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Start Off the New Year Right with Monarch

December 27, 2019

It’s almost a new year and a new you! We hope to inspire positivity and healthy self-development in 2020, so, we encourage all residents and prospective residents to grab a workout buddy and check out some of these great health-oriented events in the area, starting right here at Monarch Waugh Chapel.

Health-Driven Open Houses at Monarch
In 2020, Monarch is promoting healthy lifestyles at our January open houses.

  • On Saturday, January 11th, from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., we are hosting a “Get Fit” open house. Stop by and chat with residents about exercises, meal plans, and bodily health! Patrons and residents, we are giving away 1 Free FitBit per lease — the perfect accessory for your healthy New Year resolutions!
  • On Saturday, January 25th, from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.we are hosting a “New Year, New You” open house. We are offering a $100 Bed, Bath & Beyond gift card with every lease! It’s a perfect start for your wellness journey!

Mindfulness at Monarch
Here at Monarch, we offer zen spaces for all residents. Our expansive and luxurious yoga space is perfect for physical and mental exercises. We encourage you to take up a yoga class this upcoming 2020 year. Yoga is scientifically proven to: reduce stress, relieve anxiety, reduce chronic pain/tension, relieve migraines, reduce inflammation, improve heart health, and better the overall quality of your life!

You may also meditate in the solarium for better mind-body awareness, decrease stress, and relieve mental duress!

Get Fit in the New Year
These healthy nearby events are sure to be fit and fun!

New Year’s Day Yoga & Burning Bowl Celebration
Start your healthy New Year with Crofton Yoga on Wednesday, January 1st, from 10:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.! Release tensions, worries, doubts, and old habits during flow yoga. There will also be a Burning Bowl ceremony that mirrors the Japanese spiritual blessing, Reiju, for grounding, protection, and empowerment. Tickets for the workshop may be purchased online!

First Day Hike
Who doesn’t love a scenic and relaxing hike? Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks is hosting their first hiking excursion of the year from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m.! Connect with nature and visit the new Quiet Waters Retreat. This moderate 2 mile hike is perfect for families.

1st Day Hike of Spa Creek
Melt your worries away with Spa Creek Conservatory on January 1st, from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m.! This scenic hike will show you: restored creeks, marshes, and beaver dams!

Rocket Yoga Master Class with Pat McLeaf
Take-off with infamous yoga instructor Pat McLeaf on January 3rd, from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Improve your core and decrease blood pressure with primary, intermediate, and advanced Ashtanga poses. Tickets may be purchased online for $30/person.

2020 Body Back Transformation Info Session
On January 4th, preview an 8:15 a.m. class at Gambrills Fitness & Yoga Studio! You may join in and do the warm-up, high-intensity workout, and meditation session! If you’re interested, stay for the info session at 9:30 a.m. and share health goals and obstacles! This inspirational session will encourage you to meet all of your self-care goals!

Vision Board Workshop For The Introvert
Rejuvenate your mindset on January 4th, from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. This FREE workshop will allow you to create your own vision board to reflect 2020 goals and inspire positive change! Vision boards are visual reminders to pursue motivation.

Meditative Sundays
StaCentered Yoga is creating a serene environment on January 5th, from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m.! Ring in the New Year with yoga and Sound Meditation! Tickets may be purchased online for $15/person.

Power 14 Bootcamp
Start the New Year with Blue Lotus Yoga & Barre’s two-week bootcamp with a holistic approach to fitness.

Week 1: January 5th – January 11th
Week 2: January 12th – January 18th
5:45 – 6:30 a.m. Monday through Friday
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Saturday
Primary Consultations Sunday
Register online for a healthy mind and a healthy body!

Winter Yin Workshop with Keli
Join Keli on January 11th, from 4:00 p.m. until 5:30 p.m., to focus on your Qi, or Water element! Keli’s workshop will focus on energy derived from the kidneys and the restoration of balance to promote strength and perseverance. Tickets may be purchased online.

Yogi Adventure to Cuba
Melt away stress and pursue mindfulness in Havana, Cuba! Join Blue Lotus Yoga & Barre on an adventure for some much-deserved R&R. Visit the beaches, explore caves, witness diverse marine life, and get away from the wintry chill from January 16th until January 20th! Check the website for the down payment and price information. 

Just Breathe: Breathwork Circle with Trish Brewer
On January 19th, from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., practice meditation techniques and balance energy with Trish Brewer’s breathing techniques! This class will allow you to reduce stress and reinforce positivity. Tickets may be purchased online.