D.C. wellness calendar, Nov. 22-28

November 22, 2012

Wii fitness games For age 55 and older, virtual and physical exercise. Friday, 10:30 a.m. Woodridge Library, 1801 Hamlin St. NE. 202-541-6226. Free.

Prenatal and baby yoga Sundays, 1-2 p.m. (prenatal); 2:15-3:10 p.m. (moms, dads, babies). Golden Heart Yoga DC, 4804 Georgia Ave. NW. 202-541-9642. www.goldenheartyoga.com. Registration required.

Fitness program for cancer patients For ages 13-22. Sundays, 3-5 p.m. City Fitness Gym, 3525 Connecticut Ave. NW. dc@teenslivingwithcancer.org. 202-618-4368. Free. Registration required.

“Qigong: Deepen Your Reserves” Led by Tracey Burde. Monday, 8-9 a.m. Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U St. NW. 202-483-8600. www.smithcenter.org. $10.

Gentle morning yoga Led by Corrin Bennett, all experience levels welcome. Mondays at 10:45 a.m. Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U St. NW. 202-483-8600. www.smithcenter.org. $10 per session.

Al-Anon meetings Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays at noon. St. John’s Episcopal Church, Lafayette Square, 1525 H St. NW. Free. 202-347-8766.

HIV/AIDS support groups Peer-facilitated meetings for those with a recent diagnosis. Sponsored by Whitman-Walker Health. Monday and Wednesday at 7 p.m. For location, call 202-939-7671.

Living With Early-Stage Alzheimer’s series Sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association National Capital Area Chapter. Monday, 7:30 p.m. (Next session is Dec. 3.) Iona Senior Services, 4125 Albemarle St. NW. 202-895-9448, Ext. 4. Registration required.

Alcoholics Anonymous Mondays at 8:30 p.m. St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, Sixth Street and Maine Ave.

Driver-safety course, For age 50 and older. Take a lunch; beverages provided. Tuesday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Iona Senior Services, 4125 Albemarle St. NW. Registration required; call for fee information: Joseph Ryan, 202-362-0704.

Dementia support group, For partners and caregivers. Tuesday, 12:30-2 p.m. Iona Senior Services, 4125 Albemarle St. NW. 202-895-9448. Donations welcome.

Starting Over for women A 10-week discussion group focusing on the process of healing after a relationship with a woman has ended. Sponsored by Whitman-Walker Health. Tuesday, 7-8:30 p.m. For location, call 202-797-3580 or e-mail peersupport@whitman-walker.org. Free.

Move-Learn-Create For dance enthusiasts who want to try moving in a new way, led by Margot Greenlee; sponsored by Bodywise Dance. Wednesdays, 9:15-10:45 a.m. Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, 921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. 202-549-4172. www.hillcenterdc.org. $20 per session.

Parkinson’s exercise class Wednesdays at noon. Georgetown Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department, Bles Building, 3800 Reservoir Rd. NW. 202-444-4180. Free. Registration requested.

“Picture This” A descriptive tour of old master paintings for people with visual impairments. Wednesday, 1 p.m., National Gallery of Art, West Building, Rotunda, 600 Constitution Ave. NW. 202-737-4215 or www.nga.gov. Free.

Effective caregiving A workshop for learning strategies for planning ahead, locating resources and support, self care and handling changing roles and relationships. Wednesday, 1:30-3:30 p.m. 301-740-6150. www.liveandlearnbethesda.org. $10.

Family yoga For beginners; bring a mat and a towel. Wednesdays at 5 p.m. Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library, 1630 Seventh St. NW. 202-727-1288. Free.

Gentle evening yoga Wednesdays, 5:30-6:45 p.m., Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, 1632 U St. NW. 202-483-8600. www.hillcenterdc.org. $10 per session. Registration required.

Yoga for beginners Six weeks of classes for new and continuing yoga students, essential postures and alignment principles of a Hatha Yoga practice. Wednesdays, 6:15-7:15 p.m. through Dec. 19 except Nov. 21, Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, 921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. Free. 202-549-4172 or www.hillcenterdc.org. $18, drop-ins.

National Alliance on Mental Illness support group For those living with someone with mental health issues. 422 Eighth St. SE, second floor. Wednesdays, 7-8:30 p.m. 202-546-0646. Free.

Prenatal yoga Wednesdays, 7:30-8:45 p.m. Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, John Philip Sousa Hall, 921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. 202-549-4172. www.hillcenterdc.org. $18 per session.

HIV testing at World AIDS Day event. Next Thursday, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., University of the District of Columbia, 801 North Capitol St. NE. 202-797-4454 or hivtesting@whitman-walker.org. Free.

— Compiled by Gerri Marmer

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