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The Best Winter Wellness Events for a Mind, Body, and Spirit Reset

The Best Winter Wellness Events for a Mind, Body, and Spirit Reset

What is wellness? It means different things to different people. One thing we know for sure? It means a lot more than exercise and yoga nowadays. We've rounded up the best events to relax, stretch, sweat, and nourish your spirit in your city this month.

New York City

Essential Essence Workshop

Whitch River

Experience the power of scent to relieve stress by learning how to choose and blend the perfect mix for you.

$23 / RSVP

365 Plant Based Pop-Up

21 Ludlow St

If you're curious about a plant-based lifestyle, you're not alone. Stop by this marketplace to discover plant alternatives for food, drinks, clothes, and many more handmade goodies.

FREE / RSVP
   House of Yes

Voice Cult Singing Party

House of Yes

Voice Cult says, "If you can speak, then you can sing," and invites you to join in healing song, for a sort of guided meditation using the power of a community of voices.

FREE / RSVP

“You” Day: Self-Care

The Hoxton, Williamsburg

It's all about taking a time-out for yourself at this Sunday event that will feature a bath brew and crystal workshop, B12 shots, and cryofacials.

$49 / RSVP

Winter Warmup: CorePower Yoga

Squeeze in an invigorating sweat session before your workday with this hourlong vinyasa yoga class overlooking The Bank of America Winter Village of Bryant Park.

FREE / RSVP

How to Detox your Body and Mind

Credo Beauty

Find out how you can be doing more to naturally detox your body by enjoying a panel of guest speakers, libations, and fun activations.

$23 / RSVP

DeepBeats: Deep House Yoga

House of Yes

Feel the burn and the beat simultaneously when you sign up for an hour-long yoga class like no other, where the ancient practice is set to the sounds of today’s underground dance music.

$29 / RSVP

Meditation and Art Therapy

Union Square

Give your brain a break to enjoy using the power of experiential art as a tool to connect your mind and body.

$44 / RSVP

Reiki Meditation Circle

The Green Spa & Wellness Center

Check out this practice that uses gentle, non-invasive touch to reduce stress, strengthen the immune system, ease pain, and harmonize emotions.

$33 / RSVP

Healing Sound Bath

Namastuy Healing Collective

This gentle yet powerful experience will soothe your body and mind using Tibetan singing bowls, tuning forks, chimes, and other instruments.

$33 / RSVP

Los Angeles

Manifestation Sound Bath

Liberate Hollywood

This class at Liberate Hollywood will utilize sacred gongs, quartz crystal singing bowls, Tibetan singing bowls, and other healing instruments to put students into a state of deep meditation.

$33 - $39 / RSVP

Women’s Beauty, Fashion & Wellness Workshop

The Lazarus Experience

Join other local boss ladies for this day of motivational speakers, surprise guests, games, shopping, sipping, and mingling.

$0 - $187 / RSVP

Radical Romance: One Day Yoga & Wellness Retreat

Laguna Beach

Escape to Laguna Beach for this one-day retreat featuring yoga, meditation, and HIIT sessions as well as a mindset shift and wholesome foods at The Tree House.

$49 - $60 / RSVP

Art of Energy Hygiene: Level 1

Colby Rebel Spirit Center

This introductory energy healing course covers the basics of developing intuition, clearing energy blocks, and limiting fear.

$525 / RSVP

Free Yoga on the Beach

Venice Beach

Keep your New Year's resolutions to be more active and save more money with this free yoga class on Venice Beach!

FREE / RSVP

Celebrate Self Love on Valentine’s Day

Rita House

"I love me" — Hailee Steinfeld, and you after attending this Valentine's Day self-love meditation and interactive art event.

$43 / RSVP

Sound Bath: Healing and Chakra Balancing

Liberate Hollywood

Nikki Bridges of Urban Mysticism will host this class featuring Shamanic drum and vocal toning as well as sound healing incorporating quartz crystal bowls and a gong.

$33 - $38 / RSVP

Blogging, Business & Wellness Workshop

Saje Natural Wellness

Do your 2019 goals include starting, improving, or upgrading a business? This event includes guest speakers and mentor sessions on social media, entrepreneurship and motherhood, + health and wellness.

$44 / RSVP

Sound Immersion with Sara Auster

Saje Natural Wellness

This one-day immersive workshop will introduce students to the therapeutic application of sound for restoration, relaxation, meditatation, and healing.

$230 / RSVP

Maha Shivaratri Festival

Ananda West LA

Celebrate this Hindi holiday dedicated to Shiva, the destroyer of delusions, in honor of the night she married Shakti. This event will include chanting, meditation, and storytelling.

FREE / RSVP

San Francisco

Team Spin Sweat Love Fundraiser at Barry’s Bootcamp

Barry's Bootcamp FiDi

Break a sweat for a good cause! This heart-racing exercise class is a benefit for Cycle for Survival, a movement to end rare cancers. Enjoy an intense workout while supporting this important work.

$32 / RSVP

Urbankick Pop-Up

130 East 12th St

Want to break a sweat while embracing your inner swagger? Then it's time to try Urbankick, a high intensity cardio kickboxing class chock full of kicks, punches, and booty-drops.

$16 / RSVP

On Cultivating Balance: A Conversation with Sharon Salzberg and Nikki Mirghafori

California Institute of Integral Studies

Who doesn't want more balance and clarity in their lives? Gain powerful tools from meditation experts Sharon Salzberg and Nikki Mirghafori at this discussion event.

$32 / RSVP

Fermentation, Gut Health, and the Immune System

Sticky Art Lab

Everyone is talking about probiotics, but how do you get them into your diet? At this class, you'll taste an array of probiotic-rich foods and make your own fermented dish to take home.

$50 / RSVP

Goat Yoga

Lemos Farm

Sink into a totally joyous state of mind by combining yoga and baby goats. While you strike a pose, 15 baby goats will mill around your mat and may even hop on your back or eat out of your hand.

$35 / RSVP

Day-Long Meditation Retreat

Green Gulch Farm Zen Center

Spend the day deepening your meditation practice. Head out to the gorgeous Green Gulch Farm for meditation, long walks, mindfulness guidance, and a delicious vegetarian lunch.

$119 - $129 / RSVP

Fitbit Local Bootcamp and Brunch

Sports Basement Presidio

Meetup with the Fitbit crew for a free workout class and mimosa brunch. Break a sweat at bodyweight bootcamp, then chow down on free bagels, bubbly, and a yogurt parfait bar.

FREE / RSVP

Sunset Beach Yoga with Nicole Cronin

Baker Beach

Your cal needs a dose of silent disco beach yoga. Nicole Cronin teaches her powerful yoga class right beside the Pacific so you can soak up fresh air, sunshine, and relaxation all at once.

$5 - $28 / RSVP

How to Be Happier: A Workshop with Kayleigh Martin

California Institute of Integral Studies

Banish the blues with this three hour workshop on how to be happier. Learn happiness-boosting tricks and tools including positive psychology techniques, neuroscience, and mindfulness.

$53 / RSVP

Pole Hiking: Outdoor Exercise + Practice Hike

Amp up your hiking capabilities by learning how to use poles. This guided hike will show you how to include poles for stronger core muscles, better posture, and happier knees.

$48 - $69 / RSVP

Chicago

Pop-Up Magazine’s Winter Issue

BAM Opera House

Experience a live magazine featuring a range of stories with performers including Arcade Fire’s Will Butler and award-winning writers.

$36 - $76 / RSVP

Butterfly Haven Yoga

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

Energize and awaken at this special yoga class, where you'll be surrounded by beauty in the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven.

$17 / RSVP

Fitbit Local Bodyweight Bootcamp & Cardio Boxing

W New York - Downtown

Work toward your 10,000 steps for the day at a Fitbit Local session with ambassadors that will lead a workout for all levels incorporating a mix of bootcamp and kickboxing.

FREE / RSVP

Sip N’ Sweat

Chicago Dance

The best of two worlds meet at this event, which combines wine and dancing for four hours of Saturday night fun.

$44 / RSVP

Fleet Feet Running Club: Yoga For Runners With Corepower Yoga

Fleet Feet Old Town

Runners, rejoice — this yoga class is for you. Spend an hour immersed in several stretches and movements that are geared specifically for avid runners.

FREE / RSVP

Pilates with the Primates

Lincoln Park Zoo

Get wild with your pilates practice at this event, which offers attendees a private viewing of the primates in the Regenstein Center for African Apes.

$26 / RSVP

Connecting With Courage

Tribe

Trust your instincts and build connection with this one-time improv class, which helps attendees in life skills like taking risks and facing uncertainty.

$42 / RSVP
   barre3

Community barre3 Class

barre3

Check out a free class at this barre studio, which features a signature workout of sustained holds, micro-movements, and cardio bursts.

FREE / RSVP

Namaste Rosé Yoga at Under Armour Chicago

Under Armour Brand House

This monthly power yoga class gives attendees a chance to stretch, move, and relax. Linger afterward for a taste of some of their sponsors, including Hello Water, Luna Bar, and Munk Pack.

FREE / RSVP

The Winter Breakfast Club Ride

Trek Bicycle Store

Kick off the New Year with an early-AM, super-energizing bike ride. Meet new friends and take in some scenery with a route comprised of roads and trails, and fuel up with a breakfast post-workout.

FREE / RSVP

Washington, D.C.

January Empowerment Circle

Sense DC

Goals. Dreams. Visions. Releasing. Planning. Plotting. Spend an evening getting clear and crafty as you create a plan for 2019.

$45 / RSVP

WellNow 2019

The Watergate Hotel

Get inspired to discover your best life. Focus on fitness, nutrition, self-care, and more to be the best you possible.

$229 - $279 / RSVP

Vinyl & Vinyasa Yoga

Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House

Come set your new year intentions with a challenging yet engaging vinyasa class instructed by flow master @Mary2theGame.

$10 / RSVP

Healing Under the Moon | New Moon Gathering

Steadfast Supply

Set new intentions - whether for your business or in your personal life - while harnessing the strong energy of the moon.

$40 / RSVP

RECHARGE: Meditate + Reflect + Celebrate

Qi Kratom CBD Tea

Practice self-care by giving yourself the gift of an evening of mindful reflection on how you are showing up in your life, relationships, and career.

$20 - $35 / RSVP

Yoga with Bae

The Loft at lululemon

Walk away from this class feeling more peaceful, stronger, and that much more connected to your boo.

$20 - $25 / RSVP

Kombucha Brewing Workshop

The Athlete Development Center

Learn the do's and don'ts of fermentation and walk away with a mason jar full of starter kombucha and a culture to take home.

$30 / RSVP

Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra

recharj®

Experience deeper levels of peace and health than you ever imagined possible. Book your cushion today to save your spot.

$30 / RSVP

Meditation Workshop at Energy Club

The Energy Club

Bring your boo to this "Couples Love Balance" workshop to find out how meditation can improve your relationship.

FREE / RSVP

Meditation Book Club

recharj®

This isn't your average book club. Gather once a month to read about meditation, practice methods from the book, and discuss how it relates to your daily life.

$25 / RSVP