Need a post-holiday reboot and recentering? We do too. That’s why we’re extra pumped for some of this week’s events, including a guided meditation, a 5k race, and a plenty of yoga to help get your mind and body back in balance. Of course, there’s also happy hour yoga at Triple Sun in case you need to be eased back into your healthy routine.
Keep reading to see all this week has to offer!
Yoga Happy Hour at Triple Sun Spirits (6-8pm/ $15)
Revitalize and reinvigorate yourself with an hour of instructor-led yoga followed by a delish cocktail made with Triple Sun Spirits liquor. Register here.
Monday Meditation at The Loving Piece (6:30-7:30pm/ $10 cash)
Starting the holiday season with meditation sounds like just what we all need (even if we don’t think we have time for it). Relax and slow down for an hour at the Loving Piece with this guided session with a chance to share your thoughts with the group afterward. More info here.
Bethlehem's Christkindlmarkt (through Dec. 23rd/ $9 for adults)
Hit your daily step count with ease as you peruse the aisles of handmade works (like gorgeous ornaments and nutcrackers) by more than 150 of the nation’s finest artisans at the 25th season of Bethlehem’s Christkindlmarkt. More info here.
Holiday Art Mart at The Art Establishment (through Dec. 23rd/ Free)
Browse the handmade gifts and support local artwork from 15 local vendors as you check family and friends (or yourself) off your holiday list this year. More info here.
Lehigh County Humane Society Giving Tree (through Dec. 24th/ Free)
Make a pup or kitty happy this holiday by stopping by the shelter in Allentown and grabbing a ticket from the Giving Tree that lists an item each dog and cat needs. Gift suggestions include toys, bowls, medical treatments, or bedding. You can also sponsor an animal for the season if you can’t visit in person! More info here.
Eat, Drink, and Speak Spanish at Tapas on Main (5-7pm/ Free to participate)
Want to brush up on your Spanish but have no one to practice with? Head to Tapas on Main to do just that in a low pressure environment with free appetizers and $5 sangria! (We’re all about that liquid courage because our skills aren’t so bueno.) More info here.
Yoga Jewelry Trunk Show at AntiGravity Yoga Lab (5-7pm/ Free)
Shop some of the prettiest yoga-inspired Jeanne Verger jewelry as you sip on wine and nibble on tasty appetizers. Bonus: There’s also a hot yoga class that will be held from 5:45-6:45pm if you want to make the most of your trip to the AntiGravity Yoga Lab. More info here.
Cookie Workshop at Sweet Girlz Bakery (6-9pm/ $75)
Take our money! If you want to bake Christmas cookies for gifts, but don't want the mess or clean up, come bake in the Sweet Girlz Bakery in Easton. You'll leave with 10+ dozen cookies to share in flavors like chocolate chip, peanut butter, coconut drop, chocolate crackle, cinnamon crisp, molasses, sugar, and oatmeal raisin. More info here, and call to reserve your spot!
Zwift Virtual Reality Bike Ride at Trek Bicycle Store (various times/ free)
You shouldn’t cancel your weekend bike ride just because it’s cold outside. Head to the Tilghman Street or Bethlehem Trek Bicycle Store to check out Zwift, an immersive cycling workout/game that takes you across beautify virtual landscapes as you pedal indoors. More info here.
Artistic Flow at Easton Yoga (12-3:30pm/ $45)
If you’re looking for something to spark your creative senses, this is just the thing: a 90-minute guided flow followed by a fluid acrylic painting lesson, a freeing form of painting that uses a mix of mediums to effortlessly create abstract patterns and colors reminiscent of the natural world. Tickets and more info here.
Ice Scraper 5K Race (8:30am check-in time/ $10)
Get your winter run on with the Lehigh Valley Road Runners as the Ice Scraper race series kicks off in Little Lehigh Parkway. If you’re a beginner or looking to get yourself back out there and take a break from holiday stress, sign up here.
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