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Wellness Center offers classes

The Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Wellness Center is offering a variety of classes in February.

To honor National Heart Month, the center is offering “Healthy Hearts” on Saturday, Feb. 1, from noon to 3:30 p.m. Instructors Robin Wright Mallery, Michelle Harris and Geri Campbell will cover the basics of heart health. The class is co-sponsored by the hospital’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Center. There is a $5 fee.

On Feb. 12, from 7 to 9 p.m., instructors Lennie Martin and Pam Jung will teach a class called, “Reverse Your Biomarkers of Aging and Grow Younger.” They will discuss aging tests and steps people can take to improve the body’s physiology. The fee is $15.

“Meditation” will be taught by Jyoti Spearin in a three-session course set for Feb. 13, 20 and 27, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The cost is $35 for the series.

Emmett Miller, M.D., will teach “Beating the Blues” on Feb. 13 from 7 to 9 p.m., offering mind/body tools for dealing with depression. The fee is $15.

“Slow Down: You’re Moving Too Fast!” is the title of a class offered Feb. 20, from 6:30 to 9 p.m., by Dean Shrock, Ph.D. Participants will learn a 10-minute relaxation technique. The cost is $15.

Bill Larson will teach “Healing From Trauma: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder,” on Feb. 27 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. The class will cover the history, symptoms and treatments for PTSD. There is a $15 fee.

Registration is required. Call 274-6824 to register or 274-6124 for

more information.

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