With a long day of conference activities ahead and behind you, working out helps bring you clarity and peace of mind during all the conference craziness. Exercising helps both your physical and mental health and helps you maintain routine while away. Whether you’re a heavy lifter or like something lighter like yoga, San Antonio offers a wide range of both indoor and outdoor physical activities. Sign up for a guided class with a group of your colleagues or take an adventure of your own on one of San Antonio’s many outdoor hiking trails while at the American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting in San Antonio, Texas.
If shopping is your version of cardio then you’re going to love combing up and down the #1 attraction in Texas, the San Antonio Riverwalk. Between shopping, guided tours, and sampling some of the best cuisines Texas has to offer you’ll probably never want to leave! This is one of our favorite ways to exercise because it combines food, fun, and exercise that doesn’t feel like exercise. It’s an all-around win!
Is there anything more relaxing than creating a mind-body connection with nature? Explore San Antonio Fitness through their outdoor Yoga and Tai Chi classes. This is a great opportunity to soak up all the sun and fresh air you want in the middle of the winter. Yoga has been known to reduce anxiety, improve flexibility, relieve stress, and improve respiratory functions. Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese tradition that, today, is practiced as a graceful form of exercise. It involves a series of movements performed in a slow, focused manner, great for stretching and serenity.
Explore the great outdoors with one of San Antonio’s incredible trails. Located just 10 min from downtown enjoy shaded and paved trails perfect for jogging, walking, or just getting away from the hustle and bustle of the conference. This trail will definitely help you get your steps and close your rings. With both paved and natural trails hikers of all levels can enjoy the Wildlife Trails at Brackenridge.
The San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department operates the City’s recreational and cultural programs and maintains more than 240 City-owned parks. Through the San Antonio Natatorium you can take swimming fitness classes, yoga, Tai Chi, enjoy outdoor fitness stations, outdoor fitness classes, and hiking and biking trails.