Event Date: 03/01/2017 - 03/24/2017   Event Time: All Day

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The YMCA of WNC is conducting a falls prevention research study with UNCA. Study includes iDXA scan, balance screenings, and falls prevention programming. For more information contact Caitlin Corle at [email protected]

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40 North Merrimon Ave. Suite 101 , Asheville, NC 28804
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Event Date: 03/28/2017   Event Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Education, training, help and support for anyone caring for a person with Alzheimer's or other memory disorder. Free and open to the public. For more information contact Mary at [email protected], 828.230.4143

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, Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 03/28/2017   Event Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Senior Beat January to May (ongoing) Tuesdays, 2:00-3:00pm This class is part dance, part fitness, part music performance, and lots of fun! Learn some drumming while improving your health. Program can be adapted for standing or seated participants. $3.00 per class

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36 Grove Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 03/29/2017   Event Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

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If you're struggling with the hormone symptoms of perimenopause and menopause, Hormones 101 is for you! In just 6 weeks, you’ll learn: • The signs and symptoms of the most common hormone imbalances in perimenopause and menopause. We’ll be covering imbalances in estrogen, progesterone, testosterone/DHEA, cortisol and thyroid. • Supplements that are helpful for rebalancing your body so you’ll never waste money on products that have no benefit. • Simple lifestyle changes that can add up to BIG symptom relief! • How the right mindset can help you master your mojo so that you can bring yourself out of any downward mental spirals. • The basics of hormone replacement therapy so that you’ll understand the risks and benefits if you decide this is what your body needs. • How to advocate for yourself with your doctor so that you can get the care you need and deserve. Cost is $169 for series. Register at www.drannagarrett.com/hormones101

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966 Tunnel Rd , Asheville, NC 28805
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Event Date: 04/01/2017   Event Time: 9:00 AM

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This class is geared toward doulas but open to all birth & postpartum professionals, and fulfills the breastfeeding prerequisite for certification through DONA.   Topics include: benefits of breastfeeding, anatomy and physiology, cue-based feeding, common challenges, the doula's role in supporting breastfeeding, scope of practice, and much more. Class is intercative with lots of role playing and activites; please come prepared to engage and move!   Taught by Jen Chandlee, PCD(DONA; CD(DONA); ICCE(ICEA); CLE(CAPPA) who was inspired into this work after having her first baby in 1994. She currently offers postpartum doula services; breastfeeding, postpartum, & childbirth classes; in-home breastfeeding support; and mentoring/business coaching for new doulas. She is the Director of Postpartum Education and Services at Homegrown Babies.  If you are a birth professional and sign up for one of our workshops, then you have the potential of being called to a birth at the very time that the class meets. If you are called to a birth and cannot attend you will be refunded or have the option of transferring to another class; refunds may take between 1 to 2 weeks to process. In the event of absence otherwise (sickness, weather, etc.), your registration fee is NON-REFUNDABLE, but may be transferred to another class date within the year.

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201 Charlotte Street , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 04/02/2017   Event Time: 6:00 PM

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A Sound Immersion relaxes the body and promotes deep meditative and rejuvenating states. While reclining or sitting and breathing slowly, your body is immersed in a bath of sound as River plays his singing bowls, gongs, shakers, hand pan, and large frame drums. Please bring a yoga mat to lie on and a pillow or blanket if desired.River's Studio is downstairs.   Please try to arrive by 5:20 to choose your place and settle in. Please call Rima 267 566 3911 if you are running late so we know to hold your place. If you have any questions please email Rima at [email protected] 267 566 3911

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Address: , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 04/03/2017 - 05/31/2017   Event Time: All Day

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1345 Hendersonville Road , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 04/03/2017 - 05/26/2017   Event Time: All Day

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1345 Hendersonville Road , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 04/04/2017   Event Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Members and specialists join together to offer strategies and techniques to better manage Parkinson's Disease in a congenial and convivial setting. First half hour is social; remainder is a changing calendar of events.

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954 Tunnel Rd , Asheville, NC 28805
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Event Date: 04/04/2017   Event Time: 6:00 PM

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The 7 Week Series includes 6 consecutive weeks of Childbirth Education, in addition to a 4.5 hour Breastfeeding/Baby Care Class class that is taken prenatally (ideally between 30-35 weeks.) For the 6 week childbirth class dates: Beginning Sunday September 25th, October 2nd, NO CLASS ON 9th, Thursday 13th, 16th, 23rd, 30th Beginning Thursday October 27th, November 3rd, 10th, 17th, No class on 24th  Dec. 1st, 8th Beginning Sunday November 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th, December 4th, 11th Beginning Tuesday January 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st, February 7th Beginning Sunday Janaury 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, February 5th, 12th Beginning Thursday January 26th, February 2nd, 9th 16th, 23rd, March 2nd Beginning Sunday February 19th, 26th, March 5th 12th, no class on 19th, 26th, April 2nd Beginning Tuesday February 21st, 28th, March 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th Beginning Thursday March 9th, 1th, 23rd, 30th, April 6th, 13th Beginning Tuesday April 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, May 2nd, 9th Beginning Thursday April 20th, 27th, May 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th Beginning Tuesday May 16th, 23rd, 30th, June 6th, 13th, 20th  Babymoon Breastfeeding & Babycare Class Dates:           2016: December 10             2017: January 21, February 25, March 25 You will have a choice of dates for the Babymoon Class on the registration form. Designed to help you navigate the postpartum, this is 4.5 hour class is taken prenatally, ideally between 30-35 weeks, but you can take it at any time. We will cover Postpartum Planning & Support; Changing Identity, Roles & Relationships; Breastfeeding; Infant Needs, Cues & Soothing Techniques; Sleep Scenarios; and more! The cost is $65 per couple (included in the 7 week registration fee); singles are welcome to bring a friend, family member, or support person. If you are taking childbirth classes, you do not need to be finished with them to attend.    Babymoon Classes are led by Childbirth Educator & Doula Jen Chandlee, CD; ICCE And now for the fine print...Because our classes often sell out, we do not offer refunds or transfers for non-medical reasons, so please be sure you can attend the class you register for! If you choose to register for the 6 week childbirth series of classes beginning after your 33rd week of pregnancy, there are no refunds if your baby arrives beforehand. At this time, Homegrown Babies can only accept Primary NC Medicaid insurance Feel free to contact Chama Woydak with any questions or concerns at 828-777-8899 [email protected] YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: Free Early Pregnancy Class If you would like to purchase postpartum/breastfeeding related instruction separately from a childbirth class series or see the upcoming series dates go here:  Babymoon Postpartum Breastfeeding & Babycare Class with Support Circle 

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201 Charlotte Street , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 04/04/2017   Event Time: 6:00 PM

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The 6 Week Childbirth Class Series begins on the start date listed above and runs for 6 consecutive weeeks unless listed otherwise:  Beginning Thursday March 9th, 1th, 23rd, 30th, April 6th, 13th Beginning Tuesday April 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, May 2nd, 9th Beginning Thursday April 27th, May 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, June 1st Beginning Sunday April 30th, May 7th, 14th, 21st, no class 28th (Memorial Day Weekend), June 4th, 11th Beginning Tuesday May 16th, 23rd, 30th, June 6th, 13th, 20th Beginning Thursday June 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, July 6th, 13th Beginning Sunday June 18th, 25th, July 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd Weeknight classes are from 6pm - 9pm Sunday classes are from 4pm - 7pm Whether you're a first-time or experienced parent, alone or with a partner, and no matter what type of birth your are striving to have (home or hospital birth, unmedicated, VBAC, epidural) this 6 week long class series will enrich your knowledge not only of childbirth but of your relationships: to your partner, your care provider, and yourself.    In the Lamaze 6 Week Childbirth Class Series You'll learn: Pregnancy Anatomy and Physiology Labor Stages & Signs of Labor   Creating a positive birth experience Tools to increase connection with your partner, care provider and your baby! Hands-on Labor Coping and Support Techniques for both mothers and partners Advocacy and how to make Informed Decisions during Labor How to address and work with Fears and Anxieties To Honor your Pregnancy and Birth as a Rite of Passage. And now for the fine print...Because our classes often sell out, we do not offer refunds or transfers for non-medical reasons, so please be sure you can attend the class you register for! If you choose to register for class beginning after your 34th week, there are no refunds if your baby arrives before the series is over. At this time, Homegrown Babies can only accept Primary NC Medicaid insurance YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: Free Early Pregnancy Class If you would like to purchase postpartum/breastfeeding related instruction separately from a childbirth class series or see the upcoming series dates go here:  Baby Moon Postpartum Breastfeeding & Babycare Class with Support Circle  We also offer class bundles:  Birth with Courage + Baby Moon Postpartum Breastfeeding & Babycare Class Feel free to contact Chama Woydak with any questions or concerns at 828-777-8899 or [email protected]

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201 Charlotte Street , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 04/08/2017   Event Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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-Learn about health care powers of attorney -Learn about living wills -Complete your advance directives* • Talk about your wishes for end-of-life treatment *Please note: You will need to bring a photo ID in order to have your advance directives notarized.

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121 Hendersonville Rd , Asheville, NC 28803
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