Island Trail Running Series

Island Trail Running Series

Photo Caption: Frank Driscoll, Rebecca Torrisi, and Laura Ryan running during Island Trail Running Series at Pelots Point Nature Area in North Hero, VT A RiseVT Mini Grant Project During July and August of 2017 Healthy Island and Community Support Inc. hosted an...
Bringing mindfulness to schools

Bringing mindfulness to schools

On Saturday March 24th, area educators had the opportunity to learn about using yoga and mindfulness in their classrooms from Lisa Flynn Founder and CEO of Yoga 4 Classrooms. RiseVT sponsored the 6-hour workshop for educators in Franklin and Grand Isle counties....
Make Valentine’s Day loving and healthy

Make Valentine’s Day loving and healthy

Traditionally Valentine’s Day means wine and chocolate, while both may be good for you in moderation, why not start a new tradition this year? For families with young children, hold a dance party right in your living room. Aren’t sure of the moves, try some online...
Winter walks to school

Winter walks to school

The annual Winter Walk Day is coming up on Wednesday, Feb. 7. This nationally recognized day aims to encourage kids to get out and be active before and after school. Create a walking school bus in your neighborhood, slow down and enjoy the snow, and best of all get...