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Calendar February 2012

NOW-FEB 12 SKYLIGHT OPERA THEATRE Broadway Theatre Center, Gershwin and Friends NOW-FEB 22 KATIE GINGRASS GALLERY 241 N Broadway, Vintage Poster Exhibit NOW-FEB 26 GARDEN ROOM 2107 E Capitol Dr, “SiRealism” by Wisconsin artist Silas B. Ritchie NOW-MAR 11 MILWAUKEE REPERTORY THEATER 108 E Wells St, The Complete Works of Wm Shakespeare (Abridged) NOW-MAR 30 […]

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Interacting with nature: Good for the body, good for the psyche


by Marissa Reik
We are all familiar with the benefits of physical activity. Engaging in a normal exercise routine as part of a healthy lifestyle can optimize immune functioning, boost our body’s energy level, and help keep us younger longer. What is less apparent, however, is the fact that incorporating nature into our exercise regimen can provide additional social, cognitive, and psychological benefits as well.