And just like that, it’s 2019! While many of us come out of our holiday food comas, those ambitious New Year’s resolutions are lurking in the shadows. Before the month of January disappears, establish a goal for the New Year! Whether it be fitness or mental health related, taking strides towards a better you is a great way to start out 2019 on a fresh foot.
According to Reader’s Digest here are a few of the top 15 New Year’s Resolutions and where you can go locally to support them!
Get in Shape/Lose Weight
As a “Crossfitter,” I can attest that joining a Crossfit gym will not just whip you into shape! Crossfit provides an incredible community of people, frequent opportunities, and major stress relief. Here are three local Ocala gyms to check out today:
217 SE 1st Avenue
7175 S Pine Avenue
2913 NE Jacksonville Road
Ocala, FL 34479
Taking time for yourself is one way to reduce stress. So set aside an hour a day a few times a week to calm your mind and relax by joining a yoga class! Some of the top rated local yoga studios according to Yelp are:
3620 NE 8th Place #7
2335 NW 10th Street, #102
2100 SE 7th Street, #110
Spend More Time with Family and Friends
Finding time to spend with friends and family can at times feel like an impossible feat. Schedule a day each month to attend a fun Ocala event with your loved ones! Here are some upcoming events to get you started this month:
2019 HITS Ocala Winter Circuit
Welcome to Horse Capital of the World! Beginning January 15th, the HITS Ocala Winter Circuit offers 10 consecutive weeks of world-class equestrian competition at Post Time Farm. Whether you’re a rider or merely looking for something fun to do, spending the day watching this incredible sport is a completely unique Ocala experience!
Line Dancing at the Forest Community Center
Strap on your dancing shoes this month and head down to the Forest Community Center at Sandhill Park for a night of line dancing! Free line dancing for beginners is available every Wednesday in January. Learn more about what line dancing can do you for you at Ocala Line and Dance.