Truckee Tahoe health and wellness annoucements |

Truckee Tahoe health and wellness annoucements

Content is selected from e-mail submissions to Community Editor Amy Edgett at Submissions are published in the print edition news space permitting. To enter an event online, visit, locate the event calendar. Click on submit an event, follow instructions. Keep event description to 50 words.New Year cleanse classNow is the perfect time to cleanse your body of the andamp;#8220;holidaze toxic abuseandamp;#8221; sugar overload and to optimize your health. Dr. Ann Sura invites you to attend a doctor supervised group class format in proper cleansing and detoxification. Reduce chronic symptoms, eliminate food cravings, discover your food allergies, stimulate your natural immunity and move toward optimal health. 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, class tuition, all supplements needed, and program manual. Course dates: Wednesday evenings Jan. 18, 25, Feb. 1 and 8, 6-7:30 p.m. NaturaMed Natural Family Medicine, 8130 N. Lake Blvd., Kings Beach. Call 530-546-0400 to reserve your space.Canceled: New year, new beginnings intro lectureDue to the storms for the Tahoe region this weekend, the New year, new beginnings intro lecture Friday evening and the Saturday Workshop at For Goodness Sake in Truckee have been cancelled. FGS offers their apologies and Jacklyn will give a free meditation for those who were planning on attending the events (and anyone else who has an interest in Jacklyn or the meditation). Details for registering for the Feb. 9 Webinar: Introduction to Healing and Transformation; a Powerful Meditation Led by Jacklyn Johnston. Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: any questions or need assistance, call 949-306-3465.Canceled: New year, new beginnings workshop due to weatherDetails for registering for the Feb. 9 Webinar: Introduction to Healing and Transformation; a Powerful Meditation Led by Jacklyn Johnston. Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: any questions or need assistance, call 949-306-3465.Hike with CarmenCarmen, your real estate consultant, shares her passion with the community by providing monthly, guided hikes and snowshoe trips. Meet at 9 a.m. at the Lost Trails Lodge trailhead Saturday, Jan. 21. Traveling west on Interstate 80, take the Donner Pass Road exit in Truckee. Proceed south through the stop sign and pass the Chevron and 76 service stations and the Holiday Inn Express by 1andamp;#8260;2 mile. It will take you to the designated winter parking area. Visit for the future hiking schedule as well as fun pictures. Call 530-550-5192 or e-mail Great Ski Race registration openBe a part of history. On Sunday, March 4, cross-country ski racers will gather to embark on the 36th annual Great Ski Race. The Great Ski Race covers 30 km beginning at the Tahoe Cross Country Center in Tahoe City to the Cottonwood Restaurant in Truckee. Race registration is available now at Prices go up on Feb. 16 so sign up now. Free JazzerciseStart the New Year with a fun workout at Jazzercise! Two weeks free for new students. Great exercise program for all ages. Classes are held at the North Tahoe Event Center in Kings Beach, Monday through Saturday 8:45 a.m. and Tuesday and Thursday 5:30 p.m. For more information call Ginny at 530-546-7745.International folk dancing coming to TruckeeAnnouncing an exciting new winter class offered through the Truckee Donner Recreation andamp; Parks District, International Folk Dance for Adults and Teens. Make new friends and dance to the beautiful music of Israel, Romania, Greece, Scotland, France, Hungary, and other countries. Great exercise, and no partners needed. Offered Thursday nights, 7-8:15 p.m. Downtown Truckee in the Community Arts Center for 10 weeks beginning Jan. 26. Cost is $40 per month, or $12 for drop ins. Instructor: Courtney Simson. Register at or 530-582-7720.Try Zumba Gold!This format was designed for people over 50 years, Zumba beginners, as well as people with limited mobility who want to join in the Zumba party, Community Arts Center, 10046 Church St., Truckee, Thursday, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Zumba Gold was designed as the lower impact, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired dance fitness-party that keeps you in the groove of life. Classes are taught by certified instructor Greta Dhamer. Visit for further information. Try a free Zumba class at Inner Rhythms Dance StudioZumba is a fun, easy and exciting way to get and stay in shape while having a great time. Dance yourself happy with these Latin-inspired moves and join InnerRhythms in feeling the music and not the burn. Zumba classes with Marissa Mignone are offered Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m., Saturdays at 9 a.m. and Sundays at 9 a.m. Zumba with Nora Beauchamp is open Tuesdays at 12:15 p.m. Wear comfortable work-out clothes and low traction shoes. Bring a water bottle and towel if you wish. At InnerRhythms the first trial Zumba class is free. Thereafter, you may drop in for $10 per class or purchase an 11-class punch card (one free class) for $100. All classes are held at InnerRhythms Dance Studio located at 12047 Donner Pass Road in Truckee. For more information drop by, e-mail or call 530-550-8464.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 andamp;#8212; 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 classes for parents and guppiesTruckee Donner Recreation andamp; Park District is offering swim classes for beginners. Two levels of classes are available on Saturdays. Ages 6 months to 1.5 years, 10:15-10: 45 a.m. Focus on water acclimation with games, songs, and lots of toys. Ages 1.5-3 years, 10:50-11:20 a.m. with parents’ help, introducing basic swimming skills and the principals of the learn to swim program. Games, toys and songs also. Cost is $32 per session. Call 530-582-7720 for more information.

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