Coos, gurgles, and tiny handclaps form a soundtrack for Stroller Strides classes, one-hour sessions that are part play group and part workout, helping moms and tots forge friendships as they build strength, coordination, and flexibility. Certified instructors lead intervals of power walking and toning exercises that sculpt the entire body more effectively than bench-pressing babies. Workouts incorporate easy-to-use tools such as resistance bands and the strollers themselves, as well as environmental elements such as hills and trees during warm weather. Classes welcome moms of all fitness levels and babies who are 6 weeks old or who can grow a full beard. Stroller Strides also develops online resources to help moms connect with one another and work out in their homes.
The talented team at Wind River Lawn Care specializes in household exteriors, ensuring everything from lawns and trees to sprinklers and siding look and perform their best. Whether paying service visits for lawn mowing or seasonal restoration on a regular basis or for a one-time landscape installation, the team supplies homeowners with a free estimate ahead of time to prevent confusion over pricing. Their landscape-maintenance services ensure that homes and gardens stay beautiful with minimal worry on the part of the homeowner or the elder tree.
Little Feather Ranch is owner and manager Teri Hallman’s equine oasis amid the verdant expanse of Eagle, Idaho. There, horses trot outdoors in cool summer breezes and prance around the insulated indoor arena all through the year. A nearby 5-mile trail allows visitors to explore Eagle Island State Park on guided horseback rides.
Accredited by the Certified Horsemanship Association, Teri imparts riding skills in both Western and English styles. English riding entails a lighter saddle and more direct control over the horse’s reins, whereas the Western style requires a larger saddle, lax one-handed rein control, and an encyclopedic knowledge of John Wayne quotes. Little Feather’s boarding service treats horses to attentive care and a supply of grass and alfalfa hay grown onsite. While at the ranch, riders can peruse a line of exclusive handmade leather bags, Western shirts, and hat bands.
The energetic and knowledgeable staff at Madeline George Garden Design Nursery paints thumbs green and gardens chic with a menagerie of plants, outdoor accessories, and design services. The blooming trove of annual and perennial flowers nests in several pot sizes, sprouting alongside vegetables, fruit trees, and tropical foliage. With an array of stylish garden furniture and art on hand to complement flora and create a stylized social space, the garden design team gladly lend a hand with projects of all sizes, ranging from indoor container gardens to complete garden renovations. Their design team lays seeds and stonework in pursuit of one-of-a-kind environments that remain sustainable and stylish. Saturday events showcase Madeline George's commitment to a budding community. Garden Market Saturday focuses its flea-market theme around one facet of gardening, and classes on growing edible plants and mapping out plots teach guests to cultivate dinners without using cardboard cutouts of vegetables.
When Dr. Andrew L. Rostenberg isn’t practicing natural health, he is living it—he can often be found hiking in the mountains, rock climbing, reading, and practicing yoga. In his office at Red Mountain Natural Medicine, he draws from specialty training in advanced fields such as chiropractic kinesiology and clinical nutrition to engage clients in a holistic, noninvasive approach to health care. He adjusts clients’ spinal alignment during chiropractic care, diagnoses their conditions using applied kinesiology, and rehabilitates injuries with therapeutic exercises and equipment. He also supplies clients with science-based nutrition formulas designed to promote metabolic health or clear up any moss growing on their north sides.
A self-described lifelong learner, Dr. Rostenberg attends regular natural-health workshops and stays abreast of current medical research. His studies and techniques help him treat conditions ranging from food allergies and low blood sugar to fibromyalgia, cardiovascular disease, and depression.
Jodee Fyfe opened Westwood Gardens Nursery and Garden Art in the spring of 2001, and every spring since then, it has blossomed with a vibrant selection of annuals, perennials, shrubs, and outdoor decor. Jodee’s loyal green-thumbed staff help customers design gardens and navigate the never-ending rows of plants, steering them towards the best perennials for sun or shade, and pointing out the subtle differences between organic vegetables and those carved from hard salami. Predesigned and custom-made planters overflow with flowers, herbs, and leafy greens in the facility’s gravel yards and airy greenhouses, while staff can also make gardening house calls to jump-start fledgling flower beds.