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2017 Health & Wellness Guide for Gulf & Main Magazine

Jun 06, 2017 07:59PM ● Published by Melanie Heisinger

Image courtesy of Yoga Bird.

Getting healthy and focusing on better health is a common New Year resolution. However, usually by this time in the year, old habits have taken over and good health has gone to the wayside. 

It's so important to stay healthy all year around, and luckily there are plenty of places in the area that support a healthy lifestyle. We've put together a few events, and initiatives that focus on good health and wellness.

Practice yoga at Yoga Bird or try some tasty and healthy meals Chef Brooke's Natural Café. That and more in our 2017 Health & Wellness Guide.


Events:

Chronic Pain Self-Management Program

 Jun 23, 2017 9:00AM

A free six-week workshop for individuals with chronic pain or has a loved one with chronic pain. Chronic pain conditions may include arthritis, fibromyalgia, and many other conditions.  


Ballroom Dancing - start Jun 05 2017 0630PM

Ballroom Dancing:

Jun 12, 2017 6:30PM

USA Dance offers beginning Ballroom Dance Lessons and a Social Dance on Monday nights. The lessons will be structured for the absolute beginner, but social dancers who wish to refresh the... Read More » 

Businesses:

Yoga Bird  


About: "Anna and Chip Withrow have found “home” two times in their lives, when they discovered yoga and when they moved to Fort Myers, many years ago.  They opened Yoga Bird with the hope of creating space – space for the yoga tradition, space for good health, and space for fun.  This space has become a community of teachers and students who share a love of yoga and who consciously support one another and our community.  Anna and Chip are joined by extraordinary senior teachers like Linda Rowland, and many others who each bring a different emphasis to practice, but who all endeavor to serve you and help you use yoga to create conscious, thriving space in your life."

Contact: (239) 936-6940

Location: 1400 Colonial Blvd., Unit 61, Fort Myers, FL 33907

Ada's Natural Market

About: "Ada's Green Leaf's Cafe and Deli features fresh market prepared fare to dine in or take out. Chef inspired salads, wraps, sandwiches, as well as hot meals, and our gourmet hand stretched Pizza's. And be sure to grab a wholesome organic juice or smoothie at our Organic Juice Bar." 
    
Contact: (239) 939-9600

Location: 7070 College Pkwy, Ste 101, Fort Myers, FL 33907

White Orchid Spa

About: "We are a team of trained professionals who are committed to serving our community & educating on the benefits of skin care, scrubs, facials & massages. Our spa is a state and government regulated business. 

Our slogan of “Changing one body one face at a time” says it all. All of our services are customized to satisfy every customer who walks through our doors!"

Contact: (239) 362-2799

Location: 2180 West First Street, Suite 220, Fort Myers, FL 33901


Healthy Eats:

Chef Brooke's Natural Café

About: "Come in, relax, enjoy the eclectic music and local artwork. Drink the best house coffee or tea, use the free wi-fi and lounge in our cozy, fun atmosphere. Pick out a unique and healthy dessert from our bountiful bakery. Recharge with a superfood smoothie, juice or wheatgrass shot. Delight yourself with our breakfast or lunch or bring dinner home! Peruse the bulk and grocery section while you wait for your order to finish. We offer a wide range of food styles such as American, Mediterranean, Indian, Italian, Mexican, Thai, etc."

Contact: (239) 332-2433

Location: 1850 Boy Scout Dr, # A106, Fort Myers, FL 33907

Pizza Fusion

About: "Pizza Fusion was born in February of 2006 out of the (not so) genius minds of Michael Gordon and Vaughan Lazar. All of Pizza Fusion's delicious food is delivered in company-owned, hybrid delivery vessels that get excellent gas mileage and have low harmful carbon emissions.

They made it their mission to care about the quality of their food and their impact on the environment, but realized that one last piece was missing... the quality of their work environment. Michael and Vaughan wanted the culture and dynamic of the Fusion Family to be treated as carefully as the food and the environment. They opted to offer all employees working more than 20 hours a week health insurance. They realized that maintaining a healthy workplace not only made sense, it was the key to their business. Great employees serving delicious food would prove to be the makings of success."   

Contact: (239) 337-7979

Location: 12901 McGregor Blvd, Suite 5, Fort Myers, FL 33919
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