By Daniela Ortega, Contributing Reporter
MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – During the entire month of February and March in Miami, there is a focus on Health and Wellness at various locations and businesses across the city. On March 29th the month of activities come to a conclusion with the 2nd Annual Miami Health and Wellness Expo.
This Miami Health and Wellness Expo is free, and will take place at the Marlins Park from 3:30 PM to 7PM. The event will offer health screenings, information on recreational sports and on he latest medical and wellness advances.
During the entire month of March different places offer discounted activities as in incentive to get in shape and clear the mind, and some even feed the spirit. The array of options is quite wide and includes the typical and popular activities in Miami and Miami Beach, to some that are not the traditional ones for the areas.
For example, the Deering State in Miami, a beautiful hacienda-like complex offers activities such as night hiking, and after you can “gather around a campfire and enjoy complimentary s’mores.” Definitely not your typical Miami night, but promises a lot of wholesome fun.
Another activity offer by the State are Bird Walks, for the fans of nature. All of their plans have different expirations date along March, so it is important to check before making plans.
Along the more traditional Miami activities, the month of Health & Wellness is the perfect incentive to try one of the many luxurious and wonderful spas tis city has to offer at a discounted rate. For example, one of the mots popular hotels and spa, The Standard, offers its “relax, recuperate, and renew” package.
This promotion, that lasts until the end of March, gives costumers a ten percent discount on regularly priced Spa services, the Juice Café, and Bayside adventures, that includes paddle boarding or the Schiller Bike.
The renowned Remède Spa at the St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort, offers a buy one, get one free class. Other popular and very fun Miami Beach activities include water sports, and many places add discounts also as incentives for tourists and locals to get acquainted with them and enjoy them.
For example, Miami Watersports paradise in the Miami Beach Marina, offers ten percent of flyboard lessons, for the most daring.
Of course, the health portion of the Miami Health & Wellness month should also be addresses. So this is the time to get many of those affairs in order, if needed. Or maybe even explore new treatments that might improve your quality of life.
For example, the Baptist Health South Florida (the largest health organization in the state), offers a free online consultation doctor consultation.
If maybe you are exploring hormone therapies, HealthGains offers discounts as well as free B12 vitamin shots, and SOMI Dental Group, has a new patient special.
This month, in contrast to the wild booze-filled spring break activities, Miami and its beaches make sure you are taken care inside and out.