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Natural Awakenings Naples and Fort Myers

Shangri-La Springs Holiday Sprit Abounds

Shangri-La Springs, in Bonita Springs, offers organic garden tours, healthy lunches, special events and spa gift certificates make great holiday gifts. Walking tours led by Cecelia Morales around their four-acre garden with subtropical, tropical, annual and perennial crops are held from 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Brunch, featuring fresh, seasonal ingredients from their garden, along with locally sourced organic protein, is offered from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Overnight stays can be booked in the Hellman or Bonita suites on the ground floor of the historic hotel. The onsite boutique offers nature-inspired gems, ornate jewelry, embroidered bags, scarves and more fine items created by local artists.


Jane Carroo leads Monday Yoga Nidra and Wednesday Journey Dance classes from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Joyful Yoga, with Tess Chiodo, is held from 11 a.m. to noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Vinyasa, with Kim Quan, takes place from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays.


Location: 27750 Old 41 Rd. To register for yoga and other classes, contact Carroo (847-776-8717, ThePeacefulPresence.com); Chiodo (239-898-7256, [email protected]); and Quan ([email protected]). For more information, visit¬†ShangriLaSprings.com.¬†