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Tahoe Truckee Health & Wellness briefs

Send your health itemContent is selected from e-mail submissions to Community Editor Amy Edgett at aedgett@sierrasun.com. 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.Free Jazzercise for youCome and try Jazzercise for two weeks free, for new students who are full-time residents.Jazzercise combines aerobics, strength training with weights and tubes, and stretching for a fun, total body workout. Easy-to-follow, with current hot music. Classes are held at the North Tahoe Event Center in Kings Beach. Monday through Saturday, 8:45 a.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30 p.m. For more information call Ginny at 530-546-7745.Power boat safety escorts are neededThe Tahoe Fall Classic Paddleboard Race is the longest (22 miles) inland paddleboard race in the world, on Sept. 16, 2012. The race starts at Camp Richardson Marina, South Lake Tahoe and finishes in Kings Beach, North Lake Tahoe. Volunteers please contact Phil Segal at Phil@tahoepaddle.com or 530-386-1676.Farmers Market back at Commons BeachThe Foothill Farmers Market has been back for another great summer in Tahoe City. Be sure to catch this awesome weekly market while it’s still in town! The market will move back to its location at Commons Beach. Please be considerate of local businesses and park in designated parking spots only. Go by Commons Beach Thursday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. You are sureto find a great selection of fresh food, flowers and handmade gifts. Prayer and paintingFor non-artists and artists alike, join the meditative prayer and gratitude painting every Thursday, 7-9 p.m. ( summer schedule) at the Arts in Wellness studio, 10153 W. River Road in Truckee. To sign up email susiepaintbrush@hotmail.com and visit http://www.artsinwellness.org for a monthly schedule of painting and drawing sessions, or call 530-414-6210.Karin Sable, LMFT, now offeringcounseling services on the North shoreKarin Sable is pleased to announce the opening of a new private practice counseling office on Tahoe’s North Shore serving Tahoe City, Kings Beach as well as Truckee and Incline Village, Nev. and all locations near and in between. She is a licensed marriage and family therapist and has experience working with people who struggle with depression, anxiety, anger, grief and loss, relationship challenges, bipolar disorder, thought disorders, as well as stress management issues, life transitions, and a variety of other issues. Sable works with adults, couples, and children, with a particular interest and specialized training in treating symptoms associated with trauma, both acute and chronic. She works with child abuse victims, adult survivors of child abuse and many others who survived trauma associated with combat, sexual violence, domestic violence, car accidents, troubling medical diagnoses, death of a loved one, childhood chaos and many other sources of trauma. For more information visit http://www.karinsable.com or call 530-581-0339.Great Basin farmers marketThe freshest food is always grown closest to home, and it’s harvest time in Nevada! Great Basin Brewing Company, 846 Victorian Ave., in Sparks, Nev. will host the Great Basin Local Nevada Farmers Market – featuring Nevada farmers – every Thursday in September, 4:30-7:30 p.m., beginning Sept. 6.The public is invited to celebrate Nevada’s peak harvest season and enjoy the bounty of fresh produce from local family farms. The brewery will keep the celebration thriving into the evening with free live music on its outdoor stage, handcrafted local brews, and signature dishes using fresh, local ingredients.As an avid supporter of Nevada agriculture, Great Basin Brewing Company is proud to team with NevadaGrown and welcome Nevada farmers to downtown Sparks. Hike with CarmenCarmen Carr shares her passion with the community by providing monthly, guided hikes and snowshoe trips of our beautiful backyard and its endless trail systems. Meet at 9 a.m. at the Martis Peak trailhead on Saturday, Sept. 22. Take Highway 267 south from Truckee. Turn left 1/2 mile south of Brockway Summit at a convenient turn out. This is where you will park and meet. The hike is a steady snowshoe on a well snow packed trail with rewarding panoramic views. Approximately five miles round trip. Visit http://www.CarmenCarr.com for the future hiking schedule as well as fun pictures. Call 530-550-5192 or email Carmen@CarmenCarr.com. Celiac disease and gluten free living support groupLed by Betsy Taylor, registered dietitian. Are you or is someone you love gluten intolerant? Learn about healthy ways to be gluten free, and how to navigate safely in your eating experiences! Share your gluten-free journey, and support others who are new to this lifelong eating commitment. It can be a challenge to stay gluten-free, but there are many effective and enjoyable ways to overcome these obstacles. This group meets once a month at 5:15 p.m., beginning Monday, Sept. 24. This support group is offered as a community service and is free of charge. Meetings take place at the Tahoe Center for Health & Sports Performance, 10710 Donner Pass Road, Truckee.For more information call 530-587-3769, email tchsp@tfhd.com or visit http://www.tfhd.com.Weekly Al-Anon meetings in TruckeeAre you concerned about someone’s drinking? Get help. Weekly Al-Anon meetings in Truckee are held Monday, 7-8 p.m., Church of the Mountains, 10069 Church St., Truckee and Wednesday, 6:30-7:30 p.m., 10157 Donner Pass Road, Truckee. Your anonymity is protected at all times. For other meetings in area call 775-348-7103 (English) or 775-384-4485 (Espanol) or visit http://www.al-anon.alateen.org.

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