Health calendar

February 5, 2014 

Exercise classes

Stretch & Tone. 5:30 p.m. Feb. 6, 11, 13. Glenn Ford's Fitness Center, 1812 Oxford Cir., Lexington.

Dancers Studio, 570 Delzan Plaza, Lexington. (859) 219-0360. Dancersinlexington.com.

■ Body Recall, for older adults. 2 p.m. Feb. 7, 10, 12, 14. $99 for 30 classes. (859) 277-6466. Krdt.org/body-recall.

■ Kempo for Real Self Defense. 6:30 p.m. Feb. 7, 10, 14.

Mind Body Studio, 517 Southland Dr., Lexington.

■ Feldenkrais for Flexibility with Lethe Walter. 2 p.m. Feb. 7, 14. $48 for four-class series. (859) 420-5927. Lexfeld.com.

■ Pilates Mat Class with Laura Weldon. 12:30 p.m. Feb. 9, 16. $10 per class. Weldonwellness.com.

Health and wellness

The Lexington-Fayette County Health department is seeking nominations for Public Health Heroes Award. The award, now in its 11th year, is for individuals who have demonstrated dedication to improving the health of Lexington residents.

Criteria for the selection of the Public Health Heroes Award include:

■ Exemplary leadership and diligence in promoting public health.

■ Remarkable contributions and support in fostering public health programs.

■ Work or actions that have affected the community's health in a positive way and would not have occurred without the activities of the nominee.

Nominations may be submitted to Kevin Hall at KevinS.Hall@ky.gov, by fax at (859) 288-2359 or through the mail to Kevin Hall, Lexington-Fayette County Health Department, 650 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40508.

Include your name and contact information. The deadline for submitting candidates is 4 p.m. Feb. 26.

Memory Café. 3 p.m. Feb. 10. Living Arts & Science Center, 362 N. Martin Luther King Blvd., Lexington. Free. (859) 257-8971.

Cooper/Clayton Method to Stop Smoking. 5:30 p.m. Feb. 10. Woodford County Library, 115 N. Main St., Versailles. (859) 873-5191.

SOS for Young Women with Breast Cancer. 6 p.m. Feb. 11. Central Baptist Church, 110 Wilson Downing Rd., Lexington. Free. (859) 260-4357.

Living with Alzheimer's for Caregivers: The Middle Stages. 1 p.m. Feb. 12. Madison County Cooperative Extension Service, 230 Duncannon Ln., Richmond. Free. 1-800-272-3900. Alz.org/kyin.

Lexington Chapter of Hearing Loss Association of Kentucky meeting: Big Blue Meets HLAA. 6:30 p.m. Feb. 13. Lexington Hearing and Speech Center, 350 Henry Clay Blvd., Lexington. Free and is captioned by Sworn Testimony, PLLC. Hlaa-ky.org.

St. Joseph Diabetes and Nutrition Center Open House. Noon-2 p.m. Feb. 27. 1594 Harrodsburg Rd., Lexington. An opportunity for people to see what services the center provides. Refreshments will be served.

Workshops & Classes

Bluegrass Chapter of American Red Cross, 1450 Newtown Pike, Lexington. 1-800-733-22767. Redcross.org/take-a-class.

■ Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED Review. 5:30 p.m. Feb. 6. $90.

■ CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers. 9 a.m. Feb. 8. $110.

■ Adult First Aid/CPR/AED. 9 a.m. Feb. 13. $90.

■ Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED - Blended Learning. 9 a.m. Feb. 15. $110.

■ CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers Review. 12:30 p.m. Feb. 15. $90.

Be your own Sensuous Life Coach ... for Women over 45. 7 p.m. Feb. 7. Joseph-Beth Brontë Bistro, The Mall at Lexington Green, Lexington. free. Sensuouslifecoach.com.

Planning Your Vegetable Garden. 10 a.m. Feb. 11. Arboretum on Alumni Drive, 500 Alumni Dr., Lexington. Free. (859) 257-6955.

Enriching Your Family Life with Redirecting Children's Behavior. 6 p.m. Feb. 11. Shelby Cottage, 118 Constitution St., Lexington. $150; bring a friend for free. (859) 333-3053.

Hospice of the Bluegrass Volunteer Training. 10 a.m. Feb. 14. Paris-Bourbon County Public Library, 701 High St., Paris. Free. (859) 234-6462. Hospicebg.org.

Good Foods Market & Café, 455 Southland Dr., Lexington. (859) 278-1813. Goodfoods.coop.

■ A Lesson in Gluten-Free Lunch. 7 p.m. Feb. 12. $13-$15.

■ Legumes Defined. 9 a.m. Feb. 15. $4-$6. Materials fee: $8 paid to instructor.

■ Fresh Air with House Plants. 2 p.m. Feb. 15. $4-$6. Materials fee: $8 paid to instructor.

HealthFirst Bluegrass Enrollment Events for Medicaid or Insurance. 9, 10 a.m., 12:30, 1:30 p.m. Feb. 15 and Feb. 22. Lexington-Fayette County Health Department, 650 Newtown Pike, Lexington. Free. Advance registration required. (859) 299-2246. Classes limited to 12 people.

Yoga

Mind Body Studio, 517 Southland Dr., Lexington. (859) 373-0033, Mindbodystudio.org.

Gentle Hatha Yoga with Jan Byrd. 6 p.m. Feb. 6, 10, 13. Metta Yoga with Jan Byrd, 3564 Clays Mill Rd., Lexington. (859) 361-8523. Mymettayoga.com.

Ashtanga yoga. 12:30 p.m. Feb. 9. Mecca Studio, 948 Manchester St., Lexington. $12.

Baptist Health HealthwoRx Fitness & Wellness Center, 161 Lexington Green Cir., Lexington. (859) 260-4354.

■ Yoga for Cancer Healing. 10 a.m. Feb. 10, 12.

■ Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis and related conditions. 11:30 a.m. Feb. 10, 12.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Alcoholics Anonymous. Free. (859) 225-1212. Aa.org.

Al-Anon/Alateen. Free support group for families and friends of alcoholics. (859) 277-1877. Lexingtonafg.com.

Alzheimer's Support, Alz.org/kyin. 1-800-272-3900.

Bluegrass Babywearing Group. 11:30 a.m. second Monday of each month. Baby Moon Birth Resource Center, 2891 Richmond Rd., Lexington. Free. (859) 420-6262.

Diabetes support

■ 1-2 p.m. second Monday of each month. Lexington Senior Citizens Center, 1530 Nicholasville Rd. (859) 288-2423.

■ Health Chats on Diabetes. 6:15 p.m. second Tuesday of each month. UK Polk-Dalton Clinic, 217 Elm Tree Ln. (859) 288-2423.

Drug/alcohol abuse

Narconon. Learn to recognize the signs of drug abuse and get your loved ones help if they are at risk. Narconon also offers free assessments and referrals. 1-800-431-1754 or DrugAbuseSolution.com

Eating Whole Support Group. 7 p.m. Feb. 8. Good Foods Market & Café, 455 Southland Dr., Lexington. $8 owners, $10 others. (859) 278-1813. Goodfoods.coop.Health

Emotions Anonymous. 4:30 p.m. Sundays. Crossroads Christian Church, 4128 Todds Rd. Entrance G, Room 203. Free. (859) 576-9127. Emotionsanonymous.org.

Hospice of the Bluegrass Center for Grief and Education. 2409 Greatstone Pt., Lexington. (859) 277-2700, (800) 876-6005. Hospicebg.org.

Interstitial Cystitis Support Group. 5:30-7 p.m. second Thursday of each month. Lexington Public Library, Eagle Creek Branch, 101 N. Eagle Dr., Lexington. Cindy Hayden, cindy.hayden.eku.edu.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), walk-in orientation program. 3 p.m. Fridays. Participation Station, 869 Sparta Ct., Lexington. Free education/support programs and general information on mental illness. tracy@namilex.org or (859) 272-7891.

Overeaters Anonymous. Free. (859) 951-2123. Oa.org.

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