The Beauty of Tai Chi

If you’ve never heard of Tai Chi, it may sound quite mysterious or esoteric. The truth? After the stress of the past year, our health and emotions have been brought slightly (or majorly) out of whack. We could all benefit from some peace of mind and gentle healing. There’s never been a better time to try […]

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Why Pilates?

By Haven Staff We offer a variety of options that will help you reach your wellness goals. At Haven on the Lake,  you will find several ongoing Pilates classes such as Mat Essentials, Mat Enhanced, and Mat Chair. We also offer small group training classes as well as private and duet classes for a fee.   […]

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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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Yoga for Beginners

Getting started with a yoga practice may seem intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. Below are seven foundational yoga poses that are easy to do regardless of your level of experience. Tree Pose Begin in Mountain Pose and shift weight into all four corners of your left foot. Reach down to grab your right […]

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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 […]


Aqua Classes Can Help Relieve Fibromyalgia

Relieve Fibromyalgia Symptoms with Aqua Classes By Tracy Dye If you suffer from fibromyalgia, the prospect of exercise can seem daunting or even impossible. The disorder (which affects approximately 5 million people in the United States each year) is characterized by severe, widespread pain, along with mood issues, cognitive problems, digestive issues and extreme fatigue, […]