(tɔːt) + (nʊk), taut + nook
In the Sahaptin language, spoken by native tribes of the northwestern plateau, along the Columbia River and its tributaries, the word “tawtnuk” means medicine. Tawtnuk Wellness Institute’s philosophy that fitness is medicine aligns with Club 24’s hope for its members health through movement.
How Tawtnuk Works For
Club 24 Members
Tawtnuk Wellness Institute is operating Club 24 facilities as wellness clinics during state-mandated shutdowns. This effort allows Club 24 Members to continue to workout in a Tawtnuk Clinic by prescription or referral from their healthcare provider. Getting setup is easy:
Who Is Tawtnuk Wellness Institue?
At Tawtnuk Wellness Institute, we believe medicine is more than pills and is acquired by doing more than obtaining a bottle. To the ancestors of Yakama, Colville, Lower Cowlitz, and Grand Ronde tribes, tawtnuk/medicine was the influence of your environment, the presence of others and wildlife, and anything that nourished your whole-self; lifted your spirits.
Our job is to make you better as a whole being, to truly enjoy this gift of life our Creator has given us. Originally focused on Native wellness programs and facilities designed to improve the health and wellness of Native communities throughout the US, Tawtnuk Wellness Institute has grown to fulfill the holistic wellness of all communities by converting health clubs, gyms, and fitness centers to wellness facilities.
With over 80 years of combined experience in and around the wellness industry, Tawtnuk Wellness Institute is applying its expertise to safely open facilities where members of the community can safely gather, workout, and become well.