Healthy Life


House Call: 5 Ways to Stay Fit in February

Feb. 7

The Publix Run to the Arts 5K coincides with ArtFest Fort Myers for a day of art and fitness along the downtown waterfront. Participants receive an artist-designed T-shirt and breakfast following the race, when there will also be art activities to enjoy. A virtual run is also available. $40.

Feb. 8

It’s been said that you can feel the energy in a room. Serenity Gardens Spiritual Health and Wellness Center shares what spiritual energy means and how you can harness it for yourself and others, including through the use of Reiki. Free. (941) 883-4942

Feb. 14

Stop by For Goodness Sake for a morning of mental and physical wellness. The day starts with a yoga class, followed by plant-infused drinks provided by Plant Matter-Kava. $20 for the class.

Feb. 27

Part of the South Florida Half Marathon, the 3rd Annual Fort Myers City of Palms Half Marathon and 5K takes place at Florida Gulf Coast University. You’ll race around the campus and finish the last stretch of the course along the beach of the school’s Lake Como. $109 for the half marathon, $39 for the 5K.

Feb. 28

Cooking demonstrations, food samples and expert speakers at the Charlotte County Veg Fest help you discover easy ways to transform your health with a plant-based diet. Free.