Meet your New Year’s resolutions in San Diego

The biggest step in completing your New Year’s resolution? Show up.

A spin bike class at Hotel Del Coronado in San Diego

A spin class at a local landmark with views of the ocean? Not too shabby.

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Looking to meet your New Year’s resolution in San Diego? From feeling fit to finding more family time, check out our local resolution recommendations below.

Semi-private fitness classes in San Diego

Let’s hit the gym.

💪 Join a gym or fitness class

  • Earned Fitness | 6690 Mission Gorge Rd., Ste. O | Semi-private coaching sessions will help you on your path to a healthy, active lifestyle.
  • Beach Spin | Hotel del Coronado, 1500 Orange Ave. | This cardio-blasting, 45-minute workout goes down at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday on the historic hotel’s lawn — with views of the ocean.
  • Floating Yogis | Mission Bay and Agua Hedionda Lagoon | Yoga meets paddle boarding in this class, which returns this spring.
  • Yoga with Shawna | Mission Beach, Ormond Court and Ocean Front Walk | This daily class — 11 a.m.-12 p.m. — welcomes yogis of all levels to find zen in the sand.
The views hiking Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve in San Diego

Hiking at Torrey Pines is always a good idea.

Photo via Monica Garske + SDtoday

💆 Practice self care

  • Lemongrass Aveda Salon & Spa | 910 Second St. | This Encinitas-based spa specializes in a holistic approach to hair, skin, and body care — try a relaxing massage or facial, or get a new ‘do.
  • Fairmont Spa & Wellness | Fairmont Grand Del Mar, 5300 Grand Del Mar Ct. | Treat yourself to a five-star spa experience while surrounded by the beauty of Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve.
  • Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve | 12600 N. Torrey Pines Rd. | Nature, hiking, and breathtaking ocean views will have you feeling refreshed in no time.
Kitchens for Good Shop in Pacific Beach

The shop’s green exterior at the corner of Hornblend + Cass streets draws you in.

Photo via Stacy Keck

♻️ Shop sustainably

  • Kitchens for Good Shop | 980 Hornblend St. | Local nonprofit Kitchens for Good runs this colorful shop in Pacific Beach where you can buy “pre-loved” cooking, baking, and dining items. You can donate your gently used kitchenware, too.
  • The Mighty Bin | 2855 El Cajon Blvd., Ste. 4 | This zero-waste grocery store offers package-free food, personal care, and household items — with dispensers that let you buy exactly the amount of whatever you need.
  • Bad Madge & Co. | 2205 Fern St. | This boutique resale shop in South Park is brimming with clothing, accessories, furniture, and antique goods. It was ranked the top vintage and consignment store in the US by Yelp in 2022.
Floating yoga and paddleboarding in San Diego

It’s not yoga, it’s not paddle boarding — it’s stand-up yoga paddle boarding.

Photo via @floatingyogis

🍳 Cook more meals at home

  • Sur La Table | Fashion Valley Mall, 7007 Friars Rd., Ste. 930b | The store offers in-person cooking classes daily — from breadmaking and perfecting your basic knife skills, to full-fledged meals from around the world.
  • Eatsies | La Jolla | Chef Teri offers three-hour, custom cooking classes for small groups in her La Jolla home — bring some to-go containers.
  • Pasta Bella San Diego | Locations vary | Learn the basics of making fresh pasta at these workshops, which travel to different locations around San Diego County.
Verbatim Books art display in North Park, San Diego

Used books still tell a story.

Photo by Michael Beausoleil + SDtoday

📖 Read more books

📚 Feeling extra committed? Check out our roundup of 26 books by local authors.

Hiking at Mission Trails in San Diego

Trek Mission Trails with family and friends.

Photo via Monica Garske + SDtoday

🌸 Spend more quality time with family

🎨 Nurture creativity

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