Coolibar Asks: What Does Yoga Mean to You?

Oct 27, 2014 No Comments by

We’ve been thinking about yoga a lot lately. We can’t help it. When you’re promoting sun protection, health, happiness and peace of mind, yoga just naturally comes up. Do you practice yoga? If you do, what does it mean to “practice yoga?”

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After 25 Years with Lupus, Still Going Strong

Sep 16, 2014 No Comments by

Jan Jundt is married; her husband Dave recently retired from the North Dakota National Guard. Last spring the couple moved to Fargo, ND from Bismarck to be closer to their three grown daughters. Also: 25 years ago, lupus nearly killed her.

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What the Heck is a Rash Guard?

Aug 19, 2014 No Comments by

A rash guard is almost always a shirt, specifically one that’s worn in or around water. This might seem strange; after all, we have swim shirts and wraps and beach cover ups that do the same thing, right? But the original Australian rash guard was called a rash guard (or “rashie”) for its ability to protect against rashes.

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The Athlete Within

Aug 14, 2014 No Comments by

By Valerie Stewart: In fourth grade I ruled on the four square court. NO one could knock me out of the server’s square. My family didn’t know and I didn’t receive any blue ribbons, but I knew and it made me feel great.

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Guest Post: A Call to Action from a Skin Cancer Survivor

Aug 06, 2014 No Comments by

This post by Megan Ramey first appeared July 29 on Cancer Candor, a blog from Chris Hanson, President, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). It appeared on the same day that the US Surgeon General released a call to action to prevent skin cancer in which he called the disease a “major public health problem.”

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For Aspiring Pro Golfer, Long Days in the Sun are Par for the Course

Jul 30, 2014 No Comments by

By Kaitlyn Price

As a competitive golfer, there aren’t many days off. The summer months are the heart of the competitive season, and I am taking advantage of the plethora of events to prepare myself for LPGA Qualifying School in August. It is important to have all aspects of your golf game in shape because each tournament brings a new challenge.

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Twin City Tennis Camps Hosts Coolibar Talent Show

Jul 25, 2014 No Comments by

For the past two years Coolibar has worked closely with Twin City Tennis Camps (TCTC), an organization that operates tennis camps across Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minn. Still, Friday, July 18 was a first: a Coolibar-themed talent show performed by TCTC staff and junior tennis students at the Golden Valley Tennis Center at Brookview Park. Here are some highlights:

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Discipline, Dedication…and Sun Protection

Jul 24, 2014 No Comments by

Sun protection is extremely important to me as a football coach to stay safe in the sun. We are outside conditioning all summer long in the Louisiana sun. It can be brutal. It is very humid in the south and sweat easily washes off the typical sunscreen. Wearing protective clothing provides the additional protection I need to feel comfortable in the sun without the worry of skin cancer.

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Coolibar Investigates – Adding Our Thoughts to This Morning’s Segment on GMA

Jun 18, 2014 No Comments by

This GMA Investigates piece makes a wonderful introduction for people who are just learning about the benefits of sun protective clothing.
In case you missed it, you can catch it here.

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Deadlines! Even in Hawaii, Being a Mom, Teacher & Athlete Requires Planning (and Stamina)

Jun 09, 2014 1 Comment by

By Mekia Earle:

I know that the parents out there will relate to my morning frenzy. Some may call it a routine, I suppose, but I prefer to call it “somewhat controlled chaos.”

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