Adventure, Yoga & Chocolate: Enjoy Valentine’s Day in Birmingham

Valentine’s Day is nearly here! This year, treat your sweetheart to a romantic experience sure to gain you big romance points. We’ve put together a few local and green-minded ideas that are sure to help inspire your Valentine’s Day.

LOVER’S LEAP

Take a leap into the next phase with your sweetie this Valentine’s Day– that is, take a leap into more adventure and enjoy the new 1,300 foot Mega Zip side-by-side ride at Red Mountain Park’s Kaul Adventure Tower. This new attraction at the park is sure to get your hearts pumping!

Begin this special Valentine’s Adventure with a guided hike into the Park. You will also receive complimentary flowers provided by Davis Wholesale, fire-side dinner and dessert provided by Klingler’s, and Jennifer Alsabrook-Turner Photography will be on-site to capture your romantic moments. Lover’s Leap Adventure Tours begin Saturday, February 14th at 1 p.m. Tours run every hour on the hour.

$75 per couple. For more information and to register online, visit redmountainreservations.org.

chocolateFOR THE LOVE OF CHOCOLATE

Chocolate is one of the very few no fail ways to win over most loved ones.  This Valentine’s Day, the Birmingham Botanical Gardens wants to help bring you and your partner a whole lot closer to a love of chocolate. Learn about the plants that make it possible as well as its fascinating history of ritual, medicine and passion reaching back through the last 4,000 years into exotic lands and ancient cultures.

Afterward, you’ll grab your spoons for a hands on approach to learning the process of creating flavorful hot cocoa stirrers, piping with chocolate, and how to dip your favorite treats. Guests are invited to take their handmade treats home in a special Valentine box.

$18 single, $30 couple. For more information and to register online, visit bbgardens.org/classes.

PARTNER YOGA

Bring playfulness into your yoga practice and relationships with Birmingham Yoga’s Partner Yoga event from 2-4 p.m., on Saturday, February 14th. Bring a friend or romantic partner and experience fun new ways to combine poses with one another. This special class incorporates poses accessible to all levels. Some of the class will be learning how to adjust your partner’s poses to offer them extra support or enhance their stretch, and part of the class will be focused on you and your partner in a combined pose.

$40 couple. For more information and to register online, visit birminghamyoga.com/partner-yoga.

family_yoga2VALENTINE’S DAY FAMILY YOGA

Join Annie Damsky of Villager Yoga for a fun way to celebrate Valentine’s Day with the family. This special event for Family Yoga will take place from 9-9:30 a.m. and will be centered around opening your hearts to what you love. Participants will have the chance to create valentines for one another and share them with a heartfelt gratitude meditation. Afterward, guests will enjoy a fun chocolate meditation! This class will be held at ivivva showroom and is geared toward those 3 years-old and up.
$15 per parent & child, $5 per additional family memberFor more information and to register online, visit villageryoga.com/work_category/current-events.

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