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HealthFree YMCA fitness course
This weekly course led by YMCA instructors, called Healthy Happens Here, leads participants in strength training to develop balance, flexibility, posture, coordination and fall prevention. Classes are appropriate for all levels and backgrounds. Attendees should bring a yoga mat or towel. Registration is required. Wednesdays, Aug. 5-Nov. 25, noon-1 p.m. Free. Mountain View Public Library, 585 Franklin St., Mountain View.
HealthStanford Cancer Clinical Trials Class
During this monthly class at the Stanford Cancer Center, the clinical trial research staff will describe the trials, their importance in improving cancer care, the types of studies available and what to expect from participation. Second Wednesday of the month, June 10-Dec. 9, 2-3 p.m. Free. Stanford Cancer Center, 2nd Floor, Room CC2105, 875 Blake Wilbur Drive, Palo Alto.
HealthMoving out of Aches and Pain class
Taught by Deborah Dutton, this Feldenkrais class series for those dealing with discomfort from aches and pains will help students use focused attention and movement sequences to begin moving more comfortably and freely. It will also cover posture and body mechanics. Mondays, Sept. 28-Dec. 14, 6-7 p.m. $183 resident; $245 nonresident; $20 drop in. Arrillaga Gymnastics Center, 501 Alma St., Menlo Park.
Deborah Dutton, a certified Feldenkrais practitioner, leads weekly classes that seek to alleviate tension, aches and pains while improving body mechanics and posture. Movements are done lying on the floor. Participants should bring a mat or towel. Wednesdays, May 6-Dec. 16, 11 a.m.-noon. Series prices vary; $20 drop in. Little House Activity Center, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park.
HealthYoga with Surfer MIke
Surfer Mike, an yoga and meditation instructor since 1997, will teach a 13-week course for all ages and levels. Those interested are asked to register prior to the first class at Lucie Stern Community Center. Mondays, Sept. 14-Dec. 21, 5:30-6:45 p.m. $130 13-week course. Lucie Stern Community Center, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.
HealthLittle House Walking Group
Little House Activity Center organizes walking groups three times each week, where friends can enjoy the outdoors and become more active. Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays, Oct. 5-Dec. 29, 10-11 a.m. Free. Little House Activity Center, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park.
HealthJacki's Aerobic Dancing
Jacki's Aerobic Dancing classes guide participants in abdominal work, strength training and aerobic routines. Complimentary child care is provided by staff. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, year-round, 9 a.m. $36 month; $6 single class. Mountain View Masonic Lodge, 890 Church St., Mountain View.