wednesdays at the Boca Raton Community Center, 150 Crawford Blvd. Emphasizes moving meditation for focus, concentration, release of stress and attention skills. Two sessions offered: beginners, 6:10-7:10 pm; intermediate, 7:10-8:10 pm. 8 classes: $48/residents, $60/non-residents; 12 classes: $66/residents, $82/non-residents. 393-7807 or www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us.

Thursday - 3/7 - Delray Beach Walkers Club at Veterans Park, 802 NE 1st St., Delray Beach. A great opportunity to improve your health, make new friends and enjoy the beautiful vistas Delray Beach has to offer. Ongoing class held every Thursday. For ages 18 and up. 8 am. Free. 243-7352.

3/7 - WellFest Delray Beach 2013 at the Delray Center for the Arts at Old School Square Vintage Gymnasium, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach. WellFest Delray celebrates a healthier lifestyle that “feeds the body and feeds the mind.” The event features an expo with exhibitors presenting products and services that enhance wellness, fitness and overall well-being, cooking demonstrations, and expert seminars. 11 am-10 pm. Free. 921-5182 or www.wellfestdelray.com.

3/7 - Surgical Weight Reduction Symposium is presented by Miguel A. Lopez-Viego, M.D., in the Clayton Conference Center of Bethesda Memorial Hospital, 2815 S. Seacrest Blvd., Boynton Beach. Learn how laproscopic gastric bypass and Lap-Band surgery can change lives. Held the first Thursday of each month. 6:30 pm. Free. 737-7733 ext. 84688.

March 10-16

Tuesday 3/12 - Breastfeeding Support Group at The Red Tent, 20 S. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach. Bring your baby and join a community of mothers and mothers-to-be to discuss breastfeeding questions. For all stages of pregnancy through weaning. 10 am-11:30 am. Free. 309-4314.

3/12 - Healthy Living Series - Presented at the Delray Beach Public Library, 100 W. Atlantic Ave. 3 pm. Free. 266-9490 or www.delraylibrary.org.

3/12 - Chronic Sinusitis - Presented by Alfredo Archilla, M.D., Otolaryngologist, as part of the Community Lecture Series at Bethesda Memorial Hospital, Clayton Conference Center, 2815 S. Seacrest Blvd., Boynton Beach. 4:30-5:30 pm. Free. 731-2273.

3/12 - Boca Bootcamp at Spanish River Park, 3001 N. State Road A1A, Boca Raton. This exercise class combines bodyweight exercises, cardio-kickboxing, and aerobics to build lean muscle and burn calories. For all levels of fitness. Try the first class for free. Two sessions: Tuesdays: 5:30-6:30 pm; Saturdays 9-10am. Per 4-pack: $40/resident, $50/non-resident; per 8-pack: $75/resident, $94/non-resident; per 12-pack: $100/resident, $125/non-resident. 393-7807.

Wednesday - 3/13 - Prenatal Yoga For The Mommy To Be at the James A. Rutherford Community Center, Patch Reef Park, 2000 Yamato Rd., Boca Raton. Class includes a mixture of balancing, strengthening and stretching yoga poses that are appropriate during pregnancy, emphasizing breathing and relaxation. No yoga experience is necessary. Please bring your own yoga mat, pillow, and a towel. This eight-week course run Wednesdays through 5/1. 4-5 pm. $112/residents, $140/non-residents. 367-7035.

3/13 - Childbirth Education Prenatal Class is offered as a four-week refresher course at Bethesda Memorial Hospital, 2815 S. Seacrest Blvd., Boynton Beach. Provides an overview of the signs of labor, breathing techniques and more. Bring two pillows and a blanket. Wear comfortable stretchy clothes; no dresses or skirts. Held again 3/20, 27 & 4/3. 6:30 pm. $75/couple. Registration: 369-2229.

Saturday - 3/16 - Design Your Destiny: Changes through Choices at Unity of Delray Beach, 101 NW 22nd St. Daylong retreat features speakers, yoga, meditation, discussion, labyrinth and more. 9 am-3:15 pm. Free/love offering. Register by 3/13. 276-5796 or www.unityofdelraybeach.org.

March 17-23

Tuesday - 3/19 - Tae Kwon Do Class at the James A. Rutherford Community Center, Patch Reef Park, 2000 Yamato Road, Boca Raton. For adults and children ages 10 & up. Learn the art of self-defense, discipline, self-confidence, self-respect, and respect for others and get a great workout. Students attend the introduction class for one session only, then move to the basic/intermediate level class. Session runs through 5/11. Introductory session T&Th, 5:45-6:45 pm. This eight-week course run T&R, 7-8 pm and Sat. 9:30-11 am. $95/residents, $119/non-residents. 367-7035.

Thursday - 3/21 - Taking Care of Hips and Knees - Presented by Elvis Grandic, M.D., Orthopaedic Surgeon, as part of the Bethesda Memorial Hospial Community Lecture Series at Ross JCC, 8500 Jog Road, Boynton Beach. 10-11 am. Free. 259-3000.

March 31-April 6

Wednesday - 4/3 - Zumba classes are held at the Boynton Beach Civic Center, 128 E. Ocean Ave. Popular fitness program inspired by Latin dance. Class held W through 5/8. 7:30-8:30 pm. $40/resident, $50/non-resident. Registration: 742-6240.

Thursday - 4/4 - Surgical Weight Reduction Symposium is presented by Miguel A. Lopez-Viego, M.D., in the Clayton Conference Center of Bethesda Memorial Hospital, 2815 S. Seacrest Blvd., Boynton Beach. Learn how laproscopic gastric bypass and Lap-Band surgery can change lives. Held the first Thursday of each month. 6:30 pm. Free. 737-7733 ext. 84688.

Saturday - 4/6 - C.U.R.E. Symposium at the Marriott Boca Raton at Boca Center, 5150 Town Center Circle, Boca Raton. Keynote speaker W. Dalton Dietrich III, Ph.D., Scientific Director of The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis. C.U.R.E. (Cutting-Edge Understanding of Research and Education) Symposium to featuring over 36 leading specialists covering topics including cancer breakthroughs, orthopedics, psychiatry, neurology, pain management, dentistry, plastic surgery, men’s and women’s health and more. 8 am-3 pm. Admission: $10; VIP admission including luncheon and keynote address $50. 736-8925.

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