Health calendar for the week of Jan. 15

01/15/2012 12:00 AM

01/18/2012 12:07 PM

Tuesday

DVD presentation featuring Dr. Peter Skaff, a neurologist at Mercy San Juan Hospital, will be presented at the Sacramento Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group meeting; 1:30-3:30 p.m. Northminster Presbyterian Church, 3235 Pope Ave., Sacramento; free; (916) 485-7723.

Caring for Women Wellness Center seminar series program with Dr. Michael P Goodman on vulvodynia and other sexual pain disorders; 7 p.m.; Davis Medical Center, 635 Anderson Road, Suite 12B, Davis; free; (530) 753-2787 (registration required).

Tuesday and Jan. 24

Self-hypnosis for weight management class; 7-9 p.m. Tuesday and Jan 24; Learning Exchange, 1111 Howe Ave., Suite 115, Sacramento; $54 members, $69 nonmembers, plus $15 materials fee; (916) 929-9200.

Tuesday-Feb. 23

FallProof Balance and Mobility exercise class with Kelly Ward, certified FallProof specialist; 3-4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 17-Feb. 23; Parkside Community Church, 5700 South Land Park Drive, Sacramento; (916) 421-0492.

Wednesday

Blood pressure screenings held every Wednesday; 10 a.m.-noon; lobby of Sutter Davis Hospital, 2000 Sutter Place; free; (530) 756-6440.

Saturday

Yoga class presented by the Valley Hi-North Laguna Library, 7400 Imagination Parkway, Sacramento; 9-10 a.m. Wednesdays through Feb. 25; free; (916) 264-2920.

Community health and wellness celebration,"Changing Attitudes, Changing Lives, Promoting Health and Wellness Celebration," presented by the Sacramento County Department of Health and Human Services/ Division of Behavioral Health Services, featuring information booths and free health screenings; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Sam Pannell Community Center, 2450 Meadowview Road, Sacramento; free; www.sacdhhs.com.

Jan. 26

Arthritis relief class through the Learning Exchange; 6:30-9 p.m.; 1111 Howe Ave., Suite 115, Sacramento; $40 members, $55 nonmembers, plus $10 materials fee; (916) 929-9200 (registration required).

Jan. 28

Russian kettlebell kifting course through the Learning Exchange; 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; 1111 Howe Ave., Suite 115, Sacramento; $44 members, $59 nonmembers, plus $3 materials fee; (916) 929-9200 (registration required).

Polar plunge "Freezin' for a Reason" spinal cord injury charity event; 8-11 a.m.; 4000 Fruitridge Road, Sacramento; $20; (800) 642-8399

Power stretching and joint maintenance course through the Learning Exchange; 2:30-5:30 p.m.; 1111 Howe Ave., Suite 115, Sacramento; $44 members, $59 nonmembers, plus $3 materials fee; (916) 929-9200 (registration required).

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