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HealthBoomer Night Fitness
These Chez Fit weekly fitness classes for Baby Boomers will offer participants a full-body and low-impact workout set to tunes from the '60s and '70s. Mondays, Sept. 29-Dec. 15, 7-8 p.m. $180 for 12 sessions. Portola Valley Town Center, 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley.
HealthAutism parent education workshop
This workshop offered by the Stanford Autism Center called "Building Independence with Homework and Chores" will provide parents and caregivers of children with autism spectrum disorders with ideas on how to build independence and self-sufficiency at home. Attendees will be split into two different groups based on the child's age. Oct. 4, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $30. Stanford Child Psychiatry, 401 Quarry Road, Stanford.
HealthSimply Stretch classes
This six-week fitness course will focus on increasing flexibility, range of motion, balance and strength. The first class is free for new students. Students should bring a mat. Mondays, Sept. 22-Oct. 27, noon-12:50 p.m. $90 for six classes; $60 for four. Portola Valley Town Center, 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley.
HealthAbs-olutely Best Core Workout class
This Chez Fit weekly fitness class is designed to work out the many muscles in the abdomen and lower back in order to improve posture and make students leaner. Students should bring a stability ball and a mat. Thursdays, Oct. 2-Dec. 18, 10:30-11:30 a.m. $165 for 11 classes. Portola Valley Town Center, 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley.
HealthTRX Body Blast
In this class at the Arrillaga Family Recreation Center, students can use the TRX Suspension Trainer to build strength and endurance during upbeat workouts. Mondays, Aug. 25-Oct. 13, noon-1 p.m. $109 resident; $146 non-resident. Arrillaga Family Recreation Center, 701 Laurel St., Menlo Park.
Rick Doblin and other staff from the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies will give a presentation called "Transforming Medicine: The Role of MDMA in Mental Health Care." The event will also celebrate the opening of the association's satellite office at Sofia University. There will be a reception with food and wine after the presentation at separate location. Oct. 23, 7-9:30 p.m. $15 presentation; $75 presentation and reception. Sofia University, 1069 E. Meadow Circle, Palo Alto.
Kundalini Yoga classes will be offered weekly at Little House, with an aim to help students balance glands, strengthen nerves and help control the mind. Tuesdays, Sept. 16-Dec. 2, 7-8:45 p.m. $8 donations accepted. Little House Activity Center, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park.
HealthPortola Valley yoga classes
These yoga classes will instruct students in moving, bending, balancing and breathing in order to provide energy and center the mind and body. Beginners are encouraged; all students should bring a mat. The first class is free. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 2-Dec. 11, 9-10 a.m. $240 15 classes; $360 flexible 24. Portola Valley Town Center, Community Room, 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley.
HealthYoga with Mike
Michael Kintz will offer weekly yoga classes designed to provide relaxation through meditation and movement. All ages and levels welcome. See website for specific times and locations. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 8-Dec. 15, 5:15 or 5:30 p.m. $161. Lucie Stern Community Center or Little House Activity Center, , Palo Alto and Menlo Park.
HealthBaby Wearing Workout
This fitness class will provide dances and exercises for mothers wearing their babies in harnesses, as well as a chance to meet other young parents. Sept. 9-Dec. 16, 9:30-10:30 p.m. $160 resident; $215 non-resident. Arrillaga Family Recreation Center, 701 Laurel St., Menlo Park.
HealthRight On Fitness course
This Chez Fit fitness class will use weights, tubing, balls and more to build muscle, reduce body fat and improve posture and flexibility. Students should bring an exercise mat. Wednesdays, Oct. 1-Dec. 17, 10-11 a.m. $180 for 12 sessions. Portola Valley Town Center, 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley.