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Heart Month

American Heart month is February! Join us throughout the month for a variety of events and activities with an international flair to raise awareness and prevent heart disease and stroke.

Learn Hands Only-CPR and Save Lives

Wednesday, February 5

12 pm – 1 pm | HCMC Red Building, 2nd-floor skyway, public seating area

No mouth-to-mouth assisted breathing needed for this type of CPR! Learn this simple, life-saving technique from our Hennepin EMS team. Every second counts!

National Wear Red Day

Friday, February 7

Hennepin Healthcare is going red! Wear red on the first Friday in February to raise awareness about cardiovascular disease and save lives. Email photos of your group wearing red to [email protected].

David Fine, MD on Healthy Matters with David Hilden, MD

Sunday, February 9

7 am – 8 am | WCCO-AM (Listen LIVE)

Tune in to hear cardiologist David Fine, MD kick off National Cardiac Rehabilitation Week and hear how this essential intervention following a heart attack, cardiac surgery or other heart issue helps patients regain strength and confidence.

Qigong with Acupuncturist Steve Compton

Wednesday, February 12

12pm – 1pm | Clinic & Specialty Center | M. Stillman Education and Community Center

Qigong is a mind-body-spirit practice with origins in China that improves mental and physical health by integrating posture, movement, breathing technique, self-massage, sound, and focused intent. Join Steve Compton as he leads a Shibashi (18 Harmonizing Movements) Qigong class – great for beginners! Register early - class may fill up.

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Zumba with Patient Services Coordinator Deanne Flomo

Thursday, February 13
12pm – 1pm | Clinic & Specialty Center | M. Stillman Education and  Community Center
Zumba, developed in Colombia, is a fitness program that combines Latin music with dance moves. Join Deanne Flomo for this “dance party” and get your heart moving! Register early - class may fill up.
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Food is Medicine with Certified Executive Chef Antonio Sanchez and Registered Dietitian Elizabeth Rosenstein

Thursday, February 20

12pm – 1pm | Clinic & Specialty Center | M. Stillman Education and Community Center

Eating heart-healthy can be flavorful! Learn how to prepare heart-healthy meals and get cooking tips from Certified Executive Chef Antonio Sanchez and Registered Dietitian Elizabeth Rosenstein.

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High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) with Physician Assistant Natalie Ikeman

Friday, February 21
12pm – 1pm | Clinic & Specialty Center | M. Stillman Education and Community Center

High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is a form of timed cardiovascular high-intensity exercises with short periods of active recovery. Natalie Ikeman will teach this HIIT class using bodyweight only and modifications will be provided for all fitness levels.

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Yoga with Cardiology Physician Assistant Jill Jordan

Wednesday, February 26

12pm – 1pm | Clinic & Specialty Center | M. Stillman Education and Community Center

Yoga is a mind and body practice with origins in India more than 5,000 years ago. Join Jill Jordan as she leads a yoga class combining physical postures, breathing techniques, and meditation or relaxation. No mat required. Register early - class may fill up.

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