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Health & Wellness Calendar 5/30/13

5.30 Cancer Support Group
Viewing of The Seven Best Green Smoothies from Raw Family with Valya Boutenko. This event also features a food demo, and will be held at Ever’man Natural Foods, 315 W. Garden St., beginning at 6 p.m.

6.1 Celebrating Cancer Survivors
The Baptist Cancer Institute is hosting a cancer survivor celebration, “Hope Grows Here,” in recognition of National Survivors Day. The event runs from 9 to 11 a.m., at New World Landing, 600 S. Palafox in downtown Pensacola, and will feature a hands-on gardening exhibit, jazz music and a light breakfast buffet. To register call 434-4080.

6.1 Non-GMO Support Group
Come join like-minded individuals in the discussion of genetically modified foods and learn about some of the research currently being conducted on the potentially harmful side effects. Hosted by Amy Leikness, at 3 p.m. at Ever’man Natural Foods, 315 W. Garden St.

6.4 Yoga
Tuesday night yoga at Ever’man Natural Foods, 315 W. Garden St., begins at 6 p.m. and costs $2 for non-members.

6.8 Sandshaker Run
Described as a “Rave Run,” the 2013 Gary McAdams Sandshaker 5k Run/Walk routes runners along Pensacola Beach and concludes at the Casino Beach Pavilion. There’s an after-race celebration at the Sandshaker. Race begins at 7:30 a.m.

6.8 Pranic Healing Intro
Join Pranic healer Lori Thomas and learn techniques to calm the mind and create a sense of wholeness. Learn how to feel prana or chi life force, the basics of energy anatomy, how to feel the energy body or the bio-plasma energy field, and how to stop negative people from draining you. Begins at 10 a.m. at Ever’man Natural Foods, 315 W. Garden St. Must RSVP by calling 438-0402.

6.8 Free Family Health Fair
Come by for health screenings, BMI measurements and one-on-one wellness counseling. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Florida Blue office, located at 1680 Airport Blvd. Please call 202-4188 to register.

6.8 Introduction to Homeopathy
Dr. Becky Jones presents Introduction to Homeopathy and Natural First Aid, beginning at 3 p.m. at Ever’man Natural Foods, 315 W. Garden St.

6.10 Stroke Support Group
The group will begin at 1:30 p.m. in Community Rooms A&B at West Florida Rehabilitation Institute, 8391 N. Davis Hwy. For more information, or to sign up, call 494-3212.

6.11 Spinal Cord Injury Group
The Spinal Cord Injury Reunion Group meets at 2:30 p.m., in Community Rooms A&B at West Florida Rehabilitation Institute, 8391 N. Davis Hwy.

6.11 Childbirth Preparation Class
The free class provides essential research based information to help you become better prepared for the birth experience. The class begins at 5:30 p.m. and is held is West Florida Hospital, 7th Floor Ancillary Building, Classroom 1, 8383 N. Davis Hwy. For more information or to sign up for the class, call 494-3212.

6.11 Yoga
Tuesday night yoga at Ever’man Natural Foods, 315 W. Garden St., begins at 6 p.m. and costs $2 for non-members.

6.12 Traumatic Brain Injury Support Group
The group will meet at 3:30 p.m. in Community Rooms A&B at West Florida Rehabilitation Institute, 8391 N. Davis Hwy.  For more information, or to sign up, call 494-3212.

6.13 Breastfeeding Class
The free class teaches attendees the anatomy of the breast, valuable benefits of breastfeeding, diet for the pregnant and postpartum mother, common concerns and breast feeding techniques, pumping/storage of breast milk, bonding and skin-to-skin. The class will be held at 5 p.m. in West Florida Hospital, 3rd Floor Family Birthplace Classroom, 8383 N. Davis Hwy. For more information, or to sign up, call 494-3212.

6.13 Cancer Support Group
Dr. Lorraine Day, MD,—who developed cancer and didn’t want to use chemo, radiation and radical surgery—presents Cancer Doesn’t Scare Me Anymore. The event will be held at Ever’man Natural Foods, 315 W. Garden St., beginning at 6 p.m.

6.14 Parkinson’s Support Group
The group will be hosted by Darren Jauncey, the topic will be Driving Program. The group will be in Community Rooms A&B at West Florida Rehabilitation Institute, 8391 N. Davis Hwy. The class begins at 1 p.m. For more information or to sign up, call 494-3212.

6.14 What is Water Quality?
This presentation explores water quality, addressing such issues as filtration, mercury and toxic metals. This event, at Ever’man Natural Foods, 315 W. Garden St., begins at 7 p.m. and is $7 for non-members.

6.15 Childbirth Preparation Express Class
The free class provides essential research based information to help you become better prepared for the birth experience. The class runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is held is West Florida Hospital, 7th Floor Ancillary Building, Classroom 1, 8383 N. Davis Hwy. For more information or to sign up for the class, call 494-3212.

6.18 Childbirth Preparation Class
The free class provides essential research based information to help you become better prepared for the birth experience. The class begins at 5:30 p.m. and is held is West Florida Hospital, 7th Floor Ancillary Building, Classroom 1, 8383 N. Davis Hwy. For more information or to sign up for the class, call 494-3212.

6.18 Yoga
Tuesday night yoga at Ever’man Natural Foods, 315 W. Garden St., begins at 6 p.m. and costs $2 for non-members.

6.22 Yoga
Tuesday night yoga at Ever’man Natural Foods, 315 W. Garden St., begins at 6 p.m. and costs $2 for non-members.

6.25 Childbirth Preparation Class
The free class provides essential research based information to help you become better prepared for the birth experience. The class begins at 5:30 p.m. and is held is West Florida Hospital, 7th Floor Ancillary Building, Classroom 1, 8383 N. Davis Hwy. For more information or to sign up for the class, call 494-3212.

6.25 Man to Man
The American Cancer Society Support Group will be held at 5:30 p.m. in the West Florida Cancer Center, 2130 E. Johnson Ave. The session is free and open to men of any stage of cancer diagnosis, treatment or follow-up care. For more information, call 494-4814 or 1-800-227-2345.

7.2 Childbirth Preparation Class
The free class provides essential research based information to help you become better prepared for the birth experience. The class begins at 5:30 p.m. and is held is West Florida Hospital, 7th Floor Ancillary Building, Classroom 1, 8383 N. Davis Hwy. For more information or to sign up for the class, call 494-3212.