Fitness

Every Wednesday from Feb. 10 to Feb. 24;

Speed, Agility and Quickness Clinics

Speed, agility, and quickness clinics at The Sport Warehouse focus on linear and lateral speed development, deceleration, injury prevention, and sport specific movements to keep attendees at the top of their game.

Eau Claire Sport Warehouse 2983 Eleventh Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 per class or $100 for 12 classes

Fitness

Fri. Feb. 12 7-8:15pm

GLOWGA - Glow in the dark YOGA

Glow Yoga is a glow in the dark yoga party. This all-levels class incorporates black lights, glow sticks, dance music, and YOGA. Get creative with neon body paint, wear white or neon to “contribute to the effects” of the class. Whether it's your 1st or 50th yoga class come experience this enjoyable connection. Sign up online.

Dragonfly Dance & Wellness (Next to Saylon 7) 308 N Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $20

Age: 15+

Causes

Sat. Feb. 13 noon-3pm

Menomonie Polar Plunge

Put on a wacky costume, raise money, and jump in a lake in winter to benefit 1,000 local Special Olympics athletes. You can also participate by registering as Too Chicken or as a Frozen Fundraiser and stay on dry land. Food, music, bonfires, beer, & more.

Elk Point Resort

Cost: $75 minimum to Plunge; Free to watch

Age: All Ages

Recreation

Sat. Feb. 13 7pm

Valentine's Ballroom and Swing Dance

Invite your sweetheart to go dancing. There will be a Rumba dance lesson at 7 PM followed by music by DJ Goggin for dancing including Waltz, Foxtrot, Rumba, ChaCha, Swing and more. Dressy attire.

Eau Claire Moose Lodge 3606 Curvue Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: $10 per person

Wellness

Mon. Feb. 15 2-4pm

Essential Oils Make n Take Workshop

After a quick intro/review of essential oils, participants will be able to make health care products with added oils.

The Atelier 422 Olive St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $10

Age: 21+

Fitness

Mon. Feb. 15 2:30-3:30pm

Awareness Through Movement

Standup from sitting with grater ease, turn to back out of the driveway with less effort. Learn to move more efficiently through life. Presented by Susan Cool, Physical Therapist and Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner.

L.E. Phillips Senior Center 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire

Cost: $40 members, $60 non-members

Education

Wed. Feb. 17 10:30am-noon

Ask the Expert: Preschool Speech & Language Development

Do you have a child that struggles with speaking certain words? Bring your questions to Lindsay Pohlen, Speech and Language pathologist from St. Joseph's S.P.O.T.S. She'll answer questions and show you how using books, games and toys can boost your preschool child's speech and language development. Enjoy this free one-on-one visit with a professional therapist.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE with Museum Membership or Admission

Age: Parents & Caregivers

Education

Fri. Feb. 19 10:30am-noon

Ask the Expert: Ways to get Kids Moving in the Winter

Feeling a little bit of cabin fever now that the temperatures have dropped? Visit with Physical Therapist Amy Haynes from St. Joseph's S.P.O.T.S. to learn about items and activities you can use in your home to keep your kids active and healthy, even when the Wisconsin weather doesn't let you go outside. Enjoy this free one-on-one visit with a professional therapist.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE with Museum Membership or Admission

Age: Parents & Caregivers

Wellness

Sat. Feb. 20 10am-1pm

Tai Chi and Qi Gong to Improve Jin

Bergstrom Sensei, Soke of Yama Mizu Ryu will be teaching on the building of Jin (silk reeling power) through Tai Chi and Qigong. Don't know what silk reeling power is? Come to class and learn.

Healing Choices Oasis LLC 2711 Pleasant St., Eau Claire

Cost: $35

Age: 18+

Fitness

Sat. Feb. 20 4-5:30pm

Advanced softball pitching clinic

This clinic is geared towards players who can throw a fastball consistently. Players will work on placing the fastball, change-ups and drop balls. Pitchers should bring their own catcher and be ready to have fun while improving their pitching game!

Eau Claire Sport Warehouse 2983 Eleventh Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Age: Geared towards 10+

Recreation

Sat. Feb. 20 7:30-11pm

Ballroom, Swing and Latin Dance

Join us for a fun evening of dancing. There will be a beginning dance lesson at 7 PM followed by music for dancing. Dressy attire.

St. Mary's Community Center 1812 Lynn Ave., Altoona

Cost: $16 per person

Fitness

Sun. Feb. 21 2-3:15pm

Bring Wellness Home

Come as a family to learn yoga, massage and a good healthy recipe that can be repeated at home, with ease. All ages are welcome: Parents, caregivers, grandparents, children and babies. Teachers: Lorelei Ernster, Sarah Johnson & Laura Lash. Register online.

Forage 930 Galloway St., Building 13, Suite 212, Eau Claire

Cost: $30/family

Age: All Ages

Fitness

Every Sunday from Feb. 21 to Mar. 20, 4-5pm; Every Sunday from Feb. 21 to Mar. 20, 5:30-6:30pm;

Softball Spring Prep Pitching

Spring prep pitching clinics will prepare pitchers for the upcoming season. Pitchers should bring their own catchers.

Eau Claire Sport Warehouse 2983 Eleventh Street, Eau Claire

Cost: $125 for 5 sessions

Age: 10+

Education

Wed. Feb. 24 10:30am-noon

Ask the Expert: Baby Sign Language

Are you looking for a way to help your baby communicate. Did you know that sign language can be a great tool to help your little ones express their wants and needs. Mary O'Connell, Speech Therapist from St. Joseph's S.P.O.T.S will answer questions and provide education on simple sign language for your little one. She's also available to answer early language development questions.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE with Museum Membership or Admission

Age: Parents & Caregivers

Education

Thu. Feb. 25 10:30am-noon

Ask the Expert: Ways to Help Picky Eaters and Problem Feeders

Not sure how to get your little one to eat their dinner. Occupational Therapist Bethany Ellwanger from St. Joseph's S.P.O.T.S. will answer your picky eater questions and provide practical ideas to help you increase you child's ability to explore food and become more comfortable with a variety of foods. Enjoy this free one-on-one visit with a professional therapist.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE with Museum Membership or Admission

Age: Parents & Caregivers

Wellness

Thu. Feb. 25 noon-1:30pm

Lunch-n-Learn

Register today for a presentation that includes an overview of all that Dunamis Therapy & Fitness has to offer. Owner, Larry Hickock, will also go over insurance issues and memberships. Bring your questions. Please register at least a day in advance. Menu: baked pork chop, fried potatoes, 3 bean medley, bread & cherry delight dessert.

Augusta Senior and Community Center 616 W. Washington St., Augusta

Cost: Suggested Donation for lunch: $3.75 for 60 and Over $8.80 for under 60

Age: All Ages

Education

Fri. Feb. 26 8-10am

Yoga for Mood Management: Anxiety & Depression

An empowering workshop that will interweave the power of ancient disciplines with evidence based protocols for mood management. This workshop will be interactive and consist of a blend of lecture and experiential yoga tools specific to anxiety and depression. Must Register.

The Lismore 205 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Age: All

Education

Fri. Feb. 26 10:30am-12:30pm

Chippewa Valley Wellfest - Yoga for Addiction & Recovery

This comprehensive workshop will combine Yoga, Ayruveda and traditional recovery tools to offer a holistic mind body spirit approach to addiction, self-destructive behaviors and recovery. Must register.

The Lismore 205 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: $25

Age: All

Education

Fri. Feb. 26 5-9pm

Chippewa Valley WellFEST

The areas best wellness professionals - all in one day, all in one place. The coolest wellness experience around at the coolest venue. Mindfulness is the theme for 2016 and two days of fun. Key note, forums, panels, live music, move your body, talk to experts, eat awesome local food, food and wine pairing and more.

The Lismore 205 South Barstow, Eau Claire

Cost: $15, $25 family of 4 $5 student with ID, under 10 FREE

Age: 10+

Education

Fri. Feb. 26 6:30-8:30pm

Barre Teacher Training with Barre Bliss

Deepen your understanding of Barre and get certified. Students and teachers with experience in Group Fitness, Dance, Pilates, or Yoga will benefit from this empowering training. Join Mia Jenneman creator and founder of Barre Bliss, based in Minneapolis, for a comprehensive 3 Day Barre Bliss Certification.

Latitude 44 Yoga Studio 313 E. Madison St., Eau Claire

Cost: $645

Age: 18+