Jun
25
6:00 PM18:00

Sunset Yoga in the Park

Yoga in the park, under the setting sun. Join us for an all-level yoga class, curated by Cat Aldana of EAT STRETCH NAP. Meet at the Freehand Hotel front desk lobby, then enjoy a pleasant walk to the park, followed by yoga. FREE!

Class is BYOM (bring-your-own-mat). Please arrive 15 minutes early-class leaves for the park at 6pm. All are welcomed.

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Jun
26
5:30 PM17:30

90s Brewga Under the Flamingo

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Come as you are and get your stretch on outdoors at Kluczynski Plaza (Calder’s Flamingo, anyone?? You *know* you know it. It’s this epic red sculpture!) and then we'll pop into Adams Street Brewery, located within the historic Berghoff Restaurant, for a 16 ounce brew of your choice.

Light + easy, beginner friendly yoga class led by EAT STRETCH NAP Yoga + Meditation Teacher Cat Aldana. No change of clothes required! Just your 90s loving self! Bring a mat and get ready to stretch out your day, relax, unwind and meet new people!

Included in this event:

- 30 min. yoga session led by EAT STRETCH NAP

- Pint of Adams Street Beer

- New friends new friends new friends!

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Jul
7
10:00 AM10:00

Sunday Stretch - Rooftop Yoga Edition!

Stretch out the weekend in a monthly yoga series curated by Cat Aldana of EAT STRETCH NAP™. BYOYogamat

Happening the first Sunday of the month on the Prairie (Ace Hotel's rooftop)

 

SUNDAY STRETCH SESSION
by EAT STRETCH NAP™

10AM - 11AM // SUN. JULY 7

Ace Hotel Chicago // Prairie

BYOYogamat

$15 with RSVP

No refunds


In the event of rain, this class will take place in Form, on the 6th floor.

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Bend + Blend: Yoga + Cocktails!
Jul
25
5:30 PM17:30

Bend + Blend: Yoga + Cocktails!

Join us for yoga and breakfast at the World of Whirlpool! Feel lighter and less weighed down in a mindful movement session led by EAT STRETCH NAP Yoga + Meditation Teacher Katherine Gorski and learn how to make a delicious homemade protein shake and a grain-free and refined sugar-free breakfast bar. Don’t forget to bring your own yoga mat! Beginners welcome!

Included in this workshop:

  • 45 min. Yoga session led by an EAT STRETCH NAP Instructor

  • Enjoy the drinks and snacks prepared by our chef

  • Printed recipes

  • Tips and tricks on how to properly care for your favorite athletic wear from our laundry expert

    *Recipes are vegan and gluten free.

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May
29
5:30 PM17:30

90s Brewga Under the Flamingo

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Come as you are and get your stretch on outdoors at Kluczynski Plaza (Calder’s Flamingo, anyone?? You *know* you know it. It’s this epic red sculpture!) and then we'll pop into Adams Street Brewery, located within the historic Berghoff Restaurant, for a 16 ounce brew of your choice.

Light + easy, beginner friendly yoga class led by EAT STRETCH NAP Yoga + Meditation Teacher Cat Aldana. No change of clothes required! Just your 90s loving self! Bring a mat and get ready to stretch out your day, relax, unwind and meet new people!

Included in this event:

- 30 min. yoga session led by EAT STRETCH NAP

- Pint of Adams Street Beer

- New friends new friends new friends!

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Yoga + Tequila // Happy Hour Yoga Session
May
15
6:00 PM18:00

Yoga + Tequila // Happy Hour Yoga Session

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Yoga + Tequila Pre-Happy Hour Yoga Session with EAT STRETCH NAP Yoga + Meditation Teacher Molly Black.

Melt the stress of the week away during an all levels, one hour yoga session in one of our penthouses. After yoga, join us for Happy Hour in the Broken Shaker.

Your ticket includes the yoga class plus a cocktail in the Broken Shaker.

Come as you are.

All are welcome.

$25

What to bring:

A yoga mat and an open mind.

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May
4
12:30 PM12:30

Simplify Your Workday for Success Workshop

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Feeling stuck? Shake up your routine this spring! Join Career Coach @liztraines and Registered Dietitian @mayabach_rdn for a half-day "Simplify Your Workday for Success" workshop. Take control of your day by learning simple strategies for reducing overwhelm, building career confidence and hacking your health. After enjoying a healthy lunch, we'll be talking all things career and health so come with your questions! You can expect to walk away with a roadmap for continued personal growth and adding a few supportive, like-minded women in your life. Learn more here


WHEN: 5/4 from 12:30 - 4:30 PM

WHERE: evolveHer

TICKETS: Start at $99


Discount code for $20 off: EATSTRETCHNAP20

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May
3
8:00 AM08:00

Morning Meditation + Writing Workshop

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Join us for a morning of meditation and writing at evolveHer! Bloom into the new moon with a meditation led by EAT STRETCH NAP™ Founder Cat Aldana and a self-connection writing exercise led by TODAY I DID IT RIGHT™ Co-Founder Ariel Upton.

Included in this workshop:

  • 15 minute meditation led by Cat

  • 45 minute writing / group reflection session led by Ariel

  • Coffee and Stan's Donuts

What to bring:

  • Open mind and open heart

Only 10 spots available, so grab your friends or come solo and meet some wonderful people.

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New Moon Yoga
May
1
6:00 PM18:00

New Moon Yoga

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Reset your mind and body with an all-level new moon yoga class, led by EAT STRETCH NAP Yoga + Meditation Teacher Kristine Schumann. Join us for an intimate evening of yoga in the penthouse!

Only 7 spots available, so grab your friends or come solo and meet some great folks! Class is BYOM (bring your own mat). Please arrive 15 minutes early.

Freehand Chicago Hotel

Wednesday, May 1 @ 6PM - 7PM

BYOYogamat 

$10

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Yoga + Chill at The Robey Hotel With Wellness With Molly
Apr
27
10:30 AM10:30

Yoga + Chill at The Robey Hotel With Wellness With Molly

Come thaw out with us at Yoga & Chill on Saturday, April 27th! Enjoy a group yoga class hosted by Molly Black from Wellness with Molly being held at The Robey Hall (2018 W North Ave) from 10:30 am - 12:30 pm. Stay after for complimentary sips from the brand new Rise Up Nutrition, CBD from Allitom, shopping with Joriki Yoga, complimentary bites by Clif and an amazingly healthy fun giveaway!

About Molly and her style of yoga: 

Molly created Wellness With Molly to mindfully empower people through yoga, meditation and coaching. She has been doing yoga for 10 years and got her Yoga Teacher Training in France. Her style ranges from restorative to vinyasa and also teaches guided meditation. 


Molly has been using the healing powers of CBD for two years. She mixes a tincture in with her tea in the morning and uses a body balm at night to ease back pain.

Collaborations

  • Rise Up Nutrition

  • Cliff bars

  • KitchFix

  • Allitom CBD

  • Joriki 

Thanks to KitchFix for hooking it up with 30 bags of granola to the first 30 people to arrive! 

Event details:

  • Saturday, August 27th; 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

  • The Robey Hall - 2018 W North Ave., Chicago, IL 60647

  • Chill Yoga Class

  • Light post-workout sips, bites, shopping & socializing!

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Apr
7
10:00 AM10:00

Sunday Stretch - Winter Edition!

Stretch out the weekend in a monthly yoga series curated by Cat Aldana of EAT STRETCH NAP™. BYOYogamat

Happening the first Sunday of the month at Ace Hotel Chicago.

SUNDAY STRETCH SESSION
by EAT STRETCH NAP™

10AM - 11AM // First Sunday of the month
Ace Hotel Chicago // Form (6th Floor)

Sunday, April 7 @ 10AM

BYOYogamat 

$15 with RSVP

No refunds

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Feb
21
7:15 AM07:15

Body Worship with Mel Safford + Do What Feels Good Book Signing with Hannah Bronfman

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Thursday, Feb 21, 2019 7:15 - 8:30 AM @ Chop Shop

Hannah Bronfman is a champion for health and wellness. As the founder of HBFIT—a guide to all things beauty, health, and fitness—and the author of the newly released Do What Feels Good, Bronfman is committed to helping everyone, everywhere, live a life that makes them feel great.

Join Hannah Bronfman for a morning of movement, mindfulness, and community. Together, you’ll take BODY WORSHIP, created by Mel Safford, a body-positive cardio dance experience that incorporates lead-and-follow choreography and promises a good sweat. Immediately following, Bronfman will sit down to share the health and wellness journey that led her to Do What Feels Good.

We’ll close out the morning with a book signing.

Ticket price includes a copy of Do What Feels Good: Recipes, Remedies, and Routines to Treat Your Body Right

**NOTE: BODY WORSHIP is a cardio workout. Please wear clothes and shoes you feel comfortable moving in and expect to break a sweat. We'll see you on the dance floor!**

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Dance with Mwenye Fundraiser
Feb
16
9:30 AM09:30

Dance with Mwenye Fundraiser

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Join us at the JW Marriot Chicago for a morning of sweating and supporting! HIIT, Boxing, Yoga, and Dance all in one morning all to support the Dance with Mweyne Foundation!

Doors Open at 9:30AM

10:00-10:45AM Sport & HIIT with Nike Master Trainers Dave Carson and Betina Gozo

10:45-11:30AM Yoga with Jason Loebig of Live Better Co., Barry’s Bootcamp, & JW FIT Squad Cat Aldana of EAT STRETCH NAP , JW Fit Squad and Equinox

11:45AM-12:30PM Dance & Kickboxing with Seobia & Tanya Lozano of Healthy Hood Chicago

12:30-1:15PM Boxing with Men's Health Top Trainer and Golden Gloves ChampGideon Akande + TBD

****Jason Raynor will lead a Recovery Station Powered by Hyperice ****
Utilizing the popular Hyperrice Hypervolt to aid in recovery along with the 
Vyper and Hypersphere. Enter the raffle to win 1 Vyper & 1 Hypershphere

LIVE DJ from Chicago's Hottest DJ, DJ Sye Young of the DJ Firm

Giveaways from:

Nike, Vital Proteins, Luna Bar, RX Bar, RoadRunner Sports, Eminence Cosmetics, and more!

Massage and Body work by Delos Therapy

Braid Bar

All proceeds will go to the Dance with Mweyne Foundation.

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Feb
3
10:00 AM10:00

Sunday Stretch - Winter Edition!

Stretch out the weekend in a monthly yoga series curated by Cat Aldana of EAT STRETCH NAP™. BYOYogamat

Happening the first Sunday of the month at Ace Hotel Chicago.

SUNDAY STRETCH SESSION
by EAT STRETCH NAP™

10AM - 11AM // First Sunday of the month
Ace Hotel Chicago // Form (6th Floor)

Sunday, February 3 @ 10AM

BYOYogamat 

$15 with RSVP

No refunds

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Jan
6
10:00 AM10:00

Sunday Stretch - Winter Edition!

Stretch out the weekend in a monthly yoga series curated by Cat Aldana of EAT STRETCH NAP™. BYOYogamat

Happening the first Sunday of the month at Ace Hotel Chicago.

SUNDAY STRETCH SESSION
by EAT STRETCH NAP™

10AM - 11AM // First Sunday of the month
Ace Hotel Chicago // Form (6th Floor)

Sunday, January 6 @ 10AM

BYOYogamat 

$15 with RSVP

No refunds

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EAT STRETCH NAP™ Ayurvedic Self-Care Workshop
Nov
25
4:00 PM16:00

EAT STRETCH NAP™ Ayurvedic Self-Care Workshop

EAT STRETCH NAP™ Ayurvedic Self-Care Workshop

Led by Brian Witten, EAT STRETCH NAP™ Instructor, Yoga Teacher, Holistic Health Coach and Ayurvedic Practitioner 


Have you tried every diet and lifestyle program out there but can’t seem to find what works for you? Good news! There’s a much easier approach towards better health and it’s through the ancient science of Ayurveda. In this workshop, you’ll discover  how to create a more balanced lifestyle and develop a deeper connection with yourself. You’ll learn what your dosha, or unique mind body type is and walk away with a holistic health plan that will help you feel your absolute best inside and out! 

Sunday, November 25

4p-6pm

Free Mvmt Shop, 1962 N. Bissell

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Oct
21
10:30 AM10:30

Victory Dance Camp

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VICTORY DANCE CAMP IS A ONE OF A KIND DANCE EXPERIENCE IN THE HEART OF CHICAGO!!

A full weekend of competiton, class, and auditions led by the industries leading talent. Faculty includes Candace Brown, Tony Tzar, Shaun Evaristo, CJ Salvador, Lee Daniel, Sienns Lyons + special guests.

Victory will be implementing various mind & body classes into the curriculum so we're super excited to welcome lady boss and Founder of @eatstretchnap Ms. Cat Aldana!! Catch her class on Sunday, October 21 at 10:30AM.

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Daybreaker CHI // FANTASEA
Sep
26
5:30 AM05:30

Daybreaker CHI // FANTASEA

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DAYBREAKER CHI // FANTASEA

🎶 “Be our fant ta ta SEAAA.” 🎶 One epic Mermaid and Unicorn party comin’ right up. 🦄

On Wednesday, September 26th, it’s imagination and self-expression to the max. We’re channeling every legend of mermaids, mermen and unicorns that ever existed and creating a sharknado of fun.🦈

Meet us on the dance floor, dressed in anything mermaid-esque, ocean vibey or with a unicorn flavor. Bring your floaties and let’s get glitterfied as we rise with the tide. And if there’s something you haven’t been quite sure if you should rock or not 🤔 …. doooooo it.

Let’s kick off the fall in full expression of ourselves.

See you on the dance floor.💃

PS! HUGE GIFT. 🎁 For this event, every ticket includes a copy of BELONG by Daybreaker Mama Bear, Radha Agrawal. This is her how-to when it comes to creating your dream tribe and finding meaningful friendships. 🙏 You will lurve it. Normally BELONG is $20, so srsly, this is such a gift you won’t find anywhere else.

// Wednesday, September 26th
// Yoga by Cat Aldana
 5:30 - 6:30am (please bring a yoga mat!)
// Dance Party 6:30 - 8:30am
// Secret Location  — to be revealed soonly
// Free Seedlip Drinks, the world’s first distilled non-alcoholic spirits
// Free breakfast bites, cold brew coffee, healthy juices + more
// GET TICKETS HERE — Tix movin' faster than the ocean's current. 🌊

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Sep
22
1:00 PM13:00

Find the Remarkable You! Self-Love Stretch Sessions at Macy's Oak Brook

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On Saturday, September 22 from 1pm-3pm EAT STRETCH NAP will be leading free Self-Love Stretch Sessions at Macy's in Oak Brook! Come stop by, shop and stretch with us!

Find The Remarkable You!

This Fall, it's all about owning it, embracing your femininity, celebrating your power and that fearless energy. Head to Macy's for private styling sessions by Ali Stone of Those White Walls and Caitlin Jecklin + Danielle Sommerfeld of Once Upon a Dollhouse!* Interact, learn and get inspired by their must-have fall looks, featuring The Edit: Our Fashion Director's picks to buy, love and wear all season. While here, enjoy creating your own desserts with Bon Vivant Cakes, self-love stretch sessions with EAT STRETCH NAP™, digital illustration by Laura Bean, style challenge with INC and more!**

Event subject to change or cancellation. *Limited spots available, to RSVP for your styling session with Ali please go to @alialistone Instagram or Cailtin + Danielle please go to @onceuponadollhouse Instagram. Direct message them between the dates of August 27th through September 21st. You will receive a confirmation email with your appointment, if availability permits.

**All giveaways are one per person, while supplies last and time permits.

Saturday, September 22, 2018.
1:00pm

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CHAARG DAYTREAT // Equinox
Sep
22
9:00 AM09:00

CHAARG DAYTREAT // Equinox

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THE CHAARG DAYTREAT hosted by Equinox

Grab your girlfriends + join us for The CHAARG DAYTREAT -- a wellness experience focused on intention setting, self-care, community… + of course, sweat ; )

The Day Will Include:

— Morning vinyasa flow led by CorePower Yoga
— A live podcast focused on self-care featuring women in wellness
— TRI SWEAT SWESH [yes, three different workouts ; )] at Equinox
— Guided intention setting, group meditation, community building, lots of inspiration <3
— Live Well Bag for every attendee, $250+ worth of wellness goodies [including a full outfit from Beyond Yoga!]
— 3 Day Membership Pass to Equinox to use after the retreat! 

++ MORE! ; )

When — Saturday, September 22 // 9AM-7PM

Where — Chicago, IL [Eugenie Terrace Sky Lounge + Equinox Lincoln Park!]

Want Extra Goodies? Refer a friend [make sure she adds your name at registration!] + receive $50 of extra wellness items in Live Well Bag : ). 

**Please note: This retreat is only open to women out of college over the age of 21 + not currently enrolled in an undergrad program at a university.

**This event is open to members + non-members of CHAARG. There will be no refunds upon purchase.

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Sep
16
10:00 AM10:00

Sunday Stretch - Rooftop Edition!

Stretch out the weekend in a monthly yoga series curated by Cat Aldana of EAT STRETCH NAP™. BYOYogamat

Happening the first Sunday of the month on the Prairie (Ace Hotel's rooftop)

 

SUNDAY STRETCH SESSION
by EAT STRETCH NAP™

10AM - 11AM // SUN. SEP 16

Ace Hotel Chicago // Prairie

BYOYogamat

$15 with RSVP

No refunds


In the event of rain, this class will take place in Form, on the 6th floor.

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EVOLVEHER: Wellness Dayfest
Sep
15
9:30 AM09:30

EVOLVEHER: Wellness Dayfest

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EvolveHer Presents: WELLNESS DAYFEST

Join EvolveHer for a full-DAYFEST filled with activities, fireside chats, and panels focusing on EH core values; Wellness, Business Development, and Connections. There will be delicious food, health-conscious drinks, and some awesome vendors who have put together an amazing take-home goody bag! 

The core focus of this event is to entertain, bring together, and build connections with like-minded women around the city of Chicago. Topics include surrounding your brain and the neuroscience behind your well-being, how change is a constant and where it can take you, and how to fuel your side-hustle into your full-time dream career. 

Our speakers and panelist come from all sorts of wellness backgrounds and we cannot wait to share them with you! 

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Aug
5
10:00 AM10:00

Sunday Stretch - Rooftop Edition!

Stretch out the weekend in a monthly yoga series curated by Cat Aldana of EAT STRETCH NAP™. BYOYogamat

Happening the first Sunday of the month on the Prairie (Ace Hotel's rooftop)

 

SUNDAY STRETCH SESSION
by EAT STRETCH NAP™

10AM - 11AM // SUN. AUG 5

Ace Hotel Chicago // Prairie

BYOYogamat

$15 with RSVP

No refunds


In the event of rain, this class will take place in Form, on the 6th floor.

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May
12
6:00 PM18:00

Body Worship

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This SATURDAY, May 12, BODY WORSHIP with Mel Safford is back!

BODY WORSHIP is a sweaty, sexy, body-positive cardio dance experience and this Saturday, we doin' it for the mama's yaull.  #MothersDay Eve will be v 🔥, v extra, and shakin allllll that ur mama gave ya. We take moves straight from the hottest videos and biggest dance floors and incorporate them into fun, fat burning cardio-dance routines set to an epic playlist. The format is lead and follow choreography on the verse and chorus and then repeating throughout. Come for the beats, stay for the sweat, #BYOBooty. There ain't no party like a BODY WORSHIP party.

WHEN // Saturday, May 12, 6-730p

WHERE // Zen Yoga Garage, 1845 N Milwaukee Ave in Bucktown

HOW // $20 Venmo (@Mel-Safford) or cash at the door, email melaniesafford@gmail.com to register.

WHO // This class is inclusive for all regardless of dance experience, body type, sex, race, color, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, beyonce lovers, rihanna lovers, yogis, non-yogis, et al.

Details below, grab your girls, see you on the dance floor xxx

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Apr
8
10:00 AM10:00

Sunday Stretch Session

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EASY LIKE SUNDAY MORNING 🎶

Get centered + focused for the month ahead in an expertly curated yoga series by EAT STRETCH NAP™. Happening the first Sunday of the month in Mahoney (Ace Hotel's flexible ground-floor space). 

SUNDAY STRETCH SESSION
by EAT STRETCH NAP™ 

10AM - 11AM/  SUN. APRIL 8, 2018

$10 with RSVP

No refunds

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Mar
10
9:00 PM21:00

AUX CORD DJS AT VIRGIN HOTEL

Aux Cord DJs is a party series breaking down the barriers to DJing armed with nothing but an aux cord and good taste. No cover, no dress code, no playlist pretension – just good people playing good music by any means necessary - iPhone, laptop, controller, whatever. Skip the line outside with RSVP on Do312. This month's lineup features the myth herself Jean Deaux, The O'My's own Maceo Haymes, Adot, and yoga guru Cat Aldana; spinning all of their favorite tunes on the 25th floor, straight from the iPhones, laptops, and whatever else they feel. Virgin Hotel Chicago resident DJ Will Galvan will be pulling it all together with a fantastic late night set. Don't miss it.

FEATURING...

JEAN DEAUX
MACEO
ADOT
CAT ALDANA

+ WILL GALVAN LATE NITE

Seeya at Virgin Hotel

203 N Wabash Ave

On the 25th Floor

** Cat is on from 9PM - 11PM. Puuuurrfect for still getting 8 hours of sleep ;) xx

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Mar
10
6:00 PM18:00

BODY WORSHIP

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This Saturday, March 10 is the first in a series of pop-ups featuring Mel Safford's new cardio dance class: BODY WORSHIP

The same booty beat format you know and love, with a few surprises and a hella rebrand ;) Details below, see you on the dance floor xxx

WHEN // Saturday, March 10, 6-730p

WHERE // Zen Yoga Garage, 1845 N Milwaukee Ave in Bucktown

HOW // $20 cash or Venmo at the door, DM or email melaniesafford@gmail.com to register.

WHAT // BODY WORSHIP is a sweaty, sexy, body-positive cardio dance experience. We take moves straight from the hottest videos and biggest dance floors and incorporate them into fun, fat burning cardio-dance routines set to an epic playlist. The format is lead and follow choreography on the verse and chorus and then repeating throughout. Come for the beats, stay for the sweat, #BYOBooty. There ain't no party like a BODY WORSHIP party.

WHO // This class is inclusive for all regardless of dance experience, body type, sex, race, color, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, beyonce lovers, rihanna lovers, yogis, non-yogis, et al.

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Feb
23
to Feb 25

Creative Women's Co. Chicago Retreat

FEBRUARY 23RD – 25TH 2018
Freehand Hotel Chicago | 19 E Ohio St, Chicago, IL 60611

Join creative women entrepreneurs at our very first All Inclusive Retreat event in Chicago.

You’ll get a chance to not only connect with speakers and attendees at a personal level but you’ll be able to set a time to get away from your busy schedule, recharge your creativity with our programs, and enjoy quality conversations with like-minded creative women.

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

2 Nights/3 Days Shared Room Accommodations at Freehand Hotel
Welcome party, dinner experiences and all breakfast, lunch, and snacks in-between
3 days of relaxing, light discussion with women entrepreneurs/business owners and self-care themed masterminds
Creative sessions like coloring and calligraphy therapy
Yoga and meditation session
Intimate access to our speakers
Networking sessions on a personal level
All content and classroom materials
Swag and surprises from our sponsors

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