Winter Park Village, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, offers health-conscious options to get you feeling like an even better version of yourself this year. Get your steps in while enjoying the fresh air of this pedestrian-friendly marketplace. In addition to upscale shopping, dining and entertainment options, stop by these health and fitness-conscious businesses during your next visit.
The Bar Method
The Bar Method workout is a fast-paced form of interval training that maximizes caloric burn during and after every class. These unique, transformative and safe signature classes utilize a ballet barre for a full body workout. Classes are led by nationally certified instructors. No ballet experience is needed, and every fitness level can participate. These effective classes give you a slimmer, leaner body and a more fit and confident you.
Whether you’re taking a break from shopping, treating yourself to a post-workout boost or seeking respite from your usual, boring brown-bag lunch, you will definitely want to try Clean Juice. Enjoy smoothies, cold-pressed juices, our favorite açaí bowls or some avocado toast as a treat made with organic fruits and vegetables in a relaxing and inviting atmosphere.
This isn’t just THE place to shop for bikes, paddle boards and outdoor gear; REI also plans classes and events that will get you off of the couch and into the outdoors. Camping classes, backpacking basics and out-of-town excursions all await you when you become a member of REI co-op. A lifetime membership to REI is only $20 and includes annual discounts, access to local in-store super sales, access to information on adventure travel and much more. PLAY Tip: Check out the upcoming Wekiva Wilderness Retreat (March 29) for a weekend of camping, learning and PLAYing with REI and the Wekiva Wilderness Trust.
Aprons Cooking School at Publix
Make processed food a thing of the past and sign up for cooking classes with the Aprons Cooking School inside Publix at Winter Park Village. Discover new ways to create family favorites, explore vegan and gluten-free cooking techniques or help foster healthy eating habits for kids and teens with classes for the whole family. Don’t miss the Big and Little Chef classes that will have you and your kids whipping up some serious fun and creating memories in the kitchen.
Baby Boot Camp Workout
Try a free one-hour Baby Boot Camp class on Wednesday, March 6 at 9:45 a.m. Baby Boot Camp is the ultimate mommy & me workout program! This 60-minute stroller fitness class will get your heart rate up while your kiddos chill out in their stroller. Get out and get moving without having to book a babysitter. Class size is limited. Your first class is free. Register here: babybootcamp.com
Florida Blue Center
Stop by the Florida Blue Center to check out a wide variety of services, including wellness programs, nutrition advice and fitness classes to help you achieve better health. Speak to a nurse, join the walking club or take a Zumba or tai chi class! No need to be a member; classes are open to the public. Just pop in and sign up!
Celebrate the healthy way with an edible arrangement! Skip the doughnuts for the office party or the cookie cake for your child’s next classroom celebration. Instead, order a fruit basket that will have everyone smiling and feeling good. Edible Arrangements are also a great gift to have delivered in lieu of flowers.
510 Orlando Ave., Winter Park, FL 32789