Stay healthy as the holiday season approaches by attending these events throughout Metro Detroit.
By Rachel Pepe
True Desserts Holiday Workshop
6 to 7:30 p.m.
2782 Coolidge Hwy., Berkley
Head over to The Classroom and learn to make delicious desserts that are good for you! This hands-on class will have all guests leaving with a sweet treat to share with family and friends. Everyone will receive a recipe to recreate the dessert and information about the health benefits of each ingredient. Tickets can be purchased here for $50.
Stretch and Relieve Stress
Health Coach Shalynne, LLC
21751 W. 11 Mile Road, Suite #208, Southfield
Start your morning off right with an early guided stretch session. This event is designed to help elongate muscles in the body that hold tension. After stretching, enjoy a 30-minute do-it-yourself hand massage to continue reducing your stress. Tickets are $15 on Eventbrite.
How to Develop Self-Compassion
Birmingham Unitarian Church
38651 Woodward Ave., Birmingham
Join psychotherapist and bestselling author Harper West for a presentation on stopping anxiety-provoking habits. The event will teach attendees how to turn down their inner critic, feel calmer and more fulfilled with life, manage emotional problems, and more! Tickets are available on Eventbrite for $150.
Yoga & Brew
Eternity Brewing Company
4060 E. Grand River Road, Howell
Join Happy Anna Yoga at Eternity Brewing Company for a unique experience! Start by selecting beer or wine of your choice to enjoy throughout a guided slow-flow yoga class. Attendees are required to bring their own mats. Contact Happy Anna Yoga via Facebook to reserve your spot for $20.
MELT Method: For Happy Hips, Psoas and Low Back
7:30 to 9 p.m.
210 W. University Drive, Rochester
Head to UpDog Yoga as certified MELT Instructor Stephanie Howard teaches how unstable hips may be the culprit of low back, knee and foot pain. This hands-on workshop shows attendees how to use a foam roller, MELT ball and various MELT techniques to improve their overall wellbeing. Register at updogyoga.com/workshops for $30 or pay $35 at the door.
Yoga for Writers
10 a.m. to noon
Detroit Writing Room
1514 Washington Blvd., Suite #203, Detroit
Unwind at the Detroit Writing Room as it transforms into a yoga studio. The event will begin with basic breathing techniques and yoga poses for all experience levels. After the session is complete, attendees will receive a complementary notebook to participate in guided journaling. Purchase tickets on Eventbrite for $25.