Florida unveils new rejuvenating programs and activities in 2019

Wellness Experiences Across the Sunshine State Inspire Personal Health Renewal

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., 2019-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Turning the calendar on a new year often stirs the desire for a “new you:” travel more, be more mindful, invest in memorable experiences, make this year the best one yet. Luckily, the sunshine state is here to make those resolutions a reality with an abundance of rejuvenating programs and activities.

Northern Florida: Tallahassee, Seaside

Driftaway Float Center, Southside Tallahassee. The destination’s first floatation therapy center helps visitors eliminate stress, relieve pain, and completely relax. This healing method uses specialized Float Pods, which reduce light, sound, and gravity. o pressure just serene floating!

Seaside Farmers’ Market, Seaside. With a mission to educate the public about sustainable practices, the weekly market provides a well-rounded, green living experience, where vendors offer farm fresh, locally grown produce, homemade baked goods, beef from happy cows, heirloom seeds, artisan breads and cheeses, organic eggs, preserves, and doggie treats, to name a few.

Sandcastle Lessons, Destin. A must-do activity with the family, sandcastle lessons are a unique way to relax and create sand-cere memories with the family. Learn how to build a 3 1/2-foot-tall sand tower with professional tips, tricks, and techniques, all located on the relaxing white-sand beaches of Florida.

Central Florida: St. Pete/Clearwater

The Movement Sanctuary, Downtown St. Pete. Get active and try something new at The Movement Sanctuary. Classes offered include acrobatics, ninja training, yoga, dance and slow movement jiu jitsu.

Yoga on Tap, St. Petersburg. Join The Body Electric Yoga Company at two local craft breweries to find your zen and then cool off with a cold one! Green Bench Brewing Co.  offers a Yoga on Tap class every second Saturday of the month at 11 a.m. and 3 Daughters Brewing offers a Yoga on Tap class every first and third Wednesday of the month at 6 p.m.

Southern Florida: Naples, The Florida Keys & Key West, Sarasota and St. Lucie

Naples Grande Beach Resort, Naples.In 2019, The Spa at Naples Grande is upgrading its top-of-the-line western therapies with a new array of ayurvedic and eastern therapies. Ayurveda is the mystical healing tradition of India, one of the world’s oldest. Like traditional Chinese practice, Ayurveda is based on the idea of restoring balance to the whole person by addressing body, mind, and spirit.

Serenity Eco Therapy, Florida Keys. Founder Sarah Sullivan created the Serenity Eco Therapy paddleboard program to practice mental balance through nature. Through a combination of meditation, yoga, Pilates, cardio and paddleboards, visitors can indulge in a therapeutic water experience. Classes are offered throughout the Keys.

Warm Mineral Springs Park, North Port. Take a dip in the 85-degree mineral bath, with an estimated 51 minerals for only $20. Or, upgrade to the natural spa experience with additional treatments, ranging from massages to scrubs.

Southwest Florida Beach Yoga, Sarasota. Free beach yoga is offered on Venice, Manasota Beach or Nokomis/North Jetty. Breathe in the salty air and enjoy free beach yoga on the uncrowded white sand beaches of Southwest Florida. Some options include morning, sunset and full moon classes.

Club Med Sandpiper Bay, Port St. Lucie. For health-conscious families and couples, the Club Med Sandpiper Bay offers a range of activities and sports. Resort guests can choose from sailing, beach volleyball, tennis, wakeboarding, and a real flying trapeze. For those who want to wind down, the world-renowned L’Occitane spa is the perfect place to meditate and settle the mind.

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As the Sunshine State’s No. 1 industry, tourism was responsible for welcoming 118.5 million visitors in 2017 who spent $112 billion, supporting 1.4 million Florida jobs. According to the Office of Economic and Demographic Research, for every $1 the state invests in VISIT FLORIDA – the official tourism marketing corporation for the State of Florida – $2.15 in tax revenue is generated. VISIT FLORIDA promotes tourism to Florida through sales, advertising, promotions, public relations and visitor services programs.

Haven Thorn
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