Health & Wellness

Young boy walking a dog in winter.

Some dog jackets parallel the best haute couture has to offer. Are they being worn for fashion or function?

Is it a kayak? A surfboard? No, it’s a surf ski paddle board!

When you think of golf, rolling green hills and warm temperatures come to mind. Ice, snow and thick, winter jackets aren’t a part of that image. But that is exactly what the Wayzata Chilly Open consists of.

Between work, family and everything else, we all know that life gets just plain busy.

Take the simple pleasure of ice skating, add hot chocolate at the concession stand, set the scene to music and you’ve got Skate Late, a Minnetonka community event February 1 from 6 to 8 p.m.

A new kid moved onto the block when Just For Kix dance program opened its doors in Minnetonka. Girls and boys at any skill level, preschool through high school, can learn to dance and experience a team setting.

Karin Twigg, co-owner of Awaken Pilates with her husband, Christian, invite everyone to mix up their exercise options and try the Reformer.

We typically associate “alfresco” with summer dining on patios and restaurant sidewalks, but here in the lake area, we have the privilege of assigning a winter-fresh twist on this outdoorsy phrase.

Fans in the stands at high school athletic events will often hold their collective breath waiting for a completed pass, a third strike or a winning goal. Now imagine an elite student athlete, waiting for word about their collegiate future.

Women, Wisdom, and Wine entertained and educated women this fall with a spectacular lineup of speakers, and more are planned in 2013.

Allan Charney tried boxing to help get in shape, but he felt like something was missing. “I started hitting the bag and thought, ‘This is a nice idea, but how about bringing it to the masses and combining it with group fitness?’ ”