Truckee Tahoe health and wellness announcements

Staff report

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. – 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.Ki Gong/Tai ChiTruckee Donner Senior Apartments Dining Room, Estates Drive, Truckee, Thursdays, 10 a.m. Open to all. Gentle movements with coordinated deep breathing. Enhance health, immune system, balance and aliveness. Anyone can benefit no matter what their condition or situation. Email or call Rolf Godon at 530-587-2557.RDdetox to improve athletic performanceSports nutrition tips:No. 1: It’s all about the habits and routines you practice most of the time. You can’t expect to perform at your best if you only eat healthy or balanced the morning of an event. Learn nutrition regimes that work for you pre-exercise and during recovery. No 2: Maintain a healthy weight. Weight is king. Do you feel like you would be more efficient if you weighed a little less? No 3: Get protein, carbohydrates, and fat at every meal. Do you eat the same foods, yet continue to challenge your body and expect it to change?Challenge your habits and fine-tune your sports nutrition regimes. RDdetox will help you utilize whole foods and practice nutritional habits that can change your body composition, blood sugar levels, and your energy, while you obtain a healthier weight. This powerful 21-day challenge will get you ready for the next sport season. Utilize the off-season to obtain your weight goals and test your body on its efficiency. Visit: for more information.Anyone can learn CPR – and everyone shouldSadly, 70 percent of Americans may feel helpless to act during a cardiac emergency because they either do not know how to administer CPR, or their training has significantly lapsed. This alarming statistic could hit close to home, because home is exactly where 88 percent of cardiac arrests occur. Put very simply: The life you save with CPR is mostly likely to be someone you love. (American Heart Association, 2011).On Saturday Jan. 19, an American Heart Association CPR and First Aid Course will be offered in Truckee. This certification course will teach CPR for all ages, the use of an AED (automated external defibrillator), as well as First Aid. After successfully completing the course, participants will be issued a CPR and First Aid card certifying them for a two-year period. This course meets the standards for Child Care Providers in the state of California. The course will be held at the Fellowship Community Church in Truckee from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The fee is $75 per person, which includes all materials, books, and the completion card. To register, go to and click “Register.” For more information call 530-448-6632 or email Bar Effect Community DayOwner and instructor at The Bar Effect in Truckee, Michelle Rahlves will again team up with the High Fives Foundation to host a Bar Effect Community Day at the CR Johnson Healing Center on Saturday, Jan. 19. Michelle will instruct classes at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Participants can join her class for any size donation to the High Fives Foundation. To ensure a good workout Michelle’s classes will be capped at 15 participants, so sign up today with the CR Johnson Healing Center at 530-587-4453. CR Johnson Healing Center, 10775 Pioneer Trail, Ste. 108, Truckee.Pilates Group ReformerTahoe Center for Health and Sports Performance, 10710 Donner Pass Road, Truckee. Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at 9 a.m. Pilates will transform the way your body looks, feels and performs. Teach your body and mind to build symmetry and coordination creating a balanced, evenly conditioned body. Pilates is an education in body awareness counteracting common postural problems due to sitting at a desk, certain sport activities, and stress. Pilates is great for sports performance, general fitness conditioning and recovery from injury or illness.Pre-registration is required. Visit for information.Jazzercise new student specialTwo weeks free for full-time, local residents. Jazzercise is a fun and challenging 60-minute total body workout that combines aerobics, strength training and stretching. Move to hot, current music – all ages are welcome.Get great results at our friendly classes at the beautiful lakefront 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 or 530-320-4556.Tahoe Yoga & Wellness Centerto present Rockin’ Kirtan Concert with Wah!Saturday, Jan. 26, 7:30 p.m. Blissful and meditative, Wah! creates devotional music out of class yogic chants laced with Western folk and pop elements. Sing and celebrate with Wah! in an evening of Sanskrit chant and songs in English. Bring your jubilant Self, cost is $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Visit or

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