Tahoe Truckee Health & Wellness briefs
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For the third year, Glow is proud to offer all school staff discounted salon services in celebration of Teacher Appreciation week for the entire month of May. Massages with Jodi and Lou are available Monday-Saturday ($40 for 60 minutes; $70 for 90 minutes), and Allison is offering a 40 percent discount on all hair services (available Monday, Thursday and Friday). Parents can purchase gift certificates for their favorite teachers. Please mention this promotion when booking. Proof of employment does not need to be local, it does need to be current. For questions or appointments call 530-587-9985, or visit http://www.glowtruckee.com. Glow is located in Brickelltown at 10320 Donner Pass Road, Truckee.
Ponderosa Golf Course opens Friday, May 6. Open play on holes 4 through 9 only, due to snow on holes 1, 2 and 3. Play all the holes you want for only $10. Open daily from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Call 530-587-3501 for more info.
For the love of skiing and snowboarding, Donner Ski Ranch will be open Saturdays and Sundays until the snow is gone. Buy a season pass for special prices and use by the end of this season, and throughout the next season. Visit http://www.donnerskiranch.com for more information, or call 530-426-3635.
Girls on the Run still needs Running Buddies May 16-17 and June 5 for their 5K Run. Walk, jog, run, or skip with your girl as she completes a 5K! Running Buddies will experience the program first hand, feel a sense of accomplishment that you have made a difference in the life of a girl in our community, and have a ton of fun with your team of coaches and incredible girls. This is a perfect opportunity for women and men who can’t make the twice-weekly time commitment to be a coach. We meet after school in Truckee, Tahoe City, Kings Beach and Incline Village, Nev. locations. Serve as a role model and mentor for program participants. Can’t make it in May? Come out and volunteer for the 5K/10K Community Fun Run June 5 at Contact Dana Tanner at firstname.lastname@example.org or 530-587-2015.
Looking to get in shape for summer? The Truckee-Donner Recreation & Park District’s indoor track/fitness area is the perfect place to start. For a limited time, exercisers may purchase a six-month discount pass to the Track for the price of five months. Visit the Track at the Community Recreation Center or call 530-582-7720 for more info.
Join Ann Sura, naturopathic doctor, for a safe and effective three-week experiential protocol in proper cleansing and detoxification. Discover a new relationship with food, minimize chronic symptoms, eliminate food cravings, eliminate food allergies, learn about key dietary supplements, and move beyond dysfunctional patterns of eating. Course fee is $220 for one person or $195 per person if you pair up with a friend/spouse/partner. Fee includes doctor and nutritionist monitoring, supplements, complete step-by-step, day-by-day program manual that includes food shopping lists, cleansing recipes, and daily activity protocols. Four-week course dates: Wednesdays May 4, 11, 18, 25, 6-7:30 p.m. at NaturaMed Natural Family Medicine, 8130 N. Lake Blvd., Kings Beach. Call 530-546-0400 to reserve your space.
Kirtan (keer-tahn) is a Sanskrit word meaning “to sing.” The primary musical feature of kirtan is the use of call (the leader sings a mantra) and response (the audience repeats the mantra). The intention of kirtan is consciousness-transformative, directing the singers to vanish into the song as drops merge into the ocean. For Goodness Sake, 10157 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, May 6, 7 p.m., call 530-550-8981.