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June 2016

Core Strength with Pilates

June 30 @ 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
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Weekly on the same day
Des Moines University,
3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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We are thrilled to bring back Pilates for our patients and the community!  Learn to engage and retrain your deepest core muscles for improved posture, reduced pain and better mobility.  Taught by Kari Smith, A doctor of physical therapy and Stott Pilates certified instructor, you can be assured that these exercises are a safe and effective way to get in shape! Some people with more pain or more widespread pain may be asked to undergo a physical therapy evaluation prior…

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July 2016

Physioyoga 101

July 4 @ 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
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Weekly on the same day until August 8, 2016
Des Moines University, Wellness Center,
3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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For absolute beginners Mondays, 4:30–5:15 p.m. 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 Libby Trausch, D.P.T., DMU physical therapists trained in…

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$10

Active Older Adult Exercise

July 5 @ 9:45 am - 10:30 am
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Weekly on the same day
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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Physioyoga 102

July 5 @ 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
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Weekly on the same day until August 2, 2016
Des Moines University, Wellness Center,
3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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For those with some yoga experience Tuesdays, 4:30–5:15 p.m. 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 Libby Trausch, D.P.T., DMU physical…

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Free

DMU At A Glance

July 6 @ 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Des Moines University,
3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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Join us on campus for an overview of Des Moines University’s graduate programs! At A Glance events are held on a monthly basis and present an opportunity to learn more about DMU beyond what’s on the website. Attendees can expect to learn more about what makes a competitive application, interview tips and tricks, and what makes DMU unique. Your visit will begin at 1:30pm; detailed confirmation information will be sent in advance of the event. Please note, we may not…

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Core Strength with Pilates

July 7 @ 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day
Des Moines University,
3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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We are thrilled to bring back Pilates for our patients and the community!  Learn to engage and retrain your deepest core muscles for improved posture, reduced pain and better mobility.  Taught by Kari Smith, A doctor of physical therapy and Stott Pilates certified instructor, you can be assured that these exercises are a safe and effective way to get in shape! Some people with more pain or more widespread pain may be asked to undergo a physical therapy evaluation prior…

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Free

AViD: Jenny Lawson

July 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) Auditorium,
3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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The Des Moines Public Library presents the 2016 AViD Series (Authors Visiting in Des Moines). All programs are free and open to the public. Seating is first-come, first served. Books will be available for purchase and signing at each event. Jenny Lawson is the bestselling author of Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things. In her book, Lawson explores her lifelong battle with depression and anxiety in the hysterical style she’s become famous for. Lawson also wrote a memoir,…

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Free

DMU Preview – DPM Program

July 8
Des Moines University,
3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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Des Moines University is pleased to offer DMU Preview events for the DPM, DPT and PA programs. These unique one-day events are designed for highly qualified prospective students and applicants to the aforementioned programs to have the opportunity to learn more about DMU, meet faculty and staff, tour our facilities, and engage with DMU on an intimate level. Each preview event will accept up to 15 participants and an application is required. Learn More About DMU Preview

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Free

Best Practices for Research Survey Selection, Development, and Evaluation

July 8 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Des Moines University, Munroe Building,
3200 Grand Ave.
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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Registration This course is open to DMU faculty and staff only.  To register, please visit https://cme.dmu.edu/PRDWJuly8-2016. Interested in additional Pedagogy Research Development Workshop activities? July 21 - Basic Statistical Considerations July 28 - Medical Education Research and Practice: Making a Link Between the Two Presenter Michelle Mengeling, PhD, MS PhD, University of Iowa MS, University of Iowa Michelle Mengeling, PhD, is an Affiliate Investigator with the Center for Comprehensive Access & Delivery Research and Evaluation (CADRE) and the VA Office of Rural Health (ORH), Veterans Rural…

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Physioyoga 101

July 11 @ 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until August 8, 2016
Des Moines University, Wellness Center,
3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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For absolute beginners Mondays, 4:30–5:15 p.m. 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 Libby Trausch, D.P.T., DMU physical therapists trained in…

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$10

Active Older Adult Exercise

July 12 @ 9:45 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day
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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$75

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention

July 12 @ 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 September 1, 2016
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. Register Online

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