Sports, Health & Wellness

The Meaning of Empowerment: The Slippery Slope of Incapacity

Many baby-boomers worry about the care needs for an elderly parent.  Their parents may live with the uncertainty of chronic illness and disability and have a whole host of planning issues.  However, either caregivers are overwhelmed with conflicting information or don't know where to seek help.  Such a lack of information, or the wealth of conflicting information, adds to their anxiety about caring for an elderly parent.  Indeed, it takes a team to protect an elderly person and every aspect of planning should be addressed.

Bump & Bruise Clinic for Young Athletes

If you're a concerned parent of a young athlete regarding sports injuries and risks, come to a free information session to learn how funcitonal movement screening can help them prevent fruther injury, diagnose issues and quicken recovery.

Presented by Merz Physical Therapy at The Marsh, Merz will then follow with free screenings by appointment to identify movement dysfunction and assess an array of athletic injuries. Screenings are provided for school-age and collegiate athletes to determine needs for further medical treatment or corrective exercise.

Excelsior Girls Night Out: Danc'n in the Street

This fun dance event for all ages features dance performances, dance lessons, costume contest (with prizes) and the opportunity to participate in a flash mob dance. No dance shoes or dance experience required to join in the fun!

Get Out and Grow! 5K Fun Run

The Get Out and Grow 5K Fun Run will be a run through the great outdoors encourages families to exercise together, builds physical fitness and promotes well-being and team spirit.

Following the 5K Fun Run, stay for the 9th Annual Fall Festival from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

The 5K Fun Run is open to all ages and abilities, including young children.

All minors must be accompanied by an adult.

No dogs or bikes allowed.

Off The Mat, Into The World: Yoga, Purpose and Action Intensive

Join Seane Corn, Hala Khouri, and Suzanne Sterling for an intensive transformational process to uncover your deepest passion and motivation for service that leads to embodied, effective and conscious action. You will be immersed in provocative self inquiry and creative exploration that leads to healing, truth telling and a profound connection to the state of the world and our place in it as agents of change. You will learn how both your wounds and your joys are our deepest gifts, and how to awaken these gifts as tools for compassionate and effective service.

Minnesota Wakesurf Championship

Lake Minnetonka welcomes its first-ever wakesurfing championship, in conjunction with the Spirit of the Lakes Festival. Amateur and professional wakesurfers will compete at Cook’s Beach, and spectators can watch from Surfside Beach. There will also be music, food, entertainment and more. Free. 8:30 a.m. Surfside Beach/Cook’s Bay; mnwsc.com

Tour de Tonka

The Tour de Tonka is back for its ninth year, celebrating cycling and community with more than 2,500 participants. No one is too young or too old to join in the ride. Riders can choose from a 16-, 26-, 44-, 52- or 100-mile ride around the lake and surrounding areas. Ride begins and ends at Minnetonka High School. Registration costs vary based on length of ride. 7:30 a.m. Minnetonka High School, 18301 Highway 7, Minnetonka; 952.401.6800; minnetonka.k12.mn.us

Yoga for Easing Your Pain Workshop

The mind-body benefits of yoga can be excellent for people managing pain. If you are reticent about participating in a group yoga class, this is a safe and gentle way to try yoga for the first time and/or for chronic pain and stress reduction. This will be a 2-hour workshop at

Biometrics One-on-One Information Session

Change your body, your energy, your life! Biometrics One-on-One will change the way you think about diet and exercise. A Marsh signature program, it is scientifically-based and highly effective for losing weight, toning and feeling great. Biometrics integrates strength training with an easy-to-follow eating plan, resulting in positive change in body composition and sustainable weight loss. Come to an informed and free preview presentation.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Sports, Health & Wellness