In case you’re falling behind on your New Year’s resolution to maintain a more active lifestyle, spring break is the perfect time for you to get back on the right track.
Here are a few ways you can stay active in Chagrin Falls this spring break.
Sign up for activities in your area
Local fitness venues, recreational facilities, and community organizations offer camps and instructor-led programs that can help you stay in shape during the week-long holiday. Be sure to check out top-rated fitness-oriented establishments in Chagrin Falls such as:
Explore Chagrin Falls on foot
Exploring nearby parks and trails on foot is a fun and healthy way to enjoy your spring break.
Chagrin Falls has numerous trails that are ideal for long treks and forest bathing. For relaxing hikes, some of the best places to explore are Chagrin Falls Village Park, Big Bluestem Loop, and Henry Church Rock. If you’re up for a more challenging hike, you can try trails with a moderate difficulty rating such as Bridle Trail Loop, Henry Church Jr. Rock Loop, or the Sulphur Springs Loop and Bridle Trail.
Downtown Chagrin Falls is also perfect for walking! Explore the scenic, pedestrian-friendly streets, drop by the boutiques and art galleries, and take a break at one of the local cafes and restaurants.
Hit the roads or trails on your bike
Biking provides many health benefits, and spring is a terrific time to cruise around town. You can also do it by yourself, with family or friends, or with a club. If you really get into it, biking could become your primary mode of transportation. You’ll be able to save money, get a good workout, and leave a smaller carbon footprint while going about your daily activities.
To help you get started, check out upcoming events, riding clubs, and projects organized by Bike Chagrin Valley, a Bike Cleveland chapter founded in 2018 by cyclists from different communities in Chagrin Valley. For a list of some of the best-rated biking trails in Chagrin Falls, head to this page.
Enjoy a relaxing yoga session
Yoga is a perfect low-impact workout for beginners looking to ease into a new spring exercise routine. It offers numerous benefits for the mind and body by improving flexibility, strengthening muscles, and reducing anxiety and stress.
The great thing about yoga is the low barrier of entry – all you need are comfortable clothes, a yoga mat, some beginner yoga tutorials on YouTube, and you’re set. If you want to take your practice to the next level, you can enroll in one of Chagrin Falls’ many outstanding yoga studios such as:
- Chagrin Yoga
- The Heart Center
- Yoga and Pilates with Elizabeth Silas
- Sanctuary Yoga Studio
- 3 Spirals Studio
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