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North Lake Tahoe health and wellness announcements

Content is selected from e-mail submissions to Community Editor Amy Edgett at Send the 5w’s: who, what, when, where and why, about 100-150 words.

Mindfulness-based stress reduction series

Class meets Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Sept. 23 through Nov. 11, plus a Saturday retreat, Nov. 1, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

The course includes: Mindful meditation gentle movement (yoga/Qi gong), mindful eating, group discussion, understanding of physiology of stress.

Cost is $225 and includes workbook, guided meditation CD, day retreat and individual instruction. Eligible for 22 Nursing Contact Hours for CA BRN. Call 530-587-3769 or stop by the Tahoe Center for Health and Sports Performance, 10710 Donner Pass Road in Truckee to register.

Class is open to all ability levels. No meditation experience necessary. Taught by Jackie Griffin, RN, BS.

B12 Happy Hour

Get your Happy Hour B12 shot on Sept 23; Oct. 7 and 21; Nov. 4 and 18; Dec. 2 and 16 for an energy boost. Cost is $20 a savings of over 50 percent for new patients. All happy hours are from 4-5:30 p.m. Try an add-on for $5 (B-Complex, B6, folic acid).

After B12 injections many patients feel a natural (not jittery) boost in energy.

Appointments are strongly suggested (though not required!) by calling 530-546-0400 or first come, first served.

NaturaMed Natural Family Medicine is located at 8130 North Lake Blvd. in Kings Beach. Visit or find NaturaMed at

Songs, stories healing with Mountain Eagle

The Community Healing Group invites all community members to gather Wednesday, Sept. 24, 6:30-8 p.m. to welcome Washoe Native Mountain Eagle, for an evening of song, stories and a healing ceremony at For Goodness Sake, 10157 Donner Pass Road, Truckee.

Mountain Eagle is one of only 10 full-blooded Washoe Tribe members alive today. He will bring an important message and native healing practices. The suggested donation for this event is $20.

The Truckee Community Healing Group meets at For Goodness Sake in Truckee on fourth Wednesdays. The healing group and healing events are open to the community, young and old alike. For more information email

Astrology for Beginners: The Basics

Interested in astrology? Join astrologer and teache Michele Hagan to learn the language of astrology and gain practical tips. This class is designed to be fun, practical and interactive. Meet four consecutive Mondays, Sept. 29-Oct. 20, 6:30-8:30 p.m. No astrology knowledge or experience necessary, cost is $180 (includes materials), with early bird special of $170 if reserved by Sept. 21.

Tahoe City location provided when you reserve your seat at or call 415-531-0253. Michele Hagan is an astrologer, a teacher and an attorney.

For more info on upcoming classes, please visit

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