Health listings for May 16

May 16, 2014



‘PREPARING YOUR CHILD FOR KINDERGARTEN.’ Presented by the Parent and Child Center. 6 to 8 p.m. Greene-Hills School library, 718 Pine St., Bristol. Free to Bristol families and child care providers based in Bristol facilities. Residents from other towns are welcome. The fee for non-residents is $10 per parent or $12 per childcare provider. Pre-register. (860) 585-3895.




BARIATRIC WEIGHT LOSS INFORMATION SESSION. 6 to 7:15 p.m. Center for Metabolic Health, 11 South Rd., Suite 130, Farmington. Register. 1-866-668-5070.



“HOW SHOULD WE NURTURE CHILDREN TO BE HEALTHY AND MAKE BETTER CHOICES? Presented by the Bristol Early Childhood Alliance. 4:45 p.m., registration. 5 p.m., dinner. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., conversation. BristolSeniorCenter, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Free dinner. Children’s activities. Register. (860) 585-3895.




POWER YOGA. Mondays and Wednesdays from 7 to 8 p.m. Will cover basic postures and flow them together to bring up your heart rate. All levels welcome and modified versions of each posture will be available for those that need it. There will be an additional series of postures to practice balance and build strength. Class will wind down with mindful stretching and deep relaxation. Music will set the mood and help carry the flow. Bring yoga mat and yoga props, block, strap, a small towel, and a bottle of the water. $10 per participant. Indian Rock Nature Preserve, 501 Wolcott Rd., Bristol. (860) 583-1234.


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