Dr. Gladys McGarey, M.D. M.D.(H), the Mother of Holistic Medicine, comes to The Marsh on September 18 to share her vision of Living Medicine and recent life lessons. Dr. Gladys, who turns 94 in November, advocates for a paradigm shift in the consciousness of health care towards Living Medicine, which she says views illness not as something to be battled, but as life to be lived. It embraces the wisdom of our inner physician, understands that pain has purpose, and that being free of symptoms is not the same as full health. Dr. Read more about Living Medicine with Dr. Gladys McGarey
Sports, Health & Wellness
Ness Plastic Surgery would love to meet their new neightbors! Join for food and drinks, giveaways, special medical spa discounts, meet the team and tour their brand new facility. Read more about Open House at Ness Plastic Surgery
Many baby-boomers worry about the care needs for an elderly parent. Their parents may live with the uncertainty of chronic illness and disability and have a whole host of planning issues. However, either caregivers are overwhelmed with conflicting information or don't know where to seek help. Such a lack of information, or the wealth of conflicting information, adds to their anxiety about caring for an elderly parent. Indeed, it takes a team to protect an elderly person and every aspect of planning should be addressed. Read more about The Meaning of Empowerment: The Slippery Slope of Incapacity
If you're a concerned parent of a young athlete regarding sports injuries and risks, come to a free information session to learn how funcitonal movement screening can help them prevent fruther injury, diagnose issues and quicken recovery.
Presented by Merz Physical Therapy at The Marsh, Merz will then follow with free screenings by appointment to identify movement dysfunction and assess an array of athletic injuries. Screenings are provided for school-age and collegiate athletes to determine needs for further medical treatment or corrective exercise. Read more about Bump & Bruise Clinic for Young Athletes
This fun dance event for all ages features dance performances, dance lessons, costume contest (with prizes) and the opportunity to participate in a flash mob dance. No dance shoes or dance experience required to join in the fun! Read more about Excelsior Girls Night Out: Danc'n in the Street
The Get Out and Grow 5K Fun Run will be a run through the great outdoors encourages families to exercise together, builds physical fitness and promotes well-being and team spirit.
Following the 5K Fun Run, stay for the 9th Annual Fall Festival from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
The 5K Fun Run is open to all ages and abilities, including young children.
All minors must be accompanied by an adult.
No dogs or bikes allowed. Read more about Get Out and Grow! 5K Fun Run
Join Seane Corn, Hala Khouri, and Suzanne Sterling for an intensive transformational process to uncover your deepest passion and motivation for service that leads to embodied, effective and conscious action. You will be immersed in provocative self inquiry and creative exploration that leads to healing, truth telling and a profound connection to the state of the world and our place in it as agents of change. You will learn how both your wounds and your joys are our deepest gifts, and how to awaken these gifts as tools for compassionate and effective service. Read more about Off The Mat, Into The World: Yoga, Purpose and Action Intensive
Lake Minnetonka welcomes its first-ever wakesurfing championship, in conjunction with the Spirit of the Lakes Festival. Amateur and professional wakesurfers will compete at Cook’s Beach, and spectators can watch from Surfside Beach. There will also be music, food, entertainment and more. Free. 8:30 a.m. Surfside Beach/Cook’s Bay; mnwsc.com Read more about Minnesota Wakesurf Championship
The Tour de Tonka is back for its ninth year, celebrating cycling and community with more than 2,500 participants. No one is too young or too old to join in the ride. Riders can choose from a 16-, 26-, 44-, 52- or 100-mile ride around the lake and surrounding areas. Ride begins and ends at Minnetonka High School. Registration costs vary based on length of ride. 7:30 a.m. Minnetonka High School, 18301 Highway 7, Minnetonka; 952.401.6800; minnetonka.k12.mn.us Read more about Tour de Tonka