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Marie Overfors and Mike Johnson founded Evergreen Fitness to introduce their community to tai chi. They specialize in tai chi TaijiFit, harnessing the power of the ancient endeavor of tai chi for holistic mind-body discipline. Music plays during their classes, which helps participants get even more into the flow and focus on their movements. The program is designed to get students to feel the benefits of tai chi as quickly as possible, benefits that can include tension relief, tranquillity, increased strength and stamina, and improved balance and flexibility.

5441 James Avenue South
Minneapolis,
MN
US

With a special focus on beginner musicians, Riff Factory instructs eighth-note-hungry students on melodious matters through private lessons. Most of Riff Factory's savvy instructors have either collegiate musical education or experience performing in professional treble-clef-minded bands. Rental instruments are included in each lesson, allowing students to save their own cherished noisemakers for crowd-pleasing ukulele smashing.

5417 Penn Ave. S
Richfield,
MN
US

For almost 40 years, The Malt Shop has served up burgers, malts, and sandwiches from a menu riddled with classic, family-friendly diner food. The house-signature burgers are smothered with toppings such as guacamole, portobello mushrooms, or feta cheese. The kitchen produces fresh soups and salad dressings daily and prepares meatless lasagna and veggie-burger dishes to satisfy vegetarians and rabbits hiding in diners' top hats. To complement the burgers, soda-shop-style malts and shakes come in a variety of flavors including pineapple, butterscotch, apple pie, and peanut butter.

809 W 50th St
Minneapolis,
MN
US

Kasia Organic Salon provides beautifying services with a side of environmental awareness. Put your eco-conscience and its cranial encasement at ease during your choice of relaxing aromatic scalp treatment or vitamin-infused Purify and De-Mineralize Me treatment. The former nurtures noggins with customized blends of essential oils, repairing damaged follicles while helping to prevent dandruff, some hair loss, and scalp irritation. Alternately, the Purify and De-Mineralize Me scalp treatment removes harsh mineral buildup, imparting a healthy glow, and also includes a double shampoo and scalp massage. With the health of your head restored, a skilled scissor shaman will get to work on the style. Stylists at Kasia are devoted to designing looks that let each client's personality shine through, so whether you are fun and flirty, serious and sophisticated, or enraged and enamored, you'll leave the salon with a 'do to match your personality. Each cut comes with a custom essential oil pampering treatment, shampoo, conditioning, blow dry, and style.

822 W 50th St
Minneapolis,
MN
US

In 1987, Brian McInerny was careening around Italy in a four-wheel, multipassenger Surrey cycle. An avid cyclist, he fell in love with this quirky contraption that he'd never seen in the United States and he immediately sought out the manufacturer and purchased a crate of them. Wheel Fun Rentals traces its origin to this very moment, as Brian changed his surrey-distribution company into a rental and tour company that spans the nation. In spite of a general suspicion of unicycles and their ulterior motives, the company's corporate philosophy espouses "Supporting active healthy lifestyles for our customers and maintaining a healthy environment for all." Wheel Fun's fleet of rentals now includes bicycles, multipassenger Surreys, scooters, surfboards, and paddle-based watercraft. They also promote green communities by offering free rentals to Big Brothers Big Sisters.

4135 West Lake Harriet Parkway
Minneapolis,
MN
US

Boasting a Gold Standard certification from the American Sailing Association, Northern Breezes Sailing School welcomes tender-footed sailors aboard a fleet of US Coast Guard–inspected boats for safe, exciting lessons. With a host of courses for beginners, intermediates, and advanced dread pirates, Northern Breezes acclimates students of all levels with both the practical and nuanced aspects of the art of wind harnessing.

Helmed by ASA instructor-evaluator Captain Thom Burns, the school has awarded more than 5,000 ASA certifications since its inception. Northern Breezes also offers camps for adventurous whippersnappers as well as boat charters and onshore courses on how to read the wind rippling across the water.

4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy
Minneapolis,
MN
US