Health Calendar

Week of January 22: Move It!

 

A Yoga Class in Honor of Monica Burguera: In honor of a 20-year-old girl who died in a boating accident during the 2006 Columbus Day Weekend festivities. Fifty percent of the proceeds of the class will go to the Monica Burguera Foundation; 7:45 p.m. Tuesday; Rina Yoga in The Roads, 1250 Coral Way, Miami. $20 Preregistration required. 305-856-9642.

Alzheimer’s Association Memory Screening: Offered to anyone concerned about their memory or that of a loved one. Pre-registration is required. Call and ask to speak with Sarine Salama. Screening is at 1 p.m. Wednesday; Miami Jewish Health Systems, 5200 NE Second Ave., Little Haiti. Free. 800-861-7826

Coed Softball Leagues: Open enrollment for numerous leagues around Miami, Broward and Palm Beach. Caters primarily to young professionals, but ages range from 21-55. 7 p.m. Wednesday; Douglas Park, 2755 SW 37th Ave., Coral Way. $60 per person, $720 per team. 786-567-5590. www.playclubsports.com.

Finding Reliable Information About Cancer on the Web: Learn how to find accurate medical information on the web with Librarian Eileen Fischlschweiger. Start a medical blog with Lisa Zucker; 6 p.m. Tuesday; Broward County Main Library, 100 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Free. 954-357-7443; www.broward.org/library.

Kids Yoga Ages 5-12: Class uses a Tibetan technique from Hawaii known as “yes open” with a focus on proper posture. 5 p.m. Thursday; Atlantis Natural, 1717 N. Bayshore Dr., Miami. $80 per month. 305-379-2722.

Marissa Nestor Tennis Invitational: Join United Cerebral Palsy of South Florida for a friendly tennis tournament at the fifth annual event. The tournament is doubles formatted; players get to play with a pro as a partner; 8 a.m. Saturday; Montana Tennis Academy, Crandon Park Tennis Center, 7300 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. Call for pricing or visit website. 305-325-9018, www.ucpsouthflorida.org.

Miami Immortal Dash: A 5K-obstacle mud run challenge. Cross the finish line with your hands raised high. Work hard, then party hard during the after-party; 9:30 a.m. Saturday; Amelia Earhart Park, 401 E. 65th St., Hialeah. 754-777-8231, www.immortaldash.com.

Moonlight Tour & Yoga at Fairchild Tropical Garden with Rina Yoga: Gate opens at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Event from 7 to 8 p.m. Tram tours every hour and yoga class free with admission; admission is free for members, $25 for adult non-members, $18 for seniors 65 and up, $12 for children 6-17, and free for children 5 and under. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Rd., Coral Gables. 305-856-9642.

Music Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. daily; St. Matthews Episcopal Church, 7410 Sunset Dr., South Miami. Free. 305-243-1061, www.npfsouthflorida.org.

North Miami Kids Tennis Playday: For kids 11 and under; 11 a.m. and 2-4 p.m. Sunday; Sans Souci Tennis Facility, 1795 Sans Souci Blvd., North Miami. Free. 305-252-6591. www.ustamiami.com.

Wellness Fair: Encourage your physical, mental and spiritual health with Baptist Hospital’s free osteoporosis, cholesterol, and glucose screenings. Also includes fitness, nutrition, prayer and mental health booths; 1:30 p.m. Sunday; Christ Journey Church, 624 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Free.

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