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HealthDr. Anne Burleight Jacobs on stroke rehabilitation
Dr. Anne Burleigh Jacobs, author of "Highs, Lows and Plateaus: A path to recovery from stroke," will speak on rehabilitation of the arm and hand, as well as share a practical approach and tools for stroke survivors. July 30, 2:30-4 p.m. Free. Little House Activity Center, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park.
HealthDr. Thomas Lewis with 'The Neuroscience of Love'
At this Commonwealth Club talk, Dr. Thomas Lewis will discuss "The Neuroscience of Love," tracing the development of humanity from solitary predators to social creatures and considering the nature of togetherness. Aug. 4, 7 p.m. $15 nonmember; $10 member; $7 student. Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto.
Health'In Our Own Voice: Learning More About Mental Illness'
This 90-minute presentation by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will seek to change attitudes and assumptions about mental illness by describing the reality of living with these conditions. Aug. 5, 7-8 p.m. Free. Mountain View Public Library, 585 Franklin St., Mountain View.
HealthHealthy Lives Challenge
OpenIDEO and NBCUniversal have launched the Healthy Lives Challenge, which aims to develop a set of solutions that use technology to improve health, in particular among the Hispanic population in the U.S. Meet-ups are held weekly during this 12-week challenge. Thursdays, May 21-Aug. 13, 6-8 p.m. Free. Rinconada Library, 1213 Newell Road, Palo Alto.
HealthFree Fitness Bodyweight Class
Former Belgian professional gymnast Alexandre Wayenberg will provide free bodyweight fitness classes four mornings each week. RSVP is required; visit the website for more info. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, July 13-Aug. 14, 7 a.m. Free. Sylvan Park, 550 Sylvan Ave., Mountain View.
HealthLiving Well With And Beyond Cancer Celebration
This day of sharing, learning and celebration of life will include booths and representatives from community and Stanford University organizations, interactive talks by the Stanford Cancer Center care team, Reiki and chair massage, children's activities and more. Free lunch will be provided. Aug. 29, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Li Ka Shing Alumni Lawn, 291 Campus Drive, Stanford.
HealthDanceation Fitness Classes
European pop star Heath Hunter and international fitness guru Kirsten Johnson lead high-energy dance and fitness workouts for all skill levels. Danceation studio also offers weekly yoga classes. See website for detailed schedule. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, June 8-Aug. 31. $20 single class; $150 10-class pass. Los Altos American Legion, 347 1st St., Los Altos.
HealthPSA & Stanford Stroke Talks
The Pacific Stroke Association Here & Now Program, in collaboration with Stanford Health Care's Stroke Program, will present monthly talks for community members on topics including early mobilization and coping after a stroke, nutrition and more. Those interested should visit the website for details and to register. Second Tuesday of the month, July 14-Nov. 10, 3-4:30 p.m. Free. Little House Activity Center, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park.
HealthFree YMCA fitness course
This weekly course led by YMCA instructors, called Healthy Happens Here, leads participants in strength training to develop balance, flexibility, posture, coordination and fall prevention. Classes are appropriate for all levels and backgrounds. Attendees should bring a yoga mat or towel. Registration is required. Wednesdays, Aug. 5-Nov. 25, noon-1 p.m. Free. Mountain View Public Library, 585 Franklin St., Mountain View.
HealthStanford Cancer Clinical Trials Class
During this monthly class at the Stanford Cancer Center, the clinical trial research staff will describe the trials, their importance in improving cancer care, the types of studies available and what to expect from participation. Second Wednesday of the month, June 10-Dec. 9, 2-3 p.m. Free. Stanford Cancer Center, 2nd Floor, Room CC2105, 875 Blake Wilbur Drive, Palo Alto.
Deborah Dutton, a certified Feldenkrais practitioner, leads weekly classes that seek to alleviate tension, aches and pains while improving body mechanics and posture. Movements are done lying on the floor. Participants should bring a mat or towel. Wednesdays, May 6-Dec. 16, 11 a.m.-noon. Series prices vary; $20 drop in. Little House Activity Center, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park.
HealthJacki's Aerobic Dancing
Jacki's Aerobic Dancing classes guide participants in abdominal work, strength training and aerobic routines. Complimentary child care is provided by staff. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, March 9-Dec. 18, 9 a.m. $36 month; $6 single class. Mountain View Masonic Lodge, 890 Church St., Mountain View.