Marsh Blog

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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Embody Love Movement® Facilitator Training

The Marsh is excited to announce that we are hosting the Embody Love Movement® Facilitator Training with Dr. Melody Moore on July 14-16 – Fri, Sat, Sun.  To Register, click here .   About Embody Love Movement® Facilitator Training This training provides facilitators with the ability to inspire girls and women who participate in our […]

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Yoga for Back Pain

If you’re tired of popping pain medicine for your lower back pain, yoga may be a good alternative. The American Academy of Physicians issued new guidelines that recommended non-drug alternatives such as yoga, mindfulness-based stress reduction and acupuncture as the first line of treatment (see recommendation). Recently, the Annals of Internal Medicine published the results of a […]

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