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You don’t have to wait for the new year to start treating yourself. Movement Arts on Camano Island is a yoga and pilates studio and introduced online content and live streaming capabilities this year as a means to keep practicing during the Coronavirus and the Stay at Home Order with the motto, ‘through crises comes transformation!’ In Winthrop, Motive yoga studio has shifted all services online. They stream live yoga classes 7 days a week, have a library of on-demand videos, and downloadable yoga guides to help you keep your yoga practice going in the comfort and safety of your home. Becalm offers gift certificates for massage therapy, acupuncture and therapeutic foot baths in a peaceful setting in the heart of Vashon Island.
Many of us were forced to postpone a special event in 2020 and you can start fresh next year with a gift card to a beautiful Washington venue. Union Event Co in White Salmon is a bespoke wedding planning and design studio specializing in wedding day management, floral design, and event rentals. If you’re looking for rustic elegance, try Altimeter Cabin in Ashford, a unique, private forest cabin & outdoor event area. Planning an event and not sure where to start? Vashon Events is a nonprofit organization on Vashon-Maury Island that provides information and resources for visitors and islanders on things to do, where to eat, where to stay, and more.
Whether you want to document a special event or just capture this unique time period, Washington has many talented photographers to work with. Portraits by Satya Photography capture the essence of you and the ones you love and sessions are available throughout the San Juan Islands and the Pacific Northwest. Check out HK Photography in Selah for outdoor sessions, indoor sessions, and special events, and be on the lookout for affordable mini sessions each month. Have some fun at Studio 1890 in Leavenworth, dressing up in authentic German or old timey costumes and having your picture taken.
It’s time to make a plan to chop that quarantine mane. Buy a gift card for Seaport Salon and Day Spa, a local, community-driven, and family-owned serene escape located in Old Town Silverdale. In Walla Walla, Bliss Spa and Salon can take care of your hair and offers facial and body treatments too. Indulge in an edgy cut to start the year off with some excitement at the Giddy Up Salon and Spa in Okanogan.
Start preparing now to make those New Year’s resolutions a reality, buy a gift card that will encourage you to start off 2021 active and healthy. Olympic Outdoor Center has multiple locations with a large in-store and online gear selection, and offers a complete compliment of paddle sports events, tours, rentals, and instruction. Methow Cycle & Sport is a four season, full-service bike and Nordic ski shop in Winthrop, Washington that is committed to providing high quality service and the best products available. Don’t just be active, stay active. Prime Sports Institute in Bellingham exists to help athletes stay in their prime longer, perform better and have more fun doing it by providing athletic training, coaching, massage, nutrition, physical therapy, and sports psychology.
This year we have all learned the value of selfcare. In Pullman, Rockstar Body Bar is locally owned and offers a full body bar menu for all the things your body wants & needs when it comes to beauty. Try A Touch of Lemon in Stevenson for a wide range of massages, haircuts, styling, and waxes, they even come to you at home! Give the gift of relaxation with a gift certificate to the enchanting boutique Skin Envy Day Spa in Sequim, a place to escape and relax.
Take a few minutes and check out all the services in your area. Need coworking space for remote work in 2021? Whether you’re escaping the home office, ditching the commute, or looking for a place to meet or teach, you’ll find your perfect solution at Vibe Coworks in Poulsbo. Looking for a fun element to add to your first in person party when things open back up? Call JR Russell Magic now to book for a future event, whether it be a birthday party, library event, fundraiser, office, corporate, or school. Want to add a new skill for the new year? Learn, design, and water marble on silk in just half an hour at Marbley in Coupeville and take home a gorgeous creation of your own making. You are bound to find something perfect for you and help your neighbors and local economy in the process.
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– Written by Diana Thibado