Know someone who is health-conscious or would like to become healthier? Offer them the opportunity to be healthy in a variety of ways. Gift cards for fitness, yoga, massages, meditation, floating and healthy food options are some gifts to consider for a loved one.
Vive’s Revolution Program is great for those new to exercise or with medical conditions. Includes 60 days of nutritional and personal training sessions, gym membership and classes. For those who want take fitness to the next level, try Vive’s Functional Training program.
The offer: $119 for a 60 day program. Functional Training group classes start at $15. Packages available at Vive Health & Fitness, 500 3rd Ave., Kingston.
Call Brent or Tom at 570-371-3572 or vivehealthandfitness.com.
Celestial Bodies offers High Intensity Interval Training and Metabolic Conditioning classes that help burn calories for 24 hours. Lose weight through an intense class that’s 30 minutes. Although class is in a group setting, Celeste can adjust workouts around injuries or levels.
The offer: Gift cards in any amount. $5 per class or $30 for 1-hour private personal training at Celestial Bodies, 61 Main St., Luzerne. Call 570-578-2157 or [email protected]
For those who love the heat, want to sweat and detoxify while doing yoga try hot yoga classes at Melt.
The offer: $30 for 30 days of unlimited hot yoga classes (first timers to Melt) at Melt Hot Yoga, 16 Gateway Shopping Center, Kingston. Call 570-287-3400 or melthotyogastudio.com.
Balance Yoga and Wellness offers a variety of classes at one studio including vinyasa, kundalini, mellow flow, yin, meditation, aerial yoga and kickboxing.
The offer: 5 yoga classes for $25 (to be used within 1 month, first-timers only) or $20 per aerial yoga class at Balance Yoga and Wellness, 900 Rutter Ave., 2nd Floor, Forty-Fort. Call 570-714-2777 or balancenepa.com.
Receive energy healing from a certified 20-year experienced Usui and Karuni Reiki master. This hands-on treatment helps reduce anxiety, stress, pain and can offer deep emotional healing.
The offer: $70 for a 1.5 hour Reiki session or private meditation class; $30 for a half hour or group meditation class; $14 per hour class at Sandy Seyler Studio, 50 Main St., 2nd Floor, Luzerne. Call 570-288-1785 or sandyseyler.com.
Float weightlessly in a tub with a high concentration of Epsom salts that reduces stress by removing any sense stimulation.
The offer: $40 for 1 hour of floating in a sensory deprivation tank at The Great Escape Flotation Center, 82 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Call 570-472-8490 or greatescapefloatation.com.
Nucleus Raw Foods doesn’t serve anything cooked or processed. Its menu has so much nutrition you won’t miss the meat and dairy. They offer healthy substitutions for lasagna, sandwiches on “living” bread, smoothies and fresh juices at 63 Main St., Luzerne. Call 570-569-2139 or nucleusrawfoods.com.
Red Leaf Salad Company lets you pick your greens, veggies, proteins, toppings and house made dressings as you walk down the line, creating your own salad. They mix and chop it for you at their Dallas location, 31 Tunkhannock Highway. In February, a second location at the Arena Hub Plaza will open. Call 570-310-1756 of redleafsalad.com.
House of Nutrition, 50 Main St., Luzerne, is the go-to place for natural products, health food, supplements, aromatherapy oils, tinctures, ointments, herbs and handmade crafts. Call 570-714-0436.
Maria Genetti owns Bodyworks by Maria Genetti. She is a licensed massage, skin care and ayurvedic therapist and certified yoga instructor. She has spent much of her life studying about natural health and wellness.