Stay healthy this October and attend these events to keep your mind and body at its best.
By Rachel Pepe
Feature photo via The Barre Code’s Facebook
DNR Outdoor Adventure Center
1801 Atwater St., Detroit
Unwind and destress after a long week with a yoga session at sunset in Milliken State Park. This event is for all experience levels, and yoga mats will be available on a first come, first serve basis. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased here.
Women’s Self Defense Seminar
Rochester Hills Krav Maga
1050 W. Hamlin Road, Rochester Hills
Join Rochester Hills Krav Maga for an important seminar on women’s self-defense. This seminar will teach defenses to common types of attacks and provides the opportunity to practice handling a variety of scenarios. Tickets can be purchased here for $25. All proceeds go to HAVEN women’s shelter.
Glow Night at the Indoor Ropes Course
IRC at TG3
1921 Northwood Drive, Troy
Climb over to the Indoor Ropes Course at Troy Gymnastics 3 for their monthly glow night! Every third Saturday of the month, the venue is decked out in black lights to mix up the usual ropes course experience. Wear your neon and white to stand out! Tickets can be purchased here.
Noon to 1 p.m.
Life Time Athletic
4106 Telegraph Road, Bloomfield Hills
Join Pilates instructor Meghan Miller as she provides an extensive circuit training. Over the course of the 55-minute class, attendees will use a variety of equipment including chair, cadillac, barrel and ped-a-pole. The class is open to people of all experience levels. Call Meghan to RSVP at 248-924-1078.
Citizen Yoga X The Barre Code: Breast Cancer Triathlon
Citizen Yoga Royal Oak
500 S. Washington Ave., Royal Oak
Citizen Yoga and The Barre Code are teaming up to put on their first breast cancer triathlon! Attendees will start with a 30-minute Barre class, a walk/run to Citizen Yoga and a restorative yoga class. The event will end with a lecture on breast health and preventative tips. All proceeds will go to the Keep a Breast Foundation. Tickets are $35 on Eventbrite.
Bike the Ambassador Bridge
Clark Park Southwest Detroit
1130 Clark St., Detroit
Head over to Clark Park for the opportunity to set out on a 9-mile bike ride across the border between Detroit and Windsor. All riders must have an enhanced license or passport to participate in the event. Registration is $100 at tour-de-troit.org