Move It!


Alzheimer’s Public Education Forum: Are you or a loved one having memory loss? Then join The Wien Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders at Mount Sinai Medical Center as it hosts its first public education forum on the prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease; 2 p.m. Jan. 20; Miami Beach Resort & Spa, 4833 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Free. 305-674-2121, ext. 54461,

Alzheimer’s Support Group: The Mount Sinai Wien Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders provides a support group for caregivers or family members of patients with Alzheimer’s disease or other memory disorders; 12:30 p.m. Jan. 16; Mount Sinai Aventura, 2845 Aventura Blvd., Aventura. Free. 305-674-2121, ext. 54461,

Armageddon Ambush: A 5K (3.1 mile) obstacle mud race designed to challenge through mental and physical tests. Runners who live through it get to brag about it at the after party; 8 a.m. Jan. 19; Markham Park, 16001 W. State Rd. 84, Sunrise. $65.

down2earth 5-k 10-k Trail Run: Single and double track off road running experience; 10:30 a.m. Jan. 20; Oleta River State Park, 3400 Sunny Isles Blvd., North Miami Beach. $30-$45.

Gentle Yoga @ Killian Pines: Class begins with a meditation on the breath. Followed by chair seated warm-ups, some chair assisted standing poses, additional floor poses and ends with a guided relaxation and meditation; 10 a.m. Jan. 15; Killian Pines United Methodist Church, 10755 SW 112th St., Kendall. $12. 305-274-8029.

Healthy Eating & School Lunches: Learn simple ways to help your family make good choices on foods to eat freely, those to eat moderately and those to avoid or eat only occasionally; 3:30 p.m. Jan. 19; Atlantis Natural, 1717 N. Bayshore Dr., Miami. $25. 305-379-2722.

Jewish Meditation at Temple Emanu-El: Enjoy relaxation, stillness, healing, peace and a connection to the spirit. 7 p.m. Jan. 17; Temple Emanu-El, 1701 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Free. 305-538-2503.

K and D Total Body Fitness Bootcamp: Get into shape with this structured physical fitness and training program; 7 p.m. Jan. 15-17 and Jan. 21; Uleta Park, 398 NE 169 Street,. First class free, $5 daily, $20 a week. 786-709-6485.

Kids Yoga Ages 5-12: Class uses a Tibetan technique from Hawaii known as "eyes open," with a focus on proper posture. Also available for kids, from newborn to age 4; 5 p.m. Jan. 17; Atlantis Natural, 1717 N. Bayshore Dr., Miami. $80 per month. 305-379-2722.

Meditation and Yoga Classes: Classical yoga, including meditation and simple exercises, can be done by anyone for clearer thinking, better health, inner peace and long life. 7 p.m. Jan. 16; West Dade Regional Library, 9445 Coral Way, West Miami-Dade. Free. 305-926-3578,

Youth Rugby in South Miami: The Miami Rugby Youth Division, which serves boys ages 6-18, will be practicing from 6-8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays in Murray Park, 6700 SW 58th Pl., South Miami. 305-400-0134, ext 101,

Zumba Fitness with Fabi-FLAM: Get fit the fun, simple and effective way with Zumba dance fitness classes; 7 p.m. Jan. 15-16 and Jan. 21; Cutler Ridge Park and Pool, 10100 SW 200th St., Cutler Bay. $5. 386-25-ZUMBA.

It’s Fun! It’s Fitness! It’s Zumba!: Be ready to move your body and sweat with instructor Barbi Triana; 6:30 p.m. Jan. 17; Temple Emanu-El, 1701 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $5 per person. 305-538-2503,

Read more Health stories from the Miami Herald

  • Ask Nancy

    How to choose an assisted living facility

    Q. I live in California and have a formerly independent, elderly father in Tamarac, who is deteriorating following a mild stroke and is becoming an increasing burden for his partner, who lives with him. He has an extensive support network of friends in South Florida and doesn't wish to relocate to California, where my brother and I could more easily support him. I need to find an assisted living facility (ALF) for him in the Tamarac area. I certainly intend to travel to Tamarac and inspect the facilities personally, but it would help me a great deal to have a starting point.

  • Legislature 2014

    Florida House votes to regulate e-cigarette sales

    State lawmakers took significant steps to prohibit the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors.

  • Plastic Surgery 101

    Mohs cancer surgery tries to spare tissues

    Q. I was just told by my dermatologist that I would have to undergo a Mohs surgical procedure. I had a friend who had that and told me that they left her a big hole. What can you tell me about Mohs surgery?

Miami Herald

Join the

The Miami Herald is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

The Miami Herald uses Facebook's commenting system. You need to log in with a Facebook account in order to comment. If you have questions about commenting with your Facebook account, click here.

Have a news tip? You can send it anonymously. Click here to send us your tip - or - consider joining the Public Insight Network and become a source for The Miami Herald and el Nuevo Herald.

Hide Comments

This affects comments on all stories.

Cancel OK

  • Marketplace

Today's Circulars

  • Quick Job Search

Enter Keyword(s) Enter City Select a State Select a Category