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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 Carol at 473-7609 for more information.

First Congregational Saturday Movement Practice, Founder's Room, 20 E. St. Vrain St. Donations accepted. Dance Gabrielle Roth's Five Rhythms. Saturdays, 9-10 a.m. Call 291-3120 for more.

Memorial Hospital August HealthLink Classes, Healthlink offices, 5360 N. Academy Blvd., suite 220. Register for a variety of classes from Nia and Tai Chi to yoga and aromatherapy. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call 444-2273 for more or visit

Woman's Wellness Summit, Penrose House, 1661 Mesa Ave. $25-$35. Lectures from assorted speakers on staying fit physically, mentally and spiritually, hosted by the Black Leadership Forum. Sat., Aug. 19, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call Pam Shipp at 329-7848, or visit for more.

Celebration Conscious Living Store, 2209 W. Colorado Ave. Donations accepted. Carol Lambert, initiated pipe carrier in the Hopi tradition, presents "Sharing Her Story in a Hopi Way." Mon, Aug. 28, 7-9 p.m. Call 634-1855 for more.

2006 Bio-Electric and Vibrational Medicine Workshop, Holiday Inn Colorado Springs Airport, 1855 AeroPlaza Drive. Learn the latest in vibrational medicine, subtle energy healing, electro-medical research and more. Aug. 26-27. Visit or call 684-2111 for more.

Alliance Breastfeeding Center Events, 5664 N. Academy Blvd. "Fun and Informative Childbirth Class," through Sept. 25. $99. Call 331-1292 for more.

Rocky Mountain Medicinal Plants Herb Walk, Sage Woman Herbs, 308-A S. 8th St. $15. Head out on a walk with herbalist Valerie Blankenship to learn about medicinal plants. Sat., Aug. 19, 10 a.m. to noon. Reserve a spot at 473-9702.

Springs Counseling Center Seminars, 5540 Tech Center Drive, suite 203. $10-$60. "Dignified Divorce" five-week workshop, through Sept. 18, Mon., 5:30-7 p.m. "What Sex is your Brain?" Wed., Aug. 23, 5:30-7 p.m. "How to Choose a Therapist," Sept. 19. "Positive Parenting," Sept. 27 through Nov. 1. Call 548-0100 for more or visit

"Medical & Natural Cures," HomeWood Suites, 2875 Zeppelin Road. Local nurses explain how to get the best from medical and holistic practitioners. Tues., Aug. 29, 7-9 p.m. $5. Call 491-2601 or visit for more.

Free Chair Massage, The Java Buddha Coffeehouse, 2820 W. Colorado Ave. Enjoy a complimentary massage and free energy work consultation. Thursdays through Aug. 31, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Call 633-5282 for more.

Benet Hill Center Scripture Studies, 2577 N. Chelton Road. $130. Offering classes from Sept. 5 through Nov. 7. Call 633-0655, ext. 33 or visit for more.

Celebrate Recovery, Westside First Church, 520 N. Walnut St. Join the road to recovery with this Christian-based support program. Saturdays at 7 p.m. Call 473-7113 for more.

Falun Gong Training, Monument Valley Park, directly behind the Fine Arts Center at 30 W. Dale St. Free. Learn traditional Chinese exercise and meditation practice to relieve stress and improve health every Sunday, 1:45-3 p.m. Call 282-9236 for more.

Wild Oats Natural Marketplace, 3180 New Center Point. "Intro to Aromatherapy," Fri., Aug. 18, $5. Fun Foods Tasting Event, Sat., Aug. 19. "Exercise Therapy for Diabetes," Tues., Aug. 22. Diabetic-Friendly Store Tour, Wed., Aug. 23. "Chiles Forever Cooking Class," Thurs., Aug. 24, $5. Senior Continental Breakfast, Wed., Aug. 30. Blood Drive for Penrose-St. Francis Health Services, Thurs., Aug. 31. Gluten-Free Store Tour, Tues., Sept 5. For more call 622-1099 or visit

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