Health andamp; Wellness briefsContent is selected from e-mail submissions to Community Editor Amy Edgett at firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 Jazzercise adds new classJazz up your mornings Monday, Wednesday and Friday with a new, 6:15 a.m. class. Join 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 call Karen Aulwurm at 925-286-5316.New student offer: First month $35 with two additional weeks free. Drop-in: $10 per class.Truckee River Trail RunOct. 6. Tahoe Trail Running Series offers a unique set of running races for all ages and abilities. Explore trails along the beautiful Truckee River, through scenic Burton Creek State Park and around Tahoe's famed Emerald Bay. There will be a $10/hour race credit for runners who want to volunteer at other events. Visit www.bigblueadventure.com to learn more.Two Farmers Markets remainSwing by Commons Beach in Tahoe City Thursday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. You are sure to find a great selection of fresh food, flowers and handmade gifts. Check it out for yourself and discover why this market is so popular among locals and visitors. Make a whole day out of it by shopping and dining in town. Visit www.visittahoecity.com.Tahoe Sierra Century rideSaturday, Sept. 22. The Tahoe Sierra Century Ride has earned praise for its scenic routes, challenging hill climbs (60 and 100 mile routes), full support services, great food and incredible music. The Tahoe Sierra Century is a Tahoe fund-raiser with all proceeds benefiting the Music Programs at North Tahoe Middle and High Schools. Visit http://tahoesierracentury.com to find out more.B (12) Tapped Out ClinicAlways the second Tuesday and third Thursday of the month., -6 p.m. Join Dr. Ann Sura and Marianne Klemm, 4-6 p.m. for the B (12) tapped out clinic. B-12 shots and Bodytalk access tap outs. Helps with stress, focus, energy and get your body back in alignment. Appointments are recommended but not required. Cost for both is $35 (almost a 50 percent discount). B-12 shot $20, BodyTalk Access $15. Call 530-546-0400 for more information or visit www.naturamedtahoe.com.Meditate for Peace Marathon on International Peace DayIn recognition of International Peace Day on Friday, Sept. 21. For Goodness Sake will be hosting the 2nd annual “Meditate for Peace Marathon.” Starting at 5 a.m. until 3 p.m. a variety of meditation practices will be offered at For Goodness Sake in downtown Truckee.Simply drop in for 5 minutes or stay for them all. Tibetan Singing Bowl meditation, Tai Chi, meditative prayer, Falun Gong, drumming meditation and more. Drop in for a few minutes or stay for all! Location: For Goodness Sake, 10157 Donner Pass Road, Truckee.Yoga Community Day at West End BeachAfter the success of the Sept. 8 yoga classes at Donner Lake, instructor Hannah Jermstad will again host another donation based Yoga Community Day on Sept. 22 with proceeds going to the High Fives Foundation. Held at Donner Lake’s West End Beach, 8-9 a.m., Hannah will instruct a mellow flow yoga class, which will guide people through a nurturing flow of gentle floor postures to open up the hips and spine. With extra yoga mats provided and the summer coming to a close, make sure to take advantage of this opportunity in a beautiful setting while giving back to the High Fives Nonprofit Foundation. “Old and new friends coming together to focus on breathing is such a release,” said yoga instructor Hannah Jermstad. “And with such an amazing backdrop, it makes this occasion that much more special.”Any size donation to the High Five Foundation – CR Johnson Healing Center. Schedule with Hannah Jermstad at email@example.com, 530-903-1409.Lee Coulter to play benefit concertSerendipity Yoga Center’s Angelina CalafioreHelp keep the doors at Serendipity Yoga Center open while their loving leader, Angelina Calafiore, undergoes treatment for stage 4 lung cancer. Serendipity Yoga Center for Health and Wellbeing was founded with the community in mind. Classes are affordable and are scheduled at times that work for the majority of people. Located in the heart of Incline’s Village Center, Serendipity Yoga Center is dedicated to bringing the benefits of yoga to Incline Village. The newly expanded studio opened its doors just days before Angelina received her diagnosis. Plans to expand classes for families, new moms and special needs yoginis are temporarily on hold until her cancer is in remission. In the meantime, residents are rallying to hold events and classes that will keep the studio vibrant.Lee Coulter, named singer-songwriter Discovery of 2011 by Sirius XM The Coffee House, is holding a benefit concert at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 23 at Serendipity Yoga Center. A wonderful and uplifting blend of “the rhythmic play of G. Love and lyrical fluidity of Jason Mraz and, of course, the smooth feel of Jack Johnson.” — R World Blog. A donation of $15 will be suggested at the door. One hundred percent of the proceeds will benefit Serendipity Yoga Center. Serendipity: http://serendipityoga.wordpress.com. Lee Coulter: http://leecoulter.wordpress.com/press-kit. Call April at 775-220-6328.Hike with Carmen Carmen, 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 Lower Lola Montez Trail Head on Saturday, Oct. 20. Take the Soda Springs exit off Interstate 80. On the north side of the freeway follow the paved road east, past the fire station for .03 mile to the parking area. Visit www.CarmenCarr.com for the future hiking schedule as well as fun pictures. Call 530-550-5192 or email Carmen@CarmenCarr.com.Resort at Squaw Creek Golf course offers pass dealFor a limited time, Resort at Squaw Creek is offering 2013 season golf passes for $599, with unlimited play through Oct. 14. The pass must be purchased by Oct. 7, 2012 to receive the special pricing and perks. Adult season passes include the use of a shared cart, complimentary valet parking, a bucket of range balls before each round, and discounts on golf at other Destination Hotels andamp; Resorts golf courses around the country. To purchase the pass, stop by the pro shop, or call 530-581-6637. Resort at Squaw Creek’s par-71 Robert Trent Jones, Jr. links-style golf course has earned the Audubon International Cooperative Sanctuary certification, a designation that honors outstanding environmental stewardship. No pesticides or chemicals are utilized in the maintenance of the course, so the course is truly “green.” Junior season golf passes for 2013 for ages 17-and-under for are offered for $199. Please note that golf carts are not included with junior season golf passes. Golfers must be 18 years of age or older to drive a golf cart. Visit www.visitsquawcreek.com.Volunteers Needed for Community Drug Take-back DayThe Tahoe Truckee Future Without Drug Dependence (TT-FWDD) Coalition is looking for community volunteers who would like to help with an Rx Drug Take-back Event scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 29, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in Truckee and Tahoe City. The Rx Drug Take-back Event is designed to provide the community with a safe, convenient, and free method to drop off unused, expired, or unwanted medications. At previous take-back events, Tahoe-Truckee has collected and disposed of more than 500 pounds of prescription medications, helping to prevent youth drug abuse and the contamination of our waterways. If interested in volunteering at this event, learning more about it or the TT-FWDD Coalition; please contact 530-546-1924, FWDD@ttcf.net, www.ttfwdd.com.
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