Wellness through educational programs, services, environment, professional care and personal guidance.
Our offerings range from one-on-one health consultations and personal attention to health enrichment programs, classes and a Physician Lecture Series on current topics impacting our health and lifestyles. We invite you to browse these pages to discover the depth and breadth of our services.
Whether you are recovering from surgery, wanting to lose weight, training and conditioning for a specific sport, or simply wanting to enhance your quality of life with strength training and conditioning, our highly qualified and personable exercise specialists can help you achieve your goals. Learn more.Book a Private Training Session
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The Facts… Over 1.4 million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes every year. National Institutes of Health states, you can reduce your risk of diabetes by 58% if you make some lifestyle changes.
Start Biometrics… Our six-week, personal empowerment and weight management program consists of customized eating strategies, three 30-minute exercise sessions with your personal exercise specialist each week, and pre- and post-assessments, including cholesterol, blood glucose and blood pressure.
Contact Evan Strewler or 952-930-8512.
The Marsh, a pioneer in mind-body wellness, is known for its mindfulness programming ranging from our own Mindfulness-Based Living (MBL) to Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), meditation offerings and retreats. MBSR, the renowned program developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn, is the practice of mindfulness through meditation, hatha yoga, and gentle movement in everyday life to optimize our capacity to cope with stress, pain and illness across the lifespan. Learn more.Find a Class
If you need help recovering from surgery or chronic pain, or if you’ve suffered a sports injury and need to be active again quickly, Merz Physical Therapy can help. Located in The Marsh wellness center, Merz Physical Therapy offers unique resources for a more complete, long-term recovery in a relaxing, healing environment.
Work one-on-one with a personal trainer skilled in water exercise to improve function and performance. Goals of training can be diverse, including improvement of balance, strength, posture, gait, flexibility or stamina.
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Tuesday, 09/02/2018 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Taught by Aquatic Specialist Mary LeSourd, this program focuses on the principles of correct posture, improving structural alignment, identifying/strengthening core muscles, and securing stability and mobility within the body’s natural movement.
Mondays, 09/10/2018 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
This four-week program, offered exclusively at The Marsh, introduces you to a variety of mindfulness-based living practices in a highly accessible way.
Mondays (11:30 a.m) , Wednesdays (5:00 p.m.) & Fridays (10:30 a.m.), 09/24/2018 see schedule online for updates
Explore the movements and benefits of Tai Chi/Qigong, including enhanced flexibility, balance and agility, as well as lower blood pressure, improved heart health and reduced inflammation
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 email@example.com.
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 […]
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!