Tahoe Truckee Health & Wellness announcements
Content is selected from e-mail submissions to Community Editor Amy Edgett at firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.Learn rock climbing at the recreation centerThe Community Recreation Center in Truckee is offering climbing classes for all ages. Learn the techniques in climbing and how to improve your mental and physical skills in a positive and fun environment. Two climbing walls are available – one 29-foot wall with four ropes, four auto belays and routes from 5.5-5.12, and a second 12-by-18 foot bouldering wall. Private lessons for ages 5 to adult, beginner classes, women’s classes, kids’ classes and birthday parties are available. Call 530-582-7720 for more info or visit http://www.tdrpd.com.Community Acupuncture Drop In ClinicAcupuncture Happy Hour expanded! Learn about and enjoy the amazing health benefits of acupuncture at a super reduced rate. The cost of the drop in clinic is only $30 versus the normal rate of $75, Tuesdays, 5-8 p.m. with Carla McClure, L.Ac and Jessica Luehrs, L.Ac.; Wednesdays, 5-6:30 p.m. with Carla McClure, L.Ac and Brianna Brownfield; Fridays, 11a.m.-1 p.m. with Carla McClure, L.Ac. Located at Joyful Life Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine, 11890 Donner Pass Road at Northwoods, Truckee. Call 530-386-4851 or visit http://www.joyfullifeacupuncture.com for information.Invigorate, relax, avoidwinter colds with Tai Chi, Ki GongStudies show the regular practice of Tai Chi-Ki Gong strengthens the immune system (hugely important these days), lowers blood pressure and decreases stress and stress related illness. Go and see for yourself. The movements can be done sitting and require no conditioning.Join the class each Tuesday, 9 a.m. at the Community Recreation Center or Thursdays, 10 a.m. in the Truckee Donner Senior Apartments Community Dining Room, 10040 Estates Drive, Truckee. Call Rolf at 530-587-2557 for more info. Classes are ongoing and drop-in, check it out.Donate food, get adjustedHeadache, neck and back pain suffers. Donate a canned good or non-perishable food item for Project MANA at Dr. Kevin Davis’ office, 10049 Martis Valley Road, Truckee and receive a free chiropractic consult and exam during December and reduced adjustment fee. Portion of proceeds go to the humane society. Call for appointment at 530-414-4857.Holiday swim scheduleLooking for something to do with your kids this winter vacation? Need exercise but can’t get any because there is no snow? Go swimming! The Truckee Community Pool is open during the holiday, with hours in the morning, afternoon, and evening. Monday-Friday 6-9 a.m., lap swim; 1-3 p.m., combo swim; 6-8 p.m. lap swim. Saturday and Sunday, 7-10 a.m., lap swim; 2:30-5:30 p.m. for combo swim. Closed Christmas day, closed Christmas eve and New Years’ eve, 7-10 a.m. only. New Year’s day open 1-3 p.m. For just $3 for kids and $4 for adults ($5 non residents), you can use the pools equipment and toys. Call the pool hotline for the current schedule 530-582-7725, or visit http://www.tdrpd.comfor the monthly schedule.Make a difference, volunteer with Disabled SportsDisabled Sports USA Far West, located at Alpine Meadows Ski Resort is looking for volunteers to help teach people with disabilities to learn how to downhill ski and snowboard. Volunteers must be strong intermediate skiers (or above) and have a desire to share the mountain experience with participants. Mandatory training is provided. Lift tickets are provided on your volunteer day. Make this winter a season of change. Please visit http://www.disabledsports.net or call 530-581-4161 for more information. To apply, please visit http://www.myvolunteerpage.com, and create a profile for Disabled Sports USA Far West.InnerRhythms expands MiniRhythms classesJoin InnerRhythms Dance Studio for fun dance classes for 3 to 6-year-olds that include Hip Hop, ballet, tap, jazz and tumbling. MiniRhythms follows the “Leap n’ Learn” dance syllabus, a comprehensive early childhood dance syllabus designed with a child’s physical, emotional, and cognitive development in mind. Through storytelling and games children will learn about concepts such as spatial awareness, musicality and classroom etiquette, as well as basic dance steps and technique. These classes for both boys and girls are offered only at InnerRhythms.”Explorations” classes for 3-5 year-olds and “Serendipity” for 5-6 years are offered all week plus Saturday mornings.Hip Hop classes for ages 3-4 and ages 5-6 are offered on Fridays after school.The first class is always free, so go dance and play. Transportation is available from Discovery Preschool.For more information or to register for classes, please visit http://www.innerrhythms.org, come by our studio at 12047 Donner Pass Road, Ste. B7 in Truckee, or call 530-550-8464.