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Tutu’s House 8-8-17

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August 8, 2017 - 12:35am

Ancient Yoga with Deanna Olivier will meet from 11 a.m.-noon Aug. 16 and 30. This practice includes physical, mental and spiritual discipline for developing awareness, character and consciousness. It is an integrated system of exercise, breath control and meditation that combines yoga postures with breathing techniques for a vigorous workout. Bring water, a yoga mat if possible and a towel. Wear loose clothing.

Cancer Support Group for Women with gather from 12:30-2 p.m. Aug. 16. Whether a survivor, currently in treatment, recently diagnosed, or coping with the effects of cancer on a loved one, you are invited to join this group to discover the power of healing through connection with others who share a common bond.

Family Support Group is scheduled for 5:30-7 p.m. Aug. 16, facilitated by Community Children’s Council. Parents and caregivers of especially challenging children support each other by sharing their successes and challenges. Facilitators provide information on community, state and national resources and guidance on how best to navigate the systems of care for better outcomes for their child and family.

PR•E = Pain Relief • Energy is the title of a 90-minute talk to be given by Maile Spencer Napoleon from from 1-2:30 p.m. Aug. 19. She will share her wealth of knowledge through demonstration and story of unique yet traditional healing. It will draw from her life experience with many teachers, including La‘au Lapa‘au, huna and lomilomi. Her practice combines physical, sacred, complementary and holistic modalities to promote immune support and compassionate regard toward self and others. Maile will share a method synthesized from benefits of different therapies, such as massage, shiatsu, moxibustion and acupuncture without needles, to increase circulation to produce health benefits.

“What the Health” is a film that will be shown beginning at 3 p.m. Aug. 19 by Vivienne Aronowitz, MPH, a registered dietician and certified diabetes educator. Community members will see this groundbreaking follow-up film from the creators of the award-winning documentary, “Cowspiracy.” The documentary follows intrepid filmmaker Kip Andersen as he uncovers the secret to preventing, and even reversing, chronic diseases, and investigates why the nation’s leading health organizations don’t want Americans to know about it. Aronowitz will facilitate a discussion following the showing. Attendees are encouraged to bring a healthy, plant-based pupu or healthy, hearty vegan dish for the potluck table.

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