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Tahoe Truckee health and wellness announcements

Send your health itemContent is selected from e-mail submissions to Community Editor Amy Edgett at aedgett@sierrasun.com. Submissions are published in the print edition news space permitting. To enter an event online, visit www.sierrasun.com, locate the event calendar. Click on submit an event, follow instructions. Keep event description to 50 words.Truckee JazzerciseJoin a fun and powerfully effective 60-minute total body workout that combines dance based cardio, strength training, and stretching. All routines are choreographed to today’s popular music … starting dancing yourself fit today! Classes are held Monday through Saturday, 9-10 a.m. at the Truckee Community Center. For more information, please call Karen Aulwurm at 925-286-5316 New student offer: First month $35 with two additional weeks free. Drop-in: $10 per class.Two weight loss workshops announcedNorth Tahoe and Truckee residents have let go of more than 1,000 pounds of fat using the physician-designed Ideal Protein nutrition plan. Weight Loss Lake Tahoe at NaturaMed in Kings Beach is hosting two free informational workshops, Wednesday, June 13 at 6 p.m. or Saturday, June 16, 10 a.m. Call 530-546-0400 to reserve your seat to hear how you can burn an average of 2-7 pounds of fat per week and to learn more about the plan.Tour de ManureSierraville Fire andamp; Rescue is mixing it up this year, holding the fourth annual Tour de Manure bicycle ride around Sierra Valley on the third Saturday of June — June 16 — to avoid conflicts with graduation parties and take advantage of June’s warmer days. “The Tour was always a way to show off all the great things about Sierra Valley,” said Tour Boss Doug Read, “so this year we’re boosting up the finish-line party with more live music, more food, and a fair of local entrepreneurs and craftspeople.” Honkey Tonk Dwight Brooks will stroll around with his guitar in the morning, and Michael Hogan and the Simpletones will play into the afternoon starting mid-day. Lunch is included and includes fajitas from Los Dos Hermanos, tortellini salad from Pasquetti’s Silver Eagle Catering, and tri-tip by Paul Roen. Registration on Active.com is $60. Find more info on the Tour de Manure Facebook Page or www.sierravillefireandrescue.com/biketour.html.Resort at Squaw Creek offerswomen’s, junior’s and beginner’s golf clinics The PGA-certified golf pros at Resort at Squaw Creek will begin summer clinics for women and juniors on June 21. Taking place every Thursday through August, the hour-long instructive clinics focus on different aspects of the game each week and run $15 per person, per clinic. In addition, beginner clinics have been added for Saturday afternoons, beginning on June 23, at 1 p.m. at the same price. Since space is limited, reservations are recommended; reservations can be made at 530-581-6637. For frequent golfers, Resort at Squaw Creek offers the Creek Card for $99, which grants card holders 50-percent off every round played, and other perks like a free bucket of range balls per visit. Additionally, for families, the golf course offers a Family Golf Special offering families the opportunity to play a quick and easy round of golf on Resort at Squaw Creek’s front nine holes from the family tees (located approximately 150 yards from the green) after 5:30 p.m., for $45 per adult, with children 17-and-under playing free with paying adult. With this special golf club rentals are half-price. Qi Gong Tai Chi on the RiverJoin us for our summer classes on the banks of the Truckee River at Regional Park Riverfront barbecue area. Meet each Tuesday, 9 a.m. 10:1 a.m. Slow, rhythmical movements coordinated with deep focused breathing. Building and generating energy, enhancing your sense of well-being, removing energy blocks as you gently move your joints. Smile and laugh throughout the class to release negative and unwanted stored energy. Four thousand years of history and development brings this most relaxing and energizing format. Call Rolf at 530-587-2557 or just show up.Truckee YoungLife InvitationalIt is Younglife’s pleasure to extend an invitation to participate in the fourth annual Truckee YoungLife Invitational hosted by the Martis Camp Community Foundation on Monday, June 25. You are sure to enjoy this memorable event at Martis Camp’s breathtaking, Tom Fazio-designed championship golf course. This all-inclusive event offered in prime golf season will once again feature a level of service an camaraderie that has become synonymous with Martis Camp. The Truckee YoungLife Invitational is an extraordinary opportunity to enjoy a fine day of golf in the Sierra pines while supporting a great local organization and making a difference in the lives of Truckee teens. The cost to participate is $500 per golfer, contact YL Area Director Ryan Hunter to register at 530-414-1290 or rbhunte@mac.com.The First Tee Junior Golf Programat Tahoe City Golf Course Registration is now open for junior golf and life skills programs with The First Tee of Northern Nevada at Tahoe City Golf Course. Class sessions run June 12-July 5, July 10-July 31, Aug. 7-28. Classes are available for beginner to advanced youth golfers ages 7-18 years old.Cost is $80 per session; each session includes eight lessons. Financial assistance is available, easy to apply for, and completely confidential. Golf equipment is also provided for participants who do not have their own clubs.Registration can be completed online at www.tftnn.org. Class schedule and registration forms may also be downloaded from the website or may be requested by calling 775-851-2332. In addition to learning a healthy activity that can be played a life time, youth in The First Tee learn skills that allow them to face challenges at home, school and play in a constructive manner. The skills they learn include problem solving, goal setting, time management, controlling one’s emotions, working well with others and improving relationships with family and community.Contact The First Tee of Northern Nevada at 775-851-2332 or info@tftnn.org for more information or to volunteer.Hey, kids, climb!The North American Ski Training Center announces its annual “KidsClimb!” rock-climbing camp, June 29 and ongoing dates throughout the summer. The camp in June is 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and costs $75. Price includes shoes, harness, helmet and T-shirt. Climbing enhances kids’ ability to focus and set in-the-moment goals while building confidence. NASTC offers beginning through advanced climbing groups and privates all summer and fall on Donner Summit. Students ages 3-100 will build confidence and technique with their experienced and professional guides. NASTC has offered rock-climbing on Donner Summit for more than 18 years. For more information call NASTC 530-582-4772 or ski@skiNASTC.com.

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