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Danceation 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.
 

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Postpartum Wellness Class
Conducted by a licensed physical therapist and certified pelvic floor specialist, this class will teach abdominal exercises to strengthen students' cores and provide training in proper posture and body mechanics. Aug. 27, Sept. 10 and 24, 1-2 p.m. Free. El Camino Hospital, 2400 Grant Road, Mountain View.
 

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Brain Health Workshop
This popular workshop will return to offer an introduction to improving the brain's performance through cognitive and physical exercises and breathing techniques. There will also be a brain-healthy potluck lunch. Those interested should register, as space is limited. Sept. 11, 2:30-4 p.m. Free. Avenidas, 450 Bryant St., Palo Alto.

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Yoga Hike at Hidden Villa
Patricia Joy Becker will hold a Yoga Hike on Hidden Villa trails, through which participants can get the cardio benefits of well-paced hiking and the strengthening of yoga moves while enjoying a social, group workout. Sept. 20, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. $55. Hidden Villa, 26870 Moody Road, Los Altos Hills.
 

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Postpartum Wellness Class
Conducted by a licensed physical therapist and certified pelvic floor specialist, this class will teach abdominal exercises to strengthen students' cores and provide training in proper posture and body mechanics. Aug. 27, Sept. 10 and 24, 1-2 p.m. Free. El Camino Hospital, 2400 Grant Road, Mountain View.

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Yoga Hike at Hidden Villa
Patricia Joy Becker will hold a Yoga Hike on Hidden Villa trails, through which participants can get the cardio benefits of well-paced hiking and the strengthening of yoga moves while enjoying a social, group workout. Sept. 26, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. $55. Hidden Villa, 26870 Moody Road, Los Altos Hills.

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PSA & 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.

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Free 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.

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Stanford 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.
 

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Feldenkrais classes
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.
 

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Jacki'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.