New Year, New Vibe

Enjoy these healthy recipes for a healthy New Year, courtesy of Shannon Weston, owner of Vibe Superfood in Lone Tree.

Our Wild Place

It all started with a pony ride, a trip around a round pen on an early June afternoon at the Backcountry Wilderness Area Base Camp. Three-year-old Ashley Wellen watched from outside the horse panels as her twin sister, Whitney, confidently sat atop the saddle and Cabo the pony walked. When Ashley’s turn came, the kid who feared everything from ladybugs to…

Leapin’ Lizards!

Winter is nearly here and the long hours of daylight have dwindled away (for now!) What's a parent to do with kids who need a minimum of an hour of daily activity? In two words: be deliberate.

Expert Says

 Article The Children's Hospital of Colorado  The start of a school year can be a challenging time for kids and parents with transitions from one grade to another, new teachers, bullying, social pressure and much more. With a little preparation and the right attitude, shifting from a laid-back summer to the routine of school doesn’t have to be difficult.  Ease…

Total Body Armageddon Workout

 Article Ian Travis | Photography Raemi Vermiglio   Ian Travis is a personal trainer with the Highlands Ranch Community Association. He holds a bachelor's degree in kinesiology/exercise science and has been immersed in the fitness industry for 10 years. Travis specializes in several areas, including military & first-responder readiness, sports training, weight-loss and muscle-gain management, and general full-body conditioning.  Total Body…

Have Snow? Let’s Go

As someone who has lived in Florida most of my adult life, I had forgotten the experience of snow and mountains. 

Harmony and Peace

There’s an old zen adage that says, “You should sit in meditation for twenty minutes everyday—unless you’re too busy; then you should sit for an hour.” And for me, life was swirling with business; I could barely sit down to check Instagram let alone spend the time meditating. I was past the point of reasonable, normal stress.

The Albert Vein Institute – Setting the Standard for Vein Care

The Albert Vein Institute, founded by Dr. James D. Albert, is the first and only institute in Colorado that has been nationally recognized as an IAC Accredited Vein Center (Intersocietal Accreditation Commission). The institute has been designed around Dr. Albert’s unique vision to create a center entirely focused on venous diseases. With this vision in mind, The Albert Vein Institute…

A Triad of Wellness

With the holidays long behind me and spring staring me in the face, it was time to rejuvenate. I’d enjoyed massages and facials in the past, but I wanted something more; I wanted to recapture a sense of wellness. A few hours at the Highlands Ranch Massage Green Spa sounded like the perfect ticket. I had never been there, but…

For an Awesome Workout, Take it Outside!

Tired of being an inside girl—or boy? Summer '16 sent many of us indoors for more comfortable air-conditioned workouts, but fall has taken flight, and it’s time to head outdoors. John Gillingham, outdoor fitness coordinator for Colorado Athletic Club (CAC) in DTC, tells us how to get more than just a walk in the park.