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Truckee Tahoe Health andamp; Wellness announcements

Glow adds news stylistBrooke Allen will be joining the team at Glow Salon in Downtown Truckee as their newest hair stylist. Brooke specializes in: Balmain extensions, partial and full highlights, formal updos, wedding party hair and make-up and Brazilian blowouts, priced at $275 for a limited time. She also provides haircuts for men and women, root touch-ups and full hair color. Brooke will be working during the weekends at Glow. Prices for services can be found online at http://www.glowtruckee.com. Call 587-9985 to schedule your appointment!Paradiso and Rasamayi appearing liveRainbow Doorways, 8571 North Lake Tahoe Blvd., Kings Beach, Sunday, Sept. 5, at 2 p.m., $15 in advance $20 at the door. Enjoy a healing soul journey with the channeled music of master didjeridoo artist and sound healer Paradiso and Rasamayi (chanting, Tibetan and crystal singing bowls). Paradiso is a channel for many healing guides and elders and a New Age Radio award-nominated and chart-topping musician with three solo CD’s and his newest andamp;#8220;Himalayan Chakra Healingandamp;#8221; with Suren Shrestha. He has played at Carnegie Hall alongside spiritual and musical luminaries including Michael Bernard Beckwith, Neale Donald Walsh and Jefferson Starship. Rasamayi channels Divine Mother in her sound healing practices, and has served over a thousand souls in their goals for liberation from emotional burdens and deeper connection with beings of light. RSVP to 546-3335 before Sept. 4.Fitness 101 A Progressive Beginner Exercise ProgramTahoe Center For Health and Sports Performance, 10710 Donner Pass Road, Truckee. Join this six-week beginner exercise program and exercise in a small, safe group setting and get in shape. New participants will receive an individual, 30 minute wellness coaching consultation and six weeks of guided, progressive exercise including cardiovascular, strength, core and flexibility training. Pre-registration required: $175 Fitness Center members, $225 non-members by Sept. 6; $200 Fitness Center members, $250 non-members after Sept. 6. Begins Sept. 13. Classes are held on Mondays and Wednesdays.2010 Aflac Iron Girl Lake Tahoe TriathlonLake Tahoe South Shore, Sept. 19. The 2010 Aflac Iron Girl Lake Tahoe Triathlon is a women-only triathlon consisting of a 400 meter swim, 24K bike and 5K run. This is the third year of Aflac’s collaboration with Iron Girl, the nation’s premier all-women’s event series. With 12 events nationwide, ranging from 5K and 10K run/walks to duathlons and triathlons, Aflac Iron Girl events empower women of all ages to lead a healthy, active lifestyle while raising money and awareness for childhood cancer research and treatment. Call 404-832-6770.

Women Empowering Women Ultra distance athlete to speakWomen Empowering Women will feature Colleen Conners-Pace, an ultra distance endurance athlete, at its Sept. 16 meeting, 10 a.m. in the upstairs meeting room at For Goodness Sake, 10157 Donner Pass Road, Truckee.Meet this amazing athlete who will speak about her 2009 Hawaii Ironman Championship experience. Beginning with andamp;#8220;It’s Not All About the Race, It’s More About the Journey,andamp;#8221; a talk and slide show documenting her training and the race itself. This was a 23-year dream, which she thought might never come true. Hear how an awakening experience and other positive changes in her life led to the completion of a andamp;#8220;picture perfectandamp;#8221; event. When Conners-Pace speaks, she will have just completed the 2010 Ironman Canada. Seating is limited so reservations are highly suggested. Please leave a message for Martha at 587-4429 or e-mail happygoldens@sbcglobal.net to reserve a place. Donations are appreciated.StorySongs: From The Soul Of The earthCenter for Spiritual Living Reno, 4685 Lakeside Drive, Reno, Nev., Sept. 25, 7 p.m. The public is invited to a multi-media performance and DVD release concert for andamp;#8220;StorySongs: From The Soul Of The Earthandamp;#8221; featuring the award-winning works of singer/songwriter Jim Eaglesmith and outdoor photographer Mark Vollmer. The photography and music in the DVD spans the beauty and heart of Nevada, the Lake Tahoe region and the American Southwest. The live concert featuring some of the best musicians in northern Nevada and California, matched to Vollmer’s images, will bring the DVD to life. Call 775-833-5077.Drive the Road to Recovery Volunteer drivers are needed to drive patients to their treatments through the American Cancer Society’s Road to Recovery new program in Truckee. For Cancer information contact (800) ACS-2345 and http://www.cancer.org.Low cost health screeningsSensing a need for community members to take proactive steps toward improved health, Tahoe Forest Health System is now offering monthly low-cost health screenings second Tuesdays, 7 – 9 a.m. at the Tahoe Center for Health and Sports Performance, 10710 Donner Pass Road in Truckee. Second Thursdays at the Incline Village Community Hospital, 880 Alder Ave., Incline village. Cash, checks and credit cards are accepted (VISA, MC, and American Express) for screenings. Low-cost lab screenings are not necessarily reimbursable by your insurance company. The following tests will be available: Complete blood count, $11; comprehensive metabolic panel, $26; comprehensive metab panel with lipid, $57; lipid panel, $31; Vitamin D, 25 hydroxy; $40; hemoglobin A1C, $25. Patients should fast for 10-12 hours prior to testing. Call 587-3769 for schedule.Summer full moon TRT hikesExperience the Tahoe Rim Trail at dusk. Expect casually paced hikes for all ages, while enjoying the natural world and nighttime senses. Bring a flashlight, a wind-proof layer, and water. Not the best hike for children under 10 years old. Please, to respect the night sounds, no dogs allowed on this hike. Hike dates are Thursday, Sept. 23, and Saturday, Oct. 23. TRTA Membership is required to attend and space is limited so advance sign up required. All full moon hikes start at the Tahoe Meadows Trailhead. For information call (775) 298-0238 or e-mail programs@tahoerimtrail.org.Tahoe Sierra Century Ride The 8th annual Tahoe Sierra Century benefit ride will take place Saturday, Sept. 25. This fully supported scenic bike tour of the Tahoe, Truckee and Donner areas will benefit the North Tahoe Middle and High school music programs. Cyclists may choose from 30, 60 and 100 mile routes with rest stops and van support. The ride begins and ends at the Village at Squaw Valley with pizza, pasta and live music provided by the North Tahoe school bands. Come out and enjoy a beautiful day! For more information visit http://www.tahoesierracentury.com.

Fall Paddle DayJoin the Lake Tahoe Water Trail for their Fall Paddle Day at Zephyr Cove Lodge, Oct. 9, 8:30 a.m. (registration) – 1 p.m. Experience the beauty of a Fall paddle on Lake Tahoe! Paddle from the Historic Zephyr Cove Lodge with researchers at the forefront of protecting Lake Tahoe from aquatic invasive species. And then enjoy lunch at a beach barbecue! The event was snowed out in May, but plans are for a great day full of fall color and fun. This is an annual event and hope everyone can join us! Cost is $30 per person, $50 per couple includes lunch (members $25 per person, $45 per couple). Kayak rental available on site. Advance registration is required. On line registration begins Sept. 9 at http://www.laketahoewatertrail.org. Call 530-579-2525.Elder issues addressedDonald W. Reynolds Community Non-Profit Center, 948 Incline Way, Incline Village, Oct. 12, 4 p.m. Issues of the elderly include nursing home and care decisions, disability, Medicaid and social security, protecting assets, grandchildren and other senior issues will be addressed by Hank Cavallera, an attorney specializing in elder care and law. Cavallera can help families weave through various complicated issues to find solutions that will work. (775) 298-0184.LUNAFEST returns to SquawThe Village at Squaw Valley hosts the second annual LUNAFEST, Saturday, Oct. 23, 5:30 – 10 p.m. LUNAFEST is a national film festival that features short films by, for and about women. Hosted by Girls on the Run. The evening begins with wine by Uncorked and food from the Village at Squaw Valley at 6 p.m. in the Mountain Stream Room (next to Uncorked Wine Shop). Food, wine and holiday shopping at 7:30 p.m. film viewing in the Palisades Room; 8 p.m. intermission, dessert and live auction and at 8:30 p.m. more film viewing in the Palisades Room. Held in conjunction with the annual Women’s Wellness Weekend Oct. 23-24. Tickets are $49 each and includes appetizers, wine, live auction and film viewings. All proceeds for the event benefit Girls on the Run Sierras and the Breast Cancer Fund. Phone 587-1690 or visit http://www.girlsontherunsierras.org.