Wellness Center Open House: Life, Define, Burn & Celebrate

Free Use of the Facility, Classes, and Pool All Week! Join us in celebrating our 1-year anniversary in the new facility! Bring your friends and family for a tour, enjoy a class, meet personal trainers, and swim in the warm-water exercise pool. Register for the Daily Drawing: Monday – Wellness Center Merchandise Tuesday – Mobility…

Wellness Center Open House: Life, Define, Burn & Celebrate

Free Use of the Facility, Classes, and Pool All Week! Join us in celebrating our 1-year anniversary in the new facility! Bring your friends and family for a tour, enjoy a class, meet personal trainers, and swim in the warm-water exercise pool. Register for the Daily Drawing: Monday – Wellness Center Merchandise Tuesday – Mobility…

Wellness Center Open House

Save the date for a week-long Open House at Glacial Ridge Wellness Center on October 23-27. Join us in celebrating our 1-year anniversary at the new facility on Franklin St. S., attached to the Villa. Bring your family and friends and enjoy free use of the facility, classes, and pool all week. There are daily drawings for…

Self-Defense Workshop for Women

Even though the training deals with real life scenarios, Instructor Dane Ankeny keeps the training fun and safe. The techniques taught are designed to accommodate any physical ability. You will meet new friends and learn valuable self-defense skills! The workshop includes: Demonstration and practice of effective self-defense techniques Discussion on effective strike points on an…

How to See Results Quicker

By Kimberly Paradis, Certified Personal Trainer at Glacial Ridge Wellness Center I hear it all the time; some of us are just not satisfied with our weight, size, strength, or body composition. We set goals to lose weight and get healthier, but we hardly see any results and especially not when we would like to see…

My Fitness Experience

“I’ve been working out at the Wellness Center for about 2 years. When I started I didn’t have a specific goal in mind besides getting in better shape. I started out slow by just walking on the treadmill. After a couple months, I got the courage to try a Yoga class. That’s when I met Shannon;…

K-12 Summer Bridge

Summer Bridge is for school-age kids who want to improve their overall coordination, confidence, and athletic ability. Former NFL Player Mark Wilson also inspires good sportsmanship and team skills. Everything is done with the purpose of building off these foundations: flexibility and range of motion, core strength, posture, balance, and footwork. Mark builds the foundation for future…

A New Lease on Life

By Jim Palmer, Senior Perspective When a couple or individual makes the decision to sell their home and move into a senior living facility, there are usually a few specific things they are looking for. Most want a maintenance free, clean, and secure facility with a friendly staff. Ridgewood Villa in Glenwood has those basics covered.…

Improving Health and Decreasing Medication Through Exercise

“I joined the Wellness Center to incorporate exercise into my daily routine. The Wellness Center offers multiple classes and I enjoy the ones that each individual can work at their own level of activity by doing more reps or using heavier weights. (Stations are my favorite!) Adding personal training sessions to my workout is helping…

Have a Happy and Healthy Thanksgiving

By Kim Paradis, Certified Personal Trainer, Glacial Ridge Wellness Center November is here and that means the holidays, time spent with family, and of course, a lot of food is right around the corner. Pies, turkey, potatoes, treats, and all the recipes to destroy a week of exercise will strike again. But this year does…