Free health clinics for seniors at Miami-Dade parks

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As part of its Active Older Adults program, the Miami-Dade Parks Department is hosting free Healthy Choices clinics conducted by Walgreens at Miami-Dade parks from September to November. The program is for adults 55 years and older. The clinics include free blood pressure checks and flu shots, snacks and gifts as well as one-on-one time with […]

Free Capoeira master class at Bayfront Park

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Capoeira, an afro-Brazilian martial art form, is a class now being taught at Bayfront Park every Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to noon. The class, taught by Capoeira Master Mestre Ze Com Fome of Brazil, is a full body workout that combines dance, martial arts, music and acrobatics set to drumming, singing and rhythm. Bayfront Park […]

Gratitude Fridays free yoga class

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Rina Jakubowicz, owner of Rina Yoga, is an international bilingual yoga teacher, Reiki practitioner, motivational speaker, author and TV show host. On the first and third Friday of every month from 6-7 p.m., she hosts free yoga classes as part of her “Gratitude Friday” program. Instructors Rosa and Brenda alternate teaching the classes, where you’ll […]

Free vaccinations for children

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The Miami-Dade County Health Department is offering free back-to-school immunizations to children between 2 and 18. For an appointment, call 786-845-0550. Free vaccinations will be given at these locations: West Perrine Center:  18255 Homestead Avenue Miami, Florida 33157 Monday – Friday (8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.) Little Haiti Health Center 300 NE 80th Terrace Miami, Florida […]

Free Zumba gold classes for older adults

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Miami-Dade County Parks and Recreation Department has added new classes for adults 55 and older. The Active Older Adults Program is now offering free Zumba classes at two parks in Miami-Dade County. The zumba classes are set to energetic music and include lower impact exercise movements and easy-to-follow pacing. They are aimed at improving balance, flexibility, cardiovascular health […]