Atlantic General Announces Education Calendar for November 2006

Wednesday, November 1
Free Hypertension Clinics & Health Education
Rite-Aid, Berlin; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Rite-Aid, Ocean Pines; 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Thursday, November 2
Yoga

Atlantic General Hospital Cardiopulmonary Rehab Center, Berlin Shopping Center; 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Yoga increases strength and improves flexibility, balance and concentration. Presented by Georgette Rhoads, RN, RYT. To register or for information, call 410-641-9734. Cost: $64.00 for 8 sessions or $10.00 drop-in fee for first time. Class held each Thursday for eight weeks through November 16.

Meditation
Atlantic General Hospital Cardiopulmonary Rehab Center, Berlin Shopping Center; 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Practice sitting and walking meditation to deepen your awareness of the present moment. All levels of experience welcome. Please bring a cushion and/or blanket for sitting. Free. Contact Chantal Wilkins, RYT at 410-251-9982 or Namaste8341@aol.com with questions. Every Thursday except holidays.

Saturday, November 4
Choose to Be...A Wholistic Approach to Health

Ocean Pines Library; 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Retreat for breast cancer survivors and other women to gather information about alternative health care. Speakers and exhibitors on topics including massage, diet, acupuncture, meditation and exercise. Registration is free. Continental breakfast to be served. Sponsored by Atlantic General Hospital and Women Supporting Women. Call 410-641-2849 to register. Registration is limited.

Monday, November 6
Free Hypertension Clinics & Health Education
Apple Discount Drugs, Berlin; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Happy Harry’s, Ocean Pines; 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Tuesday, November 7
Free Hypertension Clinic & Health Education
Rite-Aid, Selbyville; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Yoga
Atlantic General Hospital Cardiopulmonary Rehab Center, Berlin Shopping Center; 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Yoga increases strength and improves flexibility, balance and concentration. Presented by Georgette Rhoads, RN, RYT. To register or for information, call 410-641-9734. Cost: $64.00 for 8 sessions or $10.00 drop-in fee for first time. Class held each Tuesday for eight weeks through November 14.

Thursday, November 9
Yoga
Atlantic General Hospital Cardiopulmonary Rehab Center, Berlin Shopping Center; 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Yoga increases strength and improves flexibility, balance and concentration. Presented by Georgette Rhoads, RN, RYT. To register or for information, call 410-641-9734. Cost: $64.00 for 8 sessions or $10.00 drop-in fee for first time. Class held each Thursday for eight weeks through November 16.

Meditation
Atlantic General Hospital Cardiopulmonary Rehab Center, Berlin Shopping Center; 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Practice sitting and walking meditation to deepen your awareness of the present moment. All levels of experience welcome. Please bring a cushion and/or blanket for sitting. Free. Contact Chantal Wilkins, RYT at 410-251-9982 or Namaste8341@aol.com with questions.

Friday, November 10
Doctor on Call
Tune in to 101.1 FM (WQMR); 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Atlantic General Hospital and Health System physicians and providers chat will host Jack Gillen.

Tuesday, November 14
Yoga
Atlantic General Hospital Cardiopulmonary Rehab Center, Berlin Shopping Center; 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Yoga increases strength and improves flexibility, balance and concentration. Presented by Georgette Rhoads, RN, RYT. To register or for information, call 410-641-9734. Cost: $64.00 for 8 sessions or $10.00 drop-in fee for first time. Class held each Tuesday for eight weeks through November 14.

Thursday, November 16
Yoga
Atlantic General Hospital Cardiopulmonary Rehab Center, Berlin Shopping Center; 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Yoga increases strength and improves flexibility, balance and concentration. Presented by Georgette Rhoads, RN, RYT. To register or for information, call 410-641-9734. Cost: $64.00 for 8 sessions or $10.00 drop-in fee for first time. Class held each Thursday for eight weeks through November 16.

Meditation
Atlantic General Hospital Cardiopulmonary Rehab Center, Berlin Shopping Center; 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Practice sitting and walking meditation to deepen your awareness of the present moment. All levels of experience welcome. Please bring a cushion and/or blanket for sitting. Free. Contact Chantal Wilkins, RYT at 410-251-9982 or Namaste8341@aol.com with questions.

Thursday, November 16
Great American Smokeout Smoking Cessation Clinics

sponsored by Atlantic General Hospital and Worcester County Health Department
Happy Harry’s, Ocean Pines; 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Apple Discount Drugs, Berlin; 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Snow Hill Pharmacy, Snow Hill; 12 p.m. – 2:00p.m.
City Discount Drugs, Pocomoke; 12 p.m. –2:00p.m.

Great American Smokeout Conference
WorWic College, Guerreri Hall, Room 101; 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Smoke Free Me: Choosing Health over Hazard Conference. At 7:30 p.m. special guest Brenda Bell Caffee, creator of “Not in Mama’s Kitchen” secondhand smoke program, will speak. Atlantic General Hospital will provide free blood pressure screenings. For more information, contact 410-546-5311.


Tuesday, November 28
Yoga
Atlantic General Hospital Cardiopulmonary Rehab Center, Berlin Shopping Center; 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Yoga increases strength and improves flexibility, balance and concentration. Presented by Georgette Rhoads, RN, RYT. To register or for information, call 410-641-9734. Cost: $40.00 for 5 sessions or $10.00 drop-in fee. Class held each Tuesday for five weeks through December 26.

Thursday, November 30
Meditation
Atlantic General Hospital Cardiopulmonary Rehab Center, Berlin Shopping Center; 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Practice sitting and walking meditation to deepen your awareness of the present moment. All levels of experience welcome. Please bring a cushion and/or blanket for sitting. Free. Contact Chantal Wilkins, RYT at 410-251-9982 or Namaste8341@aol.com with questions.

Yoga
Atlantic General Hospital Cardiopulmonary Rehab Center, Berlin Shopping Center; 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Yoga increases strength and improves flexibility, balance and concentration. Presented by Georgette Rhoads, RN, RYT. To register or for information, call 410-641-9734. Cost: $40.00 for 5 sessions or $10.00 drop-in fee. Class held each Thursday for five weeks through December 28.