Health calendar: July 17

July 16, 2014 

Charity & Volunteer

Shepherd's House Run 4 Recovery. 8 a.m. July 26. Keeneland Race Course, 4201 Versailles Rd., Lexington. $22 pre-registration, $25 day of race, $6 ages 12 and younger, free for dogs. (859) 252-1939. Shepherdshouseinc.com.

Health & wellness

GirlwoRx. 1 p.m. July 17, 18. Baptist Health HealthwoRx Fitness & Wellness Center, 161 Lexington Green Cir., Lexington. $125. (859) 260-6058. Baptisthealthlexington.com.

Understanding your Medicare Options. 2 p.m. July 17. The Lafayette, 690 Mason Headley Rd., Lexington. (859) 312-9646. |Kyhealthsolutions.com.

NAMI Introductions (National Alliance on Mental Illness). 3:30 p.m. July 17, 24. Eastern State Hospital, 1350 Bull Lea Rd., Lexington. Free. (859) 272-7891.

Healing Hooves Grief Retreat. 8 a.m. July 23, 24, 26. Kentucky Horse Park, 4089 Iron Works Pkwy., Lexington. $30 per child, $35 per family; some scholarships are available. (859) 277-2700. Hospicebg.org.

Workshops & Classes

Rosemont Baptist Church, 556 Rosemont Garden, Lexington. (859) 277-6147. www.rosemontbc.net.

■ AMP'D Kettlebell Class. 6 p.m. July 17, 22, 24.

■ Zumba Fitness. 6:30 p.m. July 17, 22, 24.

Breastfeeding Basics. 7 p.m. July 17. Babies "R" Us, 1965 Star Shoot Pkwy., Lexington. Free. (859) 263-8598. Lexingtonhealthdepartment.org.

Senior Adult Conditioning Exercises. 2 p.m. July 18, 23, 25. Dancers Studio, 570 Delzan Plaza, Lexington. $99 for 30 classes; rate will be pro-rated. (859) 277-6466.

Kempo for Real Self-Defense. 6:30 p.m. July 18, 21, 25. Dancers Studio, 570 Delzan Plaza, Lexington. $100 a month, new students two months for price of one. (859) 296-4699, t.griswold@twc.com. Griswoldselfdefense.com.

Mind Body Studio, 517 Southland Dr., Lexington. Weldonwellness.com.

■ Pilates Mat Class with Laura Weldon. 12:30 p.m. July 20, 27. $10 per class.

■ Motion Matters Dance Jam. 5:30 p.m. July 22. $6 per class. Motionmatters.org.

"You Just Don't Understand!": Unlocking Better Parent Teen Communication. 6:30 p.m. July 22. Lexington Public Library, Beaumont Branch, 3080 Fieldstone Way, Lexington. Free. (859) 231-5570. Lexpublib.org.

Boot Camp Wednesdays. 5:30 p.m. July 23. Triangle Park, S. Broadway and W. Main St., Lexington. Free. (859) 233-4567. Lexingtoncenter.com/events/detail/boot-camp.

Safe Sitter. 9 a.m. July 24. Baptist Health HealthwoRx Fitness & Wellness Center, 161 Lexington Green Cir., Lexington. $85. (859) 260-6058. Baptisthealthlexington.com.

Bariatric Surgery Seminar. 6 p.m. July 24. Baptist Health Lexington, 1740 Nicholasville Rd., Lexington. Free. (859) 263-2022. Cbhweightloss.com.

Lamplighters of America: Healthy Loving Leads to Healthy Minds for Parents, Teachers, Coaches & Child Advocates. 11 a.m. July 25. Sullivan University, 2355 Harrodsburg Rd., Lexington. $10. (859) 227-5006. Lamplightersofamerica.org.

Yoga

Yoga Meditation & Therapy Center, 322 W. Second St., Lexington. (859) 254-9529. Yogahealthcenter.org.

■ Yoga for Beginners. 6 p.m. July 17, 22, 24. 6 classes for $60; new students receive discount.

■ Classic Yoga. 6 p.m. July 17, 21-24. $10 per class for a series, $12 single class.

■ Stress Reduction: Yoga, The Inner View. 7 p.m. July 20, 27. $52 for 4 classes.

■ Meditation Starter Course. 7:20 p.m. July 21. $65 for 5 weeks.

Mind Body Studio, 517 Southland Dr., Lexington.

■ Feldenkrais for Flexibility with Lethe Walter. 2 p.m. July 18, 25. $48 for 4-class series. (859) 420-5927. LexFeld.com.

■ Maha Yoga with Matthew Higdon. 5:30 p.m. July 18, 25. $18 per class. (859) 948-5880. InSpiritYogaBodywork.com.

■ Bluegrass Dharma. 7 p.m. July 21. Donations accepted.

■ Gentle Hatha Yoga with Karen DiGirolamo. 6 p.m. July 23. $10 per class. Karen@jdigirolamo.com. (859) 536-1322.

■ Zen Meditation. 7:30 p.m. July 23. Donations accepted. Lexingtonzencenter.org.

Ashtanga yoga. 9:30 a.m. July 20, 22, 27. Source on High, 518 E. High St., Lexington. $15. (859) 539-2097.

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

■ Yoga for Cancer Healing. 10 a.m. July 21, 23.

■ Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis and related conditions. 11:30 a.m. July 21, 23.

Sunrise Yoga Tuesdays. 6:30 a.m. July 22. Triangle Park, S. Broadway and W. Main St, Lexington. Free. (859) 233-4567. Lexingtoncenter.com/events/detail/sunrise-yoga.

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.

Breastfeeding Mom's Club. 1 p.m. third Friday of each month. Public Health Clinic North, 805 A Newtown Cir., Lexington. (859) 288-2348.

Cancer support

Man to Man/Us TOO Prostate Cancer Support Group. 6:30 p.m. third Thursday of each month. St. Joseph Hospital Cancer Resource Center, 701 Bob-O-Link Dr., Suite 250, Lexington. Free. (859) 246-1661.

Diabetes support

■ Health Chats about Diabetes En Espanol. 6 p.m. July 23. Bluegrass Community Health Center, 1360 Versailles Rd., Lexington. Free. (859) 263-2507. Lexingtonhealthdepartment.org.

■ St. Joseph Diabetes and Nutrition Lunch Bunch. Noon fourth Tuesday of each month. Bring own lunch or snack. 1594 Harrodsburg Rd, Lexington. Free. (859) 313-2393.

Domestic Violence Support Group. 4 p.m. July 21. The Nest —Center for Women, Children & Families, 530 N. Limestone, Lexington. Free. (859) 259-1974. Thenestlexington.org.

Drug/alcohol abuse

Narconon. Learn to recognize signs of drug abuse and get help for loved ones if they are at risk. Free brochure on the signs of addiction for all types of drugs, free assessments and referrals. 1-800-431-1754. DrugAbuseSolution.com.

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

Familiesanonymous.org.

■ 7:45 p.m. Mondays. Ridge Behavioral Health System, 3050 Rio Dosa Dr., Lexington. (859) 269-2325.

■ 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursdays. Cynthiana Christian Church, 202 N. Main St., Cynthiana. (859) 234-1626.

■ 7 p.m. Thursdays. First Christian Church, 160 Lexington St., Versailles. (859) 873-4146.

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

Heart health

Mended Hearts Annual Potluck Picnic. 6 p.m. July 26. Shillito Park Pavilion 1, 300 W. Reynolds Rd., Lexington. (859) 223-4491.

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. (859) 272-7891.

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

■ 9 a.m. Saturdays. Centenary United Methodist Church, Room 30, basement, 2800 Tates Creek Rd., Lexington.

■ 7 p.m. Mondays. St. Raphael's Episcopal Church, 1891 Parkers Mill Rd., Lexington.

■ 7 p.m. Tuesdays. Immanuel Baptist Church, 3100 Tates Creek Rd., Lexington. Use front door (under steeple), Hospitality Room on the right.

■ 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Hunter Presbyterian Church, 109 Rosemont Garden, Lexington. (Side door, through Fellowship Hall and double doors and upstairs to lounge.)

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