17 Healthy and Fun Things To Do This Week in the Lehigh Valley

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BY NINA ELIAS

Happy Turkey Week! Plenty of opportunities to give thanks while you sweat on this list. If that doesn't do it for you, how about some wine and donuts? There's something for everyone this week :) 

From all of us at Live Well Lehigh Valley, have a happy and healthy Thanksgiving!

SUNDAY

Paddle Board Yoga (1:30pm - 2:30pm / varies)
Fall may have finally arrived in the Lehigh Valley, but you can close your eyes and pretend you’re on a warm, still lake during this paddle board yoga class. And thanks to Cancer Support Community Greater Lehigh Valley, this class is free to anyone affected by cancer.

Yoga and Brunch at the Easton Public Market (8am-9:30pm / $18)
Is this the best Sunday ever?! I think so. Join Easton Yoga and Greenmouth Table at the Easton Public Market for the ultimate #selfcareSunday!

Pints & Poses Yoga at the Brewery (10am - 11am / $20)
This month’s Pints & Poses event will be held at Weyerbacher! $20 gets you a great yoga class, a beer cocktail, and snacks--what more could you ask for?

MONDAY

In House Pet Chiropractic Services @ The Dining Dog (3pm - 6pm / $85)
Does your dog need acupuncture? Don’t knock it until you read the list of ailments it could help: including anxiety, hip dysplasia, hot spots, and arthritis. You need an appointment for this one!

As we've mentioned on other Monday lists, if you want to start your week of with a little mindfulness and yoga, head to the Yoga Loft at 6:30pm with Melanie Smith Yoga for a $16 drop-in class from their Empowered in Practice series.

TUESDAY

Yoga Tuesday @ Allentown Art Museum (12:30pm - 1:20pm / $5-10)
Every first and third Tuesday of the month, relax, recharge, and find your moment of Zen in the galleries with Easton Yoga.

WEDNESDAY

Free Workout with LV Rise & Grind (5:45am)
As they say, “just show up” every Wednesday morning for a killer AM workout in Trexler Park!

Lights in the Parkway 5k (7pm - 10pm / $40)
Run a 5K, enjoy the lights by foot, then warm up with some hot chocolate and cookies. All the makings of a fantastic Wednesday night!

3rd Annual Turkey Burner Workout (9am - 10am / $15)
You can combat the stress of the holidays with food and feel terrible, or you can sweat out all the stress and feel like the warrior princes and princesses you are. All fitness levels are welcome at Train4-It LLC’s pre-turkey workout!

THURSDAY

Free Yoga Thanksgiving Day  (9am - 10:15am / free)
Start your Turkey Day with some gratitude @ Kula Heart Yoga & Wellness, LLC! In the spirit of giving thanks, bring a canned good or two to be donated to a local food bank.

Free Thanksgiving All Levels Yoga (10am - 11:25am / free)
Put the turkey in the oven and head over to The Yoga Loft for some all-levels flow lead by  Kim Heffelfinger with a focus on--you guessed it--gratitude.

Turkey Day Burn (9am - 10am / free)
Join Forward Thinking Fitness in Allentown for a free pre-feast workout! Go see why this gym was voted “Best Gym to Get a Great Workout” by the readers of Lehigh Valley Style AND feel better about that inevitable second piece of pie.

FRIDAY

Annual Turkey Burn (9:30am - 11am / $5)
Join Lisa at the Charles Chrin Community Center of Palmer Township for an extended Zumba class on Black Friday! Free for Community Center members.

Donuts & Wine Pairing (All Day)
Could this be our new favorite pairing?! Head over to Sleepy Cat Urban Winery for post-shopping deals, including $7 for a glass of wine and a donut or $6 for a Sleepy Cat Style Mimosa and a donut!

SATURDAY

Historic Bethlehem Turkey Trot 5K (8:30am /  $25-45)
Burn off those Thanksgiving Day calories with Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites’ 15th Annual Historic Turkey Trot 5K Run & Fitness Walk!

Made with Intention: Pop Up Holiday Shop at Easton Yoga (11am - 5pm)
Local, handmade gift ideas all with a focus on wellness. What better gift could you give? This is part of a full day of #shoplocal events in Easton!

Turkey Burn Zumba Masterclass (2:30pm - 4:30pm / $15-20)
You cooked, you ate, you shopped--and now you sweat it all out at this 2-hour Zumba event at the Zlife Studio in Easton!

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