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Classes & Groups

Classes & Groups

Community health and wellness education is offered for the Lake Tahoe community and visitors, ranging from classes and lectures to ongoing support groups.

Wellness Classes Support Groups
Wellness Lectures Freedom From Smoking
Group Fitness Classes Total Joint Replacement

CHIP - Complete Health Improvement Program

CHIP will help you make long-lasting lifestyle changes by addressing the causes of chronic disease and teaching you to use your own lifestyle as your best medicine. Learn more or sign up.

Mind Over Weight Matters

The Mind Over Weight Matters Workshop is designed for individuals interested in learning how to shift their relationship to food, eating and weight. This 4-week group health coaching program will work with individuals to explore how to shift behavior change and jump start a new healthy approach to eating. Learn more or sign up.

Ignite Your Life Purpose

Discover your higher purpose by pursuing what will bring meaning and depth to your life. Experience deeper satisfaction by unlocking your inner greatness and igniting your sense of purpose in life. This workshop will inspire you to create new possibilities for your life – make a difference, explore new ideas, be present. Learn more or sign up.

Mediterranean Lifestyle

The Mediterranean Diet can provide improvements to health as people age by slowing the rate of mental decline, reducing the risk of heart disease, and decreasing the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more or sign up.

Mindful Healing

Offered monthly; learn and practice stress management and mindfulness techniques to help manage chronic pain or chronic illness. Techniques include breathing, relaxation, and meditation to promote healing, decrease stress and overcome pain. Learn more or sign up.

Childbirth Preparation - 1-day Intensive or 6-week Series

We invite parents to attend classes at approximately 28 to 30 weeks. In 'Childbirth & Beyond: Preparing for the Journey' students learn about preparing for the hospital, when to check for admission, pre-term indicators, relaxation/breathing techniques, birthing process, labor positions, and pain management. Learn more or sign up.

Infant CPR

Infant CPR is for new parents, grandparents, babysitters, nannies, and anyone who wants to learn lifesaving infant CPR and choking relief skills but does not need a course completion card to meet a job requirement. Learn more or sign up.

Prenatal Yoga

Prenatal yoga leads expecting moms through yoga postures modified for each trimester. Learn more or sign up.

Community Acupuncture

Community acupuncture allows people to receive acupuncture in a quiet group setting. Benefits include a healing, group environment, and shorter, low cost appointments. Learn more or sign up.


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