Tag Archives: Health

Tap into your zen moment during Maumee Bay Brewing Company’s new Mantra Mondays

Whether you’re new to the practice or a lifelong practitioner, yoga and meditation are powerful tools for anyone to access during these uncertain times. Maumee Bay Brewing Company and local Ashtanga yoga instructor Malena Caruso have created an ongoing event that allows participants to practice safely outdoors.  The weekly classes are called “Mantra Mondays,” a

Coronavirus Testing and Antibody Testing Sites

Coronavirus Testing sites are a moving target.  As of July 7, 2020, free coronavirus testing is available at the following locations.  Call ahead or go on-line to be sure the testing site is open and to schedule an appointment.  At this time, all virus tests are nasal swabs. HEALTH PARTNERS OF WESTERN OHIO 224 Collingwood

Learn to Dance with Toledo Ballet

The pandemic hasn’t prevented the Toledo Ballet from keeping its young students in line. The Toledo Ballet’s summer intensives, week-long classes designed for students who want to further develop and refine their skills, are ongoing. This year’s guest instructors are professional dancers and master teachers from Cincinnati Ballet, Miami City Ballet, and Broadway! In-studio space

Paddlesports at Toledo Metroparks Reopen

Restrooms, campgrounds, rental facilities and kayak concessions are once again open at all 17 Toledo Metroparks. Options for paddling sports include the kayak share at Middlegrounds, the kayak concession at Farnsworth (when river conditions allow) and Howard Marsh, and other locations. To learn more about paddling, visit the Metroparks Toledo website and see the Outdoor

Where to Buy Face Masks Locally in Toledo Area

Toledoans are resilient. We aren’t strangers to struggle, and we face challenges head-on. With face masks in low supply, local artists, moms, designers and seamstresses stepped up and began sewing, donating, and selling face masks for those in need.  Buying local is more important now than ever, so if you’re looking for face masks as

Mindful Mondays Invitation: Zooming in with Brent Haas of rustbeltZen

Brent Haas is a native Ohioan in training to be a Zen Buddhist priest. His group rustbeltZen was founded with a mission to spread zen-based meditation, mindfulness and acceptance to populations outside the temple with a special emphasis on those in recovery or experiencing emotional distress. Just be “Zen Buddhism is not about working towards