Heaven knows we can use some spa and wellness treatments now, and especially if they’re at discounts of up to 50%. So it’s good news Miami Spa Months 2020 kick off this weekend and last through September 30. Here’s the list with Miami Spa Month deals and clickable links of the nearly 20 on board to date.
And now to complete your workout fashion, head to toe! Who would think it’d make sense to apply the words “performance” and “pizzazz” to grip socks, something I didn’t think I’d get excited about? Well, I was a disbeliever, until I tried Shashi, the best grip socks for sure. For women, they can take your fitness wear outfit up a notch in style and comfort. And for men, the comfort should make you happy. They’re designed for barre, yoga and pilates, but also work for just walking around the house and for golf. And then there’s the credentials – they were just featured in VOGUE magazine.
If you’re like me and find yourself spending time every day in workout clothes in this time of COVID-19, you’re probably tired of wearing the same clothes. Heaven knows I am. I checked out the “activewear” of the big chains and frankly found them boring as in neutral colors, few with patterns, and no long tops. No excitement. So, off I went to the website of the Brazilian mother and daughter team who designs fitness fashion under the name of Equilibrium Activewear and from whom I bought before. Now I’m sporting a jazzy outfit for my daily walk and zoom workouts. Plus, they’re offering a 30% discount for readers.
Fashion statements these days of Covid-19 are about designer athleisure and couture sneakers and maybe a luxury brand mask. How about fitness equipment? Would you believe 18 carat gold designer dumbbells? You won’t want to miss this line of eye popping home fitness equipment from Germany. Then, there’s the option I chose for my cost conscious budget.
Enjoy select sessions or go for a full day of free video workshops from 11 fitness, physical and mental health and wellness experts on May 1. It’s a virtual wellness event hosted by Velas Resorts of Mexico. You’re sure to find topics that appeal, from a wide range including nutrition and superfoods, at-home cardio and full body toning, yoga for healing, meditation, DIY ritual baths. Check out the where, who and what below:
Sheltering in place can be particularly challenging for Miami locals, who are used to being active and outside, year round. Exercise is a vital part of building a strong immune system, and keeping a healthy body and sound mind, especially in times of stress. Here are some tips from Tracy Belcher for a home exercise routine to stay healthy and active while in quarantine.
Foodies, garden lovers, sports buffs, and the health and fitness obsessed will find plenty of cool things to do in Miami in March. To whet your appetite literally and figuratively, there’s the Dessert Wars Miami, the largest dessert festival in America taking place in Wynwood. Check out the list in two parts. Here’s Part 1.
There’s so much going on in Miami to kick-off 2020, for nature lovers, culture buffs, foodies, fashionistas and those searching for the latest workout. Looking for something new to do in the Magic City this January? Try one of the events listed below. We love them—and we think you will, too!
Pivot Mkt, billed as the first all inclusive marketplace in Miami to exclusively house sustainable brands, has opened with over 30 brands in fashion, beauty, home and décor offerings. Products are for men, women and children.The 7,200 square foot space in The Citadel in the Little River District also has a sustainable beauty bar and learning center with instruction and “hands on” activities. Coming up October 5, a workshop in making your own lipstick and candles. In other news, the Nu-Deco Ensemble which is one of my favorite cultural offerings in Miami, has announced The Citadel will be its new home base this fall season with the first concert October 11 (see my writeup here).
No need to get bored with your workout routine — miles on the treadmill or bicycle, circuits on the elliptical or hours a week pumping iron. There are more creative ways to get your cardio, strength training and balance building fitness in. Read on about five fitness studios offering cool, new Miami workout options. And if you missed it, here are others we wrote about in January (click here).