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Tahoe Truckee Health andamp; Wellness announcements

Get the facts to reduce your risk of heart disease. Free weekly lectures, Wednesdays, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Tahoe Forest Hospitals Pine Street Cafe. Talks run through the month of August. Here are upcoming topics: May 20, Mindful Better Eating Get to the Weight You Want; May 27, Stress Management; June 3, Strength Training Tips; June 10, The Latest in Heart Health with Tim Lombard, MD, Cardiologist. For more information and registration, call 582-3285. Brought to you by the Tahoe Forest Health System.

Swing on up to Sierra Hot Springs in Sierraville Saturday, May 23 at 2 p.m. for a dance lesson. Its just a quick step away. Mary Silva, whose training ranges from ballet, modern tap, hip-hop and jazz will be teaching a Swing Dance class. Cost is $30 per person. For information call (231) 590-3560.

Therese Johnson, Reiki Master/Teacher, will host a free educational seminar regarding the practice and benefits of Reiki, a form of touch therapy that originated in the Far East, Friday May 22 from 8 to 9:30 p.m. at Sierra Hot Springs, 521 Campbell Hot Springs Road. Sierraville. 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 sessions will also be available and a Reiki One Class will be offered on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more call (530) 305-8872, e-mail silvat@jps.net or call Sierra Hot Springs at (530) 994-3773. Visit http://www.sierrahotsprings.org.

The Tahoe Yoga andamp; Wellness Center is pleased to announce one of many upcoming events. The free Womens Divine Nurturance Evening andamp; emeesh Launch Party will be Saturday, May 23 from 7:30 to 10ish p.m., 10770 Donner Pass Road. Celebrate the launch of ee’meesh organics bodycare line with Lucia Comnes, performer, violinist and singer. Tribal Fusion Belly Dancing by Ciel, eemeesh products, raw chocolate, free hand massages and more. Brought together by women who are making an offering towards other women to inspire a deeper connection to ourselves, one another and the earth. Drawing will give away three ee’meesh gift packages, yoga and bellydance classes, and aromatherapy massage/body treatment sessions. For info visit tahoeyoga.com or call 550-8333.

Each night we drift off to sleep believing the trials of the day have ended. Little do we realize how we will awaken to a world that is upside down and topsy-turvy. When analyzing dreams, we discover clues about the pathway ahead where dreams often become prophetic, Kari Hohne writes in her book, The Minds Mirror: Dream Dictionary and Translation Guide. In another book, The Mythology of Sleep: The Waking Power of Dreams, Kari explores common themes of mythical settings and the dreamscape. She will be conducting a dream interpretation workshop at the Lake Tahoe Wellness Center, 695 Wolf Street, Kings Beach on Sunday, May 24 from 1 to 3 p.m. Participants will learn how to decipher the three cycles of any dream: conflict, creation and resolution. To reserve your seat, RSVP by May 23 at (530) 559-7016. Tuition: $25.

Free trainings on Source Water Protection (SWP) will cover resources and methods for promoting cooperative source water protection efforts between individuals, groups and agencies in the Tahoe Basin. Potential source water contaminants and threats to water quality will be discussed, along with local policy background and source water protection ordinances.Free workshop tailored for residents, homeowners and visitors, May 26 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free and open to the public, May 27, but especially for water and wastewater utilities, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. North Tahoe Conference Center, 8318 North Lake Blvd. Kings Beach.Please RSVP. Register online at http://www.rcac.org, phone (916) 447-9832 ext. 1029 or MWiseman@rcac.org

Flower of Life Workshop, The Teachings of the Merkaba, May 29 to 31, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Tahoe City at a private residence. Learn the powerful MER-KA-BA meditation, cultivate and experience unconditional love, integrate masculine and feminine energies, directly contact your higher self, increase your connection to God, see and experience the unity of all life. Spaces are limited. Call Phil Laing (530) 386-3983 to pre-register.

New The New Balance Girls on the Run 5K Fun Run welcomes the entire family, Sunday, June 7, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Truckee River View Sports Park. Race activities are open to male and female participants of all ages. Yes, the Girls on the Run 5K and Fun Run is open to men and boys. The event this year will attract more than 500 runners, volunteers, and supporters. Post-race celebration will continue with a festival for people of all ages and will include art projects for the kids, food, music, entertainment, and many more fun and exciting activities. For information and registration, visit http://www.girlsontherunsierras.org.

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