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Gambit's spring 2017 Health book listings: Training Sessions

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TRAINING SESSIONS

Infant CPR. East Jefferson General Hospital, 4200 Houma Blvd., Metairie, (504) 454-4000; www.ejgh.org — American Heart Association techniques for infant CPR are taught. Registration $15. 1:30 p.m. March 7, April 4 and May 2.

Infant Massage. East Jefferson General Hospital, 4200 Houma Blvd., Metairie, (504) 454-4000; www.ejgh.org — The two-hour class teaches infant massage; parents and expecting parents may attend with or without their baby. Registration $20. 10 a.m. March 10, April 21 and May 12.

First Aid/CPR Training. Boy Scouts of America Southeast Louisiana Council, 4200 S. I-10 Service Road W, Metairie, (504) 889-0388; www.bsa-selacouncil.org — The Boy Scouts host a First Aid/CPR/AED training. Contact cjcjustice@yahoo.com for details. Registration $35 (required). 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 11.

Infant CPR Class. Babies "R" Us, 6851 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 885-8242; www.babiesrus.com — CPR techniques for babies are taught at a workshop presented by Ochsner. Registration $15, couples $25. 7:15 p.m. March 16, March 30, April 27 and May 25.

Infant/Child CPR Training. Touro Infirmary, 1401 Foucher St., (504) 897-8500; www.touro.com — The class teaches CPR and choking relief techniques to be used on children. Call (504) 897-7319 to register (required). 6 p.m. March 23, April 27 and May 25.

Personal Trainer Certification. French Riviera Fitness, 3908 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 454-5855 — International Alliance holds a daylong personal trainer certification including discussion on the basics of nutrition and the latest theories in weight management. Visit www.iafpros.com for details. Registration $199. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 26.

Intro to Teaching Kids Yoga. Wild Lotus Yoga, 4842 Perrier St., (504) 899-0047; www.wildlotusyoga.com — Charlotte Mabry leads a two-day introduction workshop on teaching kids yoga. Participants receive 95-hour credit toward Yoga Alliance's Children's Yoga Training. Email cconni@bellsouth.net for details. Registration $200. 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. April 1 and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. April 2.

Safe Sitter One-Day Course. Ochsner Medical Center West Bank, 2500 Belle Chasse Highway, Gretna, (504) 392-3131; www.ochsner.org — The class teaches emergency preparation for kids ages 9-11 who are about to start babysitting. 9 a.m. April 17.

Doula Training. Best Doula Training offers a three-day doula certification program with business-building guidance. Visit www.bestdoulatraining.com for details. Registration $500. April 22-24.



Bicycling | Cancer Programs, education and events
Childcare | Dance, Zumba & Hula Hooping | Educational Events
Fitness & Exercise | Foot Races & Walks
Health Fairs, Screenings & Events | Meditation, Self-care & Spirituality
Miscellaneous | Nutrition and Weight Loss | Pilates
Prenatal & Post-partum Workshops | Support Groups
Training Sessions | Yoga & Tai Chi




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