Health & Wellness

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.

Mike Bestgen, one of the mushers in the Klondike Dog Derby, and two of his sled dogs.

Watch the first local dog sled race in over 85 years.

Lichen on a dead tree branch

In February, precious little seems to be growing in the woods. Except lichen.

Nicole Lovald, owner of Spirit of the Lake Yoga and Wellness Center, meditates

Mindfulness is all over the place these days. But you might still be wondering, “What, exactly, is mindfulness?"

Players from the North American Pond Hockey Championship gather on the ice.

Don’t miss one of Lake Minnetonka’s favorite winter events—the North American Pond Hockey Championship.

Sheet Pan Maple Mustard Roasted Chicken and Vegetables, a recipe by Fad Free

Two Minnetonka moms provide healthy solutions for keeping New Year's resolutions.

Ruth Stricker, founder of The Marsh in Minnetonka, practice Tai Chi.

The Marsh, located in Minnetonka, has become a leader in the wellness/spa industry.

A cycling class at Moxx Cycling in Long Lake.

Two friends took a risk, partnered up and bought a cycling studio in Long Lake.

An old stethoscope sits on an old medicine book.

Thirty-nine flu cases had been reported in the town in January 1920.

A stressed child holds a teddy bear.

Just like us, kids can feel overwhelmed with demands at school or the pressure to do well in sports.

A couple on vacation

Did you know that non-travelers are significantly less active in their daily lives than people who travel?