The Bar Method

1 E. Delaware Place, Suite 208

Want a workout that’s super effective in a studio that’s clean and chic? Welcome to the Bar Method. The Bar Method works every inch of muscle through dance conditioning and interval training. The final result is a lean, long, and fully toned body.


230 W. Division, Old Town

People all over the windy city are trading in their gym memberships and personal trainers for a chance to burn at Shred415. This boot camp consists of four 15-minute strength and cardio intervals that promise to shred fat and tons of calories.

Karyns Cooked

738 N. Wells St, River North

Karyn’s is a gourmet, vegan restaurant that tastes so good, even your boyfriend will leave satisfied.  The prime location houses a hip restaurant with wooden accents.  Opened for lunch, dinner, or brunch the options are endless!

Meli Café

540 N. Wells St, River North

“Meli” means honey in Greek, and the café exudes that with their warm and inviting golden décor, and absolutely delicious food.  Meli café is the hottest brunch spot for Chicago’s healthy & hip.  Serving only organic cage free eggs, their breakfast is un-matched in quality and draws lines out the door during their popular Saturday and Sunday brunch times.

Kayak Chicago

1600 N. Lake Shore Drive (just south of Castaways), Old Town

Take advantage of Chicago’s unique rivers and lake with Kayak Chicago.  From rentals to lessons and tours, Kayak Chicago offers everything your adventurous heart desires for a fun-filled out of the box workout. Our favorite is the Firework Paddle tour, where you can watch fire works right from your kayak on summer nights!

YogaNow (beach yoga)

Oak Street Beach (near the “Food + Drink” restaurant), Gold Coast

Get a great workout while working on your tan with YogaNow’s Beach Yoga.  Using Oak Street beach as your studio and the lake as your vision, what could be more relaxing?  After class grab a friend, a light bite, and take in the scene at Oak Street Beach Food + Drink.   Try it once and you’ll realize you finally found oasis in the busy city.


2013 Chicago Healthy Summer Guide

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