Your Week in Wellness: March 16 – 22, 2015

There are so many ways to enjoy our city’s gorgeous weather at this time of year: bike rides, races, skating, gardening… the list goes on and on. It wasn’t easy, but we’ve narrowed the week’s wellness events and activities down to just nine. Take your pick.

Monday, March 16

Enjoy dynamic yoga set to music at Infinity Yoga’s all-level Infinity Flow class at 4:30 or 6 p.m. There is also a Yoga Basics class at 7:30 p.m. New students can enjoy a 30-day unlimited class pass for $30, or drop in for $17.

Tuesday, March 17

You’ll be humming “I’ve got a brand new pair of roller skates” all day long after visiting Skate Escape. Or maybe just rent a pair (or a bike!) and enjoy a beautiful Atlanta spring day in nearby Piedmont Park.

Wednesday, March 18

St. Patrick’s Day might be over but you can still get the luck of the Irish at the Power Foods: Lucky for Life class at Cook’s Warehouse in Decatur. Starting at 7 p.m., Chef Megan McCarthy will teach the basics of healthy, springtime food favorites. The class is $45 and is limited to 25 people.

Thursday, March 19

Clip in for a lunchtime ride at Torq Cycle Atlanta. The 35-minute class starts at 12:15 p.m. and your first one is free! After that, single classes cost $25.

Friday, March 20

Pole Dance 411 presents Ladies Liberation Weekend with a free open house from 7 to 10 p.m. Check out demos of those sexy classes you’ve always wanted to try. Come back on Saturday for discounted $10 classes all day long.

Saturday, March 21

Enjoy delicious food, adult beverages, live music, and auctions at The Pink Affair fundraiser to benefit Turning Point, a nonprofit dedicated to improving the quality of life for women with breast cancer. Tickets are $100 and the festivities kick off at 7:30 p.m.


Head out to the Spring Is Sprouting Festival at Farmer D Organics for homesteading and farming demos, live music, a craft market, and all kinds of springy stuff. The event continues into Sunday.

Sunday, March 22

Atlanta Performance Bicycle hosts a Sunday morning ride for intermediate cyclists. It rolls out at 11 a.m. Get those wheels spinnin’.


We hope you’ve got your mileage up because it’s time for the Publix Georgia Marathon and Half Marathon! Runners leave from Centennial Olympic Park at 7am and wind all through the city. If you’d like to log fewer miles, give the Luckie 5K a go. Registration for the full marathon costs $130, the half is $115 and the 5K is $45.