Truckee Tahoe Health andamp; Wellness announcements

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TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. andamp;#8212; Content is selected from e-mail submissions to Community Editor Amy Edgett at To enter an event online, visit, locate the event calendar. Click on submit an event, follow instructions. Keep event description to 50 words.Truckee Flu ClinicsFall is here again and flu season is just around the corner. The Nevada County Public Health Department is offering seasonal flu vaccine at the Truckee Clinic on the following dates: Children only, Thursday, Nov. 3, Thursday, Dec. 1, 10 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m., Nevada County Public Health Department, Donner Room, 10075 Levon Ave., Truckee. Please bring your child’s immunization records with you. For adults only, every Wednesday by appointment only at 530-582-7814, 10 a.m.-noon, Nevada County Public Health Department, 10075 Levon Ave., Truckee. Cost of flu shots is $15. Lil’ Warriors kids yoga and karateStudio Tahoe presents Tahoe Mountain Martial Arts Yoga andamp; Karate Program: Lil’ Warriors for ages 3 and up. The program is a gift for children, teens and their parents. It is an uplifting, mind-expanding, non competitive, and fun way for youth to build strength, spirit, confidence and self-esteem. The benefits of yoga and karate for youths are profound and abundant. Afternoon mid-week classes are beginning now. On Saturday mornings at 9 a.m. enjoy an adult Flow Yoga class at Studio Tahoe while your children enjoy their own class in the next room. Check out the schedule at or call 530-587-1891. Namaste.Running Club to meet at indoor trackWhen snow falls on Truckee streets, a group of runners plows through their miles andamp;#8230; indoors. The Truckee Donner Recreation andamp; Park District’s indoor track and fitness area lets runners and walkers train comfortably all winter. The running club meets at Truckee’s Community Recreation Center at Donner Pass Road and Highway 89, Sunday mornings, 8 a.m.-noon. Absolute beginners and serious runners are welcome. Start at your own pace, and with encouragement and guidance work up to training for local 5K to marathon events. Free to TDRPD fitness members or $4 drop-in. Call 530-550-4458 for more info.Community acupuncture drop in clinicCome learn about and enjoy the amazing health benefits of acupuncture at a super reduced rate! Meet Licensed Acupuncturist, Carla McClure, of Joyful Life Acupuncture and receive a full treatment for whatever ails you. The cost of the drop in clinic is only $30 versus the normal rate of $75. Every Wednesday, 5-7 p.m., at the Synergy Healing Arts Building, 11890 Donner Pass Road, (at Northwoods) Truckee.Fall programs at Rideout Community CenterBabysitter’s Bootcamp, one day class is designed to give your 11 to 15-year-old all the skills necessary to babysit with confidence, Nov. 12 at Rideout, 740 Timberland Lane, Tahoe City, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Taught by the American Red Cross, cost $90.Kidz Club Fitness is a physical education component added to the recreation based after school program. Each month focuses on a different sport; November/December is volleyball, January is soccer, February is football and March is basketball. Thursdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m., cost is $32 per session. Must be enrolled in Kidz Club to register. Due to TTUSD bus scheduling, a partial day punch card for children who require supervision before or after these afternoon activities is available. The cost is $40 for 10 1/2 sessions. Call 530-583-3440, ext. 10 to answer any questions or to register.Look Good Feel BetterFree Supportive Care ProgramThis American Cancer Society program is designed to help women overcome the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment. Dedicated to improving self-esteem and quality of life, these sessions create a sense of support, confidence, courage and community.Expert local estheticians offer this every other month. Supplies must be ordered, so please be sure to register in advance for Tuesday, Nov. 8, noon-2 p.m.Held at the Tahoe Center for Health and Sports Performance, 10710 Donner Pass Road, Truckee. For information or to register, please contact Michelle Larson, director of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Services, 530-582-6450 or mlarson@tfhd.comLook Good Feel Better, a service of Tahoe Forest Health System.Upcoming health classesThe Tahoe Center for Health andamp; Sports Performance, 10710 Donner Pass Road, Truckee announces classes.Yoga Mamas: Reshape, tone and rejuvenate with this special yoga class for you and your baby! Taught by Nikki Dean, registered yoga teacher. Babies one month old to walking are welcome. Class is open to all ability levels, Thursdays 9:30-10:30 a.m. for five weeks. Sessions offered Nov. 10-Dec. 15 (no class Nov. 24, Thanksgiving). Fee is $60 for mom and baby. Call 530-587-3769 or stop by the front desk.

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