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Stretching for charity at Bikram Yoga Sierra in Truckee

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TRUCKEE and#8212; The Karma Class is a regular Bikram class Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m., Bikram Yoga Sierra, 11090 Trails End Road, Truckee. This 90-minute moving meditation in a mildly heated room exercises your body and your mind, leaving you feeling rested and re-energized. Admission by donation ($8 minimum) and every month the money donated to a different charity. Beginners are welcome for this hot yoga session. Just the right heat for safe stretching.

Happy Hearts Fund, this monthand#8217;s charity, is a nonprofit foundation dedicated to improving childrenand#8217;s lives through educational and sustainable programs in natural disaster areas. Globally, HHF is active in nine countries and has built/rebuilt 47 schools and kindergartens, with eight currently under construction. Since inception the program has benefited more than 31,000 children and 334,000 community members.

All HHF administrative expenses are underwritten by its board allowing 100 percent of all public donations to go directly toward building a future for children affected by natural disasters.

The Karma classes have been a huge success. With your help, they have raised more than $34,000 for charitable causes. Bikram thanks all who have attended.

Bikram Yoga Sierra, 11090 Trails End Road, Truckee, 530-582-4111, http://www.bikramyogasierra.com.

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