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Tahoe Truckee health and wellness announcements

Send your health itemContent is selected from e-mail submissions to Community Editor Amy Edgett at aedgett@sierrasun.com. Submissions are published in the print edition news space permitting. To enter an event online, visit http://www.sierrasun.com, locate the event calendar. Click on submit an event, follow instructions. Keep event description to 50 words.Itandamp;#8217;s a party and itandamp;#8217;s purple for RelayThe 3rd annual Purple Party will be held May 23 at Zanoandamp;#8217;s in Truckee. There will be pizza, pasta, and salads provided by Zanoandamp;#8217;s, music by the Deckheads, a raffle, and lots of fun. Join us in the festivities from 5:30-8:30 p.m. and donandamp;#8217;t forget to wear purple. Tickets are $15. All proceeds support the Truckee Tahoe Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society. For more information, contact Nancy Palmer at npalmer123@gmail.com.Toolbox for the Informed Eater presentationPresident of the Genesa Living Foundation Dr. Daniel Smith will talk about how to integrate the 12 Toolbox elements into our daily lives, May 26, 3-4 p.m. at Truckee High School, addressing andamp;#8220;Everyday Use of the andamp;#8216;Toolbox for the Informed Eaterandamp;#8217; at Home, at School, and in the Community.andamp;#8221;The free Toolbox System is a set of 12 online tools that will help you make healthier, more sustainable food choices for you and the people you love. The System is designed to help you, your family, and your community accomplish your shared goals of living healthier and happier lifestyles based on sound, fundamental principles of health, nutrition and local sustainable agriculture. Visit http://www.toolboxfortheinformedeater.org or http://www.genesaliving.com. Call 530-214-8840 or visit http://www.truckeechiro.com.Monthly Zumba Jam Sessions at InnerRhythms Join Nora, Marissa and Tanya the last Saturday of each month for Zumba Parties at InnerRhythms Dance Studios in Truckee. Space is limited, so sign up early for exhilarating 1.5 hour dance fitness classes with high energy, fun dance moves and exciting music you wonandamp;#8217;t soon forget! The Zumba program fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind fitness program. The goal is to make you want you to want to work out, to love working out, and to get hooked. Zumba Fanatics achieve long-term benefits while experiencing an absolute blast in 1.5 exciting hours of calorie-burning, body-energizing, awe-inspiring movements meant to engage and captivate you for life.Monthly jam sessions will be offered from 6:30-8 p.m. on the last Saturdays May 26 and June 30 at InnerRhythms Dance Studios, 12047 Donner Pass Road, Ste. B7, in Truckeeandamp;#8217;s Citizenandamp;#8217;s Bank Plaza. Tickets are $10 per session. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact nora@innerrhythms.org or call 530-550-8464.andamp;#8220;Teacherandamp;#8221; appreciation specials at GlowFor the fourth year, Glow is proud to offer all school staff discounted salon services in celebration of Teacher Appreciation andamp;#8220;weekandamp;#8221; for the entire month of May. Services are provided by Jodi Hubbell, Liz Carstens, Allison Mercado and Lou LaManna. Massages ($40 for 60 minutes, $70 for 90 minutes) and facials ($60 for 60 minutes) are available Monday-Saturday. Hair services (discounted 30 percent) are available Monday, Thursday and Friday. Parents and friends can purchase gift certificates for their favorite teachers. Please mention this promotion when booking your appointment, current proof of employment required. For questions or to book an appointment call 530-587-9985, visit http://www.glowtruckee.com or http://www.facebook.com/glowtruckee.Junior Golf Day at Old GreenwoodTruckee -Donner Recreation andamp; Park District is hosting a Junior Golf Day for ages 6-14 at Old Greenwood Golf Course located off Interstate 80 north of Truckee at 12915 Fairway Drive, Truckee, June 3, 2-5 p.m. Spend a day in the sun with other junior golfers and local pros from Old Greenwood and the THS Golf Coach, for instruction, games and activities related to golf. Beginners are welcome and you do not need clubs to attend. There will be a raffle for prizes and parents are welcome to attend the complimentary golf clinics. Fee is $10 and you can pay at the event of pre-register at the Community Center, located at 8924 Donner Pass Road, Truckee. Call 530-582-7720.Julie Youngandamp;#8217;s O2fitnessTruckee Womenandamp;#8217;s Cycling Training GroupVarious Truckee area meeting spots, June 6 through July 29. Eight-week comprehensive program with weekly group workouts supported by daily training plans. Twice weekly group workouts, Wednesdays 5:30-7 p.m. and Sundays 9 a.m. Minimum fitness requirement: must be able to ride 15 miles.Training program participants receive a daily science-based, systematic progressive training program based on heart rate zones written by Julie Young delivered via Training Peaks web-based coaching software; Wednesday coached workouts; Sunday un-coached group rideandamp;#8211; endurance/base training, route determined by the coach, terrain and volume consistent with training plan progression; 15 percent discount on Silver Sage Sports Performance services for the duration of the program; post- program participants eligible for 10 percent discount on individualized coaching and training plans. Cost is $225 by May 29, $255 after June 1.Julie Young is the head coach of O2fitness, director of Silver Sage Sports Performance Center, and a former 12-year U.S. National Cycling and World Championship Team member. Contact her at jyoung@o2fitness.net, 530-448-0498, http://www.o2fitness.net.Hey, kids, climb!The North American Ski Training Center announces its annual andamp;#8220;KidsClimb!andamp;#8221; rock-climbing camp, June 29 and ongoing dates throughout the summer. The camp in June is 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and costs $75. Price includes shoes, harness, helmet and T-shirt. Climbing enhances kidsandamp;#8217; ability to focus and set in-the-moment goals while building confidence. NASTC offers beginning through advanced climbing groups and privates all summer and fall on Donner Summit. Students ages 3-100 will build confidence and technique with their experienced and professional guides. NASTC has offered rock-climbing on Donner Summit for more than 18 years. For more information call NASTC 530-582-4772 or ski@skiNASTC.com.Anagnos on liver transplant listFloriston resident Tammy Anagnos is fighting for her life. In 1993, she was diagnosed with a life-threatening liver disease. Although she tried experimental treatments, her health continued to worsen and doctors now say a liver transplant is critical to her survival. Tammy is also battling a serious gastrointestinal disorder that can cause her to suddenly experience internal bleeding. She requires a monthly banding procedure to prevent the bleeding. Doctors are confident her transplant would remedy this disorder.The National Foundation for Transplants (NFT) is working with volunteers and supporters to help relieve Tammy Anagnosandamp;#8217; growing burden of expenses. NFT has assisted transplant patients with advocacy and fundraising support for 28 years. Your gift andamp;#8212; of $25, $50, $100 or more andamp;#8212; will enable NFT to provide Tammy with the financial support she desperately needs. You can help by visiting http://www.transplants.org to make a secure online donation. Click on Patients We Help and search for Tammy Anagnos. If you have any questions about NFT call 800-489-3863.Hello from the Lost Trail Lodge in TruckeeLost Trail Lodge will host a yoga retreat July 13-15. Cost is $360 and includes two nights shared accommodations at the Lost Trail Lodge, two yoga sessions daily, guided meditation, organic meals and baggage assistance for those who want to hike in to the lodge from the winter parking area.Space is limited to 14 guests, so folks should sign up early at 530-320-9268, info@losttraillodge.com. There is a 10 percent locals discount.Truckee womenandamp;#8217;s sober livingfacility accepting applicationsThe C.A.S.T.L.E (clean and sober transitional living environment) House, Truckee/Tahoeandamp;#8217;s only sober living facility for women, is now accepting applications for residents. Women ages 18 and over accepted, with no pets allowed. Candidates must have at least 30 days of sobriety and be willing to participate in outclient services at Community Recovery Resources. To schedule an appointment for an interview and receive an application, please call Community Recovery Resources, Supportive Housing Manager, Chris Frye at 530-273-9541, ext. 231.

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