Posts Tagged ‘Fitness and Wellness’

Achieve Balance at a Yoga Class

Achieve Balance at a Yoga Class

Yoga is practiced worldwide by millions of people, and offers some incredible health and wellness benefits. The beauty of yoga is that can be practiced almost anywhere, and by anyone. Here on St. Croix, there is a thriving yoga community and classes are offered island wide for every level of yoga practitioner. Take advantage of…

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Enter a Road Race

Enter a Road Race

Many think of St. Croix as a tropical paradise full of beaches, where people spend their days basking in the sun and floating in the Caribbean Sea. While that is partially true, there is also a huge fitness and running community here on the island. For visitors and residents, this means that while you enjoy…

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The Courtyard Juices & Fitness Studio

The Courtyard Juices & Fitness Studio

The Courtyard is the spot for all your fitness class needs! The Courtyard is a fitness studio and juice bar conveniently located in the heart of downtown Christiansted, directly across the street from the Government House. Enjoy a variety of classes including yoga, floor barre, ELDOA, and more in our open-air studio located above the…

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Take a Fitness Class on St. Croix

Take a Fitness Class on St. Croix

Looking to change up your fitness routine? St. Croix offers a variety of different fitness classes for all ages and fitness levels. From high-intensity CrossFit classes, to flexibility increasing barre classes, there is something for everyone. Try a new type fitness class to get yourself inspired to get back into shape, or mix in a…

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Just Breathe: Meditating on the Beach

Meditation is a great way to reduce stress, build self-confidence and self-esteem, and maintain good health. Meditating on the beach is even better, as it allows you to connect with nature while also providing a calming background soundtrack. Take advantage of the fact that St. Croix offers a multitude of secluded beaches to practice your…

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Enjoy a Romantic Couples Beach Massage

Beach Massage and Bodywork Delivered

What could possibly be better than getting a massage on one of St. Croix’s picturesque beaches? How about sharing the experience with the one you love? Couples massages encourage bonding, increase the comfort level for both individuals, and offers a rare opportunity for you do something together where you’ll both leave feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. As…

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Revitalize the Body and Soul at a Spa

Nothing seems to revitalize the mind, body, and soul like a trip to the spa. Here on St. Croix there are a number of places where you can go to indulge in a relaxing massage or a specialty spa treatment. Enjoy your treatments in air conditioned comfort, or beach side for a true Caribbean experience. Whether…

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St. Croix: The Fitness Island

St. Croix Scenic 50 Race

When you think of St. Croix, you probably think of limin’ around the beautiful beaches, soaking up the sun and floating in the Caribbean Sea.  If so, you may be surprised to find that St. Croix is quite the fitness island as well!  St. Croix boasts over 52 races, open-water swims, marathons, and triathlons each…

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Hike to Historic Ham’s Bluff Lighthouse

Hike to Historic Ham's Bluff Lighthouse

If you are looking for a short (but relatively intense) hike with incredible views, and a little historical value to boot, head for Ham’s Bluff. Located where St. Croix’s North Shore and West End meet, this 30-45 minute hike offers scenic vistas along the trail ending at the historic Ham’s Bluff Lighthouse, 360 feet above…

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Alive and Well Massage

Rhonda Pessin at Alive and Well blends a variety of techniques with 25 years of experience to create a personalized therapeutic massage experience. She is skilled at working with injuries, chronic tension and pain and also gives a soothing relaxation massage. She includes Deep Tissue, Swedish and Sports Massage, Structural Integration, NMT and Energy Balancing. Melt away chronic…

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Get Fit

Stone Bodyworks Wellness

It’s New Year’s time again, that time of year when we all make promises to ourselves (or ‘resolutions’) to do things like get in shape, eat better, stress less, spend more time with family…you get the idea.  Well, St. Croix offers a great opportunity for you to make this the year you make one of…

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The Boardwalk Parlour

The Boardwalk Parlour

The Boardwalk Parlour is a fun little salon located in the heart of Christiansted on the island of St. Croix. We believe that beauty starts from within. We pride ourselves on carrying products with the best environmentally safe ingredients. We value continuing our education in the beauty industry to bring the latest in cutting, coloring,…

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St. Croix Coral Reef Swim

St. Croix Coral Reef Swim

Who knew that when I moved to St. Croix I would become an athlete? Okay, so I use the term ‘athlete’ loosely, but I have just participated in the 19th annual St. Croix Coral Reef Swim. This annual event attracts not only world class athletes, but swimmers of all ages and levels from all over since it includes a one-mile, a two-mile and a five-mile swim race.

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Cane Bay Fills with Mermaids!

Cane Bay Fills with 'Mermaids'!

Who doesn’t love mermaids? The first weekend in November, Cane Bay was filled with ‘mermaids’…both by land and by sea! The Mermaid Mixer is a fun, women only splash or dash event held each November at Cane Bay.  Participants, or ‘mermaids’ as they are called, sign up to either run 3 miles or swim 1/4…

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340 CrossFit

340 Crossfit

Get your fitness fix on STX!  At 340 CrossFit, we are dedicated to helping our members achieve their fitness goals.  We offer a positive and encouraging environment that caters to students of all ages and abilities.  Our one hour workouts are designed to improve functional movement through highly intense and constantly varied skills than can…

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Quiet Reflection at The Labyrinth

Quiet Reflection at the Labyrinth

I find it surprising how many wonderful places can be unintentionally hidden, even from locals, here on the island of St. Croix.  The most recent example I discovered is the Labyrinth at Estate Mount Washington on the West End of the island.  Many people drive by the unsuspecting turn that leads you to Estate Mount…

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Massage on the Beach (or Ohh, that felt nice!)

Massage on the Beach

My first massage on the beach won’t be my last! Michael & Terry Dance, owners of Beach Massage & Bodywork Delivered, are totally mobile and can come to you! They just happen to be at Chenay Bay Beach Resort this weekend and it was convenient for me to schedule a beach-side massage. Ohh, it was…

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Beach Massage & Bodywork Delivered

Beach Massage & Bodywork Delivered

A Romantic Couples Massage on a quiet, secluded beach is the perfect beginning to your married life together! Terry and Michael, the VI’s only husband and wife massage team, offer 60 or 90 minute sessions with the option to upgrade with a bottle of bubbly – a great idea for other special occasions too! Have…

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Triathlon Traditions

Wall-2-Wall Triathlon

Everyone that lives here on St. Croix has their own triathlon traditions. Some people officially volunteer and are assigned to one of many different tasks at or leading up to the triathlon, from trimming the brush along the shoulders of the road and collecting trash, to handing out water or working the first aid stations.…

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Mind, Body and Sole

Mind, Body and Sole

Sole. Yes. As in the soles of your feet. Have you paid attention to them lately? Day after day, they bear the weight of, well, you. And they ache! They are dry and rough and not to mention the 3 month old polish on them! Guys, have you trimmed your toe nails lately? I was…

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