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Sexual Assault 24-Hour Hotline for the Rape Assistance and Awareness Program at 303/322-7273. Spanish language hotline at 303/329-0031 and hearing impaired hotline at 303/329-0023.

Franciscan Community Counseling, as part of a grant, if you have been the victim of a crime in El Paso or Teller counties, you might be eligible to receive somatic or therapeutic bodywork services for $5 per session, up to eight sessions. Contact Kim M. Green, LMT 231-5715 for more.

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The Frazzled Female: Finding Peace in the Midst of Everyday Life. FBS Church, 1409 Palmer Park Blvd. $10 for book, free childcare. Bible study group meets Tues., 6:30 p.m. and Wed., 10 a.m. Call Kim at 264-7804 for more.

Children's Kung Fu, Chinese Shao-Lin Center, 908 N. Circle Dr., Suite B. Mon.-Fri., 5:45-6:30 p.m. Call 520-1522 for more.

Tai Chi Chuan for Health, 5875 Lehman Dr. $8 per session. New class forming with an experienced teacher. Tai Chi increases flexibility, balance, strength, relaxation and discipline. Mon., 4:30-5:30 p.m. Call 522-0549 for more.

Every Heart Restored, a workshop designed to help wives rebuild a marriage damaged by a spouse's infidelity is sponsored by New Life Ministries. April 22-23. Call 800/NEWLIFE to register.

Spinal Care/Wellness Seminars, Fountain Creek Chiropractic, 56 Park Ave. Free. Free weekly classes answer questions about neuromusculoskeletal health, emotional health and nutritional supplementation. Tuesdays, April 4-May 10, 7-8 p.m. Call 214/686-4393 to reserve a seat.

Meditation Not Medication, 308 S. 8th St., suite K. Free. Learn to help children to be more focused and relaxed for better health. Natural methods to heal will be taught. Sat., April 16, 10-11 a.m. Call 444-0700 for more.

Healing with the BodyTalk System, 5875 Lehman Dr. $5. An overview of this dynamic healing system which heals on emotional and physical levels. Free chair massage, food, coupons for BodyTalk treatments, FAQ answered and more. Sat., April 16, 4-6 p.m. Call 522-0549 for more.

Navaratri, Divine Mother Celebration, Organic Earth Village, 1124 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. Donations accepted. Celebration includes music, dancing, traditional Indian foods, drum circle and more. Sun., April 17, noon to 4 p.m. Call 685-1948 for more.

MS/Lupus Support Group, Rockrimmon Community Center, room 100, 326 Woodmen Blvd. Topic: Vitamins, fact or fiction? Tues., April 19, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Call Linda at 638-1700 for more.

Awaken to Your Divinity Now!, Community for Spiritual Living, 3685 Jeannine Dr. Donations accepted. Sai Ma's master teachers will lead meditation and offer a powerful technique for illuminating the brain. Wed., April 20, 7-9 p.m. Call Catherine at 634-3042 for more.

Non-Toxic Treatment & Prevention of Allergies, Sanders Chiropractic, 2812 W. Colorado Ave., suite 104. Free. Wed., April 27, 6-7:30 p.m.; Sat., April 30, 10-11:30 a.m. Call 475-2455 to reserve a seat.

Alzheimer's Spring Caregiver Workshop, for anyone who wants to learn more about Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. $25 suggested donation. Thurs., April 21, 9 a.m. to noon or Fri., April 29, 9 a.m. to noon. Call 266-8798 for more.

SoundPrints Meditation, WakePoint Center for Natural Healing, 1919 W. Colorado Ave. $15. Present moment awareness and experiences of "pure being" bringing people in alignment with their truest purpose in order to realize themselves as the creator and source of their reality. Mon., April 25, 7-8:30 p.m. Call 520-1497 for more.

Fibromyalgia Support Group, MERIC, 3920 N. Union Blvd., Suite 210. Topic: Hand Health: Anatomy of Hand Arthritis, Tendonitis and Carpal Tunnel, followed by a Do's and Don't session. Tues., April 26, 7-8:30 p.m. Call 548-8850 ext. 100 to register.

Reiki for Children, Community for Spiritual Living, 3685 Jeannine Dr. $50. Children will learn about energy fields and simple ways of using reiki. Sat., April 30, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Sat., May 14, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 660-5703 for more.

College Pharmacy Free Health Seminars, 3505 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Suite 101.All at 7 p.m. Menopause, April 26. Call 262-0022 ext. 133 to register.

Mary, Mother of My Soul- Exploring our bondedness to the Blessed Mother through the nurturing of our feminine spirituality. Francis Place at Franciscan Retreat Center, Mount St. Francis, 7875 Deer Hill Grove. Sun., May 1, 2-4 p.m. Call Sr. Marilyn at 598-5486 for more.

Vipassana Buddhist Meditation, Rocky Mountain Insight, 2525 W. Pikes Peak Ave., Ste. 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, babysitter's training, pet first aid, infant and child CPR and more. Classes starting weekly. For details and to register, call 632-3563.

4 Branches Healing Arts Center, 6628B Delmonico Dr. Offering ongoing tai chi, dao yin yoga, northern style kung fu and qigong, wah lum kung fu. Kids classes also. Call 574-1880 for more info.

Weight Loss Management Support Group, Ruth Holley Branch Library, 685 N. Murray Blvd. Free. New members welcome. The group meets Wednesdays from 6-7. Call 570-0185 for more.

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