This cool event series will keep your body (and mind) balanced this season

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Between all the potluck dinners, champagne toasts, and sugar-loaded treats in your holiday party lineup, you may be ready to take a nap until 2017.

Yep, you’re not imagining it: This time of year can take a serious toll on your body and mind—which is why the Samsung 837 X Wanderlust event series will be your wellness lifeline. 

Wanderlust is bringing its creative, high-minded spin to Samsung 837’s high-tech community space with a succession of free events all season long. Think: centering meditation sessions, yoga classes for a total body-reset, and energizing fitness workouts—all taught by some of New York City’s buzziest instructors.

So far, we’ve hit up a meditation master class with Ally Bogard and an upbeat yoga flow with Lauren Imparato—but don’t worry, there’s still lots more to come. As in, three classes a week into 2017, all held in the a.m. so you can get grounded before you head into the office.

Scroll down for our top picks for mindfulness events you won’t want to miss this season.

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Photo: Nikki Costello
Photo: Nikki Costello

Yoga veteran Nikki Costello brings her A-game to the high-tech main stage on December 16. While you stretch and flow, you’ll be able to see yourself projected on a giant screen—trust us, it’s really cool (and rejuvenating).

Layla Luciano
Photo: PACT Park

Work it out with kickboxing queen (and Bravo star) Layla Luciano on December 21. The founder of PACT Park and former trainer at Barry’s Bootcamp will offer up her martial arts expertise for a sweat-fueled refresh.

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Photo: Elena Brower

Bend your body and mind with yoga guru Elena Brower on January 6. Founder of Teach.Yoga and author of Art of Attention, she’s such an expert that she teaches other yogis how to do it better. In other words, your asana is in good hands.

Photo: Amanda Butler
Photo: Amanda Butler

How do you score a free session with in-demand trainer Amanda Butler? Hit up the Fhitting Room instructors’ class on January 11. With a heart-pumping jumpstart to 2017, your New Year’s goals will be on lock. 

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