Healthy Life

Five Ways to Feel Your Best in May

BY May 1, 2022
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May 4, 11, 18, 25

Yoga Alliance-certified instructor Bonnie D’Angelo leads this one-hour flow session in the historic Edison and Ford Winter Estates’ Moonlight Garden in Fort Myers. The morning class takes place every Wednesday and is suitable for all skill levels—just bring your mat. $20,

May 7

Race for a cause with the all-ages Girls on the Run – Charlotte County 5K, which supports the nonprofit aimed at helping girls in third to eighth grade develop healthy physical, emotional and social habits through running. The race, held at Laishley Park Municipal Marina in Punta Gorda, celebrates recent graduates of the eight-week program. All participants get a medal at the finish line. $30,

May 14

To recognize Mental Health Awareness Month, David Lawrence Centers hosts a family-friendly Mind Your Mind Community Day at Cambier Park in Naples. Expect a morning of yoga flows, plus other activities and resources to prioritize and destigmatize mental wellness. Free,

May 14

In the Lovers Key Turtle Trot 5K—one of the most scenic races in the region—run along the Gulf and through the mangrove-lined paths at Lovers Key State Park in Fort Myers Beach, ending at the beach with an awards ceremony and breakfast. Participants win awards in more than a dozen categories. $35,

May 18

The Naples Pathways Coalition’s 10-mile Ride of Silence raises awareness for bike safety and honors cyclists who were injured or killed on the road. Pedal off at 6 p.m. from Cambier Park for this slow, one-hour cruise through downtown Naples. Free.

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