Use the calendar below to find information, dates and times for Iowa Heart Center and Mercy events, screenings, lectures and more.

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  • 11:00 AM

    Mindful Living for a Healthy Heart
    • Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Location: Iowa Heart Center - 5880 University Ave., West Des Moines, 50266
    • Link: Heart & Soul: Mindful Living for a Healthy Heart Event Flier
    • Iowa Heart Center and Mercy present this FREE health fair and educational event featuring screenings for blood pressure, blood sugar, body fat, and leg vein health. Information on heart disease, stroke, diabetes, weight loss and much more will also be available.

       At noon, hear from experts on how your mind and spirit can affect your heart health. 


      “Stop Breathe Believe,” Dianne Morris Jones, author of the book Stop Breath Believe: Mindful Living One Thought at a Time

       Dianne Morris Jones is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and a Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator and Consultant (CDWF-C) practicing at Family Legacy Counseling in Des Moines, Iowa.  She has a degree in Family Finance from Texas Tech University and a master’s degree in Counseling from West Texas A&M University. Dianne is an energetic and creative person who approaches life and her professional counseling with an enthusiasm for growth in wholehearted living.

      “The Relaxation Response: What is it?  Why do I need it?  How do I make it a part of my life?” Jennifer Hardcastle, RN and certified yoga, cycling and barre instructor

       Jennifer has a Bachelor's in Science Degree from Grand View University and has worked as a nurse in many areas for over 14 years before opening Cycle Down Dawg along with her husband, Judd, in West Des Moines. Jennifer has her 200-hour yoga certification from Yogaworks in Los Angeles and she is also a certified cycling and barre instructor.

       “Ask the Experts,” Question and answer session with cardiologists

       Heart healthy snacks and refreshments will be available. 

    • Heart & Soul: Mindful Living for a Healthy Heart Event Flier