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
Are You at Risk?
Take this simple Risk Assessment from the American Diabetes Association.
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 RESULTS by Design… 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.Explore Mindfulness Programs
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.
Health Events See All >
Tuesdays, 03/31/2020 1:30 - 2:45 p.m.
If you are experiencing pain or discomfort around one or both hip joints, you will benefit from this 2-part small group training with Aquatic and Exercise Specialist Mary LeSourd.
Mondays, 04/06/2020 1:00 & 7:00 p.m.
Learn how to better sense and organize your body’s dynamic upright relationships to gravity. Lessons are designed to help you reduce chronic postural pain and discover better balance, mobility, posture, and power.
Tuesday, 04/14/2020 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Join presenters Physical Therapist Doug Merz, Nationally Certified Massage Therapist and Myofascial Release Specialist Jacquelyn Smith and GYROTONIC® instructor Kari Oxford for this informative lecture followed by a hands-on demonstration of fascial release techniques.
Nutrition & Fitness News
Nutrition should always be a priority to everyone day in and day out, but I don’t believe there has ever been a time as important as right now. Food is what gives us the vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants to keep our immune system strong and be able to fight off viruses. This is the time […]
As we face this pandemic and work together to slow the spread of this virus with social distancing, we are challenged with the loss of something that really keeps us going in difficult times – the supportive community of The Marsh. We know the social support is as important, if not more, than the “workouts” […]
Coming into the New Year, Intermittent fasting is still all the rage in the diet world. Fasting is not new to the world as it has been around for thousands of years and can be very beneficial to many people. But many go about fasting in the wrong way. Here are five of the biggest […]