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October 1, 2019

Pumpkin: More Than Just a Jack-O-Lantern

By The DAHLC The DAHLC

When October comes around, the word “pumpkin” makes its way back into our vocabulary. Often, though, we discuss pumpkins with respect to what we are going to carve into them or how soul-warming our pumpkin-spice latte was that morning. Then, come November, it is all about pumpkin pies and whether one will make an appearance […]

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September 17, 2019

Reiki Clinic Trial

By The DAHLC The DAHLC

Mayo Clinic is now enrolling participants into a Reiki clinical trial! The primary purpose of this study is to evaluate the feasibility of offering and providing Reiki Therapy in hospitalized hematology/oncology cancer patients. If you know of anyone who may be interested, please encourage them to participate. Find the details on the Reiki trial here!

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Tags: Reiki


September 12, 2019

Club Kids: Sept and Oct

By The DAHLC The DAHLC

Sept 16-21:Square, Triangle, Diamond, Circle, Rectangle, Star… What do these all have in common? They are SHAPES! Club Kids will be having some fun with Shapes this week. Come join us and show us all you know! What other shapes do you know? Can you count the sides on an octagon? Can you match shapes […]

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Tags: club kids, fall, kids club


August 23, 2019

Apples: Our Top 5 Seasonal Favorites!

By The DAHLC The DAHLC

September is all about apples! Here are a little apple nutritional facts for you… They are naturally low in fat, high in fiber, and are a great source of Vitamin C, Vitamin E, potassium, and magnesium. Research has shown that consuming apples may positively affect lipid metabolism, decrease inflammation, and help with weight management. Apples […]

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July 24, 2019

Penne Tossed with Cherry Tomatoes, Asparagus, and Goat Cheese

By The DAHLC The DAHLC

Calories: 396 | Protein: 17g | Carbs: 64g | Total Fat: 8g | Fiber: 10g | Sodium: 142mg | Yield: 2 | Serving Size: about 2.5 cups Ingredients ●     1/3 pound whole-wheat penne pasta ●     1/2 cup chopped asparagus, 1-inch pieces ●     1 tablespoon water ●     1/2 cup halved cherry tomatoes ●     1/4 cup chopped fresh basil, plus whole leaves for garnish ●     1 tablespoon minced garlic ●     1/8 teaspoon freshly […]

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Tags: Eat Well, Nutrition, Penne, vegetables, veggies


July 2, 2019

Refer a Friend – Get Rewarded!

By The DAHLC The DAHLC

We now offer a Referral Program! Here is how it works:

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Tags: membership, refer a friend


June 24, 2019

Member Moment: Amy K.

By The DAHLC The DAHLC

What goal did you set out to achieve?I was placed on a full time leave of absence for two months to recover from a severe episode of anxiety and depression. My goal was to be able to return to work. What barriers did you run into while pursuing your goal?I find my job gives me a […]

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Tags: Group Fitness, member moment, member story, Member Success


June 24, 2019

Reiki Principles: Just for Today – Living in the Present

By The DAHLC The DAHLC

Each of the five Reiki principles begins with “Just for Today”. This phrase encourages us to live in the moment and be aware of what is going on around us. Our brains were designed to keep us alive. Part of this task is to constantly be alert for threats; real and imagined. Those threats are […]

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Tags: Reiki


June 3, 2019

Run in the Sun Workout

By The DAHLC The DAHLC

Are you interested in getting faster? Try an interval run this summer! The purpose behind running intervals is to improve your VO2 max running speed and running economy. Give it a run (pun intended) here: If you enjoy this workout, you’ll love our Pick Up the Pace Running Series! This two-session series will teach you strategies […]

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Tags: exercixe, Run, runner, running, series, workout


May 30, 2019

Member Moment: Gina B.

By tjorgenson tjorgenson

From mastering self-awareness with Wellness Coaching, to gaining strength with our Revive & Thrive program, Gina has transformed her life. Learn how here: What goal did you set out to achieve?My initial goal was to achieve some weight loss but then my goal turn to discover self-awareness and my triggers. I had a pattern of helping others before taking […]

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Tags: Exercise, lift weights, member moment, member story, Member Success, revive & thrive, Revive and Thrive, weight training, weightlifting