Sports, Health & Wellness

YOGA AND A FLIGHT!

To celebrate the vitality and growth of the West 7th neighborhood, Bad Weather Brewing Company and The Den Yoga are teaming up for Yoga & a Flight. Saint Paul residents are invited to a FREE yoga class designed for all levels. Attendees simply need to bring a mat and a smile to participate. The yoga will take place outside (weather permitting) at Bad Weather Brewing Company and inside if it’s raining. The instruction will be led by instructors from The Den Yoga.

Spring into Wellness Fair

An event by Reach for Resources and sponsored by a grant from Delta Dental. 

Play games, win prizes, and visit with friends! Informational tables will be available from Three Rivers Parks, Special Olympics, Vertical Endeavors, Young Living Essential Oils, Yoga, Bridging Hearts, and many more! Visit reachforresources.org for more information!

Tour de Tonka—Ride and Raise Funds for ICA Food Shelf

On Saturday, August 1, join thousands for the Tour de Tonka
cycling event and enjoy one of six scenic bike routes in the Minnetonka area. Participate
as a rider or volunteer. This popular cycling event raises funds for ICA Food
Shelf. Info on how to register or volunteer at icafoodshelf.org 

Women Run the Cities

September 27 Celebrate sisterhood at Women Run the Cities, one of ESPN’s top five races for women in the nation. Organizers say that this popular event—featuring 10-mile and 10K runs, a 5K run/walk and a girls’ 1-mile run—is great for experienced runners and newbies alike. The courses start and finish at gorgeous Minnehaha Park in Minneapolis, and track along the Mississippi River. Register online; spots fill up quickly. Girls’ run open to ages 4–12. Prices vary by registration date and distance; $15–$70 and up.

Adult and Family Sailing

You and three guests (kids are more than welcome) will learn to rig a Sonar and, with an expert onboard, enter a race. Cool down with dinner and drinks, included in the price, at the MYC Grill & Chill. If racing sounds like a little too much, these instructors know how to slow down for an easygoing afternoon on the water. Children must be accompanied by an adult. $300. 5–8 p.m. Lake Minnetonka Sailing School, 19802 Minnetonka Blvd., Deephaven; 952.404.1645; lmss.us.

Lake Minnetonka Triathlon

Kick off the summer with a brisk physical challenge on Lake Minnetonka. The triathlon will include a swimming section in the lake as well as biking and running onshore; some of the proceeds go toward charity. Worried about doing that all by yourself? Register with one or two friends as a relay team. All ages. $102 individual, $120 relay. Packet pick up 3:30–7 p.m. June 19, mandatory pre-race meeting 7 a.m. June 20. Race starts at 7:30 a.m..

Dinner with the Doctor

Join Align Health and Wellness for a free dinner at the Wayzata Country Club and learn all about what it means to be healthy. Bring a few friends and get ready to make changes to your life. Align will also give the stage to anyone who wants to talk about their career or hand out business cards—so if you’d like to squeeze a little networking into your healthy diet, this is the night for you. Registration required. Adults. Free. 6–7 p.m.

Adult Co-Rec Kickball

Put on your game face and get your competitive spirit going with adult kickball this summer. Seven weeks of competition will culminate in a playoff between the top four teams of each league. The leagues are separated by days of the week: Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Ages 18 and up. $230. 6:10–8:30 p.m., Central Park in Hopkins, 101 16th Ave. S., Hopkins; 952.939.8203; eminnetonka.com.

Just Breathe!

You’re doing it right now. And again. And again. Breathing is so natural to us that we often neglect to notice its effect on our well-being. Recalibrate and practice healthy, calming breath work. The benefits are impressive: increase your energy, calm stress, focus your brain, improve your immune system and fight depression. You’ll even get stronger by breathing right (your back and abs will thank you). Ages 18 and up. $29.

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