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Tahoe Truckee Health & Wellness announcements

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The Tahoe City Downtown Association and Foothill Farmers Market Association present another summer of California certified farm-fresh fruits, vegetables and more during the Thursday Farmers Market in Downtown Tahoe City at Commons Beach. Please note the new market hours, 8 a.m.-noon, and the designated public parking areas throughout Tahoe City. When attending the Thursday market the Tahoe City Downtown Association asks everyone to respect the limited parking in front of local businesses, adjacent to Commons Beach.

All talks will be held at The Tahoe Center for Health and Sports Performance is located at 10710 Donner Pass Road, Truckee.July 12, noon, Look Good Feel BetterJuly 19, noon, Eat to Beat CancerJuly 20, massage openings availableFor more information please Michelle Larson, PT, 582-7415 or mlarson@tfhd.com.

Takes place Saturday, July 9, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Mark Twain Cultural Center. Cost is $35. Jennifer Andrews, M.Ed., clinical Ayurvedic specialist, advanced Sivananda yoga instructor and owner of Ambika’s Ayurveda in Chico, Calif., will present on the topic of Ayurveda, the science of self healing. Ayurveda is considered the oldest medicine know to mankind; it is often called the mother of all medicines. The science of Ayurveda comes from the Vedas, ancient texts from India more than 5,000 years old and applicable to life as we live now. Ayurveda’s concepts are closely linked to the rhythms of nature and are complimentary to the practice of Yoga. At this workshop, you will learn Ayurveda basics and how they apply to your life, about your unique Ayurvedic body constitution, about minor symptoms of each constitution that show the beginning of imbalance and learn how to bring back to balance and Dhinacharya (daily routines) of how to maximize and increase health.Visit http://www.ayurvedarejuvenation.com – there is a constitution quiz that can be answered and printed for class. Please fill the analysis out before the workshop. Private consultations also available at $195. Call to schedule the workshop or private consultation at 775-831-2820 or 530-518-3368. Ask for Rebecca or Jennifer.

Angelika is an internationally traveling performer, composer and recording artist, who dedicates her life to uplift, inspire and heal through the gift of her angelic voice and music. Hear her Saturday, July 9, 7 p.m. at the Mark Twain Cultural Center, Incline Village, Nev.Her music is soothing, inspiring and heart-opening with a quality of stillness and peace as it invokes the Grace of the Divine.Angelika sings ancient chants/prayers, mantras for healing, Bhajans for singing along and her own songs in English accompanied by a 50-string Tamboura/Monochord and 12-string guitar and shares the Oneness Blessing through her music.Sri Bhagavan and Sri Amma, Sri Karunamayi, Ammachi, Mother Mira, Shree Maa, Swami Satyananda, Ron Roth and other great beings gave special darshan over the years for this music to conduct powerful blessings. Tickets adults $24.99; seniors $19.99; students $9.99 at http://www.marktwainculturalcenter.org or 775-831-2820.

Licensed acupuncturists Tyler Lapkin and Lauren Corda will begin a bi-monthly community acupuncture clinic in Tahoe City. Community acupuncture, by definition, makes acupuncture more accessible by increasing treatment frequency while reducing costs. It follows the Asian clinic model where multiple patients sit together in a room while receiving acupuncture treatment. The idea is to reduce costs while at the same time providing quality health care in a congenial and supportive environment.The clinic will operate on a first come, first serve basis with a sliding- scale fee structure ($20-$40 per treatment) at Tyler Lapkin Acupuncture, 925 N. Lake Blvd., Ste. 207-B, 5-7 p.m., first and third Thursdays of each month, beginning July 7. Drop in and get poked.For more information you can contact Tyler at 530-414-0394 or Lauren at 530-412-1032.

Evening of Golf, Wine & Cheese benefits the Boys & Girls Club North Lake Tahoe (BGCNLT), $45 per person, $180 per foursome, July 12, 4:30 p.m. check-in, 5 p.m. Shotgun start at historic Old Brockway Golf Course, North Lake Boulevard and Highway 267. Lots of prizes. Every hole will offer a different challenge, golf skills not needed. Not a golfer? Enjoy beach volley ball across the street, or food and music on the Blue Onion Caf deck.Call 530-546-9909 or BGCNLT 530-546-4324 or e-mail EveningOfGolf@gmail.com. Wine and cheese is sponsored by Safeway. Hole-in-One Mini Cooper lease from Bill Pearce of Reno and Weber 3 burner grill from Mountain Hardware & Sports in Truckee, Blue Onion Caf Taco Tuesday specials with music on the deck provided by Uncle Funkle. Golf club (Nike) and carts rentals available.

Give blood. Save a life. BloodSource. Michelle can learn to scuba dive thanks to BloodSource blood donors. Yes, you do save lives. Truckee Community Blood Drive Thursday, July 14, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Veterans’ Hall, 10214 High St., Truckee. Sponsored by Truckee Rotary. For more information please contact Wes Beyer at 530-587-0902. Visit http://www.bloodsource.org or 866-822-5663, or follow on Facebook and Twitter. Nonprofit since 1948.

Please join the seventh annual Tahoe Forest Hospice Day of Remembrance Sunday, July 17, 2011, 2:30-4 p.m., Tahoe Forest Hospice Memorial Garden (corner of Tahoe and Lake Avenues, Truckee). Be a part of this special event and gather to remember and honor those hospice patients and community members of the North Tahoe/Truckee/Sierra Valley area who have passed within the last 18 months.The program will feature inspirational music, devotional thought and a remembrance ritual. Those who choose are invited to say a few words in tribute. There will be an area to display photographs of loved ones and special mementos.At the conclusion of the service refreshments will be served and there will be time for informal visiting.Please RSVP at the Hospice office if you plan to attend at 530-582-3534.

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