Truckee Tahoe Health and Wellness announcements |

Truckee Tahoe Health and Wellness announcements

The 2010 Relay for Life Kickoff party happens Thursday, March 4, 6-8 p.m. at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Non-Profit Center. It is a birthday party with cake, ice cream from Susie Scoops, balloons and hats. Teams are encouraged to sign up at the kickoff. Visit or contact RFL Event Chair Christiana De La Casas at (530) 386-5974 or Team Development Chair Melissa Reed at (775) 338-6569.

Project MANA is offering a free laughter yoga event at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 4, at the Donald W. Reynolds Community Non-Profit Center to kick off Health and Nutrition Month. Information about winter exercise ideas, healthy eating tips and nutritious snack recipes will be available. Wear loose, comfortable workout clothes. For information call Julia at (775) 298-0102.

InnerRhythms Dance Theatre is thrilled to announce the re-location of their studio to the Citizen’s Bank Plaza (formerly the Factory Outlets Center), 12047 Donner Pass Road, Monday, March to the old IZOD space. The move will provide two studios, a large dressing area, storage space and the capability of opening the entire space for small in-house master classes, workshops and performances. Classes are offered for all ages and levels of abilities in ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop/breaking and MiniRhythms for mini-dancers. Stop by and see the newly-remodeled studio conveniently located within walking distance of several Truckee schools. InnerRhythms uses the power of dance and music to cultivate life skills in youth and create an everlasting passion for the arts. For more information, visit or call 584-8464.

Every Thursday in March, the Northern Nevada Chapter of the American Red Cross will offer its Basic Aid Training Course for youth ages 8 to 10 at 3 p.m. at the Incline Village Recreation Center. The first class begins Thursday, March 4. This course teaches basic skills and knowledge necessary for children to identify and prevent harmful situations, be able to treat common injuries and respond in emergency situations. Cost is $20 for all four sessions. The class limit is 15 students and is based upon a first-come first-serve basis, with advance registration required at (775) 298-0131.

Please join an inspirational personal enrichment retreat for women, Pathways to Conscious Healing on Saturday, March 6, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Facilitators Gabrielli LaChiara and Lori Friedman of Creative Paradigms from Amherst, Mass. will present an all-day workshop focusing on emotional blocks that hold us back from our true potential. Using a combination of methods from Byron Katie, the Nurtured Heart Approach and primal brain re-patterning, LaChiara and Friedman will transform participants with a day of visualization techniques, journaling, and creative experiences with nature. A fantastic hand-prepared lunch will be included. Space is limited and#8212; please register right away. Visit

Holistic Health for Pets with Dr.Wendy Robinson at Scraps, 10344 Donner Pass Road, Brickelltown, Truckee. Keep your pet healthy the natural way! Holistic pet care focuses on resolving the cause of the problem, not just alleviating symptoms. A look into homeopathic health care and how your pet may benefit. March 7, 4 p.m., 582-5044.

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By Bible Scholar, Dr. Rocco Errico, Saturday, March 20. Four-hour seminar from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with an hour lunch break. More than 40 percent of the Bible is based on Near Eastern Mysticism and#8212; that is, insight into the hidden world around us. A mystical experience is the souland#8217;s capacity to perceive more than the physical eyes can see. Dr. Errico reveals the secrets of the ancient, Semitic seers: Samuel, Elijah, Elisha, and other Hebrew prophets. The books of First and Second Samuel and First and Second Kings takes on new meaning after understanding the Near Eastern approach to God and the invisible, spiritual faculties of oneand#8217;s own heart and mind. Visit or call 550-8981 to register.