FREE Yoga class

The Glacial Ridge Health System Employee Wellness Committee invites you, your family and friends to our FREE Yoga sessions held every Saturday in March, led by instructor Shannon Polson.

Wellness Center team motivates me to a healthier lifestyle

Chris Ludwig and Shannon Polson in the Glacial Ridge Wellness Center have helped me and continue to help me with my health, fitness and overall wellness goals. Chris has been doing strength training with me for close to six weeks. Shannon has been a running coach for me for over a year. What an outstanding…

5K Obstacle Course Walk/Run

We challenge you to join members of the GRHS Employee Wellness Team for a morning of fun through Barsness Park and the surrounding area! Run, jog, hike or walk on the rugged terrain. Crawl under obstacles, hop over barriers, crouch under fallen tree limbs and jump over small obstructions to finish the course. It’s not…

4 Month Winter Health and FITness Challenge

What are you going to be doing while the snow flies? You could be start your New Year’s Resolution early and be working toward your Fitness Goals! The person with the greatest transformation over the 4-month challenge will get their money back!

Glacial Ridge Wellness Center Grand Opening

Attain your goals this year – we’ll show you how we can help. Join us for a grand opening celebration from 9a-1p on Saturday, January 17th. With expanded space, a complete renovation and new equipment added, the new health and wellness facility provides a variety of services and offerings to assist in the journey of wellness – all at an affordable price.

Winter Walk / Hike / Ski / etc.

Join us for for a morning of fresh air on a wintery hike through beautiful Barsness Park! Bring hiking boots, snowshoes, cross country skis, or whatever your niche may be to enjoy this event.

Beverages and a healthy breakfast snack will be provided afterwards. Invite your friends, family, pets and cousins to join you in getting out of the house! Meet at the beginning of the trails.

Sponsored by the GRHS Employee Wellness Committee

5K Scrub Run/Walk

We’re planning a fun, officially timed 5K for competitive runners and run/walk for families to promote overall wellness and activity.  See event page for complete details.

DIY Flower Pot Chalk Painting Party

Grab your besties and Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan and supplies provided.join us for a fun filled DIY Flower Pot Chalk Painting Party. Good health isn’t just physical – this experience is about wellness; making time for fun, being with others and getting creative. New to using the trendy, decorative Chalk Paint®? No problem. Karina…

Why weight loss is a not a good goal

Instructor Angle: By Kim McClintock, Certified Personal Trainer That’s right, weight loss is not a good goal. Now before you freak out and quit reading, let me explain. Losing weight can be a wonderful goal, for some it is mandatory for having a longer, healthier life. My main concern with the weight loss goal is…

4 specific ways to train for better race results

Trainer’s Corner – By Chris Ludwig, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and Certified Personal Trainer You’ve decided to start exercising more – fantastic! Maybe you’ve taken it one step further and made it a goal that this is the year you want to run a 5k, 10k, or dare I say half-marathon – even…