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Mom & Baby Yoga

Oct 24, 2014 - Dec 5, 2014 10:15–11:00am

Meriter Business Center, 2650 Novation Pkwy, Madison
An interactive mom and baby class where baby is incorporated into yoga poses. Mom will experience gentle strengthening, stretching, and bonding with her baby. No experience necessary. Please bring a blanket or yoga mat. Babies are welcome to nurse, snack, nap or play with toys. Babies up to 1 year of age are welcome.

Dates: Fridays, October 24 – December 5, 2014
Time: 10:15–11:00am
Location: Meriter Business Center, 2650 Novation Pkwy, Madison
Cost: $60/6-week program (includes Mom and Baby)

Class is eligible for reimbursement through Physicians Plus, Unity and GHC.

To register or for more information visit: www.meriter.com/classes or call the Women’s Health Education Department at (608)417-8446.


Yoga Basics at McConnell Hall

Sep 30, 2014 - Nov 4, 2014 11:30am-12:15pm

McConnell Hall, 1010 Mound Street, Madison (on the Meriter Campus - corner of Mound Street and South Brooks Street)
Rebekka, Certified Kundalini yoga instructor, blends gentle aerobic movement, breath work and dynamic stretching. Each yoga set is designed to increase strength, flexibility, and energy by balancing bodily systems, boosting metabolism and reducing stress. This is not a flow-based class.

For more information or to register visit: www.meriter.com/classes or call the Women's Health Education Department at (608)417-8446.


Stepping On Falls Prevention Program

Oct 2, 2014 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Meriter Monona Clinic – 6408 Copps Avenue Monona, WI 53716
Meriter-UnityPoint Health’s Stepping On Program empowers older adults to carry out health behaviors that reduce the risk of falls. This community-based workshop is offered once a week for seven weeks using adult education and self-efficacy principles. In this small-group setting, older adults will learn balance exercises and develop specific knowledge and skills to prevent falls.
Older adults who are encouraged to join this program are those who:
• Are at risk of falling
• Have a fear of falling
• Who have fallen one or more times
Cost: $35 per person (checks only please)
Register: Please contact class leader: Krista Spiro, PT at (608) 417-8272 or kspiro@meriter.com to obtain a registration form
Visit cdc.gov/homeandrecreationalsafety to print off a “Check Your Risk for Falling” quiz that will help determine if this class is right for you


Riley Woodward


BRAVA MAGAZINE’S 2014 WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP WORKSHOPS With Darcy Luoma, Madison’s Favorite Life Coach

Oct 8, 2014 8 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Madison Museum of Contemporary Art 227 State Street Madison, WI 53703
BRAVA MAGAZINE’S 2014 WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP WORKSHOPS
With Darcy Luoma, Madison’s Favorite Life Coach

Nationally recognized, Darcy Luoma is a sought-after speaker, facilitator, trainer and coach who has worked extensively with women seeking to create more fulfillment and meaning in their lives and careers.

COACHING SKILLS: IMPROVE OUTCOMES & SUCCESS
Enroll in BRAVA Magazine's action-oriented Women's Leadership Series with Darcy Luoma, Madison's favorite life coach, and transform your abilities. Through this hands-on series, you will overcome obstacles and identify goals, connect with other dynamic women, and gain concrete and skills and valuable insights you can apply immediately to your work, life and relationships.

October 8, 2014, Judge your success on the success of your teams. Gain the critical skills you need to create environments that motivate, support and inspire the best performances from others.

Gabrielle Rosenthal
BRAVA Magazine
951 Kimball Lane
Verona, WI 53593
608-848-6707



Mom & Baby Yoga

Sep 12, 2014 - Oct 17, 2014 10:15–11:00am

Location: Meriter Business Center, 2650 Novation Pkwy, Madison
An interactive mom and baby class where baby is incorporated into yoga poses. Mom will experience gentle strengthening, stretching, and bonding with her baby. No experience necessary. Please bring a blanket or yoga mat. Babies are welcome to nurse, snack, nap or play with toys. Babies up to 1 year of age are welcome.

Cost: $60/6-week program (includes Mom and Baby)

Class is eligible for reimbursement through Physicians Plus, Unity and GHC.



To register or for more information visit: www.meriter.com/classes or call the Women’s Health Education Department at (608)417-8446.



Guided Intro to Paleo Diet

Sep 29, 2014 - Oct 27, 2014 6pm-8pm

Willie Street Co-op West, 6825 University Ave, Middleton, WI
Paleovation offers a 5-week course to assist participants in eliminating inflammatory foods from their diet. Not only will attendees learn the science behind which foods trigger inflammation in the body, they will also access real-life strategies to transition to a healthful, nutrient-dense and anti-inflammatory lifestyle. Participants will commit to 28-days of clean eating, culminating in a reintroduction phase in order to test personal triggers and discover each individual’s optimal diet.

Rachel Carlson, www.paleovation.com


Weekend Art Classes in Spring Green

Sep 13, 2014 9am-4pm

Sep 14, 2014 9am-4pm

Oct 11, 2014 9am-4pm

Oct 12, 2014 9am-4pm

Wyoming Valley School Cultural Arts Center, 6306 State Hwy. 23, Spring Green, WI 53588
This fall adults can enroll in UW-Madison Continuing Studies art classes which are held at Wyoming Valley School Cultural Arts Center, 6306 State Hwy. 23 in Spring Green.

On Sept. 13-14, the workshops are: Painting Plein Air with Cynthia Quinn; Traditional Portrait Drawing with Philip Salamone, and Wild Life, Wild Mind: Spiritual Journaling with Julie Tallard Johnson.

During the weekend of Oct. 11-12, any adult can sign up for Exploring Clouds and Water in Watercolor with Amy Arntson; From Old Objects to New Art with Liese Pfeifer, and Writing Beyond the Self with Angela Voras-Hills.

For details and online registration see continuingstudies.wisc.edu/conferences/school-of-the-arts-spring-green/september.html.


Lori O'Neill
608-263-6322



Grand-Parenting in the New Millennium

Oct 18, 2014 9:30am

Location: Meriter Business Center, 2650 Novation Pkwy, Madison (off Rimrock Rd)
First-time prospective grandparents or those in need of a refresher can attend a comprehensive class, designed to cover all updates in infant care and safety. Learn about the new recommendations for Safe Infant Sleep, car seat use, advice on infant feeding, and tips on grand-parenting from near or far. Be prepared for the newest arrival to your family tree! This class is especially designed for grandparents and grandparents-to-be only.
Cost: $15.00


For more information or to register, please visit: www.meriter.com/classes or call the Women's Health Education Department at (608)-417-8446.


Dad’s Day: So You’ve Learned to Change a Diaper - Now What?

Oct 12, 2014 1pm to 2:30pm

Location: Meriter Business Center, 2650 Novation Pkwy, Madison, WI 53713
This dads-only class is perfect for dads-to-be and dads with children from infancy up to two years of age. Topics that are covered are designed for men only and range from the basics to more complex issues including:
*Dad's emotional life
*Transition into fatherhood
*Co-parenting
*Positive and negative forms of discipline
*Maintaining a healthy relationship with your partner
*Intimacy issues
*Coping with exhaustion
*Bonding with baby
*Second-class parent syndrome
*Goals for dad, kids and the family
*Maintaining a balance - as best as possible
*Supporting mom and asking for support

This program offers an opportunity to share your story, be heard and learn.
Dads with babies younger than 9 months old are encouraged to bring their children to class.

Cost: $15.00 (class is eligible for reimbursement through Physicians Plus, Unity and GHC)


For more information or to register visit: meriter.com/classes or call the Women's Health Education Department at (608)417-8446.



Wisconsin Fertility Institute Seminar

Dec 9, 2014 6pm

Wisconsin Fertility Institute, 3146 Deming Way, Middleton WI
Seminar on the topic of "I want to have a Baby".

Wisconsin Fertility Institute, 608-824-0075


Wisconsin Fertility Institute Seminar

Nov 11, 2014 6pm

Wisconsin Fertility Institute, 3146 Deming Way, Middleton WI
Seminar about Evaluation and Treatment of the Infertile Couple

Wisconsin Fertility Institute, 608-824-0075


Wisconsin Infertility Institute Seminar

Oct 14, 2014 6pm

Wisconsin Fertility Institute, 3146 Deming Way, Middleton WI
Seminar on Diagnosis and Treatment of Infertility

Wisconsin Fertility Institute