Here’s how to relieve holiday stress at the Delaware beaches./Adobe Stock, by Kaspars Grinvalds
The holidays are supposed to be centered around family and giving, but it can quickly turn into a season of stress, over-eating and over-spending. To combat the holiday blues, make some time for yourself and relax at these events Delaware’s coast that will help you achieve Zen.
They say laughter is the best medicine, so make a point to check out Wellness Laughter Yoga at the Lewes Public Library. Michele Buckler, a certified laughter yoga leader, runs the class which requires no physical activity or even a yoga mat. The program is open to all ages. No registration is required, and walk-ins are welcome.
All classes begin at 8:30 a.m. and will be held on the following dates: Friday, Nov. 22; Friday, Dec. 6; Friday, Dec. 13; Friday, Dec. 20 and Friday, Dec. 27.
111 Adams Ave., Lewes • 645-2733
Yes, it’s chilly out, but a little exercise and fresh air does wonders for the body—and the mind. The Sunset Bridge Walk in Rehoboth Beach is the perfect opportunity to get outdoors and enjoy beautiful scenery. Participants will hike to the top of the Indian River Inlet bridge just in time to catch the sun setting over the Indian River Bay. A park interpreter will lead the way, pointing out bridge features and explaining how the inlet has changed over the last 100 years. The walk is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 23 from 4-5 p.m. Pre-registration is required and it is $6 per person. For more information, call 227-6991.
25039 Coastal Highway, Rehoboth Beach • 227-6991
Between baking, wrapping gifts and decorating you’ll probably forget to do one thing: breathe. Consider a meditation class, which will force you to slow down and relax. Rehoboth Beach Yoga is hosting a free meditation Satsang the day before Thanksgiving. Group meditation leaders are certified Svaroopa® Vidya meditation teachers and have been trained under Swami Nirmalananda Saraswati, spiritual leader and master teacher at Svaroopa® Vidya Ashram. The class is held from 6-7:30 p.m. For more information, call 226-7646 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rehoboth Beach Yoga, 20245 Bay Vista Road, Suite 101, Rehoboth Beach • 226-7646
Fifer Orchards’ Cider Fest can turn any frown upside down, especially when there is free apple cider and marshmallows by the bonfire. Deck your house in all the necessary holiday decor and make sure to stock up on apple cider doughnuts and caramel apples. Santa is visiting, too, from noon-1:30 p.m.
Fifer Orchards, 1919 Allabands Mill Road, Camden-Wyoming • 697-2141