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Truckee Tahoe Health Briefs

Drugs, Plastics and Your Brain

Jan. 29, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Arthur Seelig completed his master’s degree in neuroscience at the University of Massachusetts. His work there focused on the effects of light on mood-altering chemicals in the brain. Following this he worked as a researcher at Harvard Medical School. Since then his interests have shifted to work on the formation of sex-differences in the brain. In September 2008 Arthur joined the Tahoe Environmental Research Center’s (TERC) education and outreach team as an AmeriCorp volunteer. Among other things he is helping to manage the Youth Science Institute, an afterschool program for high school students interested in science careers. Lecture begins promptly at 6 p.m. Cost: $5 donation requested. No-Host Bar.

Location: Tahoe Center for Environmental Sciences, Assembly Rooms 139 and 141, 291 Country Club Drive, Incline Village, Nev., campus of Sierra Nevada College.

Truckee Pilates begins 2009 with new classes

Thursdays and Fridays 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. and 4 to 5:15 p.m.

Kelly Creps is our instructor. He comes from San Francisco weekly for the two days and returns to teach and practice at IRI in San Francisco. Check out the school by visiting http://www.iritaichi.org. Kelly has been studying Tai Chi for more than 18 years. He has a gentle yet committed style of teaching. He is patient with students and shares a little humor in class which keeps it fun and light as well as a powerful strengthening, healing process.

Come and observe or drop in for a class to see if it is for you. No charge to observe. Truckee Pilates, 11890 Donner Pass Road, Suite 3. Call 584-1717 or visit truckeepilates.com.


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