Health and wellness
Spa franchise Spavia opened its new location in Maple Grove in May, bringing its take on massages, facials and beauty treatments to the area. Read more about Spavia Brings a New Brand of Self-care to Maple Grove
Wayzata Children’s Clinic offers a series of free, one-hour new baby classes in Maple Grove and Chaska. Read more about Nervous About Being a Parent? Wayzata Children's Clinics Offers Free Newborn Classes
Eui Young Lee previously coached the U.S. and Great Britain Olympic taekwondo teams. Now, he's taken his skill, ability and heart to Haiti to help develop their Olympic squad. Read more about World Taekwondo Academy's Grandmaster Uses Athletic Gifts to Give Back
The Firefly Sisterhood is a is a statewide, nonprofit organization that fosters connections between women (and men) who’ve been recently diagnosed with breast cancer and breast cancer survivors. Read more about Statewide Breast Cancer Support Network Guides Women Through 'Emotional Rollercoaster' of Diagnosis
Despite the holidays appearing long in the distance of life's rearview mirror, winter still has the state in its icy clutches. With warm weather sometimes seeming like a distant memory, most Minnesotans don’t let the snow and cold slow them down, simply choosing to adapt their way of life around the arctic air.
While keeping fit in the cold conditions may seem a bit intimidating, experts say otherwise, noting that a few minor changes are all one needs in order to hit the snowy trails. Even as the weather begins to warm, extra precautions remain in order. Read more about A Doctor's Tips for Running in the Winter
Scott O’Leary isn’t your typical athlete. His desire and drive for physical fitness didn’t take shape until shortly before his 50th birthday. Prior to that, he had taken a 30+ year hiatus after deciding to discontinue running during his junior year in high school—his friend and running partner at the time had lost his leg to cancer. Read more about This Over 50 Spartan Racer is Proving "Anything is Possible"