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Health & Wellness in Truckee Tahoe

Join a one day workshop with Dr. Rocco Errico, renowned Bible scholar and expert in the Aramaic language Saturday, March 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Mysteries of Creation: The Genesis Story is based on Dr. Erricos own translation of the Genesis creation narrative directly from the ancient Aramaic Peshitta text. Broaden your understanding of and become familiar with the roots of your past. Learn how the biblical creation narrative defines who and what we are, our social status and our unique role within the cosmos. The Mysteries of Eden: What Really Happened in Eden addresses many questions. For thousands of years the narrative of the Garden of Eden has brought much sorrow, guilt, and misunderstanding concerning humankind’s early beginnings. Does Eden really exist? What happened between the Edenic couple that brought death into the world?Dr. Errico presents a clear, simple rendering of the Adam and Eve story from the Aramaic/Hebrew languages that unlock the Edens mysteries and reveals the narratives practical meaning and application for us in this age.Location: For Goodness Sake, 10157 Donner Pass Road, Downtown Truckee. Please call for reservations as space will be limited at 550-8981.

Want to learn to protect yourself in dangerous situations? Want to feel safe and strong walking around campus and town? Looking to improve your awareness, assertiveness and self-defense skills? Tahoe Womens Services and the Charles Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy of Truckee/Tahoe are offering a Personal Safety Seminar Saturday, March 28, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Truckee, Charles Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy of Truckee/Tahoe.Call Trisha, TWS Prevention Manager for details at 587-2787.

Curves, Truckee, celebrates the success of Valerie Forsyth, winner of the winter Biggest Loser Curves contest. Twenty-two women participated in this event that began Jan. 15 and ended with weigh-in and measurement on March 14. Valerie lost ore than 14 percent of her original weight, 25 inches and more than 19 body fat pounds to take all three prize categories and win the entire $550 pot.Valerie says she feels fantastic and thanks Katherine Randall (Curves owner) and Curves for motivating her. Christine White, Denise Slominski and Carol Tomasic were all finalists and provided Valerie with stiff competition. All the women who participated reported greater motivation and having lots of fun. The next contest will run May 15 to July 15 at Curves, Truckee. For a great workout and lots of fun, drop by Curves at 10054 Pine Ave. or call 587-5900.

Are you living your passions? From the best-selling book of the same name, the Passion Test is simple to take, fun to do and profoundly effective. You will get clarity to align your life to your top five passions. This workshop will be offered twice by certified Passion Test Facilitator Cathy Norris. The first will be on March 28, 4 to 7 p.m. in Tahoe City at Bodywise Massage, 850 N. Lake Blvd., Suite #4 (above New Moon Natural Foods). The second will be on April 1, 6 to 9 p.m. in Kings Beach at Sierra Bliss Skin Care, 8401 North Lake Blvd. (above Brook Avenue Grill). The cost is $50. Please call (775) 232-3394 for more information and to RSVP.

The Tahoe Rim Trail Association (TRTA), in partnership with the American Red Cross, will be offering a CPR/First Aid certification course Saturday, March 28. The course will begin at 9 a.m. in the D.W.R. nonprofit building, Incline Village. The course is open to the public. Additionally, the TRTA would like to recruit volunteers and CPR/First Aid certification is required for all guides, hike and crew leaders and ambassadors.The cost is $45 which includes instruction, a one year certification and educational materials. Contact Katy Washington at (775) 298-0238 or e-mail Call (775) 298-0012 or visit for more.

Couples massage now offered at Sierra College. Learn a few easy but effective massage techniques in a fun, hands-on class, suitable for a variety of couples. Both partners will give and receive massage. Class lecture is minimum and emphasis on techniques and communication will allow you to use your new skills immediately. No disrobing is necessary; dress comfortably in loose-fitting clothing, bring two pillows and a mat or towel. Must register with a partner. Materials: $5 at class. Sharon Gaston is Nationally Certified in Therapeutic Massage. Register online at Click on courses, then click on Truckee classes under work. Sign up in person at the Sierra Tahoe-Truckee campus, 10725 Pioneer Trail. Please call first at 550-2225.

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