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  • Door County Folk Alliance Barn Dance on Jan. 18

    The Door County Folk Alliance’s (DCFA) next barn dance will be held Jan. 18, 7-9 pm, at the Kress Pavilion in Egg Harbor. In-house DCFA members will call this dance. No partner or experience is needed to have a great time. There are usually others looking for dance partners, so don’t hesitate to ask someone […]

  • Themed Days Get Those Little Tasks Done

    You know how sometimes you have so many little to-do items nagging at you, or errands that never get crossed off your list, or repairs that need doing, or piles of old papers that need processing, or mail that’s accumulated, or the sense that you should be performing routine home maintenance? Here’s where “themed days” […]

  • Dance, Yoga Classes at Door County Yoga

    Join Door County Yoga (DCY) for some classes to kick off 2020. Try adult dance classes (age 14 and older) on Mondays in January, 5:30-6:30 pm, to learn the basics of modern, jazz and urban dance in this fun dance workshop taught by Elena Santiago. All levels are welcome. The cost is $10 per class. […]

  • Book Review: ‘UnDo It! How Simple Lifestyle Changes Can Reverse Most Chronic Diseases’

    by Amanda Bourbonais The key tenets of Dean and Anne Ornish’s “UnDo It! How Simple Lifestyle Changes can Reverse Most Chronic Diseases” are these: eat well, move more, stress less, love more. This 506-page manual breaks down the actionable steps to get you on the road to better living. And the studies the authors present […]

  • Yin Yoga, Stretch and Meditate Classes

    Fibonacci Salon and Studio (FSS) will be offering some new classes in the new year. Starting Jan. 3, FSS will host Yin Yoga classes on Fridays, 4-5 pm. Many types of yoga foster growth and development of our strong, active “yang” energy without creating opportunities for the soft, subtle “yin” energy. In this class, participants […]

  • Door County Folk Alliance Holds Barn Dance Dec. 21

    Warm up at the Door County Folk Alliance’s barn dance Dec. 21, 7-9 pm, at the Kress Pavilion in Egg Harbor. Wear your holiday duds, and take your dancing shoes to enjoy this dance featuring in-house alliance callers. No partner or experience is needed. Children are welcome, but they must be old enough to follow […]

  • Finding Your Center, Yoga Classes at Kress

    In collaboration with independent choreographer Elizabeth Clark, the Kress Pavilion is hosting Finding Your Center movement classes on Wednesdays, 10:30-11:45 am, in the Great Hall. These co-ed classes include music, flexibility and strength building in a casual atmosphere to facilitate finding your center with breath and body balance.  Clark’s post-graduate education includes special studies in […]

  • Set 2020 Intentions In Metal with Roots Yoga

    Begin 2020 with intention by joining Roots Yoga, 400 2nd St. in Algoma, for the 2020 Intentions in Metal Workshop on Dec. 14, 10:30 am – 12 pm. Through various activities including guided meditation, participants will choose a mantra to inspire them throughout the year. Then art instructor Jodi Haack will help stamp it in […]

  • Not Your Typical Massage

    Erin Tauscher shares myofascial release therapy with Sturgeon Bay If you’ve never heard of myofascial release therapy, you’re not alone. I hadn’t either. But soon after I’d heard of it, I found myself on a massage table in Sturgeon Bay with occupational therapist Erin Tauscher, who’s launching her own practice.  Tauscher explains that myofascial release […]

  • Be Part of the June Wellness Festival

    The Friends of Kress Pavilion are planning the 2020 Door County Wellness Festival for the first weekend of June at Egg Harbor’s Kress Pavilion and other county locations. The three-day event unites all aspects of healthy living under one roof and offers attendees a complete approach to wellness by helping them step out of their […]

  • Make This the Year of Clutter-Free Gift Giving

    Holiday gifts are expressions of love and gratitude for the people we care about most, which is wonderful. But giving them can also contribute to clutter, which is not always wonderful and can make your presents a bit less of a gift. This year, consider these clutter-free alternatives to giving things that – no matter […]

  • Ski for Free Program Seeks Volunteers

    The Friends of Crossroads’ Ski for Free program seeks volunteers to help outfit weekend visitors with free skis and snowshoes at Crossroads at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan St. in Sturgeon Bay. Crossroads has a five-mile, groomed trail system available to all 24/7. Visitors may borrow skis and snowshoes each Saturday and Sunday, 9 am – […]

  • Jazzercise Classes Offered at Bay View Lutheran

    Jazzercise will now offer classes on Mondays and Thursdays, 5:30 pm; and Saturdays, 8 am, at Bay View Lutheran Church, 340 Maple St. in Sturgeon Bay. Certified instructor Leslie Glazier-Werner, who is trained to address the needs of every fitness level, will teach the classes. New students can also take advantage of the current promotion: […]

  • Chant HU Nov. 23

    Chant the sacred sound and ancient mantra of HU, and experience contemplative time and spiritual conversation with others of like heart Nov. 23, 2-3 pm, at the Sturgeon Bay Library. Discover how the sound of HU can bring more creativity, healing, inner peace and calm, and spiritual self-discovery and growth. The Wisconsin Satsang Society, a […]

  • Try Slow Flow Yoga at Dancin’ on the Door

    Andria’s Dancin’ on the Door will offer slow flow yoga with yogi Mae on Wednesdays, 10 am. Participants will flow through classic postures at a slower pace to fully enjoy the breath and be present in every moment. Mae guides her students through meditative movements and hopes they leave class with a sense of relief […]

  • Have Your CBD and Eat It, Too?

    These days, it seems like you can’t drive down a bustling street of shops and businesses without seeing at least one of them advertising cannabidiol, commonly known as CBD. In case you haven’t heard yet, CBD is a component of both hemp and marijuana plants that many people laud as having healing and calming properties. […]

  • Beyer Offers Sunday-Morning Community Yoga

    Join Anna Mae Beyer for a morning of movement and meditation every Sunday, 9 am, in the Baileys Harbor Town Hall when she leads a community yoga class. The class’s style will vary because Beyer will draw not only from the traditional discipline of hatha yoga, but also from the healing practices of qigong, Buddhist […]

  • Evaluate, Prioritize, Schedule to Reduce Holiday Stress

    Ho, ho, ho! My first glimpse at a bountiful display of Christmas goods a full month ago reminded me that it was — is — time to plan for Thanksgiving and the Yuletide. But even if you don’t celebrate those, I hope the following ideas will help you prepare for any major holiday, family activity or […]

  • 9 Ways to Supplement the Sunshine

    Sunset times are creeping closer to the late afternoon, and around this time of the year, many people find that their mood and mindset are noticeably affected. It’s not uncommon to feel depressed, lack interest in normal activities or experience other symptoms such as fatigue, anxiety, weight gain, changes in sleep patterns, irritability and cravings […]

  • PODCAST: Hospital CEO Brian Stephens on the Affordable Care Act’s Impact on Door County

    Myles Dannhausen talks with Door County Medical Center CEO Brian Stephens and Patient Financial Services Manager Tiffany Huston about the surprising impact of the Affordable Care Act on Door County, and what patients need to know about enrolling in 2020 HealthCare.gov insurance plans.