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Truckee Tahoe Health & Wellness announcements

Dance Workshop at InnerRhythms “Lines in the Sand,” with Eugene Hedlund, certified 5 Rhythms teacher. April 9-11, Friday 6-9 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the new InnerRhythms Dance Studio, 12047 Donner Pass Road, Truckee. This workshop is born of the energy of Staccato. This Rhythm of clarity and expression will guide and explore the energies of yes and no, such simple words with such deep meaning. Through the dance each will seek individual language to express with exquisite clarity yes and no from that centered, powerful place of truth. No experience of the 5 Rhythms or dance is necessary. Requirements: An open heart, curiosity, a sense of humor and much compassion. Cost: $225, register at http://www.innerrhythms.org.Free self defense classIn recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Tahoe Women’s Services and the Charles Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy of Tahoe-Truckee are offering free Personal Safety and Empowerment self defense classes. Try them out April 10 and 17 from 4-5 p.m. at the CGBJJATT school, located at 11430 Deerfield Drive, Unit 4B, Truckee.High Fives Presents Trains Slopestyle Contest The High Fives Non-Profit Foundation, Marker Bindings, Smith Optics, Volkl Skis and Sugar Bowl Ski Resort are proud to host the 2010 Trains Invitational Slopestyle Contest Saturday, April 10 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is a truly rider-driven event, featuring top local and pro athletes mixing it up in the Switching Yard Terrain Park. The unique team-oriented format rewards creativity and style in a progressive environment. With music from DJ One Truest and King of Hearts and chicken wings on the grill, this is a not-to-be missed event. High Fives is a Tahoe-based 501.c.3 nonprofit foundation dedicated to raising money and awareness for athletes who have suffered a life-altering injury while pursuing their dreams in the winter action sports community.Cancer survivors Fun Dayat SquawCancer survivors ski and ride Squaw Valley April 11 as a fundraiser for the Tahoe Forest Hospital Foundation. Pre-registration is required f or the $29 lift ticket, free rental equipment and free two-hour group lessons at High Camp. Sign up at the Adult Snowsport School (530) 452-7263. There is a apres ski party at Bar One. Visit squaw.com.Orthopaedic surgeons to speakTahoe Forest Hospital Eskridge Conference Room, 10121 Pine Ave., Truckee. Cosponsored by the California Orthopaedic Association and Tahoe Forest Health System, April 17, 10 a.m. This free educational session by leading orthopaedic surgeons will explain musculoskeletal problems and how to take care of your bones and joints. RSVP required at 587-3769. The UnGuru comes to Tahoe CityAman Motwane, the UnGuru, will be at the Center for Spiritual Living Sunday, April 18. The dynamic facilitator and author of “Yes, You Can Change the World” and “The Power of Wisdom” as well as the blog site Be You will share practical tips and host two workshops. To learn more, please contact Rev. Sandra Fairbanks at the Center for Spiritual Living, 581-5117 or e-mail revsandra@GodatTahoe.org.Concerned about underage drinking?Tahoe Truckee is one of hundreds of communities nationwide that will hold an Underage Drinking Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday April 27 from 5:30 to 7:30 at Truckee Town Hall. All community members are invited. Panelists composed of teens, parents and local professionals will present: What underage drinking looks like in our community. Signs and symptoms of teen use and abuse. Health, emotional, social and legal consequences. Ideas for parents and adults on how to help youth make positive choices. For more information contact the Tahoe-Truckee Alcohol and Drug Prevention Group via Devin Bradley 550-2309 devin.bradley@co.nevada.ca.us or River Coyote 546-1924 rcoyote@placer.ca.gov, or Truckee High School Counselor Rachel Falk 582-2601 ext. 3157, rfaulk@ttusd.org.Hike with CarmenCarmen, your real estate consultant, shares her passion with the community by providing monthly, guided hikes and snowshoe trips of our beautiful backyard and its endless trail systems. Meet at 9 a.m. at the Marlette Lake trailhead (Spooner Lake) on Saturday, April 17. Off Hwy. 28 just before Spooner Junction with Hwy. 50, 27 miles from Tahoe City. Visit http://www.CarmenCarr.com for the future hiking schedule as well as fun pictures. Phone 550-5192, Carmen@CarmenCarr.com.Junior Basketball LeagueRideout Community Center will host a Junior Basketball League starting April 20. Participants will play against local Tahoe children for four weeks. Teams will have Tuesday practices and Thursday games. The Tahoe City Public Utility District aims to provide and promote a safe, recreational program for the youth of Tahoe City and its surrounding communities. TCPUD encourages good sportsmanship, developing strong playing skills, and promoting friendly relationships among players, coaches and referees. Grade kindergarten-seond, Rideout Community Center, 740 Timberland Lane, $39 per person. Call 583-3440 or visit http://www.tahoecitypud.com.Free dance classesThe Friday Night Live Dance Club is a collaboration between Sierra High School, InnerRythms Dance Theater and Placer County Friday night Live. We are offering free dance classes at the InnerRythms’ new studio, which is in the Citizen Bank Plaza, formerly the Factory Outlet Center. Classes are held the second and fourth Friday of each month through June from 6:30-8:30 p.m. There will be a variety of different classes: hip hop, salsa and more. InnerRythms is currently exploring students’ interests. For sign up and information call 582-2640.