Sports, Health & Wellness

Big Island and Back 10k Nordic Ski Dash

Bundle up and grab your skis for a day of fun on the lake. The third year of this race promises to be even bigger and better, featuring a post-race party at newly expanded Excelsior Brewing. Proceeds go to the Freshwater Society and the ICA Food Shelf Program. To sign up or volunteer at the race, visit the website. $45. 1 p.m. Lake Minnetonka, near the dock at Water and Lake in Excelsior; 952.474.6461; excelsior-lakeminnetonkachamber.com

Health Sense Dental Spa Grand Opening

Join the celebration at the Health Sense Dental Spa grand opening Thursday, September 25!

The celebration will feature b-o-g-o botox, buy 2 get 2 fillers and more! Beverages and light refreshments will also be served.

Muscle Wisdom Talk & Interactive Workshop

Weight loss may be the wrong approach to active aging. New research shows that increasing muscle mass is the key... and strength training offers the answer. Having adequate strength is essential for preventing sarcopenia (leading to frailty); lowering the risk of chronic disease; preventing falls; and increasing longevity. For example, studies show that grip strength is an indicator of current and potential health.

Living Medicine with Dr. Gladys McGarey

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.

Open House at Ness Plastic Surgery

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.

The Meaning of Empowerment: The Slippery Slope of Incapacity

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.

Bump & Bruise Clinic for Young Athletes

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.

Excelsior Girls Night Out: Danc'n in the Street

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!

Get Out and Grow! 5K Fun Run

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.

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