More Than a Gift

It’s almost that time of year again! Tis the season to discover that some people are much easier to shop for than others.

This year, we challenge you to give MORE THAN a gift. Psychology research has proven that people feel more connected to someone who gifts an experience over a possession. In turn, those on the receiving end actually report higher levels of happiness than those who receive physical, material gifts. The novelty of something physical tends to wear off rather quickly, while the anticipation of awaiting a fun experience will last much longer!

Why is this?

Eventually, we all stop appreciating things that we are constantly exposed to. The novelty of the brand-name workout wear will eventually wear off and become old news. But the memory of you and your best friend tackling a fitness class together will last a lifetime!


Has your mother always wanted to try belly dancing? Sign her up for a 12-week Beginner Belly Dancing class for adults! Better yet, register yourself as well so you can experience it together and make new memories!

We are also approaching the start of a new year. A new year calls for a new you – and what better way to express you love someone than to gift them something that will benefit their health?

Give the give of health this season.

We have included our top suggestions below:

  1. Dance class
  2. Yoga class
  3. Fitness class
  4. Private sessions or personal training
  5. Workshops (ex. How to Salsa Dance)

Other suggestions include stepping out of your comfort zone and trying hiking, canoeing, kayaking, horseback riding, booking a personal chef for a catered dinner and/or purchasing tickets to a sporting event.  Do you have any other great ideas to add to this list? Please share!


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