Health & Wellness

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The top 2020 girl' basketball recruit in the country—who just happens to be a junior at Hopkins High School—is headed to one of the nation’s best collegiate programs.

While high school teams seem to get a lot of the attention in our area, there’s another basketball organization that’s racking up the buckets.

Vaida Wellness Center celebrates its one-year anniversary this month in Wayzata. The center offers a variety of stress-relief remedies, from massage therapy to acupuncture.

Lili Salon Spa is a popular spot for relaxation in the Sundial Center of Minnetonka, and now its sister spa, Liv Skin Medspa, offers even more relaxing, medical-grade procedures.

Saint Paul’s Manila Ice blocks for the Minnesota RollerGirls All Stars team—she competitively charges into other women on roller skates. (The team ranks ninth in the world.) Inspired by the movie Whip It to start skating in 2012, Manila has touted roller derby All Stars status since 2015.

Simply put, I wanted to see a ghost, so when I was asked if I was willing to scour the Capital City for proof of their existence, I wholeheartedly volunteered.

For over a decade, the Minnetonka Community Education program Tonka Dance Works has been giving youth time in the spotlight through its annual winter production, Tales and Tails of Folks and Fairies.

Take a deep breath and rejuvenate (especially after the busy holiday season) with a trip to Wayzata Salon & Day Spa.

Clients are finding the ultimate balance of office and home at the Commons Workplace in Excelsior.

Achieving beautifully tanned skin during a Minnesota winter is not an easy task, but the Glow Lounge, which recently opened an Excelsior location, hopes to make bronze beauty more accessible—and safe (they offer only sunless tanning).

One of the largest annual festivals on Shorewood’s side of Lake Minnetonka is Arctic Fever, a celebration of Minnesota’s unique winter charm and favorite (chilly!) outdoor activities.