Health & Harmony Calendar

Note: Events are current as of 1/25. Please check with organizers for any changes.

FEBRUARY

Saturday - 2/2 - Making Cancer History Seminar is presented in the Cohen Pavilion of the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, 701 Okeechobee Blvd, West Palm Beach. 8:30 am/breakfast buffet, 9 am/Cancer experts from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center presentations featuring Moon Shots Program. $20. 866-262-9029.

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

2/2 - 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.

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

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

Sunday - 2/3 - 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.

Monday - 2/4 - Jazzercise/Body Sculpting at Sugar Sand Park Field House, 300 S. Military Trail, Boca Raton. Sculpted arms, a strong core, tight glutes and firm legs are the focus of this 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.

2/4 - Jazzercise at the Boynton Beach Civic Center, 128 E. Ocean Ave. All ages and levels welcome. Class runs M-Sat. 9-10 am. Fees start at $38/month. 742-6240.

2/4 - 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.

2/4 - 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 or www.sugarsandpark.org.

2/4 - Tai Chi for Beginners of all ages at Veterans Park, 802 NE First St., Delray Beach. Learn natural ways to relieve tension, stress and pains. Certified instruction. Held every Monday. 11 am-noon. Per class: $15/residents; $20/non-residents. 243-7350.

2/4 - Parkinson’s Exercise Class at Sugar Sand Park Field House, 300 S. Military Trail, Boca Raton. Components of this program provide exercises that 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.

2/4 - Chair Massage at the Highland Beach Library, 3618 S. Ocean Blvd. Licensed Therapist offers 10-minute sessions. Mondays, 1 pm. $10/session. 278-5455.

2/4 - 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.

2/4 - 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. Held again 2/11, 18 & 25. 6:30 pm. $75. Registration: 369-2229.

2/4 - Yoga Sunset at the Beach - Held every Monday at Spanish River Park, 3001 N. State Road A1A, Boca Raton. Build strength and flexibility, improve postural alignment and stabilize the core. Classes held next to Lifeguard stand number 18. Cash not  accepted on-site. 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.

2/4 - Body with Style Aerobics at the Ezell Hester, Jr. Community Center, 1901 N. Seacrest Blvd., Boynton Beach. Ongoing classes held M&W. 6:30-7:30 pm. $3/at the door. 742-6550 or www.boynton-beach.org.

 2/4 - Meditation Mondays at the Highland Beach Library, 3618 S. Ocean Blvd. Meditate to enhance overall health and well-being. Mondays, 7 pm. Free. 278-5455.

2/4-5 - 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 - 2/5 - Cardio Sculpt at Sugar Sand Park Field House, 300 S. Military Trail, Boca Raton. Circuit-based workout that targets multiple muscle groups to build lean muscle. Modifications are given for 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.

2/5 - Fit Mom’s Boot Camp at Sugar Sand Park Field House, 300 S. Military Trail, Boca Raton. This class is 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. Modifications are given to accommodate all levels of fitness. 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 or www.sugarsandpark.org.

2/5 - 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. Held again 2/12. Free. 309-4314.

2/5 - Beginners Yoga at the Highland Beach Library, 3618 S. Ocean Blvd. Participants should bring their own yoga mat. Held every Tuesday & Thursday. 10:15 am. $10. 278-5455.

2/5 - Chair Yoga at the Highland Beach Library, 3618 S. Ocean Blvd. Class emphasizes breathing & stretching and is applicable to those physically challenged. 11:30 am. $10. 278-5455 or www.highlandbeachlibrary.org

2/5 - 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.

2/5 - Yes We Can! Positive Action For A Happy and Healthy Life is presented by Christine L. Williams as part of the Lifelong Learning Community Institute at the Delray Beach Public Library, 100 W. Atlantic Ave. This three session course, part of the winter/spring semester, will help participants to maximize their inner strength to meet life’s challenges. First of a three-part series. Class continues 2/12 & 19. 6-7:30 pm. $45/session. 266-9490.

2/5 - 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 - 2/6 - 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.

2/6 - Parkinson’s Exercise Class at Sugar Sand Park Field House, 300 S. Military Trail, Boca Raton. Components of this program provide exercises that work to improve one’s balance, flexibility and muscle strength. For 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.

2/6 - Latest Research Findings to Fight Heart Disease - Presented by Rodolfo Carrillo, 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.

2/6 - 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.

2/6 - 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.

Thursday - 2/7 - 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. Sponsored by Ocean Rescue and Veterans Park Recreation Center. For ages 18 and up. Thursdays, 8 am. Free. 243-7352.

 2/7 - Decreasing Emotional Turbulence with Tools for Successful Living is presented by Ellen Tadd at Mental Health Association of Palm Beach County, 909 Fern St., West Palm Beach. Part of Mind Body Wellness Lunch and Learn series. Noon-1:30 pm. $20. 832-3755.

2/7 - 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.

2/7 - Health Starts Here: Delectable Healthy Appetizers at Whole Foods Lifestyle Center, 1400 Glades Road, Boca Raton. Learn how to prepare healthy appetizers for your next party. 7-8 pm. $5. 447-0000.

2/7 - Ten Tips & Tricks to Reduce Stress & Improve Your Daily Living with Devora Cohen - Presented at Chabad of East Boca Raton, 120 NE 1st Ave., Boca Raton. Learn how to: set positive intentions for your day; stop negative thoughts in your tracks; de-stress; listen to your intuition; be present; set goals; keep a journal; change a few words in your vocabulary, that will change your world; use an exercise that will help any situation become clearer; and Law of Mirrors. 7-9 pm. $12. 417-7797 or www.chabadbocabeaches.com.

2/7-8  - Eye and Vision Research Symposium: Age-Related Macular Degeneration is presented by Schepens Eye Research Institute at The Colony Hotel, 155 Hammon Ave., Palm Beach, (2/7) and the Boca Raton Marriott, 5150 Town Center Circle, (2/8.)  9 am-noon: complimentary breakfast followed by program. Program includes overview of latest treatment options for macular degeneration. Free. 866-946-6824.

Saturday - 2/9 - Happiness: Making Your Heartbeats Count by Dan Baker - Presented as part of the Peaceful Mind/Peaceful Life Series at FAU’s University Theatre, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton. The author of What Happy People Know: How the New Science of Happiness Can Change Your Life for the Better, Dan Baker, Ph.D. has been at the grass-roots level in a national initiative known as Positive Psychology. 2 pm. $15. 297-2337 or www.fauevents.com.

Tuesday - 2/12 - Healthy Living Series - Presented at the Delray Beach Public Library, 100 W. Atlantic Ave. 3 pm. Free. 266-9490.

2/12 - Dangers of Sleeping with Obstructive Sleep Apnea - Presented by Nadir Osman, M.D., Neurologist, 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.

Wednesday - 2/13 - Breastfeeding Prenatal Class at Bethesda Memorial Hospital, 2815 S. Seacrest Blvd., Boynton Beach. An opportunity for expectant parents to 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.

2/13 - Zumba Class at the Boynton Beach Civic Center, 128 E. Ocean Ave. Popular fitness program inspired by Latin dance. Class held W through 3/20. 7-8 pm. $40/resident, $50/non-resident. Registration: 742-6240.

Friday - 2/15 - Alzheimer’s Cafe at the Shirley & Barton Weisman Delray Community Center (of Ruth Rales Jewish Family Service), 7091 W. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach. A unique gathering for people affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related memory loss, along with their families, friends, caregivers and professionals. Gatherings create an opportunity to share feelings and explore constructive solutions for caregivers in interaction with others in similar situations. Held the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month. 2-4 pm. Free. RSVP: 866-7086 or www.bocafed.org.

Saturday - 2/16 – Child Safety Prenatal Class at Bethesda Memorial Hospital, Parent Education Resource Center, 2815 S. Seacrest Blvd., Boynton Beach. Learn infant CPR for children up to one year old and how you can assist in an emergency. 1 pm. $25/couple. Registration: 369-2229 .

Wednesday - 2/20 - Eating for a Healthier You: Preventing Colon Cancer - Presented by Mariano Faresi, M.D., Colorectal Surgeon, as part of the Community Lecture Series at Bethesda Memorial Hospital, Clayton Conference Center, 2815 S. Seacrest Blvd., Boynton Beach. 4:30 pm. Free. 731-2273.

Thursday - 2/21 - Digestive Cancer Awareness: What You Can Do About It - Presented by Matthew D’Alessio, M.D., Surgical Oncologist, as part of the Bethesda Memorial Hospial Community Lecture Series at Ross JCC, 8400 Jog Road, Boynton Beach. 10-11 am. Free. 259-3000.

Saturday - 2/23 - Family and Friends at Boca Raton Regional Hospital, Education Center, Classroom B, 800 Meadows Road, Boca Raton. Learn the basics of infant, child and adult CPR, relief of choking, and child and infant one-person CPR, as well as the use of the Automated External Defibulator. 10 am-noon. $25. Registration: 955-4468.

Sunday - 2/24 - 7th Annual West Palm Beach YogaDay at the Meyer Amphitheatre, 104 Datura St., West Palm Beach. Enjoy a day of yoga outdoors. Perfect for beginners. Designed to raise awareness about yoga’s benefits and create healthy lifestyles. 9 am-5 pm. Free. 400-4600.

Tuesday - 2/26 - Living Present, Carrying Our Inner Peace Throughout the Day by Barbara Schmidt - Presented as part of the Peaceful Mind/Peaceful Life Series at the Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center, 2nd floor, 201 Plaza Real, Boca Raton. Two times: 9:30 am-noon; 6-8:30 pm. $15. 297-2337.

Thursday - 2/28 - Adult Babalu Dance Class at the Boca Raton Community Center, 150 Crawford Blvd. Improve your health, strength and cardiovascular fitness while brushing up on your Latin dance moves. Runs Thursdays through 4/4. 2-3:30 pm. $90/residents, $112.50/non-residents. 393-7807.

2/28 - Yoga Class at the Boynton Beach Civic Center, 128 E. Ocean Ave. Increase flexibility, improve health and reduce stress. All levels. Thursdays through 4/4. 6-7 pm. $60/residents, $75/non-residents. Registration: 742-6240 or www.boynton-beach.org.

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