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January 2017

Physioyoga 102

January 9 @ 4:30 pm - April 3 @ 5:15 pm
Des Moines University, Wellness Center, 3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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For those with some yoga experience. Physioyoga is designed to decrease injury while increasing strength, flexibility, and mindfulness.  Perfect for beginners or those wanting to refine their practice Emphasizes stability and balance over flexibility Promotes mindfulness and meditation Recognizes the breath as the foundation for movement Instructed by two physical therapists trained in Medical Therapeutic Yoga, participants are sure to receive individual attention and quality instruction.  Taught by Kate Cardamon, M.P.T., and Laura Covill, D.P.T., DMU physical therapists trained in Medical…

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Physioyoga 101

January 10 @ 7:00 am - March 9 @ 7:45 am
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Weekly on the same day until February 14, 2017
Des Moines University, Wellness Center, 3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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For absolute beginners. Physioyoga is designed to decrease injury while increasing strength, flexibility, and mindfulness.  Perfect for beginners or those wanting to refine their practice Emphasizes stability and balance over flexibility Promotes mindfulness and meditation Recognizes the breath as the foundation for movement Instructed by two physical therapists trained in Medical Therapeutic Yoga, participants are sure to receive individual attention and quality instruction.  Taught by Kate Cardamon, M.P.T., and Laura Covill, D.P.T., DMU physical therapists trained in Medical Therapeutic Yoga. More…

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Physioyoga 101

January 17 @ 7:00 am - March 16 @ 7:45 am
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Weekly on the same day until February 14, 2017
Des Moines University, Wellness Center, 3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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For absolute beginners. Physioyoga is designed to decrease injury while increasing strength, flexibility, and mindfulness.  Perfect for beginners or those wanting to refine their practice Emphasizes stability and balance over flexibility Promotes mindfulness and meditation Recognizes the breath as the foundation for movement Instructed by two physical therapists trained in Medical Therapeutic Yoga, participants are sure to receive individual attention and quality instruction.  Taught by Kate Cardamon, M.P.T., and Laura Covill, D.P.T., DMU physical therapists trained in Medical Therapeutic Yoga. More…

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Teaching Philosophy Statements

January 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, 3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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Workshop participants will learn: what a teaching philosophy statement is (and isn’t). its importance. what should be included. ways to support their philosophies.

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Physioyoga 101

January 24 @ 7:00 am - March 23 @ 7:45 am
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Weekly on the same day until February 14, 2017
Des Moines University, Wellness Center, 3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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For absolute beginners. Physioyoga is designed to decrease injury while increasing strength, flexibility, and mindfulness.  Perfect for beginners or those wanting to refine their practice Emphasizes stability and balance over flexibility Promotes mindfulness and meditation Recognizes the breath as the foundation for movement Instructed by two physical therapists trained in Medical Therapeutic Yoga, participants are sure to receive individual attention and quality instruction.  Taught by Kate Cardamon, M.P.T., and Laura Covill, D.P.T., DMU physical therapists trained in Medical Therapeutic Yoga. More…

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$10

Active Older Adult Exercise

January 24 @ 9:45 am - 10:30 am
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday and Thursday that begins at 2017-01-24 09:45 am and lasts 0 day(s) and 0.75 hour(s) with no end date
Des Moines University Clinic, 9th Floor, 3200 Grand Ave.
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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An exercise class specially designed for older adults, focused on improving balance, strength and flexibility. Taught by Des Moines University Physical Therapy clinicians Tuesdays, 9:45–10:30 a.m. $10 per class or 5 classes for $45 Des Moines University Clinic – 9th floor, 3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines Call 271-1717 for more information. Some participants may require a physical therapy evaluation prior to the first class. More Details and Registration

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Smart Cents: Federal Loan Repayment Strategies

January 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This presentation covers loan repayment strategies for students of all programs, as well as methods for repayment during residency. We will also cover the important differences between federal and private loans. Lunch provided for the first 25 students! RSVP by January 19th!

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$75

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention

January 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday and Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on March 2, 2017
Des Moines University, Wellness Center, 3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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Reduce pain and stiffness from arthritis through a series of gentle, pain-free movements. Improve balance, strength, flexibility, stamina and, most importantly, your quality of life. Taught by Dr. Kathy Mercuris and Michael Walsh, certified Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention instructors. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3-4 p.m. Wellness Center in the SEC Des Moines University 3200 Grand Ave. Des Moines, IA 50312 Call 271-1717 for more information.   Register Online

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Smart Cents Presents: Financial Literacy Panel of Experts

January 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Have any real estate questions? Questions about consumer debt? Questions about retirement planning? Would you like to ask a DMU Alum how they manage their loans? Come to our Financial Literacy Panel of Experts! The four panel experts will be made up of two financial planners, one real estate agent and our own Dr. Kate Heineman! Bring your burning financial questions to this panel. They are here to share their expertise! Bring your significant other and a notepad to take…

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$10

Active Older Adult Exercise

January 26 @ 9:45 am - 10:30 am
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday and Thursday that begins at 2017-01-26 09:45 am and lasts 0 day(s) and 0.75 hour(s) with no end date
Des Moines University Clinic, 9th Floor, 3200 Grand Ave.
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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An exercise class specially designed for older adults, focused on improving balance, strength and flexibility. Taught by Des Moines University Physical Therapy clinicians Tuesdays, 9:45–10:30 a.m. $10 per class or 5 classes for $45 Des Moines University Clinic – 9th floor, 3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines Call 271-1717 for more information. Some participants may require a physical therapy evaluation prior to the first class. More Details and Registration

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The Imperative for Incorporating Mind-Body Medicine in Health Professions Education

January 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Des Moines University, Ryan Hall 181, 3200 Grand Ave.
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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More than half of practicing physicians exhibit characteristics of chronic stress and burnout. This trend may begin earlier with the observed decline in empathy during medical student training and alarming rates of burnout in medical and other students in the health professions. In this presentation, Dr. Haramati will review published outcomes on curricular interventions to help students and faculty manage stress, foster empathy and build resilience. He will also share his perspective on why it is essential to incorporate mind-body…

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$75

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention

January 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday and Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on March 2, 2017
Des Moines University, Wellness Center, 3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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Reduce pain and stiffness from arthritis through a series of gentle, pain-free movements. Improve balance, strength, flexibility, stamina and, most importantly, your quality of life. Taught by Dr. Kathy Mercuris and Michael Walsh, certified Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention instructors. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3-4 p.m. Wellness Center in the SEC Des Moines University 3200 Grand Ave. Des Moines, IA 50312 Call 271-1717 for more information.   Register Online

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