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Health Announcements

Thursday, Jan. 29, 6:30 p.m.

“Understanding Is a Powerful Tool” by Christian Michael Steele M.D., founder of the Center for Radiance Church, Radiance of Tahoe and the I Am Healing Arts Center, ordained minister, M.D., teacher, healer, author, father. We are all on a path called life; some do it more gracefully than others. Our individual world is a reflection of our being. We change our world by changing ourselves. Christian Michael Steele works with the Ascended Masters when he teaches, affecting many levels within your being. The course includes lectures, meditations and healings. Christian Steele is teaching a class every other Thursday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. For Goodness Sake, 10157 Donner Pass Road, 550-8981.

Drugs, Plastics and Your Brain: Jan. 29, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Arthur Seelig completed his master’s degree in neuroscience at the University of Massachusetts. His work there focused on the effects of light on mood-altering chemicals in the brain. Following this he worked as a researcher at Harvard Medical School. Since then his interests have shifted to work on the formation of sex-differences in the brain. In September 2008 Arthur joined the Tahoe Environmental Research Center’s (TERC) education and outreach team as an AmeriCorp volunteer. Lecture begins promptly at 6 p.m. Cost: $5 donation requested. Tahoe Center for Environmental Sciences, Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, Nev.

Jan. 30, 8 p.m., Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts Underground

Terri Jay, The Messenger, is an internationally recognized psychic, medium and pet psychic. Her work has saved countless lives and improved the quality of life for many humans and four-legged friends alike. In her show, Terri will select participants from members of the audience who wish to have an in-depth reading on the subject of their choosing. In the second part of the show, she will answer as many questions as possible from individual audience members. Terri will dispel many of the myths surrounding psychic work and will also provide tips on how you can develop your own psychic ability. Pets and items belonging to lost loved ones are not necessary to bring along. You will be delightfully amazed. (775) 686-6600.

Carmen Carr shares her passion with the community by providing monthly, guided hikes and snowshoe trips of our beautiful backyard and its endless trail systems. Meet at 9 a.m. at the Martis Peak trailhead on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009. Take Highway 267 south from Truckee. Turn left half a mile south of Brockway Summit at a convenient turn out. This is where you will park and meet. The hike is a steady snowshoe on a well snow-packed trail with rewarding panoramic views. Approximately five miles round trip.

Visit for the future hiking schedule as well as fun pictures. Contact her at 550-5192 or

Train for the Great Race

Feb. 4, 6 p.m. by Jeff Schloss

Co-sponsored by Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area, the free Sports Performance Speaker Series offers the best prep strategies for the great ski race training and tapering in the month before.

Jeff Schloss is the Coach of the Far West Junior and Senior Ski teams, former U.S. World Junior and U-23 Worlds Championships coach, and former coach of the University of Nevada Nordic Ski Team.

Come learn more about:

– How to train for optimal fitness in the month leading up to the Great Ski Race.

– Goal setting and mental preparation for your personal best, regardless of your ability level.

– Technique tips to help all skiers including first time Great Ski Race participants.

– How to taper your training leading up to the race.

– Tips for having fast skis on race day.

Tahoe Center for Health and Sports Performance (TCHSP), 10710 Donner Pass Road, 587-3769, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The sports speaker series is a free seminar the first Wednesday of each month.

“Flow ”

for the love of water”

Presented by Slow Food Lake Tahoe

On Friday, Feb. 13, Slow Food Lake Tahoe is hosting a local premier of the movie FLOW – For the Love of Water, a documentary by Irena Salina. The event will be held in Truckee at For Goodness Sake at 6 p.m. This is a free event for all with only an RSVP required. Please e-mail Jennifer Bossin at

FLOW is Irena Salina’s award-winning documentary investigation into what experts label the most important political and environmental issue of the 21st Century: The World Water Crisis. Salina builds a case against the growing privatization of the world’s dwindling fresh water supply with an unflinching focus on politics, pollution, human rights and the emergence of a domineering world water cartel.

In addition, the evening will include a water bottle showcase from Tahoe Mountain Sports, followed by a discussion about local water implications of the water crisis lead by Incline Village General Improvement District.

For Goodness Sake, 10157 Donner Pass Road. Donations appreciated. 587-1690,

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