LIVING HEALTHY WORKSHOP
Tuesdays, Jan. 11 – Feb. 15 • 10 am – 12:30 pm
Mary Parmele Hamlin Meeting Room,
Wood Library, 134 N. Main St., Canandaigua
This free, six-week workshop is for those who suffer from long-term health concerns or care for someone who does. The program, developed by Stanford University, will address techniques to manage symptoms such as anxiety, stress, depression, fatigue, pain, frustration, limitations and more. Those who attend can learn problem solving and decision-making skills, as well as how to start eating well and exercising, creating an action plan for a healthier life. Register by calling Thompson Health’s Wellness Department at (585) 396-6111.
Wednesdays, Jan. 18 – March 8 • Noon-1:15 pm
Thompson Hospital, Thompson Conference Center, Ground Floor
Join instructor Rick Lynch of the Finger Lakes Yoga Center for a gentle mind-body workout. Pre-registration is required and the cost for the eight-week session is $80. Call (585) 396-6111 for information and to register.
9TH ANNUAL BOWL FOR THE CURE
Friday, Feb. 3 • 5 pm registration
Saturday, Feb. 4 • 2:30 pm registration
Roseland Bowl, 4357 Recreation Drive, Canandaigua
This event features not only bowling but live entertainment, raffles and prizes. Friday night is for teams of four to five people, and Saturday is for families. The minimum donation, per person, is $30 if registering online and $35 otherwise. Proceeds benefit UR Medicine’s Thompson Health Breast Health Navigation Program at Thompson’s Dr. Laurie Sands and Constellation Brands Breast Imaging Center, with a portion of proceeds going to Susan G. Komen, a non-profit organization fighting breast cancer and supporting those who are diagnosed with it. Call Jack Moran at Roseland Bowl, (585) 394-5050, for details.
OH, MY HEALTHY BACK
Tuesday, Feb. 28 • 6-8 pm
Thompson Hospital, Constellation Center for Health and Healing
Cheri Sidoti and Farley Wagner, both physical therapists and certified mechanical diagnostic therapists with Thompson Health Rehabilitation Services, will present a free seminar to teach individuals with lower back pain about their spine and management of pain. The two will discuss spinal anatomy, spinal conditions, theories about lower back pain and basic management techniques. Designed for the person with occasional back pain, this seminar is not intended to substitute for medical care. Although there is no charge for this program, an RSVP is required. Call (585) 396-6111.