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Today

Tidal Wave — 5:30 a.m., Well Being Massage and Functional Fitness, 195 E. Winnie Lane. Reverse the affect of sitting and standing in a flexed position all day! Use our Water Rowers to activate your under-used posterior muscles, and row your way to a healthy and balanced body. The rowing combined with a strength building circuit that uses free weights and resistance bands will aid in building muscle strength and endurance and boost your metabolism. For information, visit http://www.carsoncityfitness.com, or call 775-546-3414.

Indoor Cycling Class — 9 a.m., noon and 5:30 p.m., Douglas County Community and Senior Center, 1329 Waterloo Lane, Gardnerville. Get your heart pumping with group cycling classes where participants can modify the bike’s resistance to meet their own personal workout/training needs. Instructors: Mary Merry, Orlando Sanchez and Lisa Wright. Bikes are available in a first-come first-served basis and enrollment starts no more than one hour prior to class time. Enrollment is paid in person as a drop-in fee of $5 per class. Classes are in the North Room. For information, call the center at 775-782-5500, ext. 1.

Ping Pong — 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive.

Carson City Parks & Recreation Easy Walk to Sonoma Park — 9 a.m., Meet at 1003 Sonoma St., at the corner of Sonoma and Fremont streets. Water and closed-toed shoes required. Hats and sunscreen recommended. If it rains or snows, meet at the Multi-Purpose Athletic Center (MAC) at 1860 Russell Way. Easy Walk Program: Walks of 1 to 2 miles in length with none or negligible elevation gain, and frequently paved or smooth paths. The walks will usually be of approximately one hour in duration. All walks can be found on the Nevada Appeal and Carson Now event calendars, and at http://www.musclepowered.org/calendar. The Muscle Powered calendar is a public calendar and you can add it to your Google calendar by clicking on the “Google Calendar” and follow the instructions. Leader: Donna Inversin, 775-315-6763, donnanv1@gmail.com. For information, visit http://www.carson.org/government/departments-g-z/parks-recreation-open-space.

Rhythm Rockers — 10-11 a.m., Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive.

Yoga — 10-11:30 a.m., Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive.

Compulsive Eaters Anonymous Meeting — 10 a.m., St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 314 N. Division St. Do you want to recover from compulsive eating? We want to help. Anyone is welcome at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church at 5:15 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays and 10 a.m. Tuesdays. A weekly meeting is held at 7 p.m. Sundays at Carson Valley United Methodist Church, 1385 Centerville Lane in Gardnerville. Visit http://www.ceahow.org or call 775-400-0098 for more.

Al-Anon — 12-1:30 p.m., Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive.

Qigong Tai Chi — 1-2 p.m., Carson Tahoe Cancer Center, 1535 Medical Parkway. Qigong Tai Chi by Kathryn Bricker Tai Chi Easy is a mind-body practice that combines gentle exercise, breath practice, self-applied massage, and meditation to activate self-healing properties that ancient Chinese texts call the “healer within.” Registration is required. Contact 775-445-7500 for information.

Muscle Powered Evening Conditioning Hike to Prison Hill-Snyder — 5:30 p.m., Meet in the dirt parking area at the east end of Snyder Avenue. Water and closed-toed shoes required. Hats, sunscreen and walking sticks recommended. Muscle Powered Evening Conditioning Hikes Program: Evening hikes of 4-6 miles in length with an elevation gain, sometimes over 500 feet and usually on single track trail. The evening hike will usually be 11/2 hour duration or more. All hikes can be found on the Nevada Appeal and Carson Now event calendars, and at http://www.musclepowered.org/calendar, Carson Valley Hikers and Backpackers Meetup site. The Muscle Powered calendar is a public calendar and you can add it to your Google calendar by clicking on the “Google Calendar” and follow the instructions. For information, visit musclepowered.org.

Yoga Glow – Taught by Jill Mustacchio — 5:45-6:45 p.m., Carson Tahoe Cancer Center, 1535 Medical Parkway. Classes are designed to promote a sense of well being for cancer survivors and patients in treatment. Learn postures linking breath and movement. Registration required. Call 775-445-7500.

Beginning West Coast Swing Lesson — 6 p.m., El Charro Avitia, 4389 S. Carson St. Every Tuesday night come to High Sierra Swing Dance Club’s beginning West Coast Swing lesson from 6 to 7 p.m. The cost is $8. Free dance from 7 to 8 p.m. No partner necessary. Due to infrequent special events at El Charro, check http://www.HSSDC.org to confirm class is being held. For information, visit http://www.hssdc.org.

Wednesday

Indoor Cycling Class — 6:15 a.m., Douglas County Community and Senior Center, 1329 Waterloo Lane, Gardnerville. Get your heart pumping with group cycling classes where participants can modify the bike’s resistance to meet their own personal workout/training needs. Instructors: Mary Merry, Orlando Sanchez and Lisa Wright. Bikes are available in a first-come first-served basis and enrollment starts no more than one hour prior to class time. Enrollment is paid in person as a drop-in fee of $5 per class. Classes are in the North Room. For information, call the center at 775-782-5500, ext. 1.

Ping Pong — 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive.

Resistance Exercise — 9:30-10:30 a.m., Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive.

Healthy Aging Expo — 10 a.m., Silver Springs Senior Center, 2945 Ft. Churchill Road, Silver Springs. In celebration of Older Americans Month and in the spirit of promoting health and wellness for all, the Senior Services Division of Lyon County Human Services is hosting its annual Healthy Aging Expo. The resource fair offers more than 30 local vendors offering various support in the aging process. In addition, workshops will be offered in essential oils for beginners, nutrition, exercise, and more. A complimentary lunch will be provided. United Blood Services will be on site collecting blood donations. For information, contact Cassandra Pearson at cpearson@lyon-county.org or 775-577-5009, ext. 3304.

Ageless Training — 10 a.m., Well Being Massage and Functional Fitness, 195 E. Winnie Lane. A self-paced full body workout for active older adults. Participants are challenged with body weight and resistance training exercises designed to increase strength, stability and endurance. Lastly, we focus on improving balance through movement patterns and exercises that help each participant gain a sense of independence and peace of mind. For information, visit http://www.carsoncityfitness.com, or call 775-546-3414.

Senior Health and Wellness Fair — 10 a.m., Dayton Senior Center, 2945 Ft. Churchill St., Silver Springs. Lyon County Senior Services will be hosting its annual Senior Health and Wellness Fair. This event will be held at the Silver Springs Senior Center from 10-2. The event open to the public. There will be activities, health related workshops, a blood drive, local resources, and lunch. For information, visit http://www.lyon-county.org/178/Dayton, or call 775-246-6210.

Breast Feeding Support Group, A Mom’s Network — 10-11 a.m., Carson Tahoe Health & Wellness Institute, 1470 Medical Parkway, Suite 250. The informal group is led by a lactation consultant. It provides ongoing support to mothers regarding breast feeding and mothering. All breast feeding mothers and their babies are welcome to attend. Call 775-445-5122 for information.

Yoga – Taught by Kathryn Bricker — 10:30 a.m., Carson Tahoe Cancer Center, 1535 Medical Parkway. The gentle yoga class is designed to teach easy movements to promote deep breathing and relaxation during cancer treatment. Simple stretching is demonstrated in a tranquil setting with other cancer patients. This may relieve stress and lessen treatment side effects. Contact 775-445-7500 for information. Registration required.

Blood Pressure Clinic — 10:30 a.m., Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive.

Yoga by Ruth Chan — 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Carson Tahoe Health & Wellness Institute, 1470 Medical Parkway, Suite 250. Come to weekly yoga to increase flexibility, mental clarity and stress reduction. Cost is $5 per class.

Tears and Rainbows — 12:30 p.m., Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive.

Better Breathers — 1:15-2:15 p.m., Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive.

Alzheimer’s Association Planning for the Future While Living With Memory Loss — 1 p.m., Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive, Carson Room. Dementia Conversation: Driving, doctor visits, and legal and financial planning. When someone is showing signs of dementia, its time to talk. Often, conversations with family about changing behaviors can be challenging and uncomfortable. This program provides tips for breaking the ice with your family so you can address some of the most common issues that are difficult to discuss, going to the doctor for a diagnosis, deciding when to stop driving and making financial plans for the future. For information, call 775-786-8061 for email apulido@alz.org, or go to http://www.alz.org/norcal/index.asp.

Small Steps. Big Rewards. National Diabetes Prevention Program — 3-4 p.m., Carson Tahoe Health & Wellness Institute, 1470 Medical Parkway, Suite 250. In conjunction with the CDC and the National Diabetes Prevention Program another session of “Small Steps. Big Rewards.” began April 5. A year-long program, consisting of 16 weekly sessions plus six monthly sessions, that has proven to be effective in eliminating the risk of diabetes. Enrollment fee is $40, each session $10 and payment plans are available. For information, contact 775-445-5169.

Eat Like a Greek! — 4 p.m., Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center, Valley View Room, 1600 Medical Parkway. Join Kim Mason, MS. RD., for an eight-week nutrition course about the benefits behind the Mediterranean diet. Research suggests that the benefits of following a Mediterranean-style eating pattern may be many: improved weight loss, better control of blood glucose (sugar) levels and reduced risk of depression, to name a few. Class meets Wednesdays beginning April 26. Registration is $20. For information, contact 775-445-5169 or register at https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07edmh0gjjae623ba0&oseq=&c=&ch=.

Overeaters Anonymous — 5:30 p.m., 1375 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville. What you will find at OA meetings is acceptance of you as you are now, as you were, as you will be; understanding of the problems you now face — problems almost certainly shared by others in the group; communication that comes as the natural result of our mutual understanding; recovery from your illness; power to enter a new way of life through the practice of the Twelve-Step recovery program, the belief in a power greater than yourself, and the support and companionship of the group. What you won’t find at OA meetings are weigh-ins; packaged meals; dues; fees; “shoulds; “musts”; and judgment. If you decide that you are one of us, we welcome you with open arms. Whatever your circumstances, we offer you the gift of acceptance. You are not alone anymore. For information, visit http://www.oanns.org.

Tidal Wave — 5:30 p.m., Well Being Massage and Functional Fitness, 195 E. Winnie Lane.

Reverse the affect of sitting and standing in a flexed position all day! Use our Water Rowers to activate your under-used posterior muscles, and row your way to a healthy and balanced body. The rowing combined with a strength building circuit that uses free weights and resistance bands will aid in building muscle strength and endurance and boost your metabolism. For information, visit http://www.carsoncityfitness.com, or call 775-546-3414.

Healthy Habits – Taught by Verna Lewis ­— 5:45-6:45 p.m., Carson Tahoe Cancer Center, 1535 Medical Parkway. This program provides one-on-one support and education on nutrition during treatment and how to cope with side effects from chemotherapy and radiation. Designed to help cancer survivors regain their strength, Healthy Habits assists with getting patients back to normal activities. A personal trainer promotes good walking and movement techniques using light weights or bands to rebuild muscle mass. Trainers will coach patients on good nutrition to promote healing and increase stamina. Registration is required. Contact 775-445-7500.

Al-Anon Family — 6:30-8 p.m., Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive.

Merry go Rounds — 7 p.m., Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive.

Thursday

Tidal Wave — 5:30 a.m., Well Being Massage and Functional Fitness, 195 E. Winnie Lane. Reverse the affect of sitting and standing in a flexed position all day! Use our Water Rowers to activate your under-used posterior muscles, and row your way to a healthy and balanced body. The rowing combined with a strength building circuit that uses free weights and resistance bands will aid in building muscle strength and endurance and boost your metabolism. For information, visit http://www.carsoncityfitness.com, or call 775-546-3414.

Ping Pong — 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive.

Yoga — 10-11:30 a.m., Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive.

Rhythm Rockers — 10-11 a.m., Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive.

Al-Anon — 12-1:30 p.m., Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive.

Qigong Tai Chi — 1-2 p.m., Carson Tahoe Cancer Center, 1535 Medical Parkway. Qigong Tai Chi by Kathryn Bricker Tai Chi Easy is a mind-body practice that combines gentle exercise, breath practice, self-applied massage, and meditation to activate self-healing properties that ancient Chinese texts call the “healer within.” Registration is required. Contact 775-445-7500 for information.

Ladies, It’s Time to Take Control! — 4 p.m., Carson Tahoe Health & Wellness Institute, 1470 Medical Parkway, Suite 250. The Women’s Pelvic Health Educational Program at The Health & Wellness Institute (HWI) at Carson Tahoe offers a six-week program for women of all ages, whether you’re looking to improve your sexual function, increase bladder and bowel control or help prevent the need for future surgeries. Meets Mondays and Thursdays beginning May 1. Registration is $50. For information, call 775-445-5169.

Wellness 101: Cooking for Health & Wellness — 4:30 p.m., Carson Tahoe Cancer Center, Conference Room, 1535 Medical Parkway. A community education series that is free and open to the public! Join Cynthia Ferris-Bennett, owner of Sierra Chef, in a cooking class for wellness. You’ll use fresh local produce to create tasty dishes that will boost your health. RSVP to 775-445-7508 or CancerInfo@CarsonTahoe.org.

Compulsive Eaters Anonymous Meeting — 5:15 p.m., St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 314 N. Division St. Do you want to recover from compulsive eating? We want to help. Anyone is welcome at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church at 5:15 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays and 10 a.m. Tuesdays. A weekly meeting is held at 7 p.m. Sundays at Carson Valley United Methodist Church, 1385 Centerville Lane in Gardnerville. Visit http://www.ceahow.org or call 775-400-0098 for more.

Hatha Yoga (with a View) — 5:15-6:15 p.m., Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center, 1600 Medical Parkway. Takes place on the third floor in the Valley View Room. The cost is $5 per class.

Caregiver Exchange Meeting — 5:30 p.m., St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 314 N. Division St. The St. Peter’s Episcopal Church Caregiver Exchange Meeting’s goal is to provide support and important resource information for those unpaid family caregivers in the community. It is a values-based time to share, support and problem solve confidentially without judgment. For information, call 775-882-1534.

Old Man Karate — 5:30 to 7 p.m., Yaple’s Ballroom, 315 N. Carson St. Open to ages 40 and up. Drop in fee is $5. Classes are recommended for those who dropped out of martial arts because it was too strenuous. Classes are built to avoid injury and have fun. Beginners welcome. For information, call 775-882-4008.

Co-Dependents Anonymous — 5:45-7:45 p.m., Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive.

Healthy Habits – Taught by Verna Lewis ­— 5:45-6:45 p.m., Carson Tahoe Cancer Center, 1535 Medical Parkway. This program provides one-on-one support and education on nutrition during treatment and how to cope with side effects from chemotherapy and radiation. Designed to help cancer survivors regain their strength, Healthy Habits assists with getting patients back to normal activities. A personal trainer promotes good walking and movement techniques using light weights or bands to rebuild muscle mass. Trainers will coach patients on good nutrition to promote healing and increase stamina. Registration is required. Contact 775-445-7500.

Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group — 6:30 p.m., Alzheimer’s Association Northern California and Northern Nevada, 1600 Medical Parkway, Juniper Room. The Alzheimer’s Association’s Caregiver Support Group is designed to provide emotional, educational and social support for caregivers through regularly scheduled meetings. They help participants develop methods and skill to solve problems. The group encourages caregivers to maintain their own personal, physical and emotional health, as well as optimally care for the person with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia. Call 775-786-8061 for information, or go to http://www.alz.org/norcal/index.asp.

Friday

Ping Pong — 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive.

Yoga with Joanna Jepson — 9-10 a.m., Carson Tahoe Health & Wellness Institute, 1470 Medical Parkway, Suite 250.

Ageless Training — 9 a.m., Well Being Massage and Functional Fitness, 195 E. Winnie Lane. A self-paced full body workout for active older adults. Participants are challenged with body weight and resistance training exercises designed to increase strength, stability and endurance. Lastly, we focus on improving balance through movement patterns and exercises that help each participant gain a sense of independence and peace of mind. For information, visit http://www.carsoncityfitness.com, or call 775-546-3414.

Resistance Exercise — 9:30-10:30 a.m., Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive.

Yoga Flow by Jill Mustacchio — 10 a.m., Carson Tahoe Cancer Center, 1535 Medical Parkway. Yoga classes are designed to promote a sense of well being for cancer survivors and patients in treatment. Learn “do-able” postures linking breath and movement. Registration required. Call 775-445-7500.

Overeaters Anonymous — noon, 1617 Fairview Drive, Suite 1. What you will find at OA meetings is acceptance of you as you are now, as you were, as you will be; understanding of the problems you now face — problems almost certainly shared by others in the group; communication that comes as the natural result of our mutual understanding; recovery from your illness; power to enter a new way of life through the practice of the Twelve-Step recovery program, the belief in a power greater than yourself, and the support and companionship of the group. What you won’t find at OA meetings are weigh-ins; packaged meals; dues; fees; “shoulds; “musts”; and judgment. If you decide that you are one of us, we welcome you with open arms. Whatever your circumstances, we offer you the gift of acceptance. You are not alone anymore. For information, visit http://www.oanns.org.

Body Recharge — noon, Well Being Massage and Functional Fitness, 195 E. Winnie Lane. A restorative class aimed to give your body a re-set and/or recharge. You will use foam rolling and trigger point balls as well as other methods to bring relief to chronic muscle and joint pain areas. We also explore corrective and developmental exercises (using partner stretching/PNF/yoga poses/Swiss Stability Ball, etc.) to activate the “little muscles” and increase stabilization of the joints. This class helps prepare the body for everyday movement and exercise. As important, it benefits individuals making the transition from rehab to fitness. For information, visit http://www.carsoncityfitness.com, or call 775-546-3414.

Square Dancing — 6 p.m., Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive.

Saturday

Old Man Karate — 8:30 a.m., Yaple’s Ballroom, 315 N. Carson St. Open to ages 40 and up. Drop in fee is $5. Classes are recommended for those who dropped out of martial arts because it was too strenuous. Classes are built to avoid injury and have fun. Beginners welcome. For information, call 775-882-4008.

Indoor Cycling Class — 9 a.m., Douglas County Community and Senior Center, 1329 Waterloo Lane, Gardnerville. Get your heart pumping with group cycling classes where participants can modify the bike’s resistance to meet their own personal workout/training needs. Instructors: Mary Merry, Orlando Sanchez and Lisa Wright. Bikes are available in a first-come first-served basis and enrollment starts no more than one hour prior to class time. Enrollment is paid in person as a drop-in fee of $5 per class. Classes are in the North Room. For information, call the center at 775-782-5500, ext. 1.

Tidal Wave — 9 a.m., Well Being Massage and Functional Fitness, 195 E. Winnie Lane. Reverse the affect of sitting and standing in a flexed position all day! Use our Water Rowers to activate your under-used posterior muscles, and row your way to a healthy and balanced body. The rowing combined with a strength building circuit that uses free weights and resistance bands will aid in building muscle strength and endurance and boost your metabolism. For information, visit http://www.carsoncityfitness.com, or call 775-546-3414.

Overeaters Anonymous — 9:30 a.m., 1080 N. Minnesota St. What you will find at OA meetings is acceptance of you as you are now, as you were, as you will be; understanding of the problems you now face — problems almost certainly shared by others in the group; communication that comes as the natural result of our mutual understanding; recovery from your illness; power to enter a new way of life through the practice of the Twelve-Step recovery program, the belief in a power greater than yourself, and the support and companionship of the group. What you won’t find at OA meetings are weigh-ins; packaged meals; dues; fees; “shoulds; “musts”; and judgment. If you decide that you are one of us, we welcome you with open arms. Whatever your circumstances, we offer you the gift of acceptance. You are not alone anymore. For information, visit http://www.oanns.org.

Embracing Change and Aging — 10 a.m., Sierra Place, 1111 W. College Parkway. Geri Meyer, a retired therapist, will explore challenges that come with aging. She leads Embracing Change and Aging, a discussion about how to make the most of remaining years and other topics, on the first and third Saturdays of the month.

Motiyogachi — 10-11 a.m., Health and Wellness Institute, 1470 Medical Parkway, Suite 250. MoTiYoGaChi (pronounced Moe-Tie-Yo-Gah-Chee) combines primal tribal movements with the fluid, meditative movements of tai chi, chi kung, and yoga. A fun, low-impact, multi-level movement class to strengthen the body, energize the spirit, and calm the mind. ‘Moti’ will leave you feeling alive, empowered, energized, and filled with peace. $5.00 per class, 10 weeks beginning April 8. For information, contact 775-445-5169.

Sunday

Muscle Powered Weekly Bicycle Ride — Meet Sundays at 9 a.m. at Fremont Elementary School, 1511 Firebox Road, in the south parking lot, next to the Linear Ditch Trail. Ride is free and will normally consist of two loops, which are 10-15 miles long each. This allows a rider to do 10-15 miles or 20-30 miles depending on the loops. The ride pace will vary depending on rider level but will usually be about a 12-16 mile per hour pace. This is a no-drop ride. Email Shane at shane@shanetrotter.net if you have questions. All riders must have a bicycle in safe working condition, helmet and close-toed shoes. Participants are responsible for their own transportation to the meeting site. For information, visit musclepowered.org.

Monday

Indoor Cycling Class — 6:15 a.m., Douglas County Community and Senior Center, 1329 Waterloo Lane, Gardnerville. Get your heart pumping with group cycling classes where participants can modify the bike’s resistance to meet their own personal workout/training needs. Instructors: Mary Merry, Orlando Sanchez and Lisa Wright. Bikes are available in a first-come first-served basis and enrollment starts no more than one hour prior to class time. Enrollment is paid in person as a drop-in fee of $5 per class. Classes are in the North Room. For information, call the center at 775-782-5500, ext. 1.

Ping Pong — 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive.

Resistance Exercise — 9:30-10:30 a.m., Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive.

Ageless Training — 10 a.m., Well Being Massage and Functional Fitness, 195 E. Winnie Lane. A self-paced full body workout for active older adults. Participants are challenged with body weight and resistance training exercises designed to increase strength, stability and endurance. Lastly, we focus on improving balance through movement patterns and exercises that help each participant gain a sense of independence and peace of mind. For information, visit http://www.carsoncityfitness.com, or call 775-546-3414.

Soft Strength — 11 a.m., Carson Tahoe Cancer Center, 1535 Medical Parkway. Classes by Verna Lewis. Classes designed to help cancer patients incorporate exercise into their lives during and after treatment. Gentle stretching and light strengthening exercises are modified to meet patient’s abilities. Call 775-445-7500 for information. Registration required.

Body Recharge — noon, Well Being Massage and Functional Fitness, 195 E. Winnie Lane. A restorative class aimed to give your body a re-set and/or recharge. You will use foam rolling and trigger point balls as well as other methods to bring relief to chronic muscle and joint pain areas. We also explore corrective and developmental exercises (using partner stretching/PNF/yoga poses/Swiss Stability Ball, etc.) to activate the “little muscles” and increase stabilization of the joints. This class helps prepare the body for everyday movement and exercise. As important, it benefits individuals making the transition from rehab to fitness. For information, visit http://www.carsoncityfitness.com, or call 775-546-3414.

Yoga – Taught by Kathryn Bricker — 1 p.m., Carson Tahoe Cancer Center, 1535 Medical Parkway. The gentle yoga class is designed to teach easy movements to promote deep breathing and relaxation during cancer treatment. Simple stretching is demonstrated in a tranquil setting with other cancer patients. This may relieve stress and lessen treatment side effects. Contact 775-445-7500 for information. Registration required.

Better Breathers — 1:15-2:15 p.m., Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive.

Ladies, It’s Time to Take Control! — 4 p.m., Carson Tahoe Health & Wellness Institute, 1470 Medical Parkway, Suite 250. The Women’s Pelvic Health Educational Program at The Health & Wellness Institute (HWI) at Carson Tahoe offers a six-week program for women of all ages, whether you’re looking to improve your sexual function, increase bladder and bowel control or help prevent the need for future surgeries. Meets Mondays and Thursdays beginning May 1. Registration is $50. For information, call 775-445-5169.

Compulsive Eaters Anonymous Meeting — 5:15 p.m., St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 314 N. Division St. Do you want to recover from compulsive eating? We want to help. Anyone is welcome at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church at 5:15 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays and 10 a.m. Tuesdays. A weekly meeting is held at 7 p.m. Sundays at Carson Valley United Methodist Church, 1385 Centerville Lane in Gardnerville. Visit http://www.ceahow.org or call 775-400-0098 for more.

Overeaters Anonymous — 5:30 p.m., 1617 Fairview Drive, Suite 1. What you will find at OA meetings is acceptance of you as you are now, as you were, as you will be; understanding of the problems you now face — problems almost certainly shared by others in the group; communication that comes as the natural result of our mutual understanding; recovery from your illness; power to enter a new way of life through the practice of the Twelve-Step recovery program, the belief in a power greater than yourself, and the support and companionship of the group. What you won’t find at OA meetings are weigh-ins; packaged meals; dues; fees; “shoulds; “musts”; and judgment. If you decide that you are one of us, we welcome you with open arms. Whatever your circumstances, we offer you the gift of acceptance. You are not alone anymore. For information, visit http://www.oanns.org.

Tidal Wave — 5:30 p.m., Well Being Massage and Functional Fitness, 195 E. Winnie Lane. Reverse the affect of sitting and standing in a flexed position all day! Use our Water Rowers to activate your under-used posterior muscles, and row your way to a healthy and balanced body. The rowing combined with a strength building circuit that uses free weights and resistance bands will aid in building muscle strength and endurance and boost your metabolism. For information, visit http://www.carsoncityfitness.com, or call 775-546-3414.

Hatha Yoga (with a View) — 5:15-6:15 p.m., Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center, 1600 Medical Parkway. Takes place on the third floor in the Valley View Room. The cost is $5 per class.

Old Man Karate — 5:30 to 7 p.m., Yaple’s Ballroom, 315 N. Carson St. Open to ages 40 and up. Drop in fee is $5. Classes are recommended for those who dropped out of martial arts because it was too strenuous. Classes are built to avoid injury and have fun. Beginners welcome. For information, call 775-882-4008.

Breast Feeding Support Group, A Mom’s Network — 5:30-6:30 p.m., Carson Tahoe Health & Wellness Institute, 1470 Medical Parkway, Suite 250. The informal group is led by a lactation consultant. It provides ongoing support to mothers regarding breast feeding and mothering. All breast feeding mothers and their babies are welcome to attend. Call 775-445-5122 for information.

Square Dancing — 6 p.m., Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive.