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Celebrate National Senior Health & Fitness Day at Bayview

May 27th, 2014 by Laura

2013_NSHFD_Logo_color_RIBBON_EDITABLE_1Tomorrow, Wednesday, May 28th is National Senior Health & Fitness Day, and Bayview Retirement Center is hosting a special event to celebrate. Bayview is an official host site and the celebration includes a Health Fair in its Wellness & Fitness Center from 10am to 2pm.

According to Bayview: “Local vendors will be on site to help promote active healthy lifestyles through physical fitness, good nutrition, and preventive care. Health Screenings, nutritious snacks, group exercise classes, free massages, door prizes, and entertainment will be scheduled throughout the day.”

For more information about the Bayview Health Fair, please contact Anne Wilson via email or at 206-281-5771.

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A week’s worth of free health & wellness events kicks off at Twirl on Monday

February 17th, 2013 by Laura

Twirl Café is hosting a week of free health and wellness events, with special guests from Swedish Queen Anne, Little Pearls Kids Dentistry, and more. Twirl “offers a place for families to connect while providing valuable resources” – and to live up to this mantra, Twirl is hosting a series of events – “Healthy Bodies, Happy Minds” – to help parents and kids take advantage of wellness tips, tricks, and activities.

The week-long celebration starts on Monday, February 18th and runs through Monday, February 25th. The events range from educational events to targeted workouts to meditation for busy parents. All events are FREE and will take place at Twirl Café, 2111 Queen Anne Ave N:

Monday, Feb 18
All Day: Raffle Kick-Off

Tuesday, Feb 19
10-10:45am: Healthy Snack Demo with Mikki Kingrey

Wednesday, Feb 20
9:30-10:30am: Body Back Workout for Moms

Thursday, Feb 21
3-3:45pm: Parent-Tot Creative Dance (1.5-2 years)
6:45-7:15pm: 30 Minute Breathing and Meditation

Friday, Feb 22
noon-1pm: Beat the Flu, Doctor Talk with Swedish Queen Anne
5:30-8:00pm: Family Movie Night

Saturday, Feb 23
9:30-11:30am: Family Book Swap and Waffle Feed

Monday, Feb 25
10-10:45am: Dental Storytime and Activity with Dr. Dan, Little Pearls Dentistry

More information can be found on Twirl’s Facebook events page.

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Try new Jones Soda and test your mental accuity

March 1st, 2009 by Miss Kitty

Jones Soda is nationally launching a new tea-juice beverage that improves mental acuity and relieves stress.  We definitely could all use whatever advantage we can get.


On Sunday, March 8, you can sample the new Jones GABA. Jones Soda will be on-site at the 100 Mercer St. store from 11:00am – 2:00pm and at the Queen Anne Ave. store from 3:00-6:00 pm.  

Jones Soda is the first in the country to have access to use GABA in a beverage.  Featuring the natural form of the amino acid, PharmaGABA, Jones GABA is clinically proven to increase alpha brainwave levels which characterize waking relaxation and mental focus.  It has shown increases in test scores, athletic ability and an improved attention span.

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