Programs & Classes

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Virtual Group Exercise Program
Join us for group fitness classes, all online! It's more than just exercise: get moving, get support, and stay connected! Live classes are offered four days a week, from all of your favorite instructors.
$45 for monthly membership, $10 drop in, free week for new members!
View the schedule here

ACL Post-Op Rehab Workshop
This workshop is for patients 4 months or more post-op ACL reconstruction surgery. It is led by Ashly Gillis, PT, and will provide:

  • Strength Training in Small Group Setting
  • Single Leg Strengthening
  • Return to Sport Training
  • Neuromuscular Re-Education
  • Affordable & Cost Effective

Wednesdays, September 1st - 22nd | 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Nutrition for a Healthy Pregnancy
Feed your body and baby for optimal health! Learn how to meet all nutrition needs for you and your baby.
Time is allowed for in-depth discussions on individual needs and concerns.
Free - First Thursday of Each Month
Thursday, September 2nd | 8:30am - 10:00am

Parkinson's Support Group
A community support group in where members can share their experiences, knowledge, and coping strategies. Research has overwhelmingly supported the benefits of social support in the management of chronic disease.
Thursday, September 2nd | 11:00am - 12:00pm

Prepared Childbirth
This class will give you an overview of childbirth options in a fast-paced, intensive format. Our goal is to make you as prepared as possible to welcome your baby to the world!
Two Options:
Saturday, September 4th (In Person) | 9:00am - 4:30pm
$125 per couple

Pilates Fundamentals Workshop
Learn how Pilates reformer exercises focus on engaging the body and mind together, while utilizing the Pilates Principles to strengthen muscles, increase flexibility and improve balance and coordination
Mondays & Wednesdays, September 13th - October 6th | 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Cardio Bootcamp 
Kick It Up a Notch!

Join us for this 6-week results driven fitness and functional strength program. Boot Camp is designed to help you reach your goals in a safe and supportive atmosphere.

  • Pre- and post-fitness testing and biometric screening
  •  Two weekly energizing Boot Camp classes led by a certified personal trainer
  •  Accountability through nutrition and exercise tracking
  •  Support from your coach and fellow Boot Campers

Mondays & Wednesdays September 13th - October 6th | 4:00pm -5:00pm

Yoga Basics
Students Will Learn:
2 hour workshop for students who are interested in learning more about yoga!

  • Basic Yoga poses and how to execute them safely and comfortably for their body.
  • Attend group exercise yoga classes with a new familiarity for the names and poses frequently used.
  • Yoga in a safe, non-competitive environment with other beginners.

Thursday, September 23rd | 4:00 - 6:00pm

Mindfulness In Community
As we come out of quarantine and the pandemic and back into our work and socializing, it is a good time to redefine how we are a part of our community. In this 3-week mindfulness workshop series we will investigate your role in your community, explore how you're impacted by others, and gain greater appreciation for your relationships.
Tuesdays, September 7th - 21st | 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Diabetes Self-Management Program
An evidence-based program developed by Stanford School of Medicine.


  • Decision-making strategies
  • Becoming a self-manager
  • Understanding common symptoms
  • Using your mind to manage symptoms
  • Exercise tips for strength, flexibility, and endurance
  • Healthy eating at home and away
  • Managing your medications

Participants in this program are better able to manage their symptoms and report improved health and quality of life. 

Wednesdays, September 8th - October 20th | 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Donner Conference Room or on ZOOM

This program is supported by the Wellness Neighborhood and offered at no cost.

Building Better Caregivers
An evidence-based program developed by Stanford School of Medicine.


  • Skills to support stress reduction for caregiver and the care partner
  • Self-care methods to improve caregiver's health
  • How to handle difficult emotions
  • Managing troublesome care partner behaviors
  • Planning for the future
  • Information about resources
  • Ways to improve communication skills

WHERE: Class format to be determined - call for details

This program is supported by the Wellness Neighborhood and offered at no cost.

Thursdays, September 9th - October 21st | 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Donner Conference Room or on ZOOM

This program is supported by the Wellness Neighborhood and offered at no cost.

Cancer: Thriving and Surviving
This free workshop is designed for individuals diagnosed with cancer to help them develop the tools to live a healthy and full life. Techniques to deal with frustration, fatigue, pain, isolation, poor sleep and living with uncertainty.

Topics Include:

  • Exercise
  • Decision Making
  • Communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals
  • Nutrition
  • Setting priorities

Fridays, September 10th - October 22nd | 3:30pm - 6:00pm
Donner Conference Room or on ZOOM

Baby Massage
For parents and infants, newborn to crawling, this hands-on workshop promotes bonding and communication, while improving baby’s circulation and digestion, easing tension, increasing relaxation, and reducing fussiness. Led by Linda Mackenzie, RN, Certified Infant Massage Instructor.

Saturday & Sunday, September 11th and 12th
Both days from 10:00am - 12:00pm
$60 for the 2-day session

Introduction to Pilates Reformer
Have you always wanted to try Pilates Reformer Classes? Here is your chance to see if these classes are a good fit for you! This workshop will introduce you to the benefits of Pilates and how to use the Reformer. You will be taught beginner exercises and appropriate modifications while experiencing the flow and enjoyment of a group Pilates class. People fall in love with the Reformer, come and find out why!

Saturday, September 18th | 9:00am - 10:30am

Raising Healthy Eaters - Toddler Edition (Virtual)
Nourishing a toddler is tough! Do you ever wonder if you're 'doing it right' or curious on how to do it better? Join us for a one hour class, followed by a 30 minute Q & A. Some topics covered are

  • How to handle picky eaters
  • Nutrients of concern and foods to focus on
  • Cracking toddler-code around food
  • Intuitive eating for kids
  • Meal and snack ideas
  • Milk guidelines for toddler years

Saturday, September 18th | 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Offered in-person and on Zoom

Tahoe Forest Cooking Club
Get out of your cooking rut and come get INSPIRED at our monthly Health Supportive Cooking Club!

Each month, our Registered Dietitian, Denice Hynd, will provide a fun and interactive cooking demo. You get to taste test and take home easy, healthy, and delicious recipes!

Fall Back to Fun American Favorites - Your childhood favorite sloppy-joe will make an appearance as a simple-elevated-Joe. Learn how to deconstruct this classic combo and serve as an adult-approved lean entrée!

Monday, September 20th | 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Prevent T2 - Diabetes Prevention Program
One out of three adults have prediabetes and 90% of them don’t know it.

The Wellness Neighborhood is proud to offer Prevent T2, which has been shown to help at-risk adults cut their risk for developing type 2 diabetes by 58%. The prevent T2 lifestyle change program can help you lose weight, become more physically active, and reduce stress.

With Prevent T2 you get:

  • A proven program to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes
  • A CDC-approved curriculum and trained lifestyle coach
  • A year-long program with weekly meetings for the first 6 months, then once or twice a month for the second 6 months
  • Support from others like you as you learn new skills

Join the Prevent T2 program - so you can keep doing the things you love.

This year-long program is covered by Medicare, Medi-cal, and some commercial insurances. To learn more or register, please call (530) 587-3769.

Free Introductory class Wednesday, September 22nd | 5:15pm - 6:15pm

All of our current classes and programs


Nutrition Consultations 
Our Registered Dietitian Nutritionists will review your health goals and medical conditions to personalize a plan based on your needs, activity patterns, and lifestyle. Our professional team can address various concerns, including cholesterol, blood pressure, diabetes, and pre-diabetes, sports nutrition, vegetarian eating, intestinal issues, food allergies, weight loss, and many more.

Health Coaching 
Do you know what to do to become healthier, but just haven't been able to stick with it? Change is not easy! Coaching helps you find your own motivation for making a change and has been shown to be the most effective strategy for LASTING behavior change.

Guided Mindfulness
It can be difficult to start any new practice in life. Mindfulness and meditation are no exception. It is helpful to have an experienced guide who can teach you the basics, hold you accountable for your practice, and offer guidance when you encounter difficulties. 

Mental Performance Training 
Mental Training helps tame the noise of distraction, focus on the task at hand, and achieve results. One-on-one mental performance training tailors the use of foundational skills to the specific personality, strengths, and goals of any individual.

Personal Yoga, Pilates, and Fitness Training
Why work with a personal trainer?

A trainer will assess your individual abilities and help you set and achieve your fitness, wellness, and health goals. They will keep your work out fresh and fun so you stay motivated and achieve results. You will get an efficient, balanced, full body workout with weekly accountability and measurements of your progress.

Biofeedback Therapy
Learn self-regulation skills you can use for life-without side effects. Biofeedback can relieve chronic pain, increase relaxation skills, reduce stress and anxiety, relieve migraines, help with insomnia, and much more!