Mindful activities for kids

Fun Mindfulness Activities for Kids

Let’s face it: Whether you’re 5 or 50, being cooped up in the house can do strange things to your brain. It’s natural to feel a little edgier than usual, but the good news is that you can flip the script by choosing to respond to the current circumstances instead of reacting. The secret? A […]

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Shake Off Stress — Ballroom Dance Nights at Haven

Busting a move can boost your mood — there’s a reason “dance” and “party” are usually in the same sentence — but it’s also so much more than that.  Dancing offers unique health perks that can’t be achieved by other low-impact cardio workouts, whether you prefer a country swing or a saucy rumba.  At Haven […]

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Why Should You Meditate?

By Gabrielle Sulc Why should you meditate? Before we can answer that question, we have to clarify something: What does meditation mean? Meditation is the practice of allowing the mind to open; it is gaining awareness of the present moment. Though simple, this practice can offer numerous benefits, from stress reduction to greater longevity. The […]

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Summer Workout Challenge

Haven’s Summer Workout Challenge Haven on the Lake members are rewarded for their wellness efforts By Tracy Dye Last June, Haven on the Lake’s Summer Workout Challenge tasked its members with the following mission — take as many mind body classes as you can before Thursday, Sept. 7 and receive some very special rewards: Take […]

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Benefits of Yoga and Live Music

By Tracy Dye Fun fact: live music and yoga go together like peanut butter and bacon — an unlikely pairing that’s surprisingly satisfying. Although silence is a staple in many yoga classes, turning up the volume can also help you rejuvenate, revive and restore. “Music is yoga,” said Shayna Freedman, Haven on the Lake’s mind body […]

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Seven Ways to Improve Your Skin after the Summer

Ways to Improve Your Skin Does your skin look dull now that summer is over and autumn is upon us? We all love to bask in the summer sun but we often find that the sun-kissed glow becomes very dull and tired in the fall and winter months. ​Here are seven tips to restore that […]

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