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February 2016

Active Older Adult Exercise

February 9 @ 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

February 9 @ 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 22, 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. January 5 – March 22 $100 for 12 weeks 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.,…

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Mini Medical School

February 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 8, 2016
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC),
3300 Grand Avenue
Des Moines,IA50312United States
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Experience the DMU campus and expand your medical knowledge – without taking the MCAT. Attend Mini Med School, a program that offers the public non-credit education on popular topics in health and medicine. Talks are conducted by Des Moines University faculty and local experts in an accessible style appropriate for all audiences, aged middle school and up. The five-session, Tuesday evening series explores interesting, relevant topics: Feb. 9 – Dr. Katie Stevermer presenting on Neuroplasticity Feb. 16 – Dr. LiLian Yuan…

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Tai Chi for Arthritis

February 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on February 25, 2016,
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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 instructors Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3-4 p.m. January 5 – February 25 Wellness Center in the SEC Des Moines University 3200 Grand Ave. Des Moines, IA 50312 Call 271-1717 for more information. Register Cost for 16 classes is $75.00. Register Online

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Core Strength with Pilates

February 11 @ 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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Tai Chi for Arthritis

February 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on February 25, 2016,
and
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 instructors Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3-4 p.m. January 5 – February 25 Wellness Center in the SEC Des Moines University 3200 Grand Ave. Des Moines, IA 50312 Call 271-1717 for more information. Register Cost for 16 classes is $75.00. Register Online

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Physioyoga 101

February 15 @ 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until March 7, 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. February 1 – March 7 $50 for 6 weeks 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,…

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Active Older Adult Exercise

February 16 @ 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
+ Google Map

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

February 16 @ 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until March 22, 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. January 5 – March 22 $100 for 12 weeks 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.,…

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Mini Medical School

February 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until March 8, 2016
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC),
3300 Grand Avenue
Des Moines,IA50312United States
+ Google Map

Experience the DMU campus and expand your medical knowledge – without taking the MCAT. Attend Mini Med School, a program that offers the public non-credit education on popular topics in health and medicine. Talks are conducted by Des Moines University faculty and local experts in an accessible style appropriate for all audiences, aged middle school and up. The five-session, Tuesday evening series explores interesting, relevant topics: Feb. 9 – Dr. Katie Stevermer presenting on Neuroplasticity Feb. 16 – Dr. LiLian Yuan…

Find out more »

Tai Chi for Arthritis

February 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on February 25, 2016,
and
Des Moines University, Wellness Center,
3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines,IA50312United States
+ Google Map

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 instructors Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3-4 p.m. January 5 – February 25 Wellness Center in the SEC Des Moines University 3200 Grand Ave. Des Moines, IA 50312 Call 271-1717 for more information. Register Cost for 16 classes is $75.00. Register Online

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Core Strength with Pilates

February 18 @ 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
+ Google Map

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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