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Laughing, have fun thinking globally and laughing locally. Sessions on Tuesdays, 12:30-1 p.m. with Cheryl at 634-8932. Sessions on Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. with Karla at 575-0152.

Resting Metabolic Rate Screening, Memorial Hospital HealthLink, 5360 N. Academy Blvd., Suite 220. $75. Receive your RMR screening, height, weight, body fat analysis and 30-minute consultation with a registered dietitian. Call 444-2273 for dates and times.

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College Pharmacy Free Seminars, call 262-0022 ext. 171 for more. Learn about Health & Nutrition on Mon., Sept. 26; Menopause on Tues., Oct. 4; Thyroid on Wed., Oct. 19.

Smooth Changes Therapies Classes, 4935 N. 30th St., Suite 170. Free Hypnosis Groups for Women, Sept. 22. Free Stress Clinic, Sept. 27. Call 271-6089 to register or visit

Zen Meditation, CC's Women's Club, 20 Mesa Road. $60. Introduction to Zen Meditation includes insight and kindness. Taught by Joan Sutherland and Sarah Bender. Sat., Sept. 24, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 520-5409 or visit for more.

Prostate Cancer Screening, Hillside Community Center, 925 S. Institute St. $5 for a Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) blood test from 10-11:30 a.m. Wellness information and activities throughout the morning. Sat., Sept. 24, 9-11:30 a.m. Call 636-5101 for more.

Alzheimer's Family Caregivers Education Class, First Lutheran Church, 1515 Cascade Ave. Free. A class for family caregivers, professionals or anyone who wants to learn more about Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. Sat., Sept. 24, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Call 266-8773 for more.

Beginning Therapeutic Touch, 19410 Glencannon Way, Monument. $60. Learn a method developed within nursing that has been scientifically proven to reduce pain and anxiety, normalize blood pressure, speed healing of wounds and more. Sat., Sept. 24, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 488-2493 for more.

Dru Yoga Workshop: Finding Your Balance, First Congregational Church, 20 E. St. Vrain St. $35-$40. Give yourself the gift of balance, harmony, happiness and peace with gentle yoga movements, meditation and breathing techniques. Sun., Sept. 25, 2-5 p.m. Call Ron at 633-4390 for more.

Replacing Fear with Love Workshop, ECKANKAR Center, 1685 W. Uintah St. Free. A public forum for newcomers who are interested in learning more about the spiritual path of the Light and Sound of God. Sun., Sept. 25, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Call 633-0453 for more.

Advanced Reiki, 19410 Glencannon Way. Learn to heal body and emotions across time, to heal archetypes and regret points, and to imprint water for healing. Mon., Sept. 26, 7-9:30 p.m. Call 488-2493 for more.

Fibromyalgia Support Group, MERIC, 3920 N. Union Blvd., Suite 210. Free. Lori Black speaks on "How Yoga Can Help with Chronic Illness." Tues., Sept. 27. Call 548-8850 ext. 100 to register.

Where Do You Look For Health?, Caf of Life, 8025 W. Hwy. 24, Cascade. Free. Open conversation on health and healing including chiropractic, lifestyle, diet, exercise and other methods of assisting the natural expression of our innate wisdom. Wed., Sept. 28, 7-8 p.m. Call 302-2435 for more.

Mastering a New Way of Living, 19410 Glencannon Way, Monument. Discover how to live in joy and abundance, how to opt out of fear and how to live your soul's wholeness. Runs Sept. 28 through May 3, 7-9:30 p.m. Call 488-2493 for more.

Health Care Reform: A Medical Emergency, Temple Shalom, 225 S. Union Blvd. Free. The founder of Physicians for National Health Insurance and professor at Harvard Medical School will speak. Thurs., Sept. 29, 7-8:30 p.m. Call 262-4021 for more.

Colorado's Future: Can Affordable Health Care be Quality Care?, The Lodge at UCCS, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. $45-$60. Researchers, policymakers and interested citizens join Dr. David Himmelstein for ways to keep costs down while increasing quality and access. Fri., Sept. 30, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Call 262-4021 for more.

Women, Liberate Your Dance!, First Congregational Church, 20 E. St. Vrain St. $35. Combine dancing and creative writing in this class, learn to deepen into alert stillness. Sun., Oct. 9, 1-4 p.m. Call 494-7758 for more.

Vipassana Buddhist Meditation, Rocky Mountain Insight, 2525 W. Pikes Peak Ave., Suite A. Donations accepted. Sundays, silent meditation 9-10 a.m.; Wednesdays, silent sit from 7-8:30 p.m., required orientation at 6:15 p.m.; Fridays, guided lovingkindness from noon to 12:50. For more call 473-7609.

American Red Cross Health and Safety Training, 1040 S. 8th St. $30-$50. First aid, CPR, babysitters training, infant and child CPR and more. Classes starting weekly. For details and to register, call 632-3563.

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