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Tahoe Truckee health and wellness announcements

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. - Content 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.Keep Tahoe FedBring joy to others by donating your non-perishable goods to Yoga Studio Tahoe this holiday season, in support of Project MANA. For fun you can theme your donations and think "Macaroni Mondays," "Tuna Tuesdays" and "Fruit Fridays." Receive a raffle ticket for every five donated items. Deadline is Dec. 31. Raffle will be held after Bhakti Flow on Jan. 2, 2013. Donate to win: Monthly Unlimited at Studio Tahoe; one 64-oz. Bella Bucha Kombucha Glass Growler; holiday gift from Tahoe Teas; five $5 gift cards from Coffee Bar; half-hour massage from Zenergy Wellness SpaVisit studiotahoe.com or call 530-587-1891.Experience RDdetoxIf reading about nutrition and fitness were enough, everyone would be fit and healthy.Don't waste another year. Partner with experienced nutrition and health professionals to obtain the missing piece that will move you from "knowing" to "doing"!• Do you lose and regain the same 10 pounds?• Do you experience fatigue, GI complaints, joint pain, or brain fog?• Are you ready to face what is holding you back from reaching your goals? Get knowledgeable support, accountability, and education to get you on track. The RDdetox program is led by a team of registered dietitians who have years of professional experience helping hundreds of people achieve success. The program is flexible, affordable, sustainable and successful! Learn more at www.RDdetox.com and feel free to contact local dietitians Jill Whisler, Leanna Jacuzzi, or Maria Martin for more information. Classes are available every month. Contact them today.SOS Outreach announces donations, matchesOn Dec. 4 all donations made through givingfirst.org were given an extra boost by the FirstBank Incentive Fund. Additionally, SOS Outreach secured a $7,000 match from the Tom Sims Legacy Fund. SOS Outreach received $24,800 in individual donations from 186 donors. This total does not include the $7,000 match or the FirstBank additional funds. A very successful Giving First day.Donations made to https://givingfirst.org/sosoutreach/overview continue to be credit card fee free throughout the year. Currently, SOS Outreach is running their fifth annual Friends of SOS Pledge Campaign in which individuals who create their own fundraising pages in support of SOS can win great prizes for raising certain donation levels. The pledge campaign runs until Jan. 15. Visit www.sosoutreach.org/page/pledge-campaign.Balletone for fitnessBalletone will be offered weekly at the Truckee Recreation Center - Dance Studio, Wednesdays at 8:30 a.m.Balletone: Standing Flow is the "original" Balletone workout blending dance and fitness into a mind-body exercise class that is an explosion of graceful movement. Created by Jody Hoegstedt as a new class designed to strengthen, stretch and motivate, Standing Flow creates a challenging mix of muscle conditioning and stretching exercises designed to lengthen, strengthen and energize the entire body with movements derived from Ballet inspired movements. By blending principles from classical ballet, Pilates, stretching and fitness, Standing Flow delivers a unique approach to creating, delivering and enjoying exercise.For more information on Balletone visit www.balletone.com. Call TDRPD at 530-582-7720 for more information about classes. Snowshoe under the full moon at Lake TahoeJoin Tahoe Adventure Company and watch the sun set and stars come out while you trek through a snowy and tranquil forest under the full moon. Increase your knowledge of astronomy with moonlit views of Lake Tahoe and cap it off with hot drinks, snacks and stargazing. "Full Moon Snowshoeing has become very popular, especially with guests who have experienced our other adventures," says Kevin Hickey, owner of the Tahoe Adventure Company. Several different Snowshoeing Adventures are offered by the Tahoe Adventure Company. Day trips cover a comprehensive safety talk and instruction, natural and human history discussions as well as snacks, hot drinks and an impressive lunch served at a scenic location.Knowledgeable guides point out winter ecology, geology and other natural and human history along the way. Winter 2012-2013 Full Moon Snowshoe dates: Dec. 28, 4-7 p.m.; Jan. 26, 4:30-7:30 p.m.; Feb. 24, 4-7 p.m.; March 27, 6:30-9:30 p.m. and April 25, 6:30-9:30 p.m.Trip includes Full Moon Snowshoe Trek with all gear, hot drinks, trail snacks, professional guides, natural history discussions, and permit fees. Cost is $65 per person. Call 530-913-9212 or visit www.TahoeAdventureCompany.com. Reservations required.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 Lost Trail Lodge on Saturday, Jan. 19. Traveling east on Interstate 80, take the Donner Pass Road exit in Truckee. Proceed south through the stop sign and pass the Chevron and 76 service stations and the Truckee Donner Lodge by 1/2 mile and it will take you to the designated winter parking area. Don't forget the snowshoes!Visit www.CarmenCarr.com for the future hiking schedule as well as fun pictures. Call 530-550-5192 or email sCarmen@CarmenCarr.com.Tahoe Yoga & Wellness Centerto present Rockin' Kirtan Concert with Wah!Saturday, Jan. 26, 7:30 p.m. Blissful and meditative, Wah! creates devotional music out of class yogic chants laced with Western folk and pop elements. Sing and celebrate with Wah! in an evening of Sanskrit chant and songs in English. Bring your jubilant Self, cost is $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Visit www.TahoeYoga.com or http://tahoeyoga.com/events.htm#wah.

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