Marsh Blog

The Benefits of Giving

‘Tis the season of giving! This time of year represents the importance of family, traditions, and giving to others. Giving to others seems like the theme of the season, but the truth is that there is an underlying benefit to showing the people you care about, and even strangers, a bit of love this holiday […]

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Sauna Benefits

Yes, it’s so relaxing…but sitting in the sauna for a limited period of time is also good for you. Exposure to the dry heat helps your heart function properly and exercises your blood vessels. So grab a towel and sweat yourself to better health!

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Begin Pilates Today!

Begin Pilates today! Did you know we offer a special package for Pilates beginners? Contact the studio for pricing information and to schedule your first session! 952.930.8597 ext. 4 or email Laura at ltellier@themarsh.com.

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Ruth and Kofi Annan at Macalester

In the picture on the cover of the Star Tribune today, Former Secretary-General of the United Nations Kofi Annan and patron alumnus Ruth Stricker Dayton (founder of The Marsh) socialized after a ceremony at Macalester College on Monday, where Annan was honored with the renaming of the Kofi Annan Institute for Global Citizenship in his […]

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Mindful Monday – Loving Kindness

February is Heart Month. Start this week with a #MindfulMonday meditation – this Loving Kindness Meditation was created to open the heart and make meditation open to all, not a clinical practice. View it here… Like us on facebook for more mindfulness, fitness and nutrition tips… and facebook-only specials!

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Workout of the Week: TRX Circuit

Our Exercise Specialists present a Workout of the Week to help you keep inspired in our Training Center. Try this TRX Circuit! Questions? Just stop in our Health Education office. We would be happy to ‘show you the ropes’! Download the workout here.

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Dr. Weil on Watsu

Watsu has many benefits, but it is uniquely effective as a therapy for controlling pain with its combination of deep relaxation, multi-dimensional movement and warm water therapy. Wellness guru Dr. Andrew Weil is a major proponent of Watsu. In his words… “While other bodywork modalities are based on touch in a stationary, two-dimensional world, Watsu […]

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Body Fat and Cancer – What Women Need to Know

A new study was published by the CDC this October highlights some interesting facts about women and cancer. Interesting news for all women during this National Breast Cancer Awareness month. Close to ½ of specific cancer diagnoses in females can be related to extra body fat.  Weight control strategies can reduce the incidence of cancer in our […]

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Slow Down with Age? Not So Fast…

Slow down with age? Not so fast. New research shows “…the decline in the cellular health of muscles associated with aging was “corrected” with exercise, especially if it was intense”, says Dr. Sreekumaran Nair, a professor of medicine and an endocrinologist at the Mayo Clinic. Read the full article from the New York Times here. Looking […]

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