Wellness

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When gyms were forced to close during last year’s pandemic lockdowns, workout routines were disrupted, leaving many unsure about how best to continue their healthy, active lifestyles.

When a Minneapolis mother of five won a mommy makeover on the CBS TV show, The Doctors, producers called on Dr. Nathan Leigh of Edina Plastic Surgery to provide the transformation.

The days are getting longer and warmer, but it’s not summer quite yet. Head over to the newly renovated Braemar Golf Dome to squeeze in some pre-season practice on one of the 46 tee areas before the Dome closes mid-April.

Edina residents can now learn to color their own hair. Not from the side of a box found in a pharmacy aisle, but from the professional color advisers and educators at dpHUE at 50th and France.

Green balloons from Jerry's Foods honor a young boy's Irish heritage after his passing.

In January 2013, Jerry’s Food in Edina learned that members of the community wanted to display balloons in the streets and from mailboxes to honor a local 8-year-old boy who had died. The staff at Jerry’s Foods liked the idea and began selling balloons in order to make this idea a reality.

While most people would consider two and a half minutes an insignificant amount of time, nothing could be further from the truth for the Edina competitive cheerleading team. A frenetic 150-second routine consists of tumbling, passing, running, jumping, stunts and a one-minute cheer.

The Braemar City of Lakes Figure Skating Club has enjoyed great success over the past year. The club currently boasts two state champions, Edinan Maddie Deets and Claire Desautels, who hails from Excelsior.

Aspire Beverage Company has a solid connection to the Edina sports world. The company’s co-founder John Montague is an Edina youth coach, and Aspire’s beverages are sold at Edina concession stands.

As we age, it can sometimes feel like opportunities for exercise—let alone exercise that feels good—are harder and harder to find. And yet, for folks over 50, it’s more important than ever to stay active.

Helping a family member or patient who has been diagnosed with memory loss can be difficult, especially without formal training.

Edina’s top sixth-grade traveling boys basketball team won the state title in 2012, but the hoopsters left an impression on coach Deon Richardson when they set out to defend it as seventh-graders.
    

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