The Bikram Yoga Studio at the Creamery in SLO has expanded to include a new boutique with all types of yoga gear and accessories for a flexible lifestyle. With the expansion, the studio is including Danielle Small as a full-time massage therapist. Small has more than three years of experience as a certified masseuse on the Central Coast, specializing in Swedish, hot rock, aromatherapy massage, deep tissue, and pre- and post-natal massage. Bikram Yoga also offers a beginner package that includes as many sessions as you can cram into 10 consecutive days for $20. The boutique is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and when class is in session. For more information, call 545-5951 or stop by 570 Higuera St., suite 195, in San Luis Obispo.
Cal Poly's Student Community Services is hosting its fifth annual weekend conference to Change the Status Quo. Several Cal Poly clubs will present workshops that highlight social injustice and offer suggestions for possible solutions. The conference is designed to bring people together and create a forum for discussions of ideas to change the world. Some of the topics to be presented are human trafficking, reproductive rights, the military's "don't ask, don't tell policy" for gays, and graffiti as an art form. The conference is scheduled for Feb. 23, 5 to 8 p.m., and Feb. 24, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Chumash Auditorium on campus. For info about tickets, call 215-2570 or e-mail email@example.com.
Party like it's 1899 at The Manse on Marsh for the inaugural "Senior Citizen Spring Prom." Enjoy live music, refreshments, dancing, and a live auction. All proceeds will go to programs that support families and caregivers affected by Alzheimer's. The event happens March 4, but RSVP early. Tickets are $5. For more info, call Brandon Styles at 440-7249.
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