The Knight Nature Preserve’s Winter Solstice Celebration

December can be one of the most stressful months of the year, between the bustling crowds vying for gifts or the myriad parties you need to attend. It’s the perfect time to take a day for yourself and reconnect with what matters in life. The Knight Nature Preserve’s Winter Solstice Celebration features a brisk winter

Yin with Jen

If you’ve never heard of yin’s restorative benefits, Jen at Toledo Yoga can introduce you to the practice. The Candle Light Yin session offers 75 minutes of breathing exercises and meditation that can be quite helpful when preparing to spend hours with your relatives. Sure, you love them, but a little yin could help to

Run, run, Rudolph (and everyone else)!

If you ever wanted to run outdoors in December for a great cause— and who doesn’t?— then mark your calendar for December 7 and the annual Miracle on Main Street 5k! This event features a 5k race through downtown Sylvania and the surrounding areas, as well as a Santa’s Little Helper Dash for the kids!

World AIDS Day 2019

If you are looking for a way to honor those affected by and lost to AIDS, or to learn more about the history and continuing work surrounding AIDS, you can begin with a viewing of the Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt, now on display through Friday, December 6 at The University of Toledo. The Center

Climbing to New Heights

Whether you are looking to overcome your fear of heights or simply want to revisit a joy from your childhood, Metroparks Toledo’s tree climbing experience is worth trying out. The safe climbing excursion will get you in touch with nature and provide a nice little workout as well. Nothing like taking your exercise routine out

Essential Oils 101

Essential Oils 101 teaches participants how to incorporate essential oils into a well-rounded health and wellness routine. Learn the basics, from how the oils are made to the best ones to use for your specific needs. Bring a friend and receive a free gift! Contact Essentials to Prosper to get a required sample before the

Zoomba at the Toledo Zoo

Move your body to the beat of up-tempo Latin music at the latest installment of the Zoomba at the Zoo series! Zumba instructors from around the area will lead the class at the Malawi Event Center, and all attendees are welcome to stay and visit the zoo itself afterward. Open to all ages 10 and

Meet the Diva of Digestion

Brenda Watson holds this extraordinary title for a reason— she has many tips for the best ways to support your gut health naturally. Her class at Health Foods by Claudia is a fun way to learn the fundamentals of good digestive health, and it is sure to fill up fast. RSVP to make sure you

Yoga for Anxiety

Learn yoga, meditation and breathing techniques to help alleviate anxiety in a class led by Sara Kear. The session promises to give you new tools to deal with stress in a healthy way. $30. 1-3pm. Saturday, November 9. Yogaja Yoga, 3145 W. Central Ave. 567-343-5569. yogajayoga.com

#GetOutsideYourself

Pack a lunch for a full day of adventure at the Metroparks Toledo Oak Openings Preserve during a 16-mile hike across the Scout Trail. Known for the variety of ecosystems found within its domain, Oak Openings Preserve has forests, savannas and prairies that you’ll see on your hiking excursion. Wear layers and good hiking boots

18th Annual Rock’tober

The 18th annual Racing for Recovery Event, Rock’tober, includes a 10k, 5k, and a one-mile Friends and Family Walk. Even the kiddos can get involved (for free!, with the Little Rockers Kids’ Run) with this organization that helps people overcome substance abuse through promoting fitness. Enjoy live bands at this event, an excellent way to

Glass City Wellness Expo

Several guest speakers and over 40 wellness exhibitors gather for Glass City Wellness, which begins with a screening of Magic Pills and a Q&A with its director. The day is filled with lectures like Jennifer Mowrer’s “Food Over Medicine,” a fashion show by Eden Couture, and workout classes ranging from yoga to self-defense. Admission to