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Tahoe Truckee community health announcements

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. — Ideal Protein workshop

Naturamed Natural Family Medicine announces the Ideal Protein Weight Loss Workshop, Saturday, April 27 at 8130 North Lake Blvd. in Kings Beach.

They have helped hundred of clients achieve better heath and wellness through the medically derived Ideal Protein Protocol. Learn more about it with this free workshop. Visit Naturamedtahoe.com, call 530-546-0400 or email naturamedtahoe@gmail.com for information.

Prescription Drug Take-back Day

April 27, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Gateway Shopping Center in front of Safeway in Truckee, 11290 Donner Pass Road and North Tahoe Fire Protection District, Station #51, Tahoe City Fire Station, 222 Fairway Drive, Tahoe City.

Free Medication Take Back Day. Drop off unneeded or expired prescription and over-the-counter medications safely, effectively, and anonymously, at this event. For information email FWDD@ttcf.net, visit http://www.ttfwdd.com or call 530-546-1924.

I’m Here, I Matter and I Have a Voice

Practical tools for discovering, honoring and expressing your inner truth. Join these empowering workshops starting May 1, first and third Wednesdays, 6-7:30 p.m. in “The Living Room” downstairs at Church of the Mountains, 10069 Church St., Truckee. Presented in Spanish and English with live music and light refreshments. Learn how you can create a happier life — from the inside out. Cost is $5 suggested donation. Contact Reyna Lopez at 530-386-2148 Español or Colleen Jackson at 530-308-5053 for English. Workshops From the Inside Out are facilitated by “Change from the Inside Out Coach” Colleen Akiko Jackson.

Youth Suicide Prevention Task Force meeting

Join the first meeting of the Youth Suicide Prevention Task Force on Thursday, May 16, noon-1:30 p.m. at the Tahoe Truckee Unified School District Office. Review what’s been done to date around youth suicide prevention and brainstorm ways of increasing impact and reach. Representation from key constituencies, including parents, interested community members and agencies encouraged. RSVP to coordinator@communitycollaborative.org. The Tahoe Truckee Youth Suicide Prevention Task Force is a collaborative effort between Tahoe Truckee Unified School District, Nevada and Placer County, Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation, the Community Collaborative of Tahoe Truckee and Young Life.

Revolution Athletics to host free self-defense classes

April is sexual assault awareness month and Truckee’s Revolution Athletics Training Center is partnering with Tahoe SAFE Alliance to offer free self-defense classes. These free one-hour classes will promote personal safety, increase individual confidence, create awareness of one’s surroundings. On Friday, April 26, 5:30-6:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 27, 10:30-11:30 a.m., females ages 13 and older are encouraged to take part in these active and informative workshops. The workshops are free, but donations will be accepted on behalf of Tahoe SAFE Alliance. Reservations are required. Located in Truckee at 11357 C. Deerfield Drive behind Bill’s Rotisserie. To RSVP or for more information, hours, and class schedules visit http://ratctruckee.com/ or call 530-448-5346.

Pilates at the CR Johnson Healing Center

Pilates instructor since 1999, Tina Cook is working with clients full time at the CR Johnson Healing Center on the new Balanced Body Pilates equipment. Tina will be available for privates, semi-privates and a variety of group classes, with a Monday and Wednesday group mat Pilates class, 9:30-10:30 a.m. All Tina’s classes are open to the general public and a portion of the proceeds from each client will go to the High Fives Foundation – CR Johnson Healing. Visit http://www.tinapilates.com, email tinapilates@gmail.com, or call 530-448-0052 for scheduling.

CR Johnson Healing Center is located at 10775 Pioneer Trail, Ste. 108, Truckee, 530-587-4453.

Wanderlust to return

North Lake Tahoe announced the Wanderlust Festival, the world’s largest and fastest growing yoga and music festival, will return for a fifth year to Squaw Valley Thursday, July 18 through Sunday, July 21.

In addition to yoga and live music, attendees will enjoy organic food and wine, an inspirational speaker program, meditation and outdoor activities, such as paddle boarding, hiking, biking, and running. The yogis teaching and speaking are considered rock stars of the discipline and include Seane Corn, Shiva Rea, Dharma Mittra, Rod Stryker, Gurumkh Kaur Khalsa, Schuyler Grant and more.

The music lineup is equally impressive with Moby, Gramatik, Caravan Palace, Random Rab, Quixotic, Hannah Thiem, East Forest, MC Yogi, DJ Drez and Fabian Alsultany.

For more information, a complete lineup of events, photos and videos, and event tickets visit http://squaw.wanderlustfestival.com.

For special Wanderlust Festival lodging packages, head to the North Lake Tahoe Visitors Bureaus’ website at http://www.GoTahoeNorth.com, and click on the Cool Deals tab, which is updated daily with deals and savings.

Seeking gymnastic coaches

Truckee Gymnastics is currently seeking contract coaches for gymnastics and parent-child classes at their Deerfield Drive, Truckee location.

For gymnastics, parent-child classes, summer camps, birthday parties and more, Truckee Gymnastics Coaches are talented, respected and enthusiastic. Truckee Gymnastics is always seeking exceptional coaches for gymnastics and parent child classes to enhance the gymnastics experience. the ideal candidate is: Energetic and loves teaching gymnastics and early movement classes; fun, motivating and positive in coaching style; dedicated, enthusiastic and dependable; knowledge of gymnastics technique and safety; positive and professional to both the participants and parents.

Contact Truckee Gymnastics at 530-587-7404 or Howard at howard@truckeegymnastics.com.

American for Safe Access meet

Americans for Safe Access (ASA) announces the expansion of the Nevada County chapter of the national organization into the Truckee area. The meetings will be held on the second Saturday of the month in the Truckee-Donner Community Recreation Center Conference Room.

ASA is the largest national member-based organization of patients, medical professionals, scientists, and concerned citizens who support cannabis for therapeutic use and scientific research. The organization works on the local, state, and federal levels to promote laws that protect patients rights. ASA membership provides access to resources designed for budding activists. Founded in 2002 by Steph Sherer, Americans for Safe Access strives to overcome political and legal barriers to medical cannabis by using a multifaceted approach that incorporates public education, grassroots activism, and media campaigns. For more information, visit http://www.asa-nc.com.

Climbing Wall open to the public

Truckee-Donner Recreation & Park District has opened their indoor climbing walls for public use on Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays, 5:30-8 p.m. Try your skills on their 29-foot wall, equipped with automatic belays, routes from 5.5 to 5.12 and a separate bouldering wall. Problems VB-V6. Drop in fees are $6 with shoe rentals for $3 and harnesses for $2.

Ki Gong/Tai Chi

Truckee Donner Senior Apartments Dining Room, Estates Drive, Truckee, Thursdays, 10 a.m. Open to all. Gentle movements with coordinated deep breathing. Enhance health, immune system, balance and aliveness. Anyone can benefit no matter what their condition or situation. Email rgodon@pacbell.net or call Rolf Godon at 530-587-2557. Pilates Group Reformer class

Tahoe Center for Health and Sports Performance, 10710 Donner Pass Road, Truckee. Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at 9 a.m. Pilates will transform the way your body looks, feels and performs. Teach your body and mind to build symmetry and coordination creating a balanced, evenly conditioned body. Pilates is an education in body awareness counteracting common postural problems due to sitting at a desk, certain sport activities, and stress. Pilates is great for sports performance, general fitness conditioning and recovery from injury or illness.

Pre-registration is required. Visit tfhd.com for info.

Jazzercise new student special

Two weeks free for full-time, local residents. Jazzercise is a fun and challenging 60-minute total body workout that combines aerobics, strength training and stretching. Move to hot, current music — all ages are welcome.

Get great results at our friendly classes at the beautiful lakefront North Tahoe Event Center in Kings Beach. Monday through Saturday, 8:45 a.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30 p.m.

For more information call Ginny at 530-546-7745 or 530-320-4556.

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