Today’s side deal honors the snowboarding scene in A Few Good Men with snowboard or ski tuning up plus one hand-warmer packet and toasty toes packet at Daddies Board Shop for $15. Recapture your snow equipment's swagger so you can reign supreme on the slopes of victory.
Adore Spa & Boutique uses both classic and modern methods to leave complexions glowing. Although facials are among the spa's specialities, the aestheticians also offer moisturizing and detoxifying facials, along with a number of advanced skin treatments. These include high-tech HydraFacials and Circadia peels, as well as photofacials and nonsurgical microcurrent face-lifts, which employ the Solid-Tone 2500's light-emitting diodes. In addition to skincare, Adore volumizes and lengthens lashes with NovaLash eyelash extensions.
Stocked with fresh-baked bread, artisan cheeses, and wines from around the world, Blackbird Wine Shop initiates patrons to haute fare with customized tastings, wine-and-cheese pairing lessons, and cellars of bottles available for purchase. To preview the nose, bouquet, and sense of humor of wines, patrons can sample five self-selected vintages during evening tastings before committing to taking one home. For a more in-depth experience, groups of up to 10 can learn the most pleasing pairings of cheeses with eight regional wines, complementing each vintage’s flavor with three cheeses, olives, bread, almonds, and fruit.
Today's side deal gets your feet rolling on a long-deferred New Year's resolution: for $40, you enroll in a half-marathon training course at Foot Traffic University ($85 value). Training begins at 8 a.m. on Saturday, January 30, at the Northeast Foot Traffic store for runners and walkers committed to participating in the Foot Traffic Flat Half Marathon. Weekly meetings vary throughout Lake Oswego, Downtown Portland, and Northeast Portland. Along with a 10% discount at any of Foot Traffic's stores, you'll get $15 off admission to the race itself (up to $60 fee).
The certified instructors at Urban Pilates teach an adaptive curriculum of more than 20 strength, flexibility, and cardio group classes in a functional fitness suite of floor-to-ceiling windows, shock-absorbing floors, and exposed pipes. All levels of core-carvers can boost abdominal strength, stability, and the ability to accurately throw darts with one hand while bobbling a hot potato with the other in a 50-minute Mat Class. Otherwise, taffy-stretch your endurance with a 45-minute Cardio Pump class consisting of five to seven workout stations, or use resistance bands to tone torsos with a one-hour Body Sculpting class. Urban Pilates also offers three varieties of yoga and a M.E.L.T. Method class, a healing regimen that reduces muscle tension and joint pain while teaching you how to make s'mores with your mind.