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FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2011 VINEYARD GAZETTE, MARTHA'S VINEYARD, MASS. FIVE-A Collective's Core Philosophy Is Diverse Selection of Yoga Teachers Everything you always wanted to know about health but were afraid to ask is available on Saturday, March 12 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Martha's Vineyard Hospital's annual health fair. Each year the hospital invites health and human services from around the Island to help increase awareness about health issues and promote healthy life- styles. Get your cholesterol, eyes, bone density, prostate and hearing checked. Learn more about the importance of hand hygiene, tick-related diseases and how acupuncture, chiropractic and massage therapy can increase wellness. From Page Four-Abend of a series. Ms.Williams, who finds the practice"life-saving and full of joy," Ms. Williams said. "We just want people grinned and said, "You're only cheating to do yoga, we don't care who you do it with. Yoga for the world, you know." yourself, honey." A few minutes later the same "I'm the first to admit I've got woman, who was now splayed out as strengths and I've got weaknesses," if she were falling from a parachute, added Ms. Doyle. "All yoga teachers do; muttered something about "Chinese come on, we're human. If I'm not great torture camps." Mrs. Williams' laughed. at one thing, I'll point you to a teacher "Oh, I got this one from Mollie," she who is, and she will do the same for me. said. "So be sure to thank her." You're going to want different things The members of the Yoga Collective on different days, and we provide that consider the space at Cohousing and spectrum. The competition becomes each other valuable resources. Through level; there is no competition. It makes this merging of minds, not to mention it just about the practice." bodies, the teachers have not only in- Ms. Menton agreed. "It's good that creased the yoga options and knowl- we have the ability to open teaching to edge available to the Island community, everybody and let students know that it they have pushed their own practices to is important to take from other teach- new heights. And they are just getting ers. I take classes from other teachers started. so I can learn. It's important to always Later, after class, Ms. Williams sat keep trying new things and learning on the floor of the Common House's from new people." entrance room and pondered the future At one point during Ms. WiUiam's of the Yoga Collective. class last Thursday one woman play- "We want to do lots of things," she fully attempted to avoid her final back said. "We want more spaces, and defi- nitely a hot studio. And clothes, awe- Clinics, Specialists, Tours, some yoga clothes." And as for the nonphysical goals? Health Fair Is Extravaganza Quite simply, a Vineyard yoga revolu- tion. "I want for everyone on the Island to be doing yoga," Ms. Williams added. "Yes, this is an Island where a lot of people do yoga. But some still don't. And we're going to find them." The Yoga Collective at Calla is located in the Community House at the Island Cohousing complex off of Stoney Hill Road.in West Tisbury, with schedules online at theyogacollectivemv. com. STUDENTS TURN EVERY WHICH WAY TO GET LOOSE. Q How much water you should drink daily? Q What improves arthritis, osteoporosis, cognition, balance and weight?. Q What is the difference between a simple and complex carbohydrate? Q Should it only be calorie in calorie out when trying to lose weight? Check out these answers and more at www.FitnessTrainerMV.com. You will be SURPRISED! elders! Get a skin cancer screening or just make like an EMT and taken tour of VOLUNTEER DRIVE NEEDED to help Vineyard Village at Home launch its free ride program to and from medical appointments for Islanders 65 & older. Mileage reimbursement possible for volunteers over 55. For more info, please call Jane at S08-693-3038. Family Planning of Martha's Vineyard If you're sure, we're here. Call for information about our vasectomy reimbursement program 517 State Road, Vineyard Haven (508) 693-1208 Mon-Thurs 9-4:30 www.hcsm.org the ambulance. The day is packed with hands-on help by trained professionals looking to make sure your body func- tions at its highest level. There will be tours of the hospital. It's a big place, better to walk the halls now with a guide so as to not get lost during a real emergency. Besides, when else can you check out an operating room as a visitor rather than Exhibit A. The pediatric clinic will also be open for tours. This is a good chance not only to get acquainted with the clinic but also familiarize children with the hospital so they feel more comfortable when they really need to visit. Lure them in with the promise of meeting the Tooth Fairy, who will be in attendance handing out free gifts for kids. Essentially the morning is an oppor- tunity to visit each and every area of the hospital from maternity to dialysis and talk with doctors and nurses in a relaxed setting. Yoga teachers and life skills con- sultants will also be available to give advice on maintaining a healthy life- style and thereby increasing the odds of not visiting the hospital under more extreme circumstances. For a complete list of events visit mvhospital.com and click the Stay Paid for by Friends of Family Planning of MV, hu: Mark Lovewell All shapes & sizes welcome/ or Take a class at The Space/ Please call for free hearing old check end l0 hear ub0ut the new technology offered by multiple manufacturers! Check out Starkey Amp at a special low intro offer! 508-696-4600 Beautiful Garden or Pondside Studios Eight Levels of Care 508-540-1600 800-456-3183 339 Gifford Street Falmouth, MA DOCTORS ON CAPE Most importantly, we know one ready to see you. CAPE COD HEALTHCARE INFORMATION LINE 1-877-CAPE COD Jan and her referral team of registered nurses can put you in touch with Cape Cod Healthcare primary care physicians and specialists, as well as information on health related programs, services and events on Cape Cod. Toll Free: 1-877-CAPE COD (1-877-227-3263) Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. www.capecodhealth.org Hea. y or OR. CPR Classes to Highlight Navigator Lax Announces Clinic Dates [I New Emergency Guidelines _ f, I S T s . . LACROSSE on Martha's Vineyard! July 11 - July 14 [! Thisfall, the American Heart As- i i!III I! , July 18- 21 sociation announced new standards in , NA VZGA TO R cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for everyone from healthcare profes- . ~~, ~ ~ Ii sionals to the lay public. Called the 2010 ECC (Emergency Cardiovascu- ,ill, n lii'. lar Care) Guidelines, these place a ii~ ' [ [ I! strong emphasis on calling 911 early to activate the Emergency Medical System, initiate early CPR, get an au- ! I I , ii -~ our First Annual Summer Clinic on the VINEYARD!!I ,o [| tomatic external defibrillator to the II ,,, (Boys & Girls, Ages 4-18): I II patient and have the patient receive k l advanced life support. And now there ~ I[ ' MARTHA'S VINEYARD (2 Sessions) [1 is an even greater emphasis on initiat- ing uninterrupted chest compressions ~ ' II July 11- 14 and July 18- 21 I! called "CAB" -- Circulation-Airway- ~ ~, Breathing. Youcanfind out more on- II 8:30 am to 1:30 pm II line at heart.org, "CPR and ECC", or YouTube: 2010 Guidelines for CPR.come learn CPR and these new stun- (; " R'E "S r II 11 Cost: $295 lll I1 dards plus first aid on Monday, March21 Oil A/[art a aince 1994 [] Marthas Vineyald, MA t I[ 11 'Rl _ ocation: Martha's V!neyard Regional High School II 1| and Wednesday, March 23 at the Man- Haven.Sin House on Main street inYou attend both sessions.Vineyard We/mve been praffding a a&l:ed living care II ~o~,~s~app~op~at~fo~ II with a duty to act such as child care Vineyard II Taught by current and former men's and womens lacrosse coaches and players. _ 11~1 providers, home health aids, camp coun- II (Albany, Syracuse University, Rollins College, Western Connecticut State University) and " ]~.,N.--~ selors and captain's license candidates and for the lay public in general.The new I1 " o o M T I O N : _~illl ~[ featuring Chris Greene, head lacrosse coach of Marthas Vineyard Regional High School. ~---~ls~c~!N~s(/it standards will be taught. The cost is $50 I1% " ii Please visitourwebsiteatwww.navigatorlax.com per student for both nights and includes 508-627-2 1 31, or 508-693-4500 Fax: 508-695-5754 l[ to register or for more information on clinics, transportation, lodging and home rentals, etc. ! ,/~, your card and book. These classes will be ..... offered again in April and May. II . ~--e note under MA law, participants are required to provide proof of current physical, ~// " ,II " To register, contact Jeff Pratt, Mas-iillCt .' " email:hbhi@comcast.net II including statement of health history and complete immunization record. [I sachusetts EMT-Paramedic.AHA CPR and advanced life support instrnctor, by ...,- www.henriettabrewerhouse.com -.~ ................. :,i: : Navigator Lax, 36 Kenosia Avenue, . a bury 2T 0681 : - :. .:.- ' :( ) --.. D n ( 0 Tel 903 744 3398 Fax 203 744 ~357 calling 508-560-3164 or e-mail jpratt@ capecod.net.