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Tahoe Truckee Health & Wellness Announcements

Feb. 4, 6 p.m. by Jeff SchlossCo-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. Learn more about training for optimal fitness, goal setting and mental preparation, technique tips, tips for having fast skis on race day and more.The sports speaker series is a free seminar the first Wednesday of each month, held at Tahoe Center for Health and Sports Performance (TCHSP), at 10710 Donner Pass Road (587-3769), from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Come and join us at For Goodness Sake Friday, Feb. 6, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. for a fun and insightful evening focused on Valentines Day. This is an evening for couples. In listening to one another, couples will learn about what makes their partner feel truly loved and cared for. What are each others love codes? We will use the upcoming Valentines Day as a way to deeply show our loving connection with one another. Call FGS at 550-8981 to reserve a space for yourself and your partner and bring a food offering to share with the group. Space is extremely limited so dont wait.

Therese Johnson, Reiki Master/Teacher, will host a free educational seminar Friday, Feb. 6, from 8 to 9:30 p.m. at Sierra Hot Springs regarding the practice and benefits of Reiki, a form of touch therapy that originated in the Far East. She will discuss the healing benefits of this ancient technique, which involves placing the hands in various positions on the body to direct positive energy, or ki, into the areas where it is needed to heal. She will also conduct demonstrations. Individual and a Reiki One Class will be offered on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.For more information about this session, contact Therese Johnson at 305-8872 or e-mail her at silvat@jps.net. Sierra Hot Springs is located at 521 Campbell Hot Springs Road in Sierraville. Additional free Reiki information sessions will be held March 13, April 10 and May 8. Call Sierra Hot Springs at 994-3773.

Presented by Slow Food Lake TahoeOn 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 jbossin@gmail.com. Flow is Irena Salinas 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 worlds 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. Call 587-1690 or visit http://www.slowfoodlaketahoe.org.

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 http://www.CarmenCarr.com for the future hiking schedule as well as fun pictures. Contact her at 550-5192 or Carmen@CarmenCarr.com.

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