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National Diabetes Month Raising Awareness In Muscatine County

October 22nd, 2019

Observed every November, National Diabetes Month is an important element for the Muscatine Diabetes Walk Project as they focus to support, empower and encourage individuals living with all types of diabetes in Muscatine County. Approximately 422 million people worldwide manage their diabetes daily. Approximately 30 million people (Type 1: 1.25 million and Type 2: 29.1 million) Approximately 300,365 people in Iowa manage their diabetes daily. In addition, 810,000 people in Iowa, 35.2% of the adult population have prediabetes with blood glucose levels higher than normal but not high enough to diagnose... Read More

Detox From Winter Excess With Namaste Yoga

April 3rd, 2019

If you’re looking for a way to recover from the excesses of winter, you’ll want to head over to the Deep Detox and Hot Yoga Workshop from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Namaste Gardens, 1870 Buckboard Lane, Muscatine. After a heavy, fatty meal and the stresses of the holiday, workshop leader Christina Kelly said, this is the perfect time to clean your body from all the toxins and food we are exposed to during the Holiday season. Namaste will do a whole body inside and out detox and then calm patrons’ minds and spirits with meditation and sound vibration. “You will feel like a brand new person... Read More

Keep Those Resolutions Alive with a Little Help!

January 25th, 2019

Staying strong with those New Year’s resolutions? Need a little more guidance or support? Then check out these amazing events taking place at Nutrition Outlet (403 W Mississippi Dr. Muscatine) this week!   Keto/Low Carb Life Join Nutrition Outlet (403 W Mississippi Drive Muscatine) and Escape Organic Salon this Tuesday Jan 9 from 5:30 – 6 p.m. to learn more about Keto/Low Carb Life. Keto/low carb lifestyle can be very beneficial for health in many people. It is not a diet but a lifestyle. This way of eating can help support healthy blood sugar levels, help with digestion, inflammation,... Read More

Try Melon Tri Indoor Triathlon Takes Place this Weekend!

January 24th, 2019

Join the Muscatine Community YMCA for the 24th Annual Indoor Triathlon! The Try Melon Tri Indoor Triathlon takes place this Sunday Jan 27 at the Muscatine Community YMCA (1823 Logan St. Muscatine). Events for this amazing event are a 1/2 mile swim, a 5 mile Keiser M3i Cycle bike ride (level 10), and a 2 1/2 mile run. The first heat will begin at 11 a.m. and the last heat will begin at 4:00 p.m.  Awards will begin promptly after the last heat is completed. You may participate in the Try Melon Tri as an individual or a team! Entry forms are available at the YMCA, on their website or at For... Read More

Blood Drive at MCCU!

January 10th, 2019

Your blood is needed! Members Community Credit Union (159 Colorado St. Muscatine) has teamed with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center and will be hosting a Blood Drive the week of Jan 14, beginning at 11 a.m. If you are interested in donating, please fill out this online form. Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center (MVRBC) is the exclusive provider of blood products and services to 88 hospitals in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri and Wisconsin. The Blood Center is based in Davenport, Iowa, where MVRBC’s testing, processing and primary distribution center handles more than 250,000 units of... Read More

Local Businesses in Muscatine Providing Guidance for a Happier and Healthier You in 2019

January 1st, 2019

If you are one of the many who plan to work on your personal health this New Year, then check out these upcoming events in Muscatine!   Kick the Sugar Habit Do you have a love/hate relationship with sugar? With health in mind, many of us want to kick the sugar habit but the struggle is real! Join Allison Castle, Holistic Health Coach, CIHC, INHC, this Thursday Jan 3 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Wester Drug (315 E 2nd St. Muscatine) to help Kick the Sugar Habit! Learn more about sugar’s impact on the body, what causes sugar cravings, what sugar cravings mean and tips to reduce sugar cravings... Read More

First Day Hike at Wildcat Den!

December 31st, 2018

Get started on those resolutions right away, this New Year! Join Pine Creek Grist Mill’s Karri Rutenbeck this Tuesday Jan 1 for a First Day Hike at Wildcat Den (1884 Wildcat Den Rd. Muscatine)! The hike will begin at the upper picnic area shelter at 1 p.m. The hike will be a moderate 1.3 miles along the Lower Picnic Area Tail, passing by Steamboat Rock. The hike will then follow Punch Bowl Trail looping back up the hill to the shelter. A warming fire will be lit at the shelter. For more information, contact Karri at (563) 263-4337 or by emailing Kick off the New... Read More

Stay Healthy This Holiday Season!

December 27th, 2018

Do the holidays have you feeling like you need a little detox and cleansing? Head to Nutrition Outlet (403 W Mississippi Drive Muscatine) this Saturday Dec 29 from 11 a.m. – 12 :30 p.m. for Detox- for health, weight loss and aging in reverse. Come learn all about detoxing, how and why and how it affects your overall health, beauty and weight. Admission to this information session is only $5 at the door and you will also receive a 10% discount on all purchases, following the class! For more information, visit  Read More

Tap into Your Abundant Joy with Sound Healing

December 7th, 2018

Do you find yourself stressed out lately? Then you need some healing sounds! Sounds Heal Studio concludes their 3-part series with Sound Healing Part 3, this Saturday Dec 8 from 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Balance Massage & Yoga (204 ½ Sycamore St. Muscatine). Sound healing is a method of vibration therapy.  Optimum health occurs when we are vibrating in harmony at our natural and inherent resonant frequency. Throughout this series, you will learn Sound-based chakra physiology and psychology, movement, breath and meditation sound practices, deep listening techniques to bring clarity, focus... Read More

Detox and Restore at Namaste Gardens

November 20th, 2018

Do you find yourself craving a healthier body throughout the holiday season? Then this is the event for you! Namaste Gardens (1870 Buckboard Lane Muscatine) presents a Candlelight Detox & Restorative Yoga Workshop this Saturday Nov 24 from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. This 2-hour workshop will focus on detoxing and restoring our bodies to their natural condition. This workshop will provide many benefits.   Opening space within joints while lengthening and strengthening muscles. Increase endorphins to stimulate mood. Detoxify and energize whole body. Provide relief from chronic pain. Increase metabolism... Read More