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Recovery class

Stanton Healthcare Magic Valley will offer a 10-week course of “Her Choice to Heal: Finding Spiritual and Emotional Healing After Abortion” by Sydna Masse. Meetings will be held at 5:15 pm. beginning Monday, April 16, at Stanton Healthcare, 718 Shoshone St. E., Twin Falls. Registration is available the first night of class.

For a complete class schedule or more information, visit or call 208-734-7472. Parking is available behind the building, and the side door will be used for entrance.

Recovery support

Recovery For Life groups meet at 7 p.m. Mondays at Twin Falls Reformed Church, 1631 Grandview Drive N. A free meal begins at 6 p.m.

Groups and classes include Hope 12-Step, Parenting Skills, Codependency, GriefShare, Cooking Matters, Women’s Word for Life Bible Study, and Special Parents Special Kids. Veterans Christian Fellowship also meets every Monday.

Free transportation and free child care. Information: 208-733-6128.


Morning Bliss Yoga, 9 a.m. Tuesday and Saturday at the Magic Valley YMCA, 1751 Elizabeth Blvd., Twin Falls. Stretch and strengthen your muscles through yoga.

Free to the community. Information: or 208-733-4384.

Weight loss seminar

North Canyon Weight Loss and Bariatric Clinic is offering a free weight loss seminar, 6 p.m. Tuesday at the North Canyon Medical Center Medical Plaza, 267 N. Canyon Drive, Gooding.

Dr. Hayes and Dr. Lofgran will discuss several weight loss options including diet modification with medication, non-surgical gastric balloon and surgical options.

Information: 208-934-9678.

CPR, infant safety

Infant safety and cardiopulmonary resuscitation class, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in Oak Rooms 2-4 on the lower level of St. Luke’s Magic Valley Medical Center, 801 Pole Line Road W., Twin Falls.

New parents, grandparents and caregivers learn CPR and what to do if an infant chokes. The class isn’t a certification course.

Free; no registration required. 208-814-0425.


Prenatal Yoga classes, 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at Center for Physical Rehabilitation, 754 N. College Road, Suite D, Twin Falls.

All levels are welcome to join and exercise safely. Sami Ashenbrener, doctor of physical therapy at Center for Physical Rehabilitation, is also a certified yoga instructor with specialized training in prenatal yoga.

Equipment is available, or bring your own equipment if desired. First class is free.

Alzheimer’s support

Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Idaho Chapter’s Caregiver Support Group meeting, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Twin Falls Senior Center, 530 Shoshone St. W.

The group meets on the third Wednesday every month.

Information: Pattie Dennis, 208-734-4264 or 208-539-4290.


Childbirth refresher course, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the Oak Rooms on the lower level of St. Luke’s Magic Valley Medical Center, 801 Pole Line Road W., Twin Falls.

Topic: Review of childbirth preparation and medical center procedures, and a tour of the maternal and child unit. Bring a labor support person, if possible.

Cost is $15; pre-registration is required, 208-814-0425.

Energies class

College of Southern Idaho’s Community Education Center is offering “Researching and Clearing Negative Energies,” 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, April 18 and April 25, in the CSI Shields Building, room 106.

Learn about the types and identifying negative energies, and the tools to remove them. The class is recommended for all levels of Reiki students.

Instructor Sandy March is a Reiki master and has been working in the alternative health field for more than 17 years.

Cost is $49; register:, 208-732-6442 or at the Community Education Center.

Blood drives

The American Red Cross has scheduled blood drives in Jerome, Gooding and Buhl.

Blood donation opportunities will be available from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday at St. Jerome’s Catholic Church, 216 Second Ave. E., Jerome; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at the War Memorial Building, 203 Third Ave. W., Gooding; and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at Church of Immaculate Conception, 1629 Poplar St., Buhl.

Eligible donors of all blood types are needed.

To schedule an appointment to donate, use the free blood donor app, visit or call 800-733-2767. Donors can use RapidPass to complete their pre-donation reading and health history questionnaire online.

Seniors wellness

The Twin Falls Senior Center will hold a presentation for senior citizens at 12:15 p.m. Thursday at 530 Shoshone St. W.

Idaho Home Health and Hospice staff will speak about foods to boost immunities.

Free; 208-734-5084.

Asthma education

Free asthma education class for patients and caregivers to assess and manage asthma will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

The class is presented by St. Luke’s Magic Valley and meets on the third Thursday of each month.

Pre-registration is required. To register and for class location: 208-814-8765.

Anxiety support

Anxiety Support Group, 6 p.m. Thursdays at Magic Valley Fellowship Hall, 801 Second Ave. N., Twin Falls.

Support for those who experience anxiety, panic attacks or depression. Learn about the signs, symptoms of anxiety and depression, and coping skills.

Information: Cathy Shaddy, 208-410-2768.

Recovery support

Safe Harbor will hold Recovery group meetings at 7 p.m. Thursdays at 213 Fifth Ave. W. in Twin Falls. A donation meal begins at 6 p.m.

Information: 208-735-8787.

Grief support

Griefshare meeting, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, through June 7, at Lighthouse Church, 960 Eastland Drive, Twin Falls.

Anyone who has lost a loved one or friend is welcome to attend any session. A separate class for pre-teens and teens will meet at the same time. Enter through the east doors at the rear of the building.

Information: 208-737-4667.

Rides for treatment

The American Cancer Society’s Road to Recovery program provides free transportation to and from treatments for people with cancer who do not have a ride or are unable to drive. There are several volunteer drivers in the Mini-Cassia area who donate their time and the use of their car so patients can go to their treatments.

To schedule a ride to treatments, call the American Cancer Society at 1-800-227-2345 to be matched with a volunteer driver.

Happy babies

“Happiest Baby on the Block” class, 6:30 to 9 p.m. April 24 in Oak Room 2-4 on the lower level of St. Luke’s Magic Valley Medical Center, 801 Pole Line Road W., Twin Falls.

Learn a step-by-step approach to soothing your baby, and also receive a parenting kit to use at home.

Cost is $15; pre-registration is required: 208-814-0425.

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