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Visit The Dalles for New and Exciting Wellness Activities

03/05/2019 | Biking, Hiking, Recreation, The Dalles, The Dalles Chamber of Commerce

Did you resolve to focus on wellness more this year? The Dalles has all sorts of new activities to try, in a gorgeous setting to boot. Why not pair your healthy resolutions with a vacation getaway in the Columbia River Gorge. The Dalles serves as a perfect home base for sweating away your stress and worries, and opening up your mind and body to one of Oregon’s most beautiful landscapes. 

Gorge Athletic Club offers personal training, childcare, and group exercise classes that have something for everyone, from mindful yoga to boot camp-like circuit training. Or maybe the supportive and competitive spirit at Crossfit – The Dalles might be more your speed!

If the gym isn’t for you, there are plenty of hiking, biking, kayaking, and outdoor recreational opportunities available in The Dalles and the surrounding area. Check out Friends of the Gorge and make it your goal to experience them all this year.

Wellness is more than just exercise. Yoga has been proven to help reduce stress, and lucky for you there are two great yoga studios specializing in different styles of Yoga in The Dalles. Flow Yoga offers barre classes, aerial silks yoga, gentle flow yoga, and cardio and circuit training. Pure Yoga offers Vinyasa, Bikram, 101 classes, fusion yoga classes, hot-yoga, and cool yoga.

Another great way to reduce stress in your life is to get a massage or have a spa day. Amy Jo Harley, LMT of The Dalles can give you a massage to help you release tension in your body. Are you looking for something a little more mystical? The Historic Balch Hotel offers gem-reiki therapies, aroma touch treatments, sisterhood suppers and more!

What about your health goals? How are those going? If you find you’re in a rut- Cascade Acupuncture in The Dalles may have a solution. Acupuncture can help relieve anxiety, treat a variety of ailments, and improve joint function. Need help figuring out the keys to a long-lived life? Contact Blue Zones Project- The Dalles to see their advice on living your healthiest, happiest life right here in The Columbia River Gorge.

Whether you’re looking for adventure or serenity, the Dalles has options for you to explore.

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