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Tutu’s House 7-4-17

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July 4, 2017 - 12:30am

La’au Lapa’au — Traditional Health Classes will meet from 9 a.m.-noon July 8, 15, 22 and 29 with Ikaika Dombrigues, a Hawaiian healer who shares his knowledge and teachings about la‘au and the healing wisdom of his kupuna in this educational series. Classes will provide participants with the opportunity to see la‘au, learn to identify them and learn how la‘au can be used for health remedies. Seating is limited. Participants are encouraged to attend all four sessions. To reserve a space call Hui Malama Ola Na Oiwi at 969-9220.

Rat Lungworm Education &Prevention will be presented from 10-11:30 a.m. July 13 by Jason Dela Cruz, a public health preparedness educator for Hawaii County from Department of Health. This session will deliver current epidemiological understanding of the symptoms, transmission and prevention of Angiostrongylus cantonenis, aka rat lungworm. Outreach partners from the Department of Agriculture and College of Tropical Agriculture &Human Resources may also be on hand to participate in the outreach pending availability.

Beginner’s Yoga will be held from 4-5 p.m. July 11 and 18 with Kiyomi Falcon. Yoga has both preventive and therapeutic benefits. It increases body awareness, relieves chronic stress patterns and muscle strain, relaxes mind and body, centers attention, sharpens concentration and frees the spirit.

Fibromyalgia Help will be from 10-11 a.m. July 12 with Carol Buck, a patient and personal researcher. For help solving the many unusual problems that come with fibromyalgia, talk story with Carol. Discover more about the condition to work more effectively with your physician.

Parkinson’s and Neuroplasticity Wellness Circle of Support will meet from 1—2:30 p.m. July 12. Individuals with Parkinson’s and other neurological challenges, along with their partners or caregivers, are encouraged to attend this support group/talk story. Discussion focuses on personal experiences, community and PD-related topics including current research. This group welcomes new and visiting participants and medical professionals.

Breast Feeding Support Group will gather from 9:30-11 a.m. July 13, facilitated by Aimée Watkins. Breastfeeding and expectant mothers are encouraged to attend this monthly meet-up for mother-to-mother support. Meetings are topical discussion format and keiki-friendly. The group intention is to support education and experience to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of babies, moms and families.

Safe Waimea — Peer Support Group will meet from 6-8 p.m. July 14. “You Are Not Alone” is a compassionate space for survivors of all genders and ages around the community issue of sexual abuse and/or sexual assault. The goal of these meetings is to provide a safe place to talk, listen, or just breathe. No RSVP is required. If no attendees have arrived by 6:30 p.m., SAFE Waimea volunteers will leave. This group meets on the second Friday of each month.

Cannabidiol (CBD) and its Medical Uses will be presented from 2-3:30 p.m. July 15 by Steve Sakala, founder/owner of HiCBD organics and Honaunau Farm Wellness Retreat. He has been with, and educating about, medical cannabis for nearly 20 years. CBD, one of the non-psychoactive cannabinoids found in cannabis and medicinal hemp, has a diverse and powerful array of medicinal uses. From cancer treatment to epilepsy, anxiety, psychosis, digestive disorders, as well as many other uses, CBD is becoming a vital element in many people’s health protocol. CBD is currently the focus of much scientific research, with more discoveries about its incredible healing properties are emerging regularly.

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