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Woodinville is ZinZanni’s home

  • Written by David B. Clark

If you roll back behind the trees, around the wineries, wrap around where Woodinville whiskey is made, you can spot the century-old woodwork covered in canvas that is the Spiegeltent. This tent, adorned with stained glass, mirrors that bounce back thrills demanding awes, is Teatro ZinZanni’s heartbeat. The body surrounding the steady beat are the appendages that allow costumes to be sewn, performers their training ground of trampolines and vaulted ceilings, kitchens and dining rooms that provide exquisite dining. This is the Teatro ZinZanni world headquarters nestled into the tranquility in a uniquely Woodinville way.

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Physical Exercise isn’t just for Athletes

  • Written by Dr. Allison Apfelbaum
Wow! I can’t believe how much snow the Seattle area has gotten over the last few weeks.  I grew up on the east coast and we are used to this kind of thing, but I know how mild the Seattle winters usually are.  I have to admit it was kind of nice to relax inside and enjoy the serene calmness of the snow blanket across the Pacific Northwest trees. I want to encourage you not to lose motivation for moving your physical body through the winter.  I would like to explain how important it is for optimal health to exercise regularly. 
 
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4 Tips To Making Your Home Stand Out

  • Written by Blue Team: Ashley Farrington & Michelle Blue, Windermere Woodinville
Its all over the news that the local real estate market is slowing down – whether it really is for your home and neighborhood is something you should talk to your Broker about.  The economic forces of supply & demand vary not only by city but by neighborhood, home style, and home condition. In a balanced market, it is even more important that you get good advice and you make sure your home stands out from the competition to ensure that you sell quickly and at its highest price. 
 
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Secret Snowshoe Adventure

  • Written by ROSE MARIE GAI
The winter season is upon us. We can either stay inside and hibernate, or go out and embrace it. If you prefer the latter, fitness instructor and outdoor enthusiast, Sara Graham, reveals a personal favorite snowshoeing hike.
"I chose Rock Ridge Trail because this was a trail that I stumbled upon while looking for another hike in Lake Wenatchee State Park. "
 
Sara explains that part of the allure of this hike is that it is little known to the public. "Often we are the only car in the parking lot, meaning that we are the only ones on the trail." Rock Ridge Trail has more to offer than just a solitary commune with nature. Washington State Parks Commission describe this trail as 3.8 miles which traverses a low ridge providing nice views of the valley.
 
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Dementia Prevention Starts in Middle Age

  • Written by Lisa Yeager, Sno-Valley Senior Center Director
Many people say that what they most fear about aging is getting dementia. But did you know there is a lot you can do now (no matter your age) to prevent dementia in later years.
 
In 2017, the Lancet Commission released a life-course model for dementia risk that stretched from a person's genetic risk at birth, to early life education level; middle-age hearing loss, hypertension, and obesity; and late-life smoking, depression, physical inactivity, social isolation and diabetes.
 
"The evidence we’re seeing now suggests that decisions you make in mid-life can impact your chances of getting dementia, as well as your brain health after diagnosis,” Professor Ritchie said.
 
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