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Tahoe Truckee health and wellness announcements

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TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. – Content 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.Ho’o Ponopono: Discover your divine nature Discover the Hawaiian method to align the conscious, sub-conscious and higher conscious mind, improve relationships, and manifest your heart’s desire with an introductory talk Feb. 15, 6:30-8:30 p.m. and workshop Feb. 16, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at For Goodness Sake in Truckee.When Capt. Cook landed in Kealakekua Bay, he did not notice the thousands of Hawaiians who lived together in harmony. Part of the reason Hawaiians were able to live peacefully in close quarters was their use of Ho’o Ponopono. This healing tool will be explained by Michael Goddard and practical application done in class.Goddard will present in-depth coverage of various styles of Ho’o Ponopono during his introductory talk on Friday. Used to raise the vibration in your relations with people, places and things, Ho’o Ponopono is used to clear the subconscious of negative programs, limiting beliefs and deeply rooted trauma. Goddard was tasked by his elders (kupuna) to share the cultural teachings. The evening will end with a meditation and Hawaiian chant.Saturday’s workshop, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., with a one-hour lunch break, starts with a chant and ‘Ha’ breathing. Learn about the “Aka” cord connection and the Hawaiian philosophy of Uhane, unihipili, and amakua (the conscious, unconscious and super conscious minds.) Practice and experience the Ho’o Ponopono session and apply it to your life. The workshop will close with a Hawaiian chant.No charge for this event at For Goodness Sake, 10157 Donner Pass Road, Truckee. Visit http://www.goodnesssake.org or email info@goodnesssake.org. Please call 530-550-8981 to register. Donations optional and gratefully accepted. FGS is a nonprofit, nondenominational outreach center providing a unique gathering place for the community.willPower& grace Community DayThe High Fives Foundation announced trainer and fitness expert Carrie Haines will bring her years of experience to the CR Johnson Healing Center in a group, community style event on Saturday, Feb. 16 at 9 a.m. Carrie’s class, called willPower & grace, is a workout that links the strength, power and desires of the mind with the demands and potential of the body. Anyone can participate for any size donation to the High Fives Foundation. Carrie’s class will be capped at 15 people. Scheduling will go through the CR Johnson Healing Center at steve@highfivesfoundation.com or 530-587-4453.To promote health and fitness in the Truckee-Tahoe Community the CR Johnson Healing Center has hosted weekly Saturday Community Days for more than six months. Along with promoting healthy living, the Community Days are in place to highlight area healers and fitness professionals, while offering discounted treatments/classes to the public with proceeds going to the High Fives Foundation – CR Johnson Healing Center, 10775 Pioneer Trail, Ste. 108, Truckee.Announcing a New Year’s ‘Rebelution’Now that the holiday “stuff your face” time has come and gone and 2013 is well underway, make a New Year’s “Rebelution” to ditch the extra belly fat and redefine yourself in 2013 with Rebel Fitness Academy’s six-week holiday bulge bootcamp. What to expect: Live session with Registered Dietitian Maria Martin; weekly teleconferences with Maria; unlimited email support with Maria; full six-week supply of RD shakes, teas, detox, etc.; twice weekly training at Rebel Fitness Academy; one-on-one FMS injury risk movement evaluation; one-on-one nine-point body composition evaluation; take-home exercises; weekly weigh-ins; morning or evening classes; and only 16 participants. The Rebelution will run Feb. 19-March 28, with 9 a.m. or 6 p.m. classes at Rebel Fitness Academy, 12277 Soaring Way, No. 103. Cost is $499. Call 530-550-7777 or email info@rebelfitnessacademy.NaturaMed B12 and Tap Out happy hourThursday, Feb. 21, 4-6 p.m. Why B12? Your body needs B12 to create energy and is not well absorbed from the diet or in capsule form. Everyone can benefit from a B12 shot – especially those who live a busy life, athletes, seniors, vegetarians, vegans, and people on prescription medication. After B12 injections many patients feel a natural (not jittery) boost in energy. B12 cost $20 (a savings of more than 50 percent for new patients). What’s a Tap Out and why should I get one with my B12 shot? A Tap Out is from a form of energy medicine called BodyTalk Access that helps your body put the B12 where it needs it most. It supports mental clarity, stress management, hydration, energy levels and costs $15. Appointments strongly suggested. Call 530-546-0400 for more information or visit http://www.naturamedtahoe.com.Try an add-on for $5 (B-complex, B6, folic acid). NaturaMed in Kings Beach will also host a Monthly Community Reiki Share on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 6-8 p.m.Dance in February, free trial classInnerRhythms Dance Centre invites you to dance in February. For all new dancers who sign up during February for studio classes in ballet, hip-hop, breakin’, modern, tap, jazz, or contemporary dance, the annual registration fee (a value of $25-$35) will be waived. InnerRhythms loves their Mini dancers. Minis dance for 28 days for $28 in “Mini’s” classes (ages 3-6). Check out class listings and availability at http://www.innerrhythms.org and call to reserve a free trial class. InnerRhythms Dance Centre is located at 12047 Donner Pass Road in Truckee’s Tri-Counties Bank Plaza. For more information email info@innerrhythms.org or call 530-550-8464.Climbing Wall open to the publicTruckee-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.Hike with CarmenCarmen, your real estate consultant, 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 Andesite Ridge Trail Head on Saturday, Feb. 16. From Truckee take the Boreal exit off Interstate 80, turn left and go under the overpass. Turn left again and head down the frontage road to the PCT trail head to park. Snowshoe on the snow-packed road among the frosty trees until you reach the trail. From there, it is a gradual climb to the top, displaying panoramic views of Castle Peak and the Summit. Remember the snowshoes.Visit http://www.CarmenCarr.com for the future hiking schedule and pictures. Call 530-550-5192.Ki Gong/Tai ChiTruckee 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.April 13-14 Wilderness First Aid Course Cost is $195 (non-TRTA members) and $175 (TRTA members). The Tahoe Rim Trail Association is hosting a two-day Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course taught by the Wilderness Medicine Institute of NOLS. This course will provide individuals with a foundation in important first aid concepts critical to responding effectively to emergencies in a remote backcountry environment.Taught by seasoned instructors in a two day format, this WFA course will finish in one weekend. Learning takes place both in the classroom and in outdoor settings regardless of weather conditions. Come prepared for wet, muddy, cold or hot environments.Prerequisites: No previous first aid training is required. You must be 16 years old to attend this course. Successful course completion earns you a WMI Wilderness First Aid. This certification is current for two years.Inquiries regarding Backcountry Skill Courses should be directed to Hayley at 775-298-0238 or programs @tahoerimtrail.org. Visit http://www.tahoerimtrail.org

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