Barton Health’s wellness lecture series is under way.
With a wide-variety of topics, including nutrition and weight loss; tendonitis and hand injuries; bike performance techniques and information on hip, shoulder and knee injury awareness.
There is no shortage of information! Barton’s medical experts are here to help live an active and healthful lifestyle at Lake Tahoe and beyond. read more →
“Silence, healing.” ― Heraclitus
In 2012, Sierra Agape partnered with artist Susie Alexander to offer healing through artistic expression. This is especially well suited for individuals experiencing chronic illness or pain of any kind.
Local health author, Cal Orey, has launched an edgy food-related blog that stands out with a dash of fresh attitude.
The internationally acclaimed author comes out of the pantry and admits, “I hate to cook.” But she practices what she preaches, “I eat to live and do not live to eat”. It’s her secret to staying healthy and lean while savoring fine food.
There’s a simple yet powerful tool that can help you take charge of your life, relieve stress, break bad habits, stop phobias, overcome anxiety and pain, and open emotional blocks to your well-being.
It’s not a pill – thank goodness! And, it’s easy to do on your own once you learn the simple techniques. Emotional Freedom Technique or EFT taught by Rosemary Manning is the cure. To introduce you to EFT, Rosemary is offering free EFT classes each month, with a different focus each time, called Tapping Tuesday.
“Ski season is around the corner. YES! As an orthopedic surgeon, I see many skiing and snowboarding related injuries. Consider the following tips to avoid preventable injuries and actively prepare for the season.”
Now is the time to surrender. Time to let go of the year that has passed as we go inward to restore ourselves and rest in preparation for the next new beginning.
Yoga for Wellness: Restorative Yoga and Meditation Retreat will take place Sunday, November 9th, 1 – 3 pm with Barbara Ricotta and Deborah Scarborough.
This is a perfect time of year to deepen our practices of Yoga and Meditation with Barbara Ricotta in Incline Village.
She has the magic touch. Her gentle manner and extensive medical experience has made her one of the top holistic health providers in Lake Tahoe, who specializes in craniosacral therapy and acupuncture.
Meet Barbara Ricotta, RN, MA, L.Ac. of North Lake Tahoe.
Barbara discovered holistic wellness in the mid 1980s while working as a critical care nurse. Inspired by her many clients who were seeking a higher level of health and well-being, she subsequently embarked on a career in holistic health and wellness.
What does it mean to live an embodied life?
In this article, South Shore Certified Rolfers, Gibney Siemion and Justin Salamon, share their tools to live a full life through proper breathing.
Join Erica for her free nature inspired yoga classes for all levels at Kiva Beach in South Lake Tahoe every Wednesday from 8 to 9am during July and August .
And, new this summer she is offering donation “Emerald Bay Yoga Hikes” every Friday at 8am at the Lake Tahoe Visitor Center at Taylor Creek, just north of Camp Richardson. You will take the Trolley to Emerald Bay where we will connect with nature, meditate, practice yoga, and maybe jump in the lake! We will finish between 12pm-1pm. read more →
The Tahoe Rim Trail Challenge, a popular self-guided program launched by the Tahoe Rim Trail Association, invites everyone to enjoy incredible landscapes from six hand-picked scenic portions of the trail that passes through both California and Nevada.
Hundreds of participants, including families, individuals and groups, have begun the inaugural Tahoe Rim Trail Challenge. With 100 days available between the autumn equinox on Sunday, Sept. 22 and the last day of 2014, it is not too late to embark on this adventure.
Through her own life changing experiences, Susan has witnessed the profound and powerful benefits of simple nutrition for herself and her family. Now she wants to share it with you.
Susan Frailey RN BSN from South Lake Tahoe recently published her breakthrough approach to nutrition in her new book, More Alive Now: Simple Nutrition to Change Your Life.
Through her innovative nutritional tools that make sense, are easy to follow, and will last a lifetime, Susan has joined Andrew Weil and Michael Pollan as a pioneer in the art of nutrition committed to help us achieve optimal health through simple daily decisions. As a mother of an autistic child, a full time health practitioner, entrepreneur and business owner, if Susan can do it, anyone can. read more →
Join Ray Goodenough for an amazing five hours getting to know yourself.
Ray, also known as the Tahoe Therapist, is holding a free Introduction to the Enneagram Workshop on Saturday, November 16, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Center for Higher Learning in South Lake Tahoe.
Learn about the road map to the ego structure. Who you are. Who you are not! More importantly, how to surrender.
How often do you stop and reflect about your eating regimes? Do they foster your athletic goals? Are you ready to mix up your routine in activity and nutrition? Join Registered Dietitian Jill Whisler and Exercise Physiologist Wendy Buchanan for the top ten nutrition and exercise tips for peak performance and health on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Tahoe Center for Environmental Sciences. read more →
Attend any four of Barton’s Wellness lectures and be automatically entered to win an iPad.
Simply obtain your Lecture Punch Card at the first lecture you attend. Receive a punch for each lecture you attend and once you’ve reached four lectures, submit your card to the lecture host to be eligible to win.
Sierra College Insights presents “Emotional Intelligence: The other kind of Smart” with Christopher Old at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, February 8, 2013.
Emotional Intelligence (EI), the ability to recognize and control emotions, is a characteristic that affects our ability to succeed in all areas of life including personal relationships as well as in our career or at school.
Come to the park for a day of mountain bike tours, forest hikes, play time, and health screenings at the free Lake Tahoe Lifestyle Festival on Saturday, September 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bijou Community Park, sponsored by the City of South Lake Tahoe and Barton Health.
Ride your bike to the park, and partake in Tahoe mountain culture.
Do you know how gravity affects your body?
Learn why so many people are turning to Rolfing for optimal health and performance, especially as we get older, at this free talk on Wednedsay, May 30th from 6pm to 7pm at Elevated Wellness Center in South Shore.
Breathe Into Bliss is a community wellness event dedicated to helping people discover new and exciting ways to achieve wellness. This event is focused on promoting health and wellness in the Tahoe area through various activities, holistic healing, healthy food, and relaxation techniques.
The Studio Lake Tahoe is a Yoga and Pilates center in Meyers that offers yoga classes including hot, yin, prenatal and aerial hammock yoga, and the popular kid yoga.
Friday at 6 pm are “donation classes,” with class proceeds going to a local charity.
Winterhill Olive Oil owners, Annette Schoonover and Richard Wolf long time South Lake Tahoe locals, are passionate about food and flavors and they believe that “there is no finer gift than one that comes from the heart.”
Celebrating their fifth year in business, Winterhill is much more than just olive oil.
Earthgym is no ordinary workout. It lets you explore fundamental body movement and forms training with the earth elements that naturally generate the flow of exuberance, all outside your door.
It’s called E.A.R.T.H GYM – Exuberant Animal Rhythmic Training Hall.
In a dance club atmosphere you can Zumba with Jenny and all your buddies on Wednesday nights in South Lake Tahoe at the Academy of Dance Arts from 8-9pm.
Jenny is licensed for Zumba Basic 1 & 2, Zumba Gold, Zumba Toning, and Zumbatomic. She also attended the 2011 Zumba Convention in Orlando, Florida and is constantly training and dancing in San Francisco and across the coast going to Jam Sessions and Master Classes.
Health Talks, a FREE community health education series offered by Tahoe Forest Health System, will feature Jeffrey Dodd, MD who will educate his audience about a safer, less invasive approach to hip replacement, using the most advanced equipment. Specializing in Orthopedic Surgery, Dr. Dodd is one of very few orthopedic surgeons who have performed Anterior Hip Surgery, an advanced approach to total hip surgery.
This free informative talk is on Wednesday, September 14 at 6 p.m. at the Eskridge Conference Room, Tahoe Forest Hospital, 10121 Pine Ave., Truckee.
Join Brandy and David on June 25th for a free talk and practice about the Inner Winds of Yoga.
Children experience more stress today than ever before, living in a world that often seems to move at a dizzying pace. Does your child experience fears, shyness, test anxiety, difficulty dealing with change, sadness, negative effects from being bullied?
Learn practical coping strategies and the method, Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), for lowering stress among children on May 22.
Tahoe Aerial Arts, a business dedicated to teaching aerial performance on silks, hoops and hammocks, is offering a free Introduction to Aerial Fitness class on Wednesday, January 5th, from 7:30-8:30 pm.
We have all heard the rhyme, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” I’ve read that red apples seem to be better than others and being that December 1st is National Eat a Red Apple Day, I would like share some good information about apples.
By Dr Joshua Welch, Safe Haven Chiropractic in South Lake Tahoe.
Long-time local fitness guru Al Bitar has moved Inside/Out Fitness to The Trading Post Center in Tahoe City, and is now offering 24-hour access.
Bitar first began power lifting in 1984 and for many years competed successfully in many regional events. Well-regarded as one of the area’s more skillful personal trainers, Bitar emphasizes the basics of weight lifting, especially free weights, as a tool to improve symmetry and the Tahoe athletic lifestyle.
Got the Tahoe Sore Throat?
Try some Whole Wheat OJ Muffins.
Sharon Freewoman of The Rainbow Bridge in North Lake Tahoe shares her practice for taking care of herself and getting grounded so we’ll be more refreshed, alert and happy.
When Mary Sutton, owner, Sierra Sports & Spine Healing Center set out to create a whole body health and healing center, she meant business. Her well-known physical therapy practice has re-emerged as a regional healing center for people seeking the latest healing therapies and wellness strategies.
To introduce her new center located in Truckee, Sutton will hold a Healing & Wellness Immersion Day, October 2nd from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The 2nd Annual Truckee Veggie Garden Tour will be held on Sunday, August 22nd, starting at 1:00 at the Community Garden in the Truckee River Regional Park.
Her huge smile, strong body, and gentle spirit makes everyone feel comfortable and welcome.
Dorothy Raftery has been teaching Yoga and Pilates for over a dozen years in South Lake Tahoe helping us build strength and flexibility, the essential ingredients for our healthy lifestyles. Don’t miss Saturday morning class on Regan Beach all summer.
The co-founders of Skate The Lake and seven other skaters will skateboard 72 miles around Lake Tahoe to help save Sarah Pugh, a local girl battling stage 4 breast cancer who needs help.
The two days of skating, camping and saving lives takes place June 28 and 29.
Julia Mancuso swears by the treatment and Daron Rahlves says he wouldn’t have made it to the Olympics without it. Platelet Rich Plasma.
Fortunately, for both competitive athletes and recreational weekend warriors, the treatment is now available in Truckee by Dr. Dennis Chez of Gateway Urgent Care.
Step up to the challenge.
For the month of May, the Tahoe Center for Health and Sports Performance is challenging all of us to meet the goal of 10,000 steps a day. That’s the equivalent of walking roughly five miles and meeting the Surgeon General’s recommendation of 30 minutes or more of moderate-intensity physical activity on all, or most, days of the week.
Did you know…February is American Heart Month? To help keep us strong, the Tahoe Forest Health System offers free Heart Health Programs and Workshops on Wednesday mornings, running February 3 – February 24, 2010.
Want to learn how to relax more easily and achieve a feeling of peace, joy and a positive attitude? I’m in.
Ki Gong may be just what we need. Ki Gong provides all the benefits of yoga, Tai-Chi, and meditation in one discipline.
Ki Gong classes with Rolf Godon take place on Wednesday evenings for just $5 at the Tahoe Center for Health and Sports Performance (TCHSP) in Truckee. read more →
Is laughter the best medicine?
Studies show that laughter has several health benefits from lowering blood pressure and hence, your chance of having a heart attack or stroke, to increasing intelligence and your ability to process and retain information. Laughter is also a great stress management tool and helps to release endorphins – the body’s natural painkillers. And, it’s fun and exhilarating!
Join Dr. Kim Bateman for a free evening of laughter and insight into the health benefits on December 2nd at the Tahoe Center for Health and Sports Performance (TCHSP) in Truckee. read more →
Cross country skiing is a wonderful sport that can be enjoyed by all ability levels young and old. And, it’s a great way to get outdoors and enjoy the winter.
Learn how to get the most out of your cross country skiing experience at this free seminar on Wednesday, November 4, presented by Jeff Schloss, Sugar Bowl Academy and Far West Nordic Junior and Senior Coach, at the Tahoe Center for Health and Sports Performance (TCHSP) in Truckee.
What if you could unlock the hidden power of your mind to heal, transform and create the life you always wanted? Matrix Energetics is a new idea that is supported by modern physics, subtle energy physics, and quantum physics.
Come play with your imagination and focused intent to create a new reality at the free seminar on Friday, November 13, at 5:30pm at the Tahoe Wellness Collective.
If you’ve never had a mammogram or have not had one in over a year, Tahoe Forest Health System recommends calling now for an appointment to take advantage of a special offer.
Women scheduling mammograms during the month of October will receive a complimentary one week pass to the Fitness Center at the Tahoe Center for Health and Sports Performance.
What’s all the belly aching about?
Find out how probiotic foods such as Kefir and Kombucha can promote optimal health and boost your immunity on October 15th with Susan Frailey RN.
Keep Tahoe Well is their mantra.
And, their movement classes will keep you in the flow.
She believes that Olive Oil is not only liquid gold for health, it’s also a remedy for fighting the recession.
It’s just one more reason to use olive oil, according to local author, Cal Orey.
How often have you thought of your feet as being responsible for supporting your whole body?
In this article, South Shore Certified Rolfers, Gibney Siemion and Justin Salamon, share their tools to live a full life through our feet.
Learn how to optimize your healthy lifestyle at the 1st Annual Community Wellness Celebration hosted by the Elevate Wellness Center and Barton University in South Lake Tahoe on Saturday, June 13, 2009.
Don’t miss this chance to try Rolfing®, Acupuncture, and the Berry Method®.
Would you know what to do?
Learn to save the life of a loved one who has stopped breathing, is having a heart attack, or is choking at CPR Training on May 30 in Truckee.
The Tahoe Rim Trail Association (TRTA), in partnership with the American Red Cross, will be offering a CPR/First Aid certification course Saturday, March 28th.
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