Our Picks to Rest & Recharge

With another busy year behind us, you owe it to yourself to take a breath, a break, and reset your physical, mental and emotional being. Enjoy these relaxing and rejuvenating local experiences to get you set for the year ahead.

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    Lake Pleasant Regional Park

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    There is something so peaceful about water! Lake Pleasant offers a relaxing sanctuary whether it's hiking throughout or sitting and watching the boats drift by.

  2. Restore Hyper Wellness

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    This is one of the best places to go for recovery. They offer a list of different services.

  3. Queen Creek Library Blood Drive

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    Vitalant will host a community blood drive at the Queen Creek Library on January 11, 2023 from 1:30 - 6:30pm. The donations help Maricopa hospitals. 

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    Thunderbird Conservation Park

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    Reaching a summit is the ultimate recharge, no matter the size of the mountain. Sunrise Trail at Thunderbird Conservation Park is one of our favorites.

  5. True REST Float Spa

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    Float Therapy is amazing for helping you get better sleep, stress relief, and even in some cases pain relief.

  6. Tai Chi at Boyce Arboretum

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    Boyce Arboretum is hosting Tai Chi for balance on January 12, 2023 at 9:30am. Enjoy the gentle movements within the peaceful setting of the garden.

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    Social On 83rd

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    An uplifting vibe and an impressive menu. It's a perfect spot to reconnect with your husband and friends over boards and bubbles!

  8. QC Reflexology

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    Let's be real, one of the best things to do is have a full-blown hour massage.

  9. Queen Creek Running Company

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    Queen Creek Running Company is holding its weekly run every Thursday. Meet at the Four Silos at 6:30pm, all ages welcome! queencreekrunningcompany.com

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    Well Coffee Co.

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    The Honey Lavender Latte is the perfect blend of rest and recharge! We like to enjoy a cup and then walk Westwing Mountain Trail. 

  11. Arizona Grand Resort SPA

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    One of my all-time favorite places to go for rest and recovery is the Arizona Grand resort spa.

  12. Tao Martial Arts

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    January 26-27th Tao Martial Arts will be hosting top self-defense instructors from around the country for their annual Split Second Survival Self-Defense Seminar. taomartialarts.net/sss-seminar-2023

  13. Aspen Chiropractic & Wellness

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    Massage days are the best days! The pros here are dedicated to making you feel your best. We visit frequently!

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    Joe's Farm Grill

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    Growing up on a farm, I love feeling the vibes at Joe’s Farm grill.

  15. San Tan Mountain Regional Park

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    San Tan Mountain Regional Park will host a 'Ride with Confidence' bike trail session and skills. Bring your bike, helmet, and water bottle. 

    maricopacountyparks.net/events/ride-with-confidence---mtb-fundamental-skills-and-trail-session

  16. Downtown Gilbert

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    A giant part of recovery is the social aspect. If you are feeling connected with your friends, you will feel recharged.

  17. Gilbert Yoga

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    Yoga is different from regular stretching. Yoga will make you work your muscles, but from lots of static holds.

  18. Vitality Bowls - Gilbert

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    To really recover correctly, you need to fuel your body. One of my personal favorite ways to do this is with a Acai bowl.

  19. Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch

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    Grab your walking shoes or a bike and take a nice recovery day stroll around the riparian preserve.

  20. Fat Cats Gilbert

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    Check out Fat Cats, when you need to just sit and relax - a good movie is the place to go.