Category: Health and Wellness

  • Flu Vaccination Dates

    Cold and flu season is coming, so get your flu vaccination! Call Door County Medical Center ( at the numbers listed to make an appointment. No walk-ins will be accepted at this time. Cash will be accepted at the time of service, or insurance will be billed.  Algoma: Oct. 5, 7 and 8, 8:30 am […]

  • Rose Offers YogaDoodles Immersion Workshop

    Do you experience chronic stress, overwhelm, fear, frustration, anxiety and/or panic attacks? Join Jodi Rose for a telehealth YogaDoodles immersion workshop Sept. 26, 1-4 pm, to explore the relationships among stress, anxiety and physical illness. Learn how to identify destructive coping skills so that you can replace them with wellness resources that really work. Participants […]

  • Day Hikes, Night Hike, Kids’ Program at The Ridges

    Join a Ridges naturalist for a relaxing, informative, guided hike through The Ridges Sanctuary Tuesday – Friday, 10 am. The hike includes the Upper Range Light lantern room and historical cabins, is appropriate for all ages, is limited to six participants and requires advance registration. Try a night hike on the boardwalk Sept. 11, 8-9:30 […]

  • The Power of Sunflowers

    There’s a new patch of sunshine in Egg Harbor this summer that’s been eliciting smiles from all who visit. Do a quick search on Instagram, and you’ll easily discover many smiling faces in a sunflower field in Egg Harbor.  Kaaren Northrop, owner of Main Street Market in Egg Harbor, has been watching the field of […]

  • Barre Classes at About Thyme Farms

    About Thyme Farms in Baileys Harbor will host 45-minute barre classes every Monday and Wednesday in September, starting at 9:30 am. These classes combine ballet technique, yoga and Pilates to tone, sculpt and lift the body while building a stronger physique. Everyone is welcome, with plenty of social-distancing space inside and outside. Participants must supply […]

  • Know Your Grower: Egg Harbor Natural Gardens

    Myles and Mary Dannhausen started their garden on the corner of Maple Tree Road and Heritage Lake Road in Egg Harbor out of necessity. With six kids to feed and money scarce when they moved to the property in 1983, they began growing their own food and raising animals long before it was hip.  The […]

  • Kress Resumes In-Person Programs

    Through a blend of outdoor and distanced programs, the Kress Pavilion will resume in-person programming. Elizabeth Clark will teach an intergenerational dance class called Dance the Stories on Tuesdays, 2 pm, on the second-floor porch. A child and a parent (or grandparent) will explore stories through dance and incorporate ballet, modern contemporary and jazz. The […]

  • Barre Classes at About Thyme Farms

    About Thyme Farms will host 45-minute barre classes – a combination of ballet technique, yoga and pilates – Aug. 17 and Aug. 19, 9:30 am. Barre is intended to sculpt, tone and lift the body while building confidence and a lean, strong physique.  All body types are welcome, and no experience is needed. Participants should provide their […]

  • ‘Cannonball! Fearlessly Facing Midlife and Beyond’ Offers Women Encouragement, Confidence

    Podcaster, author and part-time Egg Harbor resident Amy Schmidt had what she described as a “stop in my tracks” moment one morning when her husband asked, “Hey, Mom, can you pick up the laundry today?” Caught off guard by this slip of the tongue, Schmidt remembered thinking, “Mom? What happened to Amy?”  As she cared […]

  • Jodi Rose Offers WonderDoodles, YogaDoodles Workshops

    Learn how the common doodle can elevate your life by joining two workshops with Jodi Rose: WonderDoodles Intuitive Art Journaling, to be held July 30, 1-3:30 pm; and YogaDoodles, to be held Aug. 1, 10-11:30 am, both at the Spa at Sacred Grounds in north Ephraim. Both workshops will include a gentle yoga practice and […]

  • Sun Safety: FAQs about Sunscreen

    Skin cancer is the most common cancer worldwide, and here in Wisconsin, more than 5,000 surgeries were performed for malignant skin-cancer removal last year, according to the Wisconsin Hospital Association.  Sunscreen plays an important role in preventing skin cancer, but not everyone knows how to use it most effectively and safely. With guidance from Prevea […]

  • Learning from the Unconscious Image

    You’ve heard of yoga, and you’ve heard of doodling, but you probably haven’t considered these two activities in partnership – let alone in a partnership aimed at improving your day-to-day life. This week, Jodi Rose Gonzales ( hosted two workshops at Ephraim’s Spa at Sacred Grounds to introduce participants to the combined power of yoga […]

  • Savory Spoon Hosts Traveling Sharpener, Lavender Fair

    The Savory Spoon Cooking School, 12042 Hwy 42 in Ellison Bay, will host Kelly Lewis, The Traveling Sharpener, July 25, 10 am – 2 pm. Sharp knives are best for kitchen safety, so now’s the time to get knives – as well as scissors, garden clippers and more – professionally sharpened. (Lewis has separate sharpeners for garden […]

  • Know Your Grower: Robbens Nest Farm

    Location: North of Sturgeon Bay at 4724 Mathey Road Acreage: 20 acres Meet your growers: Josiah Robben and Joe Lopez, plus farm dogs Judy and Dexter Josiah Robben and Joe Lopez have been growing and selling vegetables and flowers for 17 seasons in Door County, following in the footsteps of Robben’s grandparents’ self-sustaining family farm […]

  • Gonzales Offers WonderDoodles, YogaDoodles Workshops

    Jodi Rose Gonzales will host WonderDoodles Intuitive Art Journaling on July 16, 1-3:30 pm; and YogaDoodles on July 18, 10-11:30 am, both at the Spa at Sacred Grounds in north Ephraim. Both workshops will include a gentle yoga practice and resources for including the techniques in a regular writing or art-journal practice. All supplies will […]

  • This Weekend, Give Yourself a Break

    Even during a “normal” year, the Fourth of July seems to have two sides. On one side, it’s all about family, food and carefree fun. On the other side, it involves a complex web of coordinating schedules, making sure the kids don’t set themselves on fire, and hosting family members, which can be a mixed […]

  • Higher Self Happy Hour

    Join Jodi Rose Gonzales – an artist, art therapist, yoga instructor and author – for Higher Self Happy Hour, a fun self-discovery workshop that combines guided imagery, collage, writing and gentle yoga. It will be held July 9, 1-3:30 pm, at the Tree of Life Yoga Studio at the Spa at Sacred Grounds in Ephraim. The $45 […]

  • Outdoor Yoga at the Kress

    Yoga is now underway outdoors – rain or shine – on the second-floor south deck of the Kress Pavilion in Egg Harbor. There is plenty of space to maintain six feet of distance among participants.  Enjoy restorative yoga on Tuesdays, 10-11:15 am; Level 1 on Wednesdays, 9-10:15 am; and Level 2 on Saturdays, 9-10:30 am. A $10 […]

  • Finding Calm and Community at Ironwood Yoga

    “And now, reach your hands up toward the ceiling … I mean sky,” said Ironwood Yoga instructor Jacqueline Soukup. Usually, the yoga class that I was attending would be held inside Ironwood’s heated yoga studio, but that day, and for the foreseeable future, outdoor yoga is the safest option for both participants and instructors.  In […]

  • Try YogaDoodles at Tree of Life Yoga Studio

    Join Jodi Rose Gonzales for YogaDoodles on June 20, 10-11:30 am, at the Tree of Life Yoga Studio at the Spa at Sacred Grounds in Ephraim. It’s a fun workshop that combines creativity and yoga for self-discovery and stress management.  The $27 registration fee includes an author-signed copy of Rose’s book, Drawn to Yoga. Space […]