Tahoe Truckee Health and Wellness announcements
Slow Food is good foodLearn more about Slow Food Lake Tahoe’s at their orientation Jan. 13 at 4 p.m., Dragonfly restaurant in Truckee. Held the second Wednesday of every month, they are led by Billy McCullough, Dragonfly owner and chef and SFLT founding member, who will give a brief explanation of what Slow Food USA and Slow Food Lake Tahoe are all about. No-host bar and guests are welcome to stay after for questions and socializing. Contact SFLT chapter leader Susan Diane at 582-7498 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit http://www.slowfoodlaketahoe.org. Radical forgiveness workshopJoin Women Empowering Women and Dinny Evans, Certified Radical Forgiveness and Radical Manifestation Coach, for an afternoon of exploring the technology of Radical Forgiveness, Jan. 15 at noon. You will learn what Radical Forgiveness is vs. Traditional Forgiveness and how to incorporate the andamp;#8220;toolsandamp;#8221; into your life for relief of conflict, resentment, and the feelings of helplessness. Get started on the road to regaining your personal empowerment. Cost $35. Contact Evans at (530) 414-1420. For Goodness Sake, 10157 Donner Pass Road, Downtown Truckee.Community Wellness returnsStaying healthy is more important than ever in this unforgiving economy. Community Wellness Outreach provides a means for locals to get the healthcare they need, but cannot afford. Polucha Chiropractic and Tyler Bruno Acupuncture will host a Community Wellness Outreach on Saturday, Jan. 16 from noon-4 p.m. Introductory chiropractic and acupuncture treatments will be offered at $25 a session. Call for chiropractic 582-1228, or acupuncture 563-6060. Cash, check and credit card accepted, no insurance. Donner Lake, 13450 Donner Pass Road, Suite A, Truckee, red awning that says Lakeside.Full Circle helps keep resolutionsFull Circle Movement, Truckee’s exercise studio featuring Gyrotonic, Gyrokinesis, Pilates and massage, wants to help you keep your healthy New Year’s resolutions by starting you on a beneficial routine. Classes are perfect for those suffering from chronic pain or injury, as well as creating a healthy body. Full Circle is offering a special New Year’s Resolution package for 20 percent off three sessions, Wednesdays at 5 p.m. and Fridays at 9:30 a.m. Call 587-3232 or Fullcirclemovement@gmail.com. Full Circle Movement, The Rock, 11253 Brockway Road, Truckee, http://www.fullcirclemovement.com.Women Who Run with the WolvesWithin every woman there is a wild and natural creature, a powerful force, filled with good instincts, passionate creativity and ageless knowing according to Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Ph.D., Jungian analyst, cantadora storyteller, and author of andamp;#8220;Women Who Run with the Wolves.andamp;#8221; Sandy Wiederkehr will be will be holding a 16-week workshop series based on the book, beginning Jan. 21, no charge. Women, join For Goodness Sake for an inner adventure, 10157 Donner Pass Road, Downtown Truckee, (530) 550-8981, http://www.goodnesssake.org.Stress buster specialStressed from the holidays? Short on time or cash? Get into Glow for their Stress Buster Special. Book a 30-minute massage and they’ll treat you to an additional 15 minutes free of charge. Mention this offer when calling 587-9985 to book your appointment now through Jan. 30. Glow for fine care for hair, body and skin is located at 10320 Donner Pass Road, above Tippy Canoe. Visit glowtruckee.com.Senior Medicare PatrolPlease join Incline Village Parks andamp; Recreation Senior Programs for an informative and educational presentation given by the Senior Medicare Patrol and the Bureau of Consumer Protection of the Office of the Nevada Attorney General Jan. 26, 3 p.m., D.W. Reynolds Non-Profit Center, 948 Incline Way, Incline Village. This class will educate seniors, caretakers and community members on how to detect and report healthcare fraud in Medicare and Medicaid and a brief presentation on basic consumer fraud. Open and free to the public. Call Incline Village Parks andamp; Recreation Senior Programs at (775) 832-1310.Amber AlertToday, Jan. 13, is National AMBER Alert Awareness Day. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, when a child goes missing, the first three hours are the most critical for the child’s safe return. Unfortunately, it can take up to two hours to obtain information to issue an AMBER Alert from a hysterical parent. AmberAlert.com, a privately held company providing Law Enforcement Alerting Portal (LEAP) technology to every State AMBER Program at no cost, is dedicated to providing proactive solutions to law enforcement and families in their efforts with a comprehensive device that stores child identification data to aid in missing children cases. My Child ID is a proactive tool for parents, law enforcement and emergency responders and is now available more than a dozen local California Safeway. Visit http://www.amberalert.com.