Health & Wellness

carnival ride

Stretching down Lake Street from Broadway Avenue to Ferndale Road, James J. Hill Days is set for September 10–12 with festivities kicking off Friday evening from 5–10 p.m. and continuing Saturday from 10 a.m.–10 p.m.

Amanda Boots, MCE Chakradance instructor

Creating a dynamic space for individuals to discover themselves through active movement, Minnetonka Community Education’s (MCE) Moving Meditation with Chakradance program connects participants’ bodies to internal energies sourced from their aura, spirit, intelle

There comes a time when we may need to help our parents downsize and move from their homes. Being well organized can make this process much easier. 

new Commons pavilion

Excelsior Commons has long been the epicenter of lakeside events, including community festivals, more concerts than one can count and other special celebrations. If you’ve been to the area lately, you’ve undoubtedly noticed something new.

Sound therapy

Sound therapist and massage practitioner Jessie Daniels clearly remembers the first time she was introduced to Himalayan singing bowls in the summer of 2018.

wearing sandals in the summer sun

‘Tis the season for sandals, flip flops and barefoot walks along the shore—and paying closer attention to our feet.

Miami

Our beauty and style habits can get stuck in a rut. I love travel for so many reasons, including what it awakens in us. Travel can increase creativity, which has a significant impact on our beauty and style, among other things.

Dog playing in dog park

With many Minnesotans sticking closer to home during the pandemic, folks have been looking for inspired ways to use their newfound time. For some, that meant welcoming pets into their homes.

Scuba Diving to Clear Lake Weeds

Few of us like the creeping sensation of a surprise encounter with lake weeds while swimming. Tom Suerth, founder of Waterfront Restoration, knows this firsthand from growing up on Long Lake.

Pet dog on a road trip.

Pet-friendly travel is on the rise, and, thankfully, it’s becoming easier and easier. While we have not flown with our dog, we did bring her on a 24-plus hour road trip. It’s very feasible with a little extra planning.

Dog waiting to play in a tidy home

Pets bring endless joy, comfort and love. I have two rescued greyhounds that are 11 years old and retired from racing. Taking my furry friends on daily walks keeps me active.

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