FREE Wellness Week Events SOUTH
- Published: Saturday, March 5th 2011
- in Travel & Play
During Wellness Week™, March 21-27, businesses around the country are offering FREE and DISCOUNTED events to share with their communities! SpaFinder is thrilled to be a part of this national campaign towards wellness. We invite you to review the local offerings (being updated regularly as new and exciting events are added), and take advantage of the incredible classes, workshops, treatments and seminars available to you during Wellness Week™ through our partners. We’ve broken it down – East, West, Midwest, South – to make it easy for you.
Here are the Wellness Week™ Events in the SOUTH
Coral Gables, FL: Polestar Pilates Center: Free Introductory Pilates Class and Lecture- March 23, 6 p.m. This FREE class and lecture introduces essential Pilates principles and proper posture, breathing, and equipment usage to maximize results and safety. Find out why you should practice Pilates! 1500 Monza Ave, Suite 350
Fort Myers, FL: Acqui Spa: FREE Foto Facial Skin Analysis DEMO- March 21, 1 p.m. Join us for a Free “Foto Facial Skin Analysis” Demo. Get an up close and personal look at your own facial skin in 3-D. Listen in on discussion on how to prevent and treat skin issues such as Fine Lines, Wrinkles, Sun Damage, Enlarged Pores and Acne. Refreshments will be provided and a Spa tour will be available. 12630 Metro Parkway
Fort Myers, FL: Acqui Spa: FREE “Body Contouring” DEMO- March 22, 1 p.m. Be one of the first in Lee County to experience the latest revolutionary Body Shaping treatment on the market today. Through advanced neuromuscular stimulation with microcurrent technology you can now firm and tone or build and strengthen your muscles in a way you never imagined possible. Results are immediate without strenuous exercising or risk of injury regardless of age, size or shape. Whether you are interested in losing inches, tightening up loose skin or just want to build serious muscle, this is a demonstration you don’t want to miss! Attendees can purchase an introductory series of (3) abdominal sessions for only $217.50. Additional discounts will be available for other muscle groups. Refreshments and tour of spa will be available. Please RSVP by calling 239-332-2355. 12630 Metro Parkway
Fort Myers, FL: Integrated Skin Care: Medical Detoxification Program and Ion Foot Bath Demonstration- March 21, 5:30 p.m. There will be a demonstration of the Ion Foot bath and a discussion on the process of our Medical Detoxification Program. Refreshments will be provided and a facility tour will be available. Please RSVP 239-425-2900. The first 2 people who RSVP will get to be the demonstrators for the foot bath. Attendees will get a 4th foot bath free when they buy a package of 3 for $50.00. There will also be a special on Detoxifying Facials. 4755 Summerlin Rd. #3
Miami, FL: mySpa at The Intercontinental Miami: Skin Care 101- March 25, 12 p.m. Come in and enjoy a presentation on skin care and have a free skin analysis done by our world class Estheticians. We will be validating parking tickets and offering complimentary wine. Space is limited so please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. 100 Chopin Plaza
Miami, FL: The Standard Spa, Miami Beach: Be FREE Health, Yoga or Fitness Class – March 23, 11 a.m. Welcome for a complimentary class Wednesday March 23 or Thursday March 24 @ The Standard Spa, Miami Beach! The Standard Spa, Miami Beach’s Health, Yoga + Fitness is created to integrate health + fitness as a way of living, with classes offers rich selection of programming that is educational and invites exploration through many paths. Integrating the ancient and the modern, our daily schedule, workshop series, dedicated in-house staff, international teachers and guides create an inspired, connected community exploring the full spectrum of human potential. Beginners and long-time practitioners are welcome. Be inspired and select your choice of class: Pilates, Yoga of many paths (Anusara, Ashtanga, Jivamukti, Vinyasa), Boot Camp, Kettle Bell, Budokon, Brazilian Jui Juitsu, Standard Barre, Learn to Salsa, and more. For Health, Yoga + Fitness schedule and more information call Spa Desk 305.704.3945 www.standardhotels.com/miami. 40 Island Avenue
Safety Harbor, FL: Safety Harbor Resort & Spa: Empower Yourself with Aromatherapy- March 22, 7 p.m. Lecture/seminar on the benefits of aromatherapy at home and in the Spa setting. 105 N. Bayshore Drive
St. Augustine, FL: Spa Laterra: Ask Spa Laterra’s All Stars!- March 22, 5 p.m. For the first time…six of the best experts in Northeast Florida tackle your burning questions about health, beauty, and mental wellbeing. Get 2011 started with the experts and their all-star advice! Do not miss this revealing opportunity. Contact our professional Concierge Staff to RSVP – 904-940-7800. Book now! Any pedicure or facial receives a complimentary mini hand ritual! 955 Registry Blvd
Tampa, FL: Rock “N” Body Pole Studio: Eat Yourself Sexy, Dance Yourself Strong- March 26, 11 a.m. A fat loss and eating healthy Seminar with Fitness Guru Briana Michel. Learn how to eat and feel sexy and sample new protein packed treats. 4327 W Kennedy
University Park, FL: Elements Therapeutic Massage: Healthy Cookbook by Elements Staff- March 21-27. A softcover Healthy Cookbook put together by Elements staff at University Park to be given out one per family during Wellness Week. Each day, we will feature an item from the cookbook for all to taste. We will also be present on 3/23 at Shapes Fitness for Women in our plaza providing chair massages for Wellness Week. 8109 Cooper Creek Boulevard
Atlanta, GA: Woo Skincare and Cosmetics: Natura Bisse “15 Minutes to Fabulous Eyes” Event- March 21, 10 a.m. Woo Skincare and Cosmetics Atlanta presents Natura Bisse newest product “The Cure Sheer Eye” complimentary treatment all day Monday, March 21 for Spa Finder Wellness Week’s kickoff! You can experience the firming and smoothing that The Cure Sheer Eye gives your eyes and see results in 15 minutes at Woo! Peachtree Battle Shopping Center – 2339 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, GA: Woo Skincare and Cosmetics: Dermalogica “Face Mapping” Event- March 22, 10 a.m. Complimentary Dermalogica “Face Mapping” Event for Wellness Week at Woo! What if you could choose based upon facts about your very own skin condition? Face Mapping, Dermalogica’s unique skin analysis available at Woo Skincare and Cosmetics Atlanta provides insight into your skin’s past and present, and allows the subsequent prescription of a targeted home care regimen for a healthy skin future. Peachtree Battle Shopping Center – 2339 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, GA: Woo Skincare and Cosmetics: Complimentary “SkinCeuticals Skin Scope Analysis”- March 23, 10 a.m. Complimentary “SkinCeuticals Skin Scope Analysis” at Woo Skincare and Cosmetics Atlanta, Wednesday, March 23, for Spa Finder Wellness Week. SkinCeutical’s “Skin Scope” shows you everything that is going on with your skin from: clogged pores, dehydration, sun-damage (brown spots) both visible & underneath the skin and oil. Both the technician & the client can see immediately where your skin needs help! ALSO: Gift with purchase of any SkinCeuticals antioxident purchase. Peachtree Battle Shopping Center – 2339 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, GA: Woo Skincare and Cosmetics: Freshen Up with Dr. Gross Skincare “Booster Peel”- March 24, 10:30 a.m. Has Winter taken its toll on your pretty face? Come in for a FRESHENING UP! Complementary Dr. Gross Skincare “Booster Peel’ with purchase of any Dr. Gross Skincare product from 10:30-5 pm at Woo Skincare and Cosmetics Atlanta. Peachtree Battle Shopping Center – 2339 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, GA: Woo Skincare and Cosmetics: Lookin’ Good Mama! Mothers’ Morning Out- March 25, 10 a.m. Mothers’ Morning Out to give Mom the break she deserves! Mimosas, Coffee and Fun! Book any facial and receive a FREE EYE BROW WAX! Lookin’ Good Mama! Peachtree Battle Shopping Center – 2339 Peachtree Road NE
Douglasville, GA: The GreenTree Spa: Free Hand Treatments by “Polish Bar”- March 23, 10 a.m. Come to the GreenTree Spa and receive a FREE hand treatment by our nail salon, the “Polish Bar.” You will be treated to an exfoliating scrub, hand massage, and hydrating cream….leaving your hands soft and smooth! 10am-4pm. Call 770-947-8733 to make an appt. 6842 Douglas Boulevard, Suite M
Douglasville, GA: The GreenTree Spa: Free Nutritional Assessments by Glenda Barrett with Scope Out Your Health- March 24, 10 a.m. Come to GreenTree Spa and receive a FREE nutritional assessment performed by Glenda Barrett from “Scope Out Your Health.” Glenda will assess you nutritional needs and show you the latest technology in the nutritional field to test your body and see what supplements you need or don’t need, and what foods work best with your body. 10am-4pm. Call 770-947-8733 to make an appt. 6842 Douglas Boulevard, Suite M
Hinesville, GA: Hinesville Day Spa and Salon: Free Hand Paraffin Dip- March 23, 9 a.m. Experience the warm and soothing feel of heated oil and paraffin on your dry, rough tired hands!!! 951 E G Miles Parkway
Macon, GA: Aesthetics Anti-Aging Center: Microphototherapy and Diamond Microdermabrasion0- March 26, 1 p.m. We will discuss both of the treatment protocols, and how they help with anti-aging. 6416 Peake Rd, Suites 3&4
Pinehurst, NC: First Spa: Spa Social- March 14, 10:30 a.m. The spa will have a little get together with healthy snacks, raffles, and giveaways. Spa information will be available, and the spa will have reserved spots for Wellness Week™. 170 Memorial Dr.
Winston-Salem, NC: The Spa at Highland Oaks: The Spa at Highland Oaks Wellness Week- March 21 – March 27. Weeklong event featuring special prices and events including discounted services, free skin cancer screenings, half price weight loss consults and half price Thermage consults. 765 Highland Oaks Drive, Suite 150
Pawleys Island, SC: Wicked Fitness: Wicked Week- March 21, 8 a.m. Wicked Fitness Will is offering/setting up free appointments to try out outdoor “Street Strider Machine” As you discover a great way to enjoy losing weight with this great cardio workout! Wicked Fitness will also offer free classes all week (sign up is requested). So come get wicked during our Wicked Fitness’s Wicked Wellness Week™! 10729 Ocean Highway
Seabrook Island, SC: Seabrook Island Wellness: Sport Specific Injury Evaluation & Rehab with Yoga/Pilates & Water Movement Therapy- March 22, 6:30 p.m. This will be a group event discussing chronic pain and injuries that most Golf & Tennis enthusiasts experience, especially for those over 60. Muscle specific attention will be given, using a volunteers from the group. One volunteer may experience low back pain, while another may experience knee or hip pain. An muscle & soft tissue evaluation will take place with these volunteers in the group environment. Introduction to health alternatives such as Yoga, Pilates, Water Movement Therapy and muscle specific sports massage will also be discussed. 1001 Landfall Way
Murfreesboro, TN: What’s New The Salon: FREE Spring Makeup Update During Wellness Week- March 21-27, 9 a.m. Come in to What’s New The Salon anytime during open hours from March 21-27 to receive a complimentary Spring makeup update! Please call ahead of time to reserve a spot 615-890-5020. 412 Uptown Square
Nashville, TN: Woo Skincare and Cosmetics: PRIORI Discover the Latest Anti-Aging Secret Weapon– March 22, 11 a.m. Enjoy a free PRIORI Peel, Skincare consultation (for face) and recommendations for home care and treatment regimens to take 2-10 years off your skin in 3-6 weeks Please RSVP for a 30-minute appointment during the hours of 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Also, enjoy 20% off your second and third PRIORI products with the purchase of your first. 2154 Brandywood Dr.
Nashville, TN: Woo Skincare and Cosmetics: Dermalogica FITE Event- March 26, 10 a.m. Great skin, great cause. Get hands-on with award-winning products. Receive free Micro-Zone treatment valued at $30. Learn how your purchase can provide loans to women entrepreneurs around the world. 2154 Brandywood Dr.
Waynesboro, TN: Tennessee Fitness Spa: Nutrition Lecture with Head Chef Belinda Jones- March 22, 2 p.m. Learn how to change your eating habits into a healthy, easy-to-live-by lifestyle change. Call (800)235-8365 or e-mail email@example.com for more information. 299 Natural Bridge Park Road
Waynesboro, TN: Tennessee Fitness Spa: Cooking Demo with Head Chef Belinda Jones- March 24, 2 p.m. Learn how to change your eating habits into a healthy, easy-to-live-by lifestyle change. Call (800)235-8365 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. 299 Natural Bridge Park Road
Bedford, TX: Body Retreat Day Spa: 21 Days to Your Best Body Ever!- March 24, 6:30 p.m. Free seminar on how to look and feel your best using a combination of nutrition and yummy recipes. (limited seating, please book early). 2905 Brown Trail
Fort Worth, TX: Artisan MedSpa Laser & Wellness Center: Artisan MedSpa Open House- March 24, 5 p.m. Artisan MedSpa will be offering all of its $50 deals, as well as $10/unit Botox and $425/syringe Juvederm & Radiesse. Artisan MedSpa will have hors d’œuvres, mimosas, wine, and sweets, and its Spa Director, as well as Ramin Samadi, M.D., FACEP, FACP (Artisan’s physician and expert injectionist) will be there for any questions. Artisan prefers that clients wanting treatments that night call ahead to make an appointment because the slots will fill up quickly. Artisan invites everyone to come by and take a look around, snack, and get information on all of its services. Attendees can also enter to win a free medical microdermabrasion. 5500 Overton Ridge Blvd., Suite 250
Houston, TX: The Spa at Four Seasons Houston: Yoga Workshop- March 26, 12 p.m. Bring more vitality, flexibility and peace to your life in 2011 with YOGA! Join Four Seasons Yoga Instructors Kelly Grace and Dana Shamas for a workshop specifically designed to introduce the most novice student to the practice of yoga. In a supportive and encouraging environment you will be walked through a series of basic yoga poses and shown proper alignment for each pose. In addition, Kelly and Dana will introduce the essential tools to support your practice. At the end of this one hour workshop you will have the confidence and knowledge to completely enjoy any open yoga class. Please RSVP- 713-652-6219 or email@example.com. 1300 Lamar Street
Lewisville, TX: Transform U Fitness Private Training & Yoga Studio: Wellness Week Kick Off – Monday Classes are Free!- March 21. To celebrate Wellness Week™ and to encourage those wanting to try fitness, Transform U Fitness is offering all its classes free on Monday March 21! Try something new to change up your fitness routine or just get started moving. On Mondays, Transform U Fitness offers Bootcamp, Weekend Warrior Yoga, Vinyasa Flow Yoga, and Zumba. Please check the studio’s schedule online at www.tufbodies.com for times and descriptions of each type of class. All fitness levels are welcome. 1565 W. Main St., Suite 240
Lewisville, TX: Transform U Fitness Private Training & Yoga Studio: Free Chair Yoga Class for Seniors- March 24, 10 a.m. Experience the multiple benefits of yoga for everyone! All poses are completed seated or standing with the stability of a chair. Designed for seniors or those with limited mobility. When we rest, we rust; so come sit with us for an hour and enjoy gentle stretching, fuller breath, and movement appropriate for everyone! 1565 W. Main St., Suite 240
Plano, TX: Pranaa Ayurveda Spa & Yoga: One Free Yoga Class– March 21-March 27 Every client who books a Wellness Week™ Service at Pranaa receives one free yoga class pass that can be used towards any of the spa’s drop-in yoga classes during the week of March 21-27. 4017 Preston Rd. Suite 532
Richardson, TX: Haus of Beaute, Inc.: Spring Into Skincare- March 24, 8 p.m. Haus of Beaute is excited to host our Spring Into Skincare event. Enjoy a free skincare consultation (for face) and recommendations for home care and treatment regimens from experts. We have a girls night out filled with a live demonstration of facials, airbrush makeup, henna and quick elegant hairstyles. To stay in line with the Wellness Week we will be serving healthy hors d’oeuvres and cocktails. Attendees will receive a chance to be the model for the facial or airbrush makeup demonstration. To cap off the evening all guests will receive a goodie bag filled with gift certificates, skincare and makeup samples. Space is limited and we recommend that you call us at (972) 664-0024 to RSVP. 1702 N. Collins Blvd, Suite 210
San Antonio, TX: Lionheart Institute: Guest Evening- March 23, 7 p.m. Rejuvenate your Energy System. Grounding and centering to open energy centers, and introducing your personal layers of the aura. 3111 Satellite Drive
San Antonio, TX: Lionheart Institute: Doorway to Transformation- March 26, 1 p.m. Introduction to Energy Healing, learn to access the energy centers and layers of the field. Experience the energy , physically, emotionally, and spiritually. This ultimate Tune Up of your body takes one after noon. 3111 Satellite Drive
Blacksburg, VA: Body Balance Spa: The Many Faces of Stress- March 25, 4 p.m. Visit us during this event to learn about the different ways that stress can affect your health and wellness. Speak with experts on ways to help reduce stress, including massage, yoga, exercise, and nutrition. There will also be a free blood pressure screening, a free face mapping skin analysis from dermalogica, and free chair massage. Door prizes will be given out along with various raffles! Inside the lobby of Amanda & Company Salon in the University Mall
Reston, VA: Radiant Sun Therapies: Yogic Secrets- Discover the Fountain of Youth- March 27, 10:30 a.m. Learn simple and easy yoga techniques that virtually slow down and reverse the aging process. 11701 Bowman Green Drive
Roanoke, VA: Soul Oasis Healing Sanctuary: The Wellness Lifestyle – A Mind-Body-Soul Connection- March 25, 12 p.m. This two-hour special event will cover topics such as: TOPIC #1: Stress Management: A Balancing & Prioritizing Act – Effective Stress Management Techniques; TOPIC #2: Time Management: Getting less done. . .What! – Quality vs. Quantity; TOPIC #3: The Power of Healthy Food on the Mind & Body – Healthy Meal Planning Made Easy; and TOPIC #4: Meditation & Nurturing Your Soul – A Well to Replenish Your Soul. The event is free, but spacing is limited. RSVP early to reserve your seating! Apple Ridge Farms, Copper Hill, VA
Virginia Beach, VA: Edgar Cayce’s A.R.E. Health Center & Spa: Free Wellness Event- Dream Circle with Dr. Joy Bloom, Holistic Psychotherapist and Dream Consultant- March 21, 6 p.m. In dreams, your deeper mind sends you messages that can help you improve your health, transform your relationships, understand your own subconscious patterns, and live your authentic soul purpose. In this dream circle, you will learn a powerful method for clarifying your understanding of dream images so that you can utilize their guidance every day. With Dr. Bloom’s guidance, the dream circle will explore one volunteered dream from the group. Limited to 20 participants. Please call to register 757.437.7202. 215 67th Street- Atlantic Ave. at 67th Street
Virginia Beach, VA: Essential Wellness Center: Naturopathy Made Simple- March 22, 2 p.m. An Introduction to Naturopathic Medicine. Demystifying herbs and self healing with natural medicine. Touches of aromatherapy and medicinal properties to aromas are all included. 1209 Independence Blvd, Suite 101
Virginia Beach, VA: Edgar Cayce’s A.R.E. Health Center & Spa: Meditation Lecture By Peter Woodbury- March 22, 3:30 p.m. The Edgar Cayce readings put a very high degree of importance on the practice of meditation. Cayce said that in prayer, we speak to God and in meditation we listen to God. In this 60-minute lecture, you will learn about the particular perspective Cayce had about meditation and the benefits it affords our spiritual, mental and physical healing and development. 215 67th Street – Atlantic Ave. at 67th St.
Virginia Beach, VA: Essential Wellness Center: “How Can Medical Massage Help Me?”- March 23, 12:30 p.m. Medical massage is used to treat a variety of issues including frozen shoulder, TMJD, sciatica, and the like. In this informative seminar, learn how medical massage can help keep you pain, drug, and surgery free. 1209 Independence Blvd, Suite 101
Virginia Beach, VA: Edgar Cayce’s A.R.E. Health Center & Spa: Edgar Cayce on Digestive Disorders, with Peter Schoeb, D.C.- March 23, 6 p.m. Dr. Peter Schoeb applies his wealth of experience with the Cayce material in his practice and shares it within his various lectures. This particular lecture sheds Cayce medical insight on a common modern American health issue. A doctor of chiropractic medicine at the A.R.E. Health Center in Virginia Beach, Dr. Schoeb also practiced at the A.R.E. Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona, until its closing last year. He is a former faculty member of the Cayce/Reilly School and travels the globe teaching and training. 215 67th St. – Atlantic Ave. at 67th St.
Virginia Beach, VA: Essential Wellness Center: Introduction to Brain Core Therapy- March 24, 11 a.m. Learn how brain core therapy can assist the brain with a variety of dysfunctions including ADHD, Headaches, Migraines, Memory Loss, Fibromylagia, Insomnia, PTSD, and more by affecting the Theta waves in the brain. 1209 Independence Blvd, Suite 101
Virginia Beach, VA: Edgar Cayce’s A.R.E. Health Center & Spa: Meditation Class- March 26, 11 a.m. The method followed in this free introductory meditation class includes relaxation and de-stressing, but goes beyond that to help create an individual spiritual experience. Regular meditation can result in improved health and a sense of well-being. The class is divided into two parts: 1. Instruction in the method of meditation recommended by Edgar Cayce. 2. A practice group meditation. Take-home explanatory handouts are also provided. 215 67th St. – Atlantic Avenue at 67th St.