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Truckee Tahoe Health and Wellness announcements

Stone Soup Community Soup Night is looking for a few helping hands to help organize and coordinate the weekly community soup night for it’s second annual season. We are also looking for groups of people that would like to prepare and serve soup at one of the weekly soup nights. If you are interested, please contact Penny Fink at to receive further information.

The Journey and Magical Day at the 2009 Hawaii Ironman, presented by Colleen Conners-Pace, MA, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 6:30 p.m. Conners-Paceis an Exercise Physiologist and a certified USAT Triathlon Coach Level 1 with the Tahoe Center for Health and Sports Performance. Conners-Pace applied for a 1988 Hawaii Ironman lottery spot, but was not lucky enough to be drawn. Her dream of participating in the Hawaii Ironman finally came true in 2009. She will share a fun, inspirational and scenic slide show of her incredible journey to the Ford Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii as well as the blast she experienced that magical day. Experience this awesome journey and awakening of sorts at the Tahoe Center for Health andamp; Sports Performance, 10710 Donner Pass Road, Truckee. Phone 587-3769 or visit

Tahoe Yoga Institute (TYI), Tahoe City’s community yoga studio, is offering two special winter Yoga/Skate Ski Clinics designed to share asanas or postures to enhance skate skiing technique. Tim Hauserman, Tahoe local and author of andamp;#8220;Monsters in the Woods: Backpacking with Childrenandamp;#8221; and TYI instructors Tammy Miller and Caroline McNally will lead two groups on Jan. 10 and Feb. 7 in a yoga class and skate skiing lesson at the Tahoe Cross Country Center. Each workshop is open to the public. Cost is $20 per person per class. Reservations are required as space is limited to 20. For more information contact Madona Casini at

Fitness Forever is a senior program that has inspired men and women for years. Cardio endurance segment features low and non-impact aerobic dance. Weight lifting segment uses small hand weights and tubing to sculpt muscles as well as build endurance. Combined with balance, flexibility and functional fitness this is a great class for seniors of all fitness levels! Kings Beach class, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:15-11:15 a.m., King’s Beach Elementary School Gymnasium, $5 per class with Ginny Smith. Truckee Class, Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10-11 a.m., Tahoe Center for Health and Sports Performance, $5 per class with Liz Schenk. Call 587-3769 for more information.

The Truckee Community Pool is now open Monday Mornings for recreation swim time with little ones in mind. Don’t get cabin fever stuck in the house this winter, go to the pool. Cost is $2 for children and $3 per adult. Also available are private swim lessons. Call Amanda at 582-2361 or e-mail at

The Truckee Donner Recreation and Park Districtandamp;#8217;s new 40,000 square foot building houses an impressive 29-foot climbing wall, with four top rope setups, and a 12 by 18-foot bouldering wall with routes ranging from beginner to advanced. Classes, lessons and hours available at or 582-7720. Visit

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