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Alliance Breastfeeding Center Events, 5664 N. Academy Blvd. $130. "Beyond the Epidural: Tried and True Comfort Measures" free lecture on Wed., May 17, 6-7 p.m. Call 331-1292 for more.

Nia for a New You, Memorial Hospital Healthlink, 2420 E. Pikes Peak Ave. $35 for four-week series. Learn about this movement that incorporates tai chi's discipline, yoga's dynamics and martial arts' power. Tuesdays through May 23. Call 444-2273 for more.

"Why Vegetation from the Sea?" Satellite Hotel, 411 Lakewood Circle. Learn about Marine Phytoplankton, a super-food. Thurs., May 4, 6-9 p.m. Call 491-2601.

Power: The Ability to Move, First Congregational Church, 20 E. St. Vrain St. $20. Explore expressions of power. May 5, 7-9 p.m. Call 494-7758 for more.

Free Skin Cancer Screenings, Peak Vista Community Health Center, 2840 International Circle. Sat., May 6, 8-11:30 a.m. Call 776-5555 to make an appointment.

4th Annual Herb Fest, First United Methodist Church Hospitality Room, 420 N. Nevada Ave. Free with canned good donation to Silver Key Senior Pantry. Silent auction and herb marketplace includes free chai tea, music and more. Sat., May 6, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Silver Key Senior Pantry. Call Sharon for more at 533-0707 or visit

Insight Buddhist Meditation, Rocky Mountain Insight, 2525 W. Pikes Peak Ave., Ste. A. Silent sits on Sundays, 9-10 a.m. and Wednesdays from 7-8:30 p.m. Guided loving kindness sits on Fridays from noon to 1 p.m. Call 473-7609 for more. Call Carol at 473-7609 for more information.

Moving From Within, First Congregational Church, 20 E. St. Vrain St. $45. Work with breath, music and movement during a four-week class. May 5-26, Fridays from 9:30-10:45 a.m. Call 291-3120 for more.

One Woman Prepares for SunDance, Celebration Conscious Living Store, 2209 W. Colorado Ave. Learn about the history and significance of the Plains Indians' SunDance ceremony with Lisa Conway. Mon., May 8, 7-9 p.m. Call 634-1855 for more.

Memorial Health System Events, various locations. Free. "Tools for Strong Living" for diagnosed men with cancer, May 9-30. Call 365-6711 for more. Wellness seminar for women, May 16. Call 365-5235 for more. Sports concussion seminar, May 9. Call 365-2535 for more. Visit for more.

Grief Recovery Workshop, Springs Counseling Center, 5540 Tech Center Drive, Suite 203. $60. Attend a six-week workshop to learn to deal with loss. May 9 through June 13, Tues., 5:30-7 p.m. Call 548-0100 for more.

Beginning Reiki, 19410 Glencannon Way, Monument. $90. Learn to bring healing to yourself and others. Wed., May 10, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 719/488-2493 for more.

Surviving Your Teen's Teen Years, Springs Counseling Center, 5540 Tech Center Drive, Suite 203. $10. Attend a seminar to learn about parent-teen relationships. Mon., May 15, 5:30-7 p.m. Call 548-0100 for more.

Free Introductory Capoeira Class, Brazilian Capoeira, 3228 N. Nevada Ave. Learn basic movements in an hour-long class. Sat., May 20, 2 p.m. Call 231-6833 for more.

Learning the Elements of Magic, Celebration Store Community Room, 2209 W. Colorado Ave. $60-$90. Attend an intensive weekend workshop on witchcraft as described in Starhawk's Spiral Dance. May 20-21, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 650-3798 for more.

Nia Classes, Brazilian Capoeira Studio, 3228 N. Nevada Ave. Discover this movement that incorporates martial, healing, and dance arts. Sunday's, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Call Mary at 331-9711 for more.

Falun Gong Training, Monument Valley Park, right behind the Fine Arts Center at 30 W. Dale St. Free. Newcomers welcome. Learn graceful exercises and meditation practice every Sunday, 1:45-3:15 p.m. Call Joyce at 282-9236 for more.

Sivananda Yoga, Yoga Journeys, 709 N. Nevada Ave. Ongoing chanting, breathwork, pose and relaxation classes. Mondays from 7-8:30 a.m. through May 22. Call 229-4290 for more.

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