Relax, Recharge, and Reconnect in 2018
Your Guide to Get Back in the Groove
January 10, 2018
The holidays have come and gone. And now we’re trying to balance the stress of a new year with big goals. If you’re traveling, you may feel a little out of your daily routine. Fear not! Aurora has a great selection of activities and locations ideal for recharging your mind, body, and soul.
Below are just a few ways recharge:
Fresh Coat of Polish
Sometimes spending a day pampering yourself is the key to rebooting your mind and body. Whether you’re looking for the full-spa experience or just a quick manicure, there are a few places we suggest. Base Coat Nail Salon and Clementine’s, both located in Stanley Marketplace, are go-tos for relaxation. Clementine’s specializes in facials, waxing and other skin care solutions while Base Coat Nail Salon is a full-service nail bar. Also, Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa offers unique hot stone massages and custom facials.
Fresh air and the smell of pines does wonders. Connecting with nature is an excellent way to rejuvenate after the holiday season. We suggest heading out for a hike, short or long! If you only have an afternoon to spare, take a quick trip over to Cherry Creek State Park and enjoy their miles of groomed trails, complete with serene mountain views. If it’s a day trip you’re after, Rocky Mountain National Park is a natural oasis that’s awe-inspiring no matter the season. Trails like Adams Falls or Valley Trail are perfect for connecting with Colorado’s breath-taking landscape.
Sweat it Out
Feeling sluggish? Why don’t you give kickboxing a try? It may even replace your 3:00 PM cup of coffee! If you’re looking for a physical way refresh, try taking a spin class at CycleBar DTC. If you’re feeling edgy, A1 Boxing and Fitness offers intense fitness classes in boxing, kickboxing, and Kings Muay Thai. They boast a full-body workout complete with cardio and strength training. Whatever you choose, you’ll definitely get your sweat on.
Poise & Balance
Connecting with your mind, body, and soul requires a combination of exercise and mediation. We suggest checking out area yoga studios. Corepower Yoga in Aurora specializes in hot yoga and offers special rates designed for single class attendees new to their studio. Balance Yoga and Nutrition offers yoga courses created with traditional strength, fitness, and meditation practices in mind.
Fresh ingredients stimulate the mind and help you feel better inside and out. Consider grabbing a handmade smoothie or go for gold with a winning breakfast. We suggest Protein House, known for their tasty shakes, they also expansive menu complete with fiber-packed entrees like acai bowls and plant-based burgers. Natural Juicers is a classic juice bar with more than 50 different drink combinations made from Aurora-based certified organic fruits and veggies. If you’re grabbing something quick after a workout or looking to start your day on the right foot, these places are sure to make you feel great!
Header Image & “Fresh Coat of Polish” Image Photo Credit: Base Coat Nail Salon Stapleton