Exercise classes offered
Qi gong at Riverview Park in Sebastian, next to the long dock, Fridays 6:15 p.m. and Sunday 7 a.m.
Walking qi gong at Wabasso Beach, where State Roast 510 meets the ocean. Tuesday and Thursday at 7 p.m.
Qi gong for mind, body and spirit at Kashi Studio on Roseland Road. Saturdays at 8 a.m., and Tuesday at 10 a.m.
All classes cost $7. For more information, call (722) 581-2629 or e-mail namaste52bellsouth.net.
Tips on disaster planning
The Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County has published a new brochure on disaster planning for pet owners.
The brochure covers topics including pet identification, determining if you and your pets live in a surge zone, pet supplies needed if someone must evacuate with their animals and how to create a pet first aid kit.
The free brochure can be obtained by visiting the Humane Society at 6230 77th St., Vero Beach, by calling the shelter at (772) 388-3331, Ext. 18
Try a water class at aquatic center
The North County Aquatics Center is offering Aquanautics, a water fitness class, designed to strengthen and firm muscles, improve cardio and respiratory function and increase flexibility.
Other benefits include better balance and coordination. Participants benefit from the water with less strain on the bones and joints. Exercise movements are choreographed to music. The classes are offered Tuesday and Thursday, from 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Fee is $4 per class or a punch card for eight classes for $28
For more information, call (772) 581-7665.
Medical center offers outpatient nutrition counseling
Do you have diabetes, hypertension or high cholesterol? Are you interested in losing weight or just interested in improving your overall health?
Outpatient nutrition counseling is a one-on-one service provided by licensed, registered dietitian located in the diagnostic center at Sebastian River Medical Center.
To make an appointment, call (772) 589-5000.
League meetings scheduled
The La Leche League is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to help mothers breastfeed through mother-to-mother support.
The La Leche League of the Treasure Coast meets in different locations from Palm City to Sebastian. Mothers with their nursing babies, and mothers-to-be, are welcome.
For directions to meetings, or more information, call Sophy at (772) 233-1883.
Group posts presentations to Internet
The Indian River County Extension Service now offers presentations on the Internet, created and narrated by agents on agriculture, environmental horticulture, pond maintenance, irrigation, 4-H and storm water pollution. The list of available presentations will continue to grow.
Visit the website http://indian.ifas.ufl.edu. for updates.
-- For Hometown News