Health & Wellness

A fitness class at Vibe Dance and Fitness, a boutique dance studio in Minnetonka

National and international dance champion Cortney Colich knew she had a great idea: create a dance studio that blends dance and fitness.

An autumn coralroot orchid, cousin to the lady's slipper, the Minnesota state flower.

The Minnesota state flower, the lady’s slipper, is an orchid. Columnist Anne Marie Ruff Grewal ruminates on another woodland orchid.

The 2019 Minnesota Bound Crappie Contest was held in May at Lord Fletcher’s on Lake Minnetonka. The event raised thousands of dollars for Fishing For Life, offered prizes to anglers, and promoted family-friendly fish fun in the sun. 

An overhead shot of North Shore Marina, which offers boat storage and maintenance on Lake Minnetonka.

The owner of North Shore Marina shares his Lake Minnetonka boating adventures.

A stack of balanced rocks on a shoreline, a metaphor for achieving a balanced life.

Life coach Nicole Lovald often hears the question, "How do I live a more balanced life?"

A boy brushes his teeth with an electric toothbrush.

We reached out to Wayzata Family Dentistry to get their answers to a few questions about caring for your smile and choosing a dentist.

A yoga class stretches at The Marsh, Lake Minnetonka's Best Fitness Studio/Yoga Studio/Gym

Everywhere you turn there's a super-targeted health and wellness service: smoothie bars, Pilates studios, acupuncturists and more. The Marsh offers everything in one place.

Riders on horses go for the ball during a Twin City Polo Club match.

We visit the Twin City Polo Club in Maple Plain.

Natalie Webster's dogs Odin and Koa

For my job, I spend too much time sitting at my computer cranking out social media content for local businesses or columns. Like a lot of desk-sitters, I know I need to take more breaks to stand and walk. I tried using an app that reminded me to walk around every hour.

An X-boat sails on Lake Minnetonka during a yacht race.

For the first time since 2006, Lake Minnetonka will be home to the exclusive youth regatta that crowns the national sailing champion every year.

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