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

Manitou Springabout Walk, Hygeia: the town clock, corner of Cañon and Manitou avenues, Manitou Springs. Free. Take a brisk fitness walk around Manitou Springs and learn about the healing waters of Manitou. Every Tues. and Sat., 9:30 a.m. through Labor Day. Call 685-5089 for more.

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

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.

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Smooth Changes Therapies Classes, 4935 N. 30th St., Suite 170. Free Hypnosis Groups for Women, Aug. 25, Sept. 7, 22. Free Stress Clinic, Sept. 12, 27. Call 271-6089 to register or visit

Think Globally and LAUGH Locally, Boulder Park, 1210 E. Boulder St. Laughter is free, easy, quick, optimistic and caffeine-free: a great natural high. Meets Mon., Aug. 29, 7-7:27 a.m. Call 575-0152 for more.

Memorial Hospital Healthlink, 5360 N. Academy Blvd., Suite 220. Offering various health/wellness and childbirth/parenting classes. Including yoga, massage for couples, infant massage, yoga for seniors, stress management, smoking cessation, women and heart disease as well as infant and child safety, childbirth, prenatal yoga and more. Call 444-CARE for more.

Rocky Mtn. Insight Buddhist Meditation, 2525 W. Pikes Peak Ave., Suite A. Silent sittings on Wednesday at 7 p.m. (orientation at 6:15 if you haven't taken the intro. course); Sun., 9-10 p.m., Guided loving-kindness meditation on Fri., noon to 1 p.m. Call Carol at 473-7609 for more.

Beginning Reiki, 19410 Glencannon Way, Monument. $90. Learn to heal yourself on physical, emotional and spiritual levels, which will strengthen your energy boundaries. Sat., Sept. 10, 9:30 a.m. to noon. Call 488-2493 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, infant and child CPR and more. Classes starting weekly. For details and to register, call 632-3563.

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